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NYC FINANCE SAVVY FAMILY ASSISTANT
NY - Manhattan
A high profile family is looking for a Personal Assistant accustomed to overseeing large operations, renovation projects, construction budgets, dealing with international top tier professional level vendors such as Architects, Curators, Restoration Artists, Accountants and Attorney's, along with mastering complex scheduling for family members and coordination of all transport; jet, yacht, chauffeurs, multiple cars, security and liaising with the corporate office.
There is complex staff management, event planning, all sorts of coordination and ensuring scheduling and appointments are all on point when it comes to an ever-changing fast-paced and hectic day .......and, all behind the scenes which can be tricky as all good professionals know - there is more that goes on behind the scenes to make it all seem seamless and falling into place like clockwork.
There are big events, coordinating with the staff of multiple properties, ensuring "guest-ready" preparedness at all times, preemptive planning and at the same time acting as the social secretary who will interface with family & friends and all support vendors, hair appointments, doctors, spa, dinners, theater, galas and top-tier NYC events...responding in a timely manner to all invitations, coordinating with wardrobe professionals and literally being on top of the entire large grand life in a very discreet and highly confidential manner.
Must be 100% reliable and trustworthy with an impeccable career history, unblemished background and verifiable references.
Also looking for excellent management and coordination multi-tasking skills along with being both technical and very computer savvy.
Must be a whiz at Excel and all computer programs for that matter, excellent phone skills and people skills.
Looking for someone who enjoys and has an exceptionally high aptitude for financial concerns so you can smoothly maintain all daily considerations and projects and not feel overwhelmed or averse to crunching numbers, reconciling accounts and being 100% aware of all expenses in each and every area of operations and running costs along with the personal reconciliation of Credit Cards, Checking Account etc.
This is a big job and calling upon the candidate to be really on their game and wanting to take all of these duties and tasks on.
Simply put; this is the job and your success depends upon your ease in fulfilling the outlined role.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT/FAMILY ASSISTANT with House Management duties
Extremely busy businesswoman of this prominent philanthropic couple requires a true right-arm/extension of herself to perform all administrative tasks to cull through emails, schedule appointments/meetings and make travel arrangements, prioritize tasks, orchestrate daily operations around the busyness of multiple demands all while monitoring the daily running of the household to ensure errands are run, stocking and supplies are ordered, closets and drawers are organized and maintenance is performed, with the ability to hop on a ladder, if need be, to change a light bulb and liaise with the trusted long term housekeepers to ensure all aspects are cared for within the museum-quality household.
Balance, prioritize, organize, planning, multi-task, coordinate appointments, liaise with outside professionals and vendors/contractors....there is a stream of consciousness which is ultra-important to be in synchronicity with in order to fully adapt to the way in which your care is fully required. The days are extremely FULL with the need to wear many hats and maintain a poised calm countenance in managing multiple duties while interacting with Board Members/Trustees/Curators and various business people. As a direct consequence of being within such a fast paced, hectic, high-profile and demanding day you must be determined and focused and extremely flexible in your ability to multi-task, think outside of the box and quickly problem solve, retain information, prioritize multiple requests with the retention to advance projects toward job completion.
Additionally, as part of your Family Assistant duties the ability to prepare a light meal is a true added plus - simple and basic.
It is evident that this is a demanding post for someone with tiptop skills and the flexibility and ability to be preemptive as you get into stride with this dynamic, kind-spirited, powerhouse of a lady who is a force unto herself in her capacity to get things done and take on the tasks and ensuring perfection at a very high standard of excellence.
Your ability to respond to emails in a refined and proper timely manner, social calendaring and making arrangements for social engagements and events, overseeing the daily needs of the household as items need to be restocked and replenished, running errands and doing personal shopping, picking up items from the grocery store, picking up & returning items to various stores/designers, engaging architects/designers/tradesmen/accountants/curators and insurance brokers in addition to the executive office staff and maintain a running log of various timelines & scheduling with punch lists and the fulfillment of duties.
Your knowledge of fine art, event organizing, social calendaring, making travel arrangements and simply being at the height of your abilities when assisting a prominent household to run efficiently is key. There is a lot of coordination and organization required within this post to adequately and fully ensure your happiness and successful outcome for the long term. This is a wonderful household and a great job for a true Assistant.
Preferred Fine Arts knowledge, excellent computer and technical skills, willingness to be of assistance to help the day run smoothly, cheery countenance, energetic ...looking for a long term position where you create structure and truly become the much-needed indispensable right arm assistant.
SERVER / INVENTORY ASSISTANT - LIVE OUT NYC
NY - New York
SERVER / INVENTORY ASSISTANT - LIVE OUT NYC
This prominent, busy and fully staffed household requires an energetic person to perform meal service along with stocking and supply inventory and placing orders with the preferred vendors. These efforts will coordinate with the Chef and the Chief of Staff to fully ensure the stocks are monitored and up to ready levels.
Your main focus will be hospitality minded guest greeting, beverage service, table service in both informal and on occasion formal service. Liaising all efforts with the key managerial staff to ensure welcoming full service whether of the principals , family and guests.
You must be flexible and unencumbered to travel to additional properties as needed and be fully engaged within the required needs of the job. There is an excellent strong team in place who is all about service and being in place to perform to an elevated level of care in a calm respectful manner.
Former server experience a must.
Flexibility to travel a must.
INTERIM BABY NANNY - NYC
This lovely family is looking for a highly experienced Baby Nanny for approximately five months (TBD) time to assist with all transitioning of both Mother and Infant in all aspects of care and support. Looking for no less than five years direct Baby Nanny experience within a busy Manhattan household working with Newborns. You will be responsible for organic laundry care and cleaning of all aspects relative to the baby with special focus to delicate care of items and ensuring that everything is organized, pristine and in its proper place. Please send your resume supporting the necessary experience and skills to be considered. Requirements:
*Infant CPR and First Aid
*Flexibility to stay over night if necessary
*Legally eligible to work in the USA
*Specialty Newborn care such as; umbilical chord care, breast pump/breast milk care, colic, establishing schedules - feeding + sleeping, skin rashes
*Organic care of diapers, laundry, cleaning and sanitizing
*Patient, caring and kind
Job is Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 7:00pm
Elegantly appointed beautiful mansion requiring top-notch professional Butler.
Valuable appointments on every level
VIP & Dignitary level entertaining
Many moving parts
Wonderful support staff & team
Formal Butler experience
5 years minimum experience within high-profile estate(s)
Must know what you are doing as too much is at risk
U.S. Work eligible
Looking for long term employment and developing your relationship
Familiar with NYC with vendor/contractor and support relationships
BUTLER - FACILITIES MANAGER/HOUSE MANAGER
Top-notch IT capacity to set up the systems for a busy executive, coupled with your excellence of being invisibly in tune with needs before they arise...being on your game in every capacity of excellence in the service of high profile global guests of distinction and a discerning excellence of entertaining and care precious possessions...this is part facilities management and part butler duties while ensuring impeccable care in every regard of entertaining, floral arranging, packing and unpacking, organizing, enjoy children, liaise with family and friends seamlessly to ensure their comfort and care and be completely on your game as regards discretion and being a trustworthy confidante ...be as good inside as you are with the impeccable support in techie aspects of electronics, lighting, ambiance and ensuring beautiful entertaining in every regard of thoughtful execution of plans Top-notch experience, decorum, presence, GREAT former experience and references
NYC BASED BUTLER - LIVE-OUT
NY - Manhattan
NYC BASED! BUTLER with Travel - LIVE-OUT
Looking at impeccably trained Butler's with valet and some managerial oversight within this important role for a prominent household. The needs of this employer are refined, exclusive, exacting and clear cut in requiring a discerning and experienced professional who works well within an extremely fast paced household appointed with the finest of all things.
