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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Full-Time Nanny/House Manager Needed- Chicago, IL


Full Time Nanny/House Manager needed to support a working mother with two children in Chicago, IL. Schedule requires flexibility but Nanny will work Thursdays and Fridays every week in addition to 3 floating days (weekday or weekend, which will vary based on employer’s travel schedule). Ideal candidate is passionate about working with children, interested in child development (early child education background a plus), a team player, detail-oriented, full of energy and is willing to help out in all aspects of the home. Applicants should be receptive to feedback but also able to work autonomously. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provide care, supervision and safety of the children above all other responsibilities.
  • Tend to the children’s basic needs.
  • Use Employee’s automobile to drive children to activities and events.  Mileage will be reimbursed to Employee bi-monthly in accordance with current standard rate.  Employee must submit mileage to Employer each week. Employee to maintain valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Prepare healthy snacks and meals for the children; clean up kitchen and dining table when completed.
  • Keep children’s bedroom, children’s bathroom and other family play areas (e.g. family room, basement, kitchen) clean and organized (e.g. put away and organize clothes and toys, clean and disinfect toys as needed, make the bed, wipe down surfaces/countertops, sweep floor after meals as needed, etc.)
  • Grocery and general shopping for all the children’s needs.  
  • Arrange, supervise and participate in daily activities with the children, which include: games, walks, play-dates, playground visits, educational outings, classes and reading.
  • Proactively research, plan and take children to activities (e.g. outings, classes, play groups, play-dates, organized activities) that have child development, social relationship skills and educational value, as agreed with Employer.
  • Engage other nannies and moms to promote play-dates and activities for the children, as agreed with Employer. Coordinate/participate in carpools and activity planning.
  • Consistently comply with parent’s discipline and child rearing preferences.
  • Confer with Employer about special problems, new skills and day's activities to ensure parent is updated on the children's development and daytime life.
  • Keep a daily journal/log with a narrative of the children’s meals, medication and activities.
  • Light housekeeping related to children.
  • Be an active participant with neighborhood parents and school activities.
  • Monitor and report on school website weekly.
  • Logistics manager for children’s calendar and activities.
  • Maintain updated First Aid and CPR certification. Employer to reimburse Employee for recertification classes as needed. 
In addition, the following House Management duties may include:
  • Organizing closets 
  • Answering the door/phone and greeting guests, sign for packages, etc.  
  • Watering flowers
  • Preparing light meals and keeping fresh foods stocked
  • Grocery shopping and maintaining household inventory (toiletries, cleaning supplies, etc.)
  • Running errands such as post office, drugstore, etc. 
  • Purchase and wrap gifts; mail or deliver when needed
  • Assist with research projects and management (i.e.: vendor recommendations, repairs, etc.)
All candidates must be legal to work in the US, speak English, have strong written and oral communication skills, a valid driver's license and own reliable vehicle, and have 3+ years of private home experience. Compensation is commensurate with experience; start date is as soon as possible, but client is flexible for the right candidate. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. Start date is September 2018. 

Friday, August 3, 2018

Full-Time Live-In Caregiver/Companion Needed- Michigan and Florida

Full-time live-in Companion/Caregiver needed for elderly couple who split their time between Michigan (West Bloomfield) and Florida (West Palm Beach). Caregiver will travel and relocate alongside the couple and be responsible for assisting them with their day-to-day needs. This is a full-time position and coverage is required for approximately 40 hours/week, typically Monday-Friday but flexibility needed on occasion. Client is open to a 6 day/week position if candidate prefers. Both husband and wife are in good health, but husband requires more assistance with general daily care as he has early onset dementia.

Duties include but are not limited to:
·       Driving and accompanying to and from appointments
·       Running errands
·       Preparing light meals
·       Light tidying (loading/unloading dishwasher, general straightening, etc.)

