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Job Title: House Manager
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: HM-138
Live In/Out: Live-In or Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Wainscott, NY US
Salary Offered: $75,000 – $125,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full benefits package, effective after 90 days
Experience Req: 10-15+

Private family based in Wainscott, NY seeks an experienced, organized and proactive House Manager to assist with the service, coordination, management, and maintenance of their primary residence. This position consists of a rotational schedule with 4-6 weeks on and 2 weeks off. The ideal candidate will work well with a domestic team as well as additional team members in and out of the home. The ideal candidate has strong formal experience within a private home and exceptional time management and task prioritization skills in order to anticipate any needs of the family and/or residence. MUST be child-friendly!

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
• Running day-to-day household operations and overseeing all elements of maintenance
• Ensuring the residence is in pristine guest-readiness condition at all times
• Oversight of all deliveries, construction 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
• Managing and maintaining relationships with multiple vendors and contractors
• Acting as the primary point of contact between Principal, vendors, contractors, and family office
• Handling all aspects of meal set up including table setting and service (formal and informal) for Principals and guests
• Assisting with the coordination of any special events, both in and out of residence
• Working alongside other household staff members and the family office
• Additional House Manager responsibilities as requested by the Principals

• Strong command of English language; superb communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 10 – 15+ years related experience working in a similar role for a private estate or family
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; above and beyond attitude
• MUST have experience working in a formal household; Formal food service and table setting skills REQUIRED
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; able to work with additional household staff
• Incredibly hands-on approach to household management and service
• Cooking skills a plus; able and willing to prepare healthy and delicious meals occasionally
• Comfortable and confident working in fast-paced environments where the utmost discretion and confidentiality are required
• Technology savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC; Smart Home systems knowledge
• MUST be comfortable working around children
• Legally able to work within the United States
Keywords: House Manager, Cook, Butler
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