Your elevated level of care will of course ensure your success. Knowledge of the delicate care of fine crystal; glassware/sconces/chandeliers, your attention to formal service with impeccable attention to refined detail in the proper setting of table for many guests, your ability to welcome guests from around the world with a hospitable welcoming by being apprised of protocol and international preferences.
Additionally, it will be imperative that you work with the team of staff to manage care of linens, silver, storage and inventory. Your former experience in planning and overseeing special events. galas and fund raising at the homes is a must.
There will be travel with the principal on occasion to other locations. It will be necessary that you pack and unpack and ensure the proper safe transport and relocation of valuable clothing/jewelry and personal items. You will work with the housekeepers and laundress to steam and press items that require care.
You will work with a wonderful solid highly skilled team of support professionals in this well-staffed household. There are additional locations to consider in your care so your abilities to be flexible and to travel and WORK WEEKENDS as needed is what the position requires - please only submit your resume for consideration if you have factored this need into your application and prepared to be dedicate the time as required.
This is a demanding position at times. Your ability to buffer the heightened level of expectation along with the fast pace will assure success - your level of competency within knowing the required skills for this position will be your success!
The days may be long, your ready access to and from the Manhattan based household will also be a benefit to your overall happiness and success as well.
An extensive background review will be conducted
CAREGIVER/COMPANION/HOUSEKEEPER/DRIVER - LIVE IN
HI - HAWAII
NOTE: This post is on the Hawaiian island of Maui and seemingly not being directly affected by the current volcanic eruptions occurring on the Big Island of Hawaii.
LIVE-IN, ON-CALL CAREGIVER/DRIVER/HOUSEKEEPER
This position requires a true medical minded Companion and Caregiver for an unwell lady suffering from severe head injuries which bring about seizures. Within these seizure episodes are immediate medical needs which require medical attention along with heightened anxiety and nervousness. Based upon a comfort level she wants to be in the familiar surroundings of her home. Additional support staff rotate their involvement within the household; a visiting chef to prepare healthy meals, a team of visiting cleaners for deep cleaning care, and access to a visiting Nurse for when extra care is necessary. This is a difficult position as you will need to have a comfort level of caring for someone who really is not feeling well 80% of the time.
Along with being empathetic you will need to keep tidy and clean up, serve the meals that have been made by the Chef, Drive well and drive safely as this is a huge area of great worry for her, utilize discerning judgement to know when a trip to the Hospital or Emergency is needed, administer medicine, monitor and be mindful and be a companion as she goes through her day and to the beach.
A great affinity for island living, the sunny climes, and being on-call as needed. This can be tricky because it may be evident that when you think it may be your day off she may be having an episode and really needs for you to be in place and minding her. She becomes unstable during her seizure episodes and is at great risk should another fall occur.
This job will take a special person to fulfill the requirements as it is not an easy job and given the nature of the head injury requires that you be very comfortable within the demands that will be placed upon you.
Knowledge of CPR - First Aid. Former experience as a caregiver essential along with an understanding of managing a person having seizures. A plus and of great strength within this job is a former medically trained professional, nurses. nurses aid, para-medic. You will need to be energized, quick on your feet, a discerning problem solver, exercise great judgement in instinctual reaction time to jump to the aid of a person in urgent need of care.
You will be running errands, caring for the car, making bed, laundry, shopping, buying supplies, driving to appointments, administering medicine, keeping company, being reassuring and making things pleasant - buy flowers, help with her bath and bathing as needed, assisting with dressing as needed....just being a trusted kind person who really cares and is responsible.
A thorough background check will be conducted. Must have a clean Drivers License and be a cautious safe and careful driver. Reliable and trustworthy and understand fully that when someone is unwell they, they are not themselves and need patience and understanding in their time of need.
FAMILY ASSISTANT/ COOK
NY - Manhattan & Hamptons
FAMILY ASSISTANT with COOKING DUTIES
This delightful small family requires a family assistant to augment their daily household and personal needs and step into the vacancy being created by the departure of their long term person who is retiring.
You will start your day at 1:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday through Friday and care for all chores and planning, errands, letter writing and computer work as needed, shopping for groceries or online ordering, inventory and care of items to maintain a high level of organization, healthy cooking in the preparation of dinner and snacks; roasted chicken/vegetable and salad, make certain mail and bills are paid, cover for the Housekeeper when she goes on vacation by pitching in with cleaning and laundry, social calendaring, appointments, message taking, mail-merge knowledge for cards, gift buying, maintain database. It really is being the right-arm assistant for the next long while to ensure the household and chores are all cared for inclusive of minor repairs, floral arrangements.
Must be long term minded and have a true desire to stay with the family and cultivate this trusted longstanding place within the fabric of their household.
Summers are spent in the Hampton's where you will stay at the property with them. YOU MUST DRIVE
Clean background and verifiable upholding references. Looking for a great easy to be around disposition with a can-do pleasant attitude. Must be computer savvy, OUTLOOK knowledge and technically minded.
WEEKEND ONLY COMPANION FOR A TEENAGE GIRL
NY - New York
WEEKEND ONLY COMPANION FOR A TEENAGE GIRL
This is a perfect post for a university student looking for extra income. Your oversight and monitoring is required on both Saturday and Sunday, year round and potentially more time during the summer months when school is out. (TBD)
Saturday and Sunday 8:30am - 6/7:00pm
This is a very active household requiring the mentoring and role model care from a culturally active and energetic professional in your interaction and care of a teenage daughter and her dog. Walks in the park, discussing school and activities, overseeing homework and projects, monitoring social media engagement, making pizza and watching movies, go for walks, work out in the gym and various age-centric activities.
The family is looking for a mentor for their young daughter, a responsible and trustworthy person who will instill values and guide her through reinforcing good choices and responsible behavior.
NYC + AREA
NOTE** THIS IS A THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY POSITION - WORKING THROUGH THE WEEKENDS
Must be fully familiar with Executive/Dignitary/V.I.P Chauffeuring and all the formality of boundaries and confidentiality, with poise and manners but totally capable of managing the urgency of some situations that require you to know the city and surrounding areas like the back of your hand inclusive of key venues.
Must have a clean background, security minded and detail oriented. Must have five years former experience preferably, driving a high profile employer and exhibiting social refinement and the understanding of professionalism. You will be called upon to pick-up from your employer's residence and drive to his office and to meetings through the day, airport runs, restaurants. theatre...the days can be long but there will be times when you will not be working at all and have the down time. Discretion, resourcefulness, flexibility, knowledge of Manhattan and alternative routes - quick problem solver, unflappable and foremost trustworthy.
Foremost must be an excellent driver X-NYPD a plus but NOT necessary, security minded clean background Maintain the vehicle in excellent condition and ensure it will always be pristine inside and out - so, detail oriented. Quiet, confidential, and a true professional
MUST SUBMIT A RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION
High profile CEO requires a dedicated, crisply presented, experienced personal corporate driver to completely care for his transportation needs during what may be a hectic business day INTO THE WEEKENDS. NOTE : THIS JOB REQUIRES WEEKEND COVERAGE - SATURDAY AND SUNDAY !! Must be fully apprised of NYC and area key destinations, alternate routes, security minded and fully aware at all times - and always punctual in a problem solving manner of quietly and efficiently anticipating trouble spots and high traffic areas in advance and liaise with all assistants to ensure adherence to a tight schedule. Must be energetic, athletic, impeccably groomed, discreet, quiet, organic common sense, punctual, trustworthiness. MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE DRIVING A HIGH PROFILE CEO.
LONDON & HAMPTON'S CHEF
NY - UK & HAMPTON'S
This lovely family with long term employees is looking for a Chef to be based in London. Your ability to Live-in is an option to you should you require this accommodation.
This small prominent family with grown children has an active Summer enjoyment during their stay at the Hampton's home during the months of June, July and August where you will be asked to prepare 3 meals a day and chef for their busy social and entertaining at this time. Otherwise their daily requirements while in London are at a slower pace of VERY healthy meal preparations for 2 meals a day.
