Available Positions at Stags

Interested in a career with Stags?

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

Property Sales

An exciting opportunity to run our Exmoor sales department located in small Somerset town of Dulverton.

The candidate will be required to have agency and management experience, be a winner of business and ideally come with a good knowledge of the local market and area.

Or an Estate Agent looking for a fresh challenge to work in this fantastic part of the South West for the leading West County Property Agent.

Please apply with an up-to-date CV and covering letter to George Alder at g.alder@stags.co.uk.

 

Stags is a 21st century estate agent with traditional values and extensive marketing coverage, with 21 offices across the West Country together with a presence in London.

Our Honiton office requires a full time Property Sales Negotiator to join their busy sales team, due to internal promotion.

We are currently looking for a confident, dynamic and ambitious individual with estate agency experience.

The position will involve some Saturday work on a rota basis and 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 CV and cover letter to Kevin Clarke k.clarke@stags.co.uk.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.

 

Our busy Taunton office requires a full-time Sales Negotiator to join the team.

Assisting with sales as a front-line team member, the role will require excellent communication, literacy and IT skills. The successful applicant will also be well-organised and able to cope under pressure as part of a dynamic team.

The position will involve some Saturday work on a rota basis and a full driving license is essential.

Please apply with an up-to-date CV and covering letter to David De Bloeme at admin.taunton@stags.co.uk.

 

Our busy Exeter office requires a full-time Sales Negotiator to join our team.

Assisting with sales as a front-line team member, the role will require excellent communication, literacy and IT skills. The successful applicant will also be well-organised and able to cope under pressure as part of a dynamic residential property team.

The position will involve some Saturday work on a rota basis and a full driving license is essential.

Please apply with an up-to-date CV and covering letter to Nick Smith at n.smith@stags.co.uk.

 

Our busy Dartmouth office requires a full-time experienced Sales Negotiator to join the team.

Assisting with sales as a front-line team member, the role will require excellent communication, literacy and IT skills. The successful applicant will also be well-organised and able to cope under pressure as part of a dynamic team.

The position will involve some Saturday work on a rota basis and a full driving license is essential.

Please apply with an up-to-date CV and covering letter to Karen Cottrell at k.cottrell@stags.co.uk.

 

Our busy Exeter residential sales department requires a full-time administrator to join the team. This varied role will involve aspects of residential sales, office administration, organising the marketing of properties including coordinating advertising and brochures, liaising with customers and clients.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and time-management skills, be computer-literate, able to work on their own initiative, quick to learn and have an interest in property. Saturday work will be required on a rota basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic and industrious individual to build a career with one of the West Country's leading estate agency brands.

Please apply in confidence with a CV and covering letter to Nick Smith - n.smith@stags.co.uk.

 

Our busy Wadebridge residential sales department requires a full-time administrator to join the team. This varied role will involve aspects of residential sales, office administration, organising the marketing of properties including coordinating advertising and brochures, liaising with customers and clients.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and time-management skills, be computer-literate, able to work on their own initiative, quick to learn and have an interest in property. Saturday work will be required on a rota basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic and industrious individual to build a career with one of the West Country's leading estate agency brands.

Please apply in confidence with a CV and covering letter to Wayne Elliott, 1 Eddystone Court, Eddystone Road, Wadebridge, PL27 7FH or email w.elliott@stags.co.uk.

 

Stags is looking for a Client Contact Operative on a part-time basis to join our team. Minimum of 18 hrs per week.

The role will involve liaising, mainly using the telephone, with our future clients. Excellent telephone manner and written communication skills are required. There is some flexibility with the hours and the location, with working from home opportunities also.

Please apply with an up-to-date CV to a.bowler@stags.co.uk. If you have any questions please contact Allison Bowler on 01752 223933.

 

Our Wadebridge Office is looking to complete its Viewing Assistant team with a suitable representative, able to carry out appointments along the North Coast from Trebarwith Strand to Mawgan Porth and inland to Bodmin.

This self- employed role will involve weekend work and the successful candidate will possess a positive, flexible approach to the job, supporting the busy Wadebridge Office selling quality homes in the area. A clean driving licence and a reliable car are essential to the role.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to the Wadebridge Branch Manager, Wayne Elliot to w.elliot@stags.co.uk

 

Our sales and letting departments are looking for a property Viewing Assistant to work across Exmoor. The role will involve both week day and weekend work and the successful candidate will possess a positive, flexible approach to the job, being able to help when required. A driving licence and a reliable car are essential to the role.

Please apply to Simon Zeal by email at the Dulverton office s.zeal@stags.co.uk

 

Are you an established estate agent in the West Country (or elsewhere in the UK), looking to progress your career?

Would you like to work for a progressive and growing firm with opportunities in many of our 21 offices in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset?

Whether you are at a Manager, Valuer/Lister or Negotiator level, we could have a job that would be perfect for you.

Interested? In the first instance please send your CV to Simon Cooper, Partner, at s.cooper@stags.co.uk or phone for an initial conversation 01392 255202.

Would you like to join one of our teams for a paid internship this summer?

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about our firm and pursue a possible future career in property.

A variety of locations throughout the West Country.

Please send your CV to Simon Cooper ats.cooper@stags.co.uk.

Residential Lettings

A position for a full time Residential Lettings Negotiator/administrator is required for this busy lettings office dealing with all aspects of letting and property management throughout Honiton and the surrounding area dealing with a mix of Town, village and Rural properties.

Lettings experience preferred but not essential and this is an ideal opportunity for those with office/agency experience who wish to develop a career in lettings and trained accordingly.

The position will involve some Saturday work and a driving licence and reliable car are essential.

