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Floating Assistant Below The Line/Technicians

Posted May 31st 2024

United Agents Ltd (UA) is one of London’s leading talent agencies encompassing the worlds of film, TV, books, theatre, and comedy. We have a vacancy for a Floating Assistant within our busy and successful Technicians Department.

The Floating Assistant will offer general support to the Technicians department and willing to pick up any task. This is a role where no week is ever the same-you could be running packages one minute and providing holiday cover on a busy Assistant’s desk the next. 

The role requires someone who is hugely adaptable and has great attention to detail. You will be an excellent organiser and possess the ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.

We’re looking for a candidate with excellent organisational, written, and verbal skills with a good knowledge of film, television, and theatre. A can-do attitude is important, as is proficiency in the use of MS Office.

A passion for film, television & theatre is essential.

Key responsibilities:

Issuing invoices, chasing, and keeping track of monies and organising start-up paperwork for Productions.
Handling a high volume of emails and calls, both from clients and production companies.
Providing cover for a particular office if any of the department (assistants or agents) are away.
Script reading on behalf of, alongside Agents/Clients
Organising meetings.
Updating client CV’s and imdbPro info.
Processing contracts and organising online filing.
Providing full administrative support to the department.
Diary management for the department.
Booking international and domestic travel.
Updating department’s social media platforms
Qualities and Skills:

Being able to work well with other members of the department team.
Trustworthy and accurate as will be dealing with highly confidential material.
Outstanding communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Can-do attitude.
A passion for, and knowledge of film, television, and theatre.

To Apply:

Closing date: Friday the 13th of June 2024

As part of our commitment to building a diverse workforce we encourage applications from those who are currently unrepresented in our own workforce and wider industry. However, you identify and whatever your background, we welcome you to apply.

Apply here

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