Full-Time Personal Assistant in Gold Coast: $42k + Pto

Posting ID : A1068489489
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Admin Office

Family living in Gold Coast with 3-year-old girl is seeking a detailed-oriented, organized and efficient personal assistant. The position is for Monday - Friday at 4:00pm-10:00/11:00pm and Tuesdays at 6:00am-9:00am and 4:00pm-10:00/11:00pm, guaranteed 35-40 hours per week. Flexibility and ability to work later evenings is required. Personal Assistant is responsible for child pickup from school daily at 5:00pm. Personal assistant must be willing to help with childcare responsibilities when needed (e.g., traveling with child four-six weeks per year internationally, staying overnight with child approximately two-three weeks per year when mother travels and full days of childcare are required on days when child is off school and/or when child is sick). Mother is at condo 3-4 times per week for dinner and bedtime routine. Personal assistant will be responsible for running errands, meal planning and preparation, assisting with residence in London, selling designer clothing/antique furniture/etc., organizational projects, travel arrangements, assisting mother with everything related to home/child/family/etc., registering child for activities, plan activities for child at home or away from home, plan weekend outings for family, managing family calendars, and many other tasks/projects that assist with simplifying life for family. Requirements: Bachelor's degree, prior personal and/or executive assistant experience, experience with scheduling and travel arrangements, proficient with Mac computer and devices, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.), ability to travel four-six weeks per year internationally with child, ability to work overnights about three weeks per year while mother is traveling without child, willing to plan meals and prepare for family, comfortable working collaboratively with other domestic staff, willing to assist with day-to-day functioning of a busy family and household, flexible schedule, hard working, proactive, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, self starter, engaging, active, positive, happy, patient, collaborative and communicative. Compensation is $42K, $15 per hour net for additional hours worked, $50 per overnight net for overnights worked while traveling or at family's residence in Chicago, two weeks paid vacation and 7 paid government holidays. Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate.

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number) and letter(s) of recommendation if you feel that you meet ALL of the requirements. Your subject should read: "Full-Time Personal Assistant in Gold Coast". We look forward to hearing from you!


Organized and detail-oriented
Capable of working collaboratively with others in a group setting
Good interpersonal skills and good phone skills
Capable of multi-tasking while also working quickly and efficiently
Proactive and self-starter
Intuition to ask questions of principal ahead of time for good time management
Willing to complete professional and personal tasks


Prior personal or executive assistant experience
Bachelor's degree from four year accredited program
Three-four references from previous positions
Driver's license and clean driving record
Background check, motor vehicle check and drug test


$42K + PTO
$15/hour net for overtime
$50/overnight net for overnights
2 weeks paid vacation
7 government holidays

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