Estate & Household Staff
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Whilst the job description for estate managers can sound ambiguous, especially in the sense of specific responsibilities associated with the position, it is the most essential role in the day to day management of one’s household.
As well as knowing if a person can do the job, you must also account for if this private estate manager will be a good fit for the household and for the other household staff members such as ladies maids, housekeepers, groundskeepers, etc.
At Melissa Offer Private Staffing, we understand the level of professionalism, grace and organisation that this position demands. This is why we pride ourselves on not only providing exceptional estate management services to ensure the smooth hiring of your perfect candidate but ensuring that all your needs are listened to and met.
Speak to one of our professional team members, and let us find your ideal estate manager today.
How do we find your ideal Estate Manager?
The estate manager is an essential cog in the working mechanism of a landed estate. Those requiring a private estate manager will often have a large household with multiple buildings and several hundred acres of land. It’s a highly respected role, so it is of the utmost importance that you find the right person for the job.
A potential candidate should also be flexible, adaptable and highly skilled, have extensive experience managing large properties and staff for high-profile individuals. This is key when it comes to estate management.
At Melissa Offer, we look for prize candidates with experience. The estate manager is a trusted position that requires people to oversee household staff members such as maids, groundskeepers, chefs and manage third parties such as tradespeople and the general running of the property. They need to be capable of servicing the many facets and unique aspects of your household.
After all, whilst it is an “Estate”, it is also a person’s home. So we ensure that the estate management services you require are met in a way that exceeds your expectations.
Why use an experienced agency like Melissa Offer when hiring Estate Managers?
Estate Managers oversee and contribute to the profitability of their employer’s estate. They are responsible for maintaining and preserving what is already there, bringing in contemporary approaches to ensure it performs at its best and fulfils all its potential. Land management is a vital part of the role.
At Melissa Offer Private Staffing, we understand each estate is different, and therefore the estate management services you require. This role may involve managing other household staff members; it can extend from budgeting and administrative tasks right through to event planning and building maintenance.
While some estate managers have a more ‘hands-on’ role, depending on your needs, their primary function remains to be the management and supervision of all household staff.
Whether you’re hiring estate managers in London or need the services to extend further out across the UK, at Melissa Offer Private Staffing, we have the knowledge and experience to match your needs to the perfect candidate.
We know that estate managers, in some cases, are responsible for hiring and training staff such as ladies maids, maids, chefs, drivers and groundsmen. This is why we look for not just private estate managers and experienced professionals but leaders who can truly lead by example and bring or keep a household up to high standards.
What is required from an Estate Manager?
As mentioned above, an estate manager’s responsibility will vary depending on the needs of the households, as no estate or home is the same.
However, an example of the skills and experience we look for in potential candidates include:
- Handling financial aspects, including budgets, payroll and accounting
- Managing a complex team of staff for the
- Principals both locally and internationally
- Ensuring the properties are maintained to optimum levels
- Facilitating health & safety and training
- Technical property know-how
- Tenant management
- Shoot and event planning
- Security logistics
- Highly flexible
- Setting up properties ahead of Principal/s travel
- Exquisite attention to detail
We’re dedicated to finding the perfect match for your estate/household, so speak to our estate management agency today and see how we can find your ideal candidate.