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A/P Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

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.

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:
To provide administrative and clerical support to the Financial Services Division.
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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Compliance Manager
SUMMARY
Responsible for handling all charitable gaming inquiries, applications and reporting for The NRA Foundation and Friends of NRA program. Compliance Manager will foster strong relationships with State gaming regulators, NRA Field Staff, and NRA General Counsel to ensure all required regulatory reporting is conducted in a timely, accurate and compliant manner for each state. Identify charitable gaming compliance risks and recommend action as necessary to eliminate or minimize risks. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Serve as the lead for Friends of NRA charitable gaming compliance, working closely with gaming regulators, NRA General Counsel, and NRA Field Staff. Manage all requests and inquiries by Field Staff for gaming compliance and understanding of gaming regulations in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Serve as liaison between state gaming commissions and Field Staff. Build and manage relationships with charitable gaming regulators to ensure completion of accurate and timely applications and reports for all states.
3. Develop and maintain expertise in laws and regulations related to charitable gaming. Monitor emerging state and federal legislative activity related to the charitable gaming industry.
4. Responsible for conducting research of state gaming laws, as well as identifying and communicating regulatory compliance, deficiencies or potential problems to Director of Volunteer Fundraising. Provide timely guidance in the development of alternative solutions or implementation of corrective action.
5. Develop policies and procedures, within divisional guidelines, related to the internal reporting of raffle income and expenses throughout Friends of NRA.
6. Work with all Volunteer Fundraising managers to develop and maintain proper tracking systems to record necessary gaming activities for all monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
7. Consistently update and administer changes to charitable gaming licenses as needed.
8. Ensure charitable gaming compliance for NRA Foundation national events and activities, by completing all necessary applications and reporting as required by state laws in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Assist, as directed, The Office of the Treasurer in tax compliance issues and research.
10. Create and maintain organized and accurate files for all paperwork pertaining to the charitable gaming applications, reports, and legislative changes for each state.
11. Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE
Visibility with NRAHQ Staff, NRA Field Staff, Friends of NRA volunteers, state gaming officials and the general public. Requires work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. Occasional national travel required. Weekend work and additional hours are necessary with travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. Fiscal and administrative experience, analysis, reconciliation and relevant computer skills necessary. Minimum two years of paralegal or legal research experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Ability to read, analyze and understand gaming statutes, rules and regulations. Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with excellent oral and written communications. Self-starter, motivated with ability to work independently or as a member of the team essential. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative. Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize many projects during peak periods essential. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality required. Familiarity with legal databases preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
 
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Database Analyst Manager
SUMMARY
This position works closely with the Director, Advancement Services to manage the day-to-day operations of the Raiser’s Edge Database for the NRA Office of Advancement. This includes ensuring gift and data integrity, providing reporting solutions, queries and exports for all Advancement staff, and tracking and analyzing prospect and donor fundraising efforts for all fundraisers working with the Office of Advancement.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manage day-to-day operation of the Raiser’s Edge Database for the NRA Office of Advancement to include but not limited to: Setting up new users; training new users; creating funds, actions, events, campaigns, etc.; running global changes, appeal additions, and coding queries to keep records up-to-date with mailings and invitations.
2. Create and execute ad hoc requests for reports, queries, and exports with the goal to being more proactive with reports on special fundraising projects, as well as everyday fundraising activities. Serve as the liaison to Advancement Officers for list pull and mailing lists. Meet report and information request deadlines and ensure that the information reported is current and accurate. This also includes special requests for lists for mailings, cultivation events, donor visits, etc.
3. Validate gift integrity. As new contributions are added to the database the Database Analyst Manager is responsible to validate gift entry to ensure proper coding and accuracy of the information entered.
4. Ensure adherence of the collection and appropriate coding of planned gifts in Raiser’s Edge. Responsible for scanning backup material and linking media to records.
5. Responsible for prospect and donor data entry oversight to include solicitor and rating entry and coding as well as updating the database with new biographical information including addresses, business and employer information, personal information, activities, name changes, and event invitations.
6. Assist in database clean-up and maintenance, including the elimination of duplicate accounts and establishment of new donor records. Research best practices for data integrity practices and pro-actively communicate to staff opportunities to enhance our donor record information.
7. Responsible for the data entry, tracking, and invoicing for payment regarding the Firearms For Freedom Program. This includes working with donors/vendors to ensure that all firearms information is entered into the NRA database.
8. Work closely with Advancement staff, in particular the Prospect/Research Manager, to ensure the timely data entry of all donor/prospect information.
9. Assigned back-up for the accurate and detailed data entry of gifts and documented commitments in to Raiser’s Edge during periods of the Database Coordinator’s absence and during periods of high demand.
10. Work closely with Advancement Reporting and Budget Manager on special Raiser’s Edge projects and systems to ensure the database is working efficiently and meeting the needs of Advancement Staff.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Required:
• A commitment to the mission of the NRA.
• Personal and professional integrity, as well as high standards of excellence.
• Experience with advancement database software programs
• Prior report query development and execution experience
• High School diploma and a minimum of 3 years prior data entry/analysis work experience.
• Prior experience with data table/codes evaluation and participation in defining data structures to improve efficiency.
• Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Ability to function in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision meeting deadlines with accuracy and completeness.
• Accuracy of data entry.
• Essential that applicant have a track record as a quick learner and fast starter with strong self-motivation.
Preferred:
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge with fundraising management system with experience creating queries and executing reports
• SQL/HTML experience.
• Associates or BA/BS Degree.
• Business Objects experience.
• Familiarity with a networked PC information and retrieval system.
• Prior experience in a membership driven organization.
• Not-for-profit/fundraising involvement/employment.
 
