The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Soho, 55 Dean Street

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

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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.

Creative Media Management

Part-time Administrative Assistant

– Posted July 21st 2016

Administrative Assistant required 2-3 days a week – Monday, Wednesday,
Friday – for busy west London office.

Applicants must have extensive office management experience and a meticulous eye for detail along with excellent communication skills. Proficiency with Excel, Word, FileMaker, PageLime and the ability to multi-task and prioritise is essential as is a good sense of humour!

Please send your CV and covering email with PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT in the subject header to enquiries@creativemedimanagment.com

Samuel French Limited

UK Rights Director

– Posted July 19th 2016

Samuel French, the world’s leading theatre licensing agency, is looking for a dynamic UK Rights Director to join its London office.
For more than 180 years Samuel French has been licensing and publishing plays and musicals in both the UK and the USA. Today its unique theatrical catalogue comprises 10,000 titles that are licensed for both amateur and professional performance, as well as publication as the famous Samuel French Acting Editions.
The UK Rights Director is part of Samuel French’s global acquisitions team in London and New York, and is responsible for representing Samuel French in acquiring performance and publishing rights from UK authors and theatrical agents.
Duties include researching the UK theatre market to identify new acquisition and publishing opportunities; negotiating the acquisition and contracts for global and territorial rights; and working with our publishing and licensing teams to help bring the Samuel French catalogue to market.
Candidates must have a minimum of five years’ experience in the theatre industry in a related position, such as theatrical agent, literary manager, dramaturge, or artistic director; an extensive set of working relationships within the theatre community; and a deep and current knowledge of the dramatic canon.
The ideal candidate will also be an excellent communicator, with the self-confidence and charisma to proactively represent Samuel French in the marketplace. He/she will possess both literary and commercial judgement, have excellent project management skills, and the ability to take initiative as well as to work as part of a team.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, your CV, and a note of your current salary to:
Douglas Schatz, Managing Director, Samuel French Ltd, 52 Fitzroy St, London W1T 5JR, douglas@samuelfrench-london.co.uk .
Applications close on Wednesday 27th July 2016.

BBA Management

EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT AGENT

– Posted July 18th 2016

BBA seek an experienced Assistant Agent to work as an integral part of the team in our busy London office. Knowledge of using Tagmin & or Agentfile is imperative.

You need to be efficient, organised, flexible, a team player; experience in a busy, professional agent office is essential. Salary package offered depending upon experience.

Promotion opportunities and employment package benefits are available.

Please send CV and cover letter to office@bba.management with Assistant Agent detailed in the subject line. This position is only open to candidates with the required practical experience and skill set.

Closing date for applications: 31st July 2016

Michelle Braidman Associates Ltd.

Administrative Assistant

– Posted July 15th 2016

Assistant required for busy office, providing admin assistance to 3 agents. Immediate start.
You will need to have:

Confident telephone manner
Ability to communicate information accurately
Excellent computer skills
An interest and knowledge of the industry
Ability to prioritise, with an eye for detail
Good team player
Common sense

Duties will include:

Answering phones
Drafting letters/e-mails
Filing/organising
Being responsible for post in/out
Data entry
Responding to fan mail
Making a mean cup of tea!

Please send your CV and covering letter to Michelle Braidman at mb@braidman.com

UNITED AGENTS LLP

Agent’s Assistant – Technicians Department

– Posted July 15th 2016

We’re currently recruiting an assistant for an Agent in our Technicians department. The successful candidate will have experience of 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 dealing with clients and producers, as well as processing contracts, 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 good knowledge of film, television here and internationally, a can-do attitude and brilliant interpersonal skills in dealing with talent and who is comfortable using MS 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 enquirers by telephone or requests for feedback.

Cole Kitchenn

Senior Agent’s Assistant

– Posted July 12th 2016

London’s fastest growing talent agency for Actors & Creatives. Part of the UK’s leading independent talent management group ROAR is recruiting for a Senior Agent’s Assistant to Director Oliver Thomson.

To assist the above on his client list, including artist liaison, administration and account management.

Candidates should be highly efficient/organised, polite and calm under pressure, confident and credible enough to work with high profile artists, be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy in a crisis, detail aware, prepared to work as required to get the job done. Experience in Tagmin/AgentFile a bonus.

Please send a CV and covering letter to apply.