The SmartList York, York, York, UK
Escrick Park Estate, Nr York Assistant Manager Commercially-minded assistant manager to oversee day-to-day operations and drive value added opportunities across an award-winning Yorkshire estate with a diverse range of income streams. An exciting opportunity to assist the owner with the management of an award-winning and extensive estate with a mixed range of operations including: Over 7,500 acres. Commercial, agricultural and residential lettings. In-hand farming operation over 3,500 acres. A 175-pitch holiday park (working with the Park Manager). A 660-acre National Nature Reserve. An equine cross-country course with extended hacking. Wedding location and other event hire. Wind turbine and district-wide biomass systems. Comprehensive environmental schemes. Many further development opportunities. The role will involve managing all of the above, including responsibilities for the delivery and development of the Estate plan, identifying opportunities to add value, managing budgets, negotiating tenancies, rent reviews and building long term relationships with tenants. The successful candidate will have: RICS qualification (although not essential). The ability to think creatively and innovatively across a multi-functional estate. The ability to manage staff and clients. A hands-on approach and the ability to juggle many complex tasks are essential. Good leadership skills and decisiveness. Experience of cashflow forecasts and other financial tools. Marketing and Letting of commercial and residential properties. Management and execution of all property repairs and improvements, according to set budgets. An understanding and appreciation of enhancing the environment and landscape. Knowledge of Map Maker Pro 3 and Farm plan accounts is useful but not essential. Knowledge and ability to use social media and websites as marketing tools. An excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications. Accommodation may be available in an estate house. The closing date is the 11th May 2018 Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the 'apply now' button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.