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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Full-Time Chef Needed- Chicago, IL

Great family in Chicago is seeking a full-time chef to join their team as soon as possible. This position will be working with two families, as sisters will be sharing the chef for 5 days/week between their busy households. Schedule will fluctuate occasionally, but will roughly be Sunday-Thursday with the flexibility to work on some weekend days. Chef will handle all grocery shopping, menu planning, and preparing dinner daily, alternating between both families as needed. 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 youngkids who may be in and out of the kitchen. Candidate MUST have worked previously in a private household. Candidate must be flexible and willing to travel and able to work some holidays, as the families travel often (including to their Colorado residence) and are looking to occasionally take their chef. Salary is OPEN and includes great benefits. To apply or for more information, please e-mail resume and cover letter to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Full-Time Nanny Needed for Live Out Position- Chicago, IL


Chicago family is seeking a full-time nanny to join their staff within the next 3-6 weeks. Schedule is Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, with flexibility for Wednesdays until 10pm and Fridays until 6pm. Nanny will be responsible for three children, but mainly watching over 2 month old. Nanny will be working in tandem with 2 other nannies. Duties include: all childcare, driving children to school/play dates, and light cooking.

Ideal candidate is college educated, passionate about childcare, works well with other staff and has flexibility. MUST be able to drive, swim and be willing to travel. Salary is $18-20/hr, DOE plus health insurance. Start date is ideally before June 4, and family is interviewing ASAP. Please email Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details.

Family Assistant/Housekeeper- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast/Streeterville)


Chicago family is looking a Family Assistant/Housekeeper to join their home immediately. Ideally, the family would love someone for the busy morning hours from Monday-Saturday 7-10am and again in the afternoons during the 4-7pm rush. Family is open depending on the right candidate, however, as long as the person can be somewhat flexible.

Duties include:
  • Cleaning and Organizing for the home
  • Laundry/Ironing
  • Cooking breakfast, lunch on occasion and dinner
  • Running errands/Grocery shopping
Ideal candidate MUST be able to drive and have own car. Salary is $18 hr/DOE. Interviewing ASAP. To apply or for more information please email Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Part Time Personal Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL


Working couple with one young son is seeking a great part-time personal assistant for 20 hours per week starting asap. Schedule can be flexible but couple will guarantee a minimum of 20 hours per week and don't necessarily need the same hours every day (but would prefer some sort of consistency). Duties include errands, dry cleaning, shoe repairs, grocery shopping, duties related to their son (purchasing gifts, school items, or occasionally picking him up in a pinch), bill paying, etc. Ideal candidate is a self-starter who can be given a to-do list and run with it--couple both work a great deal and prefer to not have to micromanage. Salary is $20-25/hour. Applicants must be willing to commit to a long-term schedule (this is ideal for a student or someone who is looking to supplement their work schedule but will stay for several years). Great family who just want to find wonderful help to ease their work load! Email kirstin@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. You MUST have at least 3 years experience as a personal or family assistant to qualify. 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Part-Time Personal Assistant needed- Riverwoods, IL

Part-Time Personal Assistant needed in Riverwoods to start ASAP. Working mother looking for someone to help assist in household organization, follow up on business jobs, etc. Candidate must be well organized and able to think creatively about how to organize the home from top to bottom. Must be dog friendly, as family has a large dog and have a valid drivers license and own vehicle. Schedule will be one day a week for 5 hours, but mother would also love someone to do a 15-20 hour week the first week to get things organized. Schedule afterwards will be upkeep for bill pay, errands, etc. Salary is $20-25/hour.  To apply, please e-mail resume to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Super Nanny Needed!- Chicago Area (North Shore)

North Shore based family is seeking a super nanny to join their busy household asap!  Schedule will be Monday-Friday, but occasional evenings or weekends required. Nanny MUST be able to travel with the family, including over holidays. Nanny will be helping with homework, meal prep, and overall care of their five children. This position will be working in tandem with another Nanny/Governess, so ideal candidate is a TEAM player!

Ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, a keen interest in child development, willingness to work with others and a positive attitude. This position is a CAREER Nanny position- family is looking for a long-term commitment. Car is not required, but Nanny MUST be able to drive. Flexibility is key for this position. . Salary is DOE, and benefits include health insurance (medical and dental) and paid time off. Please email Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details.

Full Time Professional Governess Needed- Chicago Area

Private family based in the North Shore suburbs of Chicago are looking for a professional Governess to join their fully staffed household. Family's ideal start date is no later than the second week of June, 2013, but can be somewhat flexible for the right person. Governess will be in charge of all duties related to children, including but not limited to daily schedules, homework, errands and shopping, school and extracurricular activities, etc. 

