Are you looking to hire a Butler?
As an established household staff agency, we are able to place top calibre experienced butlers with you. We offer a fully bespoke service to ensure we match the best staff with you when it comes to hiring your next butler.
A butler is a domestic worker in a large household, he is the most senior worker, titles such as majordomo, butler administrator, house manager, staff manager, chief of staff, staff captain, estate manager and head of household staff are sometimes given.
Duties of a butler
Of course, the precise duties of the employee will vary to some extent in line with the title given, but more importantly in line with the requirements of the individual employer. For example, his tasks can include arranging dinner parties, looking after your yacht, making travel arrangements, maintaining the household budget, looking after visitors, doing the laundry, getting the kids off to school, tending the garden, and directing other workers in the household. As displayed above, the butler is a real super hero.
Qualities of a butler
Of course, a Butler should be loyal, discrete and respectful of clients’ privacy. Moreover, he or she needs to be extremely patient, welcoming and approachable. Moreover, he or she should have high attention to detail and a high level of skill and experience in managing a team and lead by example. Also, always staying calm under pressure and be able to prioritize and delegate under pressure.
Importantly, a Butler has to be proactive, flexible and adaptable with lots of common sense. Also, he or she has to possess great communication skills and manners. Furthermore, a Butler must be confident to be able to diagnose/fix simple problems if they arise. For example, this may include being computer literate. of course, silver service/waiting skills and experience are a must.