Rural Director - Essex

  • Job Reference: DC/889706b
  • Date Posted: 7 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £50,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Great benefits
  • Sector: Rural Surveying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dan Cole

Job Description

Rural Director - Essex

The role:

As Director, the successful candidate will be the strategic lead for key relationships on behalf of a prestigious client base including both private Estates and corporate clients. You will also be responsible for team performance and strategy, identifying and delivering income growth, mentoring and providing opportunities for career development within the team, as well as maximising cross selling opportunities with other teams in the business throughout the UK.

Key deliverables

  • Acting as principal agent for a selection of key estate management clients representing the most impressive Estates
  • Undertaking estate and farming business reviews
  • Handling diversification projects
  • Assisting clients with the promotion of strategic land
  • Secured lending and other professional valuations
  • Manage and lead a high performing team
  • Maintain a strong client base; working with both private Estates and corporate clients

Key Skills

  • A team leader, reliable, friendly, approachable and supportive, able to inspire others, to coach and develop people's skills
  • Entrepreneurial, dynamic and able to apply professional and commercial judgement to deliver results
  • Competent and experienced MRICS qualified rural surveyor with experience of delivering work across a range of projects
  • Demonstrate team leadership, capable of building relationships with existing and new clients and generating new opportunities
  • Possess a composed manner in order to be able to work under pressure
  • Good time management and ability to prioritise workloads
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills - must be capable of building and maintaining good relationships with team members, other colleagues and clients
  • Confident manner with clients and the team
  • Flexible approach to work and hours undertaken
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion
  • Ability to network, influence and negotiate


  • Educated to degree level
  • MRICS qualified rural surveyor


  • Strong track record in rural asset and estate management
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines
  • Managing a team

How to apply

If you are looking for a friendly, knowledgeable team then this could be a great role for you.

If this sounds like the sort of position you are looking for, please get in touch with Dan Cole at Beach Baker Property Recruitment, / 07443 880 834