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Specialist, Member Relations and Awards 


The Specialist will provide exceptional support to the Senior Director, Member Relations and Awards. Responsibilities include a variety of detail-oriented awards and member relations functions for Visual Effects and Cinematographers branches (and categories), as well as the Scientific and Technical Awards. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all guidelines, requirements and procedures and implementing improvements as well as demonstrate advanced organizational and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic and sense of individual responsibility.

This is a temporary position that could become permanent.


  • Primary support to Member Relations and Awards management.
  • Develop strong working relationships with senior management for effective and smooth operations.
  • Assist in planning, facilitating, and executing all related survey data, procedures, and policies, monitoring administrative projects.
  • Maintain continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating needed actions to management; discovering irregularities; determining continuing needs.
  • Oversee department files and records, details of invitational events, including creation and mailing of invitations, along with supervision of reception staff.
  • Other task as assigned by the Senior Director, Member Relations and Awards, including covering for department assistants as needed.
  • Assist in credit data entry and research, as well as digital content deliveries.
  • Assist in compiling materials for membership review process.
  • Review, proofread and edit a variety of documents for accuracy, proper formatting, and spelling to ensure consistent output.
  • Ensure that all paper files, electronic records and databases for the department are properly maintained and up to date.
  • Assist with department projects and events as needed, including awards shows.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years of related experience in an administrative role.
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), Filemaker Pro, and CRM.
  • Ability to stay organized, detail-oriented, and maintain a positive attitude while multitasking and meeting deadlines in a fast-pace and high-pressure environment.
  • Must be able to use discretion while handling confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team, work independently, take direction, and ask questions as needed.
  • Highly professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends, sometimes on short notice.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Specialist, Member Relations and Awards  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/23/2020  
Location Beverly Hills  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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