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Administrative Assistant, Security
SUMMARY:
Responsible for the administrative support to the Security division. Handle a significant workload of administrative duties. Interface with multiple internal and external contacts, exercising appropriate professional decorum and utmost confidentiality. All duties will be performed in an accurate and timely manner. Support for the mission of the NRA essential.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Screen, in a professional and courteous manner, in-coming phone calls and direct calls to appropriate departmental or organizational personnel for resolution.
2. Route incoming mail, inter-departmental mail and routine correspondence to appropriate personnel.
3. Maintain Director’s calendar; schedule/arrange meetings; prepare reports and materials for meetings; and complete all after-meeting tasks and follow-up.
4. Process new purchase orders and ensures the timely routing of invoices so that they may be paid in a timely manner.
5. Project future office supply needs and orders supplies based on those anticipated needs. Maintain a basic store of office supplies for departmental use. Collate packing slips, supplies received and supply request forms and process vendor invoices for approval.
6. Draft and prepare correspondence for the Director’s signature, as well as own signature.
7. Maintain established filing procedures and policies for the Division and create and maintains record-keeping procedures of the Director’s activities in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Maintain Division forms, procedures and manuals in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Perform Division personnel duties, including record-keeping, electronic time cards and the Division leave calendar in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Coordinates and prepares Division travel reports and activity calendars in an accurate and timely manner. Prepares and keeps updated Outlook calendars for the Director and staff in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Coordinates equipment and maintenance problems within the Division in a timely manner and follows-though to active solution of problem.
12. Monitor the Division’s budget within NRA guidelines and distribute budget sheets for review in a timely manner.
13. Initiate and track travel requirements and arrangements for Director and other division staff, as directed, in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain Travel Authorizations and itineraries for division staff members who travel.
SCOPE:
Extensive contact with staff, NRA members, and outside vendors. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision. Limited travel and weekend work may be required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree desirable. Minimum of three years of administrative support experience required. Computer literacy and experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines required. Proven ability to exercise considerable initiative, judgment and discretion essential. Excellent oral communication skills required. Excellent organization, proofreading and formatting skills required. Ability to create and maintain filing systems and logs required. Strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel preferred, with willingness to learn other software packages essential. Demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of staff and work independently or as a member of a team required.
 
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Console Operator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarter. No telecommuting.

SUMMARY: Operates main NRA console to transfer incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls in a concise, timely, polite and professional manner.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Operates NRA main console to transfer all calls in a concise, timely, polite and professional manner to the appropriate NRA department or staff member. Ensures main console is staffed between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM daily in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Performs clerical duties such as typing, proofreading, sorting mail, faxing and copying as required.
3. Completes annual goals and objectives set by Member Communications Manager in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Extensive contact with NRA members, staff and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with a high volume of phone calls on a regular basis. No travel required. Occasional overtime required. Position functions with minimal supervision. Regular and timely attendance to fulfill the position requirements are essential.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required. First tier customer service or main switchboard operations experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral communication skills and strong command of the English language required. Knowledge, awareness and support of the NRA and its mission preferred. Excellent customer service skills essential and required. Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence using all NRA supported software required.
 
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Coordinator, Advertising Operations
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY

