The Organizing Department of the Writers Guild of America, West, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant I. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $28,804 - $35,000/yr.
Under the direct supervision of the Organizing Department Administrator, the Assistant provides organizational, clerical and administrative support for the Animation, Independent Film, New Media and Public Policy programs in the Organizing Department.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Handle initial inquiry calls for Animation, Independent Film, New Media and Public Policy programsType, prepare, copy, distribute and/or fax correspondence, memoranda, agreements and other documentsData entry into Department specific databases and prepare reportsSchedule meetings as needed and assist in maintaining Department CalendarAssist with research and outreach for Animation, Independent Film, New Media and Public Policy as neededProvide support at industry events, conferences and seminars as neededProcess mail and general information requestsMaintain filing systemsAssist in the development, implementation and coordination of departmental events and programsPerform other administrative duties as needed
Possess excellent organizational and time management skillsProficiency in Word and Excel for WindowsStrong written, analytical and oral communication skills are essentialMust be able to manage telephone inquiries with tact, discretion and diplomacyMust have ability to work in a fast-paced environment while handling sensitive confidential materialShould be available to work evenings and weekends as neededMust have valid CA driver’s license, proof of insurance and a personal vehicleEntertainment or labor experience and a minimum of one year prior administrative experience are strongly preferred
If you are interested in this position, submit cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department of the Writers Guild at email@example.com .