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Full-Time Nanny/House Manager: $100K+ and Benefits

Pacific Heights • San Francisco, CA Full Time

Family living in Pacific Heights of San Francisco with 8 year old girl and 5 year old boy is seeking an educated, experienced, professional, organized, meticulous and detail oriented full-time nanny/house manager to manage a busy family and household. Schedule is on Monday – Friday at 11:00am – 7:00pm. Nanny is required to work later evenings/shifts at least 2-3 days per week. Flexibility is required with scheduling (e.g., later weekday evenings, weekends when traveling and working overnights, etc.) as last minute events and trips occasionally arise. Nanny is required to travel internationally and domestically approximately 2-3+ weeks per year and work overnights at residence when parents are traveling without children approximately 2-3+ weeks annually. Nanny should be comfortable working many days consecutively (e.g., if traveling for two+ weeks at a time). Extreme flexibility is required for the position. Children are enrolled in public school, which is driving distance from the family’s residence. Family has staff vehicle for transporting children and running errands. Nanny/House Manager must be collaborative to work with domestic staff (e.g., full-time housekeeper) and directly with principals on a daily basis, warm, nurturing, sense of humor, inclusive and progressive mindset, calm confidence and demeanor, assertive, proactive, resourceful, self starter, organized, detail oriented, hard working, service focused, kind, professional, ability to multi-task and wear many hats, respectful and capable of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement required). Candidates must have previous experience in similar position(s) that include nanny experience along with highly detailed house management and family assistant responsibilities. Family has another residence in Montana. Family is open to local candidates and domestic relocations (as long as candidate has connection to San Francisco and will stay in location long term). Start date is ASAP, but flexible for the right candidate. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Experienced with play-based learning and creating educational activities (e.g., planned engaging activities at home, developmentally appropriate games and activities, engaging projects and crafts, scheduled outings, etc.)

• Knowledgeable about child development (e.g., firm when necessary and capable of teaching children manners and etiquette, but also capable of being laid back and fun) 

• Support teaching and reinforcement of manners and other social skills

• Provide developmentally appropriate games and activities, engaging projects and crafts at home and schedule/plan fun outings and events 

• Assist children with homework, school projects, studying for tests, etc. and keep parents informed of progress and needs 

• Transporting children to and from school, activities, play dates, camps, etc.

• Fresh and healthy meal planning and preparation for family 

• Pack children’s healthy lunches and bags for the following day (e.g., ensure all school work is completed, pack gear for sports and activities, etc.) 

• Pack and unpack children for trips/travel (create pack lists in advance to ensure children have everything needed prior to travel) 

• Inventory checklists for household items, food, children’s essentials, principals’ essentials, etc. and ordering through Amazon, Instacart, etc.

• Event planning for children’s themed birthday parties and other events (e.g., Plan, organize and oversee flawless execution day of event) 

• Maintain comprehensive household manuals setting priorities for tasks on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis

• Maintain file systems including those for household operations, warranty manuals, household equipment, invitations, entertainment logs, etc. 

• Maintain contacts lists that include family members, vendors, contacts, businesses, etc.

• Management responsibilities of 6,500 square foot single family home 

• Scheduling and overseeing vendors and contractors (e.g., winterizing irrigation system for winter, seasonal landscaping displays, interior design projects, etc.)

• Running errands (e.g., shopping for home supplies, returns, purchasing school supplies for beginning of school year and needed throughout the year, purchasing gifts for birthday parties children are attending, and other requested items)

• Handling things around the home (e.g., receiving deliveries, service providers, contractors, sending emails, going through mail and sorting bills and junk, etc.)

• Organizational projects (e.g., children’s bedrooms, playrooms (toys, crafts, etc.), closets, rotating clothes seasonally, getting rid of outgrown toys and clothing, taking things for donation, etc.)

• Assist domestic staff with projects when necessary (e.g., creating a collaborative/team environment)

• Ensure pantry, refrigerator and wine cellar are properly stocked in accordance with the principals’ and children’s travel and entertaining schedules

• Maintain vehicles, fill gas tank, take for service appointments and keep accurate records of services completed

• Manage family and household schedules and calendars

• Scheduling and maintaining calendars for children and principals, registering for activities/camps/etc., planning play dates/outings with friends, etc. 

• Manage household petty cash (including proper documentation) and submission of house credit card purchases/receipts

• Assistance with travel arrangements and ensuring all logistics are planned in advance (e.g., calling in advance to ensure equipment is provided for sports and activities, etc.) 

• Schedule meetings with principal(s) as needed to discuss their schedule, children’s schedules, travel plans, upcoming events, special projects, punch/task lists, etc. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• Capable of building rapport with similar aged children 

• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary 

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused

• Attentive to principals’ preferences and style (intuitive to their needs)

• Observant to the needs of family and home to anticipate their needs 

• Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy

• Professional presentation of self and great personality 

• Ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships with service providers, contractors and vendors

• Ability to easily take direction 

• Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and efficiently with principals (extension of parents and consistent childcare philosophies)

• Strong technology skills and experienced working with Macintosh 

• Positive attitude and ability to handle residences and staff with ease and calm demeanor

• Active and fit (e.g., swimming, snow ski, etc.)

• Non-Smoker 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree is required 

• Experienced working with at least two children in nanny position 

• 2-5+ years of full-time consistent and recent domestic experience working as a nanny/house manager/family assistant 

• 2-3+ references from domestic positions

• Seeking longevity/long term commitment (e.g., at least 2-5+ years)

• Live a close proximity to family’s residence in Pacific Heights 

• Ability to complete extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, drug tests and psychological evaluation 

• Driver’s license and clean driving record 

• CPR Certification

• Trustline Certification (Required by state of California) 

COMPENSATION:

• $100K+ gross annual salary (based on experience and qualifications) 

• $400-500 gross per month health insurance stipend 

• $150 gross per overnight (working overnights at residences and while traveling with family) 

• Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation 

• Seven government holidays paid 

• Three sick days paid 

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required)

 

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you meet all of the requirements. Submit through our website at www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Position: Full-Time Nanny/House Manager: $100K+ and Benefits

Location: Pacific Heights • San Francisco, CA

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