Next Artists’ Meeting 2018

Wednesday March 21st from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Next Dramatists’ & Directors’ Agent Meeting 2018

Wednesday April 18th from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Steet, Soho.

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.


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.


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:


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 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.


To apply for membership you will need:


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:

If you are ready to apply please click here:

Application Form

Applying to join the PMA

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Please consider the notes below before completing the application form on the next page.


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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

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.

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The Vacancy List: Looking for a start or a next step in an agency?
Current assistant and admin vacancies are posted below.

Gardner Herrity Ltd.


– Posted March 20th 2018

Bright, smart, ambitious, person required with excellent telephone manner, great organisation skills and a sense of humour. Duties include office admin, data entry on Tagmin and video clip extraction for showreels so editing skills required.

Our internships last for a minimum three months. This internship is paid pro-rata @ £ 15,000,00 p.a.

If you would like more information please email us

Shepherd Management Ltd

Maternity Cover – Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 19th 2018

We are looking for a hard-working and dedicated assistant to come on board to cover a period of maternity leave.

As the role will be supporting two Senior Agents, the ideal candidate should be confident and highly efficient, with excellent communication and organisational skills. They should work well in a close team environment and have a good sense of humour. The role will include diary management, artist liaison and general administration duties. This position will involve occasional evening commitments.

Candidates should have the following:

– At least 2 years experience within a Talent Agency
– A thorough knowledge of the TV, Film and Theatre industry, as well as the current casting directors and production companies
– Highly computer literate, ideally with knowledge of Apple software, Spotlight and IE

We are looking for availability from mid-May 2018.

Please send a CV and covering letter to
We will be starting interviews immediately, so please apply promptly.

United Agents LLP

Film & TV Department Runner

– Posted March 16th 2018

Film & Television Department Runner

We are currently recruiting a Runner to join our Film & Television Department on an 12 month contract. Offering general support to the department as a whole our Film & Television Runner must 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 development, production or in an agency and be IT savvy. We’re actively looking for candidates who are passionate about writers and directors and the industry on the whole. 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.
Ideally we’d like the successful candidate to be available to start in mid-April.

Please send your CV with a paragraph on your favourite television series or film to with Film & TV RUNNER in the subject header

The Artists Partnership

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 16th 2018

The Artists Partnership are looking for a detail orientated individual to join their fast-paced team. The successful candidate will assist two Agents on a wide range of tasks. You will need to have excellent organisational skills, as you will be required to juggle the needs of both Agents’ and their combined lists. Applicants who are keen to be an integral part of the office as a whole, helping other assistants with office duties, would be preferred, as would applicants with video editing experience. A working knowledge of the Industry and excellent written, verbal and communication skills will be essential.

Start date: Feb 2018
Salary on application.
Hours 9.30am to 6.30pm (with theatre in evenings), office in EC2.
Deadline for applications: Friday 23rd March

David Higham Associates Limited

Assistant to Film TV and Stage Agent

– Posted March 15th 2018

We have a vacancy for a full-time agent’s assistant to join us in the film/TV/stage department. We are looking for someone with relevant industry experience for example, a previous position in the area of film/TV or stage or related fields. The ideal candidate should be organised and meticulous, with excellent communication skills and creative flair. This is a very busy department working across script writing and adaptation work and the role provides a real opportunity for someone with energy and initiative. We are keen to find a creative all-rounder who loves scripts, books, film, TV and theatre, and who would like to work within a literary agency.

Start date: ideally asap but with some flexibility.

Please send CV and a brief cover email/letter to the above email. We will contact any shortlisted candidates within the next 2 weeks.

Conway Van Gelder Grant Voices

Vacancy for an Assistant in Busy Voice Over Agency

– Posted March 14th 2018

Great opportunity to join a dynamic team in a well-established and thriving voiceover agency.

We are looking for second jobber to hit the ground running. Must have experience in voiceovers in some capacity, having been part of a voice talent agency or having worked within a creative or advertising background.

This will be a very demanding and exciting role and would suit a proactive individual looking to embrace the challenge. The right person will have some working knowledge of the industry along with strong interpersonal and technical skills to help develop the company brand.

Please send a CV and covering letter to

Burnett Crowther Ltd

Intern for West End Agency

– Posted March 14th 2018

This is a paid internship and we are looking for someone to start ASAP. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the industry, strong organisational skills, ideally be mac proficient and have a good telephone manner.

Factual Management

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 14th 2018

Factual Management seeks an Agent’s Assistant to become a valued member of their small, friendly and energetic team.

The successful candidate will be super organised and able to use their administration skills to help the department run smoothly and efficiently. They will have a working knowledge and be passionately interested in the digital entertainment and television industries. They will be a digital native and confident with all forms of social media. They will have a confident and bubbly personality that the clientele can warm to and with whom they can form a good confident working relationship.

To apply, please send your CV alongside a covering letter to:

Job Title: Agent’s Assistant

Company: The employer is a talent management department with around 30 clients represented by 2 agents and supported by two assistants. It sits within a highly respected literary agency. The firm has 15 members of staff in total.

Current Location: West Kensington / Olympia / Barons Court

Start date: ASAP

Hours: Full-time Monday to Friday – 9.30 am to 6 pm (with 1-hour break for lunch). Flexibility and extended hours are often necessary.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Responsible for diary management – Agent and client’s diary management
• First point of contact – answering phone and replying to emails
• Using TAGMIN for and maintaining excellent detailed records ( training will be provided but experience very useful).
• Organising and managing client’s travels
• General admin duties (organising digital and physical filing
• Database management, invoice generating and chasing.
• Setting up meetings and booking rooms
• Social Media management .
• Person Specification:
• Great communication skills both verbal and written (excellent telephone and email manners)
• Extremely organised with a keen eye to detail
• Energetic and bubbly
• Able to perform to an excellent standard in a busy pressurised environment
• Self-starter and a problem solver
• Excellent IT skills
• Ability to stay calm under pressure
• Interest in TV/media industry and digital platforms – previous experience in the industry is a plus.
• Minimum 1 year previous experience as an assistant or relevant admin experience essential.

A full Jobspec is available on application. Due to the demanding nature of the role we do need to ensure applicants can demonstrate the relevant skills, experience, and interests.


Senior Assistant

– Posted March 14th 2018

For this role we are looking for someone with 2+ years experience in an agency or in the industry. Experience with Mac, Spotlight and Tagmin is required. This is a fast-paced office that deals with highly confidential information. As such, the ideal candidate can multitask, has a keen eye for detail and is discrete. You must be able to work on your own initiative. Tasks will include but are not limited to; dealing with general enquiries, updating the website, handling expenses, arranging client meetings, script reading, attending theatre and screenings, general PA & office admin. Please send a covering letter and CV to:

United Agents LLP

Agents’ Assistant – Technicians Department

– Posted March 14th 2018

Agents’ Assistant – Technicians Department

We’re currently recruiting an assistant for two agents in our Technicians department. The successful candidate will have experience of working in talent management or in production with a strong interest in all aspects of the business. The role will need someone who can multi-task in all areas of talent management including raising invoices and maintaining the smooth running of the office.

We require a friendly and calm individual with exceptional organisational, mathematical, written and verbal skills, a can-do attitude and brilliant interpersonal skills in dealing with talent and who is comfortable using MS Office. Attention to detail is also key.
Please send CV and covering email with TECHNICIANS in the subject header to

We do not accept applications or enquiries by telephone or requests for feedback.