PERSONAL ASSISTANT/FAMILY ASSISTANT with House Management duties
Extremely busy businesswoman of this prominent philanthropic couple requires a true right-arm/extension of herself to perform all administrative tasks to cull through emails, schedule appointments/meetings and make travel arrangements, prioritize tasks, orchestrate daily operations around the busyness of multiple demands all while monitoring the daily running of the household to ensure errands are run, stocking and supplies are ordered, closets and drawers are organized and maintenance is performed, with the ability to hop on a ladder, if need be, to change a light bulb and liaise with the trusted long term housekeepers to ensure all aspects are cared for within the museum-quality household.
Balance, prioritize, organize, planning, multi-task, coordinate appointments, liaise with outside professionals and vendors/contractors....there is a stream of consciousness which is ultra-important to be in synchronicity with in order to fully adapt to the way in which your care is fully required. The days are extremely FULL with the need to wear many hats and maintain a poised calm countenance in managing multiple duties while interacting with Board Members/Trustees/Curators and various business people. As a direct consequence of being within such a fast paced, hectic, high-profile and demanding day you must be determined and focused and extremely flexible in your ability to multi-task, think outside of the box and quickly problem solve, retain information, prioritize multiple requests with the retention to advance projects toward job completion.
Additionally, as part of your Family Assistant duties the ability to prepare a light meal is a true added plus - simple and basic.
It is evident that this is a demanding post for someone with tiptop skills and the flexibility and ability to be preemptive as you get into stride with this dynamic, kind-spirited, powerhouse of a lady who is a force unto herself in her capacity to get things done and take on the tasks and ensuring perfection at a very high standard of excellence.
Your ability to respond to emails in a refined and proper timely manner, social calendaring and making arrangements for social engagements and events, overseeing the daily needs of the household as items need to be restocked and replenished, running errands and doing personal shopping, picking up items from the grocery store, picking up & returning items to various stores/designers, engaging architects/designers/tradesmen/accountants/curators and insurance brokers in addition to the executive office staff and maintain a running log of various timelines & scheduling with punch lists and the fulfillment of duties.
Your knowledge of fine art, event organizing, social calendaring, making travel arrangements and simply being at the height of your abilities when assisting a prominent household to run efficiently is key. There is a lot of coordination and organization required within this post to adequately and fully ensure your happiness and successful outcome for the long term. This is a wonderful household and a great job for a true Assistant.
Preferred Fine Arts knowledge, excellent computer and technical skills, willingness to be of assistance to help the day run smoothly, cheery countenance, energetic ...looking for a long term position where you create structure and truly become the much-needed indispensable right arm assistant.