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Live-Out Estate/Housemanager in Rumson NJ JOB: 20240411

**Job Title:** Live-Out Estate Manager

**Location:** Rumson, New Jersey, with travel to West Palm Beach, FL, and Manhattan, NY

We are seeking an experienced and highly organized Live-Out Estate Manager to oversee the daily operations and management of a family’s residences in Rumson, NJ, West Palm Beach, FL, and Manhattan, NY. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and discretion, along with a proven track record of managing multiple properties and staff members in a similar capacity.


1. **Financial Management:**
– Handle bill payments and financial transactions for multiple properties.
– Manage payroll administration, including bonuses and performance reviews for staff.
– Ensure compliance with HR laws and regulations regarding hiring and termination processes.

2. **Staff Management:**
– Recruit, hire, and train household staff members as needed.
– Develop and maintain schedules for household staff, ensuring adequate coverage at all times.
– Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback to staff members.

3. **Event Planning and Execution:**
– Plan and coordinate a wide range of events, from intimate family gatherings to large-scale parties.
– Oversee all aspects of event execution, including vendor management, logistics, and guest coordination.

4. **Travel Coordination:**
– Arrange travel accommodations, including flights and ground transportation, for family members and staff.
– Assist with packing and unpacking for trips, ensuring all necessary items are prepared and organized.

5. **Administrative Support:**
– Schedule appointments and manage calendars for family members.
– Conduct research and provide recommendations on various topics as requested.
– Act as a liaison between family members and household staff to ensure smooth communication and coordination.

6. **Property Management:**
– Oversee maintenance and upkeep of all properties, coordinating with contractors and service providers as needed.
– Ensure that all properties are well-maintained, organized, and secure at all times.


– Minimum of 8+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably within a high-net-worth household.
– Impeccable references demonstrating a track record of reliability, discretion, and professionalism.
– Strong financial management skills, including experience with bill payment, payroll administration, and budgeting.
– Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities, with the capacity to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
– Knowledge of HR laws and regulations pertaining to hiring and employment practices.
– Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels.
– Proficiency in event planning and execution, with a keen eye for detail and aesthetics.
– Flexibility to travel between properties and work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

**Application Process:**

Salary: $110-$150K full insurance, 4 weeks vacation

To apply for the position of Live-Out Estate Manager, please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. Include at least three professional references who can speak to your skills and suitability for the role. Applications can be sent to info@housemanagersnetwork.com

*We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.*