OVERVIEW
Houston Girl Friday is seeking a Personal Assistant to join our expanding team. The company has three main operations:

  • Directly [“in-house”] providing support solutions to small businesses and individuals (BPO)
  • Project management for small businesses and individuals, often temporary or task-driven (Subcontracting)
  • Recruitment, training and staffing on behalf of small businesses and individuals (RPO)

Our target market is the estimated 30% of the 27 million small businesses in the United States that outsource administrative, creative and technical tasks to a contingent workforce.

This is an ongoing, internal support role. The position is hybrid: 20% working remotely from your own home or mobile office (“virtual”), and 80% in the field (organization tasks, running errands, courier, etc.). A flexible schedule is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Home & home office organization projects
  • Errand running, pick-up/drop-off, post office, etc.
  • Extensive fact-finding and research projects
  • Document digitizing & e-filing (Scanning, Dropbox)
  • Other virtual and non-virtual assignments, as needed

SKILLS

  • Naturally meticulous and results-oriented.  (Are you referred to as ‘OCD’?)
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Exemplary organizational and communication (verbal, written, observation) skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is paramount.
  • Innately proactive, resourceful and the ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • An above-average analytical scope; you can derive 5 even when you’ve only been given 2 and 2.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Verifiable 2+ years minimum in a personal support role.
  • Associate’s degree or higher, or current enrollment at a local university.
  • Given the virtual aspect of the position, you must have your own PC laptop – equipped with Windows 7 or 8, and Microsoft Office 2010 or later. #BYOD
  • Must reside within 20 miles of downtown Houston, with a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Clear background check.
  • Polished, professional appearance at all times.

HOURS & PAY

  • This is a contingent work position. Room to grow for the right team member.
  • Schedule varies and is based upon company and Client demand.
  • Pay rate to be determined based upon project and/or time commitments.
  • Access to the company’s Lynda.com subscription [~2000 web training courses] will be provided to you after a successful new hire trial period.
  • Candidates must be open to working evenings, weekends and even holidays, if needed.

ABOUT

Established in 2010, Virtual Executive Personal Assistants of America, Inc. (VEPAA®) doing business as the Girl Friday brand of companies offer a vast array of both virtual and onsite support services to small business owners, solopreneurs and busy executives throughout the United States.  Learn more at www.vepaa.com.