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Administrative Assistant, Security
SUMMARY:
Responsible for the administrative support to the Security division. Handle a significant workload of administrative duties. Interface with multiple internal and external contacts, exercising appropriate professional decorum and utmost confidentiality. All duties will be performed in an accurate and timely manner. Support for the mission of the NRA essential.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Screen, in a professional and courteous manner, in-coming phone calls and direct calls to appropriate departmental or organizational personnel for resolution.
2. Route incoming mail, inter-departmental mail and routine correspondence to appropriate personnel.
3. Maintain Director’s calendar; schedule/arrange meetings; prepare reports and materials for meetings; and complete all after-meeting tasks and follow-up.
4. Process new purchase orders and ensures the timely routing of invoices so that they may be paid in a timely manner.
5. Project future office supply needs and orders supplies based on those anticipated needs. Maintain a basic store of office supplies for departmental use. Collate packing slips, supplies received and supply request forms and process vendor invoices for approval.
6. Draft and prepare correspondence for the Director’s signature, as well as own signature.
7. Maintain established filing procedures and policies for the Division and create and maintains record-keeping procedures of the Director’s activities in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Maintain Division forms, procedures and manuals in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Perform Division personnel duties, including record-keeping, electronic time cards and the Division leave calendar in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Coordinates and prepares Division travel reports and activity calendars in an accurate and timely manner. Prepares and keeps updated Outlook calendars for the Director and staff in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Coordinates equipment and maintenance problems within the Division in a timely manner and follows-though to active solution of problem.
12. Monitor the Division’s budget within NRA guidelines and distribute budget sheets for review in a timely manner.
13. Initiate and track travel requirements and arrangements for Director and other division staff, as directed, in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain Travel Authorizations and itineraries for division staff members who travel.
SCOPE:
Extensive contact with staff, NRA members, and outside vendors. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision. Limited travel and weekend work may be required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree desirable. Minimum of three years of administrative support experience required. Computer literacy and experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines required. Proven ability to exercise considerable initiative, judgment and discretion essential. Excellent oral communication skills required. Excellent organization, proofreading and formatting skills required. Ability to create and maintain filing systems and logs required. Strong functional knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel preferred, with willingness to learn other software packages essential. Demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of staff and work independently or as a member of a team required.
 
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Assistant Editor - Digital (SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED)
SUMMARY
Supports print editors in the production and execution of SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED and SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED web properties. Assists in coordination of content of web properties in an accurate and punctual manner, ensuring that all work satisfies established quality standards and policies and meets production deadlines. Produces and posts content to respective web properties as required. Provides editorial and search engine optimization befitting best web practices.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinates with the Editor in Chief and the Director of Digital Operations in the selection and production of editorial material for SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED and SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED web properties.
2. Coordinates with the magazine’s print editors on strategies to ensure proper and timely posting of material to social media outlets.
3. Coordinates with the Digital Operations Department on the design and placement of editorial, photographic and video content.
4. Proofreads, edits and posts content to SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED and SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED web properties.as assigned.
5. Provides inbound and outbound marketing on social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media-related sites as assigned.
6. Procures images for website use and ensures that proper usage rights are obtained.
7. Writes web copy, headlines and captions for SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED and SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED web properties.
8. Implements SEO-related features to SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED and SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED web properties.
9. Ensures that web content is consistent with NRA policies.
10. Travels as assigned.
11. Extended hours required.
12. Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE
Coordinates daily with SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED staff, Digital Operations, other departments within NRA Publications and other NRA divisions. Frequent contact with firearm industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations, agencies and groups.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
College degree in Journalism, English, Communications or Political Science, or equivalent work experience. Minimum two years experience in the production of a magazine’s or newspaper’s website. Knowledge of best practices as they relate web content management. Working knowledge of the shooting and hunting sports and the Second Amendment issue necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Excellent editorial skills mandatory. Ability to write clearly and concisely. Proven writing and editing skills, magazine website design and content. Attention to detail and organization mandatory. Diplomatic skills essential in dealing with editors, authors, advertisers and general public. Strong working knowledge of HTML and popular Content Management Software. Knowledge of social networking sites and the ability to develop Search Engine Marketing (SEM) strategies. Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Ability to work independently, without supervision and under pressure. Ability to meet strict guidelines, take direction and carry several projects through to completion simultaneously. Working knowledge of word processing software and electronic publishing necessary.
 
