The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Soho, 55 Dean Street

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Creatives’ Committee

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, 4pm - 6pm at United, 12-26 Lexington Street, Soho.

IDEAS

Members, your ideas for guest speakers or discussion topics at meetings are always welcome. Please get in touch and if we can make it happen, we will!

ABOUT US

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.

JOIN THE PMA

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:

THE PMA NETWORK ONLINE

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 MEETINGS AND EVENTS

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.

APPLICATION

To apply for membership you will need:

MEMBERSHIP FEES

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: mailto:info@thepma.com.

If you are ready to apply please click here:

Application Form

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

Eligibility

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 info@thepma.com

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 info@thepma.com<

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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 info@thepma.com

VACANCIES

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

DAA

Agent Assistant

– Posted May 23rd 2016

We are looking for a full-time Agent Assistant to support Debi Allen and her team. The role will include: submitting clients on spotlight, answering calls, reading scripts, promoting clients, updating CV’s, invoicing and general office duties.

The candidate must have a minimum of 1 years’ experience (ideally 2) within a talent agency and have a strong working knowledge of casting. We are looking for someone who is extremely organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills who can work well under pressure and has a good sense of humour!
This position is to start in July. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to charlene@daamanagement.co.uk

IAG

Agent Assistant – Full Time

– Posted May 18th 2016

The Identity Agency Group (IAG) is one of the UK’s leading personal management agencies covering work in Film, TV and Theatre.

We are looking for a full-time Agent Assistant. Tasks will include: assisting a senior agent, answering calls, data entry, liaising with clients, marketing, and general office duties.

We are looking for someone who is extremely organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must have previous experience as an assistant in either a talent agency or casting office. You must be computer literate, confident on the phone and have a strong working knowledge of the industry.

This position is for an imminent start.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to casting@identityagencygroup.com

JPA Associates

Senior Assistant/Agent

– Posted May 17th 2016

JPA Associates are currently looking to recruit a Senior Assistant/Agent to take JPA Management to the next level.

The candidate needs to have a minimum of 1 year experience within an agency environment and a passion for the industry. They should have strong organisation skills and be excellent communicators.

All applications will be considered in the strictest confidence.

This position has scope to progress rapidly within a small but busy office in High Wycombe.

Send a short covering letter and CV to agent@jpaassociates.co.uk

Creative Artists Management

Front Desk / General Assistant

– Posted May 17th 2016

We are looking for a Front Desk / General Assistant

This person will have to possess a sunny disposition, as you will be the first point of contact for the clients​, ​casting director​s​ and industry

Duties include answering the phone and handling general office admin and helping the office to run smoothly. Other duties involve ordering bikes, arranging press night flowers, greeting guests, ordering stationary. An important role is managing our social media. Applicants must have an excellent knowledge of twitter.

This role also incorporates​ working with the relevant teams​ and ​handing out commercial castings

We need someone to be highly organised and ​hav​e​ a flexible attitude as this role​ will also require cover​ing​ ​the​ assistants when they are on holiday and support​ing​ them with varying tasks

This role is very much what you make it!

Please send your cvs and letters to dg@cam.co.uk

Clare Vidal-Hall Management

Administrative Assistant – Permanent, Full Time

– Posted May 16th 2016

Are you career minded and looking for a challenging role within an extremely busy office environment?  

Are you focussed, thorough and very organised?
Do you have great attention to detail?
Do you have outstanding communication skills?
Are you a good team player?
Would you enjoy working in a small office environment?
Do you work well under pressure?

An excellent working knowledge of Apple Mac Systems, MS Word and Excel is required together with a basic knowledge and experience of updating websites and social media. Experience of AgentFile is advantageous.

Please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to jobs@clarevidalhall.com

Boss Talent Management

Additional office cover

– Posted May 16th 2016

We are looking for additional office cover over the summer months with an immediate start.
All candidates must have at least 6 months experience in an agency and ideally familar with spotlight and Tagmin.
Please email enquiries@bosscreativeentertainment.com

RKA Talent

Paid Intern

– Posted May 15th 2016

RKA Talent are looking for a full time intern to start immediately.

Candidates must have a strong passion for the industry as well as an interest in working in a talent agency, and must also be willing to commit to 6 months.
We are looking for someone with an excellent telephone manner, as well as great organisational, written and verbal communication skills. Must be MAC literate, good with design for client lists and mail outs and be familiar with MailChimp, Tagmin and Spotlight. Candidates must be able to operate a camera , edit on IMOVIE and read/act opposite actors for international tapings. A trained actor looking to make the move into artiste management is preferred.

This position also has scope to lead into full time agency employment.

Paid position. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Adam Leonard- Burns – office@rkatalent.com.