The Modern Butlers’ Journal, September 2018, Placement and Job Vacancies

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A Fort Worth, TX family is looking for a full-time live-out Butler. The candidate should be multi-dimensional and willing and able to perform any task required in a busy home, formal or informal. Compensation will be 10% greater than your current proven compensation, with benefits.
Responsibilities will include:
·        Assisting House Manager with all his duties
·        Reconciling and auditing household budgets/credit card statements
·        Managing inventory for both the home and off-site storage locations
·        Assisting with household and family safety and security measures  
·        Overseeing family packing and travel preparations
·        Coordinate/Follow through on household purchases of furnishings and accessories
·        Assisting in managing household staff
·        Assisting with planning and organizing social and holiday events
·        Maintaining school and activity schedules for children of the family
·        Scheduling extracurricular activities and securing professional instructors relative thereto
·        Scheduling and tracking pet health care, vaccinations, and grooming
·        Following checklists – every employee and every activity has a checklist and a procedure. You must be detail oriented and enjoy following checklists and making sure others follow the procedures diligently
·        Working Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 6:30pm  with occasional special occasion coverage 1x/mo on average
The successful candidate will:
·        Be able to commit to this role for at least 2 years
·        Be able to provide response to emails from homeowner within 1 hour of receipt during nights and weekends unless at a special event or asleep
·        Be able to use 50% of your vacation time between July 2 – August 8
·        Have reasonably good Excel and Word skills
Field-related degree not required but a plus.
Please contact the Institute if interested and qualified.

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