For further details e mail in the strictest confidence to Claire Staniforth MARLA, Manager on c.staniforth@stags.co.uk with a CV.

A full time Residential Lettings Negotiator/administrator is required for this busy lettings office dealing with all aspects of letting and property management throughout Taunton and Somerset dealing with a mix of Town and Rural properties.

Lettings experience preferred.

The position will involve some Saturday work and a driving licence and reliable car are essential.

For further details e mail in the strictest confidence to Lara Crawley MARLA, Manager on l.crawley@stags.co.uk with a CV.

A full time Residential Lettings Negotiator/administrator is required for this busy lettings office dealing with all aspects of letting and property management throughout Launceston, East Cornwall and West Devon dealing with a mix of Town and Rural properties.

Lettings experience preferred.

The position will involve some Saturday work and a driving licence and reliable car are essential.

For further details e mail in the strictest confidence to Emma Treglown MARLA, Manager on e.treglown@stags.co.uk with a CV.

If you have knowledge of the lettings sector and feel you are able to meet the service standards that we offer landlords and tenants, please send your CV to: Andrew Luxton MRICS FARLA, Bank House, 66 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PS or email a.luxton@stags.co.uk

Professional Services

Stags is a well-established and well-regarded South West property firm with 22 offices and over 200 staff throughout the region, offering excellent workflow and support to employees. To facilitate both growth and succession within the existing business we are looking to appoint surveyors across the region.

These roles will be an excellent fit for an ambitious qualified surveyor looking for a position with an established and well-regarded South West firm. However due to the size of the existing team and wider firm, the roles could potentially be varied to suit a motivated graduate surveyor or more senior surveyor, depending on circumstances. The right candidate will ideally have a minimum of 3 years post RICS qualification experience and Fellowship to CAAV.

The position offers a varied and interesting workload including rural planning work, Basic Payment Scheme applications and environmental scheme applications, Landlord/Tenant, Compulsory Purchase and compensation work as well as formal valuations. The existing team works closely with Stags offices, property professionals, and property and land owning clients.

With this role, the opportunities for progression are outstanding and remuneration will be commensurate with experience and ability. Only apply if you are a self-starter who enjoys a variety of work and want to build a long-lasting career in the West Country.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Alex Rew on 01884 235701 or please forward a current CV together with a covering letter to a.rew@stags.co.uk. Please note that all enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Due to business growth an exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Planning Consultant to work in our expanding Planning, Development and Design team.

The ideal candidate will be MRTPI or MRICS or similar qualified with 3 or more years post qualification experience. Experience of working in rural planning sector would be a distinct advantage.

Location to be Devon or Cornwall based with some flexibility to work between locations and from home.

The role is likely to suit someone looking to move their career on from a more junior role to one with a greater degree of responsibility or a more experienced party that wants a good degree of autonomy and the chance to grow the business further whilst still working as part of a team.

The preferred candidate will have the following skills:

  • A range of planning experience with knowledge of the rural sector a distinct advantage
  • Good verbal communication skills and an ability to deal with all clients
  • The ability to take responsibility for projects whilst still working as part of a team
  • Excellent written and presentation abilities
  • Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel around the South West

The Stags Planning, Development and Design Team has both planners and designers in house and can provide an interesting and rewarding working environment. Salary will be dependent on experience.

Please contact Alister Smith – Head of Planning and Development Services on a.smith@stags.co.uk or on 07875 504055 to discuss.

 

Commercial

Stags is a South West Property firm with an established Commercial and Block Management department based in its Fore Street premises in Totnes.

Due to retirement we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Surveyor to run and head up this department with a brief to oversee the existing portfolio plus develop and expand the commercial business taking advantage of the Stags network of 22 offices and property related client base throughout the region.

The ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years post qualified experience, have strong management and organisational skills and will be used to working as part of a small team. The role primarily comprises the following:

Commercial properties:

  • Manage all kinds of property on behalf of a landlord to meet the landlord's contractual obligations. This includes ensuring compliance with the conditions of the tenancy, collecting rents and service charges and handling building maintenance and repair
  • Responsible for the property management accounts team
  • Review and enforcement of tenant lease covenant compliance
  • Setting, managing and reporting on annual maintenance and service charge budgets
  • Advice on the purchase and sale of individual investments
  • Assess properties for business rates, capital taxation, acquisitions and disposals
  • Able to write clear, concise reports with well-argued conclusions & recommendations
  • Deal with the sale and letting of commercial premises

Block Management:

  • Acting for Directors or Freehold Management Companies managing the communal areas of clients’ properties both fully residential and part residential and part commercial
  • Managing the budget and maintaining records of any expenses and income
  • Attending Directors Meetings and AGM’s
  • Preparing annual service charge budgets and Certificates of Expenditure
  • Dealing with leaseholders’ enquiries
  • Apply appropriate law for landlord and tenant negotiations and enforce health and safety regulations
  • Managing contractors and visiting sites to compile schedules of works
  • Dealing with insurance renewals/claims and any major client works

To apply please forward your CV with covering letter, in complete confidence, to Andrew Luxton MRICS FARLA -  a.luxton@stags.co.ukor call 01404 42553 for an informal discussion.

 

Agriculture

Our Farm Agency department requires a full time Farm Agent to join their busy team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the South West of England handling the sale of farms and land.

The position would be suitable for someone who enjoys property sales, agriculture, the countryside and providing property advice, problem solving and working within a dynamic and enthusiastic team.

RICS and CAAV qualification is preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most successful Farm Agency teams in the West Country and to build a long-term career in property within a diverse multi-disciplined firm.

Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter to George Alder MRICS FAAV - Stags 21 Southernhay West, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1PR or g.alder@stags.co.uk.

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