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Job Announcement: Field Representative


Field Representative

IATSE Local 871 represents over 2,300 Los Angeles Script Supervisors, Coordinators, Accountants, and Allied Production Specialists in the Entertainment Industry. We have a current opening for a Field Representative.  The Field Representative works under the direction of the Business Representative and is responsible for daily visits to work locations to meet with members throughout the greater Los Angeles area. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Driving to work locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area on a daily basis;
  • Visiting Local 871 members at their work locations including at studios, offices and on location;
  • Helping staff picket lines and outreach to members and potential members during organizing drives;
  • Assisting Business Representatives in investigating potential contract violations;
  • Helping to identify contract violations or other potential issues facing Local 871 members at work;
  • Assisting with researching, mapping and tracking employment in Local 871 crafts;
  • Such other duties as assigned by the Business Representative or Assistant Business Representative

Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Willingness to drive daily throughout the greater Los Angeles area;
  • Ability to understand contractual issues covered by the IATSE and Local 871 Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Enjoy constant outreach and interaction with union members and potential members;
  • Well organized and ability to work independently;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
  • Ability to keep detailed notes of discussions with members;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including early morning, evenings and weekends, as needed;
  • Good listener, enjoys meeting with people;
  • Ability to speak professionally to line management;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook;
  • Able to keep information confidential;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.

Pay Rate and Benefits
Competitive Salary, Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage, and Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement plans).

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to Virginia@ialocal871.org, Subject: Field Rep Position.




Job Announcement: Field Representative

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