Valets and Lady’s Maid formally tend to the personal needs, wardrobe, and belongings of the Gentleman and Lady of the House respectively. Both roles comprise the same responsibilities while being sensitive to the personal effects of each principal.
Scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, and social obligations for the Lady or Gentleman of the Estate
Maintaining clothing care and organization, managing laundry, packing & unpacking
Personal shopping, managing itineraries and providing feedback regarding attire
Sending and accepting valuable packages and personal items
Light housekeeping of changing room and personal bathroom
Familiarity with varied calendar systems
Organizational and time management skills
Knowledge of fine fabrics
Being a Seamstress
Seamstresses are dedicated to the oversight and maintenance of fine clothing through expert care. This role generally encompasses all garment repairs and alterations and may also include the laundering of couture and fine garments not managed by a laundress or housekeeper
Providing expert daily care for all in-residence laundry and family wardrobes including hand-washing, dry cleaning, tailoring, etc.
Detailed ironing, steaming and pressing fine fabrics
Resolving laundry-based issues such as stain adn spot removal, fabric mending, alterations and repair
Comfortable handling fine garments inclusive of delicate fabrics and couture pieces
Able and willing to work with additional garment care staff
Exceptional organization skills and management of wardrobe, jewelry and accessory inventories
Hospitality, professionalism, and integrity are the pillars of Hire Society’s business model.