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A/P Staff Accountant
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: Review, verify, and process invoices, check requests, expense reports and travel advances. Verify such expenditures for 1099 compliance, multi-state sales and use tax compliance, proper approval and coding.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Process invoices and check requests into A/P system.
• Review invoices and check requests for applicability of use tax to ensure proper assessment of multi-state sales and use tax regulations.
• Review invoices and check requests for verification of authorization and coding.
• Review invoices and check requests to ensure compliance with 1099 reporting requirements.
• Ensure invoices and check requests are not processed without a valid Form W9-Request for Taxpayer Identification number on file, when applicable.
• Work with internal and external customers to obtain needed Form W9-Request for Taxpayer Identification number.
• Provide back up of maintenance of vendor and other specific files.
• Provide back up of FSD mail distribution and the distribution of vendor invoices for approval.
• Retrieve documents for month-end reporting and for other purposes, as required, including copying source documents on a regular basis.
• Provide prompt response to all vendor, staff or department inquiries.
• Process and reconcile monthly American Express travel card activity.
• Other responsibilities or special projects as assigned.

SCOPE: Communicates with Financial Services Division and other NRA staff, management, and outside customers.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
o Associate's degree at a minimum.
o Minimum 1-2 years experience in processing accounts payable or accounting degree, if no experience.
o Solid experience working within an automated accounting system, a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Effectively accomplish tasks with minimal supervision. Solid pc skills and good oral and written communications are required. Interpersonal skills, as well as being a quick learner, are a plus. Ability to perform data entry and inquiry functions in a data processing environment. Strong self-review skills, focused on accuracy, effectiveness, efficiency and detail.

Typing, filing, Word, Excel, a 10 Key Calculator, Microsoft Dynamics SL 8.1 or other financial package software experience preferred but not required.

 
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Administrative Assistant, Competitive Shooting
SUMMARY:

Works to maintain and coordinate a smooth flow of work between the Competitive Shooting Division, other NRA divisions and Executive Offices, as well as assist in the daily administration and management of NRA Rule Books Section 13. Maintain and coordinate all division inventories with eGroup and SureShip warehouses. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Draft and prepare correspondence for the Director's signature, as well as own signature.
2. Maintain established filing procedures and policies for the Division and creates and maintains record-keeping procedures of the Director's activities in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Maintain Division forms, procedures and manuals in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Perform Division personnel duties, including record-keeping, electronic time cards and the Division leave calendar in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Coordinates Division information requests for Executive staff and others as required.
6. 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.
7. Coordinates equipment and maintenance problems within the Division in a timely manner and follows-though to active solution of problem.
8. Monitor the Division's budget within NRA guidelines and distribute budget sheets to managers in a timely manner.
9. Receive, review, and respond to or redirects members' inquires, and coordinates technical aspects or responses with appropriate staff in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Review, edit, and format program promotional materials for in-house NRA publications. Coordinates development of all program promotional materials with the Marketing/Media Relations Division. As directed, writes other promotional materials for publication.
11. Prepare Division statistical reports for the Director for inclusion in the Annual Report and other NRA Board of Director Reports in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain historical statistical files in an accurate manner. Provide Director with various display options, as directed. Analyze current statistical data with historical input to determine trends, as directed.
12. Initiate and track travel requirements and arrangements for senior division staff, as directed, in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain Travel Authorizations and itineraries for division staff that travels.
13. Establish and maintain files, within divisional guidelines, for the NRA Protest Committee and issues initial temporary waivers as necessary. Update and maintain physically disabled data and forms for program and Committee use, in an accurate and timely manner. Independently prepare responses, within divisional guidelines, to petitioners to the Protest Committee, and select and prepare materials and agenda items for the Protest Committee meetings. Prepare and distribute Protest Committee decisions to petitioners, including follow-up letters, temporary waivers, and permanent waivers as determined by NRA Protest Committee decisions in an accurate and timely manner.
14. Assist, as directed, with the preparation for the NRA Competition Rules & Programs Committee, as well as any other committees for which the Director is responsible.
15. Perform duties as tournament staff as assigned at Camp Perry during the conduct of the National Matches. Provide general management of the NRA Store at Camp Perry annually, to include, but not be limited to: ordering merchandise, inventory and display preparation, organization, set-up and break down of the store, and inventory tracking throughout the 5-week store operation period. Maintain collective store data in an accurate and timely manner. Coordinate with and supervises other staff to assist with store management at Camp Perry. Select, train, and supervise, within divisional guidelines, staff for the NRA Store.
16. Maintain Division archives, which includes maintaining the archive database, binding, categorizing, stocking and general library organization and maintenance in an accurate and timely manner.
17. Overall organization and inventory control of storage rooms as directed.
18. Responsible for new employee division orientation, within divisional guidelines, and maintaining emergency contact information.
19. Monitors royalties from target licenses in an accurate and timely manner.
20. Working with Division staff, coordinate and maintain all Division inventory with eGroup and SureShip warehouses and check weekly reports for accuracy.
21. Administer, within divisional guidelines, the NRA Club Champion program.
SCOPE:

High visibility with the Competitive Shooting Division, direct coordination with other NRA divisions and the Civilian Marksmanship Program. Occasional local and national travel required. Position functions within a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision. Occasional weekend work required. Position requires the lifting and carrying of 25 lbs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
College degree preferred. At least four years administrative experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the shooting sports, both conventional and international, is highly desirable. Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of various applications, such as MS Office, Access, Adobe Acrobat Pro and others, and must be willing and able to learn new applications as required. Possesses initiative, independent problem solving skills and ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills required, including the ability to draft technical correspondence and reports. Demonstrates ability to effectively interface with both staff and membership with discretion, and when appropriate, with confidentiality. Proven ability to work independently or as a member of the team required. Proven ability to supervise and motivate volunteers required. Demonstrated ability to understand and monitor complex budgets essential. Excellent organizational skills required.
 
