NRA Recruiting Program

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A/R Staff Accountant
LOCATION: Onsite at NRA Fairfax, VA

SUMMARY: Performs daily cash receipts and accounts receivable functions to include batching deposits, check scanning, invoice preparation, and miscellaneous journal entries.

Accounts Receivable
• Receives and processes cash receipts to include cash, checks and credit cards, and performs related data entry.
• Performs check scanning and prepares deposits for cash receipts and checks.
• Prepares miscellaneous invoices for hotel rebates.
• Prepares journal entries to record cash receipts and credit card activity.
• Performs first and/or second count of cash for verification purposes.
• Prompt response to all staff or department and customer inquiries in a timely manner.
• Travel to GAOS (Harrisburg, PA) annually every February to assist in the onsite cash office.
• Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Communication with personnel and customers; by direct contact, telephone and written correspondence. Respond to staff inquiries and provide solution.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma. Two-year college certificate. One to three years experience in an accounting function.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong organizational skills, detail oriented. Cash receipts processing or bank teller experience desirable. Solid pc skills and proficiency with calculator, Microsoft Office and automated accounting system is required. Ability to clearly communicate with all levels of NRA employees and customers is required.

Note: This position is subject to pre-employment credit and criminal background checks.
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Accounting Assistant
LOCATION: On-site; Fairfax, VA

SUMMARY: Performs general accounting duties for the NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund. Performs administrative, receptionist, and general office duties to support daily functions of the NRA Foundation Finance and Grants Departments.

1. Assists with NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund month-end close processes. Prepares standard monthly journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations on a timely basis, as assigned. Maintains journal entry and account reconciliation filing systems.
2. Enters invoices for payment into the accounts payable system in preparation for disbursement, including updating/verifying vendor data, invoice amounts, and account coding. Reviews grant check request exports for errors. Prepares paid invoices for filing and coordinates distribution of checks.
3. Accurately sorts, opens and timely distributes NRA Foundation Finance and Grant Department mail to appropriate staff members daily, upon delivery from the mail room.
4. Receives cash receipts in the mail and from other NRA departments and secures until deposited. Prepares and processes deposits for all NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund cash receipts using the desktop deposit system. Emails deposit data to individuals in NRA Foundation Finance, Advancement, NRA Foundation Volunteer Fundraising and/or others, as appropriate.
5. Enters all NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund contributions, and other miscellaneous cash receipts into the Cash Manager system, including bank deposit, credit card, PayPal, and ACH/wire transfer activity.
6. Reconciles NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund contributions and pledges receivable between financial of Office of Advancement systems, identifying and resolving any discrepancies. Reconciles other contribution and revenue related accounts, including trusts receivable, promissory notes receivable, cash surrender value of life insurance, and deferred revenue.
7. Prepares data and supporting calculations for sales and use tax filings. Completes sales tax returns, as assigned. Completes related license applications or renewals, as necessary. Copies and mails all completed sales tax return filings. Maintains monthly filed sales tax return binders.
8. Maintains all NRA Foundation Finance filing systems in a timely and accurate manner. Assists with and coordinates documentation of the archival of files, as needed. Responsible for maintaining documentation for all NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund and NRA Foundation Finance and Grant Department records maintained in storage, both within the building and off-site.
9. Performs receptionist duties of answering NRA Foundation Finance and Grant Department telephone lines in a courteous manner and distributes telephone messages in a timely manner for follow up by appropriate staff member.
10. Responsible for daily logistical office functions, including ordering and maintaining all office supplies. Coordinates maintenance and repair of office equipment.
11. Assists with NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund and NRA Foundation Finance and Grant Department staff with copying, mailing and filing, as needed.
12. Functions as courier for NRA Foundation Finance and Grant Departments to distribute materials to NRA departments and/or individual staff members as directed.
13. Coordinates special event and travel arrangements for NRA Foundation and Grant Department personnel, as needed.
14. Assists with maintenance of NRA Foundation and NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund policies and procedures manuals.
15. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with all NRA Foundation staff members, NRA Treasury and other departments within the NRA, financial community and general public. Position functions in a deadline-sensitive and frequently confidential work environment with direct supervision. Must exercise considerable initiative, excellent judgment and discretion. No travel required. Occasional local errands and infrequent overtime required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma required, with at least 2 years' experience in accounting functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Detail oriented with excellent organizational and follow-up skills a must. Superior telephone manner and communications skills required. Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. Microsoft Dynamics SL and database experience beneficial, but not required. Proven ability to follow instructions and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Ability to function as a team player.
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Camp Atterbury, IN Competitive Shooting Program Coordinator
LOCATION: Camp Atterbury, Indiana - ONSITE ONLY