Companion will assist with overall daily care, light housework (loading/unloading dishwasher, etc.), preparing meals, running errands, driving and accompanying Principal(s) to appointments and social functions, etc. Both husband and wife are in good health, but husband requires more assistance with general daily care. Salary is OPEN and full benefits (health insurance, PTO, etc.) will be provided. Start date is as soon as possible. Applicants MUST have a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Companion/Caregiver (preferably live-in), valid driver’s license, and current CPR certification. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. Start date is as soon as possible; client is open to relocation for the right candidate

Monday, June 25, 2018

Administrative/Executive Assistant- Chicago, IL

A private financial company in Chicago, IL (Loop) is seeking an Administrative/Executive Assistant to work alongside the Senior Executive Assistant to support the President. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Manage calendars
  • Schedule meetings and travel itineraries
  • Monitor email and incoming correspondence
  • Prepare reports, documents, and letters
  • Coordinate meeting agendas and minutes
  • Organize and maintaining office systems, files, and supplies
  • Field internal and external telephone calls
  • Assist with other office duties as needed
The ideal candidate values confidentiality, has a keen eye for detail, and enjoys learning on the fly. Additionally, he/she should be enthusiastic, professional, personable, organized, customer-focused, and a strong communicator. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-2 years of Administrative experience and a strong history of working independently. Additionally, candidates must be fully proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs. Salary is DOE; great benefits package provided. If interested, please email cover letter and resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Spanish Speaking Nanny Needed Full-Time- Chicago, IL

Full-time Nanny needed for family in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). Family has two young children and a newborn due later this year and is looking for a career Nanny to grow with them for years to come. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week, approximately 8am-5pm (but open to additional hours if candidate prefers). Daily duties include overall care of the children, including driving to school and activities, playdates, light housekeeping related to the children, etc. Family is looking for a Nanny who is loving, warm, engaging, has a true passion for child development, and who drives (car will be provided). Ideal Nanny will be willing to travel on occasion but not often/required. Salary is OPEN and dependent upon experience; includes paid vacation/holidays, annual performance based bonus and long-term incentives, and a health insurance stipend. To apply and for additional information, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com for consideration. Start date is as soon as possible.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Full-Time Nanny Needed- Birmingham, MI

Full-time Nanny needed to care for newborn baby in Birmingham, MI. Both parents work full-time and are open to one Nanny working the full schedule (7am-7pm, Monday-Friday) or splitting the shift between two candidates. This is their first child and they are looking for a great Nanny (or Nannies) to grow with their family long-term. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Primary duties are to ensure the health, well-being, education, development and safety of the child.
- Comply with parents’ discipline philosophy and child-rearing preferences. Nanny is to treat children with kindness and respect. Discipline guidelines will be provided.
- To provide care and have responsibility for employers’ child, while on duty as their childcare provider. This includes providing healthy meals, keeping the child’s clothing and toys clean and tidy.
- Maintain a cheerful and helpful attitude while with the child
- Promote feelings of security and warmth by planning time daily with the child
- Responsible for providing healthy meals according to parents’ guidelines. Some assistance with preparation of family dinner may be requested.
- Limited time on cell phone or phone (only in cases of emergency or important personal business)
- Visitors are not allowed while working unless pre-approved by parents

Requirements: 

- 10+ years’ experience in childcare settings (day care center, nursery, babysitting, nanny, etc.)
- Understanding of child psychology and stages of development
- Certification in infant and child first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
- Absolute confidentiality and discretion on all matters
- Reliable mode of transportation required
- Non-smoker and non-drinker
- Pet friendly

Compensation is open and based on experience. Start date is August 2018 but family is open to starting Nanny sooner if needed. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Administrative Assistant- Chicago, IL (West Loop)