Implements and coordinates established advertising practices and policies to ensure the accurate and timely placement of paid and in-house (NRA) advertising in the Publications-produced NRA magazines and e-media properties that meet industry and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Verifies accuracy of all orders for advertising space to ensure adherence with industry, and NRA legal and financial guidelines.
2. Enters insertion orders into ad server accurately and promptly.
3. Analyzes performance reports and forecast inventory.
4. Integrates and verifies all required data entry and reports generated for all paid and in-house advertising records on customized advertising computer system.
5. Forwards orders and supporting material to appropriate Production and Advertising Operations staff.
6. Responsible for accurate billing of all advertising space in the magazines and e-media properties, to include coordination of the mailing of invoices and checking copies.
7. Maintains advertising agency, advertising and sales force contact information.
8. Reviews and investigates complaints about and from advertisers, and seeks resolutions with supervisor’s guidance.
9. Checks "for position only" (FPO) books, bluelines and proofs for correct advertisement placement, key numbers and other changes required.
10. Assists with reconciliation of all advertising in magazines and e-media properties against invoices to ensure accuracy of both billing and content as they relate to advertising.
11. Assists advertising sales representatives with certain activities concerning orders for paid advertising.
12. Responsible for correspondence concerning advertising contracts/insertion orders
. 13. Communicates with advertising sales representatives on policy matters and operating procedures for related advertising functions.
14. Handles routine correspondence and reports, and maintains files.
15. Records all pertinent telephone and in-person conversations on any advertisements. Follows up with appropriate correspondence.
16. Assists Accounts Receivable in solving credit and billing concerns for all advertisers.
17. Coordinates with Production and Advertising Operations supervisors on advertisement reproduction material status, placements, changes and extensions.
18. Backs up other Production and Advertising Operations staff on the telephones.
19. Travels as assigned.

SCOPE
Works closely with advertising sales representatives and their staffs on a daily basis to ensure accurate information and billing of all paid advertisements in the magazines and e-media properties. Coordinates daily with Production and Advertising Operations Manager and other departmental staff. Daily contact with advertisers and/or their agencies. Interfaces with other Publications staff on advertising in the magazines and e-media properties. Coordinates with Financial Services Division on billing, processing and resolution of problems, as appropriate. Coordinates with other NRA divisions on in-house advertising needs for the magazines and e-media properties. Frequent contact with NRA members.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associate degree or equivalent work experience required. Knowledge of and experience with customer relations desired. Data entry knowledge and experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Attention to detail and accuracy mandatory. Ability to handle figures with high degree of accuracy; typing and word processing with high degree of accuracy. Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required. Macintosh experience a plus. Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills required. Ability to skillfully handle multiple telephone calls at the same time. Ability to work independently and under pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced department; handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Decision-making ability required. Hands-on experience with various types of office equipment required.

 
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Exhibit Services Representative
SUMMARY:
A key role on the show management team responsible for coordinating exhibitors’ participation in NRA produced shows. Serves as the primary contact for exhibitors and provides outstanding service using excellent communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Respond to exhibitor inquiries regarding display regulations, show service forms, exhibitor rules and regulations and other questions to assist in exhibitor’s show planning in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Manage the exhibitor and prospective exhibitor databases to maintain accurate and updated information including historical records, billing and logistical information.
3. Generate and process exhibitor contracts and manage booth space assignments on floor plans in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Manage the exhibitor payment process including invoicing and collection call scheduling in an accurate and timely manner. Follow-up on collections when necessary.
5. Ensure the maintenance of the booth point system for space selection process and maintain the wait list of prospective exhibitors in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Contribute to content and production of the exhibitor services manual in coordination with the general service contractor in a timely manner.
7. Oversee the printing and distribution of exhibitor badges and complimentary passes both preshow and onsite in an accurate and timely manner. Oversee the production of exhibitor listings for the show directory in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Staff Exhibitor Service counter on show site to assist exhibitors with their on-site ordering needs and provide assistance to ease their exhibiting experience.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.
SCOPE:
Communicates regularly with staff, department managers, vendors, show producers, show service contractors and NRA members. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Occasional local and national travel required. Occasional overtime Monday through Friday and weekend required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
College degree preferred plus one to three years’ experience coordinating or planning trade or consumer shows. Directly related experience may be substituted for college degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated analytical skills required. Detailed oriented and highly organized with a proven ability to accurately maintain computer and hard copy files required. Requires strong multi-tasking skills, coupled with ability to work well under pressure and respond positively to deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to accomplish multiple tasks within established time lines required. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff required, as well as ability to interface professionally with vendors, show producers and show service contractors essential. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Access required.
 