Two positions available at the Indiana location

SUMMARY: Working in close coordination with the Competitive Shooting Manager, assist in the daily coordination of all traditional Competitive Shooting programs. Assume responsibility for departmental programs as directed. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

1. Assist, as directed, the Manager in compiling and maintaining complete and accurate National Records and complete the National Records procedures in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Accurately maintain the database of awards, pins, certifications, medals, trophies etc. for timely recognition thereof.
3. Provide input to the establishment of a departmental budget as directed. Such input is based on participation in departmental activities that require budgetary support.
4. Assist in maintaining the departmental inventory and ordering of awards, pins, certificates, medals, trophies and achievement programs in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Research, compile, review, edit and draft program promotional materials, as directed, in an accurate and timely manner. Coordination of promotional materials development will be made with the Executive Office of General Operations via Media Request.
6. Work within traditional Competitive Shooting programs that utilize new equipment and courses of fire that will enhance the existing programs and increase participation.
7. Work, within departmental guidelines and budgetary constraints, to establish new courses of fire and programs that will enhance and increase participation. This will include the design and edit of courses of fire for new and existing programs, as directed.
8. Assist, as directed, with the development of new web-based materials to assist NRA members and clubs, and the public with operational materials for conducting Competitive Shooting events.
9. Assist, as directed, with maintaining, in a timely and accurate manner, content material on the Competitive Shooting NRA web site and FaceBook page.
10. Coordinate, in a timely manner, with other NRA Divisions to ensure that scheduled Competitive Shooting events are listed in appropriate NRA publications.
11. Handle requests for materials and disseminate information regarding Competitive Shooting programs to the NRA membership and the public in an accurate and timely manner.
12. Provide accurate and timely support to the department to include monthly, quarterly and annual reports, match reports and correspondence as requested.
13. Assist in conducting Competitive Shooting Championship events as directed, including some public speaking. This may include championships such as the Fullbore Nationals, Mid-Range Nationals, F-Class Nationals and NRA High Power Rifle Championships.

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four year college degree desired. Background in the shooting sports, competitive shooting events a plus.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Selected finalists will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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Database Analyst Manager - Raiser's Edge
LOCATION - NRA Headquarters; onsite

SUMMARY: This position works closely with the Director, Advancement Services to manage the day-to-day operations of the Raiser's Edge Database for the NRA Office of Advancement. This includes ensuring gift and data integrity, providing reporting solutions, queries and exports for all Advancement staff, and tracking and analyzing prospect and donor fundraising efforts for all fundraisers working with the Office of Advancement.

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

A commitment to the mission of the NRA.
Personal and professional integrity, as well as high standards of excellence.
Experience with advancement database software programs
Prior report query development and execution experience
High School diploma and a minimum of 3 years prior data entry/analysis work experience.
Prior experience with data table/codes evaluation and participation in defining data structures to improve efficiency.
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to function in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision meeting deadlines with accuracy and completeness.
Accuracy of data entry.
Essential that applicant have a track record as a quick learner and fast starter with strong self-motivation.
Knowledge of Raiser's Edge with fundraising management system with experience creating queries and executing reports
SQL/HTML experience.
Associates or BA/BS Degree.
Business Objects experience.
Familiarity with a networked PC information and retrieval system.
Prior experience in a membership driven organization.
Not-for-profit/fundraising involvement/employment.

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Finance Assistant
LOCATION: Onsite at Headquarters

SUMMARY: Responsible for providing support to the Financial department in areas of reconciling financial data of events held by the Friends of NRA program and Office of Advancement. Additional support is required with various spreadsheets, data entry and other administrative duties. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. Subject to pre-employment background checks.

