The Modern Butlers’ Journal, September 2020, Placement and Job Vacancies

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Live-in Personal & Family Assistant Wanted

An upbeat, proactive, productive, and hands-on individual who pays attention to details and can turn his or her hand to many different skillsets that assist the employer in running three large estates in Canada, US, and Europe, and traveling between these together with the active and upbeat Family members. The ideal candidate needs to be a citizen of one of these countries/regions.

This is not a formal or 9-5 household, there no finite job description but the job includes being the main point of contact for the Family on everything from finding a pilot abroad to stocking exclusive wine cellars, occasionally covering for the nanny, doing grocery shopping, helping manage the estates through the local staff in each, organizing memorable events, etc. Flexibility, a gung-ho service attitude, and a determination to make things happen in a high-paced environment are key.

Ideally, you are an active, efficient, and responsible individual with some experience working in a private household or on hotel front lines, able to anticipate needs and enjoy the exceeding of expectations; you would also be looking to grow your horizons and resume for several years (5-10 at least) with this family. Remuneration package to be negotiated, but starting at 60K. Email the Institute with your resume and current photograph at Contact us 

Butler Sought in Beverly Hills

Live-out male butler with a minimum of three years of experience sought for a high-profile family in Beverly Hills to provide personalized service to the principals and their guests, including helping to run the estate, providing occasional valet service, restocking wine collections and other items, occasionally helping serve meals and pour drinks for guests during events at the home, communicating with the housekeeping team, running errands and occasionally driving. A fairly informal home that hosts formal events from time to time. US citizen or Green Card holder only, please.

100-150K DOE plus full benefits (medical, 401K, etc.). Basic schedule: Wednesday-Sunday 12-8 pm. Must either live in LA metro area or be willing to relocate to Los Angeles (at your own expense) and present a negative Covid-19 test. If interested and qualified, please email the Institute with your resume with photo. Contact us

The Institute is dedicated to raising service standards by broadly disseminating the mindset and superior service expertise of that time-honored, quintessential service provider, the British Butler, updated with modern people skills, and adapted to the needs of modern employers and guests in staffed homes, luxury hotels, resorts, spas, retirement communities, jets, yachts & cruise ships around the world.”