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Administrative Assistant-Field Operations
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: Lead administrative staff member who serves as assistant to Directors in addition to managing details related to budgetary compliance, Field Staff orientation, payroll issues and coordination of other administrative duties as needed. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides administrative support to Directors as follows: produces error-free correspondence, schedules appointments and prepares a variety of reports as required. Reviews correspondence forwarded to Directors by managers for adherence to style guidelines and proper spelling and grammar.
2. Ensures financial stability of Administration cost center. Ensures all purchases are within budgetary parameters, that invoices are processed and sent to Financial Services within four days of receipt and keeps a record of all purchases for reconciliation purposes in an accurate and timely manner.
3. Serve as liaison for all Field Staff and help desk requests to ensure check-in and check-out of laptops and other equipment is accurately recorded and completed in a timely manner to meet set guidelines.
4. Ensure mailing for Field Staff is accurately complied and mailed to meet set guidelines.
5. Assist Special Projects Manager with coordinating all transportation of Field Staff and organizing presentations and handouts prior to meetings. Create training folders for all staff in attendance. Order and prepare year-end awards for division banquet.
6. Plans, within set guidelines, Spring meeting held between Managers, Regional Directors and Directors. With Directors' approval, negotiates with vendors for all planning meetings, keeping budgetary constraints and training needs in mind. Arrange all meals, transportation, and lodging logistics for attending staff and division guests.
7. Schedules, within set guidelines, all conference calls on the division conference call line for headquarters personnel and Field Staff.
8. Schedules temporary assistance to accomplish division tasks and special projects outside of the scope of normal staff workloads as directed.
9. Reviews over 65 monthly expense reports submitted by division staff for accuracy and for conformance with NRA and Division policies in a timely manner. Compiles, in an accurate manner, monthly reports to reflect outstanding reimbursements to NRA and The NRA Foundation. Forwards all reports for proper and timely processing.
10. Assists Directors with hiring of division staff as directed. This includes assisting all staff with interview arrangements, processing of employment applications, preparing paperwork for hiring recommendations and other issues as requested in an accurate and timely manner. Oversees all paperwork, email, phone and computer setup, business cards and other necessary items as needed upon hiring in an accurate and timely manner.
11. Serves as headquarters timekeeper, evaluates bi-weekly staff time cards for accuracy and completeness. Responsible for maintaining all division records for staff leave requests and unscheduled leave as it occurs in an accurate and timely manner. Ensures that requested leave is not in excess of accrued leave. Produces and distributes monthly calendar with staff leave schedules, meetings and other important information in an accurate and timely manner.
12. In cases of employee termination, coordinate the completion of all required employee paperwork, cut-off of computers, phones, credit cards, system access and other necessary items as directed.
13. Serves as main point of contact for the division related to field staff, volunteers, visitors and other NRA staff. Provides support and assistance to others as needed to ensure goals are accomplished.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA Field Staff, divisional staff and all other divisions, on an as needed basis, within NRA. Visibility with outside vendors relative to planning and executing off-site meetings for NRA Headquarters staff and Field Staff. Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with varied priorities and responsibilities and minimal direct supervision. Weekend work and national travel is occasionally required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College Degree or 5 years of prior experience in an administrative capacity required. At least 2 years of experience with meeting planning required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner required. Proven ability to handle varying work situations in diplomatic manner essential. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects within set deadlines while producing quality work product essential. Proven ability to exercise appropriate initiative, coupled with mature decision-making skills essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of the team essential. Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with all levels of staff and outside vendors required. Understanding and management of budget issues critical. Demonstrated organizational and follow-up skills required. Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required. Ability to learn new software packages essential. This position is subject to a pre-employment credit/criminal background check.
 
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Administrative Assistant/ILA State & Local
Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual will perform administrative duties in support of Director and Deputy Director.
Prepare accurate and correct correspondence, make travel arrangements, prepare and review expense reporting, route and prioritize of incoming electronic and physical correspondence.
Individual will be responsible for the development and maintenance of office procedures which enhance the productivity and efficiency of divisional administrative duties.
Train other division staff in such procedures.
Individual will also handle division administrative support functions including: computer routing and data processing request forms, maintenance of office supply levels, purchase requisitions, and subscription requests.

Administrative Assistant will develop and maintain division’s historical files. Individual will monitor division expenses for division Director and assist with budget submissions and track expenses on a state-by-state basis. Individual will also be responsible for generating assigned correspondence and drafting correspondence at the direction of the Director and Deputy Director. Coordinate administrative support for regional office in California, ensuring that mail and information is received and disseminated in a timely manner and facilitating headquarters response to regional office requests.

