International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 600

International Cinematographers Guild
IATSE Local 600

Business Representative
Eastern Region

Based in New York City, NY


The International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600 is the largest camera and publicist union in the world with over 8,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. We are a National Local of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE). Applications are now being accepted for Business Representative, Eastern Region. This position will be based out of the Eastern Region, New York office.

Summary Statement:
The job duties of a Local 600 Business Representative include external and internal organizing, contract administration, grievance handling, membership advocacy, and other duties related to the goals of the Union. Setting priorities, meeting deadlines, compiling and analysing data are critical. This position reports to the Regional Director for the Eastern Region. This position requires extensive travel as well as evening and weekend work.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in union work/labour relations. The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast-paced collaborative environment with multiple priorities. Direct work experience in organizing and grievance administration with unions, and a relevant degree in labour relations, law, or a related field, or is highly desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as is proficiency with computers. Field territory assignment to be determined.

The most qualified candidate needs the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal and group communication skills.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills appropriate to working and communicating with a well-educated workforce; ability to articulate the Union's message and vision to the membership.
  • Ability to develop and implement long-term recruitment and organizing program to increase membership size and strength.
  • Experience in the application of new technologies in the workplace.
  • Proficiency in design and application of databases including the use of the following programs: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think strategically, exercise a high level of judgment and follow a strategic plan.
  • Critical thinking skills necessary to gather, analyse and organize information and evidence as well as deal with conflicting and changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of political campaign strategies.
  • Flexibility to cooperate with other ICG and IATSE employees and other IATSE Locals.
  • Availability to travel and work on campaigns away from home and office, including over weekends.
  • A valid driver’s license, working automobile and auto insurance are required.

This position is classified as exempt under the current OPEIU Local 174-IATSE Local 600 CBA. ICG staff is represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). Employment is subject to the terms and conditions as set forth in the OPEIU Local 174-IATSE Local 600 CBA.

Excellent starting salary, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package.

To Apply:
Please mail or email current résumé and cover letter detailing relevant skills and experience, including three work references with contact phone information to:

Human Resources
International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600
70 West 36th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Email: Humanresources@icg600.com

No phone calls. Email inquiries can be made to: Humanresources@icg600.com.

We require that all of our employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are applying for a position with the Guild, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. If you have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination or object to being vaccinated on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices, we will engage in an interactive dialogue with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided that does not create undue hardship to the ICG and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace.

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