House Manager and Estate Manager Jobs & Duties

Estate Manager Household Manager

When Mom’s Best Friend Household Staffing is doing a Household Manager or Estate Manager job search for a Client family, we are seeking experienced and service-hearted professionals.

Candidates keep households operating smoothly, anticipating the needs of the principal(s), and always keeping their privacy and confidentiality in mind. Positions vary a great deal, and may include multiple residences. Some possible duties are:

  • Human resources, including hiring, training, managing, bookkeeping, and payroll of household staff
  • Providing hands-on services
  • Arranging external household services / vendors / contractors
  • Managing a household budget
  • Keeping supplies stocked
  • Making travel arrangements and preparations
  • Maintaining care of employer’s valuables
  • Planning and coordinating special events including knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Running personal errands for the employer and household
  • Receiving guests and answering phones
  • Assisting in proper table setting (must be familiar with formal service)
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Running personal errands
  • Landscaping procedures
  • Security planning
  • Technology support (Smart home technology, etc.)

All applicants must have previous, recent, and verifiable professional experience as Household Managers and/or Estate Managers (reference will be checked).