Heavy phone contact involved and individual must be able to handle requests from field when Director is traveling. Individual will coordinate hotel rooms, meal functions and travel relating to participants and State and Local Affairs division Conferences. Individual must also coordinate with other divisions of the NRA and represent Director to other divisions on a frequent basis. Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills: Must possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. MS Office (Word and Excel) proficiency required. Strong organizational, grammar, and editing skills a must, as is a professional phone manner. Knowledge of efficient office procedures essential.

Required Education & Background: High School education required. Some college in related fields helpful. Minimum 1-3 years of administrative experience. Individual must be a self starter and be able to organize self and others, and be able to use independent judgment to set priorities in a fast paced office environment. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the NRA is essential.
 
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Digital Media Manager
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: The Digital Media Manager will manage and implement the digital media strategy for NRA-ILA. Support for the mission and positions of the NRA and NRA/ILA is essential.

Responsibilities
1. Manage and coordinate the daily content management for all NRA-ILA and NRA-PVF social media platforms. Work with various team members to ensure timely and relevant postings that are proofread, approved for publishing without error.
2. Develop, manage and coordinate social media campaigns, publishing calendars and schedules, and write content as needed.
3. Represent and be an advocate for the organization in social media channels. Speaking when appropriate in a relevant, non-confrontational manner through engaging dialogues and answers.
4. Ensure flawless execution of all deliverables.
5. Coordinate social media strategy and execution with outside vendors.
6. Manage goals and roadmaps for success in the 2018 election cycle (including defining “success”).
7. Coordinating social media deliverables and action items across departments within NRA-ILA.
8. Overseeing internal social media strategy, including both organic and paid content.
9. Managing digital rapid response and social media strategy, while advising online communication efforts.

Skills and Experience
1. Team player with the knowledge and confidence to lead, manage and mentor individuals and other departments of the organization.
2. In-depth knowledge and understanding of online, interactive, and social media strategies, channels and tactical implementation with the ability to maintain and proactively seek out the latest trends to keep the organization up-to-date.
3. Good understanding of social media and the ability to quickly learn and adapt those systems to benefit the organization.
4. Ability to clearly communicate and articulate ideas, strategies, and concepts both verbally and in writing.
5. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced political environment while meeting budgets and deadlines every time.
6. Knowledge and understanding of HTML, Photoshop, a plus.
7. Passion for and understanding of how to manage social media channels to learn what motivates people to engage with the organization and become passionate brand evangelists.
8. Proven ability to manage social media channels.
9. Ability to quickly scale up to meet the needs of a faced pace environment while managing deadlines in a shifting environment with competing priorities.
10. Ability to become a brand ambassador for the organization and passionately seek out new communication channels.

Preferred Skills:
- Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
- Photography/Video Production
- Print and digital support materials, email campaigns, videos and basic HTML knowledge for websites
- Knowledge of buying and running basic social media advertisement campaigns a plus but not required
- Strong attention to detail

 
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Field Representative, Area 3 (NJ,LNY,CT,RI & MA)
LOCATION: Must live within 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. Position requires frequent lifting and carrying of materials and product up to 40 pounds.

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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Finance Manager
SUMMARY:
Manages the general accounting and financial reporting operations of the NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Ensures the timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements and related analytical review. Manages the month-end close processes, including oversight of calendar deadlines, review of all prepared journal entries and reconciliations, preparation/review of financial statement fluctuation analysis comparing actual results to prior year and budget expectations, and resolution of any unexpected results.
2. Ensures processes are developed and maintained to support accurate and timely reporting of Friends of NRA fundraising financial results and inventory balances. Oversees Assistant Accounting Manager in responsibilities related to Friends of NRA financial activity and proper recording in the NRA Foundation’s financial accounting system.
3. Ensures process are developed and maintained to support accurate and timely processing of the NRA Foundation’s and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund’s accounts payable functions, including verifying the proper preparation and authorization of check requests, possession of Form W-9s, and proper account coding. Reviews and verifies all disbursements in conjunction with cash availability reports and projections.
4. Manages incorporation of intercompany transactions with NRA and/or its affiliates in the NRA Foundation’s and/or NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund’s financial reporting. Guides staff in researching and resolving any discrepancies as necessary.
5. Manages and reviews preparation and submission of all Foundation sales and use tax filings, and related license applications and renewals.
6. Supervises, trains and evaluates accounting staff in the accurate, timely completion of routine daily/monthly responsibilities. Prepares employee performance reviews in accordance with Human Resources policy.
7. Prepares and/or oversees preparation of quarterly and other periodic financial report packages for timely distribution to the NRA Foundation’s and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund’s Board of Trustees, as requested by management.
8. Responsible for preparation of year-end financial statements, notes and work-papers for annual audits with the external auditors. Coordinates auditor requests with appropriate level of accounting staff and with other NRA department personnel as needed. Assists in preparation of annual reports.
9. Assists in the preparation of the Foundation Form 990 and associated state filings.
10. Oversees preparation of Foundation W-2G, 1099, 1096 and 945 filings.
11. Assists with Foundation record retention processes and ensures adherence to established procedures.
12. Stays current with not-for-profit accounting and disclosure issues. Maintains policies and procedures manuals.
13. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
SCOPE:
Extensive interaction with NRA Foundation, NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund and key NRA personnel, as well as members of the financial community. High work volume is deadline sensitive. Strong time management skills are necessary. Occasional travel required. Position requires overtime at peak times, as necessary to meet established deadlines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.S. in accounting and a minimum of eight years accounting experience, including a minimum of three years in nonprofit accounting management and/or supervising nonprofit engagements. CPA preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of accounting procedures and principles. Excellent oral and written communication and organization skills required. Fully skilled in use of personal computers, spreadsheet software, and financial accounting systems. Microsoft Dynamics SL experience beneficial, but not required.
 
