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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Full-Time Live-In Nanny Needed for Great Family in Washington, DC

Fun and energetic family in Washington, DC is looking for a full time live-in nanny to join their growing family.  Family currently has one 22-month old son but is expecting another child in mid-March.  Both parents have extremely demanding work schedules and would love a nanny with flexibility.  Typical hours will be 8am-6:30pm, but occasional evening and overnights hours are needed as necessary.  If longer hours are required, overtime will be compensated. Family rarely needs help on the weekends but if nanny is interested in extra hours, an additional weekend schedule can be mutually agreed upon. 

Duties of the position include but are not limited to complete care of children, cooking meals, light housework, laundry, running errands as needed and driving.  Family does have a housekeeper that comes once a week to help with cleaning/house management as well.  Ideally the family is looking for someone who is a great communicator, a warm genuine person, and extremely energetic and able to keep up with two young children.  Family would ideally be looking for a nanny who is comfortable keeping a brief daily log of children's development and activity as well.  Someone who has a true interest and passion for working with children and will treat their home as if it were their own and can keep up with all the moving parts.

Nanny living accommodations include a third floor guest room which has a separate bedroom and bathroom.  Family has a small dog so nanny must be pet friendly, although no major pet care duties are involved with the position.  Light travel including 1-3 family vacations per year would be a plus if candidate were open to it.  Nanny must be legal to work in the United States, be CPR and First Aid certified and speak English fluently.  Nanny ideally should drive but it's not a deal breaker. Family will be provided a car for the position.  Salary is $500-850/week, plus health insurance in the future for the perfect person. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com to apply and for more details.    

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Part Time Housekeeper Needed for Lakeview Family- Chicago, IL

Lakeview family seeking a part-time housekeeper to clean their home one day a week. Schedule is 9am-2pm, $20/hour. The housekeeper will be responsible for the overall cleaning of the home, vacuuming and washing floors and some organization. Family would prefer someone to work on Wednesday but they are flexible. Looking for someone for the long-term, and would like the person to be positive and upbeat. 

Must have at least 3+ years experience in a private home, have excellent references, and be legal to work in the United States. To apply, please e-mail resume to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Temporary Housekeeper Needed ASAP- Chicago, IL

Gold Coast residence seeking a temporary housekeeper ASAP to join fully staffed household. Position requires flexibility for a 4-12 week commitment, but may become permanent for the perfect person. Housekeeper will be responsible for the daily maintenance of the home, including but not limited to:
  • Daily cleaning of the entire home
  • Organizing the home
  • Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe maintenance
  • Light household maintenance and repairs
  • Household errands and grocery shopping
  • Preparing/Cooking meals
Ideal candidates must have previous experience working in a private home, and references with elderly employers as a housekeeper/companion is a plus. Must have valid driver's license. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8-5, and Saturdays from 8-1. Salary depends on experience, plus stipend for health insurance. 

Candidates must be legal to work in the United States and have excellent references. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to info@altergeoconcierge.com to apply.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Full Time Nanny Needed for Newborn Baby- Elmhurst, IL

Nanny needed for Elmhurst family. Family is expecting their first child in January and would like someone to start with them at the end of March/early April when the mother goes back to work. Family would like to begin interviewing ASAP. Looking for a minimum 3-month commitment to a maximum 1-year commitment. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

--Overall care of the child
--Feeding
--Bathing
--Playtime with the baby
--Light laundry

Candidate must have 5+ years infant experience, be legal to work in the United States and have excellent references. Family is looking for someone who is positive, reliable, gentle, honest and is dog friendly (although no dog walking will be required). 

Schedule is M-F 7:30AM-6:30PM, weekend hours will not be required. Some Fridays will be shorter days workdays. Salary is DOE, with performance based bonus at employer's discretion. To apply or for more information, please e-mail mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Thursday, December 13, 2012

FT Career Nanny Needed for Working Couple- Chicago, IL


Two working parents in downtown Chicago (Streeterville neighborhood) looking for a career nanny for their preschool aged daughter. Schedule is 7am – 5:30/6 pm. Ideal candidate is fantastic with kids—great at creative/fantasy play; active and willing to ride bicycles and run in the park; loves reading or art or music and able to share that with their daughter. Daughter is in school from 8:30 – 11:45, so after drops off at school their nanny grocery shops, runs errands, cooks, and cleans during that time. Nanny should be able to drive but a vehicle will be provided. Nanny should also be comfortable working with a child who has food allergies. No heavy housekeeping required, as there is a part-time housekeeper, but light tidying requested. ALL applicants should be legal to work in the US, have 5-8+ years of experience, speak good English, and have excellent references.

