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Accounts Payable Coordinator
SUMMARY:
Provide support to the Accounts Payable Department. Perform check processing, verification and filing. Process expense reports and travel advances.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Distributes invoices to obtain division approval.
• Reviews vendor statements to ensure that all invoices reflected on the statements have been received by A/P.
• Processes expense reports and travel advances into the Accounts Payable system.
• Reviews expense reports for verification of authorization and coding.
• Monitors travel advances to ensure that expense reports to clear these advances are submitted timely.
• Maintains the travel advance worksheet and travel advance reconciliation sheet.
• Assembles copies of checks with corresponding payment documentation (invoice, check request, etc.) and file documentation in appropriate vendor files. Mail out or distribute the checks as appropriate.
• Maintains vendor and other specific files, as required.
• Maintains W9 Files.
• Retrieves documents for month-end reporting and any required research.
• Responds to all vendor, staff or department inquiries. Answers calls that come through the general A/P phone line.
• Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
Communicates with Financial Services Division and other NRA staff, management, outside customers. Responds to vendor and staff inquiries and provide solutions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
o Associate’s degree
o Two year college level course work in a related field
o 1-3 years related accounting experience.
o Solid experience working within an automated accounting system

. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Effectively accomplish tasks with minimal supervision. Solid pc skills and good oral and written communications are required. Interpersonal skills, as well as being a quick learner, are a plus. Ability to perform data entry and inquiry functions in a data processing environment. Strong self-review skills, focused on accuracy, effectiveness, efficiency and detail.
Typing, filing, Word, Excel, a 10 Key Calculator, Dynamics software preferred but not required.
 
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Administrative Assistant
SUMMARY:
Manage the day to day administrative functions of the Planned Giving department. Provide administrative and communications support to the Director of Planned Giving, the Manager of Planned Giving Donor Relations, the Assistant Directors of Planned Giving and the Manager of Planned Gift Administration to enhance the operation and fund raising mission of Planned Giving and the National Rifle Association. Efficiently coordinate activities and projects. Monitor departmental budget. Coordinate department and division calendars and daily schedules.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:
1. Manage and coordinate the activities of the Planned Giving office on a day-to-day basis in a manner that enables staff to focus directly on donors and prospects. Anticipate and manage office duties. Manage or assist on projects and tasks necessary for the smooth operation of the department in a timely manner. Follow up on correspondence and task assignments in a timely manner. Maintain hard files and on-line files daily.
2. Provide critical communications support for the operations of the Planned Giving Department. Serve as the initial point of contact for the department, particularly when department staff is on travel. Manage and properly direct incoming phone, email, and website inquiries for follow up by appropriate fund raising staff.
3. Recognize, communicate and record critical information in the donor database within division guidelines. Track the source and volume of donor inquiries. Provide a monthly report to the Director of Planned Giving.
4. Monitor departmental budget. Keep the Director informed of expenditures and implications in a timely manner. Complete purchase requests, maintain file of outstanding purchase orders, prepare invoices for payment authorization and maintain file of paid invoices to reconcile with monthly budget reports. Conduct year-end budget actions as directed by Financial Services.
5. Perform administrative support duties including, but not limited to answering phones, word processing, ordering office supplies, maintaining staff calendar, meeting/greeting visitors etc.
6. Coordinate department and division calendars and daily schedules. Maintain database, paper and electronic files to ensure efficient management of time and recovery of required information. Ensure that the Director and other department staff have all relevant materials prior to meetings, whether internal or while on travel.
7. Manage travel arrangements, detailed itineraries, and other materials needed for travel for the Department of Planned Giving. Determine most cost effective and efficient means of travel. Prepare and coordinate travel authorizations and cash advances if requested. Process and reconcile expense reports in an expeditious manner.
8. Assist with donor fulfillment as it relates to the ROF Heritage Society and as directed by the Manager of Planned Giving Donor Relations. Such tasks include, but may not be limited too, mailing of ROF Heritage Society enrollment forms, thank you cards, birthday cards and Heritage Society gift premiums.
9. Manage, coordinate, and complete department wide fundraising or information mailings at the direction of the Manager of Planned Giving Donor Relations on a timely basis.
10. Provide administrative support for the EPPN program.
11. Work at the direction of the Director of Planned Giving and the Manager of Planned Giving Donor Relations to ensure a Planned Giving operation that enhances the efficiency and productivity of the department and at all times remains donor centered and donor friendly in its focus.
12. Participate in division or department wide training as directed.
13. Assist with division wide projects as directed.
14. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Required:
• An understanding and appreciation for the mission of the NRA. • Exceptional personal and professional integrity. • High school degree • Experience in an administrative role of considerable responsibility in a fast-paced executive office environment. • Ability to work quickly and effectively in a pressured environment with frequent interruptions resulting in the need to reprioritize tasks while maintaining high work quality. • Highly organized and able to help others organize to follow-up and complete tasks. • Ability to follow direction and ask for any clarification necessary to ensure proper task completion. • Self-motivated and able to take action. Ability to multi-task. • Ability to come to independent decisions that effect smooth operations. • Ability to manage a high volume of work that is deadline-sensitive and confidential. • Highly proficient in MS Office applications, to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and to learn additional programs as needed to increase efficiency. • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills. • Strong professional but personable oral and written communication skills. • Discretion, tact and sound professional judgment. • Ability to work independently and as a team member. • Must be detail oriented and thorough in work product for Director’s/Assistant Director’s signature to include: superb grammar, composition, spelling, formatting, editing and proofreading skills. • Must have outstanding telephone skills. • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. • Occasional travel may be required.

