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Career Opportunities

Your Career With Us

Established in 1858, Symonds & Sampson is one of the longest-established and highly regarded independent firms of Chartered Surveyors in the South West. With 16 regional offices employing over 150 people, we pride ourselves on being a ‘one-stop-shop’ of property experts, committed to providing high-quality service to our clients with outstanding customer service.

None of this would be possible without our staff – undoubtedly our greatest asset. Many have been with us for many years, progressing their careers and truly becoming lynchpins within the firm.

Please find details of current vacancies below, and to find out about careers and training with Symonds & Sampson, please click here.

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Symonds & Sampson LLP are looking for a full-time Negotiator to join their award-winning Blandford office. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player with proven experience, and the drive and determination necessary to succeed in this environment. This is an exciting role for an experienced agent who either has professional qualifications already or is looking to attain qualifications and build their career. Within an established and highly regarded firm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Negotiating
•    Dealing effectively with all initial enquiries
•    Diary and database management
•    Maintaining positive relationships with vendors and buyers
•    Arranging and carrying out viewings,
•    Sales progression
•    Generating valuations and property sales

KEY SKILLS
•    Pleasant demeanour
•    Effective self-motivator
•    Ability to work within a team
•    Computer literate
•    Full Driving license
•    Good time management and ability to prioritise workload

EXPERIENCE
•    One Year’s experience in Sales Negotiation is required.

IN RETURN
•    Competitive salary commensurate with experience
•    Holiday allowance including bank holidays and increasing with long service
•    Hours are full-time and include some Saturday (9-1 pm)
•    Work-based pension scheme

START DATE April 2024

CLOSING DATE 15 March 2024. Where we receive a high volume of applications, the closing date may be brought forward. To avoid disappointment therefore we suggest submitting your application promptly.

THE OFFICE The Blandford office is situated in the heart of the town, close to a wide range of shops and eateries. It is a multi-disciplinary office, home to residential sales and lettings departments.

Please send a CV with covering letter to David Price, or contact him on 01258 452670 for further information. All applications will be received in the strictest of confidence.

Symonds & Sampson LLP are seeking a Qualified Rural Surveyor to join our Rural Professional team in Devizes, Wiltshire. The role offers the opportunity for an individual to become part of a team while growing an area of their own expertise. This is an opportunity where the right candidate can develop and progress their career to the highest level.

Working with the Partner and Senior Surveyor to grow the office by creating relationships with other professionals and clients to undertake work types including but not limited to:

  • Valuations for banks, private individuals, probate and general tax planning
  • Planning or a range of agricultural, commercial, residential and diversification applications
  • General professional advice for rural clients
  • Landlord and Tenant advice
  • Country side stewardship and SFI
  • Farm & Land sales and purchases
  • Compensation claims, utilities and telecoms
This post will present the opportunity for an individual to build their own client base.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS
  • RICS qualified
  • Full UK Driving license
  • 1+ years PQE

DESIRABLE SKILLS
  • Registered Valuer
  • Member of the CAAV
REWARDS
  • A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Market leading commission structure
  • Training and subscriptions of RICS and FAAV along with any additional qualifications required
  • Opportunity to establish a client base and progress career
  • Holiday starting at 28 days per year including bank holidays and increasing with long service
  • Work based pension scheme
  • Company Events 
STARTING DATE As soon as reasonably possible.

THE OFFICE  The Devizes Office lies in an attractive rural location in the village of Coate, approximately 3 miles to the east of Devizes. . It is home to our Rural and Professional departments.

CLOSING DATE  25 February 2024. Where we receive a high volume of applicants, the closing date may be brought forward. To avoid disappointment therefore we suggest submitting your application early.

Please send a CV with covering letter to Chris Powell, or contact him on 01380 710536 for further information. All applications will be received in the strictest of confidence.


Symonds & Sampson LLP are seeking a Graduate Rural Surveyor to join our team in Devizes, Wiltshire. The role offers the opportunity for an individual to undertake their APC covering a wide variety of work types and become part of a growing young progressive team. This is an opportunity where the right candidate can develop and progress their career to the highest level.

Working with the Rural Partner and current Graduate Surveyor to continue to grow the office by creating new and maintaining existing relationships with other professionals and clients to undertake work types including but not limited to:

  • Valuations for banks, private individuals, probate and general tax planning
  • Planning for all rural development
  • General professional advice for rural clients
  • Countryside stewardship and SFI
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Farm & Land sales and purchases
  • Compensation claims, utilities and telecoms
  • Farm machinery & fodder auctions
REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE
  • Relevant Degree
  • Full UK Driving license
REWARDS
  • A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Training and subscriptions of RICS and FAAV along with any additional qualifications required
  • Opportunity to establish a client base and progress career
  • Holiday starting at 28 days per year including bank holidays and increasing with long service
  • Work-based pension scheme
  • On-site Parking 
  • Company Events 
STARTING DATE September 2024 

THE OFFICE  The Yeovil Office is multi-disciplinary in the centre of the town. It is home to Rural and Professional, Agricultural Auctions, Residential Sales and Residential Lettings departments.

CLOSING DATE  1 April 2024. Where we receive a high volume of applicants, the closing date may be brought forward. To avoid disappointment therefore we suggest submitting your application early.

Please send a CV with covering letter to Lucy Carnell, or contact her on 01935 382901 for further information. All applications will be received in the strictest of confidence.

Symonds & Sampson LLP is seeking a Qualified Surveyor to join our busy Commercial department. The role will be based in the Wimborne office. The role is a superb opportunity to build on a growing business and it offers an incredibly varied role enabling the successful candidate to gain wide experience in all aspects of commercial surveying.
 
 This will include but not be limited to:
  •  Purchase and sale of commercial property
  • Leasing and letting of commercial property
  • Landlord and Tenant related issues for both landlords and tenants
  • Valuation for banks, private individuals, probate and general tax planning
  • General professional advice for commercial clients
  • Commercial Property/Estate Management
This is a diverse and interesting role offering exciting career prospects for the right candidate.  
 
 REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE
  •  MRICS/AssocRICS Qualified
  • Registered Valuer
  • Full UK Driving license
REWARDS
  • A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Training and subscriptions of RICS along with any additional qualifications required
  • Opportunity to establish a client base and progress career
  • Holiday starting at 28 days per year including bank holidays and increasing with long service
  • Work-based pension scheme
THE OFFICE  The Wimborne office is a busy, multi-disciplinary office situated just off the market square and within walking distance of many local amenities.

APPLICATIONS  Please send your application with a CV and covering letter to Ryan Holmes or contact him on 01305 261008. All applications will be received in the strictest of confidence.