Directors Guild of America

Directors Guild of America

Lead Signatories Representative

Based in Los Angeles, CA

The Directors Guild of America, the labor union representing over 17,500 entertainment and commercial Directors and members of the directorial team, seeks a Lead Signatories Representative to obtain and asses the “financial assurances” securing DGA members’ rights under various collective bargaining agreements. The Signatories Representative is usually the initial point of contact for employers of DGA members, and often acts as a liaison between members, their representatives, and producers. They sign employers to the DGA’s agreements, evaluate projects to determine which financial assurances would best protect DGA members, and assist in enforcing the employers’ obligations.

The Lead Signatories Representative will assist other Signatories Representatives in obtaining financial assurances and will work closely with lawyers, department heads, and executives to provide guidance and training. We are looking for an individual who is self-directed, organized, detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • legal experience or education (JD)
  • experience reading and interpreting contracts, reviewing chain of title, and performing lien searches
  • previous union or entertainment industry experience
  • excellent research skills
  • excellent communication skills

To Apply
Please submit résumé via email to jobs@dga.org with subject line “Lead Signatories Representative.”



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