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Administrative Assistant, NRA Museum
SUMMARY:
Provide administrative and program support to Museum Director and the Museum Departments to ensure efficient daily operations. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for handling and monitoring, within divisional guidelines, all accounting and budgetary functions for the Division, including but not limited to:
• Payroll accounting, including submission of divisional time cards, compensatory time sheets, sick leave and vacation time record keeping in an accurate and timely manner
• Perform duties of Budget Coordinator for the Division to include budget preparation, tracking and management in an accurate and timely manner
• Process all Purchase Requisition requests and subsequent orders in an accurate and timely manner
• Process all bills and invoices in an accurate and timely manner. Develop tracking system for bills and invoices
• Process revenue from outside entities, such as donations to the museum and/or NRA Foundation on the Museum’s behalf, in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Responsible for communication efforts both externally and internally, including but not limited to:
• Handle incoming and outgoing phone calls, mail and E-mail in an accurate and timely manner
• Document preparation, proof-reading and editing in an accurate and timely manner
• Develop excellent working knowledge of functions and personnel contacts for all NRA Divisions and Departments, and establish good and appropriate working relationships
• Develop and maintain an E-mail list of contacts and addresses in an accurate and timely manner
3. Handle all arrangements for staff travel in an accurate and timely manner to include processing of Travel Authorizations, making airline, hotel and rental car reservations and preparation and submission of subsequent Expense Reports.
5. Know NRA and National Firearms museum internal procedures and policies and assist and advise Director and staff on compliance requirements.
6. Generate shipping labels for traveling displays and other off-site events in an accurate and timely manner. This includes tracking of shipments and follow-up on return of shipped materials.
7. Learn and maintain skills necessary for backing-up other staff in the event of their unavailability.
8. Schedule all tour requests and schedule the appropriate staff to conduct tours in an accurate and timely manner. Place all scheduled tours on the shared museum calendar. Keep track of all tour information for the EVP report.
9. Monitor, maintain and order office supplies in a timely manner. Handle other approved purchases as required and within divisional guidelines.
10 Provide overall support and promote the philosophy, goals, policies and mission of the NRA, General Operations and the National Firearms Museum. Understand and protect the educational mission of the National Firearms Museum and The NRA Foundation and conduct all activities with the understanding of the requirements of The NRA Foundation’s 501(c)3 status.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.
SCOPE
High visibility with general public, NRA members, NRA committees, divisional and departmental staff, volunteers, interns, outside public and private agencies and other professional museum organizations and their staff. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Infrequent local and national travel required. Infrequent weekend work required. Position requires the lifting and carrying of a maximum of 30 lbs. of materials.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.A. degree and at least 2 years administrative experience preferred. Experience in firearms history helpful. Previous museum experience desired. Previous educational background or with youth groups desired. Website maintenance experience desirable.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABIILTIES:
Excellent oral and written communications skills, including grammar, editing and proofreading required. Good interpersonal skills essential. Proven ability to perform financial duties required, budget management experience preferred. Ability to quickly grasp administrative systems required. Demonstrated ability to present a positive, personable and professional presence during interactions with the public and colleagues essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other common computer applications required. Ability to operate and maintain office equipment required. Proven Internet fluency required. Legally able to handle or possess modern firearms required. Interest in and knowledge of firearms and history essential.
 
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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, American Hunter
SUMMARY
Provides editorial support essential to producing AMERICAN HUNTER magazine (print and digital editions) and americanhunter.org in an accurate and punctual manner according to established standards and policies.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Handles editorial preparation and production of weekly and/or monthly content as assigned, including reviewing manuscripts, copy-editing, assembling photo packages, writing captions and headlines and proofreading.
2. Proofreads assigned copy during various stages of editorial production; makes editorial corrections on Apple workstation.
3. Researches and fact-checks manuscripts.
4. Produces certain staff-generated content, as assigned.
5. Writes photo captions for feature articles and departments when required.
6. Writes articles for departments and feature articles as assigned. Produces photographs on assignment when required.
7. Coordinates with design staff in accomplishing daily work requirements and meeting monthly and weekly production deadlines.
8. Tests and reviews firearms, ammunition and hunting equipment.
9. Corresponds by mail and telephone with NRA members, writers, hunting and firearm companies, and members of the wildlife management community.
10. Interfaces frequently with other NRA divisions, as required.
11. Proofreads editorial material for other NRA Publications projects as required by staffing circumstances.
12. Travels as assigned.
13. Extended hours required.
14. Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE
Coordinates with Editorial and Design staffs, and with Contributing Editors and Photographers of AMERICAN HUNTER. Also coordinates with Photography staff and other NRA divisions. Frequent contact with government agencies, conservation organizations, hunting and firearm companies, and NRA members.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Journalism or Communications. One to two years experience on a newspaper or magazine editorial staff preferred, but exceptional recent college graduate acceptable. Must have considerable experience in the outdoors and as a hunter with a broad interest in firearms, wildlife and conservation issues.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
In-depth knowledge of grammar and punctuation rules. Potential to learn to edit and proofread effectively. Ability to write clearly and concisely; organize and prioritize; work under pressure and meet deadlines; and carry several projects through to completion simultaneously. Knowledge of basic photography necessary. Experience with electronic publishing a must. Familiarity with online publishing tools a plus.
 
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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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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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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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Junior-level Graphic Designer
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY
Entry level position providing daily graphic support, both digital and print campaigns, for programs within General Operations. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Work with Production and Design Manager to provide graphic assets for NRA General Operations’ programs including graphics for digital and print campaigns in a timely manner.
2. Identify opportunities to create original concept print, web and social graphics promoting NRA General Operations’ programs.
3. Work with Production and Design Manager to support Marketing Communications team in providing web graphic support in a timely manner.
4. Work with Production and Design Manager and NRA General Operations’ divisional staff to ensure produced graphics meet standards and established brand strategies in a timely manner.
5. Work with Production and Design Manager to assist in maintaining NRA General Operations’ art files, including logos and stock are, in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Assist, as directed, in graphic development of projects within NRA’s Learning Management System in a timely manner.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. Some graphic design experience preferred, either in prior employment or through school work.
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. Proven knowledge and experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and Mac platform required. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential.

 
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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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Membership Specialist
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters.

Provides vital initial contact with NRA Members via telephone, E-mail and correspondence, assists the Members with Membership or NRA-activity questions and performs adjustments to member accounts as necessary.

Coordinates with Membership departments and all other NRA divisions. Candidate must have a professional attitude and must demonstrate patience and tact when dealing with Members of all personalities and backgrounds. Must be able to effectively handle heavy workloads and to perform general office tasks such as filing, typing, collating, etc.

B.A./B.S in Communications Marketing, Political Science, or related field preferred. May be waived with two to three years professional experience. Knowledge, awareness and support of the NRA and its position in the regard to the Second Amendment and firearm related issues; experience with PC and mainframe systems with knowledge of WordPerfect and Windows; possess strong listening, writing and reading comprehension skills, a pleasant phone manner and a clear, comprehensive speaking voice with a strong command of the English language; ability to make educated judgment calls; punctuality and excellent attendance are essential.
 
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Part-time Range 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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