A house manager is responsible for handling the daily operations of a house and responding to the home owner’s needs. House Managers typically supervise and manage things happening daily around the home. Their tasks would include things such as setting appointments for home repairs and maintenance, supervising any household staff, keeping an inventory of the house and restocking things as needed, making sure the house stays neat and organized, running errands, managing bills, and accounts of the home, providing house sitting and pet sitting duties and other tasks as assigned. The ideal skill set needed to be successful in this profession includes good communication, organization and leadership capabilities.
A good house manager must be responsible. They will be in a role where many people depend on them for guidance regarding house rules and regulations. They should be able to handle any tasks thrown their way in a timely fashion and delegate assignments clearly to other staff for the completion of house-related projects.
Along with responsibility, house managers must be organized. They are responsible for maintaining and documenting everyday operations, such as maintenance and food services, and questions/concerns from house members and staff. Multitasking is key! Deadlines must be met efficiently and effectively.
Responsibilities of a house manager includes but not limited to: