The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday April 5th, 2017. 1.00 - 2.30pm at St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street)

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

PMA MEMBERS – 2017

Your ideas for discussion topics and speakers for 2017 are very welcome. Please get in touch!

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.

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.

PBJ Management

Intern/Runner

– Posted March 28th 2017

PBJ Management is looking for an efficient and enthusiastic intern/runner to join the company for a 1 year placement. A genuine interest for the industry and all things comedy is a must.
The candidate should have an excellent telephone manner and communication skills. We would expect the candidate to be organised and have a genuine enthusiasm for administrative tasks. A good understanding of IT and social media is essential. Previous experience in an office environment or in the arts would be beneficial, but not imperative.
This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate, or someone who is at the beginning of their working life, who has aspirations to be an agent.
This position would be paid.

Creative Media Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 25th 2017

We are a leading boutique Agency based in west London and are looking for an Assistant to join our team of extremely busy Agents.

Previous Agency and/or Film/TV Production experience is required as we need someone who has a comprehensive understanding of how Agents and Film and Television Heads of Department work.

Applicants must be committed, motivated, responsible, able to prioritise, multi-task and have a meticulous eye for detail.

The job is varied and will include invoicing and monitoring client fees, updating website, management systems and clients c.v.’s, being the first point of call for clients and industry professionals and remembering who they are and what they are currently working on.
So, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) an in-depth knowledge of Tagmin, Excel, Word, PageLime webscript and Social Media along with having a good memory are all absolutely essential.

We need someone who is a good team player, doesn’t panic in a crisis, has diplomacy skills, initiative AND a sense of humour!

If you are this amazing person please send your CV and covering email with AGENT’S ASSISTANT in the subject header to:
 enquiries@creativemedimanagment.com

Salary is commensurate with experience and the start date would be as soon as possible.

Dalzell and Beresford

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 24th 2017

We are looking for someone enthusiastic, organised and bright to help support a busy and successful theatrical agency.

The primary function will be to provide administrative and secretarial support and the applicant should demonstrate excellent multi-tasking and office skills, as well as the ability to work as part of a close knit team. Specific duties will include but not limited to diary management, travel arrangements, dealing with correspondence, data entry, filing, maintaining the client website and provide support to all the clients as directed. Some knowledge of Tagmin (Agent database) would be useful in addition to having excellent computer skills.

The successful candidate will be required to have a great phone manner and excellent communication skills. This is hugely important because they will be the first point of contact at the agency and will be speaking to clients and industry professionals on a regular basis. This will require tact, discretion and the ability to remain calm and in control when working under pressure.

It would be useful if applicants have some previous experience of working in a talent or casting agency as well as a genuine passion for film, theatre and television.

Please send a CV and covering letter to mail@dbltd.co.uk

JORG BETTS ASSOCIATES

AGENT’S ASSISTANT

– Posted March 23rd 2017

Jorg Betts Associates are looking for a bright, organised and hard-working assistant to join a busy and high-profile boutique agency.

Essential attributes are the ability to multi-task, a keen eye for detail, and excellent verbal and written communication. Desirable attributes are a knowledge of Spotlight and Agentfile. The successful candidate absolutely must have a passion for the industry.

This full-time position involves close day-to-day client interaction, varied business and personal administration, and evening theatre trips.

Applications treated in full confidence. Please send a CV and covering email to jack@jorgbetts.com.

London Based Agency

Senior Assistant

– Posted March 22nd 2017

Senior assistant required for a busy, successful agency. The right applicant will need to work well under pressure, be methodical, have great attention to detail, enjoy working on own initiative and have a passion for the industry.
Salary dependent upon experience.

Please e-mail a cv and a short covering letter.

Fane Productions Limited

Paid Internship Opportunity

– Posted March 22nd 2017

Fane Productions Ltd is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and capable intern to join their team for a 3 to 6-month placement. You must have previous experience of working in an office.

You should have planning, organisation and time-management skills. We need someone with excellent IT and administrative skills and a high level of attention to detail. We expect you to have very good communication skills and a genuine passion for the industry. Previous experience of marketing for theatre, music and/or the arts and of working with actors, agents and promoters would be very useful.

Working hours are 9:30am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Salary is £15,000 per annum, pro-rata and is paid monthly on the last working day of the month.

Contact jess.hughes@faneproductions.com to ask for a full job description.

To apply, send your CV with a covering letter to jess.hughes@faneproductions.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.

Jane Lehrer Associates

INTERN

– Posted March 21st 2017

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic intern to join Jane Lehrer Associates. We are based in North London and the position is part-time to start with for three days a week, plus additional holiday cover. The successful candidate should be interested in all aspects of actors representation, have knowledge of social media and an excellent telephone manner. They must be prepared to go to drama school shows, theatre productions and screenings, which do take up many evenings. Does not have to have experience, but should be hard-working, have a strong interest in the arts and be very keen to learn and progress.

Please email CVs to sarah@janelehrer.co.uk

Berlin Associates

Junior Admin Assistant

– Posted March 20th 2017

We are a leading boutique talent agency based in Bermondsey, London. Due to continued demand we are looking for a diligent, accurate and hard
working Junior Admin Assistant to join our busy team.

The Job;
You will be working predominantly for an agent representing film and television crew. This is an administration heavy roll, and so candidates must be able to demonstrate a high level of organisation, accuracy and speed in completing tasks. Your punctuality and reliability is key to this role as a busy
office will rely on you to ensure admin tasks are completed quickly.

You will be responsible for Invoicing and monitoring of client fees and
ensuring systems and databases are kept up to date. You will be expected
to answer the phone and take messages efficiently as well as managing our
internal and client diaries. The role is a varied role and also includes
tasks such as updating the website, reception duties, meeting and greeting
and more.

You should be a good team player and assist with other responsibilities as
required.

Requirements:
• You must be good at working under time pressures ensuring a high level
of accuracy.
• Punctuality and reliability is key to ensuring tasks are completed quickly.

To apply, please email cv and cover letter to technicians@berlinassociates.com, for the attention of Laura Reeve

Waring & McKenna

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 15th 2017

Waring & McKenna are looking for an agent’s assistant to join the team. High level experience of the industry is preferred, but we are also interested in meeting other outstanding candidates.

Applicants should be driven, organised, intelligent and immediately capable of dealing with profiled clients. We expect candidates to be detail focused and motivated to work in a team environment, and to have excellent writing skills and phone manner.

Please send CVs and covering letters through to matt@waringandmckenna.com