Blaine and Associates

Blaine and Associates

Thursday, November 18, 2010

New Job Listing!


International hospitality firm seeking experienced customer service-oriented receptionist for heavy client interaction. Must be courteous and professional, and able to communicate in a friendly manner with clients and coworkers alike. Experience with one of the major airlines reservations systems and/or Amadeus preferred. Excellent benefits and room for growth.

Thursday, November 4, 2010



International business development, commercial real estate and sports franchise ownership firm seeks experienced assistant for President and CEO. Minimum 10+ years experience as an executive assistant in a corporate setting - a "career assistant." Must have a wide range of administrative support skills for special projects, client liaison, and personal and professional assignments. Organized, detailed, able to follow up without being prompted, poised and professional at all times. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and excellent proofreading/editing skills.


Renowned interior design/architecture firm in Culver City seeks bright, personable front desk person. Must have excellent customer service skills and a working knowledge of front desk etiquette for phones, messages, meet and greet, and client services. Word, Excel a must. Wonderful company in a gorgeous location!

Monday, September 13, 2010

New Job Listings!!!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to Advertising Executive - $45K

Hip, tech savvy assistant needed for Ad Exec. You must have great phone skills, use independent judgement, work well as a group or on your own, like cutting edge "net" activity and really have an organized, creative mindset. 4-year college degree preferred and some advertising background. MSW, Excel and PowerPoint on Mac.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT to a celebrity (Northern California) - $85K-$100K

If you want a change of pace from LA or wish to live among the "grapes" this is a great opportunity. You will be working for a celebrity with a "larger-than-life" life. He is on the road 24/7, LA, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Denver, Dallas and everything in between. You must have worked as a PA for a celebrity and your speciality must be booking travel, arranging hotels, drivers, security, scheduling appointments, working with business managers, PR, publicists, editors, producers, directors, etc. Must have great references, great skills, 10+ years experience in similar role.

ASSISTANT to Property Manager (Malibu) - $40K

Location, location, location! You must have an easy commute to land this seaside opportunity in Malibu. We prefer someone with property management experience, great phone skills, MSW and Excel, great personality to deal with tenants and vendors. Excellent opportunity to learn all about property management - lots of room for growth.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Fantastic New Job Listings!


West LA financial institution seeking high-level executive compliance officer for international headquarters. Responsible for reducing risks, improving efficiency and providing support to firm's multi-asset strategies and solutions team. Candidates must have advanced degrees or an equivalent six plus years compliance experience in the investment advisory arena. Must have strong understanding of equity securities, mutual funds, fixed income securities and complex derivatives, experience preparing documentation and responding to internal/external compliance questions.


Immediate opening with award winning Studio City post-production company. This entry level position has room for advancement into production. Switchboard, organization of conference room and kitchen, errands, party planning, meet and greet and correspondence with vendors. Must be articulate and outgoing with a professional demeanor and firm common sense.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

New Jobs!


Business management firm with A-list entertainment industry clientele seeking entry level adminstrative support. Are you right out of school with a college degree looking for a foot in the door? This could be the perfect job for you. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the willingness to do everything from phones to filing.


Vice President of international hospitality firm needs true assistant. Position requires major collaboration with both the marketing and public relations departments as well as coordinating with four- and five-star restaurants throughout the world. Hospitality experience a plus. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.


International hospitality firm seeks analyst to work closely with management team in overall support of Operations. Duties include contracts and invoices, financial statements, budgets, cost analysis, financial forecasts.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

L.A. Job Market Looking Up?

According to the Los Angeles Business Journal, there's a light at the end of this long, dark economic tunnel.

L.A.’s economy has started to recover from the recession and the rebound should pick up steam for the rest of this year and into next year, according to a forecast by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp.
Apparently, the entertainment industry has spurred this recovery, showing much bigger gains than had been previously forecast. Job losses have slowed, down to 1% so far in 2010 as opposed to 6% in 2009, and there are strong indicators of job creation on the immediate horizon.

What does this mean for you?

With strong gains expecting in both the entertainment, trade, tourism and business services sectors, fluidity in the job market should spread throughout Southern California in the next 6-12 months. That means, whatever your sector, you'll see a significant number of new jobs popping up all over the area.

Things are finally looking up!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lots of New Job Listings!


