The PMA

PMA NOTICES

Next Dramatists’ and Directors’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday September 13th, 2017. 1.00 - 2.30pm at St Anne's, Soho (55 Dean Street)

Next Artists’ Agents Meeting

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017. 1.00pm - 2.30pm at St Anne's Church, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

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

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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.

Bloomfields Welch Management

Holiday cover agents’ assistant

– Posted July 26th 2017

We are a busy agency located in London Bridge and are looking for an assistant, with Tagmin experience, for a week to 10 days in August. Please email info@bloomfieldswelch with your CV.
Thanks
Barnaby Welch

Rossmore Management

Part-time Agents’ Assistant

– Posted July 26th 2017

Rossmore are currently looking for a part time Agent’s Assistant to join our close-knit team. We are looking for an organized, efficient and hardworking individual who has perhaps worked in artist management, casting or has worked in a demanding admin-based role. We are an acting agency representing clients across the board in high-profile Theatre, TV and Film so are looking for an individual who has experience and 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 excellent telephone etiquette and have the ability to deal with the demands of a busy agency in a calm and efficient manner.

Responsibilities will include:

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

If you have the relevant experience and skills and feel you would fit into our team, please write a short cover letter to explain why you think you are right for the job and send it with your CV to agents@rossmoremanagement.com

DENTON BRIERLEY

AGENTS’ ASSISTANT

– Posted July 25th 2017

We’re currently seeking an Assistant to join the Agents at Denton Brierley.

The Assistant role requires brilliant organisation skills, with real attention to detail, as the responsibilities will include diary management for the Denton Brierley office and for it’s clients. As the Assistant will answer incoming calls and liaise with both clients and industry professionals, an excellent phone manner is essential. Strong writing skills and Microsoft Office experience are key for day-to-day tasks and correspondence. Understanding and experience of social media content also preferred.

The Assistant will need a fantastic attitude and verve, even under pressure and be able to multitask efficiently across a range of assignments during the day. A passion for the industry, across both screen and theatre is vital, and always encouraged.

Experience of working in a Talent Agency and having Industry knowledge is preferred

Start date: approx 4th September.

Please send CV to info@dentonbrierley.com

Hamilton Hodell

Assistant for Commercials and V/O department

– Posted July 24th 2017

Busy agency with high level clients is looking for an assistant for the commercials/voice over division. Speedy, organised, with initiative, follow-through, excellent communication skills, a sense of humour and a passion to develop the role all a must. Team player essential.
We use Soundbooth, Photoshop, Agent File, Spotlight and can train in these areas. We do expect excellent computer skills and real attention to detail.
To start August 1st.

Advoice

Assistant – Voice Over Agent

– Posted July 24th 2017

Assistant voice over agent needed to start immediately for busy voice agency in Fitzrovia. Agency experience not essential but preferable. Good people skills, computer literate (Excel/Mac) and with excellent phone manner. Must be organised and efficient and work well under pressure.

Leading London-based Agency

Literary Assistant

– Posted July 20th 2017

Full time Literary Assistant working for Leading Literary Agent representing writers, directors across Film, TV and Theatre.

Relevant experience is essential with a genuine desire to develop a career within a Literary Department.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced creative environment and interacting with talent and industry professionals at all levels with confidentiality and professionalism.

Articulate and committed with a bright and friendly manner. Strong organisational skills, computer literate and a good working knowledge of the industry.

Please send CV and covering email to

jobslondonoffice@gmail.com

Quirky Kidz Creative Managament / PQA

Theatrical Agent

– Posted July 20th 2017

Start date: September 2017

Quirky Kidz Creative Management are seeking a highly-organised individual to represent children and young performers in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials, and related performing arts media.

Quirky Kidz Creative Management is the professional performers’ agency of the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts. We wish for a dynamic, ambitious and passionate person to join our team. This is an ideal job for someone looking to embark on a career in talent management.

Term: Full Time

Hours: 10.00-6pm plus 11 QK enrolment days (Sundays) and occasional theatre trips throughout the year.

Rate: To be negotiated depending on experience

Role responsibilities:
– To promote, represent and manage actors in various roles within the industry.
– Assist in the running of Social Networks and other communication tools.
– General office administration & duties including applications for performance licences, sending out call sheets, reading contracts, invoicing and negotiating fees.
– Liaise with clients/PQA Parents/Local Authorities/ Casting Directors and Production.

Required skills:
– Ability to write editorial for client emails, newsletters, press releases and website.
– Proficient Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
– Excellent telephone manner, communication skills and time management
– Previous experience working in a talent agency /arts administration position is essential.
– Highly-organised, multitasker who is able to use initiative and work under pressure.
Boundless energy and a sense of humour essential.

Opportunity: To develop in a well-established performing arts company at The Pauline Quirke Academy and to grow in a fun, professional and friendly nationwide Agency. There are also occasional opportunities to see client performances, showcases and set visits.

Please email kristie@quirkykidz.co.uk with AGENT in the header, including CV, covering letter.

ARG

ARG Receptionist

– Posted July 19th 2017

• Meeting and greeting clients;
• Answering and filtering calls;
• Distributing post;
• Responding to actors seeking representation;
• Managing meeting room diaries;
• Booking Bikes and Couriers;
• Ordering Office Stationery;
• Recording and coping of DVDs;
• Script Reading;
• Dealing with clients’ fan mail;
• Other general administration duties, like, scanning, photocopying, filing.

United Agents LLP

Temps

– Posted June 20th 2017

We’re currently looking for experienced Temps who are available for work immediately to join our roster. Experience of talent management or production is preferable, along with a good working knowledge of the industry and those within in it.
Please send CV and covering email with TEMPS in the header to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk