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 19th from 1.00pm - 2.00pm at St Annes' Soho (55 Dean Street)

PMA Meetings – 2018

If you have any suggestions for topics you'd like to discuss or speakers you'd like to hear from in 2018, please email. Your ideas are always welcome.

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:

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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.

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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.

MacFarlane Chard Associates

Agent’s Assistant – Actor’s Department

– Posted July 17th 2018

MacFarlane Chard Associates are looking for a full time Agent’s Assistant for the acting department.

Applicants must have a minimum of one year’s experience working within a theatrical agency and be used to working as part of a small team, under pressure and to deadlines.

Knowledge of both Tagmin and Spotlight is essential and the successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, be organized and able to prioritize as they will be speaking to casting directors and clients on a daily basis.

Salary AAE.

Please send a CV and covering letter to kevin@macfarlane-chard.co.uk.

Sharon Henry

Agency Cover

– Posted July 11th 2018

Hi

I’m looking for someone to come in with experience of covering in an Agents office. Tagmin experience essential. Dates to be covered are 1-7th August.

Becky Barrett Management

Accounts & Admin Assistant

– Posted July 10th 2018

BBM has an opening for a part-time accounts and admin assistant., 1 day per week, every Friday.
The prospective candidate must have relevant accounts experience, with knowledge of Tagmin being desirable but not essential.
The candidate’s responsibilities will include weekly payroll, invoicing, expenses and office admin as necessary.
Please send your Cover Letter and CV to Becky Barrett at info@bbm.agency.

Shepperd-Fox

Senior Assistant at Shepperd-Fox

– Posted July 9th 2018

Shepperd-Fox are looking for a dynamic Senior Assistant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Theatrical Agency.

The applicant must be articulate with an excellent work ethic and proactive with superb attention to detail. They will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive data appropriately.

Experience working with the Spotlight link, Tagmin, self-tape technology and social media skills are imperative as is the ability to work both in a close knit team and individually showing initiative as required. Career progression for the right candidate is possible and salary will be dependent on experience. Full day time position with flexibility to allow additional trips for Theatre and Screenings etc. A motivated intelligent person with a great sense of humour is sought!

Please send CVs with a short letter to Jane Shepperd at info@shepperd-fox.co.uk by Monday 16th July 2018 at midday.

Troika Talent

Agent’s Assistant (Writers & Directors)

– Posted June 29th 2018

Currently seeking a new assistant to work within our Writers and Directors Department, reporting to an agent specialising in screenwriters, playwrights, and directors.
Responsibilities will include: reading scripts and offering feedback, processing and keeping track of client contracts, general client administration, attending theatre performances and screenings, invoicing and money chasing, updating client biographies, dealing with clients and producers on a daily basis and contributing to the smooth running of a very busy office.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about film, television and theatre and an avid reader. They should be proactive and forward thinking, highly-organised, have a positive attitude with plenty of energy and enthusiasm, must possess excellent attention to detail and have an ability to communicate at all levels – both in written and verbal form.
Some experience of working at an Agency or a Film/TV production company is required.
To apply, please send a covering email and your CV to becca@troikatalent.com.

Gordon and French

Assistant

– Posted June 25th 2018

This role is to work closely with the MD of the company. The role will incorporate company administration and agent’s assistant duties. Anything that needs organising, facilitating and activating for both the office and the actors will be carried out by you. This will be a very busy and demanding role and, hopefully, very satisfying. You will be involved in all aspects of the agency and so all experience is valid. Please send me a short letter and a clear cv that highlights why you would be perfect for me. I am more interested in common sense, clarity, ability to work under pressure, a can-do attitude and amazing organisation skills.

Donna French

APM Associates

Agents Assistant

– Posted June 22nd 2018

APM Associates is a leading Theatrical Agency based at Elstree Film Studios, currently seeking an Assistant to start ASAP.

The successful candidate will be required to assist in the general daily running of the office including speaking to casting directors and clients on a regular basis.

We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills who can multi task under pressure, the ability to update websites is essential. Knowledge of Mac computers and Agent File is also desirable.

We are keen to meet with candidates who are confident, articulate and have a real passion for the industry, preferably with experience of working within a Theatrical Agency.

Please email CV and covering letter to apm@apmassociates.net with the reference “Agents Assistant Application” in the Subject bar.

BBA

Senior Assistant

– Posted June 22nd 2018

BBA seek an experienced Senior Assistant to work to join the team in our busy Covent Garden office. Knowledge of Tagmin & Agentfile is imperative; the candidate will need to be organised, computer literate, resilient, possess good social media skills and a working knowledge of the industry.

Applicants should have at least one year’s experience in an Assistant role, work well within a team & have a ‘can do’ attitude.

Salary is offered depending upon experience; employee package benefits are available.

Please send CV and cover letter with Senior Assistant detailed in the subject line.