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Field Representative, Area #41 (SD, ND)
LOCATION: Must live within assigned region

SUMMARY: Acts as representative for the National Rifle Association on an area level to NRA members, volunteers, clubs and associations. Manages fund-raising efforts, promotes membership development programs and promotes NRA programs and services.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Implements fund-raising for The NRA Foundation through organizing volunteer committees and coordinating Friends of NRA banquets and special events.
2. Coordinates the solicitation and distribution of applications for Friends of NRA State Fund grants and serves as secretary for the State Fund Committee. Insures compliance with all of the conditions of allocation for all The NRA Foundation grants.
3. Solicits gifts and donations to The NRA Foundation endowments, ensuring follow-up and donor recognition.
4. Establishes a network of volunteers by identifying and recruiting select NRA activists as Field Support Team members. Trains Field Support Team members, Friends of NRA committee members and other volunteers by conducting an annual workshop as well as other training as needed. Coordinates the efforts of all volunteers to ensure accomplishment of area goals and objectives.
5. Ensures NRA presence at all major gun shows, sports shows and related exhibits/events by coordinating the efforts of Field Support Team members and other volunteers.
6. Promotes NRA membership recruitment programs and services by networking with the state associations, NRA affiliated clubs and retail dealers; promotes and recruits Business Alliance memberships, actively seeks out and recruits shooting sports clubs as NRA affiliated clubs.
7. Serves as a clearing house for the numerous requests for information regarding NRA membership services and programs.
8. Prepares and submits in a timely manner all reports including; Weekly Reports, Call Reports, Time Cards, Friends of NRA financial reports, State Fund Committee reports, Expense Reports and others as may be required.
9. Promote shooting sports programs to encourage the participation of the American public by guiding established shooting clubs and other organizations in the implementation of shooting sports programs especially directed at youth and women.
10. In concert with the Senior Field Representative and Regional Director, establishes annual goals and objectives for the respective area.
11. Ensures efficient accomplishment of all assigned tasks within the budget parameters established for the area.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA membership, volunteers, activists, members of the NRA Board of Directors, NRA staff and the media. Responsible for large sums of money on a regular basis and the care and maintenance of NRA equipment. Position requires frequent driving and extended work, including weekends and evenings. Position functions with minimal day-to-day supervision. Position requires frequent lifting and carrying of materials and product up to 40 pounds.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Previous experience and exposure to fund-raising, volunteer recruitment and management is required. Other useful skills include, but are not limited to, public speaking, working knowledge of computers and experience in sales and marketing. Organizational and time management skills are required. Valid driver’s license with no restrictions required.

 
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Financial Coordinator
SUMMARY
Responsible for providing technical support to the Finance Manager in areas of reconciling and reporting the results of events held by the Friends of NRA program. Additional support is required with various spreadsheets, reports and other administrative duties. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Finalize events held by Friends of NRA Committees and complete all necessary work that stems from the finalization process in an accurate and timely manner.
• Verify all required paperwork is received for each Friends of NRA event and filed appropriately in event folders maintained by the Finance Department • Ensure the correct auction totals are reported, correct sales tax is collected, Committee check and credit cards match financial report, Committee is charged for appropriate merchandise, miscellaneous expenses are reported, and contribution receipts are collected for donations/sponsors. • Compare event orders, shipping invoices, return invoices and sales summaries to determine if the committee is charged for the correct merchandise. Enter merchandise in the Tracker as sold, not sold, damaged or not received. • Prepare a financial report, reporting any differences in net income from the original financial report submitted. Print copies of the financial report and merchandise report to close the event.
2. Work with the NRA Field Representatives and volunteer Committee members to resolve reconciliation issues and provide assistance in a timely manner.
• Ensure Committees receive necessary start-up funding, facility advances and other various check requests • Communicate with Field Representative when finalizing events about outstanding paperwork, bounced checks, merchandise questions and other issues. Notify Field Representatives of what is due as needed through the weekly email. • Provide other requested financial support and guidance
3. Maintain organized and accurate committee files.
• File mail in appropriate event files • Update event files as new mail arrives, additional checks are received, additional check requests are processed, etc. • Update reports with appropriate shipping and financial data
4. Prepare ongoing, weekly and monthly logs designed to track income, expenses and advances in an accurate and timely manner.
• Verify that all logs are maintained with accuracy and are distributed to the appropriate persons on time or as requested • Track Committee tax underpayments for previous years, obtain sales tax rates for each committee and ensure the appropriate tax is collected for each event • Track start up checks, facility advances, event financial information and other financial information as requested • Fulfill additional requests from Managers, Directors, NRA Field Representatives and other employees as requested
5. Assist Finance Manager with various tasks such as Mid/End Year Inventory, IRS audit, closing each month and other tasks as needed.
6. Maintain accuracy of the Event Tracker system.
• Update finance report with changes from reconciliations • Verify system is making accurate calculations • Monitor merchandise usage and report discrepancies
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE
Visibility with NRA Staff, Friends of NRA volunteers, vendors and the general public. Requires work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. National travel occasionally required. Weekend work and additional hours are necessary with busy season or travel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Administrative experience and relevant computer skills necessary. Knowledge in general accounting, auditing and finance helpful.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Strong analytical skills combined with excellent oral and written communications. Self starter, motivated with ability to work independently. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative and the ability to remain focused on the task-at-hand. Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize many projects during peak periods. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook required. Proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential.
 
