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A/P Staff Accountant - Field Operations division
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Maintains accounts payable records for all fund-raising transactions. Additional support is required with various spreadsheets, reports and other administrative duties. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Receives, records and processes and maintains all invoices for merchandise purchased for Friends of NRA program in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Input all invoices in Friends of NRA database as received and file properly for payment and event reconciliation in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Enters invoices associated with Friends of NRA into the accounts payable system in preparation for disbursement in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Create and maintain Friends of NRA committee bank accounts on the CEO platform in an accurate and timely manner. Act as liaison between Field Staff and Treasury for all inquiries concerning accounts in a timely manner.
5. Enter Friends of NRA 1099/W-2G data into an Excel spreadsheet and assist with research on incomplete or inaccurate data as directed.
6. Provide other requested financial support and guidance as directed.

SCOPE: Visibility with NRA Staff, Friends of NRA volunteers, vendors and the general public. Requires work in a fast paced environment with minimal direct supervision. National travel occasionally required. Weekend work and additional hours necessary with busy season or travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field required. 1 to 3 years administrative experience necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Knowledge in general accounting, auditing and finance helpful. Strong problem solving skills combined with excellent oral and written communication skills required. Self-starter, motivated with ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative and the ability to remain focused on the task-at-hand essential. Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize many projects during peak period required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel preferred.
 
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Administrative Assistant - National School Shield
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Provide technical and logistical support to the Director, National School Shield, as well as provide support for program activities within the Division. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Act as informational point of contact for National School Shield [NSS] Division, in an accurate and timely manner, to staff, Advisory Council and public inquiries.
2. Maintain Info@NRASchoolShield.com mailbox in an accurate and timely manner, addressing public inquiries as appropriate and routing special requests to the proper staff for follow up.
3. Coordinate and maintain divisional calendar in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Serve as Secretary for divisional meetings, including Advisory Council meetings, taking notes and providing final meeting minutes to applicable parties in an accurate and timely manner as directed.
5. Coordinate divisional paperwork to include travel arrangements, travel authorizations, expense reports, invoices, and check/purchase requests in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Assist in the monitoring and oversight of divisional expenses. Keep Director informed of potential budgetary issues in a timely manner.
7. Assist in the preparation of the quarterly EVP report and any other ad hoc reports as directed in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Maintain NSS program grant files in an accurate and timely manner, assisting with the necessary communications and coordination from application to decision to final reporting.
9. Coordinate and maintain NSS Assessor certification files in an accurate and timely manner, assisting with the necessary communications and coordination from application to certification/recertification.
10. Maintain NSS Online Assessment Tool files in an accurate and timely manner, assisting with the necessary communications and coordination from user access requests to troubleshooting and general assistance.
11. Assist with the ongoing maintenance of the NSS website and all related social media in a judicious manner to ensure content is accurate and timely.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with members of the Law Enforcement Division, as well as other General Operations Divisions, NRA Divisions and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Occasional overtime and weekend work required. Occasional travel (local/national) for community exhibits and events as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree required. 2+ years previous administrative support recommended. Budgetary experience helpful. Non-profit and project management experience suggested.

