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.
The Disbursement Controller is responsible for all aspects of the foreign levies activities necessary for managing the collection and distribution functions; ensuring transparency through the development of reporting procedures; safeguarding assets through internal controls; assessing and improving the operational efficiency and internal controls; assisting disbursement of other funds held by the Guild on behalf of member; conducting quality control reviews and process improvements. Foreign levies are copyright royalties received by the Guild on behalf of US film and television writers from collections under copyright laws in certain foreign countries. This position supervises a staff of five.
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, risk assessment and compliance.
The Legal Assistant provides secretarial and clerical support services for Business Representatives, Counsel, Senior Counsel, Assistant Director of Legal Services and the Assistant General Counsel. The Legal Services Department is responsible for investigating and resolving claims under the MBA and writers’ individual employment agreements.