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Donor Relations Coordinator
SUMMARY:
Coordinate a donor relations program based on best-practices that thanks the donor, informs the donor and cultivates donor interests. This position coordinates donor thank you letters and phone calls, conducts donor surveys and collects data, coordinates recognition and cultivation instruments, updates donor records according to donor interests, assists with events to ensure donor satisfaction and informs donors of NRA news according to donor interests and gifts. This position works directly with donors and their prospect managers while coordinating invitations to donors for NRA events. By gathering and sharing information this position will provide personal and meaningful stewardship to major gift donors.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Implement and administer a comprehensive acknowledgment process to ensure appropriate and timely recognition and continual appreciation of all donations processed through the Advancement Office to include the NRA, The NRA Foundation, the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund, and the NRA Freedom Action Foundation and including:
• Monthly thank you notes from NRA staff and volunteers
• drafting/printing/mailing gift acknowledgements and receipts
• pledge reminders
• endowment and Acorn Fund agreements
• donor recognition forms
• gift and pledge information to NRA staff and volunteers concerning donors with whom they have been involved
• E-thanks for holidays/special occasions
2. Participate in the process of the recognition of donors to be recognized before the NRA Board of Directors at Annual Meeting and Quarterly Board Meetings as well as other special Advancement Events. This includes making recommendations for recognition, coordination of and writing and procurement of recognition instruments to include Advancement Resolutions of Appreciation, plaques, certificates, etc. Also responsible for coordinating the invitations to ensure donors attend recognition event.
3. Working with the Ring of Freedom Manager, ensure that all stewardship actions are entered into Raiser’s Edge in a timely manner so that they can be accessed by Advancement team members involved in the cultivation and solicitation of donors.
4. Based on information gathered about donors:
• provide useful donor information to Advancement team members involved in the cultivation and future solicitation of the donor
• provide suggestions to update the ability and interest ratings in Raiser’s Edge for all major and planned gift donors
• suggest messages to the Director of Advancement Communications for communications to NRA major and planned gift donors
• work with the Director of Advancement Communications to generate story ideas on the impact of NRA programs and on our fundraising needs based on the interests and involvement of donors
5. Coordinate and ensure any new Endowment Fund and or Pledge Agreements are received and entered into the Raiser’s Edge in a timely manner. Report on the use of these funds to donors per endowment agreements.
6. Coordinate with other NRA departments to gather information that will allow Advancement to inform donors about program events, highlights and special opportunities/activities.
7. Organize and generate “personal” communications to donors to include:
• annual endowment status reports to endowment donors
• coordination of the Office of Advancement’s handwritten note program
• birthday and holiday cards/correspondence
• information on the use/success of their donations or programs of interest to the individual donor
• a “donor hotline” to take questions and requests for information from major and planned gifts donors
• invitations to NRA events or activities to see their “dollars in action”
• thank you call program including assigning, making, and writing contact forms.
8. Working with the Ring of Freedom Manager, provide accurate lists, information, and spellings of donor names for specific NRA publications, the Museum Donor Wall, and other publications or listings of donors.
9. Manage the process to provide appropriate signage for donor recognition of facilities and naming opportunities.
10. Provide writing support for impact and endowment reports and post social media including twitter, facebook and nragive.
11. Working with Ring of Freedom Manager, help coordinate Ring of Freedom events both at the NRA Annual Meetings and throughout the year. This includes management and messaging of the Ring of Freedom Hospitality Suite and assistance with all Ring of Freedom events at the NRA Annual Meetings.
12. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Required:
• A passion for the mission of the NRA.
• Personal and professional integrity, as well as high standards of excellence.
• BA/BS degree or equivalent experience with donor stewardship or high-end customer service. Understanding of donor stewardship and recognition programs.
• Ability to listen, communicate and interact with high-end major and planned gift donors as a primary interface with the NRA’s best donors.
• Knowledge of basic research methods pertaining to donor motivation.
• Ability to work with computer programs, including Raiser’s edge and MS Office programs.
• Detail oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Ability to function in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision.
• Availability for occasional national travel and occasional weekend work.
Preferred:

• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge fundraising management system.
 
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Field Repesentative, Area # 10 (GA)
Represents the National Rifle Association with members and affiliates; manages Friends of NRA fundraising activities; and promotes NRA programs, services and membership recruitment. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Organizes and administers the Friends of NRA (FNRA) fundraising volunteer committees, banquets and special events. 2) Coordinates the distribution of state FNRA grant applications; serves as Secretary of the State Fund Committee; and ensures compliance with all requirements of the FNRA state grants. 3) Provides leadership, training and direction to the NRA volunteers, FNRA committee officers and State Fund Committee through regular meetings, workshops and FNRA State Conferences. 4) Serves as a liaison between the NRA and affiliated clubs, state associations, and other state and local organizations. 5) Serves as a clearinghouse for requests of information regarding membership services and benefits, range development, legislative issues and all NRA programs. 6) Promotes various NRA membership recruitment efforts, youth or club programs, training or other shooting programs, and other NRA services and benefits as assigned. 7) Completes and submits all required reports in a timely manner, and ensures that all expenses stay within the approved budget. 8) Ensures that all established goals and objectives are achieved, and performs other tasks and duties as may be assigned. SCOPE: High visibility with NRA membership, volunteers, activists, 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. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, and a strong background in the shooting sports is recommended. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Previous experience in a leadership position with banquet fundraising and volunteer management is essential. A basic, working knowledge of computers is critical. Other useful skills include public speaking, and a sales and marketing background. Organizational and time-management skills are critical.
 
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Field Representative - Area 40 (WA)
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 clearing house for the numerous requests for information regarding NRA membership services and programs. Perform other duties as assigned.

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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Graphic Designer - NRA Store
Responsible for the design, layout and file preparation for all NRAstore printed catalogs. Responsible for maintaining graphic content on NRAstore.com. Design and produce weekly email promotions for NRAstore.com. Produce promotional advertisements for both print and web. Design distinctive logo concepts for new products. Also, produce web, print, video, signage and other promotions for various NRA Shows and Exhibits projects as requested.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create and execute original concepts for NRAStore catalogs – currently 6 issues per year. Design, layout, perform requested edits and produce final print files for printer of catalog to their specifications. Review and make necessary changes to file based on printer’s proof of catalog. Design and produce weekly email campaigns for NRAStore.com. Establish trackable links within each web promotion. Resize product photo images and set-up new items on NRAStore.com. Design and produce ads for print. Work directly with NRA Publications Photography staff in design, production and execution of studio photo setups for NRAStore products and catalogs. Edit, color-correct and retouch images to match products. Produce design concepts for new products based on input from NRAStore staff. Develop new design concepts for NRAStore.com. Create and maintain graphics and rotate featured products on website. Manage functionality of new promotions and discounts on NRAStore.com. Design and produce graphics or promotions for web, print or video for NRA Shows and Exhibits projects as requested.

