ESTATE MANAGER FOR CHICAGO, IL – PREFER LOCAL CANDIDATES BUT WILL CONSIDER RELOCATING WITH EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE
*Clients are only looking at local candidates for this position currently*
Our clients are seeking a local Chicago area Estate Manager to proactively take care of a large city property. This is a staffed residence, thorough oversight of staff will be needed, in addition to running daily/weekly vendors and outside service personnel.
The Estate Manager will ensure property oversight in every facet and advance the residence prior to the principal’s arrival. Management of repairs, performing daily walks of the property to safeguard that all systems are running and functioning properly; checking exterior of the home for any upkeep needed. This position requires good SOP’s, ability to create manuals, keep track of monthly/quarterly/yearly repairs. An Estate Manager with a high EQ, good judgement and confident decision-making skills to properly assess any issues, with good vendor relationships, local in Chicago is preferable.
Friendly, but not familiar demeanor and professional boundaries; able to get tasks done when they are asked of you, providing good solutions and offering your reasons for providing particular bids. Good negotiation skills and follow through on work/tasks. Exceptional work ethic, an intuitive understanding of working with a busy professional. Type A personalities a plus!
Estate Manager Responsibilities
- Management of house bills and budgets
- Oversight of maintenance and daily walk throughs
- Schedule any repairs needed in a timely manner
- Ensure technical systems are in working order
- Keeping accurate contact lists
- Inventory and stocking of household
- Running errands
- Staff liaison
- Oversight of landscaping and gardening, ensuring exterior of property is kept up
- Hiring, scheduling, and timesheets for staff
Location: Chicago, IL
Contract Length: Full time
Schedule: Full time, days and times will be discussed in the interview. Occasional weekends and after hours may be needed
Salary: $150K+ doe, full benefits, and relocation are offered – however, client does prefer a local Chicago candidate
Relocation: LOCALS preferred but will consider relocating with exceptional experience ($9,000 relocation support offered)
Must pass background and reference check
For more information about what we require and to be considered please review: FAQ Candidates
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