The diet and preferences is in keeping with clean and healthy and NO RED MEAT, no butter and no sauces....all meals are clean and healthy and always organic as can be selected. The 2 adult children are into their own life and out of the household but of course visit from time to time and pretty much share a similar preference dietary wise.
Must have excellent provisioning capacity, excellent resources for all exquisite/healthy/organic and bio-dynamic ingredients and menu planning ensuring that a very high level of food preparation is achieved.
Must be experienced within high profile households, must have the ability to legally work in the UK and the USA. Must have your driver's license and it would be a plus to be familiar with both London and the Hampton's.
SEASONAL HAMPTON CHEF
HAMPTON'S SEASONAL CHEF WANTED IMMEDIATELY:
This small family is looking for a Chef to complete the season with them.
There are considerations for Gluten Intolerant within your menu planning. You will be responsible for 3 meals a day.
You may live on premise if this is necessary for you.
A plus is your familiarity of the Hampton's and local vendors/purveyors/farmers and also your ability to get around within the summer rush.
This is an immediate fill and may in fact be extended into a year-round position. If so, this will mean the summer is spent in the Hampton's and the winter months in Manhattan.
SEASONAL HAMPTON CHEF
NY - Southampton
SEASONAL SUMMER CHEF - JUNE 22 - SEPTEMBER 30th
This is a busy post looking for 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch + dinner) for a 6 day week - living in a wonderful cottage on the property is an option if this is required. The immediate family is small but typical to summer in the Hampton's it will be a busy entertaining time with guest mostly for lunches and dinner.
Looking for a Chef who is familiar with the summer pace and fully familiar with the necessary sourcing and provisioning within the area. The family enjoys farm fresh, organic whenever possible, local, healthy meals. Light casual breakfast.
Interested applicants will be required to submit plating images and exhibit former Hampton's experience along with upholding verifiable references.
Chief Of Staff
TRAVELING CHIEF OF STAFF
Must be flexible to travel internationallyFormer high-profile celebrity household Chief of Staff / Household Manager of multiple properties experience. You will be working very closely with the Mrs of the family - there are two children and your duties will be working tightly as the right-arm assistant to oversee that ALL aspects of coordination and liaising of duties and ensuring smooth running operations, social engagements, correspondence, facilities and operations, household management and staff protocol and guidance is cared for - you will run the show essentially but in a trusted, confidential way of building your long term relationship with the principals and their family.Ability to manage high profile events, finesse all social engagements and be the trusted manager of all operations....this means overseeing multiple properties to ensure complete pre-arrival set-up, working closely with valets and housekeepers to ensure wardrobe transfers to various properties and safe guarded storage and packing, care of valuables in every level of appointments of art, jewelry, gala/couture garments, care of all valuables from a position of hands-on experience and knowledge.
JUNIOR ACCOUNTING AND INVENTORY ASSISTANT
This private family office is looking to bring a JUNIOR ACCOUNTING AND INVENTORY ASSISTANT in to assist their existing staff with all aspects of art + precious pieces inventory, monitoring, cataloguing, verification and research, documenting and working with the existing insurance appraisers, storage facilities and shipping carriers to track all items of value. You may be asked to travel to various properties to conduct inventory of items or oversee the packing and shipping of pieces. Additionally you will be asked to work alongside the existing accounting persons in A/P to reconcile expenses and schedule all payables. Determine errors and track payments. The Chief of Staff for this family is looking for an inquisitive, interested and reliable junior accounting person with a desire to envision long term growth within this dynamic family office. There is great growth potential for the right candidate. Must have Economics, Accounting degree and full knowledge of Excel and Solomon program experience a plus. Must be eligible to legally work in the US. Must be free to travel as needed (all expenses paid of course). Looking for an out of the box thinker who is eager to grow within this position. Spacer Image
LIVE-IN HOUSE COUPLE
We are looking for a truly energetic and experience professional domestic couple to fill this position - you'll need to bring your expert mechanical, technical, expert housekeeping and cooking skills and be available to work over the weekend in the summer and also through this busy time we may have to ask that you work six days but this will be additional pay to your salary.
There are various levels of support staff so you will be managing people and coordinating schedules to enhance the overall service and care of all duties to ensure the property, home and guest house is in a "guest-ready" standard at all times.
You will be asked to manage light cooking and also participate in informal service, menu planning, guest relations, liaise with all family and friends, vendors and contractors. Laundry, Housekeeping and indoor and outdoor care of all aspects of this gorgeous property and out buildings. Stocking and shopping, inventory and creating excel files of inventory. There is a wine cellar and various collections that require documenting and inventory and coordinating with insurance companies and art curators for all cataloging.
Must be legally able to work in the USA.
A full background check will be performed.
Must have a valid Driver's License.
Must send your resume for consideration and be fully technical + computer savvy.
We require nothing less than five (5) years professional experience within a prominent estate where you are fully apprised of the level of service and care needed to provide a five star level of service to the pristine care of antiques, collectibles, fine art, property amenities and fine appointments.
There are other staff members so your ability to create a team and be a team-player are essential, detail oriented, above and beyond the call of duty, problem solver and focused on a long term position. This is an organic, healthy minded household that loves to be outdoors and highly active.
LIVE-IN DOMESTIC COUPLE - WESTCHESTER
This is a wonderful job !!!
Looking for an energetic couple with experience and the ability to deep clean a property, excellent culinary/chef skills, housekeeping/laundry, and maintenance care for the grounds and the buildings and residence.
Must be technical and mechanical to care for multiple pieces of sports equipment on the property.
Excellent housekeeping ability - highly organized, see where and when things need attention and maintain them in pristine order, laundry, beds, closet care, deep cleaning when necessary, guest-ready status at all times. Ability to serve - formal and informal
Seamless culinary capacity to shop for all supplies and provisions, prepare menus and cook beautiful meals.
So, must be technical and mechanical, chef experience, housekeeping and serving.
Excellent background and references, experience within a beautiful property as a HOUSE COUPLE, PROPERTY COUPLE, ESTATE COUPLE - where you have been responsible for these exact skills; cooking, cleaning and mechanical maintenance and complete care of the indoors and outdoors.
Must speak English fluently.
Must have a valid and clean Drivers License
Legally able to work in the US
Highly energetic and flexible
Must be looking for a long term multi-year post
Send your resume
Immediate start date
LIVE-IN, ESTATE MANAGEMENT COUPLE
Large family is looking for a great fit as the Live-in House Couple to their family which consists of numerous children, there are no pets, but must have an affinity for interacting with children while performing your duties on this compound consisting of a main residence and 4 additional structures.
Hands-on care of indoors and out with housekeeping, maintenance, overseeing mechanical and technical aspects and ensuring the upkeep of this finely appointed home in performing tasks of light construction & repair, painting touch-ups when needed, and bringing your ability to trouble shoot and problem solve.
All hands-on care of laundry and wardrobes, closets and bed making, kosher service and food handling and care.
Five years of former experience as a House Couple working within a prominent estate. Must exhibit a keen awareness of all necessary chores to ensure the secure running operations of this beautiful estate. Awareness of a Kosher observant household required. Verifiable references that support your abilities to perform the necessary duties.
NY - NYC
The role of the Executive Assistant is to aid in the administration, organization, and execution of all tasks for the Principal and his Chief of Staff.
• Perform various administrative duties for the Principal and his Chief of Staff, including but not limited to calendar scheduling, extensive and complex travel arrangements, accurate note taking in meetings and creating a time-line of necessary projects with completion dates to follow-up on.
• Update and maintain all files pertaining to daily activities.
• Assist in event planning, including but not limited to political fundraisers and the annual ceremonies for various Award galas for Environmental and Human Rights Activism.
