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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

House Manager Needed Full-Time in Glen Ellyn, IL

House Manager needed for 9,000 square foot residence in Glen Ellyn, IL. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 40-50 hours/week, with occasional weekend availability needed. Family is looking for a candidate who can stay overnight occasionally when family travels. Daily duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Ensuring the residence runs smoothly and efficiently on a daily basis
-Maintain a comprehensive household manual
-Maintaing the household and family calendar
-Manage and maintain household inventories
-Maintain the security systems, Smart Home system, etc.
-Manage and assist the household staff as needed 
-Event/Party planning as needed
-Meal plan and help prepare meals as needed

Candidate has 5+ years experience working in a private home and must have excellent references. Must be dog and child-friendly. Candidate must be able to drive and have a valid driver's license, however a car will be provided during the work day. Ideal candidate is self-motivated, positive, high organized and loyal. Salary is $75-85,000+/year + health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401k option. To apply and for additional details, please e-mail

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Office Manager/Family Assistant

Office Manager/Family Assistant needed for full-time position working in a private, formal residence in Winnetka, IL. This position will be supporting the family's Estate Manager as well as occasionally overseeing/managing staff members when the EM is off-site or unavailable. Ideal candidate is a team player who has a can-do attitude and should be comfortable wearing many hats.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • general office work such as managing calendars, account reconciliations, invoice proposals, filing, data entry, answering phones, etc.
  • vendor management
  • extensive travel planning and coordination 
  • securing event/concert tickets
  • sorting through and handling all mail and packages
  • event preparation and assistance
  • some HR-related tasks for the family's household staff--i.e. payroll, health insurance, time off requests, etc. 
  • overseeing family's art system/database

Schedule is Monday through Friday (8:30-5:30) but flexibility is needed to assist with events, etc. Applicants MUST be pet-friendly (especially dogs), comfortable working in a formal household alongside other staff, and looking to make a long-term commitment. Compensation is $30-35/hour plus health insurance and PTO. Start date is asap but flexible for the right candidate. To apply or for more details, please email 

Monday, May 11, 2015

Full-Time Executive Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL (River North)

Full-Time Executive Assistant needed to support a team of 3 at a private wealth management/Family Office in Chicago, IL (River North). Ideal candidate has 3 years of experience as an Assistant, is comfortable working in a highly confidential office environment, and is looking for a long-term opportunity to grow as an Assistant with a great team. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Managing and supporting the day-to-day operations for the 3 Executives
  • Planning and coordinating extensive travel, including domestic and international
  • Handling all phone and email correspondence
  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Organizing and maintaining files and records
  • Managing projects and conducting research
  • Preparing/ editing correspondence such as memos, reports, and presentations

All applicants should have excellent communication skills (interpersonal and written) and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs. Interviews are currently taking place and ideal start date is June 1st but flexible for the right candidate. Salary is $50-6oK DOE and includes a generous benefits package. 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Part-Time Housekeeper Needed 1-2 Days/Week- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Private family in Lincoln Park is looking for a Housekeeper 1-2 days/week. Client can be flexible on which days of the week but prefers that the chosen dates remain consistent every week. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: general cleaning, organizing, laundry/ironing, tidying, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping floors. Ideal candidate drives/has own car but is not a must or a deal breaker. Housekeeper should be a great deep cleaner who takes pride in his/her work, enjoys working in a home with children (although no childcare is needed) and be pet-friendly (family has bunnies and kittens). Salary is $17-20/hour DOE. To apply or for more details, please email