Candidate must have 5+ years nanny experience, a college degree, be legal to work in the United States and have excellent references. Ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, a keen interest in child development, willingness to work with others and a positive attitude. This position is a CAREER Governess position- family is looking for a long-term commitment. Car is not required, but Governess MUST be able to drive. Flexibility is key for this position. MUST be willing to travel, especially during holiday seasons. Salary is DOE, and benefits include health insurance (medical and dental) and paid time off. Please email Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Full Time Houseman/Driver Needed – Glencoe, IL

Fully staffed household in Glencoe, IL, is looking for a full time, long term Houseman to join their staff. Rough schedule would be Tuesday-Saturday from 9am to 6pm, but flexibility for evenings is key. Two times a week and two Saturdays a month, the Houseman will be required to drive Principals to and from dinner functions downtown (advance notice given). The candidate must have at least 3+ years of private household experience with verifiable long term references, have a valid drivers license and be legal to work in the United States.

The duties include: overall home maintenance, running errands, driving family to/from the city as requested, helping with heavy lifting, etc. Residence has a great deal of fine art, so Houseman must have experience working in similar environment. A car will be provided for use during working hours.

The ideal candidate is extremely proactive, a problem solver, knows his way in and around the city and suburbs, and works well with others. Interviewing ASAP, position starting on May 1 or possibly sooner.  Family has no allergies, no pets, and no dietary restrictions. Salary is $45-50,000/year (DOE), full health insurance through their family office, 2-4 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks off at Christmas time. To apply, please e-mail resume to Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com.

Full-Time Live-Out Housekeeper Needed- Glencoe, IL


Fully staffed household in Glencoe, IL is looking for a full-time live-out housekeeper to join their home. Start date is May 1st (though family can be somewhat flexible, give or take a week or two), so candidate must be willing to start within the next couple weeks. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Overall deep cleaning of the home
-Laundry & Ironing
-Running errands: grocery shopping, dry cleaners, etc. 
-Help packing for travel (family travels often)
-Cooking as needed

Schedule is Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm, with flexibility required when family is entertaining on occasion. Candidate must be organized, professional, have great references and have at least 5-7 years experience. Must be familiar with working in a home with fine art, as family has an extensive collection and needs a housekeeper who knows how to clean around it. Family has no allergies, no pets and no dietary restrictions. Salary is $40-48,000/year (DOE), full health insurance through their family office, 2-4 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks off at Christmas time. To apply, please e-mail your resume to mallory@alteregoconcierge.com.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Part-Time Live-Out Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Downtown)

Prominent family in downtown Chicago is seeking a Part-Time Live-Out Professional Housekeeper. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a wonderful employer--all staff has worked with family for the long-term and are looking for great new housekeepers to join their team.

Position is part-time, live-out, Monday-Friday, 20 hours, with occasional evenings or weekend days needed. Family is looking for someone who is willing to commit for the long-term, is a team player, has long-term references, and a great work ethic. Ideal candidate has a valid driver's license and personal vehicle for work use (gas/mileage to be reimbursed). Duties include but are not limited to:
  • All daily deep cleaning
  • Laundry and ironing; dry cleaning
  • Meal preparations, as requested
  • Events preparations and staffing
  • Family errands such as grocery shopping, cleaning supplies, stocking inventory, etc
  • Assisting with driving Principals or family members to appointments upon request
Salary is DOE. Please email lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. ALL candidates must have at least 4+ years of private household experience with verifiable long term references, and be legal to work in the United States. 

Full-Time Live-Out Professional Housekeeper Needed for Chicago Residence- IL

Prominent family in downtown Chicago is seeking a Full-Time Live-Out Professional Housekeeper. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a wonderful employer--all staff has worked with family for the long-term and are looking for great new housekeepers to join their team.

Position is full-time, live-out, Monday-Friday, 40 hours, with a rare evening or weekend needed. Family is looking for someone who is willing to commit for the long-term, is a team player, has long-term references, and a great work ethic. Ideal candidate has a valid driver's license and personal vehicle for work use (gas/mileage to be reimbursed). Duties include but are not limited to:
  • All daily deep cleaning
  • Laundry and ironing; dry cleaning
  • Meal preparations, as requested
  • Events preparations and staffing
  • Family errands such as grocery shopping, cleaning supplies, stocking inventory, etc
  • Maintaining household inventory
Salary is DOE plus EXCELLENT benefits package: includes medical/dental/vision, 401K, 15 days paid vacation, paid holidays, and a discretionary bonus. Please email mallory@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. ALL candidates must have at least 4+ years of private household experience with verifiable long term references, and be legal to work in the United States.