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’ & Theatre Groups

There are no meetings currently scheduled.

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

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.

DAA

DAA – full time paid Internship (3 months)

– Posted April 28th 2016

DAA are looking for a full time intern to start immediately.

We are currently looking for an intern to work in our busy office assisting with a range of tasks. We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a fast paced office, has good attention to detail, excellent telephone manner, good organisational skills and someone who enjoys working to a deadline. This is a paid position. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to charlene@daamanagement.co.uk

United Agents LLP

Temps

– Posted April 28th 2016

Temps

We are currently looking for experienced temps to work across the company, in particular within the Actors Department. Experience of working within an Actors Agency or in casting is a must together with a good working knowledge of the industry.

Please send your CV and covering email to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk with TEMPS in the subject heading.

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

JORG BETTS ASSOCIATES

Junior Assistant Agent

– Posted April 27th 2016

Jorg Betts Associates are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working full-time Junior Assistant.

The right candidate will be passionate about the industry and ideally have some prior experience. They should be highly efficient and organised.

The role will involve general administration and office support, diary management and artist liaison in a busy, fast-paced environment.

Please send a short covering letter and CV to jack@jorgbetts.com.

RKA Talent

RKA full time paid Internship

– Posted April 26th 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 opposite actors for international tapings. This role would suit an ACTOR looking to make the move into artist management or casting.

This is a paid position. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to adam@rkatalent.com.

Shepherd Management Ltd

Junior Agent/PA to Managing Director

– Posted April 25th 2016

Shepherd Management are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Junior Agent/ PA to the Managing Director to join their busy team.

The ideal candidate should be confident and highly efficient, with excellent communication and organisational skills. They should work well in a close team environment and have a good sense of humour. The role will include extensive diary management, artist liaison and general administration duties. This position will involve evening commitments.

Candidates should have the following:

-        At least 2 years experience within a Talent Agency or similar environment

-        A thorough knowledge of the TV, Film and Theatre industry, as well as the current casting directors and production companies

-        Highly computer literate, ideally with knowledge of Apple software, IE and Spotlight

We are looking for someone to really embrace the role and hit the ground running!

Please send a CV and covering letter to sammy@shepherdmanagement.co.uk including salary expectations and any notice period

 

Sara Putt Associates

PA to MD, Office Assistant and Researcher

– Posted April 22nd 2016

A fantastic opportunity to join Sara Putt Associates, a well-established and highly respected company within the Film and TV industry.

Based at Shepperton Studios, Sara Putt Associates are an agency representing Film and TV heads of departments and crew.

We are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic individual who can work effectively as our Office Assistant, a role which encompasses administration, organising the MD’s diary/schedule and also co-ordinating research on forthcoming film and TV projects.

This role will involve working in a fast paced environment, where you will provide support to the MD and the other agents.

Duties will include:
· Liaising with clients on behalf of the MD when required.
· Diary management.
· Provide administrative support to the office and the MD.
· Co-ordinating events and any travel requirements.
· Researching productions using industry publications and collating information in database form.
· Updating and maintaining the company website and social media accounts.
· Providing general office support (including taking calls and handling enquiries, greeting and assisting visitors to the office, maintaining office supplies, photocopying, scanning, printing, making tea and coffee, collecting post, keeping client CVs up to date and carrying out ad hoc tasks as required.

Desirable Skills:
· Excellent communication skills including a confident phone manner.
· Good initiative and ability to multi-task without supervision.
· IT confident, with a knowledge of computer programmes such as Microsoft Office and Outlook Express. Some knowledge of online databases would be an advantage.
· Good people skills – a key function of the company is putting on networking events, so occasional evening work may be required.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to applicants@saraputt.co.uk

TROIKA

AGENTS ASSISTANT

– Posted April 19th 2016

Troika are looking for a full time agents assistant. Ideally we are looking for someone with at least one year’s experience in the industry. The successful candidate will be joining a team with two partner agents. The ideal candidate should be bright, personable, hard working, able to multi task and have a keen eye for detail. Tasks will include but are not limited to; dealing with general enquiries and charity requests, updating the website, handling expenses, arranging client meetings, script reading, attending theatre and screenings, general PA & office admin.

Please send a brief covering letter and CV to:

Kate@troikatalent.com

DAA Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted April 19th 2016

A position has become available for an assistant to Vic Murray at DAA Management.
The candidate will ideally have experience working in this industry, preferably within an agency, however for the right person this is a great opportunity to learn. You will need to be organised, computer literate (updating websites and social media) and attention to detail is a must. Excellent communication skills, as this role involves liaising with clients, casting directors and managing diaries. Experience with Tagmin would be useful, although not essential. Time management, being proactive and the ability to prioritise is key, as well as being able to remain calm under pressure. MOST IMPORTANTLY it’s a friendly office and we welcome people with a good sense of humour who also like dogs!

APM Associates

Agents Assistant

– Posted April 18th 2016

APM Associates

Current Vacancy: Experienced Full Time Agents Assistant to start as soon as possible

Job description, skills & experience required include:

Confident telephone manner
Office administration & bookkeeper support
Research, Client PR & Promotion
Experienced with Social Media platforms
Updating web content & technical ability
Diary management & organisation
Knowledge & experience with MAC programmes
Confidence & enthusiasm to liaise with Clients & industry professionals
Regular attendance to showcases, press nights, client & prospective client performances
Knowledge of Musical Theatre
Salary dependent on CV & experience.

Please email CV & covering letter to: apm@apmassociates.net
Detail in subject line: Agent’s Assistant application
We look forward to hearing from you.