Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are assisting a valued returning Client with the search for a trustworthy travelling Butler. The role is Europe-based,  the client split their time between their vast estates in the Alps and the Cote D’Azur respectively. Both properties are fully staffed and operate in a very formal and traditional tone. The Butler will travel with the Principal and alongside the travelling entourage. The ideal candidate will have acquired butler training or have worked in similar settings and will be able to hit the ground running. Team work and excellent communication are essential, as is discretion. The ideal candidate will possess a EU passport and will speak English to proficient level; knowledge of German and/or French a huge bonus. Separate accommodation provided in the Alps, accommodation in residence with independent entrance within the south of France estate.

The role starts asap.

Applications: PLACED

Amongst the duties:

    • Shift rotation
    • Assisting the Principal with requests
    • Formal service
    • Turn down
    • Provisioning
    • Meet and greet
    • Project organisation and events assistance
    • Work closely with the Housekeeping and Kitchens Team
    • Travel with the Principal and travelling team

Skillset sought:

    • EU passport
    • experience and panache
    • dedication to service, eye for detail
    • able to work in a team
    • knowledge of additional languages a bonus
    • discretion and proactiveness


Benefits: Up to €80,000 + separate accommodation, negotiable for the right candidate

To submit your application for the role, please email Elvie Dakin at

Interviews and meetings are by appointment only.

Due to the high volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding. Should you wish to get in touch and register your interest for future opportunities, please do email us at