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

Plans, schedules, coordinates and performs copy, studio and location photographic assignments, and produces various finished photographic products, both still and video, in primary support of the publications American Rifleman, American Hunter, America’s 1st Freedom, Shooting Illustrated, NRA Family InSights and Shooting Sports USA, and the NRA Publications websites; performs similar duties in support of the photographic needs of other NRA divisions and the Board of Directors.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinates scheduling and performance of photographic assignments with the Photography Director.
2. Records, prioritizes and monitors progress of photographic work orders to their completion in accordance with known requester requirements.
3. Performs copy, studio and location photography, utilizing still and video camera equipment, continuous source and/or strobe lights, and related support equipment under varying conditions and without direct supervision. Work must often be done under short notice and constrained schedule conditions.
4. Produces high-quality still and video files, including audio recording, editing, color correction, sharpening, sizing and enhancement, as needed.
5. Constructs/disassembles backgrounds, supporting sets, and various photographic equipment to include lifting, carrying and unpacking/packing of heavy and/or awkward equipment/materials.
6. Exhibits an open minded, positive attitude when interacting with associates seeking photography services. Works to ensure that the requested photographic services are delivered in a timely manner and that the product is appropriate to the request.
7. Maintains high standards of quality for all photography and related services. Implements quality control measures for all photography services.
8. Produces high quality ink jet prints.
9. Performs the scanning of negatives, transparencies and printed material using a variety of scanner equipment and software.
10. Makes high-quality RGB and CMYK conversions.
11. Compiles and maintains Collateral Order forms for billbacks.
12. Assists in the maintenance of the Photography Department photo archiving and cataloging system for digital images, slides, transparencies, prints and negatives.
13. Serves as a technical resource on photography and photographic equipment for publication staff.
14. Provides artistic expression in subject arrangement and lighting, and physical exertion in preparation for, execution of, and restoration after the photo assignment.
15. Maintains safe practices when working with firearms, electrical equipment, photography equipment and when performing heavy lifting and carrying.
16. Adheres to high standards of housekeeping. Duties include maintaining the general appearance of the studio and the proper storage of photographic equipment. Monitors condition of studio and photography equipment.
17. Performs the duties of other Photography Department staff members as assigned.
18. Extended hours required; travels as assigned.

SCOPE: Coordinates with all levels of management and staff within NRA Publications as well as other divisions. Sometimes highly visible staff member during public events/functions when providing photographic coverage. Working environment ranges from executive offices to outdoors during severe weather conditions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts/Still Photography or relevant work experience. Formal course work in photography and video editing desired. Minimum two years experience in both still and video editorial photography, including studio and location work. (Editorial photography requirement may be waived if portfolio and interview demonstrate sufficient depth of knowledge and variety of photo subjects/situations.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong interpersonal skills required to work as part of a team to accomplish the goals of the Photography Department, the Publications Division and NRA. Ability to perform duties in a professional, courteous and helpful manner. Strong organizational skills required. Willing and able to learn and quickly become competent with new equipment and software as they become available. Attention to detail mandatory. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision. Ability to work from conceptual stage to final production of reproduction quality transparencies, prints and/or digital files. Ability to storytell with video and slide shows necessary. Normal color vision required. Solid working knowledge of photographic equipment and accessories, and ability to operate digital and video camera equipment, as well as scanning equipment. Working knowledge of Macintosh operating systems, including Photoshop, Lightroom and Final Cut Studio. Working knowledge and experience with raw digital photo files, the use of Meta data and video editing. Working knowledge of color management basics and standard office software. Ability to identify most common types of firearms and wildlife.
 
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Console Operator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarter. No telecommuting.

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral communication skills and strong command of the English language required. Knowledge, awareness and support of the NRA and its mission preferred. Excellent customer service skills essential and required. Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence using all NRA supported software required.
 
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Field Representative - Area 25 (N. Texas)
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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Grassroots Coordinator
The Grassroots Coordinator is a headquarters-based position that requires extensive travel.

The Grassroots Coordinator serves as the liaison between NRA-ILA and NRA members and gun owners ensuring that NRA’s supporters are educated and actively energized to assist in the promotion of the Association’s legislative and political agendas and grassroots programs. The Coordinator will be responsible for legislative & political activities and maintaining organizations and programs for certain specified jurisdictions -- with special emphasis on recruiting, training, and activating NRA-ILA’s political and legislative volunteers. The Coordinator will actively promote legislative and political activism among NRA members as well as non-members by attending gun club meetings, gun shows, political conferences, state association meetings, and other organizations' events. The Coordinator will also work with and oversee NRA-ILA’s temporary Campaign Field Representatives during the implementation of that program.

