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Specialist Membership, Impact and Industry 


Job Summary:

The Specialist, Membership, Impact and Industry will support the Academy’s accessibility, sustainability and industry work through events and programs under the direction and guidance of the Senior Director, Member and Industry Relations. They will also provide support for membership events, programs and initiatives such as the Affinity Groups, New Member Receptions, Member Conversations and occasionally assist with branch-related events and meetings.

We are seeking an organized, detail-oriented, proactive, passionate, and efficient individual who can anticipate needs, work cooperatively, and act with discretion. The Specialist must be able to work closely with departments across the Academy as well as liaise professionally with industry and community partners. They must also possess knowledge of ADA compliance, CRM and Airtable data management, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, superior organization and time management skills, and the ability to effectively oversee multiple projects at once.


  • Support all Academy accessibility and sustainability industry initiatives, this includes events, programs, panels and meetings.
  • Assess and assist with the implementation of accessible and sustainable procedures; and monitor improvements.
  • Lead data tracking during Oscars pre-production, production, and post-production.
  • Assist in planning, preparation, and execution of special membership events, including production, invitations, and leading check-in.
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan, implement, investigate, and coordinate compliance. Conduct research, interviews, and reports findings. Conduct comparative analyses, evaluate results, and make recommendations for remedies and overall impact.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to identify, understand, address, or refer issues to leadership. Handle range of routine to complex issues and refers an issue or consults with the appropriate people inside or outside the organization.
  • Provide administrative support, including notetaking, drafting correspondence, prepping documents, maintaining files, and tracking deadlines as needed.
  • Establish and maintain a professional and genial tone with Academy Members, community and industry partners, talent, guests, clients, and peers.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3+ years of Event production knowledge and experience required.
  • Prior film industry or film organization experience preferred.
  • Ability to work discreetly and professionally with high-level executives, VIPs, the Board of Governors, Academy members, industry partners, and the public.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Expert skills with CRM, Outlook, Microsoft Office Suite, Airtable, Dropbox, Zoom, Zkipster.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other members of the Member Relations and Awards team as well as other Academy departments and outside companies.
  • Excellent strategic, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and under supervision.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned during the awards season.
  • Other duties and special projects as needed.


Other Requirements:

  • If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case-by-case basis.


Our Benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision.
    • PTO and Sick Time
    • 401(k)


The expected base hourly wage for this role is $25.00. The actual base pay offered will be determined by factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and other factors permitted by law. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Specialist Membership, Impact and Industry  
Location Los Angeles  
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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