IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund

IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund

Program Specialist

Based in Burbank, CA


The IATSE Training Trust Fund (TTF) is looking for a full-time Program Specialist.

Organization Overview:
The IATSE Training Trust Fund is a non-profit ERISA labor management training fund that envisions a workforce with the highest level of training in skills, safety, and craftsmanship, available across the IATSE jurisdiction. Our mission is to promote industry-wide recognized standards for safety, skills, and craftsmanship in the entertainment and exhibition industries by:

  • Providing training that improves existing skills, develops new skills, embraces technological change, and focuses on the safest way to perform the work of the crafts
  • Supporting training opportunities to all employees working under the jurisdiction of the IATSE
  • Developing state-of-the-art training tools, resources, and methods


  • Outreach to beneficiaries, local unions and employers for assigned IATSE TTF programs and resources.
  • Coordinate, implement and track IATSE TTF programs and trainings as assigned (including but not limited to applications processing, coordination with vendors and course tracking)
  • Enter, upload and track program data and run reports with a high degree of accuracy
  • Work closely and communicate with program beneficiaries, local unions, employers and instructors/vendors on the assigned programs/resources
  • Other projects as assigned by the Program Manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: BA
  • Experience: 3+ years working for a non-profit, training/education or labor organization working with participants and implementing programs.

Other Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Previous entertainment industry experience a plus
  • Understanding of Taft Hartley Trust Funds a plus
  • Understanding of unions a plus

Salary: $68,000 annual

Sick/Personal Time, Vacation, Health, Vision, Dental, Retirement, and more

Full Time

The IATSE Training Trust Fund is the joint labor management training fund created by the IATSE and its signatory employers. The IATSE is the International Alliance for Theatrical and Stage Employees and is the union representing craftspeople in the entertainment and exhibition industries from stagehands, tradeshow workers and camera operators to costumers, hair and makeup artists, set and stage electricians and grips. The TTF’s participating employers are IATSE signatory employers spanning motion picture and television, live theater, sports broadcast and tradeshows across the US and Canada.

To Apply:
Send résumé and cover letter to at: jobs@iatsetrainingtrust.org.

More information about the TTF can be found on our website at www.iatsetrainingtrust.org

TTF Video: https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.org/#video

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