Full-time Position as House Manager for the Consul General

The Consul General of Sweden in New York is seeking a House Manager with a start date of August 15, 2024.  This is a full-time position for one year with the possibility of extension. Last day to apply is June 16.

We are looking for a professional with experience as House Manager or similar. The position includes evening hours and occasional weekends. 

Main duties:

  • Coordinate and execute events at the Consul’s Residence such as breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, receptions, meetings and more in close collaboration with Consulate staff and the Consul’s Chef
  • Set up, prepare, decorate, arrange flowers etcetera for events
  • Hire and organize waitering staff as well as waiter for events
  • Manage budget
  • Manage inventory of certain items
  • Daily upkeep of the residence, as well as cleaning before and after events
  • Maintain and care of furniture, silverware and similar
  • Work closely with the property manager and the superintendent
  • Together with the Executive Chef and the Consulate General's staff, promote Sweden and Swedish values, particularly in areas of sustainability and gastronomy.


  • Knowledge of food, wine and waitering
  • Be a multitasker, team player, trustworthy
  • Have a positive attitude and be used to a high paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Sweden and the Swedish language is a plus

We offer:

  • An intercultural and dynamic work environment with varied tasks
  • Swedish work environment where freedom with responsibility are key words
  • 25 days of vacation
  • Local health insurance


  • Full time employment of one year with the possibility of extension, 6 months probationary period
  • Working hours of 40 hours/week that can occur both during the day and in the evening
  • Gross salary range for the position is $5,000-5,300 per month.

Welcome to apply

The application, including a resume, personal letter, references and copy of passport, green card or EAD must be sent by email to generalkonsulat.new-york@gov.se no later than June 16.

The Consul General may assist with a domestic worker´s visa if needed.

For further information about employment details and visas, please email generalkonsulat.new-york@gov.se.

This position is with the Consul General directly and does not constitute employment at the Consulate General of Sweden.

Senast uppdaterad 04 jun 2024, 10.36