Membership of The Guild is open to members of the Profession with experience as a Butler or Housemanager, or equivalent.
Our primary objective is to develop & raise industry standards and raise the profile of the Household Manager, Butler and household staff.
Butlers have been stereotypically seen as English, however The International Guild of Butlers and Housemanagers was developed after years of working with Professionals from all over the world, who were not necessarily English but of many nationalities. Through training, experience and professional hard work, our candidates now possess the qualities worthy of International recognition.
Membership is free, and includes permission to use our crest on CVs and Hotel literature, PR and marketing inniatives, once the Guild have assessed and endorsed your standards and experience. Using the crest immediately indicates the quality of your training and experience and is strongly recommended.
How To Become a Member
In order to become a member of The Guild, kindly send your details (curriculum vitae) to me, our committee will then review your application. We may require your completion of further application forms. If successful, we will contact you directly and issue you with a free certification and information pack.
There is no membership fee at this time, as many take part in qualifying courses. There may however be a need to levy postage & administration fees in the future.
We welcome the receipt of your CV in due course and look forward to developing a good professional relationship with you in the future.
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Career advice on anything connected about your job, your career, your employer once you are a member etc.
The idea of the Guild was conceived in 1995 whilst working in Jordan as Household Manager for Their Majesties King Hussein & Queen Noor and their Families. The recognition of the Modern Butler & the establishment of luxury modern standards to suit the Modern age where reason enough to set up the guild. Standards now shared and made available to professionals trained around the world
For those Butlers who we find placements, our aim being to provide regulation in terms of the industry standards in recognition for the Guild name we now share with our members. Our aim is to create an international committee to enforce industry standards and regulation