Preferred:
• Two or four year college degree. • Three or more years of relevant administrative experience • Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. • Knowledge of NRA and fundraising.
 
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Administrative Assistant, Financial Services
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for opening, stamping, sorting and distributing mail for each department of the Financial Services division, including invoices and statements from vendors, accounts receivable and general ledger documents, segregating accounts payable, cash and accounts receivable, and general ledger documents by responsibility.
• Responsible for the completion of credit applications to vendors, tax forms, cover letters, and other documents in normal accounting processing.
• Responsible for the assembly and distribution of monthly and other periodic financial reports, including Divisional Financial Reports, Executive Reports, Capital Purchases and Commitments.
• Assembles monthly accounting report binders, journal entry binders, and other accounting binders and indexing, as needed.
• Responsible for obtaining W9 forms and verifying them to the IRS database as needed.
• Responsible for petty cash and stamp distribution and maintaining accurate records of usage.
• Responsible for the sample auditing of expense reports for proper adherence to NRA and IRS guidelines.
• Responsible for the filing of securities litigation paperwork with investment manager.
• Responsible for the preparation of all Federal Express and certified mailings for local, state and federal filings and other miscellaneous mailings.
• Responsible for maintaining the NRA Contracts list and filing system of contracts.
• Prepares external and internal correspondence for the Division. Drafts correspondence and reports for the management team members’ signature(s).
• Coordinates the use of the Financial Services Division conference room.
• Maintains inventory and ordering of Division supplies and materials and prepares purchase requests when required.
• Coordinates Division activities.
• Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Under minimum supervision, handles a high volume of work that is both deadline-sensitive and frequently confidential. This position requires working quickly under pressure while maintaining high quality. The incumbent must exercise considerable initiative, excellent judgment and discretion, as well as must be very detail oriented and flexible. Possesses strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Requires ability to communicate with all levels of management. Requires high visibility as division representative. Requires ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with employees of NRA. Cordial and professional telephone manner essential.
Familiarity with accounting procedures a plus. Extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel desired. Must be able to pass a credit and background check.
 
