Pure – Agent’s Assistant/PA (UK)


The Headlines

Pure is looking for a switched on and super-organised Agent’s Assistant / PA to support the Director of our forward-thinking independent live music agency.

The Company

Pure is a London based independent music agency booking shows and festivals worldwide for domestic and international artists. With integrity, excellence, artistic authenticity and music-lovers at the heart of the company, we’re passionate about growing a culture of inclusivity and sustainability. Pure is committed to building a team which represents our diverse roster of artists including; a-ha, Benjamin Clementine, Brittany Howard, George Ezra, Holly Humberstone, Jamiroquai, Melanie C, Michael Kiwanuka, Paolo Nutini, The Mysterines, Tokio Myers, Trillary Banks amongst other incredible talent.

The Job

We are looking for a professional and self-motivated Agent’s Assistant / PA with exceptional organisational skills and acute attention to detail to provide support to the Director and general office management support to the team. The ideal candidate will have a proactive and positive approach, be a true problem solver who can work independently, prioritise tasks and always be one step ahead in a fast paced and ever-changing environment.

The role will include but is not limited to:
  • Being the first point of contact for the Director
  • Providing day to day all-encompassing administrative assistance to the Director
  • Complex diary management
  • Extensive inbox management
  • Communicating effectively with clients, managers, promoters, labels and other industry professionals
  • Booking international travel and accommodation
  • Reconciling expenses including creating spreadsheets and data inputting
  • General office management including ordering supplies, assisting with office IT matters, liaising with landlord (including an upcoming office move)
  • Team co-ordination and office admin – office systems, covid reporting, updating holiday chart and managing team calendars
  • Organising team activities including attendance to key industry events (festivals, conferences and awards) and Christmas parties
  • Managing mobile phone contracts
  • Managing guest lists for shows
  • Dealing with personal requests including appointments, holidays, home-related support, gifts and purchases
  • Assisting the Director and the wider team with any other duties on an ad hoc basis
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in a similar role supporting senior / Director level on the live side of the music industry (preferably within an agency)
  • A good working knowledge of how the live side of the industry works and the key players involved
  • Able to deal with people at all levels with a professional and positive approach
  • A team player and happy to help the wider team when required
  • An excellent communicator with outstanding written, verbal and listening skills
  • A great relationship builder with a friendly approach and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to deal discretely with confidential information
  • Ability to prioritise workload, work to deadlines under pressure and anticipate the needs of the Director and the wider team
  • High proficiency in in MS Office – Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Experience with databases, WordPress, Adobe creative cloud
  • Working knowledge of social media
  • Being abreast of current popular culture and trends
  • Previous booking experience (preferred but not essential)
How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to hello@biypeople.co.uk no later than Monday 6th June 2022, with “Pure – Agent’s Assistant / PA” in the subject line. Please be patient with us when waiting for a response, we’re a small team, so will reply as soon as we can 🙂

Equity & Inclusion Matters To Us

Pure is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity. We believe in building and continuously striving for fair and equitable workplaces in the music industry. Please do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process.

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