One of the fastest growing marketing agencies in the country seeks experienced assistant. This is a real right hand position, assisting both partner/owners with their dealings with clients, vendors, partner companies and internal staff. Keen social skills, excellent judgment, strong attention to detail and a pro-active work style will land you this position. Minimum 3 years related experience. Mac proficient. This is an exciting, fast-paced company with an A-list clientele!


Front desk person needed for fast-paced West Los Angeles advertising firm. Phones, meet and greet and general front desk duties. You would be first impression for this company so an excellent attitude is a must! Amazing opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this exciting company!


Premiere wealth management firm in Century City looking for a "career receptionist." If you have administrative skills and also love to meet and greet clients and guests, this could be a perfect fit. Minimum one year receptionist and/or administrative experience in corporate or professional office. Friendly, outgoing demeanor with excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. MSWord, Excel and Outlook.


Temporary personnel needed for variety of administrative (reception, administrative assistant, executive assistant, general office, data entry) and special event (convention registration, red carpet attendants, event ushers). Must have U.S. work status.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

New Job Listings!!


Traditional administrative position assisting busy real estate executive Downtown. Correspondence, heavy travel arrangements between New York and Los Angeles, reports, and managing inner office workings. Polished, professional applicants with a great attitude - this is the position for you! Excellent references and MS Office skills a must.


Five Star hospitality firm has immediate temp-to-perm opening assisting the VP of Marketing. Mix of traditional administrative duties including travel arrangements, scheduling, correspondence, agendas and filing; as well as marketing-specific functions. College degree with a major in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or English preferred plus 2+ years in a marketing services role. Amazing benefits for this upwardly mobile position!


Strategic Partners Division of major international real estate firm seeks competent, experienced assistant for heavy investor mailings, phones, financial statements and prospectus presentations. MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook a must. College degree preferred.


Post-production house needs assistant who doesn't need to be told something more than once. Must have creative side as well as a business side for brainstorming, new ideas, etc. College degree preferred plus a background in entertainment, advertising or similar creative field. This is a tough interview, but the kind of company you want to get your foot in the door.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Personal Assistant

Television personality and author seeks experienced personal assistant. Must have at least 3 years experience handling a high-powered celebrity. Heavy travel arrangements, security coordination, calendaring, dossiers, correspondence, public appearances. Must be able to juggle many projects at once and be willing to travel several weeks out of the year. Northern California location - willing to pay for relocation. Only the best need apply! $60K+ DOE

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Two New Listings!


High-profile commercial real estate firm in need of true career receptionist for phones, meet and greet, scheduling lunches, maintaining conference rooms, etc. There is room for advancement, but the mentality must be "long-timer." Excellent perks and gorgeous Santa Monica location.


If you have 4+ years collections experience and a proven track record of proven success in reducing DSO this could be the perfect job for you! Responsibilities include overall accountability of all aspects of collections as well as evaluating process and procedure for the legal department. College degree preferred. Background in the legal support field a plus.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

New Job Listings!


Business Development partner at exclusive West LA private equity firm in need of assistant with minimum 2-3 years experience working for "C Suite" office. Partner is traveling most of the time so his assistant must be comfortable interacting with clients and contacts on his behalf. Excellent written skills required for heavy correspondence as well as the ability to follow-through with all tasks. Nothing can fall through the cracks! Four year degree required and pristine references.


Friendly, polite and customer service oriented candidate for Century City building management office. Primary tasks: answer phones, greet visitors and validate parking tickets. Additional assistance with clerical assignments in other departments as needed. MS Word, Excel, Outlook. Some college preferred.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Accounting Position!


Small entertainment business management firm looking for bookkeeper with 3-5 years experience. Strictly in-house accounting - no tax work. Someone with a music industry background a plus. Great office with A-List client roster and a friendly work environment. QuickBooks and Excel proficient. Excellent benefits.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

New Jobs!!!!


Century City financial institution expanding. In need of experienced team assistants with financial service industry background. Must be able to execute well under pressure, adapt to a variety of personalities and meet continuous deadlines. MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 4 year degree a plus.


San Francisco finance company (located in the Financial District) seeks two PCAs with heavy experience for client servicing, analyzing portfolios and asset allocation, and account administration. Must have a 4 year college degree and minimum 2 years experience in the financial industry supporting multiple executives. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Upwardly mobile position - a great opportunity for exposure to all aspects of wealth management!


West LA firm in need of energetic, multi-tasking administrative assistant. Must have at least 2 years solid experience supporting executive-level personnel. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Excellent bonus structure and overtime available.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Job Listings!!