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Advancement Officer, Great Plains Region
LOCATION: Outside Headquarters

The assigned region will include Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The selected applicant must live within the assigned region. The AO will build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned region for the benefit of the National Rifle Association. Develop strategies and execute plans to successfully identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major and planned gifts from individuals and their associated corporations and family foundations. Participate as a member of the Advancement team to build the Advancement program according to individual talents and skills as needed by the NRA. Conduct additional administrative responsibilities as related to Strategic Giving as required by Director.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned multi-state region of the United States for the benefit of the National Rifle Association. Manage a portfolio of up to 175 prospects and/or donors to include the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts reflecting the needs of the NRA and the interests of the individual donor. Manage prospect movement by developing and maintaining a list of prospects to be cultivated and solicited during the year.
2. Identify major and planned gift prospects through NRA programs and contacts. Provide initial and ongoing analysis of each prospect.
3. Work with the NRA Field Representatives within the territory to:
•Participate in Friends of the NRA events, as requested and as beneficial to the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and planned gift prospects.
•Provide leads on people to organize and attend Friends of the NRA events.
•Communicate regularly to build cooperation, trust and successful fundraising.
•Assist the Endowment Coordinator with duties and responsibilities outlined in the State Fund Committee Manual.
4. Perform weekend work and travel required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
•A passion for the mission of the NRA
•Personal and professional integrity
•Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent professional experience
•Five years successful experience in individual major/planned gift fundraising or five years successful experience with the NRA
•Ability to build personal long-term relationships with major/planned gift prospects and donors
•Ability to function well in a fast-paced work environment with minimal direct supervision
•Creative, forward thinking, problem-solving skills
•Exceptional organizational skills
•Ability to develop and implement dynamic plans to identify, cultivate, and solicit major and planned gift prospects
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
 
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Campaign Field Representative
The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years campaign experience - either professional or high level volunteer - with emphasis on voter registration, field work and grassroots organization. Activities will include, but not be limited to: volunteer recruitment; voter registration; phone banks; door-to-door; yard sign and bumper sticker distribution; letters to editor; event staffing and organization; and GOTV & Election Day activities. Familiarity with gun-related issues, the NRA, and grassroots experience within the pro-Second Amendment community a plus.

Additionally, candidates:
• Must be willing to dedicate attention to this job on full-time basis, including weekends and evenings;
• Must be self-starter, able to work independently with little direct oversight, and meet strict deadlines and reporting requirements;
• May need to relocate for duration of assignment (CFRs will be resident in states throughout the U.S.);
• Must be in harmony with NRA's mission and able to work in support of a candidate irrespective of partisan affiliation.

Competitive monthly stipend, based on experience. Expenses, including travel, lodging, food, etc. will NOT be reimbursed. Approximate duration will be June through Election Day.

Please send resume, campaign vitae, salary requirements, references, and direct any further questions through the link below.
 
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Data Entry Operator
SUMMARY
Position performs over 125,000 database entries annually in support of the Volunteer Fundraising Department and specifically the Friends of NRA program. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for accurate and timely data entry of all information pertaining to the Friends of NRA National Sponsors and Event attendees.
2. Responsible for maintenance of all sponsor information in the Friends of NRA Tracking System in an accurate and timely manner. Includes management of data, preparation for special mailings and offerings, as well as ensuring sponsor information is up-to-date.
3. Responsible for organization and maintenance of all event attendee information in Excel database in an accurate and timely manner. Includes management of data, preparation of export files and fulfilling other data requests from division staff.
4. Handle customer service issues with NRA Field Staff related to requests for information relating to sponsors and attendees in a professional, accurate and timely manner.
5. Responsible for accurate and timely data entry of all information pertaining to the Friends of NRA Sweepstakes.
6. Assist finance staff in collection, organization and maintenance of Friends of NRA event paperwork, invoices and vendor files.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE
Visibility with divisional staff, field staff and other divisions within the NRA. Requires work in a fast paced environment with minimal direct supervision. No travel required. Occasional overtime may be required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or equivalent required, college preferred. Previous data entry experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
A motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a member of the team required. Proven ability to accomplish tasks in a time sensitive work environment required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Accurate data entry skills required, with accuracy over speed essential. Proven attention to detail required. Excellent telephone manner and written communication skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with co-workers essential.
 
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Exhibitor Services Representative
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters; no telework.

