Domestic Staffing - Estate Manager Jobs

Are you looking for an estate manager job in 2023?

Private estate manager jobs offer individuals an exciting opportunity to oversee beautiful country estates. An estate manager will supervise land and property and is concerned with the day-to-day operations and preservations of the grounds. 

These estate management jobs carry multiple duties and responsibilities depending on the needs of the employer. Generally, as an estate manager your duties will include the maintenance of the estate - which may either be rural, residential or commercial. Managing contracts, staff, volunteers and contractors will also be a key responsibility along with project managing any renovations. Other responsibilities include keeping up with the latest regulations and legislation that may affect the estate and being the first point of contact in the event of any emergencies. Rural assets will also have to be looked after and kept in working condition. 

Domestic staff jobs such as estate managers require a number of skills to effectively assist the smooth running of the grounds. These include leadership, prioritisation and organisational skills, as well as finance management skills and general knowledge of the estate. A capable estate manager will have great hands-on skills and preferably knowledge or previous experience working in the trade industry. Gardening knowledge is also desirable when looking for prospective employees for rural estate manager jobs. Above all, an estate manager must be thorough, flexible and a real team player. 

Estate managers typically work around 40 hours a week including some weekends, evenings and bank holidays depending on the position. Live-in estate managers can benefit from living on beautiful grounds with great accommodation, often included in the salary package. Live out roles may provide a flexible approach to managing estates, especially for those with other commitments. Many of our estate manager roles are UK based, including London, however a number of our positions require international travel. 

The salary for estate management jobs varies depending on experience although is generally between £35,000-£65,000 per annum. Some vacancies offer accommodation as part of their salary package and other perks and benefits. 

Our expert team here at Hutchinson’s staff are vastly experienced in placing staff into some of the finest estates across the world. 

So, If being an estate manager sounds like the perfect role for you, take a look at some of our vacancies available to view below or get in touch with a member from our team. 

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