House Steward - Stratfield Saye House, Hampshire

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Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South East England, Hampshire
Salary:
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
Functions:
  • House Manager
  • House Management
  • House Steward
Date: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Closing date: Saturday 4th August 2018
Our reference: BOX27342
Jobs available: 1

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to look after the ancestral home of the Dukes of Wellington, Stratfield Saye House, Hampshire. It was the country home of the 1st Duke of Wellington and continues to be lived in by the Duke of Wellington and his family. During specific periods of the year it is open to the public. The house is set in beautiful countryside and has a rich history.

 

 

The role is varied. However, the successful candidate must be able to carry out the following duties: Lead the staff who maintain and care for the House, prepare the house for public opening and private tours, prepare the exhibition in the stable block and the reception centre, cleaning and care of works of art and other contents of the house, preparing the house for all events, arranging extra staff when necessary for functions at the house, liaising with gardeners regarding flowers in the house for public visits and functions, be able to drive and have a clean driving licence  and manage the security and fire procedures for the House.

 

The successful candidate should have leadership skills to manage a small staff who look after the house, an interest in works of art and their care would be desirable and an experience of housekeeping or care of a house is desirable.  Good management skills, initiative, flexibility to respond to short notice requests, exceptional team spirit, discretion, be 100% trust worthy, have an eye for detail and accept only the highest of standards and be prepared to go that extra yard.

 

Pay and Benefits: Competitive salary, accommodation on the Estate and other benefits to be discussed.

 

Start Date – August/September 2018

 

Applications should be received by 20th July 2018.

 

Data Protection – All personal data submitted will be held on a secure server and will be deleted six months after the application window has closed less for the successful candidate.

 

 

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV and a short letter explaining why they are suitable for the role to Box No.

 


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