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 space assignments on the floor plan in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Manage the exhibitor payment process including invoicing, collection call scheduling and follow up on collections when necessary in an accurate and timely manner.
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. Oversee the exhibitor services manual contents and production in coordination with the general service contractor in an accurate and 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. Complete space contracts, show service forms and purchase requisitions in coordination with all departments exhibiting at trade and consumer shows in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Produce quarterly display and literature support shipping schedules for shows attended by NRA staff in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Reconcile monthly expenses and produce monthly spreadsheets to track show related expenses and revenues in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Obtain certificates of insurance as needed for all departments exhibiting at trade and consumer shows in a timely manner.
12. Perform various administrative tasks, such as appropriately distributing incoming mail, ordering office supplies and verifying time sheet completion for the division as directed.

SCOPE: Communicates regularly with staff, department managers, vendors, show producers, show service contractors, and NRA members. Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented atmosphere with minimal direct supervision. Occasional travel required [approximately 20 days/year]. Occasional overtime may be required, particularly on-site at shows.

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: Must be detail oriented and highly organized with a proven ability to accurately maintain computer and hard copy files. Requires strong multi-tasking skills, ability to work well under pressure and respond positively to deadlines. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while being a dynamic team player essential. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Access required. Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with outside vendors required.
 
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Field Representative - Area 9 (SC)
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.

Responsibilities include implementing fund-raising for The NRA Foundation through organizing volunteer committees and coordinating Friends of NRA banquets and special events.
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.
Solicits gifts and donations to The NRA Foundation endowments, ensuring follow-up and donor recognition.
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.
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.
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.
Serves as a clearinghouse for the numerous requests for information regarding NRA membership services and programs.

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 travel and overtime work, including weekends and evenings. Position functions with minimal day-to-day supervision.

Bachelor's Degree is preferred. 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.
 
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Media Manager
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Works with Division Director in developing and implementing NRA program strategies, with specific emphasis on usage of press and media outlets, to promote a positive public image among various audiences and advance efforts to raise awareness for NRA’s programs. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Develop, establish and maintain, within divisional guidelines, positive relationships with external media contacts on a continual basis.
2. Actively liaison and collaborate with the media staff in the NRA Institute for Legislative Action and the Office of the EVP on media coverage issues/stories/inquiries.
3. Write, prepare, edit, schedule and distribute, within divisional guidelines, press releases, PSA’s and speeches relative to General Operations programs/activities. Develop and maintain current and relevant talking points for all General Operations’ programs.
4. Develop and pitch, within divisional guidelines, ideas to current or new media outlets to extend brand presence.
5. Proactively monitor NRA-GO programs to identify promotional opportunities for media coverage. Work with Production and Design Manager to develop press kits and program guides, promoting NRA-GO programs/activities, for media.
6. Monitor media coverage and provide responses to media inquiries/requests.
7. Monitor program sentiment and identify opportunities to promote and provide media support for NRA-GO programs/activities. Monitor the NRA/GO e-mail inbox and respond to all inquiries.
8. Responsible for screening, vetting and answering media queries and coordinating NRA-GO staff interviews.
9. Maintain NRA-GO image with outside media by planning, organizing and implementing media, marketing and public relations strategies. Manage, within divisional guidelines, the database of media contacts and surrogates for all NRA-GO program events.
10. Manage, within divisional guidelines, the acquisition and analysis of paid media buys.
11. Provide budgetary input to Division Director relative to departmental budget on an annual basis. Travel to and maintain a Press Office on-site for major national NRA-GO programs/activities throughout the country as directed.
12. Develop and implement, within divisional guidelines, media training sessions for staff throughout General Operations who are responsible for interfacing with media outlets relative to their specific areas of program expertise.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with all General Operations Divisions, Marketing/Media Relations Division, ILA , Office of the EVP and members of the press and media outlets and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Overtime and weekend work required. Local and national travel required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree required, preferably in the field of media and press relations. Previous experience working with local and national media and press outlets essential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals both within the NRA and with outside press and media outlets required. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. Demonstrated ability to make presentations to both small and large groups essential. Proficiency in the development, implementation and monitoring of an annual budget required. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of the team required.
 
