Writers Guild of America, West

Writers Guild of America, West

Credits Assistant

Based in Los Angeles, CA
(currently remote)


The Credits Assistant (Assistant III) is a full time, non-exempt (hourly) position with an excellent comprehensive benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

The WGAW is currently operating remotely, but the position is based in Los Angeles when in-office work is able to resume based on local public health guidelines. Return to in-office work will be based on a hybrid schedule of 3 days in-office and 2 days remote. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required of all employees unless they qualify for a lawful exemption.


  1. Provides administrative support to the Senior Director, Senior Credits Administrator, Senior Credits Counsel, and Arbitration Coordinators;
  2. Handles heavy call volume and directs calls for Credits staff;
  3. Takes minutes and provides support for the Credit Review Committees;
  4. Backs-up Credits Compliance Coordinator in reviewing ads and titles;
  5. Handles all NTWC functions including, but not limited to, reviewing, entering, indexing, scanning, attaching, filing, and maintaining monthly files;
  6. Creates monthly report for IMDb and Baseline;
  7. Maintains warehouse files and script room;
  8. Distributes department mail and orders department supplies;
  9. Tracks canceled series and prepare files for closing;
  10. Responds to general telephone inquiries regarding MBA provisions as well as general procedural questions regarding credit requirements and credit determinations;
  11. Tracks, reviews, enters, and indexes theatrical Notices of Tentative Writing Credits (“NTWCs”);
  12. Recruits expert readers and provides other general support for investigations;
  13. Recruits arbiters and consultants for credit arbitrations and prepares arbitration packets;
  14. Opens and maintains all NTWC and Arbitration files;
  15. Maintains tickler and non-wga files;
  16. Is responsible for sending out packets and room set-up for Pre-Arbitration hearings and Policy Review Board hearings administered by the Senior Credits Administrator, the Credits Counsel, and the Screen Credits Coordinator;
  17. Responsible for data entry of screen credits;
  18. Checks in, reviews, and prepares materials submitted for arbitrations;
  19. Maintains files regarding WGAE/WGAW screen rotation;
  20. Other duties as required.

Experience working in the Entertainment Industry and/or the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion space will be given strong consideration. A strong knowledge of TV and Film writers is also highly recommended.

The qualified applicant types 50-60 words per minute and is highly proficient in data entry. Must be competent in MS Word; knowledge of MS Excel a plus. Knowledge of the TV and Film industry is desired. Must be extremely detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to efficiently perform all duties in a fast-paced department with heavy deadlines. Must be able to prioritize the workload effectively while

Applicants should email cover letter and résumé to the Human Resources Department of the Writers Guild at: recruitment@wga.org.

For more information on the WGAW, please visit: www.wga.org.

WGAW is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage qualified people with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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