Family/Personal Assistant/Nanny Studio City

PERSONAL ASSISTANT AND NANNY FOR HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER AND PART TIME DAD – STUDIO CITY

High-end residential developer, who is constantly on the move, seeking personal assistant and part-time nanny to work out of his home and collaborate with his EA, who works primarily off-site. Looking for a supportive, self-directed, independent thinker (who also takes direction well), is flexible, fast on their feet, detail oriented, organized, communicative, responsive and can anticipate needs.  Principal is kind and fun, and appreciates someone with a good sense of humor while maintaining professionalism.  Confidentiality and decorum are required, (an NDA will be signed), as the position requires regular interfacing with the Principal’s high-profile, high net-worth clients.

Good writing skills and a driver’s license are a must.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Collaborate with EA

Occasional travel with Principal to meetings and job sites, take detailed notes and apprise EA of any developments

Prepare regular correspondence on behalf of the Principal

Calendars management, appointment scheduling and reservations

Light bookkeeping – will collaborate with corporate accountant on accounts and paying personal invoices

Travel planning and logistics

Keep Principal on time, and not double-booked

Oversee household vendors, repairs and projects

Open and sort mail and packages

Manage receipts and paperwork

Manage and stock household inventories: wardrobe, groceries, supplies, etc.

Errands, dry cleaning and occasional gift suggestions/buying

Proficient with Mac, PC, Google docs/sheets, Excel, Outlook

Childcare 1-2 mornings and afternoons/week, pick up/drop off

Collaborate with ex-wife re: the children, scheduling, etc.

Approximately 40 hours/week – hours TBD but generally 9-5 (with flex as needed for certain outings).  Seeking to consider paying $25 – $35 per hour based on experience that correlates to needs (with longevity in previous positions).  May consider stipend towards benefits monthly as well.

 

Butler / Valet for Home in Malibu

Seeking a very attentive, buttoned up Valet/Butler for a very busy home in Malibu.  Will be able to work independently as well  as within a team.  Will be accustomed to answering to the owners of the home as well as the House Manager. Will have a true service heart, be detailed, organized, thoughtful, trustworthy and discreet.  Will take true pride in all of their work. Monday through Saturday mid day (or so) 85K plus $500 towards benefits.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Attending to the personal needs of the heads of the household, anticipating principles needs by learning their preferences, allergies, dislikes, etc.  Accompanying on travel as needed, running errands and managing expense reports monthly.

Valet

Clothing Management  – Dry Cleaning & Wardrobe, maintain constant high standard of closet organization and keep fully stocked with items such as hangers, drawer organizers, shoe trees, etc. as needed. Care of Clothes, delicate & valuable fabrics, demonstrate to housekeepers.  Inventory wardrobe (project yx)  Project YX returns and receipts, keeping system updated. Purchases inventories coming in and out, maintain system. Cross referencing and managing purchases/memos/returns, photographing in and out.  Consignment and allocation records –  dry cleaning, tailoring, lending and gifts.  See to repairs of more significant damage. Acquire replacements as needed, can use PA.  Lay out clothing as requested, can use housekeepers .  Care for foot wear.  Pack and unpack luggage – oversee checklist and managing  Packing list (keep updated).   Dry Cleaning In/out inventory management , housekeepers to do .  Luggage management – to and from plane.  Responsible for having a toiletries travel bag stocked

Butler 

Tablewares and Linen Management. Answer calls to the household phone.  Look after and greet guests (both house and visiting) , anticipate guests’ needs by learning their preferences, allergies, dislikes, etc.  Coordination/execution of social functions and parties – assist in the planning of events and dinner parties.  Liaise with Chef, Chief of Staff and House Manager.  Formal Table Setting & Service.  Acquire knowledge of Principles table setting preferences, refer to the Table scapes Look Book.  Consult with Chief of Staff and/or House Manager about vase and flower selections before hosting events or dinners. Assist and take part of Tablescapes Look Book .  Photograph table settings for Look Book, upload photos weekly.  Serve drinks and food.  Have a thorough understanding of all spirits and specialty foods in stockIn charge of the dining room.  Cleaning & Care of Crystal, Fine China, Silverware.  Maintain/polishing silver and brass, china, crystal, etc.  Log and maintain broken/damaged/missing record, report to House Manager to acquire replacement Inventories (keep updated and current)

  • Linens -bath, bedding, dining
  • Tablewares – serve ware, dinnerware, flatware and glassware
  • Alcohol and Wine, Beverages (Mixers, Soda, Water)
  • Personal items and accessories, grooming

Manage the wine cellar/alcohol/beverage. Purchase alcohol, wine, beverages (mixers, soda, water) Stock and inventory alcohol and all beverage. Assess and restock as necessary.  In charge of stocking all beverage refrigerators, can use housekeepers.  Liaising with suppliers.  Perform all duties with discretion, professionalism and a pleasant demeanor

Knowledge of Etiquette & Protocol

Know when to hire additional servers/bartenders & knowledge of their duties

  • Supervising all hired additional Staff
  • Training & Guiding hired event/party Staff

Writing of care manuals and inventories & house policy documents within department

 

 

Full Charge Nanny needed (Thousand Oaks/ Calabasas)

Full Charge Nanny needed (Thousand Oaks/ Calabasas)
A very busy client with 3 kids (5 mos, 2.5 and 4) is looking for a full time Nanny to work in a her Thousand Oaks Home (Moving to Calabasas in the Fall).
This Mom needs a lot of support as her husband does quite a big of traveling.  She needs a real partner to help her with the kids, drive to activities, help tidy, help prep dinner, light cleaning, errands or whatever pops up in their busy life!  Ideal candidate is fit and has energy and speaks perfect English.  We need someone who is an excellent communicator and can go with the flow as the family schedule / needs may change from time to time. One child has some special needs so need someone who has experience with that or is open to being train on some of the Child Development stuff.
$30-$35 Depending on Exp and a stipend towards benefits.  Must have your own reliable car, perfect references and a clean background check!  Looking for someone to start ASAP!  This is a nice family and they are looking for a great person to nurture the home, the household and the kids!
Ideal schedule (they are a little flex)
M-F 3-9pm and Sundays 8-10 hour days!!
Will guarantee 40 HOURS a week.

Family Assistant/House Manager/Nanny – Laurel Canyon

Family Assistant/House Manager/Nanny

Laurel Canyon

60K-80K plus benefits

11am – 7pm , with flex as needed

An amazing and fun loving family in Laurel Canyon area, with two very busy working parents, (they own 12 companies) and 2 kids, ages 13 and 9, are looking for an all-purpose, flexible and multi-talented personal assistant/family assistant. They have PLENTY of staff for their various businesses, as well as a chef and a housekeeper at home.  And while they are busy, they are both very much involved with their kids.  Due to some travel, and just their busy life, they seek someone to ensure that daily life is moving forward seamlessly.  Kids are at two different schools and participate in a variety of activities so must transport them, ensure homework’s completed, stocking the house by either instacart or going to stores, buying bday gifts for parties, tidying and organizing, light meal prep if the chef is not there, bedtime rituals etc. They are super warm and fun— and if you are able to be supremely successful in the job, they are BEYOND generous.

Monday through Friday, 11am- 7pm (with flex as needed) plus benefits.  PUNCTUALITY and accountability is KEY here

The ideal candidate is someone who can share examples of their experience organizing a home, running a household, utilizing technology, etc. This person is also proactive, someone who likes to make suggestions and take initiative. They would be flexible and solution oriented as new needs arise. They don’t mind doing the small things (i.e cleaning up around the house) or managing projects (i.e. organizing the garage). They would understand and exercise discretion, judgement and confidentiality. They would have a happy attitude and a good sense of humor. They like to laugh and hope you do too.

Required qualifications include the ability to:

  • Organize the house and help keep it organized
  • Work with the housekeeper/chef, interface wit office staff as needed
  • Shop for groceries/household needs/ clothing etc (at the grocery store/Amazon/ etc)
  • Drop off and pick up dry cleaning, run errands, etc.
  • Oversee home improvements (and coordinate handymen when needed):
  • Assist with keeping track of kids’ school needs/activities/sports
  • Help with party planning
  • Proactively find ways to make lives more coordinated and less stressful.
  • Assist with the  house rules as led by parents.
  • Take care of dog, vet, groomer etc
  • Research as needed
  • Assist with vacation and camp info etc
  • Holiday organization, packing
  • Ability to set-up and use technology (i.e. connecting video game modules to the television; downloading and set up apps on smartphones (we use iPhones; use email, calendar apps, task/to do apps, etc.)

Late Shift Housekeeper/ Laundress needed in Beverly Hills!

We are seeking an amazing Housekeeper Laundress for a client of ours in Beverly Hills!  Must have great experience working in a home, sorting laundry, pulling out delicates for dry cleaning, reading labels, doing laundry, ironing and organizing closets.  Also, must be willing to do deep cleaning.  

$25-$30/hr

This is a later schedule from 1:30pm-9:30pm M-F

Bel Air Housekeeper Needed

An amazing family in the Bel Air  area seeks a really good full charge housekeeper.   Will also take pride in their work with cleaning, ironing, few errands and so on.  AMAZINGLY nice people.  $25 take home. Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm. A family of 3 (with one young child and there is a nanny). Cleaning, laundry, ironing, walking a small dog and take to groomer, organizing, light errands.

Housekeeper and light cooking for AMAZING family in Encino

An amazing family in the Encino area seeks a really good full charge housekeeper.  Someone who can run the house and light meal prep for breakfast and dinner. Will also take pride in their work with cleaning, ironing, few errands and so on.  AMAZINGLY nice people.  $25 take home. Monday through Friday, 7am – 5pm or 8am – 6pm.

Afternoon Housekeeper – Brentwood

Afternoon Housekeeper Brentwood

A lovely family with two high school aged kids seeks a dynamic and hard working, fluid and flexible housekeeper to work within their home that does have other staff.  This role calls for someone to work Monday through Friday 12pm – 8pm.   Seeking to pay about $25 to $30 an hour depending on experience.    MUST be open to cleaning, cooking, shopping, driving as needed. Somewhat of a housekeeper and house manager role.

Start date will be the end of August