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SAG-AFTRA

SAG-AFTRA
 

Business Representative
(Entertainment Contracts – TV / New Media)

Based in New York City, NY


Reports To: Manager, Entertainment Contracts (TV & New Media)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Type: Regular Full-Time
Posted Salary: $58,513.00/Yr.
Department: Entertainment Contracts
Shift: 9:30am-5:30pm
Union Representation: Represented
Union Code: Teamsters L210A

Overview
POSITION PURPOSE:
Business Representative will provide contract information to producers, members, and members representatives. Enforce various collective bargaining agreements, research and file claims. Participate in outreach and educational events.

Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This section provides a general summary of the most significant job duties performed. It does not explain in detail every single duty performed.)

  • Interprets and enforces contracts.
  • Files claims on behalf of all principle and background performers.
  • Coordinates with SAG-AFTRA’s Legal department on claims referred for arbitration; prepare claims synopses summarizing relevant issues pertaining to claim and claim history; may be required to provide expert testimony in arbitration.
  • Communicates with initiating claimants regarding the progress on, and ultimate resolution of their claims; creates reasonable expectations regarding the outcome.
  • Interprets and explains to members, signatory companies and third parties involved in the exploitation of SAG-AFTRA’s covered productions the provisions within the SAG-AFTRA television contracts; may be any of the current or previous agreements negotiated and/or promulgated.
  • Audit productions for contract compliance on an as needed basis.
  • Represent SAG-AFTRA through participation in various committees, workshops, seminars, panel discussions and speaking engagements in the industry. May also serve as a staff liaison to various SAG-AFTRA committees or other posts as may be assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

(The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.)

  • Must have the ability to read, understand and interpret contracts.
  • Must be customer service oriented and have the ability to interact well with members, performers, studio management and staff with tact and diplomacy.
  • Familiarity with Oracle systems would be advantageous.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Must be well-organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and work to imposed deadlines.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work independently.
  • Superlative interpersonal skills: high degree of patience and tact. Must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic and collaborative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds both internally and externally.
  • Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting SAG-AFTRA members.
  • Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.
  • Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
  • Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged.
  • Must be available and willing to work extended hours (and/or overtime for applicable non- exempt positions) per day or per week, including weekends and holidays, as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary to meet its business needs.
  • Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

*The Employer reserves the right to add, delete or change tasks and responsibilities within each job description. Further, in order to maintain efficient operations, work assignments may be redistributed on a short and long-term basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and/or Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree or a combination of 5 years of education and experience in a labor relations or entertainment environment preferred.
  • Juris Doctor degree a plus, but not required.

Certification, licenses, and /or registrations:

  • N/A

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