Contract Affairs Representative

New York City, NY

The national labor union, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), seeks a Contract Affairs Representative to join our dynamic Contract Affairs Department.

The Contract Affairs Representative reports directly to the Director of Contract Affairs. Representative is responsible for organizing Employers and Employees in order to expand SDC jurisdiction as well as administering, processing, and enforcing the minimum terms of collectively bargained and promulgated agreements within their respective jurisdictions as assigned.

Experience in labor management, human resources, or related fields and knowledge of the entertainment industry required; proven ability to work closely with a team; excellent written and communication skills; ability to listen actively and frame issues with clarity; ability to assess information and evidence and deal with conflicting/changing priorities; ability to think strategically and exercise a high level of judgment; willingness to participate in all union wide activities; computer literate.


  • negotiate collectively bargained and single employer agreements
  • identify and execute organizing opportunities
  • develop and maintain strategic relationships with Members, employers, and key industry professionals
  • represent our Membership during employment conflicts utilizing negotiation, grievance and arbitration processes as appropriate
  • administer, process, and enforce all the terms of individual employment contracts
  • assume a mastery of all collectively bargained and promulgated agreements
  • participate in the development and execution of all department wide goals and objectives
  • participate in community, political and union events

SDC offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include comprehensive health/life insurance, retirement programs (defined benefit pension as well as 401k), paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.

To Apply:
Email letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to jobs@SDCweb.org with “Contract Affairs Representative” in subject line. Position will remain open until filled.

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