Director of Negotiations

New York City, NY

The Writers Guild of America, East seeks to hire an experienced contract negotiator. The primary duties will be to function as lead negotiator on both first contracts and renewal agreements. Lead negotiating experience is required.

The Director of Negotiations will work directly with employees in various bargaining units in broadcast and digital news and in nonfiction/reality television. The Director of Negotiations will be required to take the lead role in preparations (including surveys and drafting), in negotiations, and in ratification. S/he will work closely with and manage other WGAE staff, typically including organizers and field representatives. This position will report directly to the WGAE’s Executive Director.

Compensation commensurate with experience, excellent benefit package.

Please send letter and resume to humanresources@wgaeast.org

The Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE) is a labor union representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media and broadcast news. The Guild negotiates and administers contracts that protect the creative and economic rights of its members; conducts programs, seminars and events on issues of interest to writers; and presents writers’ views to various bodies of government.

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