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Yacht Position : Butler

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A Yacht Butler Salary with 3 to 5 years of experience is between $4,000 and $6,000 per month | 5 to 10 years of experience is between $6,000 and $8,000 per month | 10+ years is between $6,000 and $8,000 per month

About the Butler

The butler on a superyacht is the primary interface with the guests and ultimately is responsible for their overall experience onboard the yacht. Extensive knowledge of wine, cocktails, entertaining groups and event planning is vital. The butler must effectively manage their team to execute impeccable guest service and communicate with the other departments onboard to ensure exceptional guest experience. This position typically requires at least two years in similar roles. (Not all yachts operate with butlers and this position is only seen on the largest of yachts that accentuate formal, more traditional or sometimes personalized service.)

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing detailed and seamless service to guests from arrival until departure
  • Create an atmosphere that makes a "wow" impression for guests
  • Assists with planning and organizing parties and events
  • Vast knowledge about wines and spirits and oversees inventory

Required Skills

  • Ability to take care of guests needs in a highly professional manner
  • Understands concepts like being anticipatory, friendly not familiar, privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available
  • Attention to detail

Salary Modifiers

  • Speaks multiple languages fluently
  • Experience in five-star establishments (i.e. private home, fine hotel)
  • Butler training course or sommelier certification
  • Advance medical training/certificate

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Yacht Butler serving champagne
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Yacht's Chief Stewardess or Butler setting a table

Position Statistics

Our data is calculated from

11,054

relevant work experience records out of

49,800

experiences in the Interior department
AVERAGE LONGEVITY IN THIS POSITION

Days

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (Butler)

39

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