1. Review events held by Friends of NRA committees and complete all necessary work to prepare event file for the finalization process in an accurate and timely manner.
a. Verify all required paperwork is received for each Friends of NRA event and filed appropriately in event folders maintained by the Finance Department.
b. Ensure the correct auction totals are reported, correct sales tax is collected, committee check and credit cards match financial report, miscellaneous expenses are reported, contribution receipts are collected for donations and sponsors.
2. Work with the NRA Field Representatives to resolve reconciliation issues and provide assistance in a timely manner.
a. Ensure committees receive necessary start-up funding, facility advances and other various check requests.
b. Communicate with Field Representative when preparing event files about outstanding paperwork, bounced checks, merchandise questions and other issues.
c. Notify Field Representatives of what is due as needed through the weekly email.
d. Provide other requested financial support and guidance.
3. Maintain organized and accurate committee files.
a. File event information in appropriate event files
b. Update event information logs as new event information arrives, additional checks are received, additional check requests are processed, etc.
4. Ensure all division invoices are processed and sent to Finance Manager within four days of receipt and keep a record of all department purchases for reconciliation purposes in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Review over 50 monthly expense reports submitted by division staff for accuracy and conformance with NRA and division policies in a timely manner.
a. Forward all reports for proper and timely processing.
6. Assist Compliance Manager in preparation of raffle and gaming tax reports as needed to comply with W2-G regulations.
7. Serve as liaison for all Field Staff and help desk requests to ensure check-in and check-out of laptops and other point of sale equipment is accurately recorded, updated and completed in a timely manner to meet set guidelines.
8. Responsible for timely and accurate distribution of incoming and outgoing mail including, but not limited to, the distribution and coding of Office of Advancement funds.
9. Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA Staff. Requires work in a fast paced environment with minimal direct supervision. National travel occasionally required. Weekend work and additional hours are necessary with busy season or travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Administrative experience and relevant computer skills necessary. Knowledge of basic accounting concepts, proofreading, and attention to detail required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required. 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.

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Manager, Accounting & Tax Compliance
LOCATION: Onsite; NRA Fairfax VA

SUMMARY: Responsible for the Association's tax compliance. Prepare annual 990 and 990-T returns. Supervise staff and review multi state sales & use tax returns for NRA, as well as other state returns. Responsible for the analysis and reconciliation of membership, contribution, and net assets accounts and oversees grant distributions. Responsible for the preparation of various audit schedules, surveys and questionnaires.

• Responsible for preparation of federal forms 990, 990-T, 4720, and other tax returns.
• Analyze NRA's potential unrelated income for tax liability for annual state income/franchise tax returns.
• Responsible for review of multi-state sales and use tax returns, including review of all monthly / quarterly / annual state sales and use tax filings, as well as property (including VA unclaimed property), income and franchise state tax returns, a portion of state withholding tax returns, and various license applications.
• Review and analyze the data needed for use tax accruals.
• Review monthly use tax and miscellaneous tax accrual analysis, and monthly sales tax liability reconciliation.
• Respond to inquiries regarding sales and use tax treatment of transactions and oversee tax compliance for special events.
• Maintain tax compliance schedule.
• Oversee state sales and use tax audits and various IRS audits.
• Act as liaison between Financial Services and IS divisions in resolving state sales tax system issues. Respond to NRA customers' tax exemption inquiries.
• Prepare monthly analysis and reconciliation of membership related accounts for NRA memberships to include deferred income, accounts receivable, allowance for doubtful accounts and deferred bad debt expense. Act as liaison between Financial Services and Membership Divisions. Prepare quarterly analysis and reconciliation of deferred member promotion and fulfillment costs and cost per member.
• Prepare monthly analysis and reconciliation of Membership premiums, premium postage and BRE Postage and journal entries to allocate these costs to applicable membership projects.
• Prepare monthly net assets reconciliations. Responsible for maintaining internal grant reporting and related reconciliations for net assets and manages restricted funds and endowment grants received by NRA from NRAF. Responsible for the completion of the journal entries and account reconciliations relating to the NRA Foundation.
• Request grants from NRAF on monthly basis.
• Responsible for preparation of various audit schedules and notes to financial statements.
• Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of contributions, pledges and planned giving accounts. Review pledge agreements and payments received from the Office of Advancement Division and act as liaison between Financial Services, Advancement, and Corporate Partnerships Divisions. Maintains NRA Endowment calculations and oversees grant distributions to various divisions.
• Responsible for the completion of various federal, state and local surveys and questionnaires.
• Responsible for special projects and analysis, as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: B.S. Degree in Accounting and five years of experience required. Thorough knowledge of sound accounting practices and compliance with GAAP and tax accounting experience. Experience with not-for-profit accounting, tax law and regulations. Needs to possess strong organizational and analytical abilities, strong interpersonal and supervisory skills, and familiarity with automated accounting systems. Knowledge of MS Dynamics accounting software a plus. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Certified Public Accountant license is a plus.
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Manager, Tournament Operations
LOCATION: Onsite, Fairfax