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Fiscal Assistant
SUMMARY:
Provide administrative support to Fiscal Officer, as well as provide support for ILA fiscal division.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receives, opens and distributes mail; faxing and copying as required Prepares daily deposits of ILA & PVF contributions and maintains batch log books Contributor credit card processing Prepares special Thank-You letters for High Donor contributions and In-Memory contributions Prepares rejected items to be mailed to contributors for corrections Prepare letters for PVF corporate business check returns Assist in keying in-house batches to ILA contributor system Assists with premium fulfillment Prepare check requests for transfers to membership and other departments Prepares memos for contributor mailings to outside processing center Supports ILA Grassroots Division/Membership with contributor information when needed Other duties as assigned
SCOPE:
Extensive contact with NRA members, staff and general public as well as other divisions of NRA
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
College degree required. 3+ years previous administrative support recommended. Accounts Receivable/Check Processing experience recommended.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent oral and written communication skills required. High attention to detail required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals required. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to deadlines. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required. Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality in sensitive matters critical. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Because of access to cash, checks and confidential financial data, this position requires a pre-employment credit and background check.
 
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Hunting Policy Liaison
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework The Hunting Policy Liaison is responsible for assisting the Manager of Hunting Policy to direct, coordinate and implement NRA – ILA's lobbying efforts at the federal and state levels with regard to hunting-related issues.
The Liaison will work with federal and state liaisons to help ensure they successfully lobby for enhanced hunter opportunity provided in federal code, state statute and regulation. Duties include, but are not limited to:
lobbying government officials; preparing letters, fact sheets and other documents used by federal and state liaisons; performing research to determine what statutory and regulatory changes are needed to benefit hunters; responding to NRA members who have corresponded with NRA-ILA regarding hunting policy matters; coordinating with representatives of other pro-hunting interest groups in order to advance mutual initiatives; monitoring activities of anti-hunting organizations; and, speaking to various groups to convey NRA-ILA involvement in the effort to preserve and enhance human rights.

Essential Responsibilities
• Assist in the development of NRA-ILA's hunting-related legislative agenda
• Review proposed federal and state legislation and proposed regulations for impact on hunters
• Develop position statements on proposed legislation and regulations
• Cultivate strong working relationships with federal agency and state game department officials
• Represent NRA-ILA at conferences and meetings
• Monitor hunter access issues and wildlife/habitat management efforts and develop a strategy to enhance access and management
• Work with the Publications Division, Hunter Services Division, ILA's Conservation, Wildlife and Natural Resources Division and other NRA divisions in order to ensure a coordinated policy message
• Assist in conveying NRA-ILA's efforts related to hunting rights to NRA members and general public
• Maintain the NRA-ILA webpage pertaining to hunting issues
• Monitor game department regulatory action for its impact on hunting
• Assist in the effort to build a coalition of interested groups to educate the public regarding the true agenda of animal ''rights'' groups


Education & Experience
College degree, with post-graduate study a plus; experience lobbying in state legislatures and/or Congress; sound knowledge of NRA and NRA-ILA, its positions and policies; strong organizational, research and written and oral communication skills; extensive experience with firearms and hunting.
 
