Estate Manager

New York | FILLED

House Manager required for a UHNW family to run their Private Household in New York, USA. Ideal candidates must be very flexible and happy to be on-call with a minimum of five years experience supporting Private Households before they will be considered for the role.

Duties:

  • Managing a large property and the household staff
  • Ensuring the household is run to a high standard and maintained
  • Prepare handbooks for all departments and the staff
  • Maintain and update handbooks on a regular basis
  • Arrange any building maintenance with contractors
  • Arranging Household events, gatherings, formal dinners, etc
  • Work closing with the family to ensure the household meets their needs
  • Prepare staff rotas, holidays, appraisals, etc
  • Hire new staff as and when required
  • Handle and maintain household budget
  • Create a household inventory
  • Welcome and greet guests upon arrival and cater to their needs for the duration of their stay
  • Liaise with family Personal Assistant to Principal’s

Skills and experience:

  • Experience and willingness to be on-call
  • Balancing books and creating expense reports
  • Friendly and approachable character
  • Firm but fair management style
  • Organised – able to juggle various household needs
  • Knowledge of luxury goods and services
  • Flexible and adaptable to deal with any situations that arise
  • You will need to have Apple iOS and MS office experience
  • You should be a confident and effective communicator
  • Outstanding attention to detail

Salary is negotiable but expected to be in the region of $100k depending on the individual.  As the House Manager, you will be expected to ensure the smooth running of the property and its grounds. Communication with the staff and family members will be integral to its successful management. Discretion is of high importance and candidates will need to prove this quality throughout the process.

VACANCY FILLED
2018-07-06T10:34:17+01:00

Contact Us:

London Office:
Level 24, The Shard
32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG
T: +44(0)20 7060 1130

Marlin private staff symbol