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Sherborne Castle Estates - Dorset - Estates Surveyor (Newly MRICS or with 1-2 years PQE)

Job Description:

Salary: Competitive

A fantastic opportunity for an Estates Surveyor to join the team on the beautiful Sherborne Castle Estate, a traditional, multi enterprise family Estate in Dorset, which has been in the ownership of the Wingfield Digby family since the late 16th Century. The Estate comprises approximately 13,000 acres of land with a mix of in-hand and tenanted farms, commercial and amenity woodland, a shoot, a deer park, and a significant portfolio of agricultural, residential, and commercial properties.

This is a new role, and responsibilities will be varied. The successful candidate will support the Estates Director on a wide range of estate management duties involving all aspects of this progressive estate business including but not limited to:

  • Lettings and tenancy management including agricultural, residential, and commercial properties
  • Negotiating new tenancies, rent reviews and lease renewals
  • Management of small-scale property refurbishments
  • Dealing with all aspects in relation to utilities
  • Grazing licences/FBT work
  • Assisting with the shoot
  • Updating and refining new mapping software
  • Assisting in the delivery of new initiatives and projects
  • Promoting good relations with tenants, visitors to the Estate, stakeholders, and the local community generally
  • Other general ad hoc estate management work

The successful candidate will ideally be newly qualified MRICS or with up to 1-2 years PQE in rural practice with estate management experience. You are likely to be friendly, a strong team player with good people skills, dynamic, resourceful, confident, and organised and able to work independently with minimum supervision when required.

For more information and to discuss confidentially please contact Helen Astill by email or telephone 07721 437 085.

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