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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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Part Time Range Technician
SUMMARY: Assist in providing technical, maintenance and mechanical assistance on the NRA Range as directed. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. Position will not involve any Range Safety Officer responsibilities and will not handle firearms. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide general assistance to the Range Operations Specialist as directed. 2. Perform routine range maintenance and cleaning as directed in a timely manner. 3. Perform minor electrical work, including light replacements, ballast swaps and LED blubs as directed in a timely manner. 4. Perform “back of range” cleaning, including lead clean-up, brass collection, scrap pick-up, and lead barrel replacement as directed in a timely manner. 5. Maintain and organize appearance of the NRA Range and outlying storage areas as directed in a timely manner. 6. Perform general painting duties as instructed, including NRA Range floor, walls, office area and baffles, etc. 7. Assist with maintenance and minor repairs on all Rail and Carrier systems as directed in a timely manner. 8. Assist with minor repairs and maintenance on Backstop, Auger and HVAC systems as directed in a timely manner. 9. Assist in stocking of sale merchandise as well as office/classroom/lounge maintenance and repairs as directed in a timely manner. 10. Assist, as directed, Manager, Facilities, in duties related to building maintenance in an accurate and timely manner. 11. Communicate, in a timely manner, stock and usage levels for all in-house Range materials for replenishment. 12. Policing/cleaning of local parking garage area as directed in a timely manner. 13. Assist in mailroom pick-up for Range materials as well as ammunition deliveries as directed in a timely manner. 14. Perform other duties as assigned. SCOPE: High visibility with all NRA Divisions, Departments and the general public. Position functions with direct supervision in a fast paced work environment. Position exposes individuals to lead particulars. Position requires the lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs of materials, as well as long periods of standing. Position requires ability to climb ladders and maintain balance. Position requires weekend and evening work hours, as well as availability to work early morning hours. Position will require the use of shovels, brooms, mops, and power tools such as trimmers and leaf blowers. Position will require the use of power tools such as drills and grinders. Duties will require the use of specific HazMat clothing as well as occasional respirator use. Position requires a pre-employment blood lead screening test, as well as quarterly blood lead screening tests. Also requires a pre-employment and annual hearing test. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma required. Previous general maintenance and light mechanical experience required. Previous experience with power tools required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to interface professionally with other staff members and the general public required. Proven ability to perform general “handy man” maintenance and mechanical jobs required. Willingness to perform general cleaning/maintenance tasks essential. Ability to work as a part of a team essential. Ability to perform physical maintenance tasks essential.
 
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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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Program Assistant, Recruiter Programs
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters; no telework

Position Summary: Participates in the day-to-day operations developed for the NRA Recruiting Programs. The successful candidate will have a direct impact on the growth of the Recruiting Programs department by completing assigned tasks with maximum efficiency and accuracy. Duties will include data entry and database management, membership processing, inventory analysis, filing, written and oral correspondence with recruiters, members and NRA staff, and other general duties as needed. The successful candidate will have excellent time management skills and will proactively solve problems.

Overview of Responsibilities:
• Review and approve all recruiter supply orders placed through the fulfillment warehouse. Maintain inventory at HQ - monitor and report inventory levels.
• Validate and process recruiter applications and coordinate the shipment of starter kits for each new recruiter.
• Route daily incoming mail, inter-departmental mail and routine correspondence to appropriate departmental personnel.
• Process membership applications and follow up with members and recruiters regarding errors and discrepancies.
• Maintain departmental files and respond to incoming phone calls, letters and email.
• Maintain and update Recruiter database and coordinate data input with other departments and individuals.
• Prepare and mail materials and information requests to recruiters. Coordinate components for scheduled mailings.
• Assist department by representing the association at shows and special events when needed.