SUMMARY: Manage all aspects of Tournament Operations including planning, budgeting and implementation of department goals and objectives.

• Supervises and handles all aspects of Tournament Operations daily functions to ensure compliance with departmental goals and objectives.
• Develops, implements and manages department budget, within divisional guidelines.
• Process all checks and credit card payments to the division per company policies.
• Process all division correspondence, to include mail, e-mail, and phone, in a timely manner.
• Complete and provide all tournament info to SSUSA on schedule.
• Provide Regional reports on a monthly basis to Publications.
• Ensure all aspects of State tournaments are set up, tracked, and reported in a timely manner.
• Ensure all tournaments are sanctioned and corresponding paperwork is completed and forwarded.
• Process any and all tournament cancelations or changes in a timely manner.
• Assist with the ordering, processing, and shipping of awards and required tournament materials.
• Process all scores received in digital or hard copy format for all competitors.
• Ensure classifications are updated and corresponding class cards are current and mailed in a timely manner.
• Assist with the processing of National Records.
• Maintain accurate files of event scoring both in digital and hard copy format.
• Appoints new referees as necessitated by program demands in a timely manner.
• Assigns referees to handle specific tournament operations' activities as necessitated by programs demands.
• Creates, updates and maintains roster of current referees in an accurate and timely manner.
• Maintains records of current rules and/or changes as they pertain to tournament operations. Keeps referees apprised of applicable rules and changes to same.
• Provides feedback to supervisors, support staff, volunteers and management in a timely manner.
• Provides onsite support at various competitive shooting events.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility with departmental/divisional staff, other NRA Divisions, outside referees and general public. Travel required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma required. College degree preferred. Minimum 3 years' experience in a position with similar level of responsibilities. Background or knowledge of competitive shooting sports essential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Demonstrated ability to organize and correlate data essential. Demonstrated ability to organize briefings and deliver presentation essential. Must be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of the shooting sports essential. Knowledge of competitive shooting rules and rules development essential. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other computer programs as related to competitive shooting. Willingness to learn additional software packages as required. Proven ability to supervise and motivate support staff essential.
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Marketing Representative
Works from NRA Headquarters; frequent travel within assigned territory/region

Summary: The Marketing Representative participates in the implementation of the marketing strategies developed for the Recruiting Programs department. They will have a direct impact in maximizing the potential of NRA Recruiting programs via membership sales. Marketing responsibilities will include expanding current recruiting efforts by recognizing new opportunities, prospecting for new recruiters, making recommendations for action and tracking results within the assigned region. The successful candidate will maintain an acute awareness of the state of the program and its top recruiters to ensure the effectiveness of current efforts. They will proactively communicate with recruiters to further increase membership recruitment.

Overview of Responsibilities:
• Ensure the long term growth of assigned regions, as measured in membership sales, through implementation of sales and marketing strategies
• Identify new opportunities for membership recruitment including prospecting for new recruiters, reenergizing inactive recruiters and designing promotions to drive membership sales
• Work with other departments to acquire new recruiters who are already involved with NRA
• Respond to inbound inquiries from existing recruiters regarding NRA membership recruitment
• Follow up with new recruiters to verify arrival and understanding of materials and the recruiting process and provide guidance to maximize their sales effort
• Build relationships with top recruiters to further increase and ensure their effectiveness
• Gather recruiter feedback and make suggestions to improve the overall program
• Develop and write articles for the Recruiter Newsletter and weekly E-Cruiter
• Assist department by representing the association at shows and special events when necessary
• Perform other duties as assigned

Scope: Extensive contact with NRA staff, recruiters, members, and the general public.

