Rural Farm Agent

21 Nov 2023
22 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Overview

We are looking for an energetic individual to join a busy Rural Agency team in the West Midlands. The role will involve raising the profile of Savills Rural Agency to develop and win business, for the selling and buying of farms and estates at all levels from small farms to large estates. The role will involve pitching, preparing reports and particulars, marketing, collecting information, undertaking viewings, closing deals, using Reapit and matching buyers to properties. There is an opportunity to build upon an existing body of work and develop further clients and contacts across the region.

Key Responsibilities

• Raising personal and team profile in the West Midlands region • Securing pitching opportunities, pitching and delivering pitch reports• Arranging and conducting viewings• Providing detailed knowledge of local property sales• Preparing and writing brochures, and organising information packs and data rooms • Organising and agreeing marketing campaigns in conjunction with the marketing team• Liaising with other professionals including lawyers and accountants• Negotiating and dealing with buyers and sellers• Using Reapit (Agency CRM system), and matching buyers• Cross-selling Savills services• Developing contacts • Business development and organising networking and marketing events• Working closely with the Rural teams in the west midlands offices and wider Northern Farm Agency Team.• Ensure, in conjunction with the Head of Office, that the department is compliant with Health and Safety and all legal, internal and external requirements e.g. ISO, Health and Safety, FSA, Compliance, Estate Agency Act, GDPR, Bribery Act

Key Skills

• Self-motivated• Target and goal driven individual• Adaptable, excellent telephone manner• Confident dealing with clients and purchasers• Excellent verbal and written communication skills• Able to quickly build rapport and long-standing relationships• Empathetic with clients' needs and a wish to offer un-paralleled client care• Team player• Organised and reliable• Excellent presentation skills• Energetic and enthusiastic, and able to think on feet• Excellent administration and time management skills

Team Overview

This exciting opportunity will be based out of Savills Telford office, a multi-disciplinary rural and residential office providing specialist services including rural property management, forestry, building surveying, rural professional services, food and farming consultancy as well as farm and country house sales. As part of Savills you will get to deal with the very best/highest value/quirkiest properties in the UK. We support agile working within the region, enabling you to manage your time effectively. Find out more about Savills offer

Recruitment agencies

Savills only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and that agency has been previously contacted and directed by a member of our recruitment team. We do not pay agency fees when speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Savills or any of our employees other than via our careers website and through our recruitment process. If this is not adhered to, agency fees will not be paid.Submission of any unsolicited CVs or proposals to Savills will be deemed evidence of full and unlimited acceptance of this approach.

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