The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Artists’ Meeting 2018

Wednesday October 17th from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Next Dramatists’ & Directors’ Agent Meeting 2018

Wednesday September 26th from 1pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's (55 Dean Street)

PMA AGM *SAVE THE DATE*

Monday, September 17th from 1pm - 3pm at Century Soho. (61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue). RSVP essential.

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.

We are currently reviewing our membership application process. Please check back in October 2018 for further information.

If you have any questions about membership please email: mailto:info@thepma.com.

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.

Keddie Scott Associates Ltd

PA to Senior Talent Agent

– Posted August 20th 2018

Our Scottish office has a full time position available for an individual with fantastic organisational skills and a passion for the Industry. MUST BE BASED IN GLASGOW. Mac skills, a knowledge of Spotlight and Tagmin would be very desirable. A background in Stage, Screen or Management would be useful but not essential. Motivated, energetic with an ambition to pursue a long career in Talent Management would be ideal. This is a superb opportunity for the right candidate. Please email CV and any additional relevant information for the attention of Paul Harper. Deadline for Applications is Monday, August 27th.

Fane Productions

Artist Booker and Events Coordinator

– Posted August 10th 2018

We are looking for an experienced, creative-minded and proactive individual to join our expanding and vibrant team.

This role has three principal focuses:

1.To build the corporate bookings side of our business
2.To work across our existing public figures and presenters’ tours
3.To develop new relationships with potential touring and corporate clients

For a copy of the job description and application form, visit our partner Curtis Brown’s website page ere https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/jobs

To apply, please send your completed application form to alex.fane@faneproductions.com to reach him no later than Thursday 16th August.

Markham Froggatt & Irwin

Intern (three-months)

– Posted August 9th 2018

We are looking for a full-time intern to work primarily in our film and television department.

Experience is not essential, but the successful candidate will need to be organised, have good attention to detail and be self-motivated. The role will involve dealing with telephone calls, reading scripts and general administrative support.

This is a paid internship, with hours of work between 10am and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday. For an exceptional candidate, there is the possibility of progressing to a junior assistant position.

Please send a short covering letter and CV to tracey@markhamfroggattirwin.com. Closing date for applications is 30 August 2019.

Steve Nealon Associates Ltd

Assistant for week of August 13th

– Posted August 7th 2018

We are looking for an agent’s assistant to cover 16-18 hours on the week beginning August 13th. Must have experience using Tagmin and Spotlight and should have an excellent phone manner. Please don’t apply unless you meet these criteria. Would suit someone looking to gain more experience.
Could lead to more sporadic cover work for the right candidate. £8 per hour. Please email CV and cover email ASAP to steve@stevenealonassociates.com

Curtis Brown

Assistant to Presenters’ Agent

– Posted August 3rd 2018

We are looking for an assistant to support the office of Presenters’ Agent Meryl Hoffman. We need someone confident, friendly and engaging with excellent communication skills. We expect you to be highly motivated with a strong work ethic – and stamina, you’ll be expected to work some additional hours, e.g. studio recordings and some evening events. You must have previous experience of working in an office and it would be useful, but not essential, if you have previous experience of working in the creative industry, for example a talent or casting agency, PR, or a marketing/advertising agency. An interest in social media and emerging digital platforms is also very desirable.

You should have a confident telephone manner as you’ll be speaking to clients and industry professionals on a regular basis. We need an assistant who is scrupulous about detail and who can help set up and maintain systems to help Meryl’s busy office run smoothly. We need someone who also enjoys the challenge of research and is able to multi-task with these projects whilst juggling daily logistical duties.

You’ll need to be able to stay calm and in control when working under pressure and you should also be a diplomat – able to use your tact and discretion at all times.

Visit our website www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/jobs to download a copy of the job description and application form.

To apply, please send your completed form to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk to reach us no later than Tuesday 14th August.

Curtis Brown

Assistant to Talent Agent

– Posted August 2nd 2018

We’re looking for an organised and confident assistant to join our Talent Department. You must have previous experience of working in a busy office, this is a fast-paced, exciting environment and you need to be able to think on your feet and stay calm under pressure. We need someone sensible with excellent communication skills who knows when and how to use their tact and discretion!

You’ll be working alongside a Senior Assistant helping to support the busy office of two of our most senior Talent Agents. One is also CEO of Curtis Brown, so this role includes additional duties and confidential work involving liaising with other senior managers and directors. This role requires a high level of attention to detail and we expect excellent administrative and multi-tasking skills. Candidates should be happy to work as part of a small close-knit team.

An assistant is the first point of call for the office, so first impressions count – our ideal candidate is well-presented, personable and engaged. For the right person, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn and develop, to gain an overview of the industry and to make relationships for the future.

Visit our website – www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/jobs –
to download a copy of the job description and application form.

To apply, send your application form to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk to reach us no later than Monday 20th August.

(Please make sure you put “Assistant – Talent Department” in the subject line of your email).

Rochelle Stevens & Co Ltd

Internship

– Posted July 31st 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 looking to gain industry experience.

Responsibilities will include:

General reception duties
Client administration
Script reading
Assisting the agents and agents’ assistant.

The ideal candidate should have:

An excellent phone manner
Proficiency on Mac computers
Excellent organisational skills
A keen interest in television, film and theatre.

We are looking for someone to start on Monday 3rd September.

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

Quirky Kidz Creative Management / PQA

Agency Admin Assistant

– Posted July 24th 2018

Position: Agency Admin Assistant

Quirky Kidz Creative Management (QK) is seeking a highly-organised individual to assist Agents in the day to day running of our busy office. QK is the professional performers’ agency of the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts. Representing child actors and young performers in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials, and related performing arts media.
We wish for a dynamic, ambitious and passionate person to join our team.

Term: Full Time
Hours: 10:00 – 18:00
Start date: September 2018
Locations: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire

Role responsibilities:
• Invoicing and producing remittances
• General office administration duties which include updating CV’s and database content
• Assist with performance license applications
• To update the QK news page via the website
• Liaise with Quirky Kidz Agents, PQA Parents, and Local Authorities
• Write editorial for client emails and newsletters
• Assist with online bookings throughout workshops and casting day periods

Required skills:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
• Excellent telephone manner, communication skills, and time management
• Previous experience working in an arts administration position is essential
• Highly-organised and able to use initiative
• Boundless energy and a sense of humour essential
• Have an excellent ability to multi-task and work under pressure