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Friday, November 16, 2012

Highly Experienced Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL

Private Family in the Lakeview area is looking for a Executive Housekeeper/Home Assistant to join their staff.  Family already has a full time nanny/housekeeper in the mornings, so this position will be from 12pm-8pm, Monday-Friday.  Candidate must be flexible for occasional evening and weekend help as needed.  Schedule could change to 4 weekdays and 1 weekend day as well, so candidate must be flexible and able to help as needed.  Family has three children ages 4, 2, and a baby, therefore the candidate must be extremely child friendly.   

Responsibilities of the position include:
Organization (home, closet, etc)
Care for fine furniture, antiques, and fabrics
Laundry and Ironing
Running Errands
Occasional childcare
Cooking (this is preferred but not a deal breaker)
Event planning and management
Vendor management (this will be less frequent but family still needs someone comfortable dealing with outside vendors if needed)

Overall the candidate must have at least 5+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable long term references.  The candidate must be legal to work in the United States, and have a valid drivers license as well.  This position would be a good fit for someone looking to make a commitment of at least 4+ years with a family and who is a hard and pro-active worker, but who can also feel comfortable around children.  Candidate must be efficient, extremely organized, and able to work with a family whose needs are constantly changing.  There is the opportunity for long term growth and responsibility with this family!  If interested and would like more details, please send your resume and cover letter to Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Bi-Weekly Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Private Residence is looking for a bi-weekly housekeeper to start ASAP.  The housekeeper will be responsible for the deep cleaning of the entire home, vacuuming, and light organization as needed.  The candidate must have at least 3+ years of private household experience in a similar role with verifiable references, and be looking for a long term position.  Salary is $15/hour.  If interested please email resume to to apply and for more details.   

Part-time Housekeeper WITH benefits- Winnetka, IL

Winnetka family looking for a fill-in/substitute housekeeper to work at least 20 hours a week, but on average will work 35+ hours or more a week. Schedule will vary week to week, since it is a fill-in position for the other housekeepers in the home. Must be extremely flexible, as some weekend days will be required and candidate may be asked to work hours at a moments notice. Must have at least 5+ years experience working in a private home and have excellent references. 

Salary is $18-22/hour plus benefits, including holidays and vacation. A stipend will be provided weekly to buy snacks for eating at work, too! For more information or to apply, e-mail Please note: this is NOT a temporary position: this is a great long-term position for someone who doesn't mind working a flexible schedule.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Full-Time Junior/ Second Personal Assistant- Chicago, IL

Private employer seeking a full-time junior Personal Assistant/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 PA/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 Legal Assistant Needed- Private Office- Chicago, IL

Private Company in downtown Chicago is looking for a full-time legal assistant to join their team.  The ideal candidate has background experience in paralegal studies or as an executive assistant in a law setting.  Also, candidate must show longevity in past positions and be looking to make a long term commitment.  The responsibilities of the position including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, drafting documents, preparing reports and annual resolutions, handling off-site storage, and assisting in forming companies.  

The ideal candidate has at least 5+ years of experience, excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills, and is a multi-tasker who can wear many hats.  Office is small to mid size so candidate must be comfortable working closely with others and developing professional relationships.  Salary is $50-$75K, DOE plus excellent benefits package.  Start date is immediate.  Please email resume to to apply or for more details.