Personal Assistant, Office of the President

New York City, NY United States

About Eurasia Group:

 Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they invest or do business. Our expertise includes developed and developing countries in every region of the world, specific economic sectors, and the business and investment playing fields of the future. With our best-in-class advisory and consulting offerings and GZERO Media, the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a complete political risk solution. Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, London, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Singapore, San Francisco, and Brasilia, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. "Politics first” grounds our work: Politics is the lens through which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of political bias and the influence of private interests. 

 

Position Overview:

Eurasia Group is seeking a Personal Assistant / Household Manager in the Office of the President to manage the principal and spouse’s household and serve as the family assistant. The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in managing a household (and associated maintenance schedule) along with the personal priorities of two full-time executives and their wily dog. This role is based in Eurasia Group’s New York office and proximity to lower Manhattan is preferred.

     

In this role, the responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

 Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate complex travel arrangements (both domestic and international) and visa procurement as needed.
  • Manage social calendars and extracurricular activities on behalf of both principals.
  • Liaise with outside vendors, housekeeper, landscapers, etc. to coordinate all aspects of household management. Serve as onsite contact for deliveries and maintenance at New York residence.
  • Work closely with onsite contacts for vacation home during off season. Manage friends and family visit logistics during peak season.
  • Oversee personal correspondence for both principals to include: screening and responding quickly to mail, phone calls and emails. An ideal candidate should display excellent adaptability in communication, intuitively tailoring style and tone to match the recipient for effective and clear communication. 
  • Manage medical appointments, insurance claims, and billing.
  • Take the lead on pet care logistics such as vet appointments, medication orders, grooming appointments, dog walk duty, and pet sitting.
  • Run errands as needed.
  • Maintain financial records, prepare financial reports, and respond to requests generated during financial review cycles
  • Strong proficiency in data entry and information management across various platforms with attention to detail, consistency in recording and updating information are essential skills.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to prioritize projects as needed and exercise considerable judgment and discretion in completing assignments.
  • Highly effective communication skills to efficiently work situations toward decisions. Clear written communication and proof of work are key to this role given pace of principal travel. 
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work effectively in both an office setting and onsite at residence. Ability to maintain workflow processes while adapting to urgent issues is critical for this position.
  • Valid Driver’s License (ability to drive a manual is very helpful in this role)
  • Ability to lift and transport light loads and deliveries
  • Must be dog friendly, at ease dealing with a small dog, and willing to take care of dog when owners are traveling
  • Flexibility to be on call and sometimes work outside standard workday hours
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Residency in mid and lower Manhattan is a plus!


The applicable base salary range for this role is $93,000 to $110,000

The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, and education. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

We strive to put politics first for our clients. This requires us to maintain a company culture that puts people first. We are committed to fostering an environment that is inclusive, empowering, and globally-minded. We firmly believe that diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural background, religion, disability, and age brings ideas and perspectives to the table that make our analysis stronger for our clients and make our company a better place to work for our people. Our leadership team is committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into everything we do and how we lead.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.