The Coordinator must have extensive campaign experience and must be well-versed in, and possess a strong knowledge of, the legislative and political missions of the NRA, the legislative and political processes, and have a strong working knowledge of the NRA and its programs. The Coordinator addresses groups across the country on gun-related legislative issues, and will attend shows and conferences to: instruct, recruit, and promote volunteer activism; promote NRA-ILA's legislative and political agendas; and discuss the National Rifle Association's general positions and missions in public fora. The Coordinator will also actively research and prepare both written and oral responses to pending legislative and political issues facing the Association. The Grassroots Coordinator will assist the Division Managers and Director in writing, researching, and preparing new grassroots materials for distribution to members and the general public, and assist in writing and researching stories for the Division's weekly Grassroots Alert, newsletters, websites and social networking platforms. The Coordinator will also assist in responding to correspondence, with incoming phones, phone banks, mailers, and dissemination of materials.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Recruit, train, educate, and mobilize gun owners on legislative and political activism, with special emphasis on NRA-ILA’s Election Volunteer Coordinators;
• Develop, improve and implement the Division’s grassroots programs;
• Assist in researching and writing legislative & political updates and materials on political and legislative activism;
• Actively promote volunteer activism through established channels and identify new methods throughout the gun-owning community to promote legislative and political activism;
• Work with NRA Board Members and NRA staff to identify local volunteer leaders and organizations and build coalitions;
• Instruct NRA Members and gun owners in all aspects of legislative and political activism;
• Assist with incoming phones, phone banks, mailers, and material dissemination.
• Assist the Director and Manager of Political and Legislative Activity on various projects and tasks.

Scope: NRA staff, NRA Board Members, NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinators, NRA Members, NRA-ILA Campaign Field Representatives, volunteers, & general public, and campaign staff across the country.

Education & Experience: College degree, with Political Science degree a plus; Campaign experience required; Strong knowledge of the legislative process or related legislative experience required; Knowledge of NRA and NRA-ILA's legislative and political mission required; Must demonstrate strong public speaking ability and written communication skills; Extensive travel required.
 
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Grassroots Field Coordinator
The Grassroots Field Coordinator position is based outside of NRA headquarters in an assigned region. Selected states available in the Midwest region of the U.S. Geographic areas of responsibility may change and the Field Coordinator may have to temporarily assist in areas outside his/her assigned region. The Field Coordinator would be required to travel to NRA Headquarters as assigned for meetings and training.

The Grassroots Field Coordinator serves as the liaison between NRA-ILA and NRA members and gun owners in his/her assigned region, ensuring that NRA’s supporters are educated and actively energized to assist in the promotion of the Association’s legislative and political agendas and grassroots programs. The Field Coordinator will be responsible for legislative & political activities and maintaining organizations and programs for certain specified jurisdictions -- with special emphasis on recruiting, training, and activating NRA-ILA’s political and legislative volunteers. The Field Coordinator will actively promote legislative and political activism among NRA members as well as non-members by attending gun club meetings, gun shows, political conferences, state association meetings, and other organizations' events in his/her assigned region. The Coordinator will also work with and oversee any of NRA-ILA’s temporary Campaign Field Representatives assigned to his/her region during the implementation of that program.

The Field Coordinator must have extensive campaign experience and must be well-versed in, and possess a strong knowledge of, the legislative and political missions of the NRA, the legislative and political processes, and have a strong working knowledge of the NRA and its programs. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with his/her assigned region. The Field Coordinator addresses groups in his/her region on gun-related legislative issues, and will attend shows and conferences to: instruct, recruit, and promote volunteer activism; promote NRA-ILA's legislative and political agendas; and discuss the National Rifle Association's general positions and missions in public fora. The Field Coordinator will also actively research and prepare both written and oral responses to pending legislative and political issues facing the Association. The Field Coordinator may be asked to assist the Division Managers and Director in writing, researching, and preparing new grassroots materials for distribution to members and the general public, and assist in writing and researching stories for the Division's weekly Grassroots Alert, newsletters, websites and social networking platforms.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Recruit, train, educate, and mobilize gun owners on legislative and political activism, with special emphasis on NRA-ILA’s Election Volunteer Coordinators;
• Implement the Division’s grassroots programs;
• Actively promote volunteer activism through established channels and identify new methods throughout the gun-owning community to promote legislative and political activism;
• Work with NRA Board Members and NRA staff to identify local volunteer leaders and organizations and build coalitions;
• Instruct NRA Members and gun owners in all aspects of legislative and political activism;
• Assist the Director and Manager of Political and Legislative Activity on various projects and tasks.