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Fiscal Assistant
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: Provide administrative support to Fiscal Officer, as well as provide support for ILA fiscal division.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Receives, opens and distributes mail; faxing and copying as required
2. Prepares daily deposits of ILA & PVF contributions and maintains batch log books
3. Contributor credit card processing
4. Prepares special Thank-You letters for High Donor contributions and In-Memory contributions
5. Prepares rejected items to be mailed to contributors for corrections
6. Prepare letters for PVF corporate business check returns Assist in keying in-house batches to ILA contributor system Assists with premium fulfillment
7. Prepare check requests for transfers to membership and other departments
8. Prepares memos for contributor mailings to outside processing center
9. Supports ILA Grassroots Division/Membership with contributor information when needed

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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Grassroots Spring Intern
NRA-ILA Grassroots interns work with full-time staff to advance NRA-ILA’s legislative agenda through our grassroots efforts. Interns will be assigned a long-term project based on intern interests and team needs to complete during their internship. Along with their assigned project, intern duties include:

• Manage logistic and administrative needs of HQ and field coordinators through established shipping and tracking methods
• Manage grassroots inventory
• Attend and coordinate local events including gun shows, NRA University, and fairs.
• Improve and add to Frontlines database and respond to Frontlines member inquiries
• Assist with NRA-PVF campaign activities during the election cycle, including organizing volunteers and voter contact
• Attend and observe speaking events
• Complete NRA-ILA issues training to gain intimate understanding of the Second Amendment and today’s gun-control debate 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 basic knowledge of grassroots organizing. Individuals with campaign experience preferred.

Applications for the Spring Internship Program should be submitted by December 1st. Please send your Cover Letter & Resume via email (careers@nrahq.org) or Fax (703-267-3938)
 
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Legislative Aide
SUMMARY

Assists in the execution of State & Local legislative policies as conceived and established by the organization.

Essential Responsibilities
• Stay informed about all current issues within assigned states, being updated on all states to be able to effectively respond to almost any question regarding legislation (in the absence of the Liaison), and provide detailed communication with the liaison during each day of travel to relay necessary information in a timely manner.
• Preparation of correspondence, routing of office mail and legislative reporting service reports and filing. Also, you will create, update and maintain lists (legislative rosters, candidate lists, activist lists) and assist in the periodic mailings to these groups.
• Assists the State Liaisons with research and dissemination of information.
• Responds to NRA member requests and comments and explains organization positions and legislative activities to interested parties.
• Compiles and maintains accurate and up-to-date records and files.
• Telephone responsibilities include responding to legislative inquiries from NRA members and the public, as well as legislators and elected officials in the absence of the Liaison.
• Responsible for producing error-free legislative alerts and political endorsement letters, as well as assisting liaisons with local election involvement and provide back up to the Director, State Liaisons, and the Division as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
College coursework and/or degree in Political Science or related field; related work experience may be substituted. Administrative training also helpful. Minimum background of 1-2 years solid work experience and demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member. Follow-through on tasks essential. The ability to accurately type 60 wpm, good grammar, punctuation and editing skills are a must, as is attention to detail. Legislative and/or political knowledge helpful. Commitment to the NRA mission is required.
 
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Manager, Event & Budget Analysis
SUMMARY
Responsible for oversight and coordination of timely collection, maintenance and dissemination of Friends of NRA event data. Work closely with Field Staff and NRA Foundation Finance to ensure accuracy of event transaction details and adherence to internal policy and procedures. Responsible for preparations and monitoring of annual Field Operations Division budget. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Develop, implement and track policies and procedures to ensure committee volunteers and Field Representatives secure and forward Friends of NRA funds and event details in a timely manner. Inform Director of Volunteer Fundraising of any issues relating to events.
2. Generate event reports and analysis for the Friends of NRA program as necessary, including special events, merchandise and year end reports in an accurate and timely manner. Track regional and national performance of Friends of NRA events and communicate results to staff on a weekly basis or as requested.
3. Manage and oversee responsibilities of financial and data entry staff, ensuring staff accurately complete job responsibilities and additional tasks within division guidelines. Provide proper training and leadership to coordinators, revising job descriptions when necessary.
4. Function as Field Operations budget coordinator for the division. Review all cost center accounts for adherence to established budgets, notifying Director of Volunteer Fundraising and other pertinent employees of issues in a timely manner.
5. Monitor, research and maintain a complete list of current and delinquent Friends of NRA committee bank accounts to ensure financial policies are followed in creation and termination of accounts and returned funds are reported properly to the NRA Foundation Finance. Work with local bank branches to ensure timely resolution of committee bank account concerns.
6. Develop and maintain training materials and tools for new staff including but not limited to, event policies and procedures, Event Tracker, point of sale equipment and NRA Foundation requirements.
7. Work with other Friends of NRA managers to ensure the Friends of NRA database performance and reporting standards stay in line with growth goals by assisting with analysis of overall system suggesting alterations and adjustments as needed.
8. Assist NRA Foundation Finance with the internal transfer of income and expenses from Friends of NRA events to The NRA Foundation and vice versa in an accurate and timely manner. Generate spreadsheets to properly assist in transfer income/expenses to appropriate cost centers and accounts each month.
9. Work with Information Technology department in securing, maintaining and troubleshooting point of sale equipment for all Field Staff and NRA Foundation national events.
10. Work closely with the Special Events Manager in preparation and execution of accounting and financial procedures at National Foundation Annual Meeting and Great American Outdoor Show events to ensure adherence to proper procedures.
11. Work closely with Merchandise Manager to develop cost and accounting profile for all available merchandise and firearms for the Friends of NRA program and Event Tracker site.

