Film & Television Department Runner
If you love TV and film and want to enter the worlds of talent, then this brilliant entry role with a leading talent agency could be the role for you!
United Agents is a leading British talent and literary agency founded in 2007. The agent collective represents hundreds of actors, authors and presenters. Based in central London, United Agents covers almost every element in entertainment creativity, placing talent across the UK and in mainland Europe.
The Film & Television Department represents writers and directors including Richard Curtis, Rob Brown, Amit Gupta and Thomas Ikimi. They are currently recruiting for an Assistant to work within the Film & Television Department, reporting solely to an Agent specialising in directors and screenwriters.
They are currently recruiting a Runner to join their Film & Television Department on an 12 month contract. Offering general support to the department as a whole, the Film & Television Runner must be happy to turn their hand to anything. This is a role where no week is ever the same – you could be running packages one minute to providing holiday cover on a busy Assistant’s desk the next.
While this is an entry level role it’s an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in talent management – many of their runners go on to secure permanent roles within the company.
- Supporting the office as a whole
- Dealing with clients, broadcasters and producers
- Diary management
- Generally helping to maintain the smooth running of the office
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Strong can-do attitude
- Fierce attention to detail
- At least 6 months experience of working in development, production or in an agency
- Good working knowledge of the industry
- A good knowledge of film and television
- A passion for writers and directors and the industry on the whole
- A can-do attitude
- IT Savvy
Please note* Candidates must be available to start w/c 15th April
Please send your CV and cover letter together with a paragraph on your favourite television series or film to this email (include Film & TV RUNNER in the subject header)