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The Modern Butlers’ Journal, October 2019 Placement and Job Vacancies

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FEMALE BUTLERS WANTED FOR HONG KONG-BASED FAMILY

Exiting job opportunity for beginning female butler looking for adventure! You will be part of a team of six butlers who manage multiple households for a family based in Hong Kong, China, and soon, Europe, including providing F&B services and some housekeeping. There will be travel involved. Live-in, 65K USD p.a. base salary plus annual bonus, health insurance, etc., and annual flight ticket home. Chinese language skills NOT needed. E-mail the Institute for more details.

6-WEEK BUTLER ASSIGNMENT IN CANNES, FRANCE, SUMMER 2020 

Client is looking for a butler or household manager who can manage a private villa for a family during the summer of 2020 (July/August). Must be able to speak French and English fluently. E-mail the Institute for more details.

FEMALE BUTLER/VALET/CHEF SOUGHT FOR SMALL HOUSEHOLD IN LA JOLLA, CA

You will be taking over from the current butler/valet/chef who is retiring after 15 years with this employer. Principal is looking for a team player who will report to her directly. You will not be asked to manage other staff (2 housekeepers). Duties will include cooking meals for the principal and her guests as needed (several times a week); do all the menu planning and shopping. Must have formal serving skills. You must have hands-on experience taking care of valuable china & crystal and setting beautiful tables with them. Second major duty is looking after the principal’s wardrobe: cleaning, mending, organizing, etc. Must have hands-on knowledge of what that takes. You will also be tasked with cleaning fine art pieces, antiques, etc., so must have an good understanding of cleaning techniques for those. Position is live-out. Good salary DOE with usual benefits. E-mail the Institute for more details.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT SOUGHT FOR POSITION IN ENGLAND AND EUROPE 

A top celebrity needs a PA who can also cover some valet functions, for a one-plus year assignment. The ideal candidate needs to be energetic and upbeat, able to handle an intense workload and schedule in a demanding but pleasant, ethical environment. You’ll be based in England, so you’ll need a UK work permit; some travel to Europe is expected. Training can be provided if needed, although experience as a PA/valet is preferred. The right candidate will be apprenticed into the position by other PA’s working for this celeb in other countries. Remuneration package depending on experience. E-mail for more details.

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