We have an exciting new permanent position in Provence for a French-speaking couple to be responsible for all of the day-to-day running of a stunning property in the South of France. We are looking for an energetic and well-organised couple who will be required to be hands-on, yet ultimately discreet and professional.
Responsibilities Upkeep of the house, garden, paths, vehicles and assets General house cleaning, laundry, ironing, all maintenance Cooking, grocery shopping, table service and generally running errands Depending on the guests’ needs, preparation and service of breakfast, lunch and an evening meal Coordinate and reserve restaurants when requested Proactive communication with the guests to ensure the highest level of guest satisfaction and attention to daily requirements and special requests Maintaining hygiene, health & safety standards in the kitchen and the rest of the house
The ideal candidates Previous 5+ years of chalet/yacht/villa/private household experience with references A confident cook with either chalet or restaurant kitchen experience The couple must be friendly, reliable, experienced, have the highest standards with and a keen eye for detail and customer service Have a flexible approach – in some weeks the guests will require more service than others Full, clean driving license Fluent spoken French (at least one of the couple) Great communication skills, service mindset and guest dedication are needed Great attention to detail Strong organizational skills and a pleasant friendly manner Exceptionally presentable Dog/pet friendly as they have a dog and hens
Benefits Fully equipped private accommodation inside the property Monthly salary Permanent, year-round contract A chance to spend the year in a beautiful house in the South of France Full-time availability and long work hours June to September, being calmer during low season