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Apr
2017

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Housekeeper & Family Assistant – Baltimore, MD

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Housekeeper & Family Assistant – Baltimore, MD

Salary: $25 / Hour

Full-time housekeeping for a busy household with three young children and viagra from canada a stay at home, hands-on mother and executive father who is required to travel frequently.

The position is typically M-F but may require some assistance on Saturday with compensatory time off averaging 40 hours per week

 

The position requirements are as listed below:

Keep home clean neat, tidy, organized and safe at all time.

Laundry andironing required; clothes, linens, etc.

Provide cyclical cleaning throughout home to ensure it is maintained throughout all year.

Cooking is n/a Kosher home but family can assist with learning their customs

Entertain family occasionally on the Sabbath-assist with dishes and set-up, and clean up.

Position Requirements:

Must be child friendly with the ability to provide short-term childcare if the mother has an appointment or needs to leave for short periods of time. This is not a nanny position and this person will not be required to provide full childcare.

This is a live-out position and must have own personal transportation

 

 

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Apr
2017

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House Manager / Executive Housekeeper – Great Falls, VA

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House Manager/Executive Housekeeper – Great Falls, VA

Semi-retired couple in Great Falls, VA is seeking a live-out or live-in House Manage/Executive Housekeeper. This is a full time salaried position with benefits (work schedule is negotiable).

About the position:

We are an active semi-retired couple. We have a large house on a five acre property in Great Falls, VA with a pool and vegetable garden. We have two active Australian Shepherd dogs. We are looking for a full-time House Manager with a flexible schedule who can help maintain the household and provide resident coverage of the house during our absence. Salary and viagra from canada benefits will be commensurate with experience and background. We travel approximately 60 days per year.

Position Requirements:

  • Discretion and flexibility
  • Non-smoker
  • Availability to house sit overnight and some weekends
  • Competence and physical fitness to handle and walk high energy dogs 1+ mile per day
  • Computer literacy
  • Spoken and written fluency in English
  • Successful completion of background check
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record (manual transmission a plus)

Duties to include:

  • Schedule and coordinate preventative house and grounds maintenance (handy skills a plus)
  • Create and maintain a house guide (comprehensive maintenance list with points ofcontact/outside contractors and phone numbers, troubleshooting guide, etc.)
  • Care of cars (including: scheduling maintenance/inspections, washing, refueling)
  • Housekeeping
  • House/pet sitting during travel/vacations
  • Pet care
  • Shopping and errands (food, wine and spirits, supplies, and other errands)
  • Help with event planning, preparation and clean up
  • Assist with gardening, plants, and grounds

14

Mar
2017

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Christofle a Top Choice Luxury Brand Among Domestic Estate Managers and Home Owners

On 14, Mar 2017 | No Comments | In Blog | By andrew

As purveyors of the finest silver products money can buy – as well as other fine pieces such as stainless steel and porcelain ones – countless domestic estate managers and home owners take pride in using Christofle. Exquisitely designed in order to compliment only those homes with the most refined taste, Christofle offers a wide selection of products to choose from. It’s no wonder the Domestic Estate Management Convention is proud to have the distinguished pleasure of enjoying Christofle as an annual sponsor.

Christofle is an obvious top choice for many agencies such as Precise Home Management – whose founder Andrew Lowrey was, in fact, the 2013 recipient for Domestic Estate Management Convention’s “Agency of the Year” award. As a domestic staffing agency and consultancy that helps place home help such as butlers at appropriate residences, Precise Home Management knows the level of quality clients demand. Fulfilling Precise Home Management’s mission of providing the top estate management services available anywhere is made easier through the privilege of utilizing Christofle’s fine products. Precise Home Management’s Andrew Lowrey eloquently articulated this point when he shared: “The goal at Precise Home is not simply to meet but also to set the standards. By being able to utilize the excellence that is Christofle, I have had the pleasure of setting fine tables in palaces and on yachts that exceed 350 ft. and to watch these tables come alive with such beautiful silver is music to my ear.”

