NRA Recruiting Program

Job Openings

Positions Available

Membership Specialist
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Provides vital initial contact with NRA Members via telephone, E-mail and correspondence, assists the Members with Membership or NRA-activity questions and performs adjustments to member accounts as necessary.

Coordinates with Membership departments and all other NRA divisions. Candidate must have a professional attitude and must demonstrate patience and tact when dealing with Members of all personalities and backgrounds. Must be able to effectively handle heavy workloads and to perform general office tasks such as filing, typing, collating, etc.

B.A./B.S in Communications Marketing, Political Science, or related field preferred. May be waived with two to three years professional experience. Knowledge, awareness and support of the NRA and its position in the regard to the Second Amendment and firearm related issues; experience with PC and mainframe systems with knowledge of WordPerfect and Windows; possess strong listening, writing and reading comprehension skills, a pleasant phone manner and a clear, comprehensive speaking voice with a strong command of the English language; ability to make educated judgment calls; punctuality and excellent attendance are essential.
 
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Paralegal
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

Provide legal research, analysis, legal document creation and general administrative support to the NRA legal staff. Support for the mission of the NRA is required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Implements general legal research and analysis, including research on LEXIS and/or WESTLAW.
2. Incorporate knowledge of word processing, particularly Microsoft Word, in the occasional production of legal documents and reports.
3. Assists secretaries of NRA funds and Board committees.
4. Performs general legal research, information gathering and analysis for staff attorneys.
5. Performs special projects and analyses as requested, and furnishes word processing and secretarial skills incidental to these duties or when required by the office.
6. Act as point of contact for research, analysis and preparation of a wide variety of legal documents, including pleadings, briefs and learned treatises, leases, contracts, and technical memoranda.

SCOPE: Requires contact with employees in own division and other NRA divisions, NRA members, general public and Federal and State government organizations.

Physical requirements include bending, lifting, standing in relation to using books in law library or moving legal files, ability to listen to and speak with members regarding simple legal questions, collating and inserting documents and files into envelopes for mailings, ability to see and read legal reference books, legal references via computer, and member letters.

Psychological considerations include the ability to work well and efficiently under occasional time pressures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 2 years college and Paralegal certificate or equivalent law office experience. Background should include 2-3 years experience in legal analysis and research support. Eligible for licensing as a notary public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
• In-depth knowledge of legal process.
• General knowledge of law library structure and periodical management.
• Adopt good organizational skills and communication skills; must be able to grasp concept of work performed by legal staff, and apply knowledge learned.
• Work under minimal supervision.
 
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Part-time Range Officers
Works at NRA Range at Headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

The schedule varies from week to week. Range Officers must be able to work evenings, nights, days and weekend hours. Must be availble for shifts Monday through Friday 9 AM - 5 PM and/or weekend shifts of 8 AM to 4 PM and 4 PM to Midnight.

Applicants must be eligible to have access to firearms and ammunition and should have range shooting experience. Preference given to those persons who have worked as Range Safety Officers or have training as such. NRA Certified Instructors and/or NRA Certified Trainers are welcomed.

Applicants should have an interest in and support for the Second Amendment, Second Amendment issues, an understanding of NRA's mission, strong customer service and verbal skills, attention to detail and be willing to take direction. Firearms knowledge and experience necessary.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Vacancies will be filled as they occur. Please send resume and cover letter to careers@nrahq.org or click the link below the posting.

 
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