Being an Estate Manager

Estate Managers, or Domestic Estate Managers, are responsible for the operations of the interior & exterior of multiple residences, including the oversight and coordination of expansive grounds and all the amenities, buildings and staff. The role generally encompasses a large amount of managerial oversight as well as the need to be hands-on. Demand has increased for the need to hire an Estate Manager in Los Angeles, New York City, and other prominent cities.

Core Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day household functions of several residences across multiple properties
  • Oversight of an extensive multi-residence domestic staff
  • Development and implementation of company policies and employee manuals
  • Serving as principals’ representative for major construction and renovation projects, as well as project management
  • Overseeing smart home technology, detailed security and camera systems
  • Approving household budgets, finances and vendor selection
  • Event production & management

Skillset Required

  • Knowledge & experience of HR practices; sourcing, training, on-boarding, scheduling and managing a staff
  • Project management including managing vendors, interior and exterior renovations
  • Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; problem-solving
  • Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manor; use of utmost discretion at all times
  • Knowledge of and experience with all residential building systems including HVAC, boiler, generators, irrigation, etc
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC systems, Microsoft Office Suite and smart home systems and accompanying security systems
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  • Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed

Hospitality, professionalism, and integrity are the pillars of Hire Society’s business model.