Title: Butler – Japanese Embassy London
Category: Butlers
Start Date: 2022
Location: London

Job Vacancy: Assistant Butler at the Residence of the Ambassador of Japan
Location: Residence of the Ambassador of Japan, London

Job Details:
The Residence of the Ambassador of Japan seeks a qualified person for the assistant butler.
Working hours:
Normal number of working days is 22 per 4-week period and working hours per day is 8, including a
30 minutes break as assigned (weekends included). Actual working hours will be specified in the
individual work schedule organised by the Head Butler in advance.
Night duty will also be assigned, based on the individual work schedule. Night duty allowance will be
paid on top of the basic salary.
Duties include:
 Reception and cosseting of guests
 Professional service (such as serving of wines, refreshments and meals)
 General cleaning of the property and maintaining tableware, cutlery and other household
 Overall caretaking and security of the property and ancillary elements on regular and routine
 a right to work in the UK (YMS VISA is not acceptable)
 Competence and experience in butler and hospitality work
 Professional service skills
 A good command of the English language
 Discretion
* Note
– A command of the Japanese language would be highly appreciated
– Experience in fine dining service handling VIPs would be appreciated
– Knowledge of British culture, customs and etiquette is preferable
– Uniforms will be providedHow to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a CV (as detailed as possible) and covering letter explaining
how you are able to meet the requirements for the position, along with your current salary, daytime
telephone number and email address, by 9 April 2021, to protocol@ld.mofa.go.jp
All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration Act. All
applicants must state that this right is obtained through citizenship, permanent residency or work
permit in their application. Applicants not providing this information in their application will not be
considered for employment. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview,
documentation to certify their legal right to work in the UK.
The local employee shall serve a probation period of six months immediately after the start date of
It is the Embassy’s policy that we do not give any kind of feedback of the applications.
Embassy of Japan (Protocol Section)
101-104 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7JT
Email: protocol@ld.mofa.go.ja