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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Nanny Needed For 30 Hours/Week- Winnetka, IL

Winnetka family seeking a great long-term nanny for their toddler son for 30 hours per week. Mother works from home but in a completely separate space/floor from where nanny and toddler will be. Rough schedule will be Monday-Friday 7am-12pm with some flexibility for afternoons on occasion. Family has 2 cats. 

Ideal nanny is engaging and able to keep up with entertaining a very curious, active toddler--trips to the park, museums, reading books, doing projects, and playing games. During nap time, light personal assistant duties required such as tidying and grocery shopping. Family can offer up to 30 hours/week at this time, but more hours are potentially available down the line. Driving is not required but nanny must have own reliable transportation. A college degree is preferred. 

Start date is within the month of September. Salary $15/hour, DOE, after taxes.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Full Time Chef Needed- Beverly Hills, CA

Full-time chef needed for high-profile family in Beverly Hills, CA. Duties include shopping, preparation, cooking, serving, and cleaning (his/her mess only) for 2-5 people. For larger parties, another staff member will always be made available. Chef would be in charge of cooking 1 course for lunch and 3 courses for dinner. Schedule will be 3-5 days per week, never more.

Salary is $300/day or $1400/week if put on salary. Chef MUST be currently based in the LA area, have 3+ years working for a high-profile family in a similar role, and be flexible for weekends. This is an outstanding family to work for--great perks. Family will need the chef until November 2011 ONLY.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Internship at AEC!

Great opportunity to join the AEC team with a Fall 2011 internship!

Duties include:
Answering phones and other general office support
Maintaining office calendar and scheduling appointments
Social Media updates- Facebook, Twitter, Blogger
Reference checks and prescreening candidates
Light office errands
and much more!

We're looking for a quick-learner who is enthusiastic, reliable, and interested in human resources/staffing/lifestyle management. It's a fun environment and a great opportunity to learn many aspects of the industry.

Commitment is required. Internship begins September 7th, and lasts 10 weeks. Flexible schedule but must be able to work 15 hours per week. Schedule is either 2 full days per week or 3 half days.

Deadline to apply: September 5, 2011. Internship offers a stipend, college credit, and a great reference letter too, if applicable! :)

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Sunday Companion Needed- Winnetka, IL

New opening with great client of AEC to work in tandem with current staff members to fill a gap day in the household schedule. Elderly Winnetka woman seeking a personal assistant for long-term commitment. Schedule is Sundays from 12-5 pm, and flexibility for occasional overnights during the week preferred. Woman is very self sufficient, but hard of hearing/some loss of vision and just needs a general assistant for her needs. Duties include caring for 2 dogs, preparing dinner, assisting with light housekeeping, and overall companionship. This person would NOT be responsible for anything medical. There are two full-time staff members so this position is ONLY for Sundays and occasional evenings. Her interests are in the arts/theater/painting. She has traveled a great deal, and enjoys learning about travel and new places. She speaks English and Spanish, and would love someone to help her brush up on her Spanish.

Ideal candidate is looking for a long-term commitment as the family wishes for someone to become a fixture in their mother's life, and is reliable and consistently on time. Assistant needs to have great knowledge of working boundaries, as the woman does enjoy her personal space but also enjoys company. Driving is required and you must have your own vehicle. College degree is a requirement- no exceptions.

Salary is $14-19/hour, based upon previous experience.

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Full Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Retired Chicago business owner seeking a full-time housekeeper to join casual but staffed household. Duties include all household cleaning, laundry, ironing, assist with grocery shopping, and cooking. Must be able to communicate well with other staff members, speak and write in English, and be looking for a long-term commitment. Previous housekeeper was with the family for over 20 years. The ideal candidate is loyal, trustworthy, always on-time, good with organizing, and a GREAT cook. 

Schedule is 9-5, Monday-Friday live-out. Flexibility for occasional evenings is a plus but not required often. Housekeeper should drive and ideally have own vehicle. Salary is $45-55,000/year DOE, plus 2 weeks paid vacation and all major holidays. Start is ASAP.

Monday, August 22, 2011

FT Live In Nanny- Chicago, IL

Executive couple seeking highly experienced, true career nanny to join their family beginning September 1, 2011. Family has one daughter, age 6. Schedule is 6 days/ week, live-in, with Sundays off. Ideal nanny has worked in similar position (for a high-profile couple or busy executives), has lived in for a minimum of 3-5 years, and is able to commit for the long-term. 

Duties include transportation to/from school and activities, homework and tutoring assistance, housekeeping and meal preparation related to the daughter. This position requires a great deal of domestic and international travel, and much flexibility in scheduling. Nanny must drive, but the family provides the vehicle. Nanny must speak impeccable English, and a college degree is required. Nanny should be a positive, outgoing, and energetic personality who is also able to get along well with other staff members. 

Compensation is $52,000/year, plus health insurance after 3 months. Family will relocate the right nanny. Separate bedroom and bathroom provided in beautiful Lincoln Park home. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Part Time 30 Hours per Week Housekeeper Needed- North Shore of Chicago

Fully staffed household looking for a housekeeper for a 30 hour per week position. Duties include daily cleaning, laundry, ironing, caring for 2 dogs, and other day-to-day needs. Ideal housekeeper has a great attitude, is child-friendly and loving, and a team player who likes to pitch in wherever needed. Housekeeper should be easy to get along with and comfortable working with other staff.

Schedule is Monday-Friday, 9-3, live out. Salary is $15-20/hour, plus paid holidays and 2 weeks vacation. Position is to start IMMEDIATELY. Email your resume for consideration to 

Full Time Houseman Needed- Washington DC

Private couple based in Washington DC seeking a full-time houseman to join their fully-staffed household. Schedule is  Monday-Friday, 10-6, with rare evening hours required. This position could be part-time for the right candidate. Houseman should have excellent trade references in the DC area, be locally based, and have at least 2-3 years experience. 

Candidate should have experience working alongside other staff members. These are wonderful employers to work for and this position has great opportunity for long-term growth. Interviews to commence immediately and start date is asap. $40-45K to start with performance based bonus and potential advancement. 

Part-Time Afternoon Nanny Needed- Washington DC

Busy working parents with two children (under the age of 3) seeking a professional part-time live-out nanny to join their home in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC. Nanny must have a college degree or background in child development/nanny training/etc. Responsibilities include transporting children to and from activities, playing games, preparing light meals and laundry for the children only, and general care while mother completes her residency and father is working full-time. Ideal candidate is mature, responsible, loving, active, and always on time. Family has no pets, but the nanny should be dog-friendly. 

Driving is preferred but not a deal breaker, and family can provide the vehicle if necessary. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 3pm-8pm, and Sundays from 7am-6pm. Salary $16-22/hour, DOE. Ideal start date is ASAP. Only local candidates will be considered. 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Baby Nurse Needed For Twins!- Connecticut

First time parents expecting twins in late November/early December seeking a highly experienced, knowledgable, professional baby nurse. Baby nurse will ideally have experience working in the Connecticut and/or Boston areas. Family travels between homes in both areas frequently. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience, excellent references, and professionally certified. 6 month commitment required and family would like to secure the baby nurse asap. $350-400/day.

As always, all all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.