Scope: Extensive contact with NRA staff, recruiters, members, and the general public.

Education and Experience: College degree required. Customer service background and experience in a professional office setting is helpful. Familiarity with firearms and the sporting/firearms industry is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge, awareness, and support of NRA and its position in regard to the Second Amendment and firearms related issues. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Acute attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills are required. Must be service oriented with a pleasant phone voice, have a strong command of the English language and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must show the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Must be available for overnight and/or extended travel as requested. Exceptional time management skills and the ability to multi-task are essential.

 
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Program Coordinator, Law Enforcement
SUMMARY:
Provides administrative and clerical support to the Law Enforcement Training Department. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for control, within departmental guidelines, of registration for all Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools assigned.
2. Responsible to ensure that all fees for all Law Enforcement Firearms Schools and any other tasks that involve fees or monies are received or accounted for in advance of the school in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Verify that the packing and shipping of all support materials required by instructors to conduct Law Enforcement Firearms Schools or events is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Provide accurate and timely administrative support to the department to include correspondence, expense reports, quarterly and annual reports, copying and filing.
5. Monitor, within departmental guidelines, budgetary spending and accounting in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Answer telephone inquiries in a courteous, accurate and prompt manner.
7. Handle requests for materials and timely disseminate information regarding NRA Law Enforcement Programs in an accurate manner.
8. Coordinate travel authorizations and expense reports for departmental staff and adjunct instructors in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Maintain accurate records of all Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools and students that are assigned to them on an annual basis.
10. Responsible for maintaining and updating Law Enforcement tracking system lists in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
High visibility with NRA Divisions, SureShip personnel, NRA members, law enforcement officers and personnel and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision. Limited travel and overtime required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma required. Minimum of two years clerical/business experience required. Bookkeeping experience desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Minimum accurate typing of55 WPM required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Excellent oral and written communication, grammar and spelling skills essential. Pleasant telephone manner required. Proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks and accomplish stated goals essential. Detail orientation required, as well as proven ability to perform as a team player. Demonstrated ability to file and maintain records accurately required.
 
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State Liaison - California
**This position will be based at Sacramento, CA Regional Office**
COORDINATES WITH:
Director, Deputy Director, Manager, Legislative Assistant and respective Legislative Aide on a daily basis; ILA Federal, Legal, Grassroots, PR & Communications, and Research Divisions as necessary
DIVISION: ILA
REQUIRED EDUCATION: BA/BS
REQUIRED BACKGROUND: Minimum 2-3 years government affairs experience
REQUIRED SKILLS: Demonstrated organizational, communication, advocacy and coalition-building skills. General knowledge of the Second Amendment and interest in preserving the Constitution of the United States.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct all state legislative and political activities for the Association in an assigned region of states. Track and conduct research and analysis on firearms- and hunting-related bills, coordinate grassroots mobilization efforts on key legislation affecting Association membership, engage directly in legislative lobbying on Second Amendment issues, manage political action committee activities in state-level elections, and develop and execute overall strategy and message development in conjunction with Director and other ILA Divisions in designated region. Must represent the Association to its membership and public officials in a responsible and professional manner.
Establish and maintain strong personal contacts among elected and appointed officials and staff with jurisdiction over issues affecting the Association. Coordinate with state affiliate organizations to advance the Association's legislative agenda and target Association involvement in political races. Work with Legislative Assistant and legislative aide to draft legislative and political communications to membership and public officials as needed. Submit weekly reports on legislative and political matters in assigned states to the Director and communicate with NRA Board of Director Members on said matters as necessary.
Extensive travel may be required during state legislative sessions.
 