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required. Budgeting, administrative experience, basic bookkeeping and relevant computer skills necessary. Previous supervisory experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong analytical skills combined with excellent oral and written communications required. Self-starter, motivated with ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative. Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize many projects during peak periods essential. Proven leadership and supervisory skills in a diverse staff environment essential. Experience with credit card providers and services required. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel required. Database and visual basic knowledge preferred.
 
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Managing Editor, Digital
SUMMARY Provides editorial and search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing (SEM) support essential to the content of AMERICAN HUNTER web properties in an accurate and punctual manner, ensuring that all work satisfies established quality standards and policies and meets production deadlines. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates with Editor in Chief in the selection of editorial material for AMERICAN HUNTER 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 Web Operations Department on the design and placement of editorial, photographic and video content. 4. Procures images for website use and ensures that proper usage rights are obtained. 5. Writes web copy, headlines and captions. 6. Proofreads and edits web properties during all stages of production. 7. Monitors and moderates visitor posts and contributions. 8. Responsible for day-to-day monitoring of search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine management (SEM) for AMERICAN HUNTER web properties. 9. Implements SEO-related features, including keywords, metadata, article descriptions and related tags. 10. Provides inbound and outbound marketing on social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media-related sites. 11. Researches and identifies one-way linking possibilities for web content. 12. Performs keyword research, and identifies areas for potential success and opportunity. 13. Develops and implements SEM strategies and reports on results weekly. 14. Ensures that web content is consistent with NRA policies. 15. Travels as assigned. 16. Extended hours required. 17. Other duties as assigned. SCOPE Coordinates daily with AMERICAN HUNTER staff; also coordinates with Web Operations staff, 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 or Communications. Minimum three years experience in the production of a magazine or newspaper website. Knowledge of best practices as they relate to SEO/SEM. Knowledge of the shooting and hunting sports and the Second Amendment issue necessary. Must be an experienced and passionate hunter. 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 implement current SEO/SEM practices as they relate to AMERICAN HUNTER web properties. Ability to work independently, without supervision and under pressure. Ability to meet strict guidelines, take direction and carry several projects through to completion simultaneously. Knowledge and experience with word processing software and electronic publishing necessary.
 
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Media Affairs Specialist
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: Provides administrative support to ILA-Public Affairs staff, oversees ILA surrogate program, and interacts with the media and assists in the creation and editing of public affairs materials.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides administrative support to ILA-Public Affairs staff, which included but is not limited to :
a. Answers ILA-PA media telephone line. Accurately records caller information, nature of request/inquiry, and relays messages to appropriate staff for follow-up. Performs same for email contacts/inquiries. Responds to calls and emails in accordance with established Division/department guidelines and processes.
b. Responsible for creation and maintenance of media lists.
c. Responsible for distribution of press releases.
d. Assist in creation, editing of all ILA-PA materials.
e. Compile information for quarterly Board of Directors report and prepares/compiles weekly ILA-Public Affairs report.
f. Maintains adequate inventory of office supplies; orders same as needed to ensure needed supplies are on-hand.
2. Oversees the surrogate program in coordination with State and Local Affairs and Grassroots Affairs.
3. Ability to write and edit press releases, media advisories, op-eds and letters to the editor.
4. Perform general press assistant duties in support of media liaisons social media liaisons.
5. Interact with reporters.
6. Keep calendars of dates important to ILA-Public Affairs.

SCOPE: Coordinates directly with other ILA divisions and other Public Affairs staff. Coordinates directly with the public, NRA members/volunteers, NRA staff, national, local and international broadcast and print journalists. Position functions within a fast paced work environment and occasionally requires extra hours.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree is desirable. At least two years administrative experience preferred; however, education can be substituted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required, including the ability to accurately record and relay information promptly. Demonstrates ability to interface effectively with both staff and callers with discretion and courtesy in accordance with Division guidelines. MSOffice proficiency; adept at communicating via social media and a strong attention to detail are required.
 
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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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NRA Advancement Officer, Northeast Region
LOCATION: Must live within territory (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, West Virginia)