Scope: NRA staff, NRA Board Members, NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinators, NRA Members, NRA-ILA Campaign Field Representatives, volunteers, & general public, and campaign staff in assigned region.

Education & Experience: College degree, with Political Science degree a plus; Campaign experience required; Strong knowledge of the legislative process or related legislative experience required; Knowledge of NRA and NRA-ILA's legislative and political mission required; Must demonstrate strong public speaking ability and written communication skills; Extensive travel within assigned region required; Familiarity with assigned region a plus; Flexibility in assisting as needed outside assigned region.
 
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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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Special Assistant to the EVP-Public Affairs
LOCATION: This position works from NRA Headquarters.

This is a high profile position. The ideal candidate will respond to broadcast and print news media inquiries. Additionally, will research, write and distribute news releases, opinion editorials; stage and participate in news conferences; and, participate in journalist roundtables, seminars, and speaking events as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Develop and implement public affairs strategies to strengthen awareness and support for complex legislative, public health, safety, crime and economic issues consistent with the NRA mission.
2) Conduct pro-active and reactive media interviews in furtherance of the NRA mission; coordinate pro-active and reactive news media interviews by surrogates.
3) Initiate distribution network to deliver news releases, statements and other vital information to top national outlets. Measure effectiveness of delivery channels; recommend and implement changes to maximize messaging.
4) Establish, maintain and utilize a portfolio of media contacts to advance the public affairs strategies and messaging efforts in support of the NRA mission.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Prior on-camera and “on-the-record” broadcast communications experience. College degree required. Knowledge of and support for NRA and related issues preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Expert interviewing, speaking and debating skills. Ability to work on and successfully complete multiple simultaneous projects. Ability to shift projects to meet ever-changing priorities. A team player who will work collaboratively and cooperatively with key decision makers. Strong computer word processing and computer data management skills necessary. Well-developed writing skills. Excellent professional judgment, tact and discretion.
 
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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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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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Web Developer
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

¡ Complete projects and tasks as assigned.
¡ Develop, install, customize, update and maintain NRAfs internal and external web pages and sites.
¡ Coordinate and communicate cross-functional activities between departments.
¡ Work within established Information Services standards and practices.
¡ Build positive end user relationships by developing an understanding of division/department business practices and objectives.

SCOPE:

¡ No unusual physical effort is required to perform the job requirements of the position.
¡ Occasionally must work long hours to complete job requirements of the position.
¡ Work is performed in an office environment with no unusual environmental demands.
¡ Work is generally performed under the supervision of the project leader within defined project specifications and failure to perform work can adversely affect project deadlines and end user expectations.
¡ The Application Development Manager or project leader reviews assigned projects and tasks for completeness and timeliness.
¡ Application Development Manager performs annual appraisal of employeefs overall performance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

¡ Bachelor of Science Degree in computer science or related field plus two years of experience in software development, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
¡ Experience in all phases of web application development life cycle.
¡ Expertise in the design, implementation, and deployment of user-centric web applications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Strong organizational and conceptual thinking skills required. Must demonstrate ability to evaluate, develop and implement business solutions using web technologies. Must demonstrate expertise in the development of multi-platform, distributed applications and object-oriented programming. Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Proven ability to work independently within defined project requirements, as well as, within a team environment. Must demonstrate working knowledge of web and database technologies such as Content Management Systems, .NET, ASP, Java, XML, JavaScript, SOAP, HTML/DHTML and SQL.
 
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WHITTINGTON CENTER JOB
This position works at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM. Please email resumes and/or any questions to bfish@nrawc.org

The Program Director position is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of organized events held on premise of the NRA Whittington Center (NRAWC). Additionally, this position is responsible for overseeing and managing two Event Coordinators and the Reservations Department.

