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Agent’s Assistant

Posted June 18th 2019

Part-time agent’s assistant required within the offices of boutique TV/film agents Nick Turner Management representing a range of award-winning TV & film writers, producers and directors. The candidate should ideally have a minimum of a year’s relevant experience, ideally in a screenwriters or literary agency. Proficient use of Microsoft Office and an attention to detail is a must. As is an interest in film and TV. The role offers an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience as part of a small team, with training to be provided. The chosen candidate will assist agent/the MD Nick Turner for 2 days a week.

Duties include:
• Executive PA duties: managing the agent’s diary, booking meetings and lunch appointments, and general support to the agent/MD.
• Dealing with general enquiries e.g. rights queries, questions from producers looking for writers or directors, finding out from producers whether they’re looking for writers on a particular show etc.
• Updating the agencies’ websites with the agents’ clients’ news on the home page, client page, and the individual client CVs, as well as maintaining the agencies’ Twitter pages.
• Assisting with development of client work/projects and submitting client work to producers, chasing responses and updating submission trackers.
• Dealing with client contracts administratively; issuing, sending out for signature, tracking, and logging on the agency systems when fully executed.
• General office administration; filing, maintenance of office supplies and equipment, answering phone calls.
• Reading script submissions from potential writer clients and writing readers reports. Watching showreels from potential director clients.

• Ideally a minimum of one year’s experience in a screenwriters or literary agency
• Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office Packages; Word, Excel and Outlook
• Familiarity with web content management systems and social media platforms
• Strong attention to detail essential.
• The ability to multitask and good organisational skills are essential
• Dynamic positive approach essential
• Must be able to work well under pressure and to deadlines
• Good time keeping
• Good communication skills and confident telephone manner
• Some script-reading experience or a script-writing qualification is ideal
• Based in Covent Garden office

Please send your CV and covering email highlighting relevant areas of experience to

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