Chicago entrepreneur seeks an entry-level assistant for both personal and executive duties. The ideal candidate is incredibly articulate, professional, and eager to wear many hats/act as a sort of gatekeeper. The assistant should be very detail oriented and be a quick thinker--someone who has impeccable follow through and can anticipate an employer's needs without needing a lot of direction. Assistant must be very Internet/Computer savvy and be versed with using a Blackberry. A car is not needed but a valid driver's license with clean driving record required.
Duties include but not limited to:
Answering phones Drafting email correspondence Running errands, such as grocery shopping, car maintenance, dry cleaning, post office, etc Hiring household staff, such as housekeeper Coordinating schedule for business and personal Arranging reservations, travel bookings, and appointments Event planning and execution--such as overseeing vendors, invitations, etc
The schedule is Monday-Friday full-time, with occasional weekend availability if needed. Candidate will be based in the office but frequently working at employer's home nearby. Small office environment but Employer's business is growing at a rapid rate, and this is an incredible opportunity for hands on learning. This is NOT a position for the short-term--this is for someone who is eager to be an assistant for many years to come and who is looking to grow with a company/individual.
Salary is $30,000-$35,000/year plus flexible vacation policy, as well as medical benefits if needed. Generous raise/bonus based upon performance and again--great opportunity to grow with this employer.