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Current Opportunities

Stags is always looking to add talented staff to its team.

We are a diverse firm of West Country estate agents, covering residential sales, lettings, and farm agency to include a number of specialist property, professional and agricultural departments, with a reputation for quality service. Stags employs dedicated and professional staff with excellent regional knowledge of the South West.

If you think you have the right qualities, experience and qualifications to work for Stags, send a copy of your CV to: The Recruitment Department, Stags, 19 Bampton Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6AA or email recruitment@stags.co.uk

Central Services

Client Contact Operative

Stags is looking for Client Contact Operatives to join the team at our New Business Centre. If you are looking for flexible working hours and live in the West Country, this may be of interest.

Get in touch with Allison Bowler on 01752 230000 or a.bowler@stags.co.uk

Professional Services

Planning Consultant - Exeter

Due to expansion and continued high demand, Stags are currently seeking a Planning Consultant to join our successful Planning, Development and Architectural department based from our Exeter Office.

he role would suit either qualified, or trainee, Planners or Surveyors within an interest in all type of property and would include taking responsibility for your own caseload of a variety of planning work. This work would be encompassing our diverse core areas of residential, commercial and agricultural planning. There would also be the opportunity to work to secure new instructions and contribute to the growth of the department. The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A relevant degree (or equivalent)
  • Planning experience (from either the private or public sector)
  • RTPI/RICS qualified (or working towards this)
  • A sound knowledge of residential, commercial and agricultural planning
  • The confidence to manage your own caseload (with the support of the wider team)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge/experience of planning within the South West (preferable but not essential)

Stags is a well-established and well-regarded South West property firm with 21 offices and approximately 200 staff throughout the region. We have a strong pipeline of varied and interesting projects and this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join a growing team, providing planning and design advice across the South West.

Training and Support

The opportunities for progression within the role are excellent with a supportive team to help you further your career. Remuneration is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and ability.

Application Process

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Alister Smith at a.smith@stags.co.uk

Rural Surveyor - Wellington

An exciting opportunity to join an expanding professional team based in Somerset but serving clients across the West Country.

Successful applicants will join an established team with a varied workload, excellent reputation and loyal client base, undertaking a wide variety of general professional work including:

  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Letting of farms and bare land
  • Rural grant and agri-environmental scheme applications
  • Rural Planning
  • Formal Red Book valuations
  • Compulsory Purchase and Compensation

The role offers an opportunity for the right candidates to built their own portfolio, expand the firms reach and launch a successful career with an established and supportive firm.


Candidates should be Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Fellows of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers or be working towards qualification. Practical agricultural experience is valued but not essential. Good attention to detail, excellent communication skills and a Full UK Driving Licence are essential.

The Package

  • Competitive salary with annual review
  • Tailored career development
  • Flexible working
  • 23 days annual holiday minimum, plus Bank Holidays.
  • Fully-funded professional memberships
  • Support attaining Chartered status, Fellowship of the CAAV and other relevant qualifications

About us

Stags is a multi-disciplinary firm, which has been operating in the South-West of England since 1874 and now features 22 offices. Within the firm, the established Professional Services division operates from five key “hubs”, including Wellington, and provides a range of technical advice and professional services to landowners, farmers, property owners, investors and professionals.We offer an inclusive and supportive work environment with an emphasis on developing our professionals as individuals, capable of operating at the forefront of our profession.

Application Process

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter addressed to Guy Wilson at g.wilson@stags.co.uk

Property Sales

Estate Agent/Sales Valuer - Exeter

We are on the lookout for a full-time estate agent, capable of successfully winning business, to join our busy residential sales team in Exeter.

Stags is a 21st century estate agent with traditional values and extensive marketing coverage, with 22 offices across the West Country together with a presence in London. Our thriving Exeter office deals with a wide range of properties, offering expert local knowledge to those buying or selling in the city and the surrounding towns, villages, and rural locations.

This is a busy and varied role that requires the successful applicant to be well-organised with the ability to cope under pressure and work effectively as part of a dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have worked in the industry as a valuer/lister/negotiator or similar and have a proven track record. You will need to be IT-literate, personable, and adaptable.

A full UK driving licence and your own car is essential and there will be some Saturday working on a rota basis.