SUMMARY: Build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned region for the benefit of the National Rifle Association. Develop strategies and execute plans to successfully identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major and planned gifts from individuals and their associated corporations and family foundations. Participate as a member of the Advancement team to build the Advancement program according to individual talents and skills as needed by the NRA.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned multi-state region of the United States for the benefit of the National Rifle Association.
2. Manage a portfolio of up to 250 prospects and/or donors to include the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts reflecting the needs of the NRA and the interests of the individual donor. Manage prospect movement by developing and maintaining a list of prospects (to be cultivated and solicited during the year), and list of prospects to make a "significant move" on within 30 days.
3. Identify major and planned gift prospects through NRA programs and contacts. Provide initial and ongoing rating and analysis of each prospect’s ability to give and their areas of interest in the NRA.
4. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning, develop and implement cultivation strategies for major and planned gift prospects and/or donors, utilizing correspondence, NRA programs, personal contact, events, materials, other members of the NRA Advancement/management team, and the elements of moves management.
5. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning, develop and implement effective strategies to personally solicit major and planned gifts from assigned prospects and/or donors utilizing as needed other members of the Advancement Office and/or the NRA management team.
6. Established dollar goals, number of contacts, proposal submissions, and quality of work criteria are formulated annually established at beginning of each year.
7. Make a monthly minimum of 12 face-to-face meetings and 15 moves on assigned prospects and raise gifts equal to or greater than an agreed upon annual goal to be established by the Advancement Officer, the Senior Director, Gift Planning, and the Executive Director of Advancement. Enter all interactions in RE before the end of each month.
8. Coordinate planned giving efforts within the assigned region with members of the Planned Giving staff, and volunteers to include the NRA Planned Giving Advisory Board, the NRA Estate Planning Professionals Network, and NRA Heritage Society Ambassadors, taking and referring prospects that are motivated to become members of the Heritage Society. Support donor cultivation efforts of current and potential members of the Heritage Society. These efforts could include Heritage Society functions, donor shoots, planned giving seminars, NRA Foundation events, and other opportunities to promote awareness of planned giving opportunities and benefits.
9. Work with the Advancement Events Manager to develop the strategies, purposes and messages for Advancement events in the assigned region. Included herein would be Ring of Freedom Events.
10. As needed and able, recruit and manage volunteers to support Advancement objectives within assigned territory, including but not limited to, Ring of Freedom local events.
11. Work with the NRA Field Representatives within the territory to:
• Participate in Friends of the NRA events, as requested and as beneficial to the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and planned gift prospects.
• Assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of Endowment Coordinators within the Advancement Officer’s territory.
• Provide leads on people to organize and attend Friends of the NRA events.
• Communicate regularly to build cooperation, trust, and successful fundraising.
• Assist the Endowment Coordinator with duties and responsibilities outlined in the State Fund Committee Manual.
12. Prepare and submit, in a timely manner, correspondence with prospects and donors, and all reports to include call reports, projected travel itineraries, Weekly Activity Reports, time cards, monthly expense reports, and other reports as requested, properly utilizing the services of an Administrative Assistant to minimize the Advancement Officer’s administrative duties.
13. Develop and adhere to an approved annual budget to provide funding for the efficient accomplishment of assigned tasks.
14. Participate in a bi-monthly conference call held among all Advancement Officers to share the month’s celebrations, concerns, and concentrations for the next week.
15. Must live in the Northeast (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, West Virginia)
16. Adhere to the Communications Review Policy as established and adopted in order to ensure the consistency of message, accuracy of information and the appropriate use of text, graphics and logos.
17. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning and Director of Advancement Communications, directs the development of all Strategic Giving fundraising materials and the writing of proposals for all major and planned gift solicitations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Required:
• A passion for the mission of the NRA.
• Personal and professional integrity.
• Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent professional experience.
• Five years successful experience in individual major/planned gift fundraising or five years successful experience with the NRA.
• Ability to build personal long-term relationships with major/planned gift prospects and donors.
• Willingness to learn the most sophisticated major and planned gift fundraising techniques and strategies.
• Experience with successful one-on-one cultivation and solicitation of prospects for gifts of $5,000 or similar experience.
• Successful experience in managing and tracking multiple projects/prospects.
• Motivated, self-starter.

Preferred:
• Knowledge and experience in managing budgets.
• Knowledge of non-profit rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of current trends in charitable giving, particularly in the areas of major gifts and planned giving.
• Experience working successfully with Board members and/or key volunteers.

 
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NRA Advancement Officer, Northwestern Region
LOCATION: Must live within territory (Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana)