• Assist with managing and monitoring the Principals social media presence and being tech savvy to add various upgrades to the existing platform of social presence - it will be essential that you are quick in problem solving, multi-tasking and detail oriented within tight time constraints.
• Bachelor's Degree
• Strong writing abilities, especially quickly - live dictation skills preferable
• Strong communication abilities
• Comprehensive computer skills
NY - NYC
The Executive Coordinator must be a well-rounded individual with the ability to adapt to a multitude of landscapes. The right candidate is expected to be highly organized in order to navigate the personal and professional needs of the executor of a private foundation in the greater New York area. Must be meticulously detail-oriented, extremely professional, respectful and courteous, with an inquisitive and warm demeanor.
Duties include researching, planning, scheduling, coordinating and executing day-to-day events and special projects for the principal, while maintaining efficient timelines and seamless communication. Alignment with stakeholders across the executor's life-scape is essential to ensure success. Central to the role, the candidate is expected to stand in for principal when needed, ensure vision, adherence and quality control throughout project life-cycles.
• Manage principal's day to day activities, calendar prioritization, time management, travel and social outings
• Align with principal, then actively consult key stakeholders to develop outlines, timelines, and schedules for personal needs and projects
• Work directly with the principal and stakeholders to complete project charter outline: scope, goals, deliverable's, required resources, budgets, personnel and timing
• Guide 3rd party and vendor actions through scheduling and follow-up to ensure deadlines, execution and completion
• Communicate developments to stakeholders and principal through meeting minutes, weekly reports and status updates
• Uphold a strict level of security, confidentiality and honesty
• Superior time management and organizational skills with high-quality attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Administrative systems development
• Business acumen and proven project management
• Achieve deadlines in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing multiple tasks and projects
• Demonstrate professionalism, excellent judgement, creative problem solving, critical evaluation and strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to courteously develop and manage relationships with internal and external partners while working under pressure
• Diplomatically provide feedback, push back, or question those in authority for greater clarity if needed
Looking for a minimum of five years in a similar position and evidence of liaising between the personal/domestic and corporate involvements of the principal to ensure there is efficient management in a timely manner of compiling and disseminating key information to all parties.
Some travel will be required between properties on occasion along with a comfort level of conducting business by proxy on behalf of your employer and be extremely comfortable in generating reports and having your finger on the pulse within a great diverse realm of business, civic minded duties and philanthropic oversight.
Business, Finance Degree a plus along with direct right-arm experience within a high-profile Executive/Personal Assistant role.
HOUSE MANAGER - SOUTHAMPTON - LIVE OUT
Looking for a seasoned exceptional House Manager who is fully apprised of high-profile care of a beautiful estate.
Must be familiar with all oceanfront care and weather conditions
Oversee the care of pools, tennis courts, docks, painting and landscaping and various out-buildings on the property
Formal upkeep of a finely appointed estate and property
Managing staff, creating schedules and monitoring coverage to ensure excellent care
Caring for the maintenance and upkeep scheduling with all contractors and vendors
Fully apprised of all local purveyors and contractors
Management and oversight of construction, project management, billing and invoicing, budgets and operational costs
Event management - liaise with all staff to ensure peak performance and pristine care
It will be important that you feel as comfortable speaking with the vendors and staff and also interacting with family and guests. Front of the house/back of the house effectiveness
Follow through on all projects and daily operations to maintain a seamless, clean, secure environment
Be interested in a long-term year round post for a long term commitment of building teams and being an active hands-on professional.
Must have verifiable strong references
full understanding of the Hampton's - especially during the peak high traffic time of Summer season
Have great contacts for contractors and vendors, purveyors and all suppliers
This is a MUST FILL IMMEDIATE position
LIVE OUT HEAD HOUSEKEEPER/ HOUSE MANAGER
LIVE OUT, HEAD HOUSEKEEPER / HOUSE MANAGER This lovely Miami household requires a top-notch Head Housekeeper/House Manager to oversee the fine meticulous care of a large home of an international family. YOU REPORT TO THE ESTATE MANAGER Your care will include the active oversight and hands-on assistance to ensure all aspects of housekeeping are finely tuned inclusive of laundry, wardrobe care, haute couture garments, jewelry and accessory maintenance and care, packing and unpacking for trips, beautiful delicate care of silver, art + antiques, organize and arrange special events, assistance in serving and with the kitchen care, the making of beds and managing a team of three Housekeepers. Must have impeccable communication skills and the ability to convey all necessary care aspects to the team of housekeepers and to your employer Be flexible to travel as needed Must drive with a thorough ability to ensure the stocking of supplies and necessary items required for the home Organic minded in your approach to all aspects of care for garments and the home itself Computer savvy; must have great efficiency in setting up schedules for the Housekeeping team, communicating with the Estate Manager when items require maintenance/mechanical care Work well with others; lead by example and be willing and able to provide hands-on care yourself within ALL required duties MUST HAVE 5 YEARS FORMER EXPERIENCE WITHIN A BEAUTIFUL HOME/ESTATE
EX HOUSEKEEPER / CHEF
Sea Cliff, Long Island
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Must supply a resume Knowledge of Russian language a plus Large family home of six bedrooms with separate guest house. Family of 2 adults and five children ages 3 to 18yrs. The two eldest children are away at University and only visit occasionally at weekends. The 3 children at home are between 3 and 12 years. The owners have multiple homes and as such only spend six months of the year at this residence, but split over the total year. Duties will be day to day housekeeping to incorporate some cleaning, laundry, running errands, arranging flowers, shopping and school runs. Fresh healthy, family cooking, primarily for the children, will be required when the family are at home. A chef is available for any formal entertaining. Other staff employed are: a full time cleaner, part time cleaner who also cares for the children, pool and handyperson and garden contractors. The housekeeper will be required to monitor and co ordinate external contractors, liaise with the family office and ensure the accounts and household bills are processed. It is essential that the housekeeper enjoys working with children, there will be some baby sitting -- school runs and generally helping with play dates and sleep overs. The family also have 2 dogs but the housekeeper does not need to care for them.Self contained one bedroom apartment available and use of a car. Immediate start.
EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER, LIVE IN or, LIVE OUT
Top notch efficiency with a complete hands-on understanding of all duties to ensure a smooth running highly complex home. The principal is looking for you to be able to cement the fragmented efforts of their great team of staff members to ensure they are able to maximize their talents and operate effectively to fulfill their chores. The team of staff members requires a strong team building Executive Housekeeper to delegate chores, oversee the completion of tasks, plan scheduled cleaning, top to bottom understanding of all the inner workings of this finely appointed home, gala couture wardrobes, organizational efficiency, rotation of seasonal closets, silver, rare art and furnishings. You must be able to step in and manage a large space and bring about a cohesive structure of routine and a level of excellence to the performance of your team. Must be fully apprised of proper care of laundry and ironing/pressing of delicate pieces, fully adept with formal service, care of art and highly skilled and efficient cleaning skills and be able to convey this information to your team of staff to motivate them, keep them focused and on track and to be a leader of all efforts to make certain the household is HUMMING !!! We can only engage candidates who are fully eligible to legally work in the USA and who are sincerely intent on securing a long term post. Must submit a current resume to be considered and hopefully able to move ahead asap. Must have an impeccable career path within high profile homes and be a fully committed team leader of others in ensuring common goals, adequate gentle training, great attitude, kind spirited, energetic, hands-on, dedicated, equitable and flexible. An in-depth background check will be conducted
FACILITIES MANAGER - LIVE IN
This is one of the most complex beautiful townhouses requiring impeccable care as there a lot of moving parts with diverse systems for everything. Ideally the family is looking for a candidate with engineering/mechanical experience and education in engineering a huge plus.
You will be responsible for the care of all systems and ensuring that service contracts, warranties, maintenance are all performed in a timely perfect manner to ensure no set-backs and smooth running operations. Everything within the home is worthy of a museum loss or damage due to something preventable is your focus.