Program management duties include, but are not limited to:
- Scheduling and managing all organized events held on premise of the NRAWC to include:
o Scheduling all organized events ensuring any potential conflicts are avoided with other events
o controlling and manipulating the Master Event Calendar
o ensuring appropriate sound systems and safety equipment are in place for organized activities
o organizing target setters
- Oversee and direct two Event Coordinators
- Oversee the general operations of the Reservations Department
o Act as the direct supervisor to the Reservations Manager
- Oversee the publication of the Whittington Center’s annual magazine
- Conduct and coordinate the draw hunts to include the unguided spring turkey hunts and guided January Cow Elk hunts
- Manage the content of the NRAWC Website and online store

The Program Director position is an exempt position which reports directly to the Executive Director. Many events and/or activities will require extended hours including evening and weekends. Additionally, this position requires extensive interaction with external Event Directors, Industry Manufacturers and Sales Reps and the general public. Strong written and oral skills are a must. The qualified candidate will possess strong people skills, conflict resolution skills, be highly organized, possess a strong work ethic and display exemplary time and people management skills. A four year degree in business management or equivalent degree is strongly encouraged. Additionally, the qualified candidate should possess a minimum of 3 years management experience.
 
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YHEC Program Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Provide programmatic and administrative support to the Outdoor Recreational Programs Department’s programs, projects and services with primary emphases on NRA’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) local and state development throughout North America to ensure smooth operations of departmental activities. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinate, implement and maintain the outreach efforts, within departmental guidelines, for the local, state and provincial level activities of the NRA’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) program throughout North America as directed.
2. Assist in logistical operations and implementation of the NRA International Youth Hunter Education Challenge to include, but not limited to event set up, operations, tear down and other related duties, as directed.
3. Assist in and support the Manager with the expansion of the volunteer YHEC State Coordinator program. Duties will include reviewing new candidate applications, interviewing possible candidates with Manager – YHEC State and Local, and working with existing coordinators to provide up-to-date YHEC activities reports.
4. Assist in the development of the state YHEC certification program. Duties to include, but not be limited to, the development of adult coaches to teach/instruct participants for YHEC; provide guidance, within departmental guidelines, regarding interaction between adults and adolescents; assist in the establishment of a certification fee and how long the certification will be valid before renewal; and update YHEC certification program materials with Manager – YHEC State and Local as needed.
5. Assist in timely marketing and promotional campaigns to include design and implementation, within departmental guidelines, of all external mailings, e-mail blasts, and magazine articles for the promotion of YHEC local, State and Provincial events on an as needed basis.
6. Coordinate and update, within departmental guidelines, programmatic information on appropriate YHEC program websites in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Assist in the review and revision of the educational materials for the NRA’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge Program and other departmental programs as directed in a timely and accurate manner.
8. Support the Manager – YHEC State and Local with YHEC material inventory levels sufficient to maintain a continuing, uninterrupted flow in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Assist, as directed, in the operations of the NRA’s Hunter’s For The Hungry Clearinghouse Program. Duties to include promoting the program to existing State/Local groups who are currently not members of the Clearinghouse and working in the field to assist state organizations with on the ground operational efforts.
10. Assist in the operations of the NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show, as needed.
11. Provide exemplary customer service to volunteers, NRA members and the general public.
12. Compose and process varied correspondence, consisting primarily of letters, memorandums, newsletters, e-mails, timecard, and specialized reports in an accurate and timely manner.

SCOPE: High visibility with divisional personnel, volunteers, other NRA divisions, NRA membership, outside agencies, vendors and the general public. Position functions in a varying and fast paced work environment. Supervision varies from minimal to maximum depending on the project, program or activity. Occasional overtime work required. National travel required. Ability to lift and carry maximum 50 lbs. of materials required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-year college degree in education, business administration or related field required, but may be waived with equivalent work experience and skills. Minimum of three years like business knowledge in a professional setting required. Experience and knowledge in hunting and the shooting sports, with a minimum of three years experience in outdoor education required. Background in education, advertising, marketing, business writing and editing preferred. Experience in training and instruction required, preferably within the field of hunter education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Understanding of the structure of state/provincial hunter education programs essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team required. Proven ability to supervise and motivate program volunteers at the YHEC State and International levels. Excellent organizational skills essential with the ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously required. Working knowledge of Microsoft software packages including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Outlook, and PowerPoint required. Willingness to learn new software and database programs essential. Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals both within and outside of the NRA essential
 
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