The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Artists’ Meeting 2018

Wednesday March 21st from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Next Dramatists’ & Directors’ Agent Meeting 2018

Wednesday April 18th from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Steet, Soho.

PMA Meetings – 2018

If you have any suggestions for topics you'd like to discuss or speakers you'd like to hear from in 2018, please email. Your ideas are always welcome.

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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Eligibility

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Application Process

Applications are considered by the PMA Council at quarterly meetings.

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.

Curtis Brown Group Ltd

Intern – Talent Department (Presenters & Commercials)

– Posted February 23rd 2018

Curtis Brown offers bright and energetic applicants an opportunity to gain experience in the world of agenting in our Books, Theatre Film and Television and Talent departments.

We’re currently looking for an intern to join our Talent Department. You’ll work with a Presenters’ Agent and also help to support the Commercials Team. You’ll gain hands-on experience of agency work and working with the media. Our ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in an office, a confident telephone manner, excellent communication skills and be able to multi-task under pressure. You should also have excellent administrative skills and a genuine interest in the industry.

We’d like to find someone who is available to start working with us as soon as possible and this internship lasts for 4 to 6 months.

You will earn pro-rata of £15,000 p.a. payable in arrears on the last working day of each month. Working hours are 9.30am to 6pm (with an hour for lunch).

You must also be either a British citizen or already have the legal right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to help with work permits, and we can’t help you with finding accommodation. You will need to make your own arrangements to live in the Greater London area during your placement.

To apply, visit our web page https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/internships-at-curtis-brown and download a copy of the application form.

Send your completed form to: jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk making sure you put “Internship Scheme – Talent Department” in the subject line of your email.

Closing date for applications is Friday 9th March 2018

Byron's Management

Intern

– Posted February 22nd 2018

We currently have an opening for a paid internship at Byron’s Management.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the entertainment industry, excellent time-management and organisational skills, and be computer literate. Great interpersonal skills are also necessary. We run a busy office, and so an ability to work well under pressure is a must.

Responsibilities will include assisting agents, taking calls, and general office admin.

If you are interested, please e-mail your CV and a cover letter to office@byronsmanagement.co.uk with ‘Internship’ in the subject line.

The Artists Partnership

Agents’ Assistant

– Posted February 21st 2018

The Artists Partnership are looking for a detail orientated individual to join their fast-paced team. The successful candidate will assist two Agents on a wide range of tasks. You will need to have excellent organisational skills, as you will be required to juggle the needs of both Agents’ and their combined lists. Applicants who are keen to be an integral part of the office as a whole, helping other assistants with office duties, would be preferred, as would applicants with video editing experience. A working knowledge of the Industry and excellent written, verbal and communication skills will be essential.

Hours 9.30am to 6.30pm (with theatre in evenings), office in EC2.
Deadline for applications: Monday 26th February.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to applications@theartistspartnership.co.uk with the Job Title in the Subject line.

Identity Agency Group

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted February 19th 2018

The Identity Agency Group (IAG) is one of the UK’s leading personal management agencies.

We are looking for a full-time agent’s assistant to start imminently. Tasks will include: assisting the agents, 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 and able to work under pressure.

Applicants must have at least 1 year’s experience as an agent’s assistant. We ask that you do not apply for this role if you do not have the required experience.

You must be computer literate, confident on the phone and have a strong working knowledge of the industry.

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

Burnett Crowther Ltd

Assistant – Sick Leave Cover

– Posted February 19th 2018

We are looking for someone to come in to help out for a minimum of two weeks from 26 February. Ideally someone who has already assisted in an office with Agentfile experience. Hours are 10 to 6 with an hour for lunch 1 to 2pm. Please send a covering letter and your CV ASAP.

InterTalent Rights Group Ltd

Agent’s Assistant – Actors Department

– Posted February 15th 2018

The companies formally comprised of Cole Kitchenn and ROAR Global have recently rebranded as InterTalent Rights Group. As a result, they are looking to expand and recruit a new Junior Assistant to assist the office of Talent Agent & Company Director Alex Segal alongside his colleague Martha Atack.

Job description: to assist the Actor’s Agent on their 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 challenging situations, detail aware, and prepared to work as required to get the job done.

Experience in Tagmin/AgentFile a bonus.

United Agents LLP

Floating Assistant – Actors Department

– Posted February 14th 2018

Floating Assistant – Actors Department

We’re currently recruiting a Floating Assistant to work across all offices in our Actors Department, providing additional support and holiday cover when necessary. The role requires someone who can multi-task in all areas of talent management – dealing with a wide range of clients and directly with casting directors, producers and the media. The role requires someone who is hugely adaptable and has great attention to detail, and would suit an individual keen to take the next step in their career, working with a number of highly successful offices before becoming a permanent member of a team.

We’re looking for a candidate with exceptional organisation, written and verbal skills who has a good knowledge of film, television and books. A can-do attitude is important as is proficiency in the use of MS Office. The successful candidate will have at least one year’s experience either having worked in either an agency or casting and be happy to turn their hand to anything.

Due to the requirements of the position, we are only able to consider applicants with the experience outlined.

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

The James Grant Group

Voiceover Agent

– Posted February 13th 2018

Job Purpose:
Reporting in to the Head of Voiceover at our head office based in Great Portland Street, the role of Voiceover Agent will be responsible for managing and enhancing the voiceover careers of our clients, whilst also assisting on more of a strategic level within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

First port of call for all incoming voiceover enquiries, briefs and casting opportunities for our clients
Liaising between clients and customers to organise all aspects of voiceover bookings
Negotiating deals and contracts on behalf of our clients
Overseeing management of logistics and diaries
Communicating and sharing information with senior team
Taking responsibility for development and welfare of Junior Agents
Responsibility for ensuring all job details are entered into the system correctly and are ready to be invoiced
Represent clients in a professional manner and tone in all communications issued
Demonstrate strong networking skills and attendance of relevant meetings / business events

Person Specification:
Experience within Media or the Entertainment Industry
Talent Management/Agent experience necessary, voiceover experience looked upon favourably
Able to work alone and as part of a team in a fast paced environment
Proactive and forward thinking; with excellent industry knowledge and ability to use own initiative
Excellent telephone manner and communication skills, able to build working relationships and liaise confidently
Professional appearance and approach
Management and development of team members
Excellent organisation and administration skills/communication
Trustworthy and able to handle confidential/sensitive information
Passionate, highly motivated and energetic
Applicants must have the right to work within the UK.

To apply: Please send a CV and brief cover email to Rosanna@jgg.co.uk

Morwenna Preston Management

Assistant (Musical Theatre +)

– Posted February 12th 2018

MPM is looking for an agency assistant with a special interest in musical theatre.

Probably part-time at first; likely flexible; definitely with future prospects for the right candidate.

Would suit an ambitious assistant wanting more responsibility and hands-on experience. May suit a casting assistant or even an ex-performer changing career path.

Industry knowledge and enthusiasm imperative; Tagmin helpful; initiative and integrity appreciated!

More details on request.

Rochelle Stevens & Co Ltd

Internship

– Posted February 12th 2018

Two month paid internship with literary agency representing writers and directors working in drama and comedy.

We are seeking an organised, energetic, motivated individual hoping to gain industry experience.
Responsibilities will include:
General reception duties
Client administration
Assisting the agents and the agents’ assistant.
The ideal candidate should have:
A good telephone manner
Be Apple Mac proficient
Have excellent organisational skills

We pay £280 per week.

Please send a CV and covering letter to phoebe@rochellestevens.com