.Education and Experience: B.S. in Marketing or related field plus at least 2 years sales/marketing experience. Retail or consumer sales experience preferred. Customer service experience is helpful. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Familiarity with firearms and the sporting/firearms industry is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge, awareness, and support of NRA and its position in regard to the Second Amendment and firearms related issues. Proven ability to exercise considerable initiative, judgment and discretion is essential. Must have knowledge of various sales and marketing techniques. The successful candidate will have the ability to keep organized records, analyze and track results and recommend further action. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be service oriented with a pleasant phone voice, have a strong command of the English language and excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be available for overnight and/or extended travel as requested. Must possess exceptional time management skills, including meeting strict deadlines. The ability to multi-task is essential. Graphic design experience a plus (Photoshop, Dreamweaver)

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Meeting Manager
LOCATION: Onsite Fairfax, VA

Works onsite. A senior position on the event management team. Collaborates with the Director in the analysis and strategic planning for large multi-faceted trade/consumer events, as well as smaller meetings. Manages housing company performance, negotiates hotel contracts and coordinates staff housing needs. Serves as the central coordinator for all meetings, receptions and other ancillary events that are integral parts of larger events.

1. Responsible for planning, coordination and management of assigned activities within the scope of large, multi-faceted trade/consumer events to include, but not be limited to: Assists Director with site selection, negotiations and contracting with CVB's, venues and major hotels Investigates, negotiates and manages specific event requirements such as catering, concessions and transportation Serves as the primary liaison with CVB sales and customer service representatives. Manages relationship with housing provider and plays a key role in hotel contract negotiations Coordinates, tracks and manages costs of housing requirements for NRA staff, speakers, VIPs and guests Assesses production, staging, entertainment and audio visual requirements and coordinates such services as needed for assigned events Assists with managing on-site production of events as necessary.
2. Works closely with internal staff to thoroughly understand the business purpose for each event to ensure that meeting planning and logistical support is appropriate to help achieve desired outcome.
3. Regularly review major CVB, venue and hotel contracts and be knowledgeable of the business terms. Assist with contract edits, updates and monitoring contractual obligations. Maintain a calendar of major expense and revenue events to ensure timely delivery. Initiate payments as required or issue invoices or other requests for payment as appropriate.
4. Develops and maintains processes and databases to track all meeting requests and scheduled events and provide analysis of such events to Director in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Responsible for planning and developing agendas and coordinating travel for event planning meetings and coordinating such efforts with staff, vendors, hotels, contractors and special venues in a timely manner.
6. Serves as an integral part of the NRA Shows and Exhibits Division by suggesting new ideas, concepts and/or processes for the improvement of current and proposed multi-faceted trade/consumer events.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility, coordination and communication with members of the NRA Shows and Exhibits Division, other divisions within General Operations and the NRA to include Financial Services and the Office of General Counsel; contractors; facilities; hotels; vendors; NRA members and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with little direct supervision. National travel required is up to 25% of work schedule. Some weekend work and after-hour work, Monday through Friday, required as dictated by event schedule.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree required. At least 5+ years experience and CMP or similar certification preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication and proofreading skills required. Demonstrated analytical skills required. Demonstrated public speaking skills essential. Demonstrated initiative and creativity coupled with strong leadership and organizational skills required. Ability to create and implement budgets essential. 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 outside contractors, facilities and vendors essential. Ability to research problems and implement effective solutions essential. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required, as well as willingness to learn other software packages essential. Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend contracts required. Must possess decision-making abilities and bring independent ideas and perspectives to bear in managing assigned tasks is essential.
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Merchandise Associate
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters (hybrid/onsite)

SUMMARY: Provide support to Merchandise Manager, field staff and vendors for merchandise development, purchasing, invoicing, promotion, and sales for Friends of NRA fundraising events across the nation. Build relationships with field staff and vendors to develop merchandising plans to optimize fundraising for events and the NRA Foundation. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