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Campaign Field Representative
NRA-ILA Campaign Field Representative (CFR)
NRA, the nation's premiere grassroots organization, is seeking Campaign Field Representatives for its 2016 grassroots campaign field activities. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years campaign experience - either professional or high level volunteer - with emphasis on field work and grassroots organization. Activities will include, but not be limited to: volunteer recruitment; voter registration; phone banks; door-to-door; materials distribution; letters to editor; event staffing and organization; social media outreach; and GOTV & Election Day activities. Familiarity with gun-related issues, the NRA, and grassroots experience within the pro-Second Amendment community preferred.

Additionally, candidates:
• Must be willing to dedicate attention to this job on full-time basis, including weekends and evenings;
• Must be willing to relocate, possibly out of state, for duration of term;
• Must be self-starter, able to work independently with little direct oversight, and meet strict deadlines and reporting requirements;
• Must be in harmony with NRA's mission
CFRs will mobilize gun owners for election action and to turn out the pro-gun vote for the 2016 elections. Deployment to commence immediately upon hiring through Election Day in November.

$4500/month; benefits-eligible(http://careers.nra.org/benefits.aspx). Personal expenses, including travel, gas, mileage, lodging, food, and the like, are NOT reimbursed.

States are as follows - AZ, GA, IA, NC, PA, and VA
Please send resume, campaign vitae, salary requirements and references to: Careers@nrahq.org The NRA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (minority/women/disabled). Should you require an accommodation at this, or any stage of the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.
 
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Curriculum Developer
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY:
Design and develop curriculum content, training materials, training modules, teaching aids, and manage all aspects of curriculum development for General Operations programs. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible, within divisional guidelines, for development and evaluation of curriculum relative to programs and initiatives throughout General Operations utilizing adult learning principles to develop all instructional materials.
2. Development of creative and engaging training materials for a specific audience, in a variety of formats and media as well as storyboarding and user guides.
3. Coordinate the review/assessment of current curriculum to ensure that course/program is meeting intended objectives/requirements and develop, within divisional guidelines, a robust quality assurance review process of all existing and new training programs.
4. Develop and maintain research database that may be utilized to develop and review curriculum.
5. Actively involve General Operations staff in evaluating and selecting materials to meet student learning needs. Work collaboratively across divisional areas to manage and coordinate new program/course launches.
6. Manage multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines. Track programs development life cycles to ensure that any problems are addressed, escalated when needed, and resolved quickly.
7. Manage and conduct quality assurance reviews of all online programs with project managers in a timely manner.
8. Establish, within divisional guidelines, a process to review and include feedback from end of course surveys and student evaluations into the quality assurance and course maintenance process. Utilize data obtained to make recommendations for how to improve and edit curricula on an annual basis.
9. Actively pursue opportunities to continue to learn best practices in curriculum writing through research, professional development and other learning opportunities.
10. Coordinate, as directed, with outside vendors and contractors in the development and implementation of courses and instructional materials.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
High visibility with all divisions and staff throughout General Operations, vendors and contractors. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Occasional local and national travel required. Occasional overtime work required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Education required; teaching certification preferred.. Master’s degree in Education or in Curriculum and Instruction preferred. Five years teaching experience, including a minimum of two years in program/curriculum development, required. Advanced degree in Human Resource Development with heavy emphasis on adult learning theory and the design/delivery of coursework may be substituted. Experience leading, coaching or training individuals essential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge and experience developing curriculum and planning lessons required. Comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and instructor-lead learning programs required. Candidates should demonstrate process, management and administrative ability. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated analytical skills required. Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals in small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the organization essential. Requires strong multi-tasking skills, coupled with ability to work well under pressure and respond positively to deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Team player with positive attitude, and dedication to collaboration essential. Proven ability to accomplish multiple tasks within established time lines required. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

 
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Fall Intern - ILA Grassroots
The National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is now accepting applications for our Fall Internship Program. This internship is within the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division for a qualified individual interested in NRA’s legislative and political activities on behalf of the Second Amendment.
An internship with NRA-ILA will provide an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience with various firearm-related issues, grassroots organizing, policy and advocacy work, as well as election-related activities.
Participants in the program work extensively with NRA-ILA staff on member outreach, research, NRA University, and campaign-related projects for NRA-PVF endorsed candidates for office.
Applicants should have an interest in Second Amendment issues, an understanding of NRA-ILA’s mission, strong writing and verbal skills, attention to detail, and possess knowledge of grassroots organizing. Individuals with campaign experience preferred.
Applications for the Fall Internship Program should be submitted by August 5, 2016.
Please send resume and cover letter to careers@nrahq.org.
 
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Field Representative, Area 3 (lower NY, MA, RI, CT, NJ)
The selected finalist must live within the assigned region.

