Estate Manager needed for a prominent estate in Scottsdale, AZ! (Starting Salary: $175K/annually + benefits)!

Private family office seeks a bright, energetic, highly motivated Estate Manager for their residence in the Scottsdale, AZ area. This Team member will report to the family’s Facilities Director.

The ideal candidate thrives in a culture of high standards, attention to detail, flexibility, and adaptability to change.  The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, a straightforward communication style, and the ability to reflect the family’s values in every interaction with others. 

The candidate must be extremely organized and obsessively attentive to details.  He or she must demonstrate a high level of maturity, self-confidence and exceptional intuition and judgment. Since this position will work independently, the ideal candidate will be proactive and have strong decision-making/problem-solving skills. 

The Estate is located on an equestrian property; even though equine experience is not required, basic knowledge of an equestrian facility is a plus.

Confidentiality and discretion are of paramount importance.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Estate Manager will be responsible for the property’s management, maintenance, upkeep, and repair.  Typical tasks will include, but not be limited to:

  • Source, hire, schedule and manage household employees and contractors to meet household needs.
  • Select contractors for the performance of construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and repair work.
  • Operate, maintain, and implement security measures, devices, and plans in cooperation with the client’s security provider.
  • Manage an operating budget, including reviewing and approving all invoices and regular reporting.
  • Develop an overall plan for maintaining all buildings, structures, landscaping and grounds and the schedule for implementing that plan.
  • Maintain owner’s vehicles and all other additional belongings on the property.
  • Make purchases and run errands.
  • Plan and manage events of all sizes.
  • Ensure guests staying at the property have a five-star hotel experience from arrival to departure.
  • Prepare for and be on-call during family visits.
  • This is a hands-on position. The Estate Manager is expected to lead by example and pitch in wherever needed.


Minimum 8 years working as an Estate Manager combined with experience in the hospitality sector.  Construction project/management experience preferred.  Must have excellent writing and communication skills. Five-star hotel management experience and extensive experience overseeing everything from small to very large events are highly preferred. Tech savvy and ability to work well as a team.

Must be highly proficient in all aspects of personal computing, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Smart home savvy. Occasional travel may be required.

The starting Salary is $175K/annually + benefits. Email your resume to [email protected]

Job Category: Estate Manager
Job Type: Full Time Live-Out
Job Location: Arizona Scottsdale

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