The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday February 8th, 2017. 1.00 - 2.30pm at St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street)

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

PMA CHRISTMAS – NEW YEAR

The PMA office will be closed from December 20th - January 9th.

PMA MEMBERS – 2017

Your ideas for discussion topics and speakers for 2017 are very welcome. Please get in touch!

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

Applying to join the PMA

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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

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 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.

KBJ Management

Agents’ Assistant/Office Manager

– Posted December 6th 2016

KBJ Management are looking for an Agents’ Assistant/Office Manager to support their small and dynamic team, looking after some of Britain’s leading broadcasters. Based in Fitzrovia, central London, the job will involve assisting the Directors and Agents in the day-to-day running of the office, as well as providing both finance-related and general administrative support and stepping in to cover agents’ duties when required.

You will liaise with KBJ’s clients, arranging transport and responding to charity requests and event invitations, as well as organising logistics with production teams, and updating KBJ’s website and social media feeds.

You will also be responsible for managing everyday company finances, including invoicing, client payments and petty cash. A good working knowledge of SAGE 50 Accounts is desirable, or a willingness to learn.

Efficiency, reliability and attention to detail are the key qualities we are looking for, as well as a genuine interest in the television industry. You will need to be highly organised and have excellent communication and written skills.

This is an ideal job for someone looking to embark on a career in talent management.

To start asap. Salary based on experience.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter

Keddie Scott Associates Ltd

Assistant

– Posted December 6th 2016

Keddie Scott are looking for an assistant for our fast paced and busy London office. Please do not apply without a minimum of 1 year’s experience in an agent’s office. The successful candidate will be required to undertake admin work, manage reception, field calls, liaise with clients/Casting/Production and have an excellent ability to multi-task. Knowledge of Tagmin and Spotlight is useful, excellent working knowledge of Mac is essential.

Only those looking to forge a long term career as a Talent Agent need apply.

Please send a CV and covering note by email.

United Agents LLP

Agents Assistant – Technicians Department

– Posted November 29th 2016

We’re currently recruiting an assistant for two agents in our Technicians Department. The successful candidate will have experience working in talent management or in production with a strong interest in all aspects of the business. The role will need someone who can multi-task in all areas of talent management including raising invoices and maintaining the smooth running of the office.

We require a friendly and calm individual with exceptional organisational, written and verbal skills, a can-do attitude and brilliant inter-personal skills in dealing with talent and who is comfortable using Microsoft Office. Attention to detail is also key.

Please send CV and covering email with TECHNICIANS in the subject header to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk

We do not accept applications or enquiries by telephone or requests for feedback.

Winterson's

Assistant Agent

– Posted November 28th 2016

We are currently seeking an assistant who has at least two years experience in an agency environment.

We value above all good humour, careful record keeping, good industry knowledge and ambition.