Assistant Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time




110 West 57th Street
New York
New York
United States


Through the collective voice of more than 16,000 members, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) helps empower directorial teams to protect and enhance their legal and artistic rights, contend for their creative freedom, and strengthen their ability to develop meaningful and credible careers. The DGA's members include directors, unit production managers, assistant directors, associate directors, technical coordinators, stage managers, and production associates, who work in feature film, filmed, taped and live television, commercials, and documentaries.

The Directors Guild of America has an opening for an Assistant Executive Director in its NYC office. The Assistant Executive Director will be responsible for representing assistant directors and production managers in the eastern region, developing member leaders, building strategic relationships, negotiating and enforcing DGA collective bargaining agreements, and working with internal councils and committees. Preference will be given to a skilled labor professional with a minimum of 5-7 year’s experience. Commitment to collective bargaining and union representation required. Position involves evening and weekend work.



Excellent salary and benefits.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send resume and salary requirements via e-mail with subject “Assistant Executive Director NY” to No phone calls, please.