1. Evaluate previous order trends to create a buying schedule, within departmental guidelines, for various products including firearms. Maintain purchase order receiving schedule, in an accurate and timely manner, and assist with order placement on a weekly basis.
a. Maintain accurate BATFE state firearm restrictions for all firearms on event tracker site.
2. Review all merchandise and firearm orders, on a daily basis to ensure orders follow all department guidelines, operational procedures and meet needed ship dates.
a. Act as liaison between Field Staff and vendors within divisional guidelines, to resolve merchandise and firearms order.
problems including lost, damaged, incorrect or duplicate shipments b. Confirm damage, missing and not received merchandise and promptly notify the Finance team through event tracker site for event finalization.
c. Act as liaison between field staff and vendors to correct any problems that arise with orders in a timely manner.
d. Update featured product listing weekly to promote special purchases to the field and volunteers
3. Maintain current vendor relationships while recruiting new vendors to participate in the Friends of NRA merchandise and corporate sponsorship program. Work with selection team to brainstorm and develop new products with vendors within department guidelines. Follow product development projects to completion: research with field staff, testing sales at events, and product selection.
4. Research and correct invoicing issues with vendors and the NRA Foundation accounts payable department in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to assist, as directed, in the development of promotional materials and online auctions of merchandise including: descriptions, photography, and proper vendor recognition.
6. Coordinate and assist, as directed, in preparations regarding the annual merchandise selection meeting. Work with the Field Operations Distribution Center to track incoming samples and outgoing returns between the NRA Foundation and approximately 75 merchandise and firearm vendors in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Assist the Merchandise Manager in national tradeshow preparations as directed. Schedule meetings with current partners, prepare reports for each meeting, and research potential new vendors for the Friends of NRA program.
8. Assist, as directed, in maintaining accurate and timely inventory of merchandise and firearms at Field Operations Distribution Center, NRA headquarters, events, suppliers and vendors, utilizing the Friends of NRA event tracker site.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA staff, NRA Field Representatives, Friends of NRA volunteers and program vendors. Position functions in a fast-paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Weekend work and national travel occasionally required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate degree required with 2 years office experience required. Administrative experience and relevant computer skills necessary. An understanding of and experience with firearms helpful. An understanding of purchasing, sales techniques, and inventory management desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent conversationalist, with confident and articulate speaking abilities. Excellent written communication and strong organizational skills required. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative. Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting set deadlines essential. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a member of the team essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required. Ability to lift and carry 30-40 lbs. required.
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NRA Field Representative - Area 23(IA/NE)
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned state/region (Iowa or Nebraska)

SUMMARY: Responsible for volunteer management and development to create successful Friends of NRA fundraising activities in the assigned area. Promotes the NRA Foundation grant program and NRA programs. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. May be required to cover events/territory other than home area.

1) Develops, organizes and manages successful Friends of NRA fundraising activities such as banquets, special events and raffles to meet annual fundraising objectives.
2) Provides leadership, training and direction to Friends of NRA volunteers, committee officers and State Fund Committee through regular meetings and workshops. Ensures volunteer compliance with all operating and financial policies outlined in the Event Fundraising Guide.
3) Completes, submits and maintains all required event financial reports in a timely manner and ensures that all expenses stay within the approved budget.
4) Coordinates the distribution of state Foundation grant applications; serves as Secretary of the State Fund Committee; and ensures compliance with all requirements of the Foundation state grants.
5) Identifies, recruits and retains new Friends of NRA volunteers to capitalize on area growth opportunities.
6) Serves as a liaison between the NRA, members, affiliated clubs, state associations, and other state and local organizations.
7) Serves as a clearinghouse for requests of information regarding NRA programs.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA volunteers and membership, NRA Board of Directors, and NRA staff. Responsible for large sums of money on a regular basis, and the care and maintenance of NRA equipment. Functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with varied priorities and responsibilities and minimal direct supervision. Position requires frequent driving and extended work hours, including weekends and evenings. Ability to lift and carry 25-30 pounds required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor's degree is preferred, and a strong background in the shooting sports is recommended. Previous experience in a leadership position and business management is essential. Banquet fundraising, volunteer recruitment and volunteer management experience is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Proficiency in MS Office suite required. Strong public speaking, and a sales and marketing background required. Strong organizational and time-management skills are critical. Valid driver's license with no restrictions required.

