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Senior Agent's Assistant – Film & TV

Posted July 5th 2023

Do you love working in with creative people, have excellent communication skills and are you passionate about Film and TV? Echo is recruiting for a new Senior Assistant to join the Film & TV Department.

We are looking for an experienced Assistant 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 Agent Assistant or 2nd Assistant and is looking to progress to an Associate Agent role quickly. You will have the opportunity to 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.

Senior Film & TV Agent Assistant Responsibilities:
Agent Support
• Manage, sort and triage the Agent’s inbox in an efficient, timely and proactive manner
• Understand Agent’s workload and help to support in management of priorities, flagging time sensitive
tasks until they are done.
• Manage Agent’s calendar – organise meetings as necessary, ensure there are clear agendas/
objectives and any required prep is undertaken.
Project Management
• Provide co-ordination, monitoring, and updates on projects that the Agent is managing.
• Maintain effective records on projects in the system so that it is easy to update/report on progress,
identify blockers and flag when projects are no longer viable and should be closed.
• Support agent in effective and timely communication between Producers and Clients across projects
including sending out scripts, updating on progress/ holds/ pencils etc, booking confirmations,
drafting deal memos, and redlining contracts.
• Ensure awareness of all current projects and their impact on Clients.
• Submitting clients for feature films, documentaries, television programmes
• Deal Memo and Contracts
• Assisting with Deal Negotiation

Client Management
• Maintain clients calendar including scheduling meetings and updating them with project dates or details.
• Processing invoices in a timely manner, tracking client hours/days worked, inputting client expenses and other basic accounting tasks.
• Liaising with all other departments to ensure they have the latest film/client information (accounts dept, commercials dept etc)
• Support agent in ensuring that Client CVs, web pages and other records are up to date and accurate.
• Ensure awareness of all point Client activity and proactively flag opportunities for development as
they arise.
• Attending awards, events, meetings, and screenings for Clients.

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 preferable along with Word, Outlook and Excel
• £25-32k per annum (depending on experience)
• To start as soon as possible
• Equal team profit share based on company performance after first financial year at echo
• 5 weeks of holiday plus public holidays. The office also closes over Christmas.
• Private Health Cover provided after 1 year of employment

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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