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Job Title: Personal Assistant
Posted By: David N. Youdovin
Reference ID: PA-53
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: NYC, Upper East Side, NY US
Salary Offered: $65,000-$70,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full benefits package, effective after 6 months
Experience Req: 2-3+

Private Upper East Side family seeks an experienced, driven and motivated Family Assistant / Nanny to work alongside a House Manager. The Family Assistant's primary responsibilities include functioning in a support role relating to all aspects of household management, entertaining, some childcare, basic housekeeping, and running errands. The House Manager will provide full training and will be available for support daily, but the assistant must learn to take responsibility for his or her own work and projects. The ideal candidate is a team player who is not afraid to get his or her hands dirty and knows when to pitch in. This individual must be proactive, and not just a bystander. This position consists of a five-day workweek, 10:00am to 7:30pm, with a constant need for overriding flexibility and inclusive of weekends and lengthier travel when needed.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintaining the residence for guest readiness at all times
• Assisting with calendar planning, scheduling, travel coordination, event and party planning, restaurant reservations, and 
meeting logistics, as well as managing the day-to-day routines of the household
• Understanding and anticipating the family’s needs, running errands, making exchanges, placing orders for gifts and supplies as needed
• Assisting in hiring and training new household staff; managing and supervising staff by being actively involved in their daily tasks
• Providing childcare to the principal’s child when needed; assisting with travel and transportation to and from activities, coordinating meal times, ensuring that the school-aged child’s homework assignments are completed
• Answering calls and responding to emails from vendors, principals, staff members and co-workers on various issues
• Assisting in meeting planning and any preparation work needed, including drafting agendas, calendar invites, invoices etc.
• Maintaining contacts for personal and household management; overseeing vendors and contractors as needed
• Additional responsibilities pertaining to Family Assistant / Nanny work as needed and requested


• Strong command of English language; both verbal and written
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 2 - 3 years related experience working as a Family Assistant or a similar field
• Effective and proactive problem-solver; able to analyze situations thoroughly in order to 
anticipate problems before they arise, and switch gears quickly
• Extremely thorough with keen attention to detail and ability to multitask; ability to take and follow directions
• Good written and oral communication skills and great organizational skills
• Adept in working in fast-paced, ever-changing environments where the utmost discretion and confidentiality are required
• Computer savvy with proficiency in Mac & PC systems, especially Microsoft OfficeSuite, smart home systems and mobile technology; must be able to organize and maintain calendars
• Adept in managing and supervising household staff, and working with service staff and other outside vendors
• Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manor
• Flexibility in scheduling; willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed
• Valid Driver’s License and car required; confident driver
• Valid Passport required; willing to travel as needed
• Legally able to work within the United States
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