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Assistant – Theatre Department

Posted February 11th 2019

A Personal Assistant to Theatre Agent, Kirsten Foster and assisting generally in in the Theatre department, you will be providing administrative support to Kirsten and the rest of the team.

Main duties:
– Answering phone calls, arranging travel, forwarding post,
– Liaising with clients, setting up client meetings and calls and sending client samples.
– Updating the Agency’s website’s client page, and the individual client biographies, as well as providing content for the agency’s twitter page.
– Dealing with the administration of client contracts: issuing, sending out for signature, tracking, logging, scanning and archiving contracts when fully executed.
– Keeping all Agency accounting systems up to date; includes creating and maintaining client deal slips to track deals and chasing all client payments on the Agency system.
– Collating and communicating relevant industry and client news, e.g. up and coming production news and reviews of client shows.
– Keeping record of clients’ professional commitments.
– Reading scripts for the department and seeing shows and reporting back on them in the fortnightly creative strategy meeting

– Knowledge of and interest in the Theatre industry.
– Computer literate, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Experience & Skills
– A minimum two years’ experience in the Theatre industry
– Exceptional attention to detail
– The ability to multitask and work closely with your agent and across a busy team
– The ability to work under pressure and to prioritise tasks effectively
– Dynamic positive approach and adaptability
– Excellent communication skills and confident telephone manner
– A passion for theatre and new writing in particular is an asset.

We are an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, if you are interested please send a CV and covering letter to by 1st March 2019.

Currently not accepting any more applications

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