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Job: Intern, HBCU
Location: Los Angeles, CA
WHO WE ARE:
With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA is the iconic American labor union that represents approximately 160,000 media professionals. Our members are the talented faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. They are actors, announcers, broadcasters, journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, and voiceover artists. SAG-AFTRA employees support our members and thrive on securing the strongest protections by negotiating the best wages, working conditions, health, and pension benefits.
We preserve and expand members’ work opportunities, vigorously enforce our contracts and protect our members against unauthorized use of their work. As an organization, we believe our strength is in our diversity, and foster a people-oriented culture that is collaborative and engaging.
The main purpose of the HBCU internship experience at SAG-AFTRA will be to provide the participant with an opportunity to gain experience in different business units within our organization. Our goal is to provide the candidate with a unique and diverse experience and a basic understanding of the work the Union performs on behalf of its 160,000 members.
Under the direction of the People & Culture department, the HBCU Intern will support programs, strategies, and initiatives from three to six different departments and will be provided the opportunity to engage and collaborate with employees throughout our organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
(This section provides a general summary of the most significant job duties performed. It does not explain in detail every single duty performed.)
Work on a variety of projects within several different departments.
May be responsible for researching, writing, editing, and producing various content and/or reports as assigned.
May assist with the coordination of events and/or meetings.
Interface with staff and leadership on a regular basis.
Participate in internship workshops (i.e. brown bag lunches, HBCU functions, and other SAG-AFTRA programs).
Perform general administrative duties as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
(The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills, and abilities.)
Able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
Proficient in PC applications and internet-based systems.
Able to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks under daily deadlines.
Able to work under pressure.
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.
Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.
Able to demonstrate an appreciation and awareness of worker rights impacting SAG-AFTRA members.
Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at SAG-AFTRA’s sole discretion.
Education and/or Experience:
In the process of obtaining a BA/BS degree from a recognized college or university.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Unless otherwise stated, the work environment is normal and absent of disagreeable elements. (Please note: do not alter the percentages, instead apply physical description to appropriate percentage)
Regularly (67-100%) Sitting, standing, hearing, talking, seeing
Frequently (34-66%) Walking, seeing, writing, typing
Occasionally (12-33%) Bending
Rarely (0-11%) Driving, lifting