Senior Agent/Agent

Immediate start.

Senior Agent / Agent

An exciting position has arisen for a bright candidate to take their career to the next level with the country’s leading creative talent management agency.

M&C Saatchi Merlin manages and guides the careers of house hold names &respected individuals from the words of Entertainment, Sport and Fashion.

Background:

http://www.mcsaatchimerlin.com/

Founded in 2003, M&C Saatchi Merlin is the only talent management business owned by a Global Marketing services business.

We continuously challenge and drive ourselves to create and discover the best and most lucrative opportunities available. Our contacts allow us to access the main decision makers in the media, broadcasting and branding sectors. Our depth of experience and knowledge, combined with total dedication provides uniquely tailored management, strategically building successful careers for everyone in the M&C Saatchi Merlin family.

Our reputation is built on what we deliver. We’re creative and passionate about what we do and our results speak for themselves. We do not only represent clients – we manage!

Job Spec:

  • Excellent industry relationships within the broadcast and commercial industry
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of broadcasting and commercial contracts
  • Must have relevant industry awareness and a black book of key contacts
  • Ability to source, negotiate and implement brand endorsement campaigns
  • A likeable and personable team player with drive, enthusiasm and tenacity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and company targets
  • Discretion and confidentiality essential
  • Work as part of a team to manage the strategic careers of talent
  • Identify and create potential new partnerships
  • Ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities are coming into the business
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network
  • Identify potential brand partners and the decision makers within organisations, internally and externally
  • Able to manage talent fully
  • Crisis management
  • Research and build relationships with new brands
  • Set up meetings between decision makers and company’s practice leaders/principals
  • Plan approaches and pitches
  • Working with the M&C network extensively to create opportunities internally
  • Create solid presentations

 Key Skills:

  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Strong communicator and relationship builder with great people skills
  • Team player – content working within a buzzy, hands-on office
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously
  • Sales and target driven
  • High quality written skills and strong spelling and grammar
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise; excellent time management
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tenacity
  • Interest in and knowledge of broadcast
  • 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’ve got what it takes, apply now. The ideal candidate will have previous experience as an agent, ideally at a senior level.

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

 

Please send CV's to enquiries@mcsaatchimerlin.com