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TV, Film and Stage Agent's Assistant (maternity cover support)

Posted January 6th 2021

Fixed term contract
Salary: From £23,000 (pro rata)
Location: Remote/London Our offices are based in central London (Soho) but are currently closed. The role will initially be “work from home” with a view to transferring into the office when we return – date TBC.

David Higham Associates is one of the world’s leading literary agencies. We represent award-winning and emerging scriptwriters, and an outstanding range of book authors for whom the Film/TV and Stage department handle the dramatic adaptation rights – from small stage to major international film release.

This is a new role created to support the Film/TV and Stage department as part of maternity cover. You will work with and report to one primary agent who is also supported by a part-time intern. It will be a very busy role offering the successful candidate a brilliant opportunity to develop skills in all aspects of agenting including administrative and contractual skills, client management, script-reading and pitching writers/books to production companies. The role might suit an existing agent’s/development assistant, or someone looking to make a move into a new part of the TV, Film or Stage industries. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you!

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TV, Film and Stage Agent’s Assistant (maternity cover support)

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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