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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

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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.

Cole Kitchenn Personal Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted November 13th 2017

Cole Kitchenn Personal Management are receiving submissions for the following new position: Assistant to Ashley Vallance and Adam Maskell.

The role will assist on both of their client lists including artist liaison, administration and account management inc. office management duties.

Candidates should be highly efficient/organised, polite and calm under pressure and confident enough to work with high profile artists. They must be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy, be detail aware and prepared to work as required to get the job done.

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working within an Actors, PR or Advertising Agency. Knowledge of Tagmin is a bonus but not essential.

To apply, please send CV & covering letter to charlie@colekitchenn.com

Vivienne Clore (Artist Management)

AGENCY ASSISTANT

– Posted November 13th 2017

We are seeking a full-time Assistant to join our busy boutique agency; representing actors, comedians presenters, broadcasters, writers and creatives across all areas of the entertainment industry.

We are a close-knit team and assistant duties will include assisting the Agents in all areas of talent management and helping maintain the smooth running and efficiency of a busy office.

The ideal candidate will possess good organisational and administrative skills; pay strong attention to detail; have a good telephone manner; be forward thinking; the ability to work under pressure and to multi-task; proactive and willing to learn. Finally they should have a genuine enthusiasm and interest in the industry.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Shelley@vivienneclore.com

Closing date for all applications is Friday 17th November 2017

– this is a follow on from the internship advertisement we placed recently.

Winterson's

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted November 10th 2017

Due to internal promotion we are currently seeking an Agent’s Assistant to support the team in our busy central London office.

Apply with a separate covering letter and CV as attachments.

niki@nikiwinterson.com

United Agents LLP

Actors Department Runner

– Posted November 10th 2017

Actors Department Runner

We are currently recruiting a Runner to join our Actors Department on an 12 month contract, starting ASAP. Offering general support to the department as a whole our Actors Runner must but be happy to turn his or her hand to anything, have a strong can-do attitude and fierce attention to detail. This is a role where no week is ever the same – you could be running packages one minute to providing holiday cover on a busy Assistant’s desk the next.

The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of the industry with ideally at least 6 months experience of working in either an agency or in casting, be IT savvy and preferably some experience in either an actors agency or casting. While this is an entry level role it’s an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in talent management – many of our runners go on to secure permanent roles within the company.

Please send your CV with ACTORS RUNNER in the subject header to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk

AVALON

Experienced Management Assistant with keen interest in Comedy

– Posted November 10th 2017

ROLE PROFILE

Job Title: Management Assistant

Company: Avalon Management Group Ltd.

Location: 4a Exmoor Street, London, W10 6BD

Reports to: Manager/s, Senior Management Assistants

THE COMPANY

Avalon was founded in 1989, remains an owner managed business and comprises a number of activities, primarily:

 Talent Management – operating under Avalon Management Group (‘AMG’), Artist Rights Group (‘ARG’) and Billy Marsh (BM), exclusively represents some of the best artists in contemporary entertainment including comedians, actors, presenters, writers, directors and producers.
 Television Production – a group of leading independent production companies (including Avalon Television, Flame Productions, Liberty Bell and Topical Television) focusing on creating high quality programmes and securing right positions so that its content can be exploited in all media long term.
 Distribution – an in-house distribution business specialising in completed programme and format sales.
 Promotions – specialising in live artist bookings (from small venues to arena tours) providing best acts for event programming and performances, as well as public relations, online and marketing services.

Avalon has offices in London, Glasgow, Southampton, Beverly Hills and New York.

The Role:

Supporting Managers and Senior Management Assistants in general admin role with duties below:

Client:

– First point of call for all general client enquiries including offers. Ascertaining all relevant info such as fees, dates etc.
– Administrate client contracts including negotiating basic terms.
– Administrate invoicing for clients.
– Making all necessary arrangements for clients to carry out work obligations including liasing with production teams to organise travel & itineraries.
– Accompanying clients when necessary.
– Organise Manager’s work diary including setting up meetings, arranging and connecting conference calls.
– Manage the message document

– Organising & filing all client administration including correspondence, contracts & payment info.

Books:
– Take general enquiries from publishers and pas on to Manager.
– Administrate contracts and invoices.
– Sort out itineraries for promotional tours and events by liasing b/w publishing companies and clients.

PA duties:

– General administration for the Manager

The Candidate:

– Organised with great attention to detail
– Able to multitask
– Interested in Talent management and preferable in Comedy
– Good interpersonal skills.

Rochelle Stevens & Co

Internship

– Posted November 9th 2017

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
Have a keen interest in television, film and theatre.

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

Tha Narrow Road Company

Agent Assistant

– Posted November 9th 2017

The Narrow Road Company are currently looking for an Agents Assistant to join our fast paced team in our London office.

Agency experience at some level is desired. Duties will include assisting the Agents in all areas of artist management including dealing with clients, casting directors & producers. Also helping to maintain the smooth running and efficiency of a busy office environment.

All applications are handled in the highest confidence. Please email CV & covering letter to amy@narrowroad.co.uk

Jessica Carney Associates

Agency Assistant/Assistant Agent

– Posted November 8th 2017

We are currently recruiting for an Agency Assistant/Assistant Agent (depending on experience) to work mainly with our acting clients, predominantly in the fields of theatre and commercials. You can see our range of clients at www.jessicacarneyassociates.co.uk

Responsibilities include:
– Being first point of contact at the agency; liaising with clients, casting directors and other industry professionals
– Assisting with making client suggestions for projects; giving clients audition information
– Dealing with certain contracts and invoices (dependent on experience)
– Keeping client profiles, agency website and Twitter up to date
– General admin – inc ordering office supplies etc

Our ideal candidate will be confident, friendly and proactive with fantastic organisation and communication skills and a great eye for detail. Occasional evenings required to see clients or prospective clients in the theatre and other industry events. Must be proficient with MS Office. Previous experience at a talent agency, casting company or in the creative industries is desirable – as is a good sense of humour!

January start date. Salary dependant on experience. Please send CV and cover letter to info@jcarneyassociates.co.uk

Belfield & Ward Ltd

Agency Assistant

– Posted November 6th 2017

Belfield & Ward Ltd are seeking a full-time Assistant for a busy boutique agency based in Covent Garden, to join a close-knit team representing actors and creatives across all areas of the entertainment business.

Agency experience at some level is preferred. Duties will include assisting the Agents in all areas of artist management including dealing with clients, casting directors, producers & the media, and helping to maintain the smooth running and efficiency of a busy office environment.

Essential qualities required include a working knowledge of, and enthusiasm for the entertainment industry; strong attention to detail; the ability to work under pressure and to multi-task; and the ability to maintain a good sense of humour at all times.

Mac Computer skills, (& ideally experience of Tagmin) are also essential.

A competitive salary, consemurate with experience is offered to the successful applicant. Starting Date: Negotiable.

To apply, please send CV & covering letter to belfieldandwardvacancy@gmail.com

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 17th November.

Shepherd Management Ltd

Holiday Cover – Voice Over Agent

– Posted October 25th 2017

SMVoices (the voice over department at Shepherd Management) are currently looking for holiday cover for two weeks from the end of November.

It is essential that candidates have relevant experience within a voice over/commercial department or an advertising agency. They should also be confident, friendly, organised and a quick learner. Knowledge of commercial and radio usage would be beneficial.

For more information or to apply, please email sammy@shepherdmanagement.co.uk