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Agent's Assistant – Film & TV department – Below the Line Talent

Posted February 18th 2022

Do you excel at being organised? Do you have first-rate communication skills? Are you passionate about Film and TV? Echo is recruiting for a new assistant to join the expanding Film & TV Department.

We are looking for an enterprising team player who is exceptionally detail orientated. Someone who is hands- on and thinks ahead, is a multi-tasker and can handle a fast paced and busy environment with a ‘can do’ attitude. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in an environment where no day is the same.

The right candidate will be someone who has previous experience as an Assistant or in a Team Support role (within the Entertainment Industry is preferable but not completely essential) and someone who is looking for a new opportunity where they can build lasting relationships within a passionate and friendly team at a company that champions career development and staff wellbeing. Full training on the company systems will be provided but it’s important that the candidate has some proven experience in managing multiple busy diaries/to do lists.

About the company:
Echo Artists is a dynamic talent agency representing Production Designers, Directors of Photography, Costume Designers, Editors and Hair and Make-Up Designers in Film, Television, Commercials and Music Videos. As a company, we pride ourselves on being passionate about Film and TV and the brilliant stories that stem from a wonderfully talented collaborative team. We love being creatively and logistically involved in the projects that our clients make and are passionate about facilitating new collaborations and helping our clients get work on original projects whilst giving them advice and negotiating their deals to be the best as possible. We believe in our clients and will protect their rights and make sure they are treated fairly. We strive to listen, give support, and do whatever we can to make the difference for our client’s careers. Echo also actively seeks to aid the development and wellbeing of all members of staff and provide a positive, healthy and fun working environment.

Film & TV Agent Assistant Responsibilities:
• Agent’s email inbox and to do list management
• Agent and Client diary management
• To Do list management; making sure Agents are aware of deadlines and helping prioritise
• Call list management: ensuring all incoming calls are returned by the Agent
• Going back to producers and clients every day, managing expectations and responses when agent
can’t respond straight way
• General filing and ad hoc tasks
• Setting up meetings when required
• Being a gatekeeper for the Agent
• Liaising with all other departments to ensure they have the latest film/client information (accounts
dept, commercials dept etc)
• Updating various company communication tools (IE, Slack, Trello) with the newest
• Watching client work and attending occasional film screenings
Further Details about the position:
• This is an office-based role located in the De Beauvoir Block, Dalston.
• Hours will be 9:30 AM to 6 PM with 1 hour lunch break, however there will be times where hours may
vary slightly due to film screenings and festivals.
• Experience of Macs essential along with Word, Outlook and Excel
• Experience of Slack and Trello beneficial but not essential.
• £23-28k per annum (depending on experience)
• To start as soon as possible
• There is an equal share of the profits of the company in line with all other members of staff
• 5 weeks of holiday plus public holidays. The office also closes over Christmas.

If you think you’re the right person for the job please email your CV and a covering letter to Ellie at

Due to the number of applicants, we will only be able to respond to successful candidates.

Currently not accepting any more applications

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