The PMA

PMA NOTICES

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!

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

thank you!

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.

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, alison@alanbrodie.com, 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

Requirements:

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

www.rkatalent.com

Please email with covering letter to.

office@rkatalent.com

Curtis Brown Group Ltd

Agent – Theatre, Film and TV Department (maternity cover)

– Posted September 16th 2016

We’re looking for someone to help co-agent a list of top screenwriters, directors and playwrights and solely manage a smaller list of up and coming talent. We need someone hardworking, with an ability to multi task, a sense of humour and a collaborative working style.

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an agency, or working in development or production across TV, film or theatre. They must also have experience of deal-making and contract negotiation. Please note that this is not an entry-level role.

A large part of the agent’s job is meeting and maintaining relationships with clients and producers, and working closely with colleagues in the departments at Curtis Brown. Also, the agent will be attending evening screenings and theatre so a passion for the industry is essential!

To apply, send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 3rd October.

Belfield & Ward

Internship

– Posted September 15th 2016

We are looking for a part time intern to join our busy office at the beginning of October.

The role requires excellent communication and organisation skills.

This is a paid internship for roughly 3 months so it would probably suit someone with another part time job.

Please send a CV and a covering letter with ‘INTERNSHIP’ in the subject line to Office@belfieldandward.co.uk

Shane Collins

Assistant

– Posted September 15th 2016

Full time Assistant required
Looking for a bright new addition to our team.
You will have experience of Mac computers and either Tagmin or Agentfile.
A good knowledge of Theatre, TV and Film. Musical background an advantage.
Organisational skills are key ,
Duties to include, general office admin dealing with clients and casting directors.
Arranging meetings,post,theatre visits, drama schools.
Full CV and references with application.

Sylvia Young Theatre School

Full Time Receptionist/Admin Assistant

– Posted September 12th 2016

Receptionist duties at Busy School/offices. Immediate Start
Welcoming Personality. Good computer skills. Good Organisational skills. Interest in Theatre/Media.
16k per year.
Could suit recent graduate.
Please e-mail Cv and covering letter to alison.ruffelle@syts.co.uk
Please put Receptionist in Header.
If shortlisted – candidates will need to fill in online application.