Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday June 14th, 2017. 1.00 - 2.30pm at St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street)

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.


Thursday, June 15th from 6pm - 8pm at Cafe Koha, St Martin's Court


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.


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:


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 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.


To apply for membership you will need:


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:

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.


Download template letter for your Bank or Accountant

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

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<

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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


The Vacancy List: Looking for a start or a next step in an agency?
Current assistant and admin vacancies are posted below.

The Artists Partnership

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted May 26th 2017

We have a wonderful opportunity to ignite your passion for TV, theatre and film, whilst gaining some industry level experience.

The Artists Partnership are looking for a detail orientated individual to join their fast-paced team. The successful candidate will learn how to assist two young Agents with a wide range of tasks. They will need to have excellent organisational skills, as they will be required to juggle both Agents’ requirements.

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.

As an Assistant, you would be liaising with industry professionals and clients, as well as undertaking general administrative tasks such as preparing client appointment notifications, script reports and itineraries, helping to maintain diaries, website and social media presence as well as many other administrative duties. A love of theatre, a high level of computer literacy and great attitude will be essential.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
* Must have passion for theatre, TV and film
* Excellent organisational skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Good problem-solving skills
* Team player

Start date: mid to late June 2017 .
Salary on application.
Hours 9.30am to 6.30pm (with possible theatre in evenings), office in EC2.

– Please specify the job title in the subject of your email when writing.

The Artists Partnership Ltd.


– Posted May 25th 2017

Receptionist wanted for busy Talent & Literary agency, based in EC2A.

Initial contract 6 months with option to extend to 12.

Salary £17,500. To start ASAP.

• Phones inc. answering bulk of calls, checking voicemail and turning answering machine on and off.
• Checking and distributing general email enquiries
• Office supplies ordering
• Some website maintenance / diary & calendar management
• Post duties
• Day to day facilities – e.g IT, building issues
• Other ad hoc duties e.g. helping with event planning

Applicants should have an excellent phone manner, be able to work under pressure and multi-task.

Some previous Reception, Office or Customer Service experience a must and interest in the arts and entertainment industry highly desirable.

Applications of a CV and covering email should be addressed to Kaye Freeman at before 4th June.

Esta Charkham Associates


– Posted May 23rd 2017

Temporary Agent’s Assistant required – experience with Spotlight and Tagmin essential – great telephone manner and attention to detail essential. Immediate start for 4 – 5 weeks. The office is based in West London and is small but busy….We’d love to meet some contenders this week so please apply asap.

Esta Charkham Associates


– Posted May 23rd 2017

Temporary Agent’s Assistant required – experience with Spotlight and Tagmin essential – great telephone manner and attention to detail essential. Immediate start for 4 – 5 weeks. The office is based in West London and is small but busy….We’d love to meet some contenders this week so please apply asap.

Gordon and French

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted May 22nd 2017

Gordon and French are looking for a fantastically organised, quick thinking and self motivated assistant to work on a list of both developing and award winning actors. Previous experience in an agency, (or in casting/production at a high level), is essential. The ideal candidate will relish hard work, fuelled by a genuine passion for the job. Salary commensurate to experience.

Jonathan Arun Ltd

Paid Intern required

– Posted May 19th 2017

We are looking for a full time intern to join the Jonathan Arun team, with potential to develop into an assistant role.

We are happy to give the right candidate full training, so no experience necessary, but a good knowledge of the industry is essential. We are looking for someone who is an excellent communicator, meticulously organised, computer literate, intuitive, ambitious, has a good understanding of social media and a keen interest in live theatre, film and TV . Above all, someone who is excited by this opportunity and wants to build a career as an agent.

Please email CV and cover letter to FAO: Amy O’Neill

The Artists Partnership Ltd.

Temp Cover for Commercials Department

– Posted May 18th 2017

Our Commercials Department are looking for Temp Cover starting (ideally) Friday 2nd June until Friday 7th July.

Previous agency experience and familiarity with Agentfile/ Spotlight are ESSENTIAL.

You will be taking and giving out appointments, calling contacts, maintaining parts of the website and making Spotlight suggestions as well as assisting in all other administrative areas. You will need to be highly organised and efficient.

Please apply ASAP to Lotte Champness at with a covering email, CV and your hourly or daily rate.

Independent Talent Group

Team Assistant – Independent 360

– Posted May 17th 2017

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Team Assistant to support the established team running Independent 360. – here is a link to the site to get familiar with: .

The role is largely admin based, but a confident approach, good personal skills and the ability to think creatively are all necessary for the role.

The right candidate will have an interest in working with talent on television and online as they will work across our entire roster of clients, from comedy and entertainment to social and documentary makers.

Salary is £22k a year.

The Lisa Richards Agency

Intern Talent/Lit Department

– Posted May 16th 2017

Paid internship with Central London theatrical agency

Busy central London agency seeks highly organized, energetic, motivated individual looking to gain experience within the industry for a 6 month internship.

Responsibilities will include:

General reception duties
Client administration
Website and social media updates
Assisting talent agents

The Ideal candidate should have:

A good telephone manner
Be Apple Mac proficient
Have excellent organization skills
Be a keen film and TV viewer
Interest in the Theatre


Potential for full time work at the end of the internship

Please send applications to


Junior Agent

– Posted May 10th 2017

Galloways Agency is looking for a Junior Agent for our Commercials Department.


Essential Criteria: excellent knowledge of commercials; at least 2 years experience within an agency; familiarity with Tagmin.


We are interested in meeting hard-working, organised, bright, enthusiastic individuals who are excited to be part of a dedicated team.


Full-time position. Salary TBC. Start: as immediate a possible.


Please send applications via email to: