corporate concierge

corporate concierge
An employee whose job entails performing the personal tasks — such as making dinner reservations and taking in dry cleaning — of other employees who have no time to do these things themselves.
Example Citation:
With companies trimming their support staffs, more and more executives are looking outside their work forces for services once handled by secretaries and administrative assistants. And a growing number — no one knows quite how many — of corporate concierges have been setting up shop to fill the need. With desks in the lobbies of large office buildings or just a phone call away, they have helped with everything from briefcase repairs to marriage proposals to digging up 50 Washington Redskins sweatshirts on short notice (a law firm wanted them for a Japanese client).
—Deborah L. Jacobs, "At the Beck and Call Of the Overbooked," The New York Times, March 12, 1995
Earliest Citation:
A building automation system featuring card key access to individual floors and offices has been installed for tenant security and convenience. In addition, 2600 Michelson offers a corporate concierge service.
—Evelyn De Wolfe, "Irvine Tower reflects rising skyline trend," Los Angeles Times, August 10, 1986
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