SCOPE: Primary coordination with NRAstore Sales/Marketing and Operations staff, Shows and Exhibits Division staff, NRA technical staff and NRA Publications photography staff. Work closely with other NRA staff and vendors as required. Occasional travel required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Arts in graphic design or 3+ years relevant work experience in print design with strong emphasis on electronic publishing and web design.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to handle multiple design projects at one time. Ability to perform catalog layout, electronic page make-up and produce graphics. Working knowledge of and experience with electronic publishing systems, web publishing systems and related software programs mandatory including but not limited to Adobe InDesign, CS6, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat CS6, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, Adobe Fireworks CS6. Ability to develop creative design concepts. Ability to execute digital layouts under pressure and meet strict deadlines. Ability to design and execute studio photo set-ups. Ability to edit, color-correct and retouch photographs for accuracy in relation to physical products. Attention to detail mandatory, must be well organized and have professional decorum. Requires effective oral and written communication skills. Strong human relations skills to interface well with others and strong command of the English language. Punctuality and good attendance is required. Must be in philosophical harmony with NRA and its mission. Knowledge of firearms and shooting a plus.
 
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High Power Rifle Program Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

Working in close coordination with the High Power Manager, assist in the daily management of all traditional High Power programs and High Power Tactical programs. Assume primary responsibility for departmental programs as directed.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist the Manager in compiling and maintaining complete and accurate National Records and assumes the responsibility of initiating the National Records procedures.
2. Accurately maintain the database of Honorary Club Awards and provide accurate and timely recognition thereof.
3. Provide input to the establishment of a departmental budget as directed. Such input is based on participation in departmental activities that require budgetary support.
4. Assist in maintaining the departmental inventory and ordering of awards for High Power Rifle Championships and achievement programs as directed.
5. Research, compilie, review, edis and drafs program promotional materials as directed.
6. Work within traditional NRA High Power Rifle programs to bring in new equipment and courses of fire that will enhance the existing programs and increase participation.

High visibility with all NRA Divisions, national and international shooting organizations, NRA Membership, State Associations and local clubs. Some local and national travel required. Some weekend work may be required. Position requires the lifting and carrying of items not to exceed 50 lbs. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four year college degree desired. Background in High Power and/or Tactical Rifle competition and/or experience in assisting with competitive shooting events a plus and may be substituted in lieu of college degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines essential. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required, coupled with willingness to learn other software packages essential. Creative thinker and self-starter with excellent organizational skills essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential.

 
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Media Liaison
LOCATION: Works from NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, VA. No relocation assistance; no telecommuting.

SUMMARY: This is a high profile position. The ideal candidate will respond to broadcast and print news media inquiries; research, write and distribute news releases, opinion editorials; stage and participate in news conferences; and, participate in journalist association roundtables, seminars, speaking events as NRA’s authorized representative.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Coordinate and implement NRA public affairs policy with an emphasis on Capitol Hill and other Washington, D.C.-based publications.
2) Develop and implement public affairs strategies to amplify awareness and support for complex legislative, public health, safety, crime and economic issues consistent with the NRA mission.
3) Coordinate and conduct pro-active and reactive media interviews.
4) Coordinate pro-active and reactive news media interviews by surrogates.
5) Initiate rapid response crisis management distribution network to deliver news releases, statements and other vital information to top national outlets.
6) Work extended hours (to include nights, weekends) as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 3-5 years comprehensive experience in public relations and the news media; must have “on the record” experience. College degree required to reflect extensive knowledge of public relations and technical and general aspects of broadcast and print journalism. Knowledge of local/federal politics helpful. Knowledge of and support for the NRA’s mission is mandatory.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Demonstrated strategic planning and vision. Expert speaking and debate skills for news media encounters; media training. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to forge successful working relationships with internal and external contacts. In-depth ability to complete multiple, concurrent projects in an urgent manner with high quality results. In-depth ability to shift projects to meet ever-changing priorities. Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision required, but must be harnessed with a strong commitment to on-going consultation with key decision makers. Able to remain calm under pressure and maintain composure when under stress. Strong computer, word processing, social media and computer data management skills necessary.
 