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02

Mar
2017

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By Shawn Hale

Executive Assistant/Office Manager – Baltimore, MD

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Executive Assistant/Office Manager – Baltimore/Maryland
Salary: $65,000-$75,000

Position: Executive Assistant/Office Manager providing end-to-end business and personal support of CEO as well as office administration; The CEO has multiple business interests and is active on several boards.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate must be able to “turn on a dime,” prioritize, re-prioritize, manage competing deadlines, and maintain complete confidentiality.
Complex and highly active calendar management, travel coordination, meeting preparation, event planning.
Purchase supplies and office equipment.
Attend Board meetings and produce accurate Minutes.
Compose emails, transcribe notes, create and maintain complex spreadsheets and produce reports as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated track record supporting Executive Level CEO.
Must be accomplished in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Well organized, intuitive and able to work independently.

Position Requirements:

Must possess a positive attitude with excellent service skills
Must be highly organized with the ability seamlessly manage multiple projects simultaneously
Must have resume and ability to provide letters of reference
Must have clean driving record with valid US drivers license
Must have clean criminal and driving record
Must be US Citizen or registered to work in US


Please contact Precise Home Management at 410-659-9200 or phm@precisehome.com for more information.

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Feb
2017

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Estate Manager – Miami, FL

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Estate Manager – Miami Beach, FL
Sakary: NEG Based on Experience

This Estate Manager is a full-time position primarily responsible for successful estate operations through: oversight of residences, facilities and property; management, mentorship and leadership supporting full and part-time domestic staff and vendors; planning dinners, banquets, special events and on-site activities; ensuring fulfillment of all service, maintenance, testing, design, logistics, support, installation & construction requirements for the owner; teaming with security, yacht crew and enterprise-wide partners to foster mutual relationships, collaboration, improvements and efficiencies; mastering budget planning & reporting, with adherence to established PO systems and chain approvals; manpower recruiting, hiring, scheduling and reviews; emergency response planning & preparedness. Position requires a high degree of autonomy, responsibility, ethics and confidentiality. Flexibility required for weekends & holidays, with a 24/7 mentality when necessary. Reports to managing office located remotely.


Essential Functions:

Ability to work in a hands on manner to ensure smooth and effective operations
Oversee, direct, and manage staff, operations, and vendors
Proper documentation supporting all expectations, functions, accomplishments or failures
Ability to effectively report-write incidents and events
Maintain guest & vendor schedule, logs & reports
Arrange transportation, event access for owner, guests, clients
Effectively mentor and manage staff, schedule, records-keep
Daily walk through of residence to ensure that all systems are functioning properly
Maintain security systems, test and response
Maintain, repair and service estate vehicles
Provide hospitality and attend to guests, as necessary
Manage estate household schedules and calendars
Work with on-site yacht crew to ensure seamless guest services
Plan, organize, coordinate and effect special events
Arrange appointments for personal needs of guests or owner, as required
Manage, reconcile, report and maximize estate budget, expenditures, allocations and assets

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Great social and management skills
Leadership, mentorship and motivational skills
Solution-oriented & problem solving attitude
Proactive thinker
Can do attitude, no job is too big or too small mentality
Proactive, resourceful, self starter, organized, service-focused, professional, respectful and capable of maintaining discretion
Must be experienced, professional, organized and service oriented.
Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused
Attentive to principals’ preferences
Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)
Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy
Professional presentation and outgoing personality
Strong organizational ability to present projects, budgets, lists, bids, etc. to principal and other reports
Ability to develop and maintain teaming relationships with enterprise partners
Ability to easily take direction
Strong ability to communicate and collaborate efficiently with principal and household staff
Responsible for running errands and performing necessary tasks (e.g., shopping for home supplies)
Responsible for all projects and handling matters about the property (e.g., receiving deliveries, service providers,
contractors, organizational projects, answering phone calls, sending emails, etc.)
Strong technology skills and experience working with Macintosh
Positive attitude and ability to handle residences and staff with ease and calm demeanor

