Job: House Manager / Butler / Personal Assistant, Beverly Hills, CA

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General Information


Job title:
House Manager / Butler / Personal Assistant
Job location:
Beverly Hills, CA  90210 United States
Requisition code:
HM-83 : Hire Society
Date posted:
08/22/2018
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
$100,000-$120,000 per year; possible discretionary, performance based annual bonus
All salaries are Dependent On Experience, References, and candidates must be comfortable submitting themselves for a Federal Background Check
Full non-contributory benefits package, effective after 90 days, two weeks paid vacation
Job Category:
House Manager

Job Description


Prominent family seeks a proactive, responsible, organized and detail-oriented House Manager / Butler to assist with the service, coordination, management, and maintenance of their Beverly Hills residence. The position is full-time, either Live-Out or Live-In, and consists of a typical five-day workweek, although the candidate should expect to be on call and available 24/7. The ideal candidate will thrive in an unpredictable, high-pressured, and unstructured environment.

This individual will act as gatekeeper to the principal and organize all aspects of their life. A keen eye is important to preserve the aesthetic of the residence. This individual will be a motivated self-starter and possess a “no task is too big or small” attitude. Strong leadership skills are essential, as this individual must onboard, train, and manage, the other members of the domestic staff. 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.



Responsibilities for the role include but are not limited to:
• Management of household staff and on-site vendor management
• Overseeing grounds and exterior of the estate
• Managing home projects and construction
• 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
• 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 House Manager / Butler responsibilities as requested by the principal

Job Requirements


• 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 or family
• 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
• Incredibly hands-on approach to household management
• Ability and experience in cohesively managing and overseeing construction projects and daily vendors a MUST
• Experience and ability to provide formal and informal service REQUIRED
• Comfortable and confident working in high stress, fast-paced environments where the utmost discretion and confidentiality are required
• Moderate pet care for one large dog
• Exceptional “razor-sharp” eye for detail and organizational skills, aesthetically-minded
• 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; MUST have a car
• Legally able to work within the United States
(Job number: 3775100)
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