Must exhibit former top level trusted experience within a prominent estate
Flexible, trustworthy, reliable without fail, and vastly resourceful with excellent vendor relations and know-how.
Be fully available to LIVE IN and understand your post is as trouble-shooter and problem solver, so this means that you may be required to work to prevent troubles but be ready to ensure the problem is solved to completion.
An engineering degree, mechanical, systems, technical is a true plus.
Looking for the candidate who has a Can=Do attitude and is pleasant amid stress, unflappable and energetic.
FACILITY MANAGER NYC
NY - Manhattan
Top tier museum quality appointed estate requires a hands-on, live-out responsible, diligent, focused and earnest professional looking for a long term placement within a great opportunity to excel, grow and assume more responsibilities, be part of a great team of staff to provide excellent care of this beautiful property.
Nothing less than 5 years direct related experience - top tier only
Fully apprised of technical, smart-home, mechanical - HVAC knowledgeable, monitor all systems of a complex operation in the care of priceless pieces and rare & highly valuable objects - all computer systems, reporting updates, care for all electronics, programming - maintenance and being ultra-fastidious in your work ethic as a team-player.
Spotless background, excellent references and of great character and integrity.
NY - Rhinebeck
Groundskeeper will be responsible for the care and maintenance of a multi-acre property, including all land, shrubbery, gardens, yards, driveways and walkways of the farm/estate.
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Have general groundskeeper experience
• Knowledge of vegetable gardens, organics, herbaceous settings
• Knowledge of livestock (specifically cows/goats/chickens)
• Knowledge of woodlands, ponds, swimming pools
• Driving machinery and heavy vehicles is essential
• Groundskeeper needs to know how to use tools, such as axes, lawnmowers, leaf blowers, saws, hammers, hoes, spades, edgers, chainsaws, tractors, hedge clippers, shovels, pruners, shears and/or hoses.
Groundskeeper's Range of Responsibilities
• Care, maintenance and inventory of the machinery used
• Provide routine landscape maintenance such as mowing and cutting lawns; doing gardening tasks; trimming and/or pruning trees and bushes; water trees and shrubs; plant grass, trees and shrubs
• May build, maintain or repair fences
• Scheduling of third party vendors to perform maintenance and repairs throughout property and buildings
• Supervise cleaning and maintenance of pool
• Perform regular walk through of property to assess issues/needs as they arise
• Plow property and apply salt on driveways and walkways after it snows; remove leaves from walkways and other areas
ESTATE HORTICULTURAL - GROUNDSKEEPER - LONG ISLAND
NY - NYC
GROUNDSKEEPER - LONG ISLAND
A beautiful estate, once finely tuned and impeccably manicured requires the caring attention of a true professional to elevate the visual appeal, health of specimen plantings and to restore the very beautiful grounds which have not had the loving care required of late. This is a large and very pristine property which needs the expert TLC to restore it's condition.
Knowledge of all aspects of lawn and grounds care is essential. The ability to plant tiered flower beds, cutting garden and care for historical trees, shrubs and plants in addition to the overall grounds care of lawn health and pest prevention. Care of ponds, pool and lap pool, cabanas/pool house, fire pit, specimen plantings, cutting garden and vegetable garden.
The estate has a full team of wonderful staff that really work well together and do a fantastic job in their various duties so it will be important to accent the team by being in the position to meld with the staff team and best utilize their strengths to augment your day.
It will be important to being excellent technical experience in lawn management/applications, ability to diagnose and take care of problems before it becomes and eye-sore, and attention to fine details, administrative skills will also be necessary to ensure proper monitoring of expenses and the ordering and stocking of supplies and maintenance of all necessary equipment.
Candidates must drive and have the mechanical and technical ability to provide handyman oversight and handy-work around the house during the off season.
The family is looking for well-mannered professional who understand the needs of estate work and have extensive experience working in estate landscaping.
GARDENER / GROUNDSMAN
Looking for a special professional with former horticultural and top-notch decorative gardening experience within a waterfront estate caring for and planning gorgeous gardens, plantings, color schemes, pond + fountain care, creating paths and cutting gardens, decorative pruning and shaping, green house care and seedling care, long term planning of landscaping, organic vegetable gardens - total care and planning in keeping with the terrain and climate of the waterfront.
This is a ten+ acre estate. Care and maintenance of gardening equipment.
Please submit your resume and photos for consideration - must be legally able to work in the US
NIGHT HOUSEKEEPER/COOK - TURN DOWN
NY - Manhattan
HOUSEKEEPER/COOK = NIGHT TIME ONLY
This is a post for evening cooking, kitchen clean-up and the turn-down service - staying overnight and leaving in the morning.
Looking for the stay-over evening shift coverage with respect to cooking a family-style simple meal on occasion, kitchen clean up, bed turn down, laundry, bathroom care to ensure cleanliness, and simply picking up and making areas tidy and clean.
This is a 5 evening a week shift
Former top level experience required
NYC & HAMPTON'S HOUSEKEEPER
NYC and HAMPTON'S
A full time post looking for the right energetic housekeeping professional to be part of their staff team.
Must be fully experienced to manage the requirements of a large estate and care for valuable pieces not only art and furnishings but inclusive of laundry and wardrobe care as well. There are summer events so the summer will be hectic but the full team of fellow staff members work well together to complete the various tasks.
WEEKENDS are REQUIRED
Former high-level experience
Ability to accept a job right away
Bring your good work ethic and trustworthiness to each day and be a great team player.
NYC, HAMPTON'S, ASPEN
TRAVELING HOUSEKEEPER - NOTE** WEEKENDS AND TRAVEL REQUIRED!!
There is an existing team of housekeepers within this prominent large townhouse - the team all gets along and has achieved a great happy balance with using the various strengths of each staff member to achieve the best outcome.
Based upon the high level of coverage and the care required by the family it is determined that another housekeeping professional is required to add to the existing team. The outline for the necessary skills you require will be the finishing piece to this cohesive unit for round the clock coverage.
>You will require a great eye for care and detail of exquisite, rare and valuable items throughout the home
>You must be flexible to travel to additional locations
>Weekend coverage is required (there is a full team so the Estate Manager establishes a very fair rotation between all the housekeepers so you all equally participate in necessary coverage)
>The family is very low key and calm - you will be a great part of the team if you are confident in your abilities and possess excellent skills to add to the team.
>Full awareness of silver, china, glassware, antique and art care
>Know the boundaries, work toward job completion, be reliable and trustworthy with excellent references and former experience.
Please send us your resume so we may meet.
LIVE-IN HOUSE MAN /OCCASIONAL DRIVER
Must be proficient in IT assistance to readily trouble shoot and problem solve all aspects of a complex home with multiple lighting, security, sound systems and HVAC, humidity controlling systems, computers and gadgets. Looking for former experience with the all aspects of technical and mechanical care and interfacing with all levels of minor repairs,vendor relations and ensuring smooth running systems without interruption. Must be thorough, detail oriented, great communication skills, interact with curators/art movers and all hanging of art to ensure complete care and safety. Changing bulbs, inventory, supplies, running all the behind the scenes aspects which make the household hum along without interruption or glitch. Hands-on help where needed and also in the daily requirements of formal table service as needed. Assist with some of the heavy cleaning chores and completely understand the proper care of a finely appointed home. Driving as needed to supplement the Chauffeurs care on occasion. Thorough, trustworthy, discreet, must have exact former experience as this job with ask for you to step right in to your post with the assurances of your abilities to successfully manage the demands upon your daily duties. Strong professionalism, discretion, reliability and experience, great problem solving, calm and unimposing. Great background with excellent references Ability to live-in and step right into the position without much of a learning curve.