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Merchandise and Firearms Coordinator
SUMMARY:
Responsible for buying and assisting the Merchandise Manager with distribution of merchandise to fundraising events across the nation. Responsible for buying and assisting the Merchandise Manager with delivery of firearms to distribution points and fundraising events across the national. Track inventory levels, trends and usage of merchandise through database system and track inventory levels, trends and usage of firearms through event tracker system. Inform field staff of industry and package updates, changes, and promotions. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Create a forecast and buying schedule, within departmental guidelines, for various products including firearms. Maintain purchase order receiving schedule, in an accurate and timely manner, and assist with order placement on a weekly basis.
• Assist with tracking firearm order trends • Maintain accurate BATFE state firearm restrictions for all firearms
2. Assist, as directed, Merchandise Manager with the distribution of merchandise to all fund-raising events across the nation in an accurate and timely manner, as well as supplemental sales (i.e., headquarters orders).
3. Support and assist, as directed, the Merchandise Manager in managing purchase, receipt, delivery and quality of $4 million dollars of Friends of NRA merchandise as directed. Support and assist, as directed, the Merchandise Manager in managing purchase, receipt, delivery and quality of Friends of NRA firearms.
4. Act as liaison between Field Representatives and Field Operations Distribution Center, within divisional guidelines, to resolve merchandise and problems including lost, damaged, incorrect or duplicate merchandise. Act as liaison between Field Representatives and Field Operations Distribution Center to resolve problems including damaged, incorrect or duplicate shipment of firearms.
5. Coordinate and assist in planning and development of the annual merchandise preview meeting, including creating vendor invitations, meeting layout, and other necessary logistics as assigned.
6. Track results of merchandise sales and analyze usage and trends with Friends of NRA database in an accurate and timely manner. Provide vendors with quarterly sales and updates. Work with Merchandise Manager to make continued recommendations for additional functions/improvements to current database.
7. Track results of firearm sales and analyze usage and trends on a daily basis with Friends of NRA event tracker site. Work with Merchandise Manager to create purchase orders and specification sheets. Provide vendors with quarterly sales reports and updates.
8. Assist, as directed, in the development of the annual Standard Package and Vendor Direct catalogs including: write-ups, edits, and proofreading. Assist, as directed, with creation of special flyers, email blasts and other marketing efforts to share information with field staff on special purchasing or discount opportunities. Ensure event files are copied to event folders with necessary communications (emails, notes, etc.), to assist Finance in event finalization in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Assist, as directed, in the development of the annual Standard Package and Vendor Director firearms marketing including: write-ups, edits and proofreading. Assist, as directed, with creation of special flyers, email blasts and other marketing efforts to share information with field staff on special purchasing or discount opportunities.
10. Track vendor direct merchandise orders, as well as vendor direct firearm orders, on a daily basis to ensure orders follow all department guidelines and operational procedures
• Ensure all orders are processed to meet needed ship dates • Act as liaison between field staff and vendors to correct any problems that arise with electronic orders in a timely manner • Confirm damage, missing and not received merchandise and properly file information for event finalization in a timely manner • Update featured product listing weekly to promote special purchases to the field and volunteers
11. Assist, as directed, in maintaining accurate inventory of merchandise at Field Operations Distribution Center, NRA headquarters, events, suppliers and vendors, utilizing the Friends of NRA Event Tracker site.
12. Assist, as directed, in providing accurate and timely inventory of firearms at field Operations Distribution Center, NRA Headquarters, events, suppliers and vendors, utilizing the Friends of NRA Event Tracker system.
13. Coordinate and assist, as directed, in preparations regarding the annual merchandise selection meeting. Track incoming samples and outgoing returns between the NRA and approximately 200 merchandise vendors in an accurate and timely manner.
14. Coordinate and assist, as directed, in preparations regarding the annual merchandise selection meeting. Track incoming samples and outgoing returns of all firearms between the NRA and approximately 50 firearm vendors in an accurate and timely manner.
15. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
High visibility with NRA staff, NRA Field Representatives, NRA members, vendors and general public. Limited exposure to NRA Board of Directors. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision. Occasional national travel required. Weekend work required. Ability to lift and carry 30-40 pound boxes necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree or minimum of five years purchasing experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Strong analytical problem solving skills and effective organizational skills required. Ability to communicate and work well with others essential. Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting set deadlines essential. Proficiency in Excel and Outlook required. Firearm knowledge and experience in web based applications preferred.
 
