Agent - Illustration/Animation/CGI for JSR Agency

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  • London  
    salary negotiable  
  • Company
    JSR Agency  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    14 March 2017  
    Posted on
    13 February 2017  


JSR is a London based, dynamic Photography, Illustration and CGI/Digital Artist Agency with an impressive roster of “talent” and a diverse mix of international clients

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Agent to join our tight knit team. Our agency is growing and we are seeking a candidate to help drive and develop our Illustration Department as we continue to expand further across all media outlets - advertising, fashion, art and entertainment. This is a fantastic long-term opportunity to help shape the direction of JSR Illustration, to work with a global client base and develop the careers of our talented artists


Ideally proven experience as an Artists’ Representative, Producer or within a client-facing media related sales role. Show knowledge of illustration, be commercially minded and have existing connections within advertising agencies, brands, fashion, PR and editorial.

Key responsibilities:

To promote the Agency and secure opportunities for JSR artists - with a primary focus on Illustration / Animation /CGI

The role will include, but not be limited to:

  •   Pro-actively promote the work of the company's roster of Illustration/Animation/CGI Artists to commissioning clients   (advertising/design/marketing agencies) in nominated country territories, with the objective of securing high quality work

  • Sustain a regular program of face-to-face meetings with current and potential clients - proposing / pitching focused artists and JSR’s overall Agency capabilities

  • Prepare quotes on new opportunities/briefs - utilising “own” artist merits and other JSR team members expertise as   needed to deliver winning proposals.

  • Follow up on all leads and adhoc enquiries with drive and enthusiasm

  • Work with Senior Management and/or other JSR team members to promote/grow artists and the JSR brand to a global client base

  • Maintain / update client and “leads” contact database, logging meetings booked/attended, updating group calendars, adding project briefs, quotes, closed/won projects etc in the company CRM

  • Develop and strengthen relationships with existing clients and artists

  • Assist in the project management of all commissioned work from ‘brief through to invoicing’. Liaising with clients and artists as needed to ensure all projects are completed to expected high standards

  • Assist with marketing campaigns (mail-outs, social media included) for given artists and the overall promotion of the Agency

  • Develop and implement a strategy to promote key artists to a target range of clients, utilising previous experience /contacts in the industry

  • Manage/maintain current artist folios and identify/recommend new artists that could fit well within the JSR offering

  • Regularly update Senior Management on all current and potential new business and industry developments

  • Proactively manage time and resources, assist other JSR team members as needed/requested 

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