Personal Assistant Jobs & Duties

Personal Assistant
Our Personal Assistants are experienced professionals who hit the ground running making their employers’ lives easier.

Why work with us?

  • Reputation: Mom’s Best Friend has been matching clients with exceptional household staff since 1994.
  • Respect: You will have a team that values you and appreciates your experience.
  • Industry Guidance: You will have a team ensuring you will have competitive salaries, reasonable duties, and industry-standard benefits.
  • Support: You will find a long-term match, with an employment contract to protect you, and support after the placement.

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Personal Assistant job applicants must have recent, verifiable (references) experience as a personal assistant. They are service-hearted professionals that anticipate the needs of the principal(s), and always keep their privacy and confidentiality in mind. Personal Assistant job descriptions may include a combination of business and personal tasks, including:

  • Online shopping and research
  • Run errands – shopping, dry cleaners, post office, pharmacy, returns, etc.
  • Vehicle inspection, registration, oil change, detailing, coordinating maintenance/repairs
  • Research, schedule, and meet contractors/vendors
  • Scheduling appointments (doctor, dentist, etc.)
  • Coordinating travel (sometimes packing/unpacking as well)
  • Keep inventory of supplies/shopping list
  • Pet care – taking to / from vet / groomer / boarder
  • Event planning
  • Mail, sending packages, emails, thank you notes, correspondence
  • Financial: paying bills from various accounts, scanning financial documents, submitting documents, etc.
  • Organizational projects
  • Staff management

Excellent oral and written communications skills, and computer proficiency are also required, as well as knowledge of both business and social protocol.
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Job Requirements

In order to qualify for any position, you must:

  • Speak English
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a valid driver’s license, your own car, and current insurance
  • Have at least 3 recent personal assistant references (at least 1 of them in-home) and/or 3 years of recent personal assistant experience.
  • Be eligible to work in the U.S. (and provide proof to Mom’s Best Friend)
  • Have a clean criminal background (no misdemeanors or felonies)

There is never a charge for job placement!
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Job Placement Process

  • Complete the on-line application, and you will be contacted by a staff member.
  • If you meet the requirements, we will schedule an interview with our staff.
  • We will call references, order a background check, and collect various paperwork. If you move quickly, the entire screening process can be done in as little as a week.
  • We will send your profile to client families (whose positions you are interested in).
  • Whenever possible, our client families prefer to have trial time with their top candidate choices to be sure that you both feel good about the match.
  • Clients make a job offer, and will complete an employment agreement, so that you are both clear on the duties, compensation, vacation, sick time, and other details.

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