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PT Personal Assistant in Santa Barbara Featured

  2022-10-17     Optima, Inc     Santa Barbara, CA     $23-32 hour     Hybrid Remote  

We are seeking a locally based, part-time personal assistant in the Santa Barbara area. This role will include a mixture of house management, project management, and a variety of personal and professional research projects. This role includes creating and maintaining databases to assist with home organization as well as managing and coordinating with vendors, contractors and/or caregivers locally in Santa Barbara, CA.

General Responsibilities

  1. Meal/food management
    1. Order groceries/set up regular grocery delivery
    2. Help plan/coordinate meals
    3. Help source, secure and coordinate with a local meal delivery service and/or a chef
  2. Selling/purchasing new furniture for upcoming design changes at home
  3. Coordinating purchases locally (food, gifts, travel items, etc.) and local/online returns
  4. Research and coordinate home organization purchases and holiday/event prep
  5. Research and plan for personal purchases
  6. Research projects related to business ventures in Santa Barbara
  7. Project management related to design and new construction project
  8. Creating and managing an inventory of furniture/art etc. in a database program called Sortly
  9. Possible coordination with dog walking/sitter, as needed (scheduling, managing food/supply purchases, appointments)


  • Available to work during the week; initial estimated time: 10-15 hours per week, will be flexible
  • Has a personal vehicle and is willing and able to drive within the SB area and run errands locally
  • Even disposition and a strong, collaborative, and inter-disciplinary approach to project management
  • Extremely organized, task oriented and high attention to detail with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects in dynamic environments, and take ownership in an enthusiastic way
  • A problem solver and creative thinker who is proactive, anticipates problems and outcomes and resolves conflicts/challenges in a respectful and thoughtful manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; an active listener and effective communicator
  • Supportive colleague with high emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
  • Grounded, compassionate and able to connect with people
  • Strong research skills and technologically savvy with an interest in current and new technology
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, particularly Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, in addition to strong internet research experience
  • Preferred candidates will have access to their own Windows 10 compliant laptop
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of related administrative or operational experience preferred

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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