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Job Vacancy - Estate Administrator

Wasing Estate is looking for an Estate Administrator to join our office team to provide administrative support and undertake reception duties.

Wasing Estate

Wasing is one of the most diverse Estates in England and covers 3,500 acres of Berkshire countryside. With a large Countryside Stewardship scheme, numerous areas of the estate are devoted to promoting wildlife. We look after around 6 miles of river frontage of the River Kennet and Enborne and have one of the UK’s leading course fisheries. Wasing’s mixed organic farm is home to our friendly herd of Sussex cattle and grows a variety of crops. Over the years, the Estate has diversified and placed hospitality at its core to become one of the leading exclusive use venues in the country and plays host to 150 weddings a year and many corporate events for high profile businesses. We also host events and festivals in beautiful Wasing woodlands and Wasing Wellbeing is a dedicated space for healing experiences, retreats, yoga classes, wild swimming in the lakes and for our woodfired Scandinavian sauna. With many more exciting plans in the pipeline, Wasing is a vibrant place to visit and work.

Duties

  • Run the estate’s reception desk acting as first point of contact with callers to the estate, both in person and over the phone, and manage incoming and outgoing post
  • Manage ‘The Mount Charity’ walking and riding permits, including day to day contact with permit holders and the management of annual renewals
  • Manage the estates fishing syndicates, to include carrying out all membership administration using the ‘Clubmate’ system. This includes communication with fishermen regarding their memberships and the management of annual renewals and waiting lists
  • Administer the estate’s fleet of vehicles, including MOT and Road Tax
  • Control office supply stock levels and ordering office supplies
  • A range of adhoc duties & administrative work as required from time to time

Knowledge and experience

  • Good level of administrative experience, reception duties & database management
  • An interest in Wellbeing and a good working appreciation of property/rural issues is desirable
  • At least two years at a similar level

Skills

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Able to operate on own initiative and work unsupervised
  • Excellent Microsoft Office proficiency, particularly with Excel and mail merging in Word

Accountable to: Office Manager, Farm & Estate Manager

Salary: Competitive

Full time position: 40 hours per week

To apply for this role, please email your CV to Sheila Martin at sheila@wasing.co.uk by 31st January