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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, Law Enforcement
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

SUMMARY:
Assists the Law Enforcement Competitions Manager with duties related to the day-to-day operations of the Law Enforcement Competitions Department whose goal is to promote Competitive Shooting in the law enforcement community. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association is essential.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform all assigned duties and responsibilities with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and in a timely manner to include, but not be limited to the following: 1. Maintain office files and various types of correspondence within the Law Enforcement Competitions Department.
2. Distribute the annual National Police Shooting Championship (NPSC) and Tactical Police Competition (TPC) announcements and other promotional mailings that may arise throughout the year.
3. Process Police Pistol Combat (PPC) Tournament applications, review and approve Tournament Programs, post tournament scores to the PPC database, and access and receive NRA Tournament Fees.
4. Receive and answer or direct to other staff general Law Enforcement Competitions voice and e-mail correspondences.
5. Coordinate mailing projects that target law enforcement agencies and competitive shooters as directed.
6. Perform general office duties to include, but not limited to the following: typing, faxing, filing, telephone service, sort and distribute Division mail to appropriate department and/or staff member(s), document copying, and document scanning.
7. Perform tournament duties related to the annual NPSC event and Tactical Police Competition events, before, during and after the event, including staffing the Awards Office at NPSC as directed.
8. Receive industry donations, assign Inventory Control Numbers by entering each item into the award database, assign each item to a specific event as directed by the LE Competitions manger, and ship items to the appropriate event.
9. Maintain web based on-line PPC National Records and include National Record Reporting Forms in Tournament Directors approval packages.
10. Assist the Law Enforcement Assistance Committee Secretary in preparing Committee paperwork as directed.
11. Assist in the promotion and coordination of the NRA’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Program as directed.
12. Prepare and ship awards for the Distinguished, Honorary Club, and Regional Tournament Programs.
13. Provide information for publication to Shooting Sports USA and American Rifleman related to PCC tournaments and TPC events.
14. Travel to NPSC and TPC event locations to conduct pre-event range set-up, awards office activities, statistical office operations, competitor registration and post-event operations.

SCOPE: This position will have a high visibility with law enforcement vendors, law enforcement officers and agencies across the country, other NRA divisions, and competitive shooters. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Position requires local and national travel 5 to 8 times per year, including weekends. Occasional overtime work required. Must be able to pick up, carry, and move heavy objects, up to 80 pounds. Travel event work involves working outside in local weather environments that may include rain, cold and heat extremes, and humid conditions for 8 to 10 hours at a time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College diploma, Business School Certification or equivalent experience required. Office, law enforcement and firearm competitions experience desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision in a deadline sensitive environment essential. Proven ability to motivate and monitor volunteers required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and accomplish stated goals required. Proven ability to work independently and as a member of the team essential. Excellent organizational and detail skills required. Demonstrated proficiency with business equipment, personal computers, e-mail, and Microsoft Word and Excel required. Proven ability to operate database computer programs required, with the willingness to learn software programs essential. Minimum accurate typing of 55 WPM required. Demonstrated ability to operate various hand and electrical powered tools required. Professional and courteous customer service skills essential.

 
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Reporting & Budget Manager
The Reporting and Budget Manager works at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manage the process to develop an annual Advancement budget.
2. Build custom reports and dashboards utilizing crystal reports, and business objects reporting solutions. Responsible for running monthly reports as assigned.
3. Track all invoices and expense reports for members of the Office of Advancement. Work with Financial Services to ensure timely payment of expense reports.
4. Manage all depositing of checks received by the Office of Advancement to the appropriate entity (NRA, NRAF, CRDF, ILA, etc.)
5. Assist in managing the Wells Fargo Commercial Card Reporting System to include the set up of new users, approval of expense reports, and other duties as needed to effectively manage the program.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Required:
• An understanding and appreciation for the mission of the NRA
• Personal and professional integrity with high standards of excellence
• BA/BS degree
• Experience with high level budget and reconciliation
• Experience in database management, programming, or data analysis in a fundraising environment
• Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising software
• Experience using Crystal Reports
• Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
• Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
 
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Senior Web Developer
Senior Web Developer – Fairfax, VA. Seeking candidate with Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field and one (1) year of programmer or software development experience required. Alternatively, would accept Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field and five (5) years programmer or software development experience. Experience in all phases of web application development life cycle. Experience with .NET, ASP, XML, JavaScript, HTML/DHTML, SQL, Umbraco, MVC required. Mail CV to Attn: HR/Job #1013, National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.
 