Administrative Assistant needed to support a small team of executives at a private firm in Chicago, IL (West Loop). This position requires a minimum of 2 years of administrative and/or professional experience. Ideal candidate is extremely organized, a quick learner, and highly motivated. Must be a team player who is adaptable and comfortable working in a small office setting. No travel is required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to engage with high-level partners in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Manage, monitor and coordinate calendars and meetings for multiple directors, including the Chief Investment Officer. 
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel and restaurant reservations. Candidate should be able to coordinate complex travel and meeting schedules with little direction for both domestic and international travel. 
  • Daily clerical functions: screening calls, emails, filing, meeting service requests. 
  • Provide support for the office services including meeting preparation, greeting and assisting guests, and overall office 
maintenance while maintaining an exceptional level of customer service. 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as play an integral role in the office and team environment. 
  • Office and workplace hospitality including ability to anticipate needs of guests and team members to ensure a seamless 
and positive work environment. 
  • Help to prepare executive expense reports 
  • Prepare and arrange for meetings including arrangements for food, beverage, and electronic equipment 
  • Assist team with special projects and special events 

Compensation is commensurate with experience; full benefits package provided. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com.  

Monday, May 21, 2018

Full-Time Nanny Needed- Oak Park, IL

Full-time Nanny needed for family with 3 children in Oak Park, IL. Ideal candidate can start in June but family is flexible for the right fit. Both parents work full-time and would love to find a great Nanny who is a part of their team and is patient, loving, responsible, dependable, and a good communicator. Nanny will be guaranteed 50 hours per week and typical schedule will be 7:30am-6pm, with Fridays being a shorter day. General duties include getting children dressed and ready in the morning, preparing their meals and snacks, driving the older two to school/activities, and overall all aspects of their daily care. Nanny must drive but a car will be provided. Family has no pets. Competitive salary and great perks. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Part Time Housekeeper Needed- Ann Arbor, MI

Part-time Housekeeper needed for great family in Ann Arbor, MI. Schedule will be 15-20 hours per week and ideal days/hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 or 10am until 2 or 3pm. Top hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Start date is May 2018 (asap). For more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Part Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Amazing longtime client is seeking a part-time Housekeeper Chicago (Gold Coast) for 15-20 hours per week. Ideal schedule will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays but exact days/hours may be flexible for the right candidate. $20-25/hour DOE. Ideal candidate can start the week of May 14th or 21st but TBD. For more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Executive Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Executive Housekeeper needed for executive couple’s private residence in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). Position is live-out and couple is open to either full-time OR part-time for the right person. If full-time, the schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. Duties include but are not limited to:

Daily deep cleaning and organizing 
Laundry and ironing
Grocery shopping and light cooking
Taking inventory and restocking supplies
Running errands as needed (Target, dry cleaners, etc.)
Supervising vendors, greeting guests, sorting mail, etc. 
Caring for one pet (family’s small dog)—feeding, walking, etc.

Ideal candidate is reliable, dedicated, professional, discreet, and detail and service-oriented. Competitive salary, health insurance, and other great perks in addition to paid vacation and sick days. Couple also provides a vehicle for use while working. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Full-Time Live-Out Nanny Needed- Chicago, IL (Lakeview)

Full-Time Nanny needed for family in Chicago, IL (Lakeview). Family has one baby and parents both work full-time so they are looking for a career Nanny to grow with them long-term. Schedule is Monday-Friday from 7:45am-5:45pm. Daily duties include overall care for the baby--meals, bathing, playing games and age appropriate activities, attending playdates and classes, etc. Ideal candidate is energetic, warm, loving, engaging, and a true career Nanny who wants to grow with a young family. A driver is preferable but not required and family has no pets. Salary is dependent upon experience and includes paid vacation/holidays, annual performance based bonus and long-term incentives. To apply and for additional information, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. Start date is on or around April 16, 2018. 