Santa Monica investment firm seeking hands-on, customer service oriented analyst who would thrive in a casual yet high-energy work environment. Minimum 2 years experience in a support role plus a 4 year degree in IT or related field. Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to handle heavy requests for assistance.


Are you a proven executive assistant with a c-suite or executive office history? High-profile financial firm seeking ideal candidate to support a Managing Partner and VP. 4 year degree required as well as highly proficient MS Office skills. Financial background a plus!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

International Controller


We are looking for a Controller with international financial experience. The ideal candidate will have worked in a USA satellite office of an overseas firm (Australia or New Zealand preferred). You will be responsible for providing all financial reporting and complete annual operation plans, budgets and budget management, taxes (foreign tax experience required), compliance, benefits, management and training. This position requires approval of monthly budgets, handling bank accounts, payroll, credit cards, cash flow and collections. Experience with foreign government a plus.

You should have a proven record as a leader and manager. You will oversee all personnel in this location. You will report to a local Vice President and a foreign board of executives. You will handle benefits, including annual review and renewal of benefits, vendor negotiations, contract and facilities management, oversee IT, equipment, telecommunications, security, and inventory control.

A background of 7 - 10 years as a "Controller or CFO" of an International company. MS Office and Oracle, 4-year degree in Finance or Accounting, 5+ years management experience, solid references (thorough background check will be done) and strong work history.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New Job Listings!

It's a sign of an improving economy! We definitely have more new jobs coming in these days.

Do you have a strong administrative background in the finance field? If so this could be the perfect position for you. Excellent benefits and room for growth within the company. 4-year college degree preferred, plus relevant internship. MS Office a must.

Westside real estate firm seeks career receptionist with great client service and customer service skills for busy office. Must be able to interact with tenants and vendors alike with aplomb. MS Office for special projects a plus. Beautiful office space with full benefits and a friendly staff!

Looking to cut your commute time out of the Valley? San Fernando entertainment company needs a smart, high-energy front desk person with enthusiasm, a great voice and who loves dealing with people. Busy phones and lobby, maintaining the conference room and kitchen. Attention to detail and a sunny disposition will get you this job!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Managing Director for massive West Los Angeles business management firm in need of administrative support. Must have 1+ years similar experience. Duties include phones, filing, faxing, copying, messenger services, correspondence, presentations, heavy calendaring and travel arrangements. You will be the right hand to the lead First Assistant and work closely with the executive on business as well as personal matters. An excellent entry-level opportunity!

Small Century City office seeking assistant/office manager with 5-10 years similar experience as an executive assistant with a supervisory role to support two partners with a non-stop work schedule. Research projects, PowerPoint presentations, correspondence, calendaring, client and vendor relations and a variety of administrative tasks. Stable work history a must, plus four-year degree. MS Office. Outstanding benefits.

Do you have Cision software on your resume? Then this entry-level PR position might be for you! English, Journalism or Communications degree preferred, PR internship a plus. AP Style proofreading skills and a creative, team-oriented mindset will land you this position.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Junior Collector

Fast-growing downtown legal services company seeks collections candidate. 2-3 years experience minimum. Excellent opportunity for growth plus great starting salary and benefits package. $40K-$50K DOE.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Job Listings!

Century City law firm seeks office manager and assistant with 5+ years law office management experience. Will assist firm partner with personal and professional work, including travel arrangements, press, marketing and day-to-day management of the firm. Coordinate vendors, order office supplies, maintain and administer benefits and oversee a staff of five. Abacus software a must. Bilingual Spanish a plus.

International wealth management firm seeking experienced administrative support. Must be motivated, team-oriented and committed to providing a superior level of service to internal and external clients within a team environment. Minimum 1 year administrative or executive support in a corporate office. MS Office. Financial services experience a plus.

Downtown consulting firm in need of experienced IT help desk for internal and external support. PC support/troubleshooting for Windows XP and 7, Outlook 2007, Office 2007. Windows server 2000, 2003, 2007. Exchange 2007.

Major production company in need of experienced film PA to take project through rollout. Must have similiar experience. Looking to hire ASAP.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Executive Assistant


Experienced assistant needed for busy, meticulous desk with West Los Angeles investment firm. Must be detail-oriented and able to work unsupervised. Heavy calendaring, travel arrangements, and personal and business errands. Must have an excellent memory and be able to thrive in a no-nonsense environment. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Great benefits and bonus.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Job Listings!

