PMA NOTICES

Next D&D Meeting

Wednesday September 10th, 1pm - 2.30pm at the Groucho Club

Next Artists’ Meeting

Wednesday October 8th, 1pm - 2.30pm at the Groucho Club

Next Creatives’ Meeting

None currently scheduled.

Ideas and feedback always welcome

Please get touch with ideas for future speakers or topics for events

ABOUT US

We are the leading professional body for talent agencies in the UK.

The PMA is a membership organisation for agents who represent actors, writers and directors. It was set up over 60 years ago with the intention of encouraging good practice among agents by encouraging better communication between agents and better communciation from agents to the industry.

JOIN THE PMA

As a member you will part of a unique network of over 150 agencies in the UK

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

If you are interested in joining the PMA you will find all the information you need in the application form, downloadable in this section. Please also look at the About Us section to find out more about our work.

MEETINGS

Meetings generally take place on the second Wednesday of each month. These meetings alternate each month between the Artists’ Agents and Dramatists’ and Directors’ agents. Meetings may be to discuss current industry issues (as suggested by members) or they may take the form of Q&As with relevant industry representatives.

COMMUNICATION

Between meetings, communication is co-ordinated via email and the website so advice and current information is always available. You will also have access to a vast resource library in the Members Area which includes all current standard agreements.

TWO GROUPS

PMA Members divide into two key groups: Artists Agents and Dramatists and Directors Agents.

INTERESTS

In addition there are a number of smaller groups representing a range of interests.

DOWNLOAD FORMS

Need to fill an admin vacancy?

Sign in to the Members Section and select Post a Vacancy, write your ad, press the send button to post. It will automatically be published in the vacancy list. Please note the PMA does not carry ads for agents.

Ads will automatically delete after 2 weeks. To edit or delete email info@thepma.com

VACANCIES

The Vacancy List: Looking for a start or a next step in an agency?
Current assistant and admin vacancies are posted below.

United Agents LLP

Second Assistant to Comedy Agent

– Posted July 28th 2014

We’re currently recruiting a Second Assistant to work in the busy office of a leading Comedy Agent. The successful candidate will have experience of working in film or the TV industry or other suitable experience. An interest in comedy would also be a bonus. The role will include all aspects of talent management however will primarily be responsible for maintaining the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis, including admin, issuing invoices and processing contracts.
We require an individual with exceptional organisational, written and verbal skills, a good knowledge of comedy and television, a can-do attitude and who is comfortable using MS Office.

Please send CV and covering email to jobs@unitedagents.co.uk
We do not accept applications or enquiries by telephone or requests for feedback.

Sharon Henry Management

Agents Assistant

– Posted July 25th 2014

Sharon Henry Management are looking for an experienced agent’s assistant to work part time, 3 days a week (preferably Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday). Potential start date end of August/Start of September.

The role would include but not be limited to: liaising with clients, casting directors and producers; diary management for both agent and clients; generating invoices and keeping track of current bookings; general administration duties and providing overall support to the agent. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office packages and Agentfile is essential. Strong communication, organisational skills, excellent phone manner and attention to detail are imperative. Experience of website admin and upkeep desirable. Candidate must be happy with occasional covering of theatre performances and showcases out of office hours.

Salary will be in the region of £15,000 pro rata

Experienced applicants who are strictly looking for part time work, please send CV and cover letter to gareth@sharonhenry.co.uk

Identity Agency Group (IAG)

Agent’s Assistant

– Posted July 24th 2014

The Identity Agency Group is currently looking for a full time Agent’s Assistant, with a view to begin immediately. This individual must be highly organised, confident and personable, with a strong phone manner. We are looking for someone with at least six months experience working in a Talent Agency and a sound knowledge of the industry. You should be comfortable using a Mac with excellent admin and IT skills, and an ability to multitask in a very busy office.

Please send a CV and short covering letter to:

casting@identityagencygroup.com

Sheil Land Associates

Assistant to Film/TV Agent

– Posted July 24th 2014

Sheil Land Associates Ltd is looking for a junior assistant to work in the film/TV department where we represent a range of TV, film, radio & theatre writers as well as the media rights of Sheil Land authors. The post would suit a graduate looking for their first or second position in the industry. Ideal candidates will have good administrative skills, be IT proficient, demonstrate good organisational and written and verbal communication skills. They should have a keen interest in film, television and theatre. The assistant is involved in all areas of client representation, including but not limited to: processing contracts, managing invoices and payments to clients, diary management, updating documentation and databases, reading manuscripts and scripts and working closely with the film/tv agent. The office is based in Bloomsbury and office hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm. Four weeks holiday. Start date: no later than August 15th. Please send CVs with a covering email to Philippa at psitters@sheilland.co.uk

DAA Management

Internship

– Posted July 23rd 2014

We are currently looking for an intern for up to six months to work in our busy office. The role would include (but not limited to): general office admin support, answering and fielding incoming telephone calls; meeting and greeting guests, updating clients CV’s and providing general support to the agents.

Good communication and admin skills are essential, as is the ability to multitask and work well under pressure. It would be a bonus if the candidate has previously worked in an agency and has a knowledge of AgentFile.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter with the subject ‘Internship’ to charlene@daamanagement.co.uk

DAA Management

Maternity Cover

– Posted July 22nd 2014

DAA are looking for a senior assistant/junior agent for maternity cover with the potential to extend employment beyond this time. All candidates should have at least 4 years’ experience working in a talent agency. Strong communication, organisational skills, excellent phone manner, working well under pressure and attention to detail are imperative. A user of Agentfile is an added bonus. As this is a senior role the candidate will need to have a good knowledge of dealing with contracts and be confident with negotiating. All applications will be received with the strictest of confidence. Please send thorough your CV and Cover letter to Charlene

McLean-Williams Manchester

Junior Agent/Assistant

– Posted July 22nd 2014

We are looking for a Junior Agent/Assistant to work in the Manchester office. Experience in an agency essential. The candidate will be expected to build their own list of clients alongside the ones already looked after by the Manchester office. For more information contact Alexandra McLean-WIlliams on the email below.

McLean-Williams Limited

Agents Assistant

– Posted July 22nd 2014

Busy Agency looking for a full time assistant, the role would include liaising with clients, casting directors and production companies. General administration duties providing support for the agent and the clients. A knowledge of spotlight, photoshop and working with mac’s preferred. Must have good communication and organisational skills. Applicant will also be required to at times cover theatre performances and screenings.

Boss Creative Entertainment

Agent Assistant

– Posted July 17th 2014

Boss Creative Entertainment are looking for a full time agency assistant for maternity cover start date TBC
All applicants must have excellent organisational and communication skills and at least 6 months previous experience within a theatrical agency .

Salary will depend on applicants experience.

To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to niamh@bosscreativeentertainment.com