Estate Manager
Austin, Texas
Posted 7 months ago

*Seeking Austin locals or the greater Dallas area who are willing to relocate. MUST reside in Texas currently to be considered.

We are seeking to hire an experienced Estate Manager with a flexible and friendly demeanor for a busy principal of the company in Austin, Texas. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a positive attitude who can execute and make appropriate, informed decisions regarding priorities in relation to available time. Must be willing to work at the principal’s residence as needed, and will also have the ability to work remotely on projects with a significant degree of independent discretion and autonomy. This dynamic role requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. This is a full-time position.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of the principal’s Austin residence, including sourcing of vendors and contractors; this includes assessing service providers on an ongoing basis to ensure they are acting in the best interest of the principal and company and obtaining bids for larger projects as appropriate
  • Proactively identify issues in the residence and attend to them on the principal’s and company’s behalf, such as repairs, maintenance, stocking adequate food, beverages, and supplies
  • Assist with management of vacation properties and ensure proper provisioning
  • Develop and maintain budgets for special projects, as well as annual repairs and maintenance needs
  • Assist with wine and fine art purchases and related inventory tracking and storage management
  • Help plan and manage events at the residence to include working actively at the events with a focus on guest experience, staffing, and time management
  • Receive VIP guests
  • Research as needed for various projects, events, trips, and purchases
  • Source and order specialty items
  • Mail pick-up and sorting, as well as occasional packing, shipping and tracking of various items
  • Maintain an archive of contracts for work performed at company properties and tracking schedule for various projects

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as an estate manager with 5 + years of relevant experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Valid Texas Driver License
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to reliably meet deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with multiple constituencies to accomplish objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to act as gatekeeper and escalate relevant matters to principal or CFO of the company as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to treat confidential information with appropriate discretion
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance.
  • Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround
  • Excellent judgment
  • In-depth understanding of entire MS Office suite

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with experience

Paid time off in addition to national holidays

Health insurance provided at 100%

Job Features

Job CategoryClosed Job
BenefitsHealth benefits and vacation offered

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