Agent’s Assistant (Theatre, Film, TV creatives)
– Posted January 6th 2020
We are looking for a new assistant to provide full time administrative and creative support for one of our Agents representing creatives, directors and writers working across theatre, film and TV and to support the wider literary and talent agency. The ideal candidate will be energetic, confident, enthusiastic and able to work both independently and as part of a small team. They will be highly engaged with the entertainment and media industry with a particular interest in theatre, film and TV. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and be both unflappable and flexible, with an understanding of the importance of excellent client service. A clear head for money and numbers is also essential.
• Administrative support to Agent in all aspects of their work.
• Scheduling meetings, appointments, reservations and bookings as and when required.
• Handling client and customer requests and enquiries
• Updating company website, records and systems
• Reading and evaluating scripts for TV, film and theatre
• Assisting with contracts and seeing them through to completion
• Invoicing and accounts processing
• Supporting agency’s social media
• Any other general tasks that arise in the day-to-day running of a small and busy office
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word and Excel
Good command of written English
Accurate typing skills
Ideally experience of working in a busy office environment and the ability to communicate and work in a range of environments from the office to public events
Degree 2:1 or above
About The Soho Agency
The Soho Agency is a London based boutique agency which is active in all areas of international literary and media representation. Formed out of the recent merger of the leading literary agency Lucas Alexander Whitley www.lawagency.co.uk and the TV talent agency Factual Management www.factualmanagement.com, and the recent appointment of Helen Mumby, we represent a roster of superb talent and IP creators including creatives, writers and directors working in theatre, film and TV, authors, writers, TV presenters, illustrators, brands, companies, charities, and on-line talent. Our aim is to offer a bespoke service operated with individuality and commitment to nurture talent and build brands, looking for the best deals for our clients, fostering critical and commercial success and planning long term careers. More information available on our new website www.thesohoagency.co.uk.
Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org