SUMMARY: Build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned region for the benefit of the National Rifle Association. Develop strategies and execute plans to successfully identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major and planned gifts from individuals and their associated corporations and family foundations. Participate as a member of the Advancement team to build the Advancement program according to individual talents and skills as needed by the NRA.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Build positive relationships with major and planned gift prospects and donors in an assigned multi-state region of the United States for the benefit of the National Rifle Association.
2. Manage a portfolio of up to 250 prospects and/or donors to include the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and planned gifts reflecting the needs of the NRA and the interests of the individual donor. Manage prospect movement by developing and maintaining a list of prospects (to be cultivated and solicited during the year), and list of prospects to make a "significant move" on within 30 days.
3. Identify major and planned gift prospects through NRA programs and contacts. Provide initial and ongoing rating and analysis of each prospect’s ability to give and their areas of interest in the NRA.
4. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning, develop and implement cultivation strategies for major and planned gift prospects and/or donors, utilizing correspondence, NRA programs, personal contact, events, materials, other members of the NRA Advancement/management team, and the elements of moves management.
5. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning, develop and implement effective strategies to personally solicit major and planned gifts from assigned prospects and/or donors utilizing as needed other members of the Advancement Office and/or the NRA management team.
6. Established dollar goals, number of contacts, proposal submissions, and quality of work criteria are formulated annually established at beginning of each year.
7. Make a monthly minimum of 12 face-to-face meetings and 15 moves on assigned prospects and raise gifts equal to or greater than an agreed upon annual goal to be established by the Advancement Officer, the Senior Director, Gift Planning, and the Executive Director of Advancement. Enter all interactions in RE before the end of each month.
8. Coordinate planned giving efforts within the assigned region with members of the Planned Giving staff, and volunteers to include the NRA Planned Giving Advisory Board, the NRA Estate Planning Professionals Network, and NRA Heritage Society Ambassadors, taking and referring prospects that are motivated to become members of the Heritage Society. Support donor cultivation efforts of current and potential members of the Heritage Society. These efforts could include Heritage Society functions, donor shoots, planned giving seminars, NRA Foundation events, and other opportunities to promote awareness of planned giving opportunities and benefits.
9. Work with the Advancement Events Manager to develop the strategies, purposes and messages for Advancement events in the assigned region. Included herein would be Ring of Freedom Events.
10. As needed and able, recruit and manage volunteers to support Advancement objectives within assigned territory, including but not limited to, Ring of Freedom local events.
11. Work with the NRA Field Representatives within the territory to:
• Participate in Friends of the NRA events, as requested and as beneficial to the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and planned gift prospects.
• Assist in the identification, recruitment, and training of Endowment Coordinators within the Advancement Officer’s territory.
• Provide leads on people to organize and attend Friends of the NRA events.
• Communicate regularly to build cooperation, trust, and successful fundraising.
• Assist the Endowment Coordinator with duties and responsibilities outlined in the State Fund Committee Manual.
12. Prepare and submit, in a timely manner, correspondence with prospects and donors, and all reports to include call reports, projected travel itineraries, Weekly Activity Reports, time cards, monthly expense reports, and other reports as requested, properly utilizing the services of an Administrative Assistant to minimize the Advancement Officer’s administrative duties.
13. Develop and adhere to an approved annual budget to provide funding for the efficient accomplishment of assigned tasks.
14. Participate in a bi-monthly conference call held among all Advancement Officers to share the month’s celebrations, concerns, and concentrations for the next week.
15. Must live in the Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana)
16. Adhere to the Communications Review Policy as established and adopted in order to ensure the consistency of message, accuracy of information and the appropriate use of text, graphics and logos.
17. Working with the Senior Director, Gift Planning and Director of Advancement Communications, directs the development of all Strategic Giving fundraising materials and the writing of proposals for all major and planned gift solicitations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Required:
• A passion for the mission of the NRA.
• Personal and professional integrity.
• Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent professional experience.
• Five years successful experience in individual major/planned gift fundraising or five years successful experience with the NRA.
• Ability to build personal long-term relationships with major/planned gift prospects and donors.
• Willingness to learn the most sophisticated major and planned gift fundraising techniques and strategies.
• Experience with successful one-on-one cultivation and solicitation of prospects for gifts of $5,000 or similar experience.
• Successful experience in managing and tracking multiple projects/prospects.
• Motivated, self-starter.

Preferred:
• Knowledge and experience in managing budgets.
• Knowledge of non-profit rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of current trends in charitable giving, particularly in the areas of major gifts and planned giving.
• Experience working successfully with Board members and/or key volunteers.

 
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NRAstore Operations Coordinator
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Operations Coordinator coordinates with NRAstore’s fulfillment vendor on all vendor receipts, inventory item status, potential fraud orders and satisfactory member responses. Oversee inventory for NRAstore at the Museum.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Process and submit all POs to vendors for NRAstore purchases. Follow-up with vendor to ensure PO receipt. Produce and send barcodes labels to vendors as needed.
2) Coordinate all movement of stock from vendor to warehouse and retail store based on PO date and stock levels.
3) Monitor inventory levels at warehouse and place reorders with vendors as needed.
4) Coordinate with all vendors on freight shipments to warehouse and review freight quote as submitted. Contact NRAstore freight vendors for comparison quote and advise vendor how to proceed with shipment.
5) Respond to members on all product technical or order questions from NRAstore.com.
6) Administer new retail POS system for shows. Interact with vendor on all upgrades or issues. Train staff and volunteers on use of system. Troubleshoot all issues.
7) Administer to Magento ecommerce system regarding all products (new/existing), member orders and promotions.
8) Coordinate with NRAstore’s Magento contractor on all issues or new endeavors.
9) Work with fulfillment vendor to resolve issues, including customer service, shipment coordination and extracting from Magento all missing orders not transmitted via current system.
10) Train new staff and warehouse personnel on Magento system as needed.
11) Develop email marketing plans for assigned promotions for NRAstore.com.
12) Review and take needed action on daily reports from warehouse on inventory backorders or PO status. Contact vendors on PO and advise them to ship early if necessary.
13) Monitor NRAstore.com fraud prevention module daily and reject or accept all orders held in review status.
14) Advise on product selection and display in NRAstore retail operation for maximum revenue potential.
15) Evaluate and propose new products in the headquarters retail store.
16) Prepare reorders for current merchandise in NRAstore at the Museum.
17) Review and prepare for approval all invoices for NRAstore at the Museum. Interacts with vendors to remedy inventory or invoice discrepancies.
18) Travel to NRA events or conferences as required by NRA management.
19) Coordinate daily deposits internally.
20) Serve as relief cashier at retail facility.
21) Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE:
Position coordinates with NRA Staff, Membership, vendors, NRA Fulfillment Center and Ecommerce vendor. This position requires moderate lifting and standing for extended period of time. Weekend work, holiday and overtime hours may be required. Some travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
College Associate degree or higher and strong work ethic are required. Must have knowledge, awareness and support of the NRA and its position in regards to the Second Amendment and firearm related issues. Experience using Microsoft Office suite is required. Ability to work in a fast-paced small team environment. Ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines is imperative. Ability to work independently. Requires effective oral and written communication skills. Strong skills to interface well with staff, vendors and membership. Strong command of the English language is a must. Punctuality and good 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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Program Coordinator, Law Enforcement Competitions
LOCATION: Works at NRA Headquarters; no telework