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

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

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

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

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

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

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


Education & Experience
College degree, with post-graduate study a plus; experience lobbying in state legislatures and/or Congress; sound knowledge of NRA and NRA-ILA, its positions and policies; strong organizational, research and written and oral communication skills; extensive experience with firearms and hunting.
 
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Legislative Aide - ILA Federal
SUMMARY
Assists in the execution of Federal legislative policies as conceived and established by the organization and the Director of Federal Affairs.
Essential Responsibilities
• Supports and implements the decisions of the Federal Affairs Director.
• Monitors and tracks issue-related bills, statements and testimony.
• Reviews various congressional, government and trade publications for relevant information.
• Assists the Director and the Liaisons with research and dissemination of information to congressional offices.
• Provides periodic legislative updates and communicates pertinent information to the ILA Division Directors.
• Works closely with the General Counsel’s office in coordinating analyses of legislation.
• Responds to NRA member requests and comments and explains organization positions and legislative activities to interested parties.
• Attends hearings and press conferences.
• Compiles and maintains accurate and up-to-date records and files.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
B.S. or B.A., preferably in political science, government relations or related field. Knowledge of the legislative and political process. Knowledge of NRA issues and policies and firearms/ sportsmen-related issues. Prior political work experience is helpful.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Flexibility and ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage numerous tasks simultaneously. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Computer proficiency with standard desktop applications, email and Internet research.
 
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Media Relations Coordinator
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY
Works with Media Relations Manager in developing and implementing NRA program strategies, with specific emphasis on social media and blog writing, 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. Responsible, within divisional guidelines, for daily management of NRA General Operations' social media presence across all channels in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Work with Media Relations Manager to ensure social media strategy is met in a consistent and timely manner.
3. Work, as directed, with NRA social media managers [staff who manage social media for their respective program areas] and NRA partners to promote NRA General Operations' programs brands.
4. Identify emerging or urgent NRA program topics and prioritize social media posts in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Assist Media Relations Manager in developing and maintaining social media content calendars in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Identify and present new NRABlog and social media campaign ideas to increase engagement in a timely manner.
7. Work with Graphic Design staff to create graphics for NRABlog and social media in a timely manner.
8. Utilize social media applications to schedule posts and analyze data to measure effectiveness and growth in audiences in a timely manner.
9. Write, prepare, edit, schedule and distribute press releases, PSA's and speeches as directed in a timely manner.
10. Monitor media coverage and provide response to media inquiries/requests in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Work, as directed, with Content Marketing Manager to assist in developing content for NRABlog campaigns.
12. Provide, as directed, on-site media support and coverage for NRA General Operations’ programs at events/activities held throughout the country.

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 communications and/or marketing. Previous experience in product promotion through social media outlets required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals essential. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. Working knowledge of social media content management software necessary. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to perform research and analyze data to reach conclusions in order to assist in marketing strategy/ plans required. Capable of performing internet research, as well as ability to post content to websites critical. Expertise in navigating social media sites, blogs and websites essential.

 
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Part Time Range Technician
SUMMARY: Assist in providing technical, maintenance and mechanical assistance on the NRA Range as directed. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. Position will not involve any Range Safety Officer responsibilities and will not handle firearms. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide general assistance to the Range Operations Specialist as directed. 2. Perform routine range maintenance and cleaning as directed in a timely manner. 3. Perform minor electrical work, including light replacements, ballast swaps and LED blubs as directed in a timely manner. 4. Perform “back of range” cleaning, including lead clean-up, brass collection, scrap pick-up, and lead barrel replacement as directed in a timely manner. 5. Maintain and organize appearance of the NRA Range and outlying storage areas as directed in a timely manner. 6. Perform general painting duties as instructed, including NRA Range floor, walls, office area and baffles, etc. 7. Assist with maintenance and minor repairs on all Rail and Carrier systems as directed in a timely manner. 8. Assist with minor repairs and maintenance on Backstop, Auger and HVAC systems as directed in a timely manner. 9. Assist in stocking of sale merchandise as well as office/classroom/lounge maintenance and repairs as directed in a timely manner. 10. Assist, as directed, Manager, Facilities, in duties related to building maintenance in an accurate and timely manner. 11. Communicate, in a timely manner, stock and usage levels for all in-house Range materials for replenishment. 12. Policing/cleaning of local parking garage area as directed in a timely manner. 13. Assist in mailroom pick-up for Range materials as well as ammunition deliveries as directed in a timely manner. 14. Perform other duties as assigned. SCOPE: High visibility with all NRA Divisions, Departments and the general public. Position functions with direct supervision in a fast paced work environment. Position exposes individuals to lead particulars. Position requires the lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs of materials, as well as long periods of standing. Position requires ability to climb ladders and maintain balance. Position requires weekend and evening work hours, as well as availability to work early morning hours. Position will require the use of shovels, brooms, mops, and power tools such as trimmers and leaf blowers. Position will require the use of power tools such as drills and grinders. Duties will require the use of specific HazMat clothing as well as occasional respirator use. Position requires a pre-employment blood lead screening test, as well as quarterly blood lead screening tests. Also requires a pre-employment and annual hearing test. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma required. Previous general maintenance and light mechanical experience required. Previous experience with power tools required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to interface professionally with other staff members and the general public required. Proven ability to perform general “handy man” maintenance and mechanical jobs required. Willingness to perform general cleaning/maintenance tasks essential. Ability to work as a part of a team essential. Ability to perform physical maintenance tasks essential.
 
