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Employer: Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund

Location: Encino, CA

Post Date: 4/27/2017

Employment Type: Full-Time

Status: Non-exempt

Department: Participant Services Operations

Reports to: Supervisor, New Films/Allocations

Industry: Non Profit/Film & TV

Annual Salary: $39,000-$44,500 DOE; excellent benefits


ALLOCATIONS ASSOCIATE (Data entry position)  

Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund seeks a professional to join our Participant Services Operations Department.

An excellent opportunity for a detailed-oriented professional comfortable with heavy data entry.  The Fund is a dynamic 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization providing support to film musicians and the entertainment community worldwide by ensuring the collection, processing, and distribution of residuals generated by their talent and services. The Fund’s Allocations staff ensures that these residuals are allocated and applied to corresponding film/TV titles, markets, and ultimately, musicians.

Please note: This is a desk job that requires data entry. This position is not for someone seeking film or music production work experience.


The New Films/Allocations Associate will work closely with the Fund’s Allocations staff in all aspects of daily Allocations operations, including but not limited to: heavy data entry of numbers, basic numeric calculations, and related research (online and internal).

  • Prepare cover sheets (including deposit date and employer information) for employer contributions
  • Data entry of payment information in AS400 (i.e., deposit date, remittance date, check #, quarterly period, etc.)
  • Work with Supervisor to ensure contribution amounts entered in AS400 reconcile with Accounting Dept. records
  • Organize and prepare Allocations back-up documentation for data entry in AS400; The Fund receives back-up documentation in various formats, including but not limited to Excel and paper remittances
  • Identify and verify payment information entered in AS400; Complete data entry of all related check details (i.e., film/TV titles, contribution amounts, markets reported, etc.)
  • Perform research using various internal and online sources (i.e., FTS,,,, etc.)
  • Identify New Films/TV shows and provide supporting documentation to Director
  • Review Allocations data entry in AS400; Identify error(s), if any, on already allocated checks; Provide back-up documentation to Director for adjustment
  • Assist with research to locate New Films/TV session contracts; Research includes but is not limited to online references, Local 47 database, Local 802 website, and other Local headquarters of AFM
  • Verify, organize, and prepare session contracts
  • Data entry of session contracts in AS400 for New Films/TV shows paying into the Fund during Fiscal Year
  • Identify new musicians reported on session contracts and provide supporting documentation
  • Assist with scanning and electronic filing of departmental documents


  • 2 years post high school education or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of the entertainment industry and a strong interest in film, TV, and music
  • Proficient in heavy data entry with high accuracy
  • Proficient in basic numeric calculations
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Word
  • Proficient in online research
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, and a self-starter
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills helpful
  • Must have integrity, honesty and an ethical mentality
  • Availability for overtime opportunities on an “as needed” basis


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a small team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work to meet the Fund’s  annual distribution deadlines
  • Ability to accurately analyze and evaluate researched data
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive attitude

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Email cover letter, resume, and salary history to

Additional Instructions: Please type “Allocations Associate-(your name)” in the subject line.


NO phone calls please. NO Recruiters please.

Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund

15910 Ventura Blvd., 9th Floor

Encino, CA  91436

Phone: 818.755.7777

Fax: 818.755.7778

  Metro Area Los Angeles CA
  Job Location City Encino
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 91436
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $39000.00 To: $44500.00
  Job Category Clerical and Data-entry, Computing and Internet, Database management, Research
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date May. 16, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
  Organizational Focus Network of Nonprofit Organizations
  Contact Person Legal/HR Department
  Contact Phone (818) 755-7777
  Contact Fax (818) 755-7778
  Contact Email
  Web Address 15910 Ventura Blvd., 9th Floor

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