Temporary Summer Housekeeper Needed- Libertyville, IL

Temporary Housekeeper needed for a large, formal residence in Libertyville, IL. Housekeeper will be needed from approximately May 15-September 15. The schedule is ideally Thursday-Monday, but hours and days may be flexible for the right person. Must be hardworking, adaptable, flexible, comfortable with dogs, able to drive (own car is preferable), and be great with deep cleaning. Top hourly rate. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Live-In Nanny Needed- Deerfield, IL

Live-in Nanny needed for family with two school aged children in Deerfield, IL. Schedule is 5 days/week, with 2 days off at the Nanny's choosing. Children are ages 4 and 5 years old. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Overall care of the children
-Helping with meal preparation for the children (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
-Driving children to and from activities 
-Light housekeeping and laundry in relation to the children
-Occasional travel (not a deal breaker, but if the nanny chooses to if he/she desires)

Ideal candidate must have 3+ years of experience working with children, be energetic, loving and reliable. Father has a hectic work schedule that requires him to occasionally be on call, so nanny must be flexible during the 5 days he/she is working but family also ensures Nanny has downtime. Nanny will have their own bedroom and bathroom/separate living quarters. Start date is as soon as possible. Salary is DOE and great perks provided (paid vacation, bonuses, a car to use, etc.). To apply and for additional details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.  

Full-Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Full-Time Housekeeper needed for private, fully-staffed residence in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm; occasional flexibility needed on weekends but advance notice will be provided. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Daily cleaning and maintenance of the family's home (i.e.: dusting, making beds, vacuuming, organizing, cleaning windows, etc.)
-Laundry and ironing
-Running occasional errands as requested (grocery shopping, dry cleaners, etc.)
-Assisting with occasional childcare for two young children if/when the mother needs an extra set of hands
-Helping to prepare light lunches, snacks, etc., setting the table, and keeping stock of groceries

Ideal candidate is a great communicator, detail-oriented, takes initiative, and comfortable with general household management. Spanish speaking is a plus but not required. Must drive, ideally have own vehicle, and at least 3+ years of experience in a similar position. Family prefers a candidate who is flexible to travel with them over holidays or during summer months as needed, but may be negotiable for the right person. Salary is $20-25/hour, DOE; health insurance and paid vacation provided; start date is immediate. To apply and for additional details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Executive Assistant to Office of the CEO- Chicago, IL

Executive Assistant needed for private technology firm in Chicago, IL. The Executive Assistant will work for the Chief of Staff to support the CEO, providing first-class confidential, reliable and comprehensive support. You will be responsible for managing and prioritizing an exceedingly busy executive calendar and the day-to-day operations of the Office of the CEO. The Executive Assistant will organize and coordinate executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversee various special projects. You will manage and monitor multiple Google calendar accounts, internal and external communications and all meeting and work-related preparation. You will also manage an executive assistant team. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant must be able to work under pressure at times handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. You will often be the first point of communication with the Office of the CEO and therefore must be professional, flexible, polite, engaging, trustworthy and efficient. 

Responsibilities:

Executive Support
  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Office of the CEO including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments, completing expense reports, completing data entry, composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential, arranging complex and detailed itineraries, and agendas, and compiling documents for meetings.
  • Manages task tracking, follow up and related output; creates internal reporting structure for the Office of the CEO to stay appraised of all updates and project status.
  • Manages the Office of the CEO Executive team by establishing processes and procedures for efficient execution of all tasks.
  •  Manages the creation/collection of meeting agendas, executes preparation in advance of all meetings.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communications between the Office of the CEO and all internal departments.
  • Demonstrates leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Conserve executive's time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.
  • Manages all inbound phone and conference calls, mail, voicemail – takes note of action items and follow ups.
  • Manage personal and corporate database of contacts, staying appraised of key relationship communication and tracking in Salesforce. Requires extensive data entry and management of Salesforce.
Special Projects
  • Provides support to Office of the CEO team around any strategic initiatives that require administrative support
  • Works with the team to ensure network outreach is completed.
  • Executes all special correspondence projects (i.e. thank you cards, holiday card list, special events, etc.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Manages and drives the creation and execution of all personal events with the Office of the CEO Executive team

      Compensation commensurate with experience and full benefits package provided. Applicants must have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience supporting a C-level executive. To apply or for more details, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com.