Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

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

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday October 12th, 2016. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Creatives’ and Theatre Committees

No meetings currently scheduled.

PMA AGM 2016

Wednesday September 28th, at Century Soho. From 1pm - 3pm. All members are welcome. Save the date!


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

Online Application complete

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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.

Curtis Brown Group Ltd

Assistant to Actors’ Agent

– Posted September 30th 2016

We’re looking for someone organised, energetic and bright with previous office experience. It would be very useful if they have some experience of working in a talent, casting or advertising agency.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills and they should be happy to work a part of a team. We need someone with a great phone manner and excellent communication skills as they’ll be speaking to clients and industry professionals regularly.

This busy role requires first-rate time and diary management skills. We want to find someone who is scrupulous about detail and who loves the idea of setting up and maintaining systems to help the office run smoothly. They should be responsible and able to use initiative, tact and discretion – and should also be able to remain calm and in control when working under pressure.

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th October

Shepherd Management Ltd


– Posted September 27th 2016

Shepherd Management are looking for a dynamic and motivated intern to join the agency.

The ideal candidate should be confident, organised and eager to get involved in all aspects of the agency. Duties will include, but not be limited to, administrative tasks, answering the telephone, filing, drafting emails and assisting the agents as and when required.

Candidates should have the following:
- A degree, or currently studying at undergraduate level
- Excellent IT skills, with Mac experience essential
- A professional telephone manner
- A genuine interest in the industry

Please send CV and covering letter to

Alan Brodie Representation Ltd.

Receptionist/Office manager (Entry level position)

– Posted September 20th 2016

Receptionist/Office Manager

This is an important position at the centre of a busy Agency. The person we are looking for will be an enthusiast, efficient, be able to work under pressure and on their own initiative. They will be able to demonstrate that they have outstanding computer skills with an ability to use a wide range of software or be a very quick learner.

The primary function will be to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Agents and Managing Director. Specific duties will include, but not be limited to, diary management, travel arrangements, booking theatre tickets, dealing with correspondence and providing support in all aspects of the agency. In addition, they will be required to operate the reception and telephone system and assist all the clients as directed.

The Receptionist/Office manager will be required to ensure the smooth running of the office and maintenance of the website and databases and will also be the ‘face of the Agency’ in that they will be the first port of call for phone calls and visitors and be expected to meet and greet as well as spearheading the agency’s social media content. The job will also include responsibility for the day to day running of the office including but not limited to client travel arrangements, script and review library, storage room, filing, copying, post etc . There will be an opportunity to read unsolicited scripts and handle amateur licensing and certain other contracts on the Agency’s behalf.

Please write a covering letter or email to Alison Lee,, stating why you wish to be considered for the position and briefly stating relevant experience. The letter/email should be accompanied by a CV with current salary if applicable. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview and will be asked to fill out an application form.

Gordon and French

Senior Assistant

– Posted September 20th 2016

Gordon and French are looking for a Senior Assistant. The perfect person will work well under pressure, be a team player, have some experience of deal making, be proficient on Macs and knowledge of Tagmin an advantage. We are not looking for a junior assistant so please do not apply if you do not have at least 2 years relevant experience.

RKA Talent

Senior assistant

– Posted September 20th 2016

RKA Talent are looking for an experienced senior assistant to assist with representation of both acting and creative talent full time in our fast-paced agency. We are an established agency based in WC1A that has been in business for over 10 years with highly respected clients working across the board in TV and Film.

The applicants must be:

- Contract experienced

- Detail oriented

- Punctual

- Good Multi-taskers

- Organized

- Mac proficient and generally tech savvy

- Self Starters

- Motivated


2+ yrs of previous talent agency experience

Excellent written and verbal skills

Proficient in all casting databases and have strong industry connections.

Full time from the end of Oct 2016

Please email with covering letter to.