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Household Manager
#943 The family is looking for a skilled Majordomo or Butler to join their growing team
Salary Attractive salary DOE
Relocation Yes
Accommodations This is a live-out position
Location Woodside, CA
Status Open
Job Summary

High-profile family in Woodside, CAhas an immediate opening for a skilled Majordomoto join their growing team. This is a great opportunity which offers a positivework environment, an exceptional management team, and a generous compensation package. Skills and Key Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ experience working as a Majordomo or Butler for a prominent family or individual
  • Must have strong longevity in past positions (3+ years in several posts) and amazing references
  • Must currently work or have very recently worked in a long-term position on a fine estate
  • Must be comfortable working under the direction of the Estate Manager and Assistant Estate Manager
  • Should have strong experiencemanaging domestic employees
  • Authorization to work legally in the United States
  • Willingness to submit to an in-depth background investigation after a conditional employment offer is made
  • Professionally trained is preferred


  • Management and supervision of housekeepers, stewardesses and chefs
  • Complete oversight of principal's home; maintaining consistency of standards, procedures and services.
  • Supervise and coordinate onsite activities and provide day-to-day direction to staff
  • Daily walk through or property, ensuring principals aesthetics and all equipment/facilities are functioning properly
  • Provide weekly rotating schedules for staff; manage vacations and special requests
  • Create a house manual for all housekeeping and service related items
  • Develop housecleaning standards and procedures including zoning duty assignments, rotating schedules, standards, and inventory management
  • Set the service standard and responsibility of training, mentoring, coaching, and development of direct reports
  • Maintain all records including inventories, steps of service, checklists, cleaning instructions, etc.
  • Cross train housekeeping department and stewardesses in respective job duties
  • Monitor and maintain maintenance punch list in conjunction with the facilities department
  • Facilitate arrangements for meetings and execute special events, coordinate and interact with guests, VIP'S, current staff and outside support staff
  • Liaise with vendors, contractors, family office, and estate staff
  • Coordinate projects as assigned by Estate Manager and Assistant Estate Manager
  • Hands-on duties as needed, general errand running
  • Organize, package, ship and receive deliveries and packages for household and principals
  • Manage petty cash; maintain and submit records and receipts
  • Review staff expense reports and submit to the family office on a timely basis
  • Be available 24/7 for principal and any urgent requests from the family office and facilities staff and outside support staff.

Salary and Benefit Package

  • Attractive salary DOE
  • Full corporate benefit package
  • Three weeks vacation
  • Yearly reviews/increases based on performance
  • Year-end bonus based on performance
  • Relocation package provided to the successful candidate

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