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Talent management internship at Avalon and The Agency

Talent management internship at Avalon and The Agency

companyAvalon
locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 31/05/2024
Multiple industries
Entry
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2024

Start date: Early September 2024

 

Are you looking for a career in the talent management industry?

Avalon is a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. The Agency represents and manages writers and directors across film, TV and theatre alongside book rights and children’s literature.  Between both companies, we represent a prolific and celebrated roster of artists including comedians, actors, presenters, writers and directors. 

This unique 15-week placement will provide the successful candidate with a broad introduction to the industry across two busy talent management agencies who work with writers, directors, performers (comedy), authors, producers and theatre techs.  The successful candidate will work alongside the core areas of Television, Film, Children’s Books, Theatre, Distribution, Press, Marketing & Digital, Live and Business Affairs, with lots of hands-on experience, providing the perfect springboard upon which to develop their career.  

 

Responsibilities

Avalon Management

  • Gain a key understanding into how the Management division works with other core areas of the business
  • Liaise with our Promotions/Touring department across our clients’ live work, including keeping a note of all gigs and payments
  • Liaise with our Press team to update them on clients’ activities
  • Accompany clients on shoots/TV recordings and live shows
  • Organise client show industry invitations
  • Assist in the day-to-day running of the office and administration
  • Arrange client and directors’ travel and itineraries
  • Monitor upcoming client appearances
  • Administration of clients’ contracts (including an intro to negotiating terms)
  • Invoice on behalf of clients and chase payments
  • Attend staff training sessions and team meetings

The Agency

  • Assist agents with day-to-day tasks such as assessing material, preparing pitches and researching suitable companies for projects
  • Setting up meetings for clients and making sure they have all the preparatory material
  • Doing rights’ checks
  • Putting together press packs and social media output
  • Assisting in the Children’s Books department
  • Occasional cover of assistant’s desks in order to learn the admin skills needed for entry-level jobs in an agency
  • Assisting the legal department with contract breakdowns
  • Assisting the theatre department with play cataloguing and amateur and foreign licencing

 

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Keen interest in the entertainment industry (comedy, television, film, theatre)
  • A desire to establish a career in the talent management industry
  • Confident, enthusiastic with a self-starter approach
  • Hard-working with a strong attention to detail

 

To apply

If you would like to apply, please email your CV and covering letter with 'Talent Management Internship' in the subject heading by clicking the 'Apply' button.

Please note: Applications will be reviewed as and when we receive them and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Our core values help define our purpose and are at the essence of what we do and shape our culture.  You can read about our values here.

We are always on the lookout for exceptional talent.  Avalon and The Agency are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups. Regardless of your race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status, you are welcome at Avalon. 

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.

Level of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year