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Job Title: Butler
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: B-22
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: West Hollywood, CA US
Salary Offered: $90,000-$100,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
Experience Req: 5-7+

Prominent family seeks a proactive, responsible, organized and detail-oriented Butler to assist with the service, coordination, and maintenance of their West Hollywood residence. The position is full-time and consists of a 5 ½ day workweek when the principals are in-residence, with time made up with they are traveling, which is very frequently.

A keen eye is important to preserve the aesthetic of the residence and the look and feel they like to uphold at in-home events. Strong formal food service skills are a must and a background in fine dining restaurants and/or high-end hotels is preferred. This individual will be a motivated self-starter and possess a “no task is too big or small” attitude, as this role requires working in a small team with cohesive and positive energy. The candidate must have exceptional time management and task prioritization skills in order to efficiently assist with the running of the residence. Additionally, the individual will have experience and knowledge of home construction management and completion as well as in home systems.

Responsibilities for the role include but are not limited to:
• Assisting with renovation management, packing and unpacking, and
• Overseeing grounds and exterior of the estate
• Co-managing home projects and construction
• Organizing and implementing storage systems in new home
• Automobile maintenance and ensuring vehicles are guest ready at all times
• Serving as an all around gatekeeper to the principal
• Assisting with calendar planning, scheduling, travel coordination, and 
meeting logistics
• Personal shopping, stock procurement, running errands, and concierge work; household inventory management
• Demonstrating a hands-on approach to daily house maintenance
• Ensuring the residence is in pristine guest-readiness condition at all times
• Providing formal and informal food service
• Planning, executing and overseeing large and small events
• Electronic maintenance, ensuring all laptops, phones, etc. are charged and ready for the day
• Oversight of all deliveries, renovation projects and general maintenance of the residence; making client aware of any necessary repairs or purchases that are beyond the scope of the household staff
• Ensuring the proper care of fine art, furnishing, and wardrobe
• Additional Butler responsibilities as requested by the principal

• Strong command of English language; superb communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 5 – 7+ years related experience working in a similar role for a private estate and/or high-end restaurants and hotels
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4 year College or University A PLUS
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; above and beyond attitude
• Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed
• Polished, poised, and professional; strong time management skills and task prioritization
• Formal food service, table setting, and flower arranging skills REQUIRED
• Laid-back attitude while maintaining a sense of urgency and extreme attention to detail a MUST
• Strong organizational skills required to create intuitive systems and procedures
• Experience overseeing extensive renovations a PLUS; knowledge of in-home systems (pool heater, Sonos, etc.) REQUIRED
• Must have a “no task too big or too small” attitude and be willing to jump in wherever necessary
• Technology savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC systems, Microsoft Office Suite and smart home systems; adept in operating smart home technology and accompanying security systems
• Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record and zero points on license; willingness to drive principals and guests when needed
• Legally able to work within the United States
Keywords: Butler, Assistant House Manager, West Hollywood
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