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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 Coordinator/Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program
SUMMARY
Assists in the implementation of programs and activities for the Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinates department grant process with National Manager to apply and maintain grants from The NRA Foundation/Friends of NRA in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Maintains grant spreadsheet and utilizes grant database to monitor grant allocations in order to prepare monthly and yearly reports in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Uses inventory database and serves in the capacity of department inventory manager relative to program materials re-ordering process and works closely with Controller, General Operations Inventory. Ensures proper inventory levels are maintained and recommends when to re-order or take action with inventory items in a timely manner.
4. Coordinates and arranges all Eddie Eagle promotional shows, conventions, and events by contracting with venues, and arranging shipping of equipment and materials in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Presents and exhibits the Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program at shows, conventions, safety fairs, assemblies and appropriate association functions within departmental guidelines.
6. Approves and processes all grant and in-house orders in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Provide administrative support to include accurate typing, proofreading, handling check requests, office material orders, filing and copying in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Schedules travel arrangements in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Serve as the primary contact with all National Rifle Association Field Representatives.
10. Resolves customer’s inventory problems in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Drafts correspondence and memorandums in an accurate and timely manner.
12. Generates accurate and timely statistical reports from databases for usage by departmental staff as required.
13. Responds to the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program telephone lines and answers questions when appropriate and/or distributes message[s] to appropriate department staff member [s] for timely response.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
SCOPE

Coordinates with NRA staff, NRA Board members, field representatives, NRA members, NRA affiliated clubs, youth organizations, educators, law enforcement officials and the general public. Lifting office supplies and materials with a maximum weight of 25 lbs required. Position functions in a fast paced, multi-tasked environment with minimal supervision. National and local travel required. Weekend work required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
B.A. or B.S. degree required. Prior experience with database management and Excel spreadsheets a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Willingness to learn Eddie Eagle computer programs essential. Demonstrated ability to effectively accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision essential. Demonstrated ability to operate independently or as a member of a team required. Customer orientation required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to conduct both formal and informal presentations to large and small groups required. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
 
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State Liaison
The NRA's Institute for Legislative Action is interested in resume submissions from qualified candidates as it considers possible expansion of its State & Local division. Submitted materials will be kept on file for consideration of future needs and candidates would be contacted at that time. Please, no phone calls.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Demonstrated organizational, communication, advocacy and coalition-building skills. Knowledge of and support for the Second Amendment and commitment to preserving the Constitution of the United States.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Direct all state legislative and political activities for the Association in an assigned region of states.
2. Track and conduct research and analysis on firearms- and hunting-related bills.
3. Coordinate grassroots mobilization efforts on key legislation affecting Association membership.
4. Engage directly in legislative lobbying on Second Amendment issues.
5. Manage political action committee activities in state-level elections.
6. Develop and execute overall strategy and message development in conjunction with Director and other ILA Divisions in designated region.
7. Must represent the Association to its membership and public officials in a responsible and professional manner and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
8. Establish and maintain strong personal contacts among elected and appointed officials and staff with jurisdiction over issues affecting the Association.
9. Coordinate with state affiliate organizations to advance the Association's legislative agenda and target Association involvement in political races.
10. Work with Legislative Assistant and Legislative Aide to draft legislative and political communications to membership and public officials as needed.
11. 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 will be required during state legislative sessions. State Liaisons work from NRA Headquarters and should be local to the Northern Virginia area.

