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Greatest Job Posting EVER: Puff Daddy needs an assistant

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Piotr Rasputin, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    From a friend in the PR business, this is real. This is not a drill. This is an actual posting. I deleted the contact information at the bottom.

    Anyone else watch that cable show about spoiled people getting assistants? High Maintenance 90210?


    Prominent busy Chairman of an entertainment giant is seeking a top-notch
    experienced polished Personal Assistant to coordinate the Chairman's
    business, social and personal affairs. This role involves handling business
    and personal tasks at the Chairman's office and multiple homes (NY, FL &
    GA). Serve as a personal liaison between the Chairman and his family. It is
    imperative that the Assistant has the sophistication to communicate
    effectively with people at all levels of management and handle highly
    confidential matters. Due to the Chairman's extremely busy schedule, the
    Assistant needs to be accessible on weekends and evenings to handle ongoing

    Job Summary:
    · Ensure that all personal aspects of Chairman's life are covered, including
    tight scheduling (keep him on time); anticipate his needs in order to ensure
    that all the information he requires is always at hand. Interact with
    industry executives and talent; manage/maintain personal calendar. Secure
    personal supplies. Responsible for Chairman's personal expenses. Manage
    expenditures & petty cash. Handle personal projects. Prepare correspondence,
    when required, consistent with general direction from Chairman and Chief of

    · Respond expeditiously to diverse assignments and take responsibility for
    projects from beginning to end. Consistently operate with a sense of urgency
    while not losing sight of the details!

    · This is a TRUE on-call 24/7 position.

    · Will travel nationally and internationally; coordinate with Wardrobe
    Manager to pack clothing selection for business and personal trips.
    · No task is too small. Candidate must have "whatever it takes" attitude.

    Qualifications/ Requirements:
    · Ideal candidate will have a minimum of (3) years experience with a
    well-known businessman and/or senior level executive (CEO, Chairman).

    · TYPE A Personality

    · Commitment to excellence. Unwavering loyalty. Team player; consistently
    sharing and communicating information.

    · Reliable, trustworthy, flexible- CONFIDENTIALITY A MUST. Always operate
    with discretion.

    · Outstanding computer skills are required including but not limited to
    proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Blackberry, IPOD and the

    · Able to maintain composure in an extremely fast paced,
    entrepreneurial/ creative fluid environment.

    · Exceptional interpersonal skills; must be charismatic and have ability to
    communicate respectfully with all walks of life.

    · Possess impeccable attention to detail; outstanding time management
    skills; work quickly and efficiently.

    · Able to work under tight deadlines; remain aware of shifting priorities;
    anticipate last "second" changes. Always have a plan B in place.

    · Self-managed; skilled at managing a high volume of work and deciphering
    what's immediate from what can wait.

    · Manage tasks and projects to successful outcomes; communicate and
    · Must be highly-connected in NY (knowledge of the top restaurants,
    nightclubs, and best chefs) and if uncertain MUST have the resources in
    place to find out.

    · Must be able to travel internationally. Must possess a valid driver's
    license. Bilingual preferred but not necessary.
  2. Mighty_Wingman

    Mighty_Wingman Active Member

    This is just the first of many, many questions this ad brings up for me:

    Why in the world did you delete the contact information?
  3. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I thought he was "Diddy" now. Did he change it back?
  4. Lollygaggers

    Lollygaggers Member

    So when they say "liaison" to his family, what does that mean? Keep all the aunts, uncles and cousins from asking for money? getting birthday cards for his kids? Glad I'm not part of Puff Daddy's real family.
  5. CapeCodder

    CapeCodder Member

    It's listed in the NY Times job site...

  6. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    why the hell delete the contact information?
    Thanks CC, I'm applying!
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  8. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Whoops. But it must be said: this is still a job, and belongs on the jobs board.

    Mods, please merge the threads. Thanks.
  9. FishHack76

    FishHack76 Active Member

    Any word on whether you would have to go get cheesecake at an ungodly hour?
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  11. Money007

    Money007 Guest

    Is this the same job as the guy in the suit that carries the umbrella? Would we have to bring our own umbrella? What happened to the old umbrella guy?
  12. CapeCodder

    CapeCodder Member

    I think it's a different guy. The umbrella guy is Fonzworth Bentley. His web page is here...


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