LIVE-OUT HOUSEMAN - LATTINGTOWN/ LOCUST VALLEY
This wonderful energetic and active family requires an experienced HOUSEMAN to care for their property providing both indoor and outdoor care.
Overseeing the care of indoor maintenance, changing light bulbs, assisting the housekeepers with their deep cleaning, running errands, bringing in groceries, straightening the garage and ensuring all areas are tidy. Providing assurances that the grounds are maintained with attention to cleaning patio furniture, seeping the surfaces, cleaning the bar-b-q and overall cleaning both indoors and outdoors. There will be light painting and touch-ups, light mechanical, oversee the care of the security system, sound system, lighting system and the humidity control. Monitor the care of the air conditioning, changing filters. Keeping a maintenance log for the appliances and machinery and the upkeep within warranty of servicing contracts.
You will also be required to use the computer to order items for stocking and storage and ensure the overall cleanliness of all areas.
It will be a big plus if you also know how to provide table service and assist in all special events, and family gatherings.
There are 4 dogs and 3 children - it is important that you enjoy being within a highly active household.
Also too is car care and overseeing cleanliness and some driving - must be familiar with the area.
Must be responsible, excellent references and great flexibility to fix things and care for the well being of the family.
LIVE IN or LIVE-OUT HOUSEMAN
Responsible for all mechanical, maintenance, caretaking aspects of a well appointed property.
Must work weekends
You will be responsible for the pristine care of this lovely property to ensure smooth running maintenance and care in every area. Familiar with smart home technology, intricate heating and cooling systems, pools, tennis courts, lighting, and sound, security systems and mechanical systems.
Must be handy in a manner of light electrical, light construction - vendor relations, cost control, ordering supplies and the oversight of vendors and contractors to ensure care when working on projects - project manage.
You will be asked to interact with all contractors and have existing vendor relations for the support of a high profile estate.
Must be highly technical and mechanical.
Former 5 years of experience within a high profile estate and grounds exhibiting Your ability to manage detailed systems and care for the upkeep of a major household.
Must submit a resume
Must be looking for a long term post
Must be legal to work in the US
A thorough background search will be conducted by the family
Job starts right away
Must be flexible and a team-player
NOTE : MUST WORK ON WEEKENDS + HOLIDAYS
LADY'S MAID HEAD HOUSEKEEPER - LIVE IN
LIVE-IN LADIES MAID AND HEAD HOUSEKEEPER Looking for a highly experienced, discreet, right-arm ladies maid with all levels of attention centered around ensuring the complete care of wardrobes, jewelery and shoes, packing and unpacking for travel, documenting the items as they are used and returned from laundry and dry-cleaning. Ability to care for clothing in a manner of ensuring delicates are hand-washed, buttons sewn and pressed beautifully. Seasonal wardrobe care and cataloguing of valuable items. Oversee housekeepers and participate in the housekeeping in a hand-on manner as needed. Formal service, table setting, floral arranging and complete care of silver, china, linens. On occasion prepare a light breakfast or snack. Flawless table service - formal Attention to detail and discretion Experience within the same job duties Ability to Live-in Complete knowledge of formal care of valuables and finery and art, jewelry and one-of-a-kind designer gowns, couture garment care. Verifiable references and ability to work in the US
3 X PER WEEK LAUNDRESS (no weekend)
This is a Laundress position.
A small family of 3 requires the extra assistance of a Laundress to perform all laundry duties within their household. There is a full-time Housekeeper and your duties will be to assist her with the laundry.
The family consists of professional working husband and wife and their teenage daughter and a small dog. The 3 days will be during the week from Monday-Friday (no weekend time) and they will be the same 3 days every week we are just not certain which 3 days are needed.
Must be excellent at caring for sheet and towels, stain removal and slight repair, knowing when a delicate garment requires hand laundry or dry-cleaning. Ironing and hanging and folding. Ensuring that all the laundry is cared for and attended to properly.
LAUNDRESS / HOUSEKEEPER
Are you a perfectionist when it comes to caring for, and, laundering beautiful clothing and all table linens? You are a rare professional and we want to meet with you!!! A wonderful opportunity has opened for a true professional with great attention to detail,
You must be very organized and meticulous - this is not a position that is of interest to anyone that is not comfortable caring for exquisite table linens, gorgeous delicates and a designer wardrobe. Your employer will be expecting that you can step right into this position with former similar experience.
You must care for the closets, organize and rotate clothing, care for shoes and accessories, all aspects of storage and ensure the safe exceptional care of beautiful appointments. This is a formal environment where the family entertains extravagantly daily; at times beginning with service for breakfast meetings with full-service. The Laundry will be your prime focus. In additition to this you will join energies with the team of Housekeeping staff to ensure all aspects of this beautifully appointed home are immaculately cared for. When needed you will be asked to assist in formal service so you must have service as a skill within your former experience because you'll need for it to be polished and perfect. This is a fully staffed residence. IF you require live-in this can be discussed. MUST BE LEGALLY ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE USA MUST APPLY WITH A RESUME & REFERENCES AND FORMER EXPERIENCE IN LAUNDRY CARE AD FORMAL SERVICE.
Top Laundress - London Notting Hill with International Travel
LONDON - LONDON
Experienced, stellar ‘White Glove' Laundress required to join a formal fully-staffed household on a full-time basis. May be asked to travel a few months a year to our International Clients' other properties in France.
• Top expert white glove laundress with the highest standards of detail and cleaning
• Must be highly organized
• Should have expertise in fine laundry (caring for the finest delicate baby cashmeres, silks, haute couture, special fabrics and linens, including hand washing & ironing expertise)
• Arranging for dry cleaning and itemisation, organisation & tracking of wardrobe
• Washing, ironing, steaming
• Altering and mending various garments
• Organising wardrobe according to season
• Maintaining an inventory of wardrobe, linens, beddings and towels
• May have some care of Master Suite environment, wardrobe, closet, packing/unpacking etc., including maintaining the fine styling of the home and "everything in its place".
• Maintaining a constant high standard of closet organisation and keeping a full stock of items such as hangers, drawer organisers, shoe trees, etc.
• ·Takes directions from the House Manager and team player with the other housekeepers
• Flexible to travel
• A plus to have experience with large fully-staffed homes & homes with babies and young children
The ideal candidate will be someone who is experienced and worked in a similar setting and has an excellent verbal and written English. You must be a refined disposition with an eye for detail and care for the fine details.
You will be able to take direction but also have lots initiative to work on your own and take pride in your work; have outstanding organisational and time management skills as well as the ability to multitask.
Must exude extreme professionalism. Extremely discreet, quiet and mindful of the family privacy.
Languages: Fluent in English verbal & Written.
Working Days: Monday-Friday
A diverse real estate portfolio with three large compounds requires the skilled, experienced oversight of a highly regarded Major Domo who in a hands-on manner of great staff training has the ability to establish routines, schedules, protocol and smooth-running operations on a daily basis. This is a very socially active household with extravagant engagements drawing guests from all over the world. You must be brilliant in finessing the seamless almost invisible mechanics of ensuring that everything runs smoothly at top notch levels of service. Additionally. the family requires a thoroughly experienced professional with an expert level of overseeing and liaising with major art dealers, curators, insurance, movers and art installation tradesmen. This is a post where all aspects of the appointments within the various properties is at a museum level of quality and in such the respect considerations in care must be without falter.There are layers of staff that require a clear description of what is expected of them in their job duties and their daily conduct and structure. Staff retention is of major importance to the principal and they will look to you for efficient staff management, training, guidance and instilling a "can-do" team player approach to all daily tasks. There will be formal service requirements and ensuring all aspects of this care is guided to perfection.It is essential to the success of the post to be a hands-on participant within the daily operations and in such lead by example. you will be required to move between Hampton's, NYC and Westchester, ensuring a standard manual of inventory and structure. Manage all events, vendors, logistics, problem solving and also care for budgets and running expenses.
