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Featured, Full-Time
San Antonio, Texas
Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Code: KINFAI_HMPA
Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 12 PM – 8 PM
Compensation: $80,000+/year
Benefits: Full benefits package offered

Relocation compensation is currently not being considered for this position.

Overview

Estate Management Solutions is seeking a Household Manager/Personal Assistant for a 5,000 sq. ft. residence occupied by a single Principal in San Antonio. The role will include managing household operations and providing administrative support to the principal, as detailed below. Most days will be spent working closely with the Principal, their Chief of Staff, and other team members. Candidates must be flexible with the potential for extensive travel periods.

While this position is titled Household Manager, its intention is to be an extension of the Chief of Staff. Some days, you will be taking dictation, drafting correspondence, or summarizing research; others, you will be asked to step in if/when the Housekeeper calls in sick or needs help.

The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills and a variety of interests.   You should be able to fit seamlessly into a culture of warmth and grace and be an avid who is comfortable exploring a variety of subjects with ease.  The Principal is very friendly and will want to get to know you genuinely and often want to engage in conversation about a variety of topics, including current events; you will need to ensure that you maintain soft professional boundaries.

Requirements

  • 5-8 years of experience in a luxury home with established longevity.
  • Ability to seamlessly fit into a harmonious work environment.
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal.
  • High level of discretion, loyalty, integrity, and honesty.
  • Highly organized and excellent eye for detail.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Capable of passing an extensive background check and BAI interview.
  • Comfortable hosting and greeting guests.
  • Articulate and poised in both written and verbal communication.
  • At ease discussing current events.
  • Ability to travel in the summer and fall (up to 3 weeks at a time).
  • A compatible personality is of high importance in this role.
  • Candidates should also embody the following characteristics: intelligent, empathetic, sensitive, composed, and calm-natured.

Duties & Key Success Factors

  • Assisting with basic tidying, cleaning, and laundry, including ironing
  • Assisting with dinner service when necessary
  • Inventory and management of household items such as toiletries, linens, and silverware
  • Assist with hosting events
  • Occasional light cooking
  • Other tasks as requested
  • Taking dictation
  • Research on various topics of interest (looking up information and summarizing into a Word document).
  • Manage and organize the personal library (training provided).
  • Drafting of personal correspondence and editing.
  • Discussion of various interests important to the principal.

Other Considerations

You will be required to submit a one-way video interview through the client’s preferred system.  Instructions will be provided to anyone who is being considered for the position.

No staff management is involved.  Other staff includes C.o.S. (30 years), Housekeeper (10 years), and Chef (10 years).

Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and stretching
  • Ability to negotiate a multi-story house with stairs many times a day
  • Ability to use a ladder up to 6’

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of this role. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Job Features

Job CategoryHouse Manager, Personal Assistant

How To Apply

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