Private Staff, PA & Yacht Crew Vacancies

Butler – Christmas Eve

£600.00 |Guildford|Temporary

A Head Butler is required for a temporary booking on Christmas Eve.

Candidates must have Butler training and considerable experience of working within private households.

A team of housekeeping staff will be on hand to assist you. You will be required to liaise with the Principal, the private Chef & Exec Assistant to ensure the evening runs smoothly.

Christmas Eve supper will be served at 6.30pm for 6 adults and 10 children.

Salary – £600 (£300 @ double-time rate)
Start time – 1pm 24/12

Applicants must be highly-experienced Senior Butlers with extensive knowledge of wine and cigar service.

A calm, efficient and child-friendly personality is required for this booking.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Setting the table
  • Formal table service
  • Pressing table linen and napkins if required
  • Polishing glasses and silverware
  • Selecting wines and chilling champagne
  • Arranging ice buckets, bar fruit etc for pantry station
  • Service of aperitifs, cocktails, soft drinks and brandy/after-dinner digestif
  • Cigar service
  • Hand-washing all glass and silverware
  • Assisting Chef where required

Key requirements

To be suitable for this role, you must have:

  • Experience as a Senior Butler
  • A calm, professional and efficient disposition
  • Extensive knowledge of service, fine wines, mixology and cigar service
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Attention to detail
  • A child-friendly approach
  • Applicants must have their own transport as this is a booking in a rural location

Start date: 24 December 2020

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