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Tradeshow Operations Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

SUMMARY: Responsible for a variety of duties within the Shows and Exhibits Division including support to the Operations Manager and the assistance and coordination of operations and logistics for NRA's two flagship events and select tradeshow and consumer events attended by NRA. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Coordinates event logistics and timelines with various contractors, vendors, convention center personnel and NRA Staff in a timely manner.
2. Assist, as directed, with the oversight of on-site operations at NRA produced events.
3. Coordinates cost effective delivery of NRA's marketing collateral, exhibits and assets to select events in an timely manner.
4. Oversee the install of NRA owned exhibits and displays at select events.
5. Provides planning and logistical support to other NRA Divisions in their efforts to conduct events/develop a presence at two NRA produced events in a timely manner.
6. Assist, as directed, with the development and implementation of signage plans, parking/transportation plans, and the design and layout of meeting/breakout rooms.
7. Coordinate, within divisional guidelines, with a third party to build and implement the online ticketing platform for NRA's two flagship events (Annual Meeting and Great American Outdoor Show). 8. Oversee, within divisional guidelines, volunteers and temporary on-site staff.
9. Coordinates the dissemination of marketing collateral to NRA Field Staff attending gun shows and consumer events in a timely manner.
10. Review and maintain third party contracts to ensure accuracy of deliverables in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Sorts/files purchase orders and invoices in an accurate and timely manner.
12. Perform light administrative duties as necessary.

SCOPE: High profile with responsibility for smooth and successful implementation of NRA produced events. High visibility with divisional staff and other NRA divisions; contractors; vendors; convention center personnel; NRA members and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with varied priorities, responsibilities and minimal direct supervision. Position requires the ability to lift and carry 40 lbs. of materials. National travel required is up to 10%-15% of work schedule. Some weekend work and after-hour work, Monday through Friday, required as dictated by event schedule.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in Business or Operations Management desired. An understanding of, and 1-3 years experience with events and/or event coordination preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: A motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills is essential. Attention to detail with the ability and creativity to quickly adapt and think on your feet is essential. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously within set deadlines is essential. Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite required. Proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential.

 
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Training Manager, National School Shield Program
SUMMARY:
Provide direction and oversight in the execution of training programs for the National School Shield Program Division. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develops, coordinates, directs, and maintains, within divisional guidelines, approved National School Shield training programs.
2. Maintains all training materials and related files including but not limited to manuals, teaching materials and supplements as well as instructor records and certification files in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Conducts annual internal audits and evaluations of training programs to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and fiscal responsibility.
4. Coordinates the training schedule in a timely manner and within divisional guidelines to ensure strategic educational programming and maximized attendance.
5. Maintains oversight of National School Shield training instructors through annual evaluations and student feedback ensuring the cadre is professional and effective.
6. Assists Director in the creation and deployment of marketing and promotional materials in support of overall National School Shield program.
7. Manages training budget and assists in the overall development and maintenance of the division budget in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Maintains a keen understanding of training trends, developments, and best practices in adult education, police officers standards and training, and security matters through industry newsletters, reports, whitepapers, webinars, and conferences as appropriate.
9. Monitors and evaluates emerging best practices in security matters to incorporate into the program division and applicable training as appropriate.
10. Assists Director in the preparation of the quarterly EVP report and any other ad hoc reports as directed in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Assists with the ongoing maintenance of the NSS website and all related social media in a judicious manner to ensure content is accurate and timely.
12. Responsible, in coordination with the Director, for supervision and annual performance review of instructors who participate in the National School Shield program.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
High visibility and coordination with NRA staff and the general public, including but not limited to law enforcement agencies. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Occasional overtime and weekend work required. Occasional travel (local/national) for training programs as well as other related community exhibits and events is required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 5 years’ experience in law enforcement/security preferred. Prior experience with training management and/or curriculum development ideal. Experience with non-profit program management suggested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals required. Proven ability to supervise, mentor, and evaluate support staff required. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines and attention to detail essential. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required. Demonstrated knowledge of website maintenance and social media experience required. Demonstrated ability to learn and utilize additional software packages required. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills essential. Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality in sensitive matters critical. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to supervise, mentor and evaluate support staff required. Must possess a high degree of professionalism and responsibility.
 
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