Property Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
£22,196-£23,507 full time equivalent, per annum pro rata
12 Jan 2022
09 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed term
Full Time

Do you want to help students gain access to safe and affordable housing that is well maintained?

We are looking for someone to bring their organisational, communication and negotiating skills to our new vacancy as Property Manager; a person who will ensure the smooth running of the tenancies as well as maintaining properties to a high standard, offering great service to our Students and Landlords.

This is a great opportunity to develop your communication, negotiation, administration and business skills sets.


Job title: Property Manager
Responsible to: Lettings Manager
Salary: £22,196-£23,507 full time equivalent, per annum pro rata. It is normal to be appointed at the first point on this scale .
Hours of work: Full-time up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week (part time hours considered for people with care commitments or as reasonable adjustment) but is likely to be flexible and may include occasional evenings and weekend work. The nature of the property manager's role requires a high degree of flexibility to working hours and application.
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extending.
Location: Falmer House, University of Sussex, BN1 9QF. However we are supportive of hybrid working.


Sussex Student Lettings was established in 2012 and has grown significantly year on year. Promoting ethical practices and great customer service, it has been rated by students as the top letting agency in Brighton. The Students’ Union is a charity and an ethical organisation so you’ll be working for a great cause as part of a friendly and enthusiastic team.

We are located both on University Of Sussex Campus and so are extremely accessible to students.The role will involve working both in the office and out in the community caring for the properties and supporting our student tenants.


We are really committed to maintaining a diverse workforce because we know how important it is to have decision makers and collaborators with varied lived experiences and backgrounds that reflect the range of needs from our diverse student community.

We welcome applications from everyone, and we want to strongly encourage applications from; people with an ethnic minority or Chinese background, people with a disability, people with dependants, and people who identify as LGBTQ+. We conduct anonymous shortlisting and all of our interview panels have Unconscious Bias Training in order to support the above. We also consider flexible working for those with care commitments. If you have any suggestions as to how we could improve our language or application process please let us know.

As a representative body one of our key aims is to increase applicants that identify as Black, Asian or a minority ethnic to work in the Students' Union. To support this we will ask you an optional question about your ethnic origin. Not providing this information will not adversely affect your application for the role. This information will be hidden during the application process. Staff who identify as Black, Asian or minority ethnic are also welcome and supported to join our BAME Staff Network.


  • Flexible Working
  • £1 Staff Drinks
  • Free Hot / Soft Drinks on Shift
  • Annual Pay Increases
  • Trade Union Benefits
  • Time off in Lieu
  • Travel Discounts
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Additional Leave
  • Team Socials
  • Wellness Action Plan
  • Time to Talk Day
  • Professional Health Services
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and Development
  • Study and Volunteering Leave
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity Pay
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Pension Contributions
  • Discounted Gym and Sports
  • Access to Totem Discounts
  • Discounted Language Courses