Associated Musicians of Greater New York, AFM Local 802

Associated Musicians of Greater New York
AFM Local 802

Business Representative

Based in New York City, NY


American Federation of Musicians, Local 802 has an opening for a Business Representative/Organizer working in our Theatre Department (Broadway). This position requires a flexible work schedule which may include evening and weekend assignments.

The qualified candidate must exhibit a high level of commitment to the labor movement and the mission of Local 802, have significant experience negotiating contracts as well as in organizing, be able to work well in a team environment, possess a working knowledge of labor law and possess excellent computer and communication skills – both written and verbal. Experience in and/or knowledge of the performing arts industry – especially theatre – is highly desirable.

Duties of the position are as follows:

  • Contract negotiations
  • Contract administration and enforcement
  • Explaining contract terms, concepts, benefits and obligations to members and potential members
  • Internal organizing, grievance handling and committee building
  • Assist in administrative and field work duties in the Theatre Department
  • Organize and chair meetings
  • Working closely with department supervisors and officers to achieve the goals of the union and servicing the needs of the membership

This is a full-time bargaining unit position, the employment terms of which are covered under an agreement with Local 802’s in-house union for its professional staff, the Organization of Union Representatives (O.U.R.).

Starting salary is $64,145.64. Benefits include a defined pension benefit plan, 401(k), health insurance, sick leave, personal days and vacation days.

To Apply:
Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to tgagliardi@local802afm.org (cc: rdonach@local802afm.org and lmejia@local802afm.org). No phone calls.

Local 802 AFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race or racial identity, color, religion or spiritual beliefs, creed, sex, sexual orientation gender, gender identity or expression, ethnic background, national origin, political affiliation or political beliefs, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

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