Because this position entails a solid background in and understanding of effective household management, the ideal candidate should have a background in housekeeping, household maintenance and/or event planning. It’s also quite likely this person has actually worked in the very domestic staffing positions she or he manages (i.e. houseman/housekeeper, personal assistant, etc.) or has high-level or managerial experience in the hospitality industry.
- Train and manage all your residence’s household staff, both interior and exterior (facilities and grounds, etc.)
- Oversee relationships with outside vendors
- Develop and enforce schedules
- Set and safeguard household standards