Career Opportunities

Vacancies at Pickard Properties

Pickard are looking for down to earth, driven, friendly, highly motivated and target driven individuals to work within a busy letting team.


Role Profile

Job Title:             Student Portfolio Manager
Reports to:         Student Lettings Manager

You will be working for a large reputable Landlord in Headingley, Leeds, who own and manage a variety of properties to rent throughout West Yorkshire. You will assist the team in maintaining a high impression of the company to all customers and clients, by providing excellent customer service and playing an active role in the achievement of maintaining a market leading position.

You will be professional, punctual and display a positive image to staff, clients and customers at all times, playing an important role within a team environment or can work independently to achieve results.

You will have excellent customer service and communication skills with an excellent telephone manner, working front of house and have confidence to handle a variety of telephone enquiries, primarily you will be booking in viewing appointments, taking payments, responding to email/ maintenance enquiries and assisting the team to ensure that operations run smoothly.

You will play an active role in ‘Letting Season’, drawing up tenancy agreements, signing up tenants/ groups.

As you develop in your role you will be required to undertake interim inspections, property and tenant visits, to assist with the management of your portfolio.

You will be able to work well under pressure and prioritise workloads and will be trustworthy and organised, with an understanding of some computer programs. Training and support will be provided for internal practices and procedures.

Main responsibilities / every days tasks and expectations will include:

Primary contact for meet and greeting customers in the office

Fielding calls and handling general enquiries, including taking payments, booking in of appointments

Upkeep of front of house Stationary / printer orders

Management of a share of the student property portfolio – for maintenance, document chasing, data input, rent collection etc

Various clerical/ admin/ data input and involvement within other business initiatives and projects

This will be a busy and varied full time role over. Hours – Monday-Friday 9am – 5:30pm

Weekend/ overtime working will be necessary on occasions during peak seasons, worked on a rota basis, advance notice planned. Rota basis to access emails and provide support for Emergency Out of Hours

Salary: Dependant on experience

20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

Immediate start available.

Please email your CV and cover letter to

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Pickard Properties Ltd

26-30 North Lane