Salary is $16-22/hour DOE, plus overtime after 40 hours. Please email info@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for additional information. Start date is January 2013. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

PT Housekeeper/Cook needed in Boston, MA

PT Housekeeper/ Cook needed in Boston.  Family lives in Brookline, on the Boston line, not far from Kenmore Square.  Excellent cleaning and cooking skills a must.  Really nice family and flexible hours.  Must drive.  Salary DOE. Hire is immediate. Email olivia@alteregoconcierge.com for more details or to apply. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Full Time Housekeeper Needed for Lincoln Park Couple- Chicago, IL

Private home seeking a housekeeper in Lincoln Park/Gold Coast. Housekeeper will be responsible for the overall daily maintenance of the home, including but not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning/organizing of the entire home
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Occasional household errands and grocery shopping
Ideal candidates must have previous experience working in a private home. Must have license and own car. Salary $600-700/week. 

Candidates must be legal to work in the US, have excellent references and be available immediately. Please send resume to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Monday, December 10, 2012

Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant-Chicago, IL

Private Family in the Lakeview area is looking for a Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant to join their staff.  Family is looking to fill two positions, so position hours may be early morning or late afternoon/evening depending on the candidate's qualifications and availability.  While the candidate will receive a set schedule, flexibility is appreciated.  Family has three children ages 4, 2, and a baby, therefore the candidate must be extremely child friendly.  


Responsibilities of the position include:
Organization (home, closet, etc)
Care for fine furniture, antiques, and fabrics
Laundry and Ironing
Running Errands
Occasional childcare
Cooking (this is preferred but not a deal breaker)
Event planning and management
Vendor management (this will be less frequent but family still needs someone comfortable dealing with outside vendors if needed)

Overall the candidate must have at least 5+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable long term references.  The candidate must be legal to work in the United States, and have a valid drivers license as well.  This position would be a good fit for someone looking to make a commitment of at least 4+ years with a family and who is a hard and pro-active worker, but who can also feel comfortable around children.  Candidate must be efficient, extremely organized, and able to work with a family whose needs are constantly changing.  There is the opportunity for long term growth and responsibility with this family!  If interested and would like more details, please send your resume and cover letter to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Part Time Personal Assistant Needed- 1 Day/Week in Chicago, IL

Private family in the Chicago area is looking for a part-time personal assistant to join their home.  Family currently has a nanny and housekeeper, but needs another set of hands to help in the home.  Duties include coordinating home repair and service needs, maintaining personal calendars, travel planning, budgeting and bill paying, grocery shopping/meal planning/cooking, weekly errands, occasional childcare as needed, filing and faxing, household organization, and dog care (walking, feeding, trips to the vet, etc.)  Family has two children, ages 1 and 4, and two medium size dogs.  The candidate will be responsible for both mundane and higher level tasks.

Overall the family is looking for an extra set of hands in the home so that they can spend more time together as a family!  Personal assistant must have a valid drivers license and be child and dog friendly.  Ideal candidate is flexible, able to prioritize important tasks, a multi-tasker, friendly, and a self-starter.  PA should be motivated to assist both with things that are directly asked of them as well as take initiative and help out wherever and whenever needed.  Knowledge of fashion and interior decorating is a plus.

Schedule is 6-10 hours per week with the opportunity to increase hours if mutually agreed upon.  Salary is $15-20/hour DOE.  Start date is flexible for the right candidate.  If interested, please email resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com.  

Full-time Nanny/House Manager- Glencoe, IL

Full-time Nanny/House Manager needed for family in Glencoe. Family has one child, three years old, and another due in March. Schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30am-6:30pm. Family will require Tuesday hours starting in May. Daily responsibilities include overall care of the child, laundry, cooking, grocery shopping. MUST have a drivers license, but the family will provide a car for use during the day. 

Start date is IMMEDIATE. Candidate must be looking for a long-term position and have excellent references. Salary is $14/hour to start, will increase to $15 after the second baby is born. To apply, please e-mail resume to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com 

Friday, November 16, 2012

Highly Experienced Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL

Private Family in the Lakeview area is looking for a Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant to join their staff.  Family already has a full time nanny/housekeeper in the mornings, so this position will be from 12pm-8pm, Monday-Friday.  Candidate must be flexible for occasional evening and weekend help as needed.  Schedule could change to 4 weekdays and 1 weekend day as well, so candidate must be flexible and able to help as needed.  Family has three children ages 4, 2, and a baby, therefore the candidate must be extremely child friendly.   

