Communications Coordinator

New York City, NY

The Writers Guild of America, East, a labor union representing writers in film, television, news and digital media, is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate is interested in the labor movement, the entertainment industry and political activism. The job requires a tech and media savvy individual with excellent writing skills who can thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

The Communications Coordinator will report to the Director of Communications, and will work with staff across multiple departments and our members. The Coordinator will assist on concurrent media campaigns, Guild events. organizing efforts and policy initiatives.


  • Maintain and update the Guild’s website and social media accounts
  • Assist with internal and external communications
  • Research and compile data to support membership engagement initiatives
  • Update and maintain databases of press contacts
  • Assist with all media-related aspects of the Writers Guild Awards


  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of WordPress, working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Understands best practices for online and social media engagement
  • Ability to manage projects, as well as be part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Adobe Apps
  • Some experience in strategic communications and public relations related to working with an entertainment company, union or political organization


  • A proven track record of growing online support and engagement through digital platforms
  • Familiarity with CRM software like Action Network and Eventbrite
  • Basic graphic design and video editing skills, preferably using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience running effective online ad campaigns through Facebook and Google Adwords

The WGAE offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including health insurance, pension and 401(k). This is a full-time position.

IMPORTANT: Candidates should send resume, cover letter and other materials to humanresources@wgaeast.org.

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