Career progression is encouraged in Stags and for the right candidate, there is significant future potential.

Apply in confidence with CV and covering letter for the attention of Nick Smith n.smith@stags.co.uk

Residential Sales Administrator – Dulverton

Our Dulverton office is currently looking for a confident and enthusiastic Administrator to join the team on a full-time basis but will consider part time.

The successful candidate will be presentable, well-organised and able to work diligently as part of a motivated residential property team, possessing excellent communication, literacy and IT skills.

This is a busy role which will involve a variety of front-line administrator, property and sales responsibilities, including all facets of client and customer contact, including, but not limited to: booking and carrying out property viewings, negotiation and assisting the rest of the sales team, with the benefit of also offering long term career progression. Whilst previous experience would be beneficial it is not always required as we provide a full programme of training.

The role will involve working some Saturdays on a rota basis. A full driving license and the use of your own car is essential.

Please apply, in confidence, with a CV and covering letter to Alexandra Hayward, by emailing a.hayward@stags.co.uk

Residential Sales Negotiator - Bridport

Our thriving Bridport office is looking for a confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated Sales Negotiator to join our residential sales team.

You will be involved in all aspects of the sales process from viewings, through the generation of new business, the efficient management of both vendors and purchasers to the negotiation and proactive progression of property transactions.

We are seeking an experienced individual who is currently working in the industry with a proven track record. The sales that we handle are often complex, requiring a pragmatic and calm approach to achieve the best result for our clients. Most important of all is that you are self-motivated, have a can-do attitude and are keen to succeed individually and as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will have some relevant experience, however enthusiasm for a career in Estate Agency and the willingness to learn will be considered. You will be well organised with the ability to cope under pressure and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are prerequisites as is the ability to build and maintain trust with clients.

You will need to be IT literate, own your own car and have a full UK driving licence. Saturday working on a rota basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for those eager to progress within Estate Agency, with one of the leading firms within the South West.

Please apply in confidence with a CV and covering letter to Martin Bowen-Ashwin at m.bowenashwin@stags.co.uk

Sales Negotiator - Barnstaple

Our successful Barnstaple office requires a full time negotiator to join their busy and thriving sales team, as soon as possible.

Suitable candidates should have a proven track record for success in estate agency sales, be positive and self motivated, a team player, have a good telephone manner and customer rapport, be smart in appearance, fully IT literate, with a current driving licence and vehicle.

As the market leader in the West Country, this is an opportunity to start a career with a progressive and successful firm, with a reputation for dealing with interesting properties, a quality service and great clients.

Written applications/or by email only please to Simon Forman, Branch Manager, s.forman@stags.co.uk.

Sales Administrator - Taunton

Our thriving Taunton office requires a full-time office administrator to join their busy sales team.

Suitable candidates must be well-organised, have a good level of IT and written literacy, and a can-do attitude. Property experience is an advantage but not essential for this varied role.

As the leading West Country firm selling a range of properties, this is a great opportunity to be an important part of our team, with a reputation for quality service and some great clients.

This is a full-time position, with some Saturday working.

Training will be provided.

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to David DeBloeme at d.debloeme@stags.co.uk

Property Sales Negotiator - Torquay

Our busy Torquay office is currently looking for a confident and enthusiastic Property Sales Negotiator to join their busy sales team.

This is a busy role which will involve a variety of front-line property sales responsibilities, including all aspects of client and customer contact, property viewings, negotiation and sales progression. The successful candidate will be well-organised and possess excellent communication, literacy, and IT skills.

The position is full-time, on a 12-month fixed term contract, and involves some Saturday work on a rota basis. A full driving license is essential. Competitive salary package based on experience.

A wonderful opportunity within one of the leading West Country Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors.

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to Gary Morris on G.Morris@stags.co.uk

Residential Lettings

Opportunities in the South West

Stags has an extensive and dedicated lettings team, who have unrivalled knowledge of the West Country lettings market and management of properties. We let and manage over 3,000 properties throughout our established network of 22 offices across the South West.

If you are interested in joining the team, please enquire about any opportunities with Claire Pile MARLA, associate partner, on c.pile@stags.co.uk

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