Position Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Relevant & appropriate experience in estate or hospitality services management with independent references from related-services managers
Must have resume and ability to provide letters of reference
Must have clean criminal record
Must be US Citizen or registered to work in US
Must have clean driving record with valid US drivers license
Non-Smoker

24

Jan
2017

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Evening Nanny – Baltimore, MD

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Evening Nanny- Baltimore, MD
Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 1:30p-8p with flexibility for later evenings possible weekend afternoon/evening hours

This Nanny position is to care for a young child in Baltimore, MD.The ideal candidate is caring, polished and has previous experience as a nanny. Must be able to work around children.

Essential Functions:
The Nanny Manager’s primary responsibility is for feeding, changing, joyful interaction, bathing and safe keeping while logging aforementioned activities in Baby Tracker. Additional tasks may be directed by house manager.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The ideal candidate is a hard worker with a commitment to excellence and loving but professional demeanor.

  • Previous nanny experience preferred
  • Able to work both as a team player and individually with minimal supervision

Position Requirements:

  • Must have resume and ability to provide letters of reference
  • Must have clean criminal record
  • Must be US Citizen or registered to work in US
  • Must have clean driving record with valid US drivers license

Please contact Precise Home Management at 410-659-9200 for more information.

17

Jan
2017

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Domestic Couple – Washington D.C.

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Live-In Domestic Couple – Washington DC
Salary: NEG, full benefits, use of vehicle

This Live-In position is for an experienced couple to care for a 12,000 sq ft DC home. The position is hands on and is a home with 3 young children with a nanny on staff. Both parties must be able to drive and duties to include but not limited to:

Laundry
Simple cooking and serving
Housekeeping (driving children as the nanny does not drive) Handling vendors and service personnel
Assist with entertaining (large events are catered out)
Caring for the homes’ extensive art collection

The family travels for over 90 days of the year

Please contact Precise Home Management at 410-659-9200 or phm@precisehome.com for more information.

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Jan
2017

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Housekeeper – Alexandria, VA

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Full and Part Time Housekeepers – Alexandria, VA
Salary: $25-$35 per hour benefits NEG

Full and part time housekeepers required for a large home in Alexandria, VA

Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience and be legal to work in the USA

Please contact Precise Home Management at 410-659-9200 for more information.

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Jan
2017

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Estate Manager – Aspen, CO

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Live-Out Estate Manager – Aspen, CO
Salary: NEG Based on Experience

Seeking a seasoned professional for this Live-Out Estate Manager position which is ideal for someone who is accustomed to the Colorado lifestyle. This position is for the best of the best estate managers. The candidate must be a problem solver who can manage all facets of the home from hiring staff to managing vendors.

This Estate Manager position will enable you to showcase all your abilities to bring structure and organization to a beautiful home. You will be responsible for developing household manuals, to implement policies and procedures and to report back to a chief of staff.

The ideal candidate must have a genuine reason and interest for seeking a position in Colorado; be a self starter; have attention to detail; and a minimum of 10 years experience.

Position Requirements:

Full resume with bio and explanations as to why previous positions ended.

10 years min experience mandatory

Formal training at a domestic service academy is a plus.

Please contact Precise Home Management at 410-659-9200 or phm@precisehome.com for more information.

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Nov
2016

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Duties of a Modern Butler

On 29, Nov 2016 | No Comments | In Blog | By andrew

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To many, the idea of a butler conjures antiquated images of British butlers silently lurking in the background.  However, the modern butler is more of an all-purpose household manager.

A butler’s primary duty is to oversee the household staff, often at multiple residences.  A butler may be called upon hire staff and create their schedules.  He or she may also double as a personal assistant, valet, house manager, travel organizer, and even sommelier.  Therefor butling requires intimate knowledge of social etiquettes and extreme organizational skills if required to plan events or host parties.

Modern butlers seeking employment, or those wishing to hire a butler, turn to professional staffing agencies like Precise Home Management to ensure the highest quality in the service industry.