New York City Couple Offers $150,000 For Live-In Help


We’ve all been there: wondering what it must be like to live like a one-percenter. Or live like any of the glamorously wealthy people in say, “Gossip Girl.”

Well now you can—kind of.

An uber-wealthy New York City family is currently on the hunt for a live-in “domestic couple” to oversee aspects of their daily lives.

This includes things like cooking, cleaning, laundry, childcare and construction at their second home. Basically, it’d be your job to make their lives easier.


You’d be staying in a 30,000-square-foot townhouse in Manhattan. In other words, living large in one of the most expensive cities in the country.

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Moreover, you get perks that include private living quarters, an allowance for food and expenses, and medical, dental and vision insurance.

The salary is nothing to sneeze at either: They’re offering between $100,000 to $150,000 in total for both people.


This “prominent Upper East Side couple” needs the live-in help to act as “gatekeepers to the principles ensuring all aspects of the home are adequately operating at all times,” the job posting says.

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In addition, candidates must be knowledgeable of “formal service and meal preparation upon request for luncheons, dinner parties, etc. including table set-up, floral arrangements, bartending, wine pouring and pairing and guest greeting & socialization… [and] Any and all other duties or requests related to the needs of the principals and household.”

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So, this isn’t just a job, but rather a 24/7 lifestyle (though the job listing says you’ll only actually work five days a week).


This listing was brought to the attention of Business Insider by David Youdovin, the founder and CEO of Hire Society, an expert recruiting firm that assists the wealthy in New York City, the Hamptons and Palm Beach find permanent staffers for their homes, offices, luxury brands and more.

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Curious about the rest of the job description, or want to apply yourself? You can read the full listing on Hire Society.

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