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Full-Time Butler: $90-130K+ and Benefits

Southampton, NY Full Time

Family is seeking a professional, experienced, and detail oriented full-time butler for one of their secondary residences in Southampton, New York. The schedule is on four to five days per week at approximately 12:00pm – 8:00pm. Butler is responsible for traveling internationally and domestically with family. Extreme flexibility is required for the position. Candidates should be experienced and comfortable working collaboratively in fully staffed formal residences. Ideal candidate has luxury hotel experience, bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required, 5-10+ years of consistent and recent domestic experience as a full-time butler, understands the importance of maintaining discretion, discreet and calm demeanor, assertive, positive, proactive, organized and detail oriented, service focused, kind, respectful, seeking longevity and has a flexible schedule. Strong preference for local candidates, but family would consider relocation for the right candidate. Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Greeting guests and serving as an all-around gatekeeper to the residence

• Providing personal assistance to principals

• Assistance in managing household staff

• Assisting with all elements of interior hospitality, food, beverage and wine service within the residence

• Personal shopping, running errands, and concierge work as needed

• Providing light pet care

• Assisting with event production for social/religious gatherings, philanthropic events, political fundraisers and additional private events

• Knowledge of treatment and proper handling of antiques, fine art and furniture (including detailed cleaning)

• Managing household inventory and procuring supplies

• Wardrobe management (packing and unpacking principals for travel)

• Knowledge of silver service

• Assisting with Smart Home technologies

• Acting as an extension of the additional residence managers in dealing with vendor and contractor relationships, project management, etc.

• Assist domestic staff with projects when necessary (e.g., creating a collaborative/team environment)

• Provide hospitality and attend to guest and family’s needs when visiting

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused

• Attentive to principals’ preferences and style (intuitive to their needs)

• Observant to the needs of family and home to anticipate their needs

• Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy

• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary

• Professional presentation of self and great personality

• Ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships with service providers, contractors and vendors

• Ability to easily take direction

• Strong ability to communicate and collaborate efficiently with principals and domestic staff

• Strong technology skills and experienced working with Macintosh

• Seeking longevity/long term commitment (e.g., at least 5-10+ years)

• Positive attitude and ability to handle residences and staff with ease and calm demeanor

• Active and fit

• Non-Smoker

REQUIREMENTS:

• Luxury hotel experience

• Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required

• 5-10+ years of consistent and recent experience working as a full-time butler

• 3-4 references from professional positions

• Ability to complete extensive background checks and drug tests

• Driver’s license and clean driving record

COMPENSATION:

• $90-130K gross salary (based on experience and qualifications)

• Health insurance

• Paid vacation days

• Paid government holidays

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required)

 

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you feel that you meet ALL of the requirements. Submit through our website at www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Position: Full-Time Butler: $90-130K+ and Benefits

Location: Southampton, NY




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