Surface Land Manager

Midland, TX
Land – MDL /
Full Time - W2 /
Are you a proactive, confident self-starter who thrives in competitive situations? Does your analytical style of thinking and natural ability to attain goals influence others? That's the kind of leader we are looking for; someone who is determined and persistent in conquering the objective at hand. PLM is looking for someone to lead our already successful land department even further forward! Seeking candidate local to the Midland, TX area.  

Job Description
The company is seeking a Surface Land Manager to report to and work directly with, the senior management team in Midland. The company’s significant growth necessitates the addition of a team member who can provide project updates to the senior executives and meet project deadlines. They will be highly proactive, possess an analytical style of thinking, and be someone determined and persistent in attaining goals. The overall purpose of the role will be to communicate with senior executives on project status, manage projects from all aspects, and influence landmen to perform most efficiently.


    • Facilitate a motivating environment by providing training and increase the teams’ visibility and awareness in the community/industry
    • Identify potential business leads for Purple Land Management and formulate a strategy for acquiring new business with Land Managers
    • Manage client accounts with a high level of customer service to ensure client satisfaction and obtain additional work orders
    • Follow all company policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook
    • Develop a strategy to successfully accomplish client objectives (Negotiate contractual agreements at or below market rate, etc.)
    • Maintain business development and market the company’s services and abilities to new prospective clients


    • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Surface Acquisitions and Title
    • Juris Doctorate or a degree in Energy Management may be substituted, but must accompanied with sufficient job-related experience
    • In-House experience is strongly preferred
    • Ability to meet specific deadlines, daily and weekly, based on current internal and client needs
    • Attention to detail and organization skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word
    • Excellent communication skills required

Preferred Qualifications (Not Required)

    • AAPL membership
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Juris Doctorate 
    • Degree in Energy Management/Commerce
Company Description

Purple Land Management, LLC (“Purple”) is one of the nation’s largest tech-enabled provider of land services that negotiates the buying, selling, and leasing of mineral rights, determines and cures title, prepares mineral ownership reports, and performs other related services required for oil and gas operators to drill and produce wells.  Overdrive, Purple’s proprietary software-as-a-service (“SaaS”), allows customers to track lease, well, and contract data in a web-based geographic information system (“GIS”) mapping platform powered by ESRI, a leader in GIS mapping software.  Based in Fort Worth, Texas, and founded in 2010, Purple has the financial support of Satori Capital, a Texas-based multi-strategy investment firm founded upon the principles of conscious capitalism.  Satori’s private equity business partners with leadership teams of companies that operate with a long-term perspective, commit to their mission or purpose, and create value for all stakeholders.