Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department of the Writers Guild.
WGAW is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage qualified people with diverse backgrounds to apply.
The WGAW does not employ members of the WGAW or Writers Guild of America East.
Chief Financial Officer
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the CFO is responsible for the financial and risk management functions of the Guild, a nonprofit labor organization. As a key Guild executive, the CFO participates in development of the Guild’s overall financial strategy, including assessment of operational efficiency and maintenance of internal controls over the Guild’s functions and initiatives.
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who is compelled by the mandate above and excited by the opportunity to amplify the priorities of one of the most influential unions in the entertainment industry. You’re a strong writer and enjoy working with subject matter experts and organizers to turn complicated topics into accessible, engaging, and strategic content. You will join a dedicated and experienced team of Guild leaders and staff as we prepare for our upcoming 2023 contract campaign.
Director, Member Organizing
The Director of Member Organizing is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans for internal and external organizing campaigns to support the priorities of the elected Board of Directors, increase the Guild’s leverage and expand the Guild’s jurisdiction.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the General Counsel is the chief legal officer representing the Guild. The General Counsel provides overall strategic direction in all legal matters involving the Guild. This position provides advice on, among other areas, labor and employment-related matters, regulatory matters, contract enforcement, negotiating strategy, risk assessment and compliance.
The Representative/Organizer is responsible for activating Guild members and recruiting and developing over members to support the priorities of the elected Board of Directors, increase the Guild’s leverage and expand the Guild’s jurisdiction.