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So you want to be an estate manager?

Working as an estate manager is one of the most complex and rewarding career paths within the domestic field. You'll get to interact with your on a daily basis, organize many aspects of their lives, and manage a (sometimes large) battery of staff. But, as any experienced estate manager will tell you, the profession is not for the faint of heart. 

If you are interested in becoming an estate manager in the future, it's important to begin thinking about your resume now so that you'll be able to find work in the field down the road. 

Many estate managers begin their careers in domestic service as personal chefs, since these jobs include much of the same knowledge and skills. The process of sourcing and finding rare ingredients is often great training for developing the discerning taste that's required of an estate manager. Knowledge of fine wines, travel and other aspects of a high-end lifestyle is also a big bonus. 

Learning is important if you're interested in this career, so if you have your sights set on running an estate, do what you can to find out more about your field as often as possible. Joining a professional organization is an excellent way to network with those in a similar position and gain insight on your career path. 

Colonial Domestic Agency specializes in finding placement for domestic professionals with experience, and we will be happy to accept your resume after you have accrued three years in the position. If you have met these requirements, apply today and we will see if there is a family we can place you with.