Actors Rehearsing

talent agent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the country’s most exciting PR and talent agencies as part of a fast-paced, highly skilled and established team that has worked alongside some of the world's most recognised names, including senior politicians, celebrities and award-winning actors.

Please note: You must be aged between 16-25 and be receiving Univeral Credit to be eligible to apply for this role.

Closing date: 23:59 on 12/09/2021

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Talent Agent to join one of the UK's most exciting new PR and talent agencies.

Your number one priority will be to identify and secure paid work for our roster of both established and up-and-coming talented actors.

 

You will labour to find jobs for clients by reviewing production notices and working contacts to investigate new projects that are in development, and attempt to set up auditions or meetings with the casting director, producer or director.


We see our clients as our friends, so you must be the type of person who is ready to totally dedicate yourself to getting the best for your clients, no matter what. You will join an agency dedicated to its clients, no matter what. In other words, that means this job will often require work long, unsociable hours and out of office hours. Workloads may be stressful, but always rewarding!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Utilising contacts to secure regular work for clients in TV, film and theatre.

  • Secure positive and paid media coverage for clients.

  • A first-class knowledge of allocated content partners, artists, rosters and marketing campaigns to inform decisions.

  • Day to day relationship management of accounts; continuously developing relationship with artists and their teams.

  • Attending events with clients.

  • Managing label relations at original content shoots and continually informing the production team about opportunities and updates

  • Communicating effectively with content partners to ensure timely acquisition of video premieres, album release plans and all campaign bookings

You must have:

  • Good relationships in the UK and Ireland TV, film and theatre industry.

  • Experience in securing paid work in the TV, film and theatre industry.

  • Experience of using casting sites – Spotlight, IMDb Pro, Mandy, Backstage etc.

  • A team player attitude with a flexible and dedicated approach to your work.

  • Experience of negotiating contracts

We would love for you also to have:

  • Good contacts in the PR, media, magazine and tabloid industry.

  • Strong talent and celebrity industry experience.

  • Existing relationships with key industry players across TV, theatre, film and in the media.

  • Experience working across digital campaigns, video promotion and print marketing.

  • A good level of creative skill – PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Google Docs / Drive etc.

The successful Talent Agent will receive:

  • Competitive compensation/benefits.

  • 30 days annual leave, including bank holidays.

  • Expenses.

  • Ability to work remotely.

  • Time off in lieu.

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to workwithus@apostrophetalent.com

In your covering letter you should reference:

  • Previous clients you’ve worked with or similar jobs held.

  • Paid jobs you have secured for clients in any of the following industries:​

    • TV (Presenting)

    • TV (Drama, soap, documentary, other)

    • Radio

    • Film (Mainstream, blockbuster, independent)

    • TV (Reality, competition, game-shows)

  • Examples of positive or paid media coverage you have secured.

  • Experience with casting sites (Spotlight etc).

  • Any relevant education.

  • Familiarity with the people and processes associated with the TV, film and theatre industry.

Notes:

Hours of work and salary are negotiable for the right candidate.

 

Apostrophe encourages applicants from under-represented backgrounds and those without higher or further education. Freelancers are also encouraged to apply.

We always reply to your application, even if you are unsuccessful, so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV, please follow up with us.​

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the successful applicant will work from home until further notice. We currently have no plans to resume office working.

Actors Rehearsing