This position is only open to candidates with the required practical experience and skill set. This is not a graduate position.

Global Artists

Executive Assistant

– Posted June 21st 2018

This is a demanding role, and the ability to work calmly under pressure is a primary requirement. Applicants should be dynamic decision makers who are articulate and quick-thinking. Strong computer skills and a confident telephone manner are key, as the position will involve the day-to-day management of leading talent. The successful candidate will be expected to network, will be flexible regarding working hours, and must be able to work as part of a team. Applications should be submitted to jobs@globalartists.co.uk

The Artists Partnership

Assistant

– Posted June 19th 2018

The Voiceover, Radio and Commercial department of The Artists Partnership is seeking an assistant.

We are looking for an organised, efficient, detail orientated individual who can assist two agents with general administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the office. Whilst this would suit a recent graduate or someone starting out in the business, some previous knowledge of the industry would be beneficial. We would like a pro-active, supportive team player. Computer literacy, good telephone manner and excellent written/verbal skills a must.

To apply, please send CV and covering letter to miranda@theartistspartnership.co.uk

Application deadline: Tuesday 26th June 2018.

Creative Media Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted June 19th 2018

We are a leading boutique Agency based in Ealing and are looking for an Assistant to join our team of extremely busy Agents.
Previous Agency and 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, pro-active, organized, able to prioritise, multi-task and have a meticulous eye for detail.
The job is admin heavy but varied and will include invoicing and monitoring client fees, updating website, management systems and clients c.v.’s, managing social media, answering the phone and ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the office.
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 letter 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.

Grantham Hazeldine Ltd

Senior Assistant

– Posted June 18th 2018

Grantham Hazeldine Ltd is looking for a Senior Assistant to join our small team from the Autumn.
The ideal candidate will have at least 18 months experience in a busy office and will be comfortable using Tagmin, Spotlight & Mac computers.
We need someone who can hit the ground running with a confident phone manner, a can-do attitude, a great sense of humour & ideally some established links with casting offices. We are keen to meet candidates who have a real passion for the industry.
This role requires an excellent level of attention to detail and we need brilliant admin and multi-tasking skills. Candidates must be happy to work as part of a close-knit team and be able to deal with confidential and sensitive issues in a discreet manner.
For the right person there is the chance for progression within the company.
40 hour p/w + evenings for theatre as required.
Salary based on experience, start date flexible.

Please send a cover letter and CV to agents@granthamhazeldine.com
www.granthamhazeldine.com

Curtis Brown

Intern – Talent Department

– Posted June 13th 2018

We offer bright and energetic people an opportunity to discover what agencies are all about. Our internship programme gives an introduction to the world of agenting in various departments and we have an vacancy for an intern to join our Talent Department. This internship is for 3 months and you will work with our team to gain hands-on experience of agenting.

Applicants should have good administrative skills and genuine enthusiasm for and interest in the industry. We’d like you to have experience of working in an office. Our scheme is open to graduates, undergraduates and non-graduates alike.

We pay our interns £18,000 p.a. (pro rata) and working hours are 9.30am to 6pm (with an hour for lunch). Applicants must already have the right to work in the UK and we will ask you to provide original documentation as evidence of this. Also applicants must be able to make their own arrangements to live in the Greater London area during the internship. Unfortunately, we are not able to help candidates with finding accommodation or with travel costs.

Visit our website –
www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/internships-at-curtis-brown
to find out more and to download a copy of the job description and application form.

To apply – send your completed application form to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk

(Closing date for applications is Saturday 21st June)

Gardner Herrity Ltd.

Paid Internship

– Posted June 12th 2018

If you have an interest in pursuing a career in talent management, you’re smart, bright and efficient with a sense of humour (essential) and available for six months from early July then please get in touch.

Gemma Hirst Associates Limited

Holiday Cover

– Posted June 12th 2018

Gemma Hirst Associates is boutique film/TV agency representing a range of award-winning TV, film & theatre writers, as well as media rights to books. We are currently looking for experienced temps to provide holiday cover, and occasional admin assistance on an ad hoc basis.

The successful candidates will have:
Minimum 1 year of film/tv/theatre industry experience in an administrative role – experience of working for a talent/literary agency would be advantageous.
Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office Packages; Word, Excel and Outlook – advanced Excel knowledge essential as our agency systems use Excel-based databases.
Both Mac and PC literacy.
Good communication skills and confident telephone manner.
Strong attention to detail
Fast learner
The ability to multitask and good organizational skills

Successful candidates will be required to attend an afternoon of paid training prior to providing holiday cover.

Please send your CV and covering email to katie@gemmahirst.co.uk

Angel & Francis Ltd

Agent’s Assistant – Part-Time Maternity Cover

– Posted June 12th 2018

We are looking for a reliable part-time temp to cover a period of maternity leave in a busy Soho-based office.

The role will require someone who is organised and efficient and has a head for figures…as well as a sense of humour.

