Urgent Assistant Jobs in London, Handle Recruitment is thrilled to be partnering with one of the UK’s leading talent agencies to source an organized, confident Assistant to support the MD/Talent Agent This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated, passionate team and work with a world-class roster of talent.
Key responsibilities will include
Working alongside the MD, managing a roster of high-profile and emerging clients with a specific focus on TV and radio broadcasters.
Efficient diary management for MD and talent – scheduling meetings and phone calls.
Reading, monitoring, and responding to the principal’s emails.
Provide administrative support
Work closely with the other Agents at the company. They will be the key point of contact for the department and excellent communication here is essential.
Potentially identifying and acquiring suitable talent to the roster.
Securing broadcast and brand opportunities for managed talent.
Nurturing clients’ ideas and bringing them to fruition via a network of established contacts.
Negotiating contracts and deliverables
Maintaining accurate document management – contracts, invoicing, and diary
Proven knowledge and understanding of broadcasting and commercial contracts
Ability to source, negotiate and implement brand endorsement campaigns
Work as part of a team to manage the strategic careers of talent
Identify and create potential new partnerships
Research and build relationships with new brands and companies
The ideal person will be
Highly organized, brilliant at multi-tasking, and a good communicator
Able to effectively manage their time and meet deadlines
Able to juggle a varied workload in a calm and effective manner
Adaptable, confident, discreet, and self-motivated
IT literate, particularly confident with Mac computers and Outlook email
Able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of the broadcasting industry
Discrete and confidential at all times
Confident working with talent and taking on talent projects with MD’s guidance.
Detail-orientated with the ability to think under pressure and remain calm in situations of contention
Able to work in a collaborative way with other staff
A team player with drive, enthusiasm, tenacity, and a can-do attitude