Household Manager - Cook - PA

| Philadelphia, PA, United States

Posted Date 11/11/2022

Do you enjoy organizing? Enjoy cooking healthy meals? Love pets? Are you looking for a full time- long term position working in a very nice environment.

Single Woman (my boss) is Looking for a full time Live-out Personal Assistant-Cook with availability to travel as needed. Position is based in Philadelphia (Rittenhouse square) but a month or two in NYC and summer at the NJ Shore are common.

In need of an extra pair of hands that will ensure that her days (and the household) run smoothly. Someone to bring order to chaos.  

40-45hrs per week average but days and schedule will vary.

Some responsibilities include running errands, walking the dog,  scheduling house maintenance, pet care, grocery shopping, meal prep, light housekeeping (in between cleaning services) You will also have a hostess helper role when entertaining house guests at the shore house.

What You’ll Do:

  • Preparing healthy meals for lunch and dinner as requested.
  • Grocery shopping and keeping the fridge stocked with breakfast-lunch items like cut up fruits, vegetables, cold cuts and salads • Updating household inventories and procuring supplies.
  • Coordinate, monitor and log all maintenance and improvements for two properties.
  • Managing vendor and contractor relationships, including scheduling, project management, etc.
  • Routinely inspect properties for repairs needed and address them with vendors.
  • Organization/monitoring of household projects. Collaborate with principal in redecorating spaces, switching furniture, updating household items and holiday décor.
  • Tidying up the house between cleanings.
  • Creating, updating and implementing manuals and tasks list for cleaning and maintenance of the homes.
  • Responsible for car maintenance and related issues • Personal shopping, running errands and concierge work.
  • Assisting in packing and unpacking.
  • Assisting in technology setting. Updating computers, e-filing, video/picture editing, software updates, hardware set up (printer/scanner/cameras and other accessories) • Coordinating travel arrangements that require detailed itineraries and changing logistics.
  • Daily care of pets including feeding, walking, vet and grooming appointments and maintaining pet supplies • Setting/clearing dinner table and leaving the kitchen clean and organized • Overseeing events and family gatherings including holiday celebrations.
  • At the beach house, assisting with house cleaning and set up. Refreshing towels and linens, tying up the house, cleaning up after guests.
  • Acting as liaison to the principal’s fast-paced family office.

What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum 3 years related experience
  • Incredibly hands-on approach.
  • Utmost discretion, professionalism and confidentiality are required.
  • Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work weekends and travel as needed.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities • Experience preparing healthy meals for dinner with little to no direction • Fluent in English is a must.
  • USA residency/citizenship. We can't sponsor work Visa
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.
  • Must LOVE dogs and cats.

Yearly Salary: $85k-$100k DOE

Discretionary end-of-the-year bonus

2 weeks paid vacation

Job Type
Job Categories
Butler | Chef | Executive Assistant | Family Assistant | House Manager | Personal Assistant
$75k - $100K - DOE

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