Responsibilities of the position include:
Organization (home, closet, etc)
Care for fine furniture, antiques, and fabrics
Laundry and Ironing
Running Errands
Occasional childcare
Cooking (this is preferred but not a deal breaker)
Event planning and management
Vendor management (this will be less frequent but family still needs someone comfortable dealing with outside vendors if needed)

Overall the candidate must have at least 5+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable long term references.  The candidate must be legal to work in the United States, and have a valid drivers license as well.  This position would be a good fit for someone looking to make a commitment of at least 4+ years with a family and who is a hard and pro-active worker, but who can also feel comfortable around children.  Candidate must be efficient, extremely organized, and able to work with a family whose needs are constantly changing.  There is the opportunity for long term growth and responsibility with this family!  If interested and would like more details, please send your resume and cover letter to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Bi-Weekly Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Private Residence is looking for a bi-weekly housekeeper to start ASAP.  The housekeeper will be responsible for the deep cleaning of the entire home, vacuuming, and light organization as needed.  The candidate must have at least 3+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable references, and be looking for a long term position.  Salary is $15/hour.  If interested please email resume to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com to apply and for more details.   

Part-time Housekeeper WITH benefits- Winnetka, IL


Winnetka family looking for a fill-in/substitute housekeeper to work at least 20 hours a week, but on average will work 35+ hours or more a week. Schedule will vary week to week, since it is a fill-in position for the other housekeepers in the home. Must be extremely flexible, as some weekend days will be required and candidate may be asked to work hours at a moments notice. Must have at least 5+ years experience working in a private home and have excellent references. 

Salary is $18-22/hour plus benefits, including holidays and vacation. A stipend will be provided weekly to buy snacks for eating at work, too! For more information or to apply, e-mail mallory@alteregoconcierge.com. Please note: this is NOT a temporary position: this is a great long-term position for someone who doesn't mind working a flexible schedule.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Full-Time Junior/ Second Personal Assistant- Chicago, IL


Private employer seeking a full-time junior Personal Assistant/Organizer to handle personal and office duties. Candidate must be flexible, quick thinking, energetic, good at multi-tasking, and highly discreet. Employer juggles various business and social commitments, and PA/Organizer will help to organize the daily flow of mail, errands, etc. to bring balance between personal and business life.

Driving is a key component to this position, as Assistant will help get employer to and from various appointments throughout the city as well as run errands. 

Ideal candidate has 5+ years experience, is tech savvy, and works well alongside other staff. This position works closely with the Personal Executive Assistant, so you must be willing to take direction from others.

PROPOSED schedule is Monday-Friday 1pm-9pm, but candidate must be flexible for occasional weekend days (not every weekend, but likely 2-3 times per month). On weeks that a weekend day is required, Assistant will get a day off during the workweek. Salary DOE and includes generous benefits package. To apply or for more information, please e-mail resume and cover letter to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com.

Full Time Legal Assistant Needed- Private Office- Chicago, IL

Private Company in downtown Chicago is looking for a full-time legal assistant to join their team.  The ideal candidate has background experience in paralegal studies or as an executive assistant in a law setting.  Also, candidate must show longevity in past positions and be looking to make a long term commitment.  The responsibilities of the position including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, drafting documents, preparing reports and annual resolutions, handling off-site storage, and assisting in forming companies.  

The ideal candidate has at least 5+ years of experience, excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills, and is a multi-tasker who can wear many hats.  Office is small to mid size so candidate must be comfortable working closely with others and developing professional relationships.  Salary is $50-$75K, DOE plus excellent benefits package.  Start date is immediate.  Please email resume to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. 

Monday, October 29, 2012

Personal Organizer/Driver/Helper Needed for Private Employer- Chicago, IL


Private employer seeking a full-time Personal Organizer to handle personal and office duties. Candidate must be flexible, quick thinking, energetic, good at multi-tasking, and highly discreet. Employer juggles various business and social commitments, and Organizer will help to organize the daily flow of mail, errands, etc. to bring balance between personal and business life.

Driving is a key component to this position, as Assistant will help get employer to and from various appointments throughout the city as well as run errands.

Ideal candidate has 5+ years experience, is tech savvy, and works well alongside other staff. This position works closely with the Personal Executive Assistant, so you must be willing to take direction from others.

PROPOSED schedule is Monday-Friday 1pm-9pm, but candidate must be flexible for occasional weekend days (not every weekend, but likely 2-3 times per month). On weeks that a weekend day is required, Assistant will get a day off during the workweek. Salary DOE and includes generous benefits package. To apply or for more information, please e-mail resume and cover letter to olivia@alteregoconcierge.com.

