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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

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

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 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 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 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 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.

Part Time Nanny Needed for 2 Days Per Week- Wilmette, IL

Two working parents in Wilmette looking for a part-time nanny for their three children beginning ASAP. Schedule is Tuesday and Wednesday. Ideal candidate is willing to be flexible as needed, loving, proactive, take initiative, is professional and good with boundaries, and a team player who is willing to pitch in with light housework. Candidate MUST be able to drive, but the family will provide a car for use during the workday. Must be pet friendly and able to cook meals for the children. Family wants stability, so candidate must be willing to commit to the position for the long-term. As always, candidate must be legal to work in the United States and speak excellent English. 

Email to apply or refer a friend. Hire is IMMEDIATE- can start as early as next week!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Part Time Nanny Needed for 30 Hours/Week- Chicago, IL

Two working parents in Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago looking for a nanny for their toddler daughter beginning ASAP. Schedule is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-7. Family can offer 5-10 extra hours per week, on average, for the right nanny who is flexible. Ideal candidate is proactive, takes initiative, is professional and good with boundaries, and a team player who is willing to pitch in with light housework. Family has a cleaning service every other week but would love the nanny to help with tidying when daughter is napping. Childcare is the primary focus of this position though! Nanny should be able to drive and have own vehicle. Spanish speaking is a huge plus but not a deal breaker. 

Compensation is $14-15/hour plus room to grow as family plans to have more children in the very near future and would love to give the nanny an increase. Email to apply or to refer a friend.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Full Time Nanny Needed- Winnetka, IL

Busy family of four in Winnetka, IL is looking for a full time nanny to join their family.  Ideal start date is no later than the second week of October, 2012.  Nanny must have infant experience, and be comfortable taking care of two children at the same time.  Must be comfortable working in an environment with a stay at home mother, and willing to lend a helping hand as needed.  Candidate must be legal to work in the United States, speak good English, have at least 3-5+ years of previous experience in a similar role, and have a valid drivers license.  Nanny will be able to use family car during working hours, or will be reimbursed for gas mileage used if driving their own vehicle. 

Family would love someone with a college degree who is active and flexible.  Duties include overall care of two children, ages 2.5 and 4 months, running errands as needed, daily dinner prep (i.e. something light and easy, no extensive meals), and family laundry.  Family has a part time housekeeper so deep cleaning is not necessary.  Family also has two cats, so nanny must be comfortable around pets.  Rough Schedule is 40 hours per week, from 7-8am to 3-4 pm.  Family is flexible but is also looking for a nanny who can be flexible at times, if needed overnight or in the evening.  Salary is $17/hr gross, DOE with room for future growth.   

Part Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Family of 3 in downtown Chicago seeking a part-time housekeeper for their household starting ASAP. Household is 3,000 square feet- 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. Family would love someone either 1 full day a week, or several half days a week if housekeeper is willing to help with cooking. Schedule is flexible for the right person. Compensation is $15-18/hour. 

Family has several allergies so housekeeper should be very knowledgeable in green cleaning techniques and products. Ideal candidate is highly organized, meticulous, and pays extreme attention to detail--family loves an organizer! Please email to apply or for more information. ALL applicants must have 3+ years experience, be legal to work in the US, have excellent references and speak good English- NO exceptions.