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Footballer Jermain Defoe posts bizarre job ad for 24/7 PA

JOB AD: Could Jermain Defoe be your next boss?

FANCY EARNING up to £60k a year working for a Premiere League footballer?

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has posted a bizarre and comprehnsive job advert for a "highly experienced" executive personal assistant to help build his "global brand".

But don't be fooled by the footballer's glamourous lifestyle - you'll have to get your hands dirty too.

The right candidate - who will need be at the beck and call of the England international 24 hours a day, seven days a week - will also have to stock his fridge, water his plants, manage his pets and organise family outings.

The role was posted on job search website secsinthecity.co.uk today (Aug 24).

Below, are some of the key responsibilities and errands from the job post:

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Diary management for Sandra and Jermain
- Data management and administration duties
- Dealing with incoming email, faxes and post
- Drafting emails on director/managers behalf
- Answering Calls and handling enquiries
- Create database of all business contacts
- Produce daily/Weekly briefs via email
- Writing minutes and taking dictations
- Prepare presentations
- Arrange travelling and accommodation for Jermain
- Working on certain projects and carrying out research
- Liaison with sponsors i.e. adidas etc.
- Briefing directors/managers before meetings and appearances
- Travelling with Jermain/Sandra on business meetings UK (international when required)
- Occasional travel alone for business meetings setting up business opportunities for Jermain
- Organising manager on a daily basis: lunch etc.
- Working alongside Chonte Marketing director on specific projects

ERRANDS
- Organise all Jermain’s personal needs i.e. drycleaners, gardeners, house refurbishments, Sourcing interior designers and everyday tasks etc.
- Regularly checking the home when Jermain is away, making sure all is in place for his return i.e. fridge is stocked and plants watered and house is clean
- Select and organise wardrobe with specific designers for special events/appearances i.e. Oswald boateng, Harrods, ZAP etc

PROPERTIES
Organising all the Defoe family’s households and needs
Organising Cleaners and food shopping when necessary
Overseeing Gardeners
Domestic Cleaners
Security

SOCIAL EVENTS
- Book all social events i.e.Theatre, Concerts, Cinema, Musicals
- Restaurant bookings and recommendations
- Spa Days
- Family outings

FAMILY
-Planning Yearly events including family birthdays and other celebrations
- Organising yearly family holidays and individual holidays
- Managing and organising individual family members (Sandra, Andre, Chonte and Chase, Family pets)
- Dealing with the domestic running of all Defoe family properties including international
- Creating an inventory for holiday villas.
- Help to plan and organising special yearly calendar events i.e. (Mother’s day, Fathers Day, Easter, Black history month, Bonfire Night, Christmas, New years etc.)

BRANDING
- To create a global brand for the Jermain Defoe name
- Growing his online database on his website, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking platforms
- Gaining further recognition within the media
- Producing his own iphone apps
- Identify source of sponsorship opportunities

POTENTIAL PROJECTS
- Growing The Jermain Defoe foundation charity i.e. yearly fundraising and events
- Create his own clothing line/Fragrance for e-commerce on his website
- Starting up his own Sports Mentoring and Management company

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