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Years of Experience
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ProfileBusiness Representative Duties: Under supervision, is responsible for researching, processing and resolving claims on behalf of performers working under contracts, interpreting contractual provisions for performers, talent agents, and production personnel, and handling signatory processes and production monitoring. Participates in outreach and educational events and serves as an internal organizer. Investigate research, conciliate and resolve claims initiated by performers or their representatives. Field inquiries and disseminate accurate rulings and interpretations regarding the Theatrical and Television agreements and related contracts. Handle signatory procedures for Television and Theatrical Agreements. Monitor Theatrical and Television production in the area supported by the Miami Local, including collection of payroll, production and post-production documentation. Conduct set visits for production in South Florida and other areas, as necessary. Assist in organizing producers via outreach and educational events. Serve as an internal organizer/membership liaison responsive to members working under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Serve as a backup to other Business Representatives in the Local staff. Attend industry related events representing as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or a combination of 5 years of education and experience in a labor relations or entertainment environment preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Background in contract interpretation and enforcement a plus. JD Degree a plus. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively articulate complex contract issues and compose original correspondence and reports. Ability to communicate persuasively and effectively with performers and production personnel. Excellent ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, both orally and in writing. Must have high level of initiative to handle work that is largely unsupervised. Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs. Ability to work under pressure in a very high-paced environment. Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate multiple tasks under daily deadlines. Ability to expedite heavy workload efficiently. Able to use PC applications. Familiarity with Oracle systems would be advantageous. Must be proficient in Microsoft office. Able to accurately type 35 WPM. Must be detail oriented. Demonstrate interpretative and analytic ability, as well as possess comprehensive mathematical knowledge. 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 members. Have knowledge of the entertainment industry and the production process. Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity. Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor in a high stress environment, where constructive feedback is encouraged. Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged. Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at sole discretion. Must be available and willing to work extended hours per day or per week (and/or overtime for applicable non- exempt positions), including weekends and holidays, as determines is necessary to meet its business needs. Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.
Job ID: 739