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

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform all assigned duties and responsibilities with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and in a timely manner to include, but not be limited to the following:
1. Distribute the annual National Police Shooting Championship (NPSC) and Tactical Police Competition (TPC) announcements and other promotional mailings that may arise throughout the year.
2. Process Police Pistol Combat (PPC) Tournament applications, review and approve Tournament Programs, post tournament scores to the PPC database, and access and receive NRA Tournament Fees.
3. Receive and answer or direct to other staff general Law Enforcement Competitions voice and e-mail correspondences.
4. Perform general office duties to include, but not limited to the following: typing, faxing, filing, telephone service, sort and distribute Division mail to appropriate department and/or staff member(s), document copying, and document scanning.
5. Perform tournament duties related to the annual NPSC event and Tactical Police Competition events, before, during and after the event, including staffing the Awards Office at NPSC as directed.
6. Receive industry donations, assign Inventory Control Numbers by entering each item into the award database, assign each item to a specific event as directed by the LE Competitions manger, and ship items to the appropriate event.
7. Maintain web based on-line PPC National Records and include National Record Reporting Forms in Tournament Directors approval packages.
8. Coordinate travel for NRA staff and volunteers for NPSC and TPC events when directed.
9. Assist, as directed, with inventory and maintain sponsor provided loaner firearms.
10. Coordinate shipping and distribution of all sponsor donated prizes and awards for NPCS and TPC events. Coordinate sponsor donations and work with potential sponsors for the Law Enforcement Competitions Department.
11. Act as Statistical Officer, Range Officer, Property Officer, and/or Awards Officer, as directed, during Tactical Police Competitions. Assist with Tactical Police Competition course set-up and on-site course changes, to include: build, move, set-up and tear down of range props, target arrays, firing areas, signage, sponsor banners, and other equipment used in TPC courses of fire and events.

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision in a deadline sensitive environment essential. Proven ability to motivate and monitor volunteers required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and accomplish stated goals required. Proven ability to work independently and as a member of the team essential. Excellent organizational and detail skills required. Demonstrated proficiency with business equipment, personal computers, e-mail, and Microsoft Word and Excel required. Proven ability to operate database computer programs required, with the willingness to learn software programs essential. Minimum accurate typing of 55 WPM required. Demonstrated ability to operate various hand and electrical powered tools required. Professional and courteous customer service skills essential.
 
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Senior Web Developer
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

This position is responsible for the evaluation, design, implementation, and deployment of user-centric web applications. We are looking for someone with honed technical, communication, and time-management skills who is comfortable working both independently and as an effective team member.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop, install, customize, and maintain the NRA’s internal and external web pages and web applications.
• Coordinate and communicate cross-functional activities between departments.
• Work within established Information Services standards and practices.
• Build positive end-user relationships by developing an understanding of division/department business practices and objectives.
• Communicate effectively with end-users and Information Services staff in the evaluation and development of Association IT business solutions.
• Complete projects and tasks within established guidelines.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Expertise utilizing the following web and database technologies: HTML5, ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, JQuery, and CSS.
• Expertise in the development of web services, MVC, web forms, multi-platform distributed applications, and object-oriented programming.
• Experience with all phases of the SDLC process.
• Strong organizational and conceptual thinking skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Experience utilizing the following technologies: Razor, Bootstrap, Java, Visual Studio, TFS, Magento, PHP, and Linux.
• Experience with Membership, Event Registration, and e-commerce applications.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field plus five (5) years of experience in software development and development life cycle, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The NRA is unable to sponsor applicants at this time. Candidates must be able to work unrestricted for any US employer.

 
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Staff Assistant
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; no telework

SUMMARY: Provides administrative support to NRA-ILA staff.

SCOPE: Pleasant manner required as job involves frequent contact with federal and state lawmakers and their staff, officials of other membership organizations, media representatives, and other highly placed officials. Some travel may be required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Work on special projects as directed
2) Provide support on all aspects of legislative, political and communications efforts
3) Stay informed about firearms issues at the federal and state level
4) Answer and screen incoming phone calls; route appropriately. Telephone responsibilities include responding to legislative inquiries
5) Respond to requests and comments and explain organization policy positions and legislative activities to interested parties
6) Perform routine administrative tasks for staff as needed (expense reports, sorting and prioritizing correspondence, maintaining files)
7) Write memoranda, letters and reports as directed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (BA/BS) required, preferably in Political Science, Government Relations, or related field. Knowledge and support of NRA issues, policies and firearms/sportsmen-related issues is essential. Prior political work experience is helpful. Prior office experience preferred. Familiarity with firearms is a strong plus (must be at least 21 years of age).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal are required. Flexibility and ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage numerous tasks simultaneously is essential. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are necessary. PC proficiency (MS Office) is required; email and Internet research skills are assumed. Firearm knowledge is preferred, not required.
 
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