Directors Guild of America

Directors Guild of America

Pay Television Residuals Claims Representative

Based in Los Angeles, CA


The Pay Television Claims Representative enforces the Pay Television use and reuse provisions of the DGA collective bargaining agreements. The Claims Representative monitors, researches and analyzes the use and reuse of Pay TV motion pictures and television programs across all markets to ensure the timely and proper payment of residuals, and files and pursues claims for payment when necessary. The Claims Representative also monitors entertainment industry trends and developments and analyzes their residuals implications.

Through the collective voice of more than 18,000 members, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) helps empower directorial teams to protect and enhance their legal and artistic rights, contend for their creative freedom, and strengthen their ability to develop meaningful and credible careers. The DGA’s members include directors, unit production managers, assistant directors, associate directors, stage managers, and production associates, who work in feature film, scripted and live television, new media, commercials and documentaries.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail oriented and organized, flexible and adaptable, and possesses the following required skills and experience:

  • Strong MS Office skills, including Word and Excel
  • Solid math and computational skills
  • Familiarity with Collective Bargaining Agreements, or transferable experience
  • Experience processing residuals required
  • Ability to read and interpret contracts or legal documents
  • Proactively track and monitor the exploitation of Made for Pay TV titles in all markets
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong curiosity about trends and changes in the entertainment industry, and ability to analyze their residuals implications

This is a wonderful opportunity for a motivated individual with a strong work ethic.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Company offers full range of benefits, including Company paid Health Plan, Defined Benefit Plan, and 401K Plan

Please submit a resume, a statement why you’re the best candidate via email to: jobs@dga.org. Only submissions with “Pay TV Residuals Claim Representative” in the email subject line will be considered. No phone calls please.

The DGA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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