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National Retail Agency, Associate

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 28155 
Title National Retail Agency, Associate 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Commercial 
Sub Division Capital Markets, National Agency 
Department National Retail (10000195) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


National Retail Agency, Senior Surveyor / Associate

Commercial Division, Head Office, Baker Street, London





Knight Frank is the leading independent property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors. 


Established in 1896, Knight Frank now comprises a global network of over 330 offices. 


Based at our global HQ in Baker Street, the National Retail Agency Team is looking to recruit a Senior Surveyor / Associate with 4-5 years minimum relevant leasing experience.


The team has an excellent book of work on which the candidate will immediately start to work including a portfolio of national UK shopping centres.



Job Summary   


This exciting role sits within our highly successful team National Retail Agency team which is based in London, where you will be handling both landlord and tenant representation mandates.





Business Generation & Fee Income


  • Run leasing mandates on behalf of retained landlords including Legal and General, M&G, Ardent, Sovereign Centros and Ballymore.
  • Supporting other teams within Knight Frank including capital markets, property asset management and residential.
  • Winning new business where possible, from both landlords and tenants.
  • Through existing contacts and mandates, refer opportunities to other parts of the Knight Frank business. 


Client Care


  • Client facing role where candidate is expected to lead and daily-manage senior client relationships.
  • Regular liaison and reporting anticipated.
  • Regular pitching opportunities for new business wins.



Professional Standards


  • Have excellent industry contacts: landlords, tenants and agents.
  • A recognised and active leasing agent in this area with 2-5 years relevant PQE.
  • RICS qualified (preferable but not essential).
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in respect of all work undertaken




  • Be an enthusiastic and pro-active team member, willing to work with multiple internal teams.
  • Ability to manage more junior colleagues and keen to develop and grow with the team in medium term.


Professional experience and personal skills profile


  • Personal Skills:
  • Proven industry expert
  • Entrepreneurial / lateral thinker
  • Experience of client management
  • Highly competent in client-facing role
  • Confident public speaker
  • Good communicator
  • Highly collaborative and able to work ‘in partnership’ with others
  • Organised and methodical in approach.
  • Personable and engaging personality.
  • Qualifications/Education:
  • Must hold a degree or relevant professional qualification
  • RICS qualified beneficial
  • Must have +2 years relevant experience
  • Systems & IT competence:
  • Microsoft applications


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