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Private Household & Estate Staff


Quintessentially People are one of the leading resources for private household and estate staff in the high-end service recruitment industry. We provide ultra-selective clients with prompt access to highly trained, discreet professionals across an array of specialties.

Our private household and estate staff candidates include some of the most experienced in the industry. When you choose Quintessentially People for your estate staffing needs, you’ll review resumes from candidates who are well-qualified to meet your precise requirements.

Hire Estate Staff for Your Exact Needs

Quintessentially People recruits candidates across all household roles, from the House Manager who oversees multiple international properties to the Chauffeur who supports a busy lifestyle. Quintessentially People interviews and screens every candidate we represent. When you use Quintessentially People's services , you can trust us to recommend the candidates who are most qualified to suit your exact needs.

Hire Estate Staff for Home and Estate Management

Caring for the maintenance and renovation needs of a large home or estate is a full-time job. Quintessentially People can recommend full-time, part-time or temporary candidates for your household staffing needs. Roles we can help you fill include (but are not limited to):

  • Estate Manager. The Estate Manager, sometimes called the Chief of Staff or Director of Estates, is the premier role in home and estate service. Estate managers work directly with homeowners, hire other estate staff, manage budgets and payroll, oversees maintenance and renovation projects, and plans and oversees private events.

  • Butler/ House Manager. The Butler anticipates and directs several essential tasks. Supervising household staff, welcoming guests hospitably, managing the household budget and supply inventory, overseeing service providers and performing light housekeeping duties are typical butler responsibilities.

  • Houseman. The Houseman maintains and cleans the interior of the home and may perform additional duties at the direction of the homeowner, butler or estate manager. These duties may include running errands, driving, serving meals and caring for the exterior of the property.

  • Laundress. The Laundress repairs, cleans, irons and prepares all of the clothing and linens in the home.

  • Housekeeper. The Housekeeper ensures that all rooms in the home are sanitized and organized.

  • Caretaker. The Caretaker maintains the interior or exterior of a home and, sometimes, both.

  • More roles also include CompanionsEstate CouplesEstate ManagersPersonal AssistantsProfessional OrganizersBodyguardsPersonal ChefsChauffeursPersonal TrainersPersonal StylistsMakeup Artists.

Hire Estate Staff for Household Assistance

Estate staff play important roles in the lives of our clients. Quintessentially People recruits experienced and discreet professionals who can anticipate and perform a variety of tasks, from simple to complex, on a full-time, part-time or temporary basis.

Private Household Staff Recruited Especially for You

Caring for a large home or estate is a full-time job that requires highly specialized skills. When your family needs a trained professional with the experience and discretion to manage household tasks with expertise, contact Quintessentially People. We can source candidates including housekepeers, domestic couples, butlers, estate managers, private chefs, maids and laundresses with experience working for the world’s most selective families and individuals, including royalty, celebrities, politicians, executives and others.

Every candidate we recruit will meet your expectations for training and experience. We fully screen every candidate we recruit prior to representation. No matter where you are in the world or what your specific requirements, we can help.

How to Register With Quintessentially People

If you are a client and require household staff or want to use our services for anything else, please get in touch with us using the Contact Us links.

If you are a candidate and want to register with Quintessentially People, please submit your CV/resume via the Contact Us page. All registrations are treated in the strictest confidence. We do our very best to impress all of our candidates and strive to maintain consistent service. In the unlikely event that you are unhappy with any part of our service, please get in touch with Chloe Haldane, PA to the CEO at

Below you will find a range of roles that we can place at Quintessentially People's Private Household and Estate Staff division, including a description of the role and average salary ranges.

Contact Quintessentially People

Quintessentially People maintains offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma.

Complete our contact form to find the household or estate management professional that suits your requirements.

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