Full-Time Private Chef Needed- Chicago, IL


Private family in downtown Chicago seeking a full-time private chef to join their formal household. Schedule will be 5 days/week, including one weekend day, and may vary week-to-week. Ideal candidate has extensive experience (5-10+ years) in formal dining and service, a passion for cooking, basic wine knowledge, and is very proactive in coming up with new recipes and being innovative in the kitchen. Must also be child-friendly and be able to easily adapt to and engage young kids who may be in and out of the kitchen. Candidate MUST have worked previously in a formal household, and be from/have worked in Chicago. Candidate must be willing to travel and able to work holidays, as the family travels often and occasionally takes their chef.

Hours are 9am until 9pm, with some downtime midday. Chef will prepare lunch for Principal for drop-off at office daily, and otherwise just dinner daily for the family. Salary DOE. To apply or for more information, please e-mail resume and cover letter to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Corporate Team Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL Area


Mid-size finance company in Chicago area (located right outside the city but near public transportation) is seeking a Team Assistant starting ASAP. The person will be supporting a Marketing team.  Ideal candidate is highly organized, meticulous and pays attentions to detail, has exceptional communication skills and is looking for a long-term assistant position (this position does not offer a lot of room for growth but does offer a great deal of stability). Schedule is typically Monday-Friday from 8am – 6pm on average. Duties include travel arrangements (extensive--including complex itineraries and a lot of international), handling expense reports, coordinating meetings, telephone and email correspondence, and other day-to-day tasks as they come up. Assistant should be able to thrive in fast paced environment. ALL applicants must have a minimum of 2-5 years experience in a similar role. Salary is $40-60K plus overtime, discretionary bonus, and generous benefits package.

Email info@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. Start date is ASAP.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Full Time Executive/Personal Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL


Private Employer/Entrepreneur in Chicago is seeking a highly articulate, savvy, intelligent EA/PA to join office team. Position is Monday-Friday, full-time, with flexibility for occasional travel. Ideal candidate has worked for a C-Level Executive in an executive AND personal capacity, is used to a fast-paced environment, and can adapt easily to an entrepreneurial-minded employer. EA/PA should be ok working autonomously or with other staff, and have a great, positive, easygoing demeanor. 

Compensation is $85-130K, DOE. Only applicants who meet ALL above criteria, and who are also currently in the salary range, will be considered. Please email resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more information.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Full Time Executive Assistant/Social Secretary for Private Household- Chicago, IL


Private Employer in downtown Chicago seeking a full-time executive assistant to join her fully staffed household. Duties include maintaining calendars, scheduling appointments, managing the household employees, heavy email correspondence, drafting letters and memos, travel coordination, occasional personal shopping, etc. The ideal candidate is meticulous, highly educated, MAC proficient, savvy, articulate (and a great writer), able to keep his/her boss on schedule and organized. This is a busy household environment and requires someone who can work well with other staff as well as autonomously. This position requires someone who is calm, centered, always positive and straightforward, and efficient--employer enjoys a PA with a good sense of humor but who maintains professionalism, too.  

Schedule is 8:30-5:30, Monday-Friday live out. Flexibility for occasional late evenings/events is a plus. PA should drive and ideally have own vehicle. Salary is $60-80K/year DOE, plus health insurance, 2 weeks paid vacation and all major holidays. Start is ASAP. ALL applicants must be currently based in the Chicago area (city, not suburbs), have 4+ years of Chicago experience as a PA, and meet all other criteria above. Email olivia@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more information.

Full Time Nanny Needed- Glencoe, IL


Family in Glencoe looking for a full-time nanny to join their family of five. Schedule is M-F 6:45am-6:00pm. Candidate must be flexible, proactive, a team player, hard-working and above all, loving to the children. MUST be able to drive and speak excellent English and be pet friendly, the family has one dog. The overall component of the position is to take care of the children. No deep cleaning is involved, although the family would like a nanny that is willing to pitch in wherever needed. Someone who can cook is a plus, but not a deal breaker. The family travels frequently and the nanny will not be required to go with, so 4-5 weeks vacation will be an added bonus. Family wants someone to grow with them long-term, so candidate must be looking to make at least a 3 year commitment. Must have experience working with infants and 5+ years experience in a similar position. As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the United States. 

Email mallory@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or refer a friend. Hire is ASAP- family is flexible on start date for the right person, but ideally within 1-3 weeks.