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Friday, March 28, 2014

Full Time Administrative/Second Assistant

Private employer in the Gold Coast is seeking a full-time Administrative/Second Assistant to work alongside main Personal Assistant within the home-based business. Schedule will be Monday-Friday, 9-5:30. Ideal candidate has a minimum of 1 year formal working experience and all applicants must have a degree from a 4-year college or university. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Heavy phone and email correspondence
  • Assisting with personal shopping, booking travel, planning events, errands, and other needs
  • Data entry and upkeep of database, contacts, and vendor lists
  • Creating, submitting, and organizing all expense reports
  • Calendar maintenance- including all appointments, visits, and meetings
  • General office support
Must be proficient in Word and Outlook, and have a working knowledge of Excel. Salary is $38-42,000 and there is room to grow within the role. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Part-Time Personal Assistant- Chicago, IL


Part-Time Personal Assistant needed for busy household in Streeterville. Looking for a candidate to work 10 hours/week, split between two days. Flexible as to what days/hours are worked. 

Responsibilities include:

-Assisting with managing the household 
-Managing the family schedules
-Running errands
-Keeping stock of household inventory

Ideal candidate is energetic, honest, loves children and is very organized. Must speak Spanish and be willing to travel. Salary is $20/hour, plus performance based bonuses, and paid vacation. To apply or for more information, e-mail info@alteregoconcierge.com

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Full-Time Live-In or Live-Out Housekeeper Needed- Barrington Hills, IL

Full-time live-in or live-out housekeeper needed in Barrington Hills asap. The live-out position is 4 days a week – 2 of which the housekeeper would be working at the home in Barrington and 2 days at their home in Marengo (about 25 minutes away from Barrington).  The live-in position can be 5 days/week and candidate is welcome to live-in on days off. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Overall deep cleaning of the home
-Laundry and Ironing
-Running errands (grocery shopping, dry cleaners, etc.)
-Help with event assistance
-Occasional cooking

Candidate must have prior experience working in a private home and have excellent references. Salary range is $40-50,000+/year, depending on experience. To apply, please e-mail resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com

Full-Time Estate Manager Needed- Chicago, IL (North Shore)


Private family on the North Shore is seeking to hire an experienced Estate Manager to oversee two properties (main residence in Chicago and vacation property roughly 1.5 hours away) and a staff of five for a full-time position.  

All applicants must have a minimum of 7-10 years experience in similar role within a private home, have managed a minimum of two properties, and be willing to travel between residences at any given time. Ideal candidate is a proactive self-starter who is looking for a long-term commitment with a wonderful family, currently based in the Chicago area, and able to work a flexible schedule whenever necessary. Estate Manager should exhibit outstanding interpersonal, managerial, and organizational skills, and be comfortable working autonomously or in tandem with the staff on various projects and during events.

Applicants should also possess working experience of or detailed knowledge in the following:

·       Property construction, renovations, and vendor management
·       Hiring, training, and overseeing staff
·       Establishing and maintaining household manual and employee handbook
·       Fine art and furnishings
·       Planning and executing events and various social functions
·       Complex Smart Home systems
·       Ensuring family and property’s security
·       Most technology platforms and software (ie: Mac/PC, Microsoft Office, Smartphones, etc.)
Estate Manager will be based at the Family Office, but travel between both properties on a weekly/biweekly basis to ensure standards have been established and are being upheld. EM will also be responsible for acting as a liaison between staff and Principals, and corresponding with the Family Office. Family is seeking a candidate who has sound judgment, anticipates needs, and is assertive but maintains integrity and composure at all times. All candidates must maintain a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and be willing to undergo an extensive background check. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance and all interviewees will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement.
Start date is as soon as possible and compensation is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Caitlin@alteregoconcierge.com.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Part-Time Housekeeper/Home Assistant – Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)


Busy working parents in Chicago (Gold Coast) are seeking a part-time Housekeeper/Home Assistant ASAP.  Ideal candidate is a self-starter, hard-working, highly organized with attention to detail, reliable and child-friendly (2 year old and infant) with great attitude to help keep household clean, organized and running smoothly. Parents would love a candidate who is happy to and comfortable with jumping in anywhere he/she is needed.

Duties include:
• Cleaning and organizing the home
• Laundry
• Family errands such as grocery shopping, cleaning supplies, stocking inventory, etc.
• Scheduling routine home maintenance and repairs
• Assisting full-time nanny with children as needed (e.g. morning routine, staying home with one child while nanny takes other to classes, etc.)

Family is looking to hire immediately.  Schedule is Monday-Friday, 6:30am – 11:30am, but hours can be slightly flexible (ie: 7am-12pm, etc).  Candidate must have own car and be able to drive, is fluent in English, and has prior experience as a housekeeper/home assistant in a private home.  Compensation DOE. Please email info@alteregoconcierge.com to apply or for more details. 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Full Time Personal Assistant – Chicago, IL

Full-Time Personal Assistant needed for private, formal home in the Gold Coast. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm – flexibility needed on occasion. The PA will be working with the House Manager to oversee the Housekeeper and the Houseman. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • arranging travel and creating itineraries
  • organizing files and assisting with bookkeeping 
  • running errands and personal shopping
  • planning and supporting events and various social functions
  • managing a heavy calendar 
  • email and phone correspondence
  • overseeing staff
Candidate must have excellent writing skills and be proficient with Quickbooks and MAC computers. Must be able to keep up with a fast-paced working environment! 

Ideal candidate has 5-10 years of experience and has excellent references. Salary is $70-82,000+, DOE. To apply or for more information, please e-mail info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Full-Time Nanny Needed- Chicago, IL


Lincoln Park family of four is seeking a full-time nanny to join their home. Position is Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm with flexibility to stay later on occasion. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Driving children to school/activities
-Helping children with homework
-Cleaning and organizing of the home
-Running errands/grocery shopping
-Light cooking/meal preparation

Candidate MUST have their own car and be pet-friendly. Family is looking for someone who is proactive, loyal and looking for a long-term commitment. Start date is ASAP. Salary is $15-20/hour, depends on experience. To apply, or for more details, please email Lindsay@alteregoconcierge.com