The PMA

PMA NOTICES

General Data Protection Regulations – PMA Seminar

Thursday April 26th from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL.

Next Artists’ Meeting 2018

Wednesday May 16th from 1.00pm - 2.30pm. At St Anne's, 55 Dean Street, Soho.

Next Dramatists’ & Directors’ Agent Meeting 2018

April 18th meeting POSTPONED. New date to be posted soon.

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:

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.

McLean-Williams Ltd

Assistant

– Posted April 20th 2018

We’re currently recruiting a full-time Assistant to work with the Managing Director/Agent her Associate/Senior Assistant. We are looking for at least one years’ experience of working in talent management or casting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the smooth running of the office as a member of a small team you will be included in every aspect of the Agency.

Experience of Spotlight, Tagmin, iMac & posting on Social Media is essential. The candidate will be dealing with clients, casting directors and all industry professionals. Obviously the candidate should be passionate about Film, Television, Theatre, and be prepared to go to the theatre to see clients as part of the job.

Please send CV and covering email to info@mclean-williams.com

ARG

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted April 17th 2018

Angel & Francis Ltd

Part-time Maternity Cover – Agent’s Assistant

– Posted April 13th 2018

We are looking for a part-time temp to cover a period of maternity leave starting mid-June 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 would have knowledge of Spotlight, Tagmin, Mac and experience and knowledge of the film/television/theatre industry.

Please note this is not a full-time position.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to kevin@angelandfrancis.co.uk by 11th May 2018.

Curtis Brown Group Ltd

Commercials Coordinator

– Posted April 11th 2018

We are looking for a Commercials Co-ordinator to join our Talent Department.

This is a busy role requiring excellent communication and administrative skills. We expect someone to be well organised with excellent time management skills – you must be able to manage a large workload and be able to multi-task. The person in this role will be using their tact and discretion daily, so e.g. will be able (politely!) to keep phone calls short! This post involves working alongside agents in the department helping to look after a list of impressive, exciting and very talented clients.

You must have at least one year’s experience of working in an office. Previous experience of working on commercials/branding at a talent agency or production company would be preferable but we are happy to provide training to the right candidate.

Visit our website – https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/page/jobs – to download a copy of the application form and job description.

Closing date for applications is Monday 16th April 2018

United Agents LLP

Intern

– Posted April 10th 2018

We’re currently looking for an intern to join us here at United Agents on a paid 6 month contract. The successful candidate will primarily assist Reception and be on hand for general office admin however as their confidence and ability grows there is potential to take on more responsibility.

This position has been created to allow candidates with no experience in talent management the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in order to forge their on-going careers. Consequently we’re actively seeking, bright, capable candidates in need of a stepping stone, with no experience or internships under their belts.

The successful candidate will have a passion for film, television, theatre or books, be IT savvy, able to follow instruction, have an eye for detail, a can-do attitude and willing to try their hand at anything.

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

United Agents LLP

Second Assistant to Senior Agent – Actors Department

– Posted April 10th 2018

We’re currently recruiting a full-time Second Assistant to one of our Senior Actors Agents to work in a team with their Associate and First Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the smooth running of the office and will be involved in all aspects of talent management including dealing with clients, producers, casting directors and the media, as well as processing contracts and raising invoices.
Exceptional organisational, written and verbal skills are a must, together with a good knowledge of (and passion for) film, television and theatre. We’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude, an eye for detail and who is proficient in the use of MS Office and ideally has at least one years’ experience of working in talent management or casting.

Please send CV and covering email to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk clearly marked ACTORS ASSISTANT in the subject header.

IAG

Senior Agent’s Assistant

– Posted March 28th 2018

Full Time
The Identity Agency Group (IAG) is one of the UK’s leading personal management agencies.

We are looking for a full-time Senior Agent’s assistant to grow within the company. Tasks will include: assisting the agents, answering calls, scheduling, data entry, liaising with clients, marketing, and general office duties.
We are looking for someone who is extremely organised, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to work under pressure. Applicants must have at least one year’s experience in the fields of agency or casting. You must be computer literate, confident on the phone and have a strong working knowledge of the industry.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to asst@identityagencygroup.com

Independent Talent Group

Agent’s Assistant – Oxfordshire

– Posted March 27th 2018

Assistant vacancy in one of Europe’s leading talent agencies, Independent Talent Group Ltd.

Based in our office in Thame, Oxfordshire, we’re looking for a PA to join our small team representing Creative Heads of Department working in high-end Feature Film, Television Drama and Commercials .

Applicants should be educated to degree level, and have some experience in both administration and client handling, or relevant experience in film / television production.

This is a demanding front-line, phone-based role, so we need an excellent communicator who’s fearless, ultra-organised, and a genuine film and TV enthusiast.

Salary package negotiable according to experience.

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

United Agents LLP

Agents’ Assistant – Technicians Department

– Posted March 14th 2018

We’re currently recruiting for an assistant for two agents in our Technicians department.  The role will need someone who will be able to multi-task in all areas of talent management, including raising invoices, chasing payments, logging contracts and scripts and updating clients’ CVs on the website.

 

We require a friendly and calm individual with excellent organisational, mathematical, written and verbal skills and a can-do attitude who is comfortable using MS Office.   Attention to detail is key.

 

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