International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 600

International Cinematographers Guild
IATSE Local 600

Membership and Reception Assistant
Eastern Region

Based in New York City, NY


The International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600 IATSE is the largest camera and publicist union in the world with over 9,000 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 being accepted for the non-exempt, hourly position of Membership and Reception Assistant. This position will be based out of the Eastern Region, New York office.

This position is covered by OPEIU Local 174 - IATSE 600 CBA. Starting rate of pay is $26.23 per hour.

The Membership and Reception Assistant position is classified as Administrative under the current OPEIU Local 174-IATSE Local 600 CBA. This position reports to the head of Membership Services for the Eastern Region. The Membership Department is in charge of maintenance of the union’s membership database, processing member dues payments, processing new member applications, creating draft announcements publicizing member-related events and activities, light reception and mailroom duties, and all related functions.


  • Maintain accuracy of all membership data, both electronic and paper files
  • Track member and non-member union work
  • Answer member, staff and applicant inquiries
  • Process dues, initiation fee payments and payment plans
  • Process new member paperwork
  • Create in-house and in-union draft announcements and publicity for events
  • Light reception and mailroom duties
  • Support reception and other departments as needed


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Work, Excel, Outlook
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, and Photoshop or similar
  • Strong communications skills (in person, on phone and email)
  • Attentive to detail with high degree of accuracy
  • Able to compose correspondence in language and form appropriate to the business world
  • Significant member service experience, including problem resolution
  • Comfortable taking instruction from more than one person
  • Works well with others

Associates Degree from an accredited college -OR- One year of experience as an Administrative Aid, Administrative Trainee, Clerical Assistant or Customer Service Representative or Assistant.

A valid Driver’s License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Ability to lift-up to 20lbs

This position is classified as non-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. Night and weekend work will be required. Excellent starting salary, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package.

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, Local 600 IATSE
 7755 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Email: humanresources@icg600.com

We require that all our employees be fully vaccinated (including a booster) 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 based on 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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