Travelling Butler, Taiwan

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Travelling Butler, Taiwan
TA 2051
live-out/ travel
Mon-Fri, 9-6 & 24/7
EUR 55000-65000

This client is seeking an experienced butler to look after properties in Taiwan/ Asia with worldwide private travel. Separate accommodation provided. Butler with formal training, previous experience of private jets and Asian culture preferred. This is initially anticipated to be a 2 year contract.

The client owns several large staffed properties, works from an office and frequently travels by jet. The role is divided between the properties/ office and when travelling. This role is shared with two other butlers. The households and office are run formally and knowledge of etiquette and experience of working in a team is essential.

The Butler's duties while travelling:

  • Setting up residences and hotel rooms
  • Management of luggage and packing
  • Wardrobe management, valet service
  • Drinks and meal service
  • Organize formal events, including laying tables
  • Concierge services, running errands, personal shopping
  • Assist flight crew with setting up/ clean jet cabins
  • On call 24/7

The Butler's duties while residence/ office based:

  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Coordinating staff
  • Uphold of high standards
  • Maintaining inventories
  • Overseeing/ ordering stocks
  • Caring for silver
  • Liaising with family office
  • Light cooking and occasional assistance in kitchen


  • Min of 6 years’ experience within a HNW family
  • Formal experience, ideally formal butler training
  • Fluent English, ideally also German speaking
  • Experience of Asian culture and private jets preferred
  • Expert knowledge of formal etiquette
  • Good experience of working in teams
  • Great flexibility and detail driven
  • Excellent references from past private employers
  • Current security check

The client is looking for a loyal dependable butler who works in a team with other butlers, sharing the duties. Work days can be long but time off is provided. Candidates should ideally have formal experience/ training, an acute eye for detail and a hands on approach. We are looking for someone who is energetic, able to command a presence and able to keep calm at all times. There is the opportunity to develop within the company and the expanding portfolio of residences. Initially this is potentially a two year contract. US or Russian visas are beneficial.

An allowance for a separate self-contained apartment is provided.

PLEASE NOTE that while we are interviewing for this role, we are observing present governments restrictions on travel.

Hours: Office based Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (approx.) with occasional late nights and weekends (time in lieu given).

Salary: EUR 55 - 65000 gross a year or depending on experience, negotiable, plus annual performance related bonus

To start: as soon as possible