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Management Assistant

Posted August 6th 2021

Location: London
Reports to: Manager


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.

Other landmark Avalon shows include BAFTA winning and multi Emmy nominated Catastrophe (Amazon Prime Video/Channel 4), Fantasy Football League (BBC/ITV), multi BAFTA-winning TV Burp (ITV), and Workaholics (Comedy Central USA). Avalon also distributes its catalogue of programmes to over 150 countries worldwide. Avalon has produced many globally successful podcasts and is at the top of the UK iTunes chart with the multi-award-winning Shagged. Married. Annoyed by Chris and Rosie Ramsey.


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

• Organise Manager’s personal and business travel & itineraries 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.

• Administrate client contracts including negotiating basic terms.

• Administrate invoicing for clients.

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

• Making all necessary arrangements for clients to carry out work obligations including liaising with production teams to organise schedules, travel & itineraries. Liaise with PR to update them on clients’ activities and the Live department over clients’ live work, including keeping a note of all gigs and payments.

• Accompanying clients when necessary.

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

• Regularly updating client biographies on the Avalon Management website.

• Manage Manager’s message document and maintain Manager’s contacts database.

• Support the Edinburgh Fringe promotions administration cycle from booking and securing slots and venues, developing previews and post-Edinburgh financial settlement.


We welcome applications from candidates who demonstrate the following:

• Experience in or a proven interest in the entertainment industry, preferably comedy is essential.

• 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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