Help Wanted: Local Jobs In & Around New Canaan

Written & Compiled by Leslie Yager

For those seeking work in the area - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - check out the list of local job openings below.

Part Time Program Assistant, Benchmark Senior Living, Trumbull. Source: Indeed.com "Advocacy: Recognizes and can assist in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other).
Recognizes and reports to Harbor Program Director or Nurse residents change of condition, including needing more time to deliver care due to the aging process. Analysis / Reporting: Reports resident and family concerns and issues in a timely manner...."

COO, CMO, Hard worker and Visionary, Solo Consulting Firm, Ridgefield. Source: Indeed.com "I'm looking for a PARTNER to help take my consulting and online products business to the next level. I simply have too much work to do. My partner needs to be PROCESS oriented and DETAIL oriented, because I'm not. The person in this position doesn't have to do all the work - you can hire others to do work if that's more efficient, but you're responsible for it getting done with quality."

Recreation Coordinator, EdgeHill Lifecare Community. Stamford/Greenwich border. Source: CareerBuilder.com. " Edgehill Lifecare Community is an upscale continuing care retirement community located in Stamford, CT on the border of Greenwich. We are currently seeking a hospitality-focused, well-organized individual with exceptional leadership skills to develop, implement, and facilitate comprehensive activities and recreation programs for our active, independent senior population.

Sales Associate, commissioned, Jos. A Bank, 70 Main St., New Canaan. Source: Indeed.com "our Sales Associate’s primary responsibility is to lead their customers through the sales process of selecting, coordinating and purchasing traditional business and casual clothing and accessory options designed for the upscale professional man. Jos. A. Bank is sales driven, upscale men’s retail clothing company; and our associates are energetic, outgoing and enjoy working in a fast paced environment."
Jr. Designer, J. Papers, Greenwich. Source: Patch Boards, Sept. 4th "J.Papers&Co. is looking for some design help during the holiday season! Do you have a design background -- and knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. Responsibilities: Work closely with the owners in the design studio or our retail shop. Assist in setting up files for invitations/escort cards/holiday cards/addressing. Assist in supervising and coordinating small print jobs & keeping them on schedule. Assist in gathering information for job estimates. Assist in assembling custom invitations and Holiday cards/stationery orders.

Portfolio Administrator/Accounting Assistant, Argus Investors’ Counsel, an asset management firm) Stamford. Source: Patch Reader. Temporary-to-permanent role. The uniquely defining characteristic of this job is the opportunity to gain exposure to all aspects of the business including accounting, marketing, sales, operations, and compliance roles.

Key Responsibilities: Portfolio Administration: Daily reconciliation of client investment portfolios, securities pricing and trade settlement, and corporate actions in a portfolio management system. Assist in maintaining accurate data files used for reporting. Assist in consultant/client reporting. Ad-hoc reporting and special projects. Ability to apply a solid understanding of investment transactions. Accounting Assistant: Assist Comptroller with entering receivables and payables into Great Plains software. Entering checks into the banking software, filing, scanning and assisting in year-end audits. Proofing invoices and other client correspondence. Marketing Assistant:  Assist Director of Marketing with client reporting requirements. Updating and maintaining of marketing materials and other projects as needed.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for the production of reports for use internally and externally to clients. Possible opportunity for advancement into portfolio accounting or client service/marketing.

The successful candidate MUST be detail-oriented. Recent college graduate with the desire to begin a career in the financial services industry. Technologically adept with proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

High energy, flexible, resourceful, strong personal initiative, and reliable with the ability to thrive in a small, entrepreneurial environment. High customer service mentality; strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships with all levels of staff, clients, vendors, etc. Ability to multi-task and handle high volume of work. Desired Start Date: September, 2013 Email: hr@argusinvest.com

Brand Ambassador Stamford Town Center Part-Time, Stamford. $14/Hr Source: CareerBuilder.com "Your Dream job is here. Get paid to play interactive games up to $15 hourly plus incentives based on experience."

Valet Attendants, Valet Park of America Seeking, NorwalkSource: helpwanted.com. Job Code 142

"Looking for full time work (with benefits) or part time work in addition to another job or school? Are you customer service friendly? Do you like the outdoors? If so then Valet Park of America is looking for you to work become part of our growing team."  Pay: $8.25 + $1/hr attendance bonus, plus tips, which average between $3-$4/hr. Potential to earn $10-$13 and more to start.

Hours: Our exact schedule is still to be determined, but most of our shifts will be First shift, with hours ranging from 7am-5pm. We also will have 2nd and 3rd shifts, and weekend shifts, but most shifts are weekday mornings.

Trainer, Merritt Staffing. Danbury. Source: CareerBuilder.com "Established global company has a newly formed Business Development team working on a systems integration project. This is a proprietary software system.  Looking for a professional to train clients on the program - to teach adults and help develop a curriculum - someone with a training background - follow up with clients to make sure the program is being used correctly - follow up on the technically integration - IT a plus, training background most important."

National Accounts Sales Analyst, Melissa & Doug - Wilton. Source: Indeed.com "Melissa & Doug, LLC is an award-winning company located in our beautiful headquarters on Route 7 in south Wilton. We have experienced profitable growth for the past 24 years. A leading designer, manufacturer, and seller of children's toys, our mission is to provide educational, heirloom-quality products. If you are…

  • Enthused by the thought of joining a rapidly growing company
  • Bright, with an affinity for numbers
  • At your best in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Brilliant in your analytical approach
  • An Excel wiz
…this job could be the perfect fit."

You can also search for jobs from these Fairfield County Patch towns using the links below: 
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