whom exactly she needs him to work on
You've got an even dirtier mind than me. Reminds me of the double entendre from the old TV show: Jestem kobieta pracująca, żadnej pracy się nie boję.
I bet the OP is really paranoid now, wondering if the się
in the quote means August.
August means distinguished
In this case it means between July and September. Pretentious? Toi