LIVE-OUT NYC NANNY
NY - Manhattan
LIVE-OUT SPANISH SPEAKING NANNY (must be first language)
The family for this wonderful toddler is establishing her fluency in Spanish right from the onset and looking for a Spanish speaking Nanny to be this special influence in the formative premise of her learning and speaking. As these are very much the years of cognitive development your command of the Spanish language must be clear, fluent and perfect grammatically.
You will be part of a team of Nanny's and caregivers and rotate shifts within the week day and weekend coverage. On occasion you will need to travel with the family and on occasion sleep over should the parents have a special event.
Standard to your schedule rotation you will be asked to provide coverage from 7:00a - 7:00p three days per week and a carry over day of a half shift. Overtime is paid. Health Care is provided
Your former experience and ease with caring for infants and toddlers is a must, supported by exceptional references and being CPR/First Aid certified and current.
Standard duties of changing diapers, bathing, feeding, establishing routines, ensuring the areas are clean and tidy, cleaning toys and ensuring the best possible care of this young toddler. You will work closely with the team of staff members; chef, housekeeper, laundress to ensure all aspects relative to the infant are in tip top order and hygienic cleanliness.
Additionally, you will be scheduling Doctor visits, play-dates, engaging the child in educational activities and of course speaking Spanish to evolve her vocabulary and communication and understanding skills.
It will be imperative that you manage the stocking of related supplies and items necessary to ensure that necessary items are present at other locations that the family travels to and always being of mindful vigilance in your level of care and guidance.
Great communication skills both written and spoken in both Spanish and English. Know the proper boundaries of knowing when to step out of the privacy of the parental bonding with their child and then again to step in once again to engage the child.
Must have the ability to manage all aspects of baby needs and concerns regarding teething, colic, upset, and ensuring foremost the health, happiness and well being of your charge at all times.
NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER/ERRANDS (Lower East Side)
Lower East Side
This is a very good post for a creative Thespian looking for a long term domestic placement within a highly artistic family on the Lower East Side. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the USA and have impeccable references - a background search will be conducted before receiving a Job Offer. Application is made by supporting your work history with a viable resume which must be submitted at time of application. This lovely family is looking for a "right-arm" person who focuses primarily on the care of their highly intelligent 5 year old son and general housekeeping duties and errands. A brand new child arrives in the Spring. Your day will begin at 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and be a whirlwind of daily duties which have you cleaning and doing laundry,errands for shopping and maintaining a sense of organization. This is currently a family of three with a new baby on the way. The duties are full and the family realizes this but what they predominantly need is a complete Assistant who is available to augment their hectic life. Your primary focus will be child care, housekeeping, laundry and light cooking. This is an organic, local Farm household. They are looking for an energetic, kind and pleasant person who is looking to mesh within their life and get into the pattern of the needs of the household. The young son has very expansive thinking and cognitive abilities so he loves being read to, taken to the Museum of Natural History and all sorts of interesting artistic and creative venues - this is not a child that is content being in front of the television, he enjoys challenges and interaction. If you have Photography, Film, Art, Acting experience in ADDITION to former Nanny and Housekeeping/Cooking posts within NYC residences please send us your resume right away. Must be able to travel freely - the family plans on taking the month of August as a vacation where they would like for you to be with them. Must be a true "People Person" as this family entertains frequently with family, friends, and important business associates. Must be computer savvy with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
WEEKEND LIVE-IN NANNY
WEEKEND, FRIDAY - SUNDAY EVENING, LIVE-IN NANNY
This wonderful family is looking for an energetic nanny who is actively engaged with the children; a 3 year old and a 2 year old and a 13 year old.
It is an active household, especially on the weekends with many activities and it is important to find the right person who really enjoys creating fun activities which are both educational and establish social and moral lessons toward child development. The parents are intent on keeping the young teenager engaged in active pursuits rather than social media and electronic devices so ensuring creative activities and outings is essential. Your ability to plan trips to places of interest, art, swimming, snow-skiing, all sports will be a great advantage.
Must be able to swim.
Important that you know Greenwich and area with verifiable referencing from local family's. You must feel comfortable driving to activities and scheduling and ensuring all aspects of infant and teenage care. There is a pool within the household so yo must be extra vigilant when it comes to infant care and monitoring children around water. Must have your current and updated CPR and Infant First Aid and a complete comfort with swimming, water safety and attentive care.
You will be asked to run errands and shopping along with tidying up after the children, do laundry and cook light meals.
You must have a clean Driving License and comfortable with ensuring the safe transport of infants.
LIVE-OUT, HOUSEKEEPER & COOK
The principal is looking for a thorough and attentive professional to be responsible for the day-to-day care of ensuring the home is perfectly clean, laundry/ironing,wardrobe care, cooking and securing supplies and inventory, running errands, answering phone, greeting guests, overseeing vendors for light maintenance, managing petty cash, personal shopping and gift buying...essentially being the right arm "everything" for a very busy employer. Top-notch housekeeping skills with an eye for detail and ensuring that all aspects of the household are always in perfectly clean order. All duties in a hands-on manner inclusive of laundry, changing and making beds, dry-cleaning and wardrobe care. Must have excellent references, background check will be conducted. Driver's License required Must have solid hands-on housekeeping and cooking skills and computer proficient and excellent communication skills.
AIR STEWARD/ VALET
NY - NYC
Private Valet & Flight Attendant position:
Working for an International private family that own several aircrafts.
Candidates must be based in or around NYC, and must already be employed in the deluxe hospitality industry, preferably as a: Cabin Attendant, Steward, Butler, Guest Service Manager or Valet in: luxury world-class hotels, Ambassadorial residences, respected private households or onboard private aircraft or yachts.
Family has multiple properties in the USA and Europe.
Candidates will have an innate eye for detail, will enjoy travelling and working in busy, sometimes frenetic high-speed work environments. They should also love taking the necessary time to do jobs properly, but will similarly be able to speed things up, to achieve the right result when time is severely limited!
o live in NYC area and will be free to travel with the family on trips as and when required.
o be organized, great communicators, and show they are adaptable, sometimes at short notice, to demanding situations.
o be discreet, honest, conscientious, hard-working, cheerful and come with a positive personality.
o be happy to undertake all manner of jobs and tasks with enthusiasm and energy.
o offer excellent checkable references
o be able to travel at short notice and must enjoy working in a fast paced work environment
o responsible for packing and unpacking luggage including transfer of luggage between households, hotels, yachts and to and from aircrafts.
o coordination with the client's household and Private office assistants and Travel Agency on the requirements for upcoming trips.
o coordination with flight crew, hotel staff, household staff etc.
o coordination of Principals transfers to and from aircraft (with Aviation dispatch / Travel Agency)
Trips & Anticipated travel dates would include:
Christmas/ NYE - 2 weeks
February - one week
March School Break- 2 weeks
Summer- 5/6 weeks
November/Thanksgiving- 4 /5 days
(Additional 2-3 trips - sometimes with short notice)
Please note that these dates are only indicative and not intended to limit valet required trips on other dates.
Accommodations with crew when not needed to be closer to the Family.
Salary: $100K USD DOE for someone that holds relevant experience
Candidates must drive and live or relocate to NYC/tri-state area.
LIVE-OUT SEASONAL LIFE GUARD
NY - Hampton's
LIVE-OUT SEASONAL LIFEGUARD - HAMPTON'S
This family requires a Lifeguard "ON-DUTY" for the Summer season.
