Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday November 16th, 1pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's, Soho.

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

There are no more Artist Meetings in 2016. Dates for 2017 will be posted soon.

Theatre Committee (D&D)

Wednesday October 19th, 4pm - 5.30pm at Casarotto Ramsay

PMA EVENT: Fixated Risk Management

Wednesday October 26th, 1pm - 2.30 at St Anne's Soho (55 Dean Street) with Theseus Risk Management


We are the leading professional body for talent agencies in the UK.

The PMA is a membership organisation for agents who represent actors, writers and directors. It was set up over 60 years ago with the intention of encouraging good practice among agents by encouraging better communication between agents and better communciation from agents to the industry.

The PMA does not provide advice about finding an agent. If you are looking for an agent you will need to contact individual agencies directly. You may find our list of member agencies useful – available to download at the bottom of this page.


As a member you will part of a unique network of over
170 agencies in the UK

As a PMA member your agency will have access to:


Advice and current information is always available on the members’ email forum. You will also have access to a vast resource library in the Members Area online which includes current standard agreements.


PMA members meet every month (alternating between Artists’ Agents and Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents). Meetings may be to discuss current industry issues or they may take the form of Q&As with relevant industry representatives. In addition to the monthly meetings there are a number of smaller work groups representing a wide range of specific interests and current issues.


To apply for membership you will need:


Annual membership (exc VAT) is: £350.00 for agencies of less than 10 employees and £650.00 for agencies of 10 or more employees. Membership runs from January to December.

If you have any questions about membership please email:

If you are ready to apply please click here:

Application Form

Applying to join the PMA

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Please consider the notes below before completing the application form on the next page.


Download template letter for your Bank or Accountant

Application Process

Applications are considered by the PMA Council at quarterly meetings (generally held in January, April, July and November).

You will be notified of decisions as quickly as possible thereafter. If your application is successful we will invoice for your subscription payment. Current fees are listed below.

If you have any queries please email

Membership Fees

Annual membership (exc VAT) is:

£350.00 for agencies of less than 10 employees working in film, theatre and tv.

£650.00 for agencies of 10 or more employees working in film, theatre and tv.

Membership runs from Jan – Dec. If you join mid-year (after June) you will be only be invoiced for half the year.

Please review the highlighted fields below to ensure that you have completed all the required fields and checked the confirmation checkboxes.

If your agency is less than two years old please note previous experience at another agency.
(e.g. mainly artists representation or literary representation)
Please name four current clients and state how long they have been with the agency.
Must be supported by two current PMA members.
This application is supported by the company director/s. I/we have read the pma code of conduct for membership and undertake to carry out *my/our obligations thereunder

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Next steps ... you will be asked to email two written references from current PMA members and evidence of a separate client account signed by your bank or accountant.

New member applications are reviewed at PMA Council Meetings, generally in January, April, July and November. You may be asked to provide additional information at that stage or will be contacted soon after with a decision.

If you need any further information please contact The PMA at<

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Need to fill an admin vacancy?

Sign in to the Members Section and select Post a Vacancy, write your ad, press the send button to post. It will automatically be published in the vacancy list. Please note the PMA does not carry ads for agents.

Ads will automatically delete after 2 weeks. To edit or delete email


The Vacancy List: Looking for a start or a next step in an agency?
Current assistant and admin vacancies are posted below.

Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Limited


– Posted October 24th 2016

We are looking for a bright, hardworking receptionist to join a busy agency. The ideal candidate would have an assured and friendly telephone manner, be able to work under pressure and have a genuine interest in film, TV and theatre. Alongside general reception duties, the candidate will also be expected to support agents in day to day tasks.

Please send your cover letter and CV to

The Artists Partnership Ltd.

Receptionist- new position for 2017

– Posted October 21st 2016

Receptionist- new position

As we are going through a period of expansion here at TAP we are recruiting for a Receptionist.

Applicants should be highly organised, personable and capable of being the first point of contact for callers and visitors.

Duties will include
* Meeting and greeting clients and other visitors
* Answering and filtering calls
* Distributing post
* Responding to actors seeking representation;
* Managing meeting room and office diaries
* Booking Bikes and Couriers
* Ordering Office Stationery
* Recording/ Uploading of client work
* Dealing with clients’ fan mail
* Other general admin, e.g. scanning, photocopying, filing.

Ideally applicants will have done a work experience placement or internship within a similar environment and have a passion for the arts and entertainment industry.

Start date 3rd January 2017

To apply send a covering email and CV with details of any notice period to Kaye Freeman before COB 11th November.

Gordon and FRench

Senior Assistant for Maternity Cover

– Posted October 21st 2016

We are looking for a high level assistant with experience for a busy, agency. The ideal person would have experience of low level deal making, be able to work on their own initiative, have a confident and friendly telephone manner, be able to work under pressure and have a passion for film, tv and theatre.

We have met some wonderful people but we haven’t found the ideal person yet and so we are going to continue the search for a while.

Curtis Brown Group Ltd

Actors’ Agent – Assistants required

– Posted October 20th 2016

We’re looking for assistants to join our expanding department. We’d like to find people who are bright and energetic – also organised and hard-working. They should have some previous office experience. It would be useful, but not essential, if they have some experience of working or interning in a talent, casting or advertising agency. We’re happy to hear from people with all levels of work experience from recent graduates to ‘second jobbers’.

Our ideal candidates will have a great phone manner and excellent communication skills as they’ll be speaking to clients and industry professionals regularly. They will be happy to work in a team, be calm under pressure and be able to use their initiative. The ability to use tact and discretion are also an important part of this job.

These busy roles require first-rate time and diary management skills. We’d love to find people who are scrupulous about detail and who enjoy the idea of setting up and maintaining systems to help the agents’ offices run smoothly. And, of course, they must have a genuine passion for film, television and theatre!

To apply: Please send your CV with a covering letter to

(Make sure you put “Assistant to Actors Agent” in the subject line of your email)

Closing date for applications is Monday 21st November 2016

The Artists Partnership Ltd.

Commercials Assistant

– Posted October 20th 2016

Commercials Assistant

You would join this fast moving department at an exciting time of growth and development assisting in all administrative areas but also including taking/giving out appointments, raising invoices, maintaining parts of the website and making Spotlight suggestions.

Some previous experience of Commercials and/or Voiceover is highly desirable as is familiarity with Agentfile and Spotlight.

Start date is ideally before Christmas for handover but latest 3rd January for perfect candidate.

Salary TBD

Application before COB on 4th November

Send covering email and CV to Kaye Freeman including salary expectations and any notice period

Hamilton Hodell

Part-time Bookkeeper

– Posted October 19th 2016

Part-time Book-keeper needed for holiday cover

Hamilton Hodell seeks an experienced book-keeper for holiday cover in Jan/Feb 2017, 3 days a week. There may be additional holiday cover required throughout the year. Some AgentFile experience essential.

Please email