Being a House Manager

House Managers serve as the liaison on behalf of the entire domestic staff, reporting to a more senior point of contact or the principals directly. House Managers focus primarily on the operations of the interior of the residences. This role often acts as a direct gatekeeper to the principals for all matters related to the household and domestic staff.

Core Responsibilities

  • Supervising household and staff daily activities, ensuring protocols are upheld and in accordance to the household manual
  • Onboarding additional staff including recruiting, training and management
  • Sourcing and maintaining relationships with household vendors and contractors
  • Assisting with special events including pre-event set up, event execution and oversight, and post-event break down
  • Personal shopping, errand running and concierge work as needed

Skillset Required

  • Creating and adhering to annual maintenance schedules and house manuals
  • Enacting and executing standard operating procedures
  • Effectively managing staff, and overseeing vendors and contractors
  • Event planning and management
  • Exceptional “razor-sharp” eye for detail and organizational skills, aesthetically-minded
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC; Smart Home systems knowledge

Hospitality, professionalism, and integrity are the pillars of Hire Society’s business model.