In-house legal department seeks experienced paralegal to perform wide range of corporate housekeeping/secretarial functions. Assist closing M&A transactions, maintenance of corporate books and records, federal, state and local filings. 3-5 years relevant experience. Proficient in Secretariat or similar database preferred.

Must live close to Malibu to be considered for this position. This is an excellent position for a recent college grad or someone out of high school with 1 -2 years experience in a professional office environment. You will answer phones, direct calls, greet guests, type memos, correspondence, sort and distribute mail, order office supplies, coordinate conference room reservations and a variety of clerical duties as well. Word, Excel and Outlook.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Personal Executive Assistant

Hot new job as personal executive assistant for celebrity/personality in the San Francisco Bay Area. Must be willing to travel several weeks out of the year, manage busy calendar, heavy travel arrangements, deal with agents, managers, business partners and fans. Five + years similar experience. Salary open depending on experience.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Personal Assistant

Poised professional with 5+ years experience needed to support private party and C-Level management executive. MSWord, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, heavy calendaring, excellent communication skills. Ideal candidate has the ability to multi-task, work to deadline and change horses mid-stream. Client is A-List with significant estate holdings in Holmby Hills and Century City.

Monday, March 1, 2010

New Job Listing!

Westside advertising firm seeks experienced secretary/administrative assistant for busy desk. Ideal candidate is warm, outgoing and confident with the ability to multi-task and work to deadline for A-List corporate clientele. College degree a plus but not required if your background speaks for itself. MS Office and immaculate typing.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Fullfillment Secretary


Two partners for brand new South Bay company seeking secretary with some manufacturing fulfillment background. Opportunity to get in on the ground floor! Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-taske.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Director of Operations

A global logistics company in the south bay seeks experienced office supervisor/Director of Operations to coordinate office services such as purchasing, payroll, new hires, A/P, A/R, records control and other administrative duties. Kronos Automated Payroll System a must. $50K-$60K.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

More New Jobs!

Can you tell its a brand new year? We can - lots of new job listings!

International luxury hospitality firm seeking experiences and professional customer service and sales agents. Interviews happening now for a February start date. Some college preferred though not a must. Minimum 12 months experience in a travel-related industry.

In-house legal department seeks experienced paralegal to perform wide range of corporate housekeeping/secretarial functions. Assist closing M&A transactions, maintenance of corporate books and records, federal, state and local filings. 3-5 years relevant experience. Proficient in Secretariat or similar database preferred.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Business Analyst

Excel Guru needed for international, globally recognized consulting firm. You will review, research and identify documents, software and financial entries for inconsistencies and glitches. Analysis techniques and tools to best clarify and organize information into various data bases. Must have great analytical/problem solving and research skills. Must also have a basic understanding of financial terms.

Long term - 7 months to 1 year. Possible full-time position.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Studio City Job Opening!


The kind of entry-level position in the entertainment industry you've been looking for! A post-production/marketing firm is growing so fast they can barely keep up. Seeking office assistant with some production and layout background for mix of reception, administrative and artistic duties. Must be Mac proficient plus 1-2 years experience. Lots of room for growth!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Monday Morning Job Listings!

These are both biggies, folks!

Dynamic, rapidly growing Downtown firm requires a project manager with heavy technical skills, including server sizing, OS planning, Intranet setup and scalability, database modelling. You must be a self-starter with the ability to work to deadline. Telecommuting opportunities. Minimum 5 year project management experience a must. PMP and/or Microsoft certification.

Three positions available - two in Century City and one in San Diego - with major, international wealth management firm. Ideal candidate has Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a highly competitive university and 2-5 years experience either concurrent or post-college working in the financial services industry. Associate will work closely with 3-4 financial advisors on behalf of high net worth private clients to provide proprietary financial services and solutions that best meet and solve their long term investment goals. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

More New Jobs!

Can you tell it's a new year? We certainly can!

Major Beverly Hills financial firm looking for a real "C" Suite executive assistant to support firm #2 plus two other managers. Heavy travel arrangements, phones, typing, filing, crazy calendaring. Must have perfect attention to detail, and a sophistication that comes from solid work history in a similar environment. Investment background a plus.

Solid H.R. Generalist needed for business management firm in the San Fernando Valley to handle recruiting, reviews, payroll, training, benefits administration and office management. Business management or accounting background preferred. Amazing benefits package!