 
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Video & Graphics Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

Works with Production and Design Manager in developing and implementing NRA program strategies, with specific emphasis on video and graphics, to promote a positive public image among various audiences and advance efforts to raise awareness for NRA’s programs. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Create multi-media web content for NRA educational, training, recreational and marksmanship programs. 2. Manage video production process including pre-production, production and post production in an accurate and timely manner to include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Manage pre-production work including script writing, casting and staging
- Coordinate production including camera, lighting and audio
- Manage post-production editing to deliver finished project
3. Oversee, within divisional guidelines, all audio and video equipment and be responsible for keeping equipment in good working order in a timely manner.
4. Work with Production and Design Manager to produce graphic support including information graphics for web campaigns, e-mail blasts and social media campaigns in a timely manner.
5. Work with Production and Design Manager to provide graphic assets for NRA-GO programs in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Ensure all designed marketing materials identify target audiences and use proper messaging and written communication to promote the program in an accurate manner.
7. Assist, as directed, in graphic development of projects within NRA’s Learning Management System.

SCOPE High visibility and coordination with all General Operations Divisions, as well as coordination with members of the Marketing/Media Relations Division. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Occasional overtime and weekend work required. Occasional local and national travel required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE College degree required, preferably in the fields of video and graphic design. Previous experience in product promotion utilizing video and graphics medium required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals essential. Must be comfortable working with and around firearms and the firearms industry, as well as creating marketing media for a firearms oriented audience. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. Demonstrated proficiency with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects and Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro essential. Demonstrated ability to create graphics and videos required. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently and demonstrated ability to cooperate and work proactively with others required.
 
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Warehouse Assistant - Columbia Missouri
LOCATION: Columbia, Missouri; no relocation, no telework

Responsible for receiving and shipping of merchandise to Friends of NRA banquet locations as directed. Major responsibilities include packaging and master packing of standard package merchandise in preparation for shipment, fulfillment of optional merchandise orders, packaging and shipping of optional firearms orders, and loading and unloading of delivery trucks. Additional responsibilities include maintaining the cleanliness of warehouse, ordering boxes and other shipping supplies, maintaining effective organization of all merchandise, and properly storing warehouse equipment. Other duties include ensuring the safety of warehouse structures and assisting other staff with the general security of the warehouse. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. Subject to full credit and background checks pre-employment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Receiving all merchandise deliveries to warehouse from vendors including:
• Unloading of delivery trucks
• Verifying merchandise count against shipping invoice
• Safely storing merchandise in designated area
• Ensuring delivery meets set vendor participation guidelines
• Reviewing merchandise for damages and potential packaging issues
• Assist with scanning barcodes into warehouse management system
2. Fulfilling all merchandise orders and loading of orders onto delivery trucks including:
• Picking and packaging of optional merchandise orders
• Properly packaging and handling boxes to ensure safe shipment
• Loading boxes for shipment on selected delivery trucks
• Ensure all shipments meet delivery deadlines as directed
3. Maintain and/or schedule maintenance of warehouse equipment used for handling merchandise deliveries and fulfillment such as the forklift, hand trucks, packing fill dispensers, and box knives in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Assist in maintenance of inventory movement spreadsheets for timely and accurate upload into the warehouse management system in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Assist other staff with preparation of the warehouse for inventory meetings performed by headquarters as directed.
6. Maintain cleanliness of warehouse and shipping and receiving areas on a daily basis.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with varied priorities and responsibilities. Extensive physical lifting and packaging of merchandise is performed. Communication with vendors, headquarters staff and field representatives is expected. Weekend work is occasionally required. Travel rarely required. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent required. Proven warehouse operations experience in shipping, receiving and organizing required. Experience with inventory counts, warehouse equipment safety and maintenance of equipment required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: A motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a member of the team required. Proven capability to use forklift, hand truck and other warehouse equipment and tools required. The ability to use a computer, Microsoft Office software and email is essential. Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects within set deadlines is a necessity. Knowledge of federal firearms license rules and regulations is a plus.
 
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