+ What we do
My Dear Watson is a boutique wardrobe design firm based in Chicago. We work with clients in-person in Chicago & virtually all over the U.S. We offer complete custom wardrobe design & management for busy women who want to look and feel their best. We take the guesswork out of getting dressed so our client's energy is spent on family, fulfilling work, and fun!
+ about the founders
Maegan & Karl are a husband and wife team striving to create a unique and fulfilling lifestyle for both their family and team. Maegan is the wardrobe expert and Karl manages behind the scenes. They live near Chicago with their son & chocolate lab. Maegan loves yoga and Karl loves snowboarding. Their son is definitely the coolest kid you'll ever meet.
+ Our philosophy
Think outside of the box! There is no other company providing the level of service we offer to our clients. We don't tolerate the words "No" or "I can't"; anything is possible.
MAKE IT HAPPEN
Be a problem-solver. We move fast and we get things done.
We believe in creating the most incredible experience we can provide to our clients. Our standard is knock-your-socks-off-good. Quality clothing, clothing service, quality life, and quality people.
HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS
We are a team who can self-manage, work independently AND collaborate. No micro management, everyone has their job and gets it done. Be a part of what we are doing in whatever capacity is needed.
WE MEASURE OUTPUT (NOT TIME SPENT WORKING)
It’s not about working more hours, it’s about spending less time working, working efficiently and on the right things.
+ Why join our team?
FLEXIBILITY & FREEDOM #WORKFROMWHEREVER
OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH
Virtual Executive AssistanT
Do you have Amazing attention to detail and problem solving skills? Do you love serving others and get joy from taking something of off someone's plate? Do you have the ability to see where you are needed and offer assistance?
This position has high expectations. But if you’re the person we're looking for, you’re the type who gets motivated by high expectations.
BONUS: DO YOU HAVE A FASHION BACKGROUND? LOVE SHOPPING AND KNOW EVERY MAJOR FASHION BRAND INSIDE & OUT?
SO what will you be doing?
Position Snapshot: You will not have set working hours but you will be expected to REpond To Emails within 3 hours during regular Central standard business hours. You will get emails containing singular tasks such as placing an order for a pair of pants, reaching out to a client to reschedule OR finding a good tailor for a client. You may receive Several tasks at once and it is your Responsibility to effectively prioritize.
MANAGING MAEGAN'S SCHEDULE
Setting appointments/Coordinating calendars
Ordering lunch, sending flowers, and other personal tasks
THIS POSITION IS FOR YOU IF:
You learn computer related tasks fast and are efficient online
THIS IS A VIRTUAL PART-TIME REMOTE POSITION. THAT'S RIGHT... YOU CAN DO IT FROM ANYWHERE. (HOURS WILL VARY BASED ON TIME OF YEAR).
You are passionate about doing every task assigned to you to the best of your ability
YOU WORK WELL WITH A TEAM OF FAST MOVING PEOPLE
YOU TAKE RESPONSIBILITY AND ARE HIGHLY ORGANIZED AND EFFECTIVE
YOU BELIEVE IN THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE. NOT JUST GETTING SOMETHING DONE, BUT RISING TO THE OCCASION AND FIGURING OUT HOW MAKE SOMETHING GREAT
YOU HAVE AN EYE FOR DETAILS AND CAN CATCH THE TINY DETAILS
YOU CAN HANDLE MULTIPLE PROJECTS AT ONCE
YOU CAN DEAL WITH PRESSURE AND HIGH EXPECTATIONS
YOU’RE GOOD AT FINDING THE PROBLEM AND COMING UP AND IMPLEMENTING A SOLUTION
YOU’RE ABLE TO TAKE CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM TO BETTER YOURSELF AND YOUR “PRODUCT”
You're thoughtful, kind and mindful
You Appreciate & welcome constructive feedback
Why SHould You be interested in this job?
You'll Work with an awesome virtual team
You'll have THE FLEXIBILITY & FREEDOM TO WORK FROM WHEREVER
You'll WORK with a business THAT is HELPING PEOPLE improve their lives