We are Sittercity, a high growth, fast-paced and dynamic web company founded in 2001. With over 2 million members nationwide, Sittercity connects families with pre-screened caregivers by providing detailed profiles with photos, parent reviews, background checks, up-to-date availability, references and caregiving experience. In fact, every 30 seconds Sittercity connects a family with the local caregiver that meets their unique needs.
Our Executive Assistant provides administrative support for the executive department and human resources and also serves as the office administrator for the company. Assists Human Resources Manager with a wide variety of office duties including onboarding and new hire orientation. Serves as the first impression for Sittercity in person and on the phone. Welcomes and greets all visitors.
Minimum of one year of work experience in an office environment or equivalent internships. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion with minimal supervision. Excellent written, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Proficient in Outlook, MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint are required. Strong ability to be diplomatic and possess a positive attitude. College degree preferred.
Sittercity operates in a casual and fun environment in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. Perks include weekly on-site fitness classes, unlimited healthy snacks, weekly team lunches and quarterly outings. In addition, we offer a very competitive benefits package include Health, Dental, Short/Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) and three weeks of paid time off to start.
Sittercity is a Recipient of the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award from the Alliance for Work-Life Progress.
Sittercity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law. Sittercity participants in E-Verify and background checks all employees.