Experienced Personal Assistants Wanted

New York, NY 10017

Job Details


GYST is a modern assistant service providing experienced, skilled and savvy personal and executive assistants to HNW and UHNW individuals, families and entrepreneurs in NYC. We set our clients free to focus on what matters most. GYST offers accomplished assistants the unique opportunity to be part of a new model which allows assistants to work with a handful of influential, inspirational and prominent clients on an ongoing basis to make up a flexible, 20+ hour work week (minimum). You will be joining a team of peers and enjoy access to shared resources, leadership support and opportunities for advancement in our growing organization.  If you consistently and joyfully provide service worth bragging about, we can’t wait to meet you.

Learn more about working with GYST:

Responsibilities of GYST Assistants:

  • Build strong, trusting relationships with GYST clients by providing proactive, anticipatory and consistently excellent assistant support on an ongoing basis

  • Manage a wide range of responsibilities in the assistant role, including standard personal and executive assistant responsibilities, property management, event management, move and renovation support and home organization

  • Maintain open, clear and timely communication with GYST Leadership, Assistant Team and Clients

  • To be an active participant in and positive addition to the GYST community, contributing to group conversations, lending support to peers and participating in team events

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience assisting a celebrity, high profile individual or family, C-level executive or comparable  

  • 1 year experience assisting from a private residence

  • Passion for providing service worth bragging about

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving capacity

  • Detail oriented and thorough

  • Energetic, positive and proactive

  • Resourceful, efficient and highly organized

  • Confident, polished and professional

  • Excellent working knowledge of NYC

  • Technology savvy

  • Sense of urgency that doesn’t eclipse thoughtfulness

  • Flexible schedule and mindset

  • Empathetic and kind

  • Strong familiarity with luxury lifestyle

Additionally useful experience and skills include:

  • Comfortable with Quickbooks, advanced spreadsheets and simple financial statements and budgets

  • Adobe CS skills

  • Property management and renovation experience

  • Driving, and comfortable driving in Manhattan

  • Hamptons experience


January 9, 2019 –




$25 p/hr