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Assistant to Theatre, Film and TV Agent

Do you always know what’s going on in the world of TV, film and theatre? Interested in talent management? If you are ready to step up your responsibility, this is a brilliant opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading agencies…

They are looking for an experienced Assistant to support the office of a senior agent in their TFTV Department. The successful candidate will deliver excellent client care and systems administration in order to maximise success for the Agent’s office and clients.

You will need to know about the industry, watch shows and television, read scripts and have the knowledge, confidence and initiative to creatively support the agent you’re working with. So, if you have a strong work ethic and a pro-active approach to problem solving, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the first point of call for the office and smoothly manage administration, information and contracts
  • Maintain an efficient and well organised office
  • Gain excellent knowledge of clients’ material so that you can talk to producers and industry contacts with insight and authority
  • Work collaboratively to help support the whole TFTV team
  • Keeping client care at the centre of everything
  • Ensure contracts are accurately administered, recorded and can be quickly accessed
  • Enter information to the Company database and other Curtis Brown systems
  • Update the website with new information, write biographies and news articles
  • Promote clients through the effective use of social media e.g. Twitter, Facebook and other emerging technologies in close consultation with Agents

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel with the ability to learn database systems quickly
  • Confident in use of digital technology, including web and social media
  • Experience and understanding of the use and potential of the web and social media
  • Excellent written and spoken communications
  • Comfortable with using the phone
  • Ability to summarise and articulate the key strengths of clients’ work
  • Good understanding of industry and a passion for film and theatre
  • A clear sense of what can be sold and what may be of interest to the public
  • Some existing relationships with producers and confidence/ability to build on these for the future
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills– able to cope calmly with a large workload and prioritise tasks effectively

TO APPLY

  • Follow this link to apply
  • In your application, state that you heard about this vacancy through the Creative Access website