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Regional Set Relations Representative

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Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2017

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Aug 04,2017
Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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Regional Set Relations Representative Duties: Traveling to regions without local staff presence for set enforcement/ outreach. Visit and monitor productions to ensure compliance with contracts and serve as a liaison between the union staff and employers. Assist members with on-set issues related to contracts, safety, and working conditions. Assist with on-set external organizing initiatives to enhance relations with employers. Actively promote and the benefits of membership to non-members on sets. Monitor and enforce contract terms and working conditions on set. Communicate with applicable national and local staff regarding on-set problems and conditions. Resolve performer/producer disputes where possible and assist in initiating claims where necessary. Monitor contractual safety requirements in performance of stunts and ensure potentially hazardous work adheres to necessary guidelines. Monitor work rules for minors, including work hours and tutoring. Maintain and file reports as necessary to document on-set experiences. Respond to on-set emergency calls and communicate with field services staff on coverage as needed. Attend meetings with contracts departments and locals as needed. Build relations with employers to promote employment of members and enhance contract compliance. Organize non-members through on-set education and distribution of promotional materials. Perform other duties assigned.

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QUALIFICATIONS: Undergraduate degree in Labor Relations, business, film production, or related discipline preferred. 3-5 years’ applicable industry experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience on sets for film or television production is desired. JD Degree a plus. Experience with administration of collective bargaining agreements or conflict resolution. 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. Maintain good working relations with production counterparts, department and local staff. Excellent listening skills. Ability to communicate persuasively and effectively with performers and production personnel. Extensive travel, including weekend and night work, required on a regular basis - flexible schedule mandatory. Must have high level of initiative to handle work, which is largely unsupervised. Able to work under pressure in a highly visible position. Excellent organizational skills. Able to stand for long periods of time in various weather conditions. Ability to work in a very high-paced environment. Hold yourself and other accountable for a high level of performance and integrity. Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting members. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpretative and analytic ability.

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