Strong and fully capable swimmer in both ocean/beach and pool environments
Must be Fully Certified - Possess American Red Cross Life-guarding/First Aid/CPR/AED along with the ability to administer Oxygen
Act as a point of contact - monitor surf and changing weather/water conditions
Ability to surface dive, dive and tow flotation device
Possess an excellent awareness and attentiveness toward all water safety procedures
Ability to rapidly assess all emergency situations in a calm manner and respond immediately in an unflappable, clear and decisive manner
Excellent communication skills - gently and effectively communicate safety reminders and advice to family and guests
Ability to assess the sites and establish an Emergency Response protocol
Ability to work well with others patience, calm and clear demeanor
Adept at caring for both children and adults and comfortable with all CPR First Aid rescuing procedures to effectively respond
Your duties will be on a schedule TBD. Guaranteed 40 hour week with overtime at time and a half.
The Summer Season will go from May-Memorial Day to September - Labor Day
Please send your information in right away if you qualify
PERSONAL ASSISTANT - MIDDLE EAST BASED - TRAVELING
NY - New York
With an exacting keen eye for detail and an elevated interest in curating bespoke luxury brands we are seeking a top tier professional who has the flexibility and wherewithal to plug into leading trends, interface and liaise with leading craftsmen around the world - all while discreetly and confidentially managing the personal affairs and business calendaring, heavy scheduling of a prominent businessman who operates on a world stage.
Being based in a pivotal vantage point of the ME you will have ready-access to international luxury brands, artisans, trades who bring the most refined talent to create rare, one-of-a-kind collectibles. You will have the enviable position of being responsible for exploring leading luxury trends and discover some new off the radar talent as well.
Foremost is your prowess toward being the right-arm support for a very busy businessman who travels extensively and will rely upon you for impeccable detail in scheduling, coordinating the events of the day, creating timelines and follow up detail, act in the best interest and expectation to calendar the current and future events and meetings and know well the Rolodex of the principal to ensure timely and respectful reply to both business and personal outreach. All of this is in close coordination of the team of support staff to ensure smooth running days that are carried off without a hitch.
Must be technically savvy with the prowess to instantly trouble-shoot any technical troubles, back up and access files and ensure that the meeting minutes and subsequent follow-up is organized without hiccup as you will need to access these files by request as needed. The post requires that you have a Business related degree so you may readily follow the needs and anticipate the logistical business requirements. This is a busy position for an energetic, intelligent and aptly talented professional who enjoys being on the go, have FULL flexibility to be based in the Middle East and looks forward to the interaction with business people on a world stage.
We will look for candidates with the following prominent skills;
• Full flexibility- unencumbered to travel on request
• Ability to base in the Middle East - accommodation for the employee only
• Well educated - Business Degree preferred
• Additional languages a plus
• Full awareness and interest in luxury brands and luxury lifestyle, experience of, or interest in developing a passion for, high end consumer goods and UHNW lifestyle.
• An articulate sensibility toward business protocol and business affairs on a world stage.
• Flexible to travel extensively
• Highly resourceful
• High level of tech savvy
• Succinct and engaging communicator
• Level of presence and corporate appearance
• Understanding of conglomerate/corporate environments is preferred
• Understanding of luxury lifestyle
The team travel internationally, approx 60 - 70% of the year - largely the US, Europe and Asia and the role will support the principal in all aspects on a worldwide basis, including:
• Travel arrangements (largely private aircraft)
• Support for business engagements
• Liaison with Corporate Business Heads
• Supplier and vendor management: including high end luxury items such as cars, watches and works of art.
• Research of vendors
• Lifestyle management, including well-being
• Inventory and management of global wardrobe
We have set an initial package as:
• Salary c$80k (tax free)
• Bonus scheme
• Furnished accommodation in the ME
• You receive 30 days vacation based upon the schedule of the principal's needs
• Private Medical Insurance
• Flights home
PERSONAL ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER/ADMIN ASSISTANT in a FAMILY OFFICE
NY - NYC
OFFICE MANAGER/ADMIN ASSISTANT in a FAMILY OFFICE
This bustling international Family Office requires an Administrative Assistant/Personal Assistant/Office Manager to support the key C-level team in all aspects to ensure important guests are cared for, plan meetings and schedule appointments and all follow-up documentation for preparation for meetings, facilitating complex conference calls, monitoring all stocking and supplies, running discreet errands and coordinating all food service for the conference rooms.
Additionally, you will maintain all in-coming parcel logs along with filing/correspondence, billing and running cost and prepare correspondence. Although there are Assistants who would be ahead of you should the principal need something you are asked to be available to respond on a 24/7 outreach in the event of an urgent matter.
This is a rapidly growing company that is involved in philanthropic matters internationally and looking for a key person at this time who is readily available to ensure the growth and running operations go smoothly.
SUPPORT ASSISTANT TO THE PERSONAL ASSISTANT
NY - NYC
This fast paced, prominent office requires a right arm Assistant to the Personal Assistant to the CEO.
Within this support role you must be extra vigilant in being pro-active, anticipate needs before they arise and manage in a highly organized manner, all the files,
scheduling, be preemptive and monitor all contacts and research in preparation for top tier political and philanthropic concerns in a far-reaching capacity of being spot-on.
It will be imperative that you get into step with the PA to support all matters in keeping with daily operations of a very busy CEO. Changing gears and multi-tasking throughout the day.
Ideally the candidate will have former PA experience with a Business/Economics Degree and exhibits a resourcefulness that evidences a full familiarity with New York City, great contacts and aware of key civic issues. Your ability to perform in depth research, generate reports of your finding and support the daily rigorous scheduling in a timely, discreet, thorough accurate manner is tantamount to your success as part of the team.
FAMILY PA, TUTOR, COMPANION TO TEENAGE KIDS
Three teenage children for a busy family require a Live-in Companion, Tutor, Mentor, Social Calendaring PA to bring organizational skills, patience, mentoring qualities to this busy household - there are numerous sporting and outdoor activities along with cultural interests and all school work, homework, reports and keeping up with their activities and social calendaring. With three to mind you will need to be very thorough, energetic and efficient in your care and oversight to ensure all aspects are cared for at all times.
Arriving at noon on Friday through the entire weekend....you will be live-out unless the parents are traveling at which time you will be required to stay over and mind their complete care and security and always ensure they have their lessons completed. APPLICANTS MUST BE PREPARED TO WORK EVERY WEEKEND!
Must be legal to work in the US
Must have verifiable references from a New York City family - looking for reliable long term work history within a high profile home and evidencing that you are very plugged in to the NYC social/cultural/activity events and fully familiar with all aspects of mindful unwavering reliable care. A thorough background check will be conducted and your references will all be checked thoroughly.
Education degree a plus and familiarization with respect to teen year scholastic requirements essential as the family will want for you to seamlessly assist with problem solving, homework and projects and correct errors they are making to educate them/instruct them in grasping concepts.
TRAVELING PERSONAL VALET
NYC, COLORADO, INTERNATIONAL
This is a prestigious position for the right 'fit'. Your employer is a Global businessman with a small family.
Your focus will be to streamline the daily activities in all aspects of his life. Some of the tasks are mundane and tedious while other aspects are demanding and fun filled. No matter what the day holds it will be a great adventure internationally aboard their yacht, private jets or preparing their arrival to one of their many homes around the world. You'll need to rapidly establish vendor relations and get your finger on the cultural and social pulse. This is a hip young businessman who enjoys being a part of the newest openings; shops, galleries, restaurants, clubs. He'll expect for you to prepare for his arrival in a seamless manner of being his liaison, establishing repoire with the finest involvements in a poised, confidential and highly discrete manner that best represents him. You'll interact with dignitaries, celebrity and business leaders of multi cultures. The family will look to you for smooth running operations. You really will be a combination of many titles in your job duties; Valet, Concierge, Attache, Personal Assistant and, "Go-to" person. Applicant must have a US Passport Must be able to travel freely, unencumbered- you'll be on the go all the time. Qualities that will make you stand out as an ideal Candidate are, well traveled, appreciation for finery, poised, pro-active, team player, energetic and congenial yet very discrete, multiple languages a plus, educated and able to know what needs to be done-well ahead of having to be asked.