Agent’s Assistant

Location:
London, UK

An exciting position has arisen for a bright candidate to build a career within one of the country’s leading talent management agencies.

This is a role ideally suited to someone who has worked in an office environment before, is ambitious and wants a career in talent management.

Background:

http://www.mcsaatchimerlin.com/

Founded in 2003, M&C Saatchi Merlin is a unique talent management agency guiding and developing the careers of respected individuals across multiple disciplines.

We continuously challenge and drive ourselves to create and discover the best and most lucrative opportunities available. Our reputation and contact base allow us to access key decision makers in the media, broadcasting and branding sectors.

Our depth of experience and knowledge, combined with total dedication, provides uniquely tailored management to strategically build successful careers.

Our reputation is built on what we deliver.

Job Specification:

  • Working as part of a team to manage the strategic careers of talent including but not limited to commercial campaigns, broadcast, publishing and social media
  • Liaising with talent on a regular basis, handling diary coordination and logistical support
  • Day-to-day support in administrative tasks, reporting and updating key company systems
  • Ensuring a robust pipeline of new business is flowing into the business
  • Identifying potential brand partners and the decision makers within organisations and pitch to them appropriately
  • Researching and building relationships with new brands and nurturing existing relationships with commercial and broadcast organisations
  • Utilising the M&C Saatchi network to identify internal opportunities
  • Managing inbound enquiries for all opportunities across the client base
  • Attending and managing regular shoots and filming schedules
  • Maintaining website and databases

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum two years’ experience of diary management, ideally within a media or entertainment environment
  • Excellent organisational ability, able to multi-task and prioritise accordingly
  • Strong communicator and relationship builder with great people skills and a confident and articulate telephone manner
  • Proficient with Outlook, Google and Apple calendar applications
  • A knowledge of social media platforms and their best practices
  • Ability to design presentations and decks using PowerPoint, Canva or similar
  • Able to work autonomously and be strong in taking initiative and being proactive, while also being cooperative on group tasks
  • We are looking for a team player – someone content working in a busy, hands on office with the ability to adapt under the current circumstances to work from home with clear lines of communication within the wider team
  • Able to work in a target and deadline driven environment
  • Interest in and knowledge of sport, fashion, entertainment and the wider broadcast and media landscape
  • Able to think strategically and understand the long-term impact of short-term decisions on talent
  • High quality written skills including spelling and grammar
  • Discretion and confidentiality essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-bonded, friendly team who love to work hard and achieve results. We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude and the ability to take on whatever is thrown at them. If you have got what it takes, apply now.

Please note: Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applications. If you do not hear back from us after two weeks, assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please send CVs to enquiries@mcsaatchimerlin.com.