Directors Guild of America

Directors Guild of America

Field Representative

Based in New York, NY
(with some regional travel)


Through the collective voice of more than 18,000 members, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) mission is to represent Directors and their team by protecting and enhancing their creative and economic rights through organization and collective bargaining. The DGA's members include directors, unit production managers, assistant directors, associate directors, stage managers, and production associates, who work in feature film, television, commercials, and documentaries.

The Directors Guild of America is currently accepting résumés for a Field Representative. The Field Representative is responsible for building a strong DGA presence at the worksite, developing member leaders, building strategic relationships, and enforcing DGA collective bargaining agreements. This role may additionally involve working with and developing member-led committees.

Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of three years of union or entertainment industry experience, with a particular emphasis on knowledge of collective bargaining agreements and organizing, but all are welcome to apply. Candidates must have exceptional communication, interpersonal relations, and analytical skills.

The position involves evening and weekend work and requires flexibility in hours. Although based primarily in New York, the position will regularly require out-of-state travel to DGA projects in the eastern region. Candidate must have and maintain a valid New York driver’s license, auto insurance, and an automobile for business use. A background check is required.

What we offer:

  • Company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for employees and low-cost premium for dependents
  • Pension
  • 401(k) and 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Generous PTO
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Work Life Balance

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

We require that all of our employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are applying for a position with the DGA, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. If you have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination or object to being vaccinated on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices, we will engage in an interactive dialogue with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided that does not create undue hardship to the DGA and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace.

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