Wednesday, October 12, 2016




This person will work intimately with the Creative Director (Sarah Ryhanen) helping to build the next 10 years of Saipua including expanded leadership in the floral industry, further growth at the Saipua farm at Worlds End, a textile program which aims to teach people about sheep/wool production and develop naturally dyed Icelandic yarn and rugs, completion of a book project and more.

This person will handle communications for the director, help implement marketing strategy and oversee the busy Saipua calendar. They will be expected to digest a myriad of ideas and information and then organize and implement those ideas.

The assistant will also be responsible for some light bookkeeping (knowledge of quickbooks preferred but not necessary) and will be asked to perform a smattering of personal assistant type tasks such as booking travel, running errands, managing personal appointments, etc. This person can manage a smattering of varied tasks, can remain organized in the most chaotic of environments, and is able to prioritize better than most.

Interest in flowers, beautiful objects, farming, hard work, coffee, cooking, and peanut butter toast are musts.


Impeccably organized 
- Able to maintain an organized diary of details on a varying list of projects and clients.
- Excellent note taking skills
- The mind of an elephant; does not forget anything.
- Impeccable attention to detail. Does not misspell; excellent with numbers.

Superior communication skills 
- Concise, clear, concientious communication. Must operate with candor and directness. 
- High level of editorial abilities for drafting correspondence and communicating directly with clients.

This person is enthusiastic, shows initiative, is more responsible than most and able to admit their mistakes and own their position within a high functioning team. 

Proficient in: 
Adobe Creative Suite
Google docs and Google calendar
General computer troubleshooting skills

40K, full health benefits.
Room for growth within the company.
One year commitment required.
Excellent driving record.

Interested applicants will send their CV and a brief letter of intent to with the subject line PERSONAL ASSISTANT

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow you should be ashamed for offering such a miserly salary. Who can even live in NYC off $40k? Even $50k? $55k should be the very minimum, but if you want someone wonderful, $60k-$70k seems far more reasonable.