Area Manager - Essex

Looking for a challenging and rewarding role, where your drive, passion and natural leadership ability will help our established national lettings business continue to thrive and, in turn, take your career to the next level then join us now as Area Lettings Manager. 

Then look no further, as a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join Leaders, the UK’s largest privately owned estate agency. 

Specialising in lettings, sales and property management, Leaders boast an unrivalled passion and expertise for working in the property market. Our continued success means we have substantial plans to expand and we are looking for talented and proactive individuals who will embrace the Leaders ethos and further enhance the professional, high-quality and personal service we provide.

We expanded into the Essex area earlier this year and, as a result, we are looking for an experienced, inspiring and highly motivated individual to plan, direct and lead the operations of our Lettings division in the area, maximising new business opportunities and ensuring forecasted levels of income, profits and costs are achieved.

Reporting to the Lettings/Sales Director, our successful candidate will grow the business by empowering your teams via regular one-to-ones and manager’s meetings, setting and monitoring realistic and measurable objectives and targets, plus by understanding the local market and competitors’ activity. You will also implement and maintain the Group’s Business Generation policy and maximise all ancillary sales. 

In addition, as Area Manager you will:

• Ensure teams consistently provide an excellent customer service and customer experience

• Identify opportunities to build and maintain community interaction

• Manage talent pool and plan for succession by identifying and nurturing rising stars 

• Carry out appropriate recruitment, appraisals, staff development, and performance management

To succeed, you must possess a proven track record of driving performance and increasing revenue, ideally within the property industry. You will be able to demonstrate natural leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire success in all your teams, as well as boast a background of nurturing talent and aiding career development. A positive can-do attitude, eye for detail, and impressive commercial acumen are all also essential. Previous experience of Area Management in a property background would be advantageous. 

In return, we offer a competitive salary package and the opportunity to grow your expertise at an expanding company that can offer you a rewarding and progressive career.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Please apply for the role by completing the application form which can be downloaded by clicking on the link on the right. Once completed, please return to, specifying the position that you are applying for with your CV and a letter outlining your suitability for the role and your salary expectation.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you are not contacted within 10 days, then your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Please keep reviewing our vacancies in case a suitable position arises in the future. We wish you every success with your job search.

The closing date should be treated as a guide, we reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.