Household Manager to Family of 4 (Female Business Owner is Primary Principal)  

  • Location: Montecito, CA (must live within 30 mins OR willing to relocate from LA to Santa Barbara area)
  • Monday-Friday from 9-6pm, but may vary
  • Mondays and Fridays you would work in the home (hands on, active around the house, coordinating vendors as needed, face to face with the principal)
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday you would mostly work remotely from their local office (wherenon-distracted admin work is completed)
  • Could potentially be asked to work up to 5 weekends a year for special events and some holidays during the year. Christmas and New Year’s is normally off holidays due to the families travel schedule.
  • Vacation/PTO
  • Health insurance stipend offered
  • Salary is 90k- 120K depending on experience
  • Start: ASAP

Principal is extremely organized and is OCD, must have the same tendencies to be successful.


  • Work very closely and communicate via multiple chats with principal, butler/housemanager/house staff, and the other principal’s personal assistant
  • Works well under pressure, be proactive, and able to think multiple steps in advance with back upplans
  • Actas liaison between all parts of principal’s life and her business
  • Self-motivator
  • Able to roll with the punches as there can often be several moving parts / changes
  • No task is too big or small (this is a no-ego role)
  • Have excellent communication/interpersonal skills and ability to read social situations well
  • Be hyper organized and able to manage multiple tasks/responsibilities at once
  • Be incredibly diligent and detail oriented
  • Must be thick-skinned
  • Must be confident and comfortable delegating
  • Willingness to make and cancel appointments repeatedly on the go to the principal’s needs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel), tech savvy, and MAC savvy
  • MUST BE DOG FRIENDLY (there are multiple dogs in the home)

Job Duties:

  • Scheduling, personal (beauty, health, entertainment, social activities, etc.) and professional/work life
  • Calendar management, bookings, email correspondence
  • No crossover duties with the other personal assistant. Your primary focus is with the woman.
  • Arranging travel, visas, and accommodation on work trips/vacations for the principal
  • Putting together detailed itineraries for each trip
  • Liaising with household staff, drivers, housekeepers, gardener, etc on job duties that need to take place with-in the home
  • Occasionally responsible for liaising/scheduling repairs with contractors and suppliers that need to take place with-in the home
  • Order/purchase any supplies that the household request (principals and house staff)
  • Responsible for credit card account itemizing and receipts
  • Knowledge of off-site storage units and contents in them
  • Preformor delegate shopping and errands in accordance with employer’s guidelines
  • Create checklist and database for vendors and suppliers
  • Detailed communication to the principal on purchases, deliveries times, and returns (document to be kept up to date)
  • Scheduling the florist on weeks when needed
  • Schedule errand runs with driver in order to be available with the principal (example: dry cleaning pick ups, etc)
  • Keeping property/financial spreadsheet up to date (monies spent, etc)
  • Assisting in preparing home for guests / communication of proper information to staff
  • Submitting medical bills to insurance on behalf of family and dogs
  • Responsible for all medication refills for family and dogs
  • Pets: responsible for overseeing medical, food, vaccines

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