Contracts Administrator

New York Office, NY

The Directors Guild of America is currently accepting applications for the position of Contracts Administrator to work in its New York office. The DGA's members include directors, unit production managers, assistant directors, associate directors, stage managers, and production associates, who work in feature film, all genres of filmed, taped and live television, commercials, and documentaries.

The Contracts Administrator is responsible for administering the Guild’s agreements, which includes handling member inquiries, investigating contract violations and working with employer representatives to resolve them, and if necessary, pursuing violations through the contract grievance process. As part of the Guild’s contract negotiations team, the Contracts Administrator supports the work of Guild Executives by analyzing research and costing out contract proposals. This position will also play a key role in serving as representative for members working in commercial production.

Desired Qualifications:

  • We seek applicants with experience administering or reviewing contracts, preferably collective bargaining agreements.
  • Driven and self-motivated; able to work independently as well as under supervised direction.
  • Highly organized and able to handle competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze information and frame issues.
  • Professional demeanor, ability to interface with Guild members and Employer labor relations representatives.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Commitment to collective bargaining and union representation required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Exceptional entry-level candidates with a commitment to working for unions will also be considered.

Please submit current resume and salary requirements via email with subjectContracts Administrator NY” to jobs@dga.org.

No phone calls, please.


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