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Tactical Police Competition Program Administrator
SUMMARY
Assists the Law Enforcement Competitions Manager with duties related to the development, monitoring and conducting NRA Tactical Police Competition [TPC] tournaments and support NRA Police Pistol Combat [PPC] tournament operations. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Point of contact for inquiries regarding the Police Tactical Competition program.
2. Assist, as directed, with marketing plan development and creation of marketing material for NRA Law Enforcement Competitions. Includes commercial advertising, internally and externally produced printed material [brochures, tournament flyers, etc.], video based material and other marketing methods.
3. Develop and manage, within departmental guidelines, the TPC annual schedule.
4. Communicate with TPC tournament hosts regarding scheduling, range requirements, needed volunteers, stage designs, marketing, tournament result postings, etc. in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Travel, as directed, to potential TPC host sites to determine suitability of ranges, meet with range officials, assist at all TPC tournaments and National Police Shooting Championship [NPSC] with set-up, tournament operations and tear-down of events.
6. Attend and/or compete in multi-gun and PPC matches to promote the NRA Law Enforcement Competitions Department, network, develop NRA match host and research current shooter trends as directed.
7. Assist, as directed, with TPC Standards development, revisions and publication.
8. Through verbal and written communication, seek funding and product donation, within departmental guidelines, in support of NRA Law Enforcement Competitions, the Law Enforcement Division and the NRA Law Enforcement Endowment from individuals, manufacturers and others by attending trade shows and training conferences.
9. Receive, document, inventory and distribute donation prizes to be present to match winners in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Assist, as directed, with the development and maintenance of TPC and PPC competition web pages. Work closely with Marketing/Media Relations and Information Services Divisions in keeping assigned web pages accurate and up-to-date.
11. Create and maintain, in an accurate and timely manner, a registration and record system of TPC competitors.
12. Design and edit, within departmental guidelines, TPC course of fire documents using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe.
13. Write, publish and distribute TPC match announcements and bulletins as directed.
14. Ensure that all match fees or vendor monies are received in an accurate and timely manner.
15. Ensure that revenue is credited to proper accounts through coordination with department Program Coordinators and Financial Services in an accurate and timely manner.
16. Responsible for packing and shipping all required match materials to TPC events in an accurate and timely manner.
17. Provide accurate and timely support to the department to include quarterly and annual reports, expense reports and correspondence.
18. Handle requests for materials and timely disseminate information regarding NRA law enforcement competition programs.
19. Organize volunteers and schedule consultants and volunteers for assisting with competitions as directed.
20. Coordinate travel authorizations and expense reports for department staff and consultants in an accurate and timely manner.
21. Coordinate office operations, as directed, in the absence of Manager.
22. Coordinate, in a timely manner, with other NRA Divisions to ensure that scheduled TPC tournaments are listed in available NRA publications.
23. Responsible for acquiring and ensuring the accuracy of engraved awards in a timely manner.
24. Work with NPSC Tournament Coordinator to maximize use of major mailings targeted to law enforcement agencies and competitive shooters as directed.
25. Assist, as directed, with PPC Rule Book maintenance, amendment and publication.
26. Attend NPSC and oversee Statistical Office and Awards Officer operations as directed.
27. Oversee, within departmental guidelines, the publication of NPSC results on the NRA web pages and in print.
28. Develop, within departmental guidelines, marketing material for TPC and PPC for Law Enforcement student packets and inclusion in the NRA Programs PowerPoint.
29. Assist the Law Enforcement Training Department as assigned and attend courses as an NRA instructor as assigned to maintain teaching skill levels and networking with students and other NRA Staff instructors.
30. Maintain NRA Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor Certification by attending continuing education training.
31. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE

High level of visibility with law enforcement vendors, law enforcement officers and agencies across the country, other NRA Divisions, and competitive shooters. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Position requires local and national travel with frequent weekend work. Must be able to pick up, carry and move heavy objects up to 80 lbs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

College degree required. Law Enforcement or Business degree preferred. Sworn law enforcement and law enforcement supervisory experience required with background in training, administration, financial planning and accounting preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Prior sworn law enforcement experience with supervisory experience required. Strong law enforcement firearm training background required. Certification as a Law Enforcement Firearm instructor from a recognized authority, preferably from the NRA Law Enforcement Division required. Ability to instill a command presence and communicate confidently and knowledgeably with vendors, law enforcement officials and competitors essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team required. Ability to work within strict deadlines essential. Excellent computer skills, including specific proven knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Excellent grammar and the ability to compose professional correspondence required. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks essential. Competitive shooting experience in either IDPA, USPSA, SASS, 3 Gun or tactical competitions required. Ability to motivate and supervise volunteers essential. Experience in competitive match design, set-up, administration and operations required.
 
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