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Part-time Range Officers
Works at NRA Range at Headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

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

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

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

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

 
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Project Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY:
Provides technical and logistical support to the daily operations of the Industry Partnerships Division whose specific mission is cultivating and securing firearm industry support for General Operations programs and other areas within the National Rifle Association and implementation of fulfillment procedures for NRA’s contractual obligations relative to secured industry support. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Facilitate timely communications, follow-up and service between NRA Divisions, primarily within General Operations, and the Industry Partnerships Division to include adherence to all aspects of signed contracts and sponsorship agreements as directed.
2. Oversee, in an accurate and timely manner, industry product delivery confirmation to NRA program recipients.
3. Maintain established service procedures related to the product contributions, sponsorship agreements and designated General Operations Program/Department in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Facilitate timely follow-ups from industry partner inquiries while assisting to distribute sponsorship terms as directed to affected NRA programs.
5. Respond, in an accurate and timely manner, to product shipment inquiries from vendor partners, prepare financial payments and gather additional information from industry sponsors when necessary in order to facilitate smooth transactions between vendors and program recipients.
5. Maintain procedures related to Industry Partnerships internal/external communications and distribution of all products and support received as directed.
6. Respond, in a timely manner, to inquiries from NRA program recipients relative to delivery of industry support for specific program areas and facilitate delivery of products when necessary.
7. Handle, in an accurate and timely manner, accounts payable/receivable paperwork resultant from the industry sponsorships/agreements.
8. Handle, in an accurate and timely manner, routine travel authorizations, expense reports, purchase requisitions and other required NRA paperwork as directed
. 9. Daily input of data into internal General Operations tracking system in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
High visibility with industry partners, NRA Field Staff, NRA program staff including all General Operations Divisions and Financial Services Division and event recipients. Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Occasional local and national travel and overtime, Monday through Friday and weekends, required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. An understanding of and experience with project development, firearms and the shooting industry required. Experience with general business practices related to inventory, invoicing and accounting desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated leadership skills required. Demonstrated analytical skills required. Detailed oriented and highly organized mind-set essential. Requires strong multi-tasking skills, coupled with ability to work well under pressure and respond positively to deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to accomplish multiple tasks within established time lines required. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff required, as well as ability to interface professionally with firearms industry personnel essential. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs, database and spreadsheets required.
 
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State Liaison - California
**This position will be based at Sacramento, CA Regional Office**
COORDINATES WITH:
Director, Deputy Director, Manager, Legislative Assistant and respective Legislative Aide on a daily basis; ILA Federal, Legal, Grassroots, PR & Communications, and Research Divisions as necessary
DIVISION: ILA
REQUIRED EDUCATION: BA/BS
REQUIRED BACKGROUND: Minimum 2-3 years government affairs experience
REQUIRED SKILLS: Demonstrated organizational, communication, advocacy and coalition-building skills. General knowledge of the Second Amendment and interest in preserving the Constitution of the United States.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct all state legislative and political activities for the Association in an assigned region of states. Track and conduct research and analysis on firearms- and hunting-related bills, coordinate grassroots mobilization efforts on key legislation affecting Association membership, engage directly in legislative lobbying on Second Amendment issues, manage political action committee activities in state-level elections, and develop and execute overall strategy and message development in conjunction with Director and other ILA Divisions in designated region. Must represent the Association to its membership and public officials in a responsible and professional manner.
Establish and maintain strong personal contacts among elected and appointed officials and staff with jurisdiction over issues affecting the Association. Coordinate with state affiliate organizations to advance the Association's legislative agenda and target Association involvement in political races. Work with Legislative Assistant and legislative aide to draft legislative and political communications to membership and public officials as needed. Submit weekly reports on legislative and political matters in assigned states to the Director and communicate with NRA Board of Director Members on said matters as necessary.
Extensive travel may be required during state legislative sessions.
 
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Tradeshow Operations Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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