High-profile couple is seeking an energetic, experienced, professional Estate Manager/Director of Properties to manage their home and support their busy lives (three older children). Main residence in Beverly Hills (20K sq ft) and secondary residence in Santa Barbara. The Estate Manager will be responsible for overseeing the general operation of the home, managing staff, vendors and anything/anyone that enters or exits the property. The Estate manager must be ready to pivot to different needs throughout the day and be extremely resourceful in solving problems and situations.
Duties to include, but not limited to:
Oversee all aspects of maintaining “5-star” property
Manage staff (3 housekeepers, houseman, landscaping crew, etc.) with cheerful and professional attitude
Lead all house projects including landscaping and home improvement
Maintain maintenance schedule, manage vendors and sourcing new vendors
Ensure owners and family members are prepared for all events/travel/meetings
Coordinate with business manager on bill paying, invoices and staff payroll
Get approval from Employer on proceeding with invoices before submitting for processing
Troubleshoot A/V equipment, operate Crestron, internet issues and theatre systems.
Familiar with all technology and smart home systems
Oversee moving furniture and artwork
Keep and maintain on going lists of repairs, projects, etc.
Regularly update household manual
Event management – plan, organize and seamlessly orchestrate small to large events
Maintain inventory systems for food, supplies, etc.
Integrity and honesty are of utmost importance in this role
Must love what you do, this isn’t a job, it’s a role for someone who thrives in estate management and is driven by excellence
Must be self-motivated and proactive with a positive attitude
Must be a strong communicator
Must be discreet and appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information
Experience working in UHNW properties handling and caring for fine arts, furniture, collectibles, fabrics, clothing, etc.
Strong knowledge of MAC and MS office
Bachelor Degree preferred
Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience as a House/Estate Manager
Clean background check and driving record
Schedule & Salary:
Monday – Friday generally 8am – 4pm
Ability to work nights and weekends, at times, remotely