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Management Assistant

Posted January 10th 2022

THE COMPANY

Avalon is a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York.

Avalon, Artist Rights Group (ARG) and The Agency represent a prolific roster of artists including comedians, actors, presenters, writers and directors. Avalon’s numerous ground-breaking returning television shows currently in production include: Not Going Out (BBC), the UK’s longest running sitcom on air; Taskmaster (Channel 4), the BAFTA-winning hit entertainment format showing in 100 countries; multi Emmy-winner, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO); The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), the network’s most successful entertainment show launch since 2010; Starstruck, a new sitcom from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo (HBO Max/BBC); Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, from creator Josh Thomas (Freeform); Breeders, a sitcom starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard (FX/Sky); a new series of the iconic British satirical puppet show, Spitting Image (BritBox UK); and multiple comedy specials for Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max and Netflix.

THE ROLE

• Organise Manager’s work diary including setting up and advancing meetings, booking transport, arranging and connecting conference calls.

• Organise Manager’s regular international travel, including flights, connections, hotels etc.

• First point of contact for all general client enquiries including offers. Ascertaining all relevant information such as fees, dates etc.

• Administer client contracts including negotiating basic terms.

• Administer invoicing for clients and keep on top of incoming payments, chasing where necessary.

• Making all necessary arrangements for clients to carry out work obligations including liaising with production teams to organise schedules, travel & itineraries.

• Accompanying clients to live and broadcast events when necessary.

• Organising gifts for client birthdays, first nights etc.

• Organising & filing all client administration including correspondence, contracts & payment information.

• Responding to fan mail & handling all client charity requests.

• Regularly updating client biographies on the Avalon Management website.

• Liaising with production staff with reference to Manager’s role as Executive Producer.

• Managing Manager’s message document.

• Maintain Manager’s contacts database.

THE CANDIDATE

We welcome applications from candidates who demonstrate the following:

• A keen interest in the entertainment industry, preferably comedy.

• Self-motivated with communication skills and a strong attention to detail.

• Impeccable presentation skills and ability to deal with stressful situations.

• Ability to liaise with senior members of staff and company directors.

• Comfortable working closely with high-profile talent.

• Excellent organisation skills, ability to multitask.

• Experience in diary management.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are keen to encourage applications from individuals from under-represented groups.

Currently not accepting any more applications

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