Ideally, the candidate will have knowledge of Spotlight/TAGMIN/Mac and some level of experience within the TV/film/theatre industry.

Please note this is not a full-time position.

Start date: early July

Please send your CV and a covering letter to kevin@angelandfrancis.co.uk by 22nd June 2018.

BELFIELD & WARD Ltd

AGENCY INTERN

– Posted June 11th 2018

We’re looking for an intern to assist in the day to day running of our busy office.

This is a Paid, 3 month internship. The ideal candidate would have experience with MAC computers and TAGMIN, a keen interest in Theatre, TV + Film, and most importantly a great attitude and sense of humour.

Start Date – Mid July, TBC..

Please send a cover letter and CV to Simon, with ‘INTERNSHIP’ in the email subject.

Bloomfields Welch Management

Intern

– Posted June 11th 2018

Bloomfields Welch Management is looking for a bright, energetic and ambitious paid intern to join the team for 3-6 months, with possible prospects of full-time employment for the right person.

The ideal candidate will have worked with Macs, have experience of working in a busy office, be calm under pressure, have a pleasant phone manner, have an interest and passion for the industry and be a motivated self-starter.

Please send a CV and supporting statement to info@bloomfieldswelch.com, with INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject field.

Rossmore Management

Agent Assistant

– Posted June 7th 2018

Rossmore are currently looking for an Agent’s assistant. We are an acting agency representing clients in Theatre, TV and Film. Therefore we are interested in an individual who has knowledge of the industry and a genuine passion and interest in the arts.

The ideal candidate should preferably have experience working with AgentFile and Spotlight and be Mac proficient. They must also have very good telephone etiquette and have excellent organizational skills, computer skills and be able to cope with the demands of the job in a calm and efficient manner.

Responsibilities will include:

– Managing social media via Twitter and Facebook
– Updating the company website with client news
– Assisting with any admin tasks
– Regular attendance to the theatre, supporting clients and new talent
– Liaising with clients with regard to castings and other administration

If you have the relevant experience and skills, please write a short cover letter to explain why you think you are right for the job and send it along with your CV to sarah@rossmoremanagement.com.

Keddie Scott Associates Ltd

Commercials Agent

– Posted June 7th 2018

Keddie Scott is looking for a skilled Commercials agent to head up a division of the Company focusing on this area. The ideal candidate would be organised, motivated, very computer literate and mathematical. Does not necessarily have to based full time in the office, flexibility on work location can be discussed. Experience is essential. Please apply by email. Thanks 🙂

United Agents LLP

Agent’s Assistant – Film & TV Department

– Posted June 7th 2018

Agent’s Assistant – Film & Television Department

We’re currently recruiting for an Assistant to work within our Film & Television Department, reporting solely to an Agent specializing in directors and screenwriters. Responsibilities will include all aspects of talent management – dealing with clients, broadcasters, producers and the media on a daily basis and maintaining the smooth running of the office.

The successful candidate will have exceptional organisational, written and verbal skills, a good knowledge of (and passion for) film, television (drama specifically) and theatre, have a can-do attitude and be proficient in the use of MS Office. Experience of working at a Film or TV production company or Literary Agency would be beneficial. As would some experience of script-reading.

Please send a covering email and your CV to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk with FILM & TV in the header.

JORG BETTS ASSOCIATES

INTERN

– Posted June 5th 2018

Jorg Betts Associates are offering a paid three-month internship.

May suit a bright and organised graduate eager to gain experience at a busy and high-profile boutique Central London agency.

The successful candidate will have the ability to multi-task, a keen eye for detail, excellent verbal and written communication – and, most importantly, a passion for the industry.

This is a full-time fixed-term internship.

For the right person, there is genuine potential opportunity for a permanent position.

Please send a CV and covering email to jack@jorgbetts.com.

Curtis Brown

Assistant – Talent Department (Actors)

– Posted June 4th 2018

We’re looking for an organised and confident assistant to join our Talent Department. You must have previous experience of working in an office, this is a fast-paced, exciting environment and you’ll 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 liaison 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 friendly, professional 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 the job description and find out more about the role.

To apply: please send your application form to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk by 10am Monday 11th June.

Diamond Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted June 4th 2018

Established West End Theatrical Agency seeking an Assistant to start ASAP.

As well as providing full secretarial support for the director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of the office including speaking to casting directors and clients on a daily basis, meeting and greeting guests, script reading and breakdowns, fan mail, stationery orders and all other ad hoc support duties.

It is vital that the right person has excellent organisation and communication skills and the ability to multi task under pressure. You should possess an enthusiastic, positive, polite and efficient manner that is suited to working within a busy environment. You must also be able to deal with highly sensitive and confidential issues in a discreet manner.

We are keen to meet with candidates who have a real passion for the industry and have experience of working within a Theatrical agency.

Please email CV and covering letter to cp@diman.co.uk