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Part-time Range Officer (Multiple openings)
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 day/afternoon/evening shifts Monday through Friday and weekend/holiday shifts. One shift per weekend is required.

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 must be at least 21 years of age and 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. Multiple vacancies are available now. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] or click the link below the posting.

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Production Coordinator, Member Operations
Location: NRA Headquarters, on-site

SUMMARY: Coordinates various direct marketing functions involving Membership acquisition, membership retention, and fund raising with outside agencies. In addition, the Production Coordinator will assist with the approval process for direct mail and web based solicitations.

 Coordinate the production aspects of direct marketing with outside promotion agencies in support of the Senior Manager of Operations.
 Coordinate the production process by routing to appropriate staff and prioritizing the direct mail schedule to include, but not limited to the following: proofing of artwork, letter and reply mattes, bluelines, personalization, and insertion.
 Coordinate the renewal statement mailings.
 Coordinate EPL and other invoice mailings.
 Create and maintain a filing system for direct marketing approvals to include maintenance and updates for various project report spreadsheets. Create and maintain a filing system for all sample direct mail to include email promotions, renewals and EPL invoices.
 Verify phone numbers are active on all direct mail packages.
 Input Business Reply Mail and Renewal postage usage on a monthly basis.
 Review and code billing invoices from appropriate vendors relating to direct mail projects.
 Track project budgets and changes to produce monthly project upload report to Finance.
 Participate in and coordinate website testing.
 Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Under minimal supervision, handle a high volume of work that is deadline-sensitive. Extensive contact with NRA management, staff and external vendors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in either Business Administration (or related field) or equivalent work experience. At least three years experience in membership development, direct marketing and telemarketing promotion, advertising, and quality control functions is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Word processing (Word and Excel) experience required. Good filing, grammar, punctuation and editing skills a must, as is a professional phone manner. Strong organizational and follow-through abilities; strong attention to detail and process flow; ability to work in a high pressure environment; ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information; ability to work well in a team oriented environment; Ability to organize, administrate, coordinate mailings (several projects simultaneously), as well as assure quality at every aspect of production, processing, and subsequent fulfillment.
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Range Technical Team Leader
LOCATION: Onsite at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, VA

Responsible for the coordination and training of Range Technical Team Advisors; provide logistical support, and develop and present material for Range Development & Operations Conferences; assist with the preparation of all Range Development and Operations Conferences; and the organization of all NRA Range Cases and associated services. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

1. Develop and implement the Range Technical Team Advisory (RTTA) Program, within division guidelines. Responsibilities include but not limited to: training, supervising, and recruiting Range Technical Team Advisors across the U.S.
2. Facilitate communication between NRA, the Range Technical Team Advisors (RTTA), and ranges requesting technical assistance and advice, within divisional guidelines.
3. Assess RTTA reports for technical clarity, rewrite reports as necessary to ensure clarity and ensure that reports stay within stated NRA recommendations.
4. Supervise and organize range case files. This includes:
a. Tracking and analyzing RTTA assignments from open to closing the file, e.g., travel authorizations, consultant agreements, reports, expense/travel reimbursement, turnaround time, and response time.
b. Maintaining the range case database and filing system.
c. Tracking revenue and expenses in an accurate and timely manner.
d. Informing all department staff on the progress of open and closed cases in a timely manner.
5. Maintain contact information and training records about the Range Technical Team Advisors to ensure the most accurate information about each team member is on file. Actively identify Range Technical Team Advisors who require additional training through the Range Development and Operations Conferences.
6. Direct involvement in the assessment, selection, development and execution of training for Range Technical Team Advisor candidates to attend Range Development and Operations Conferences.
7. Assist with monitoring all marketing materials and departmental inventory in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Assist with development of articles, publication and distribution of the RTTA Newsletters on a quarterly basis as directed.
9. Implement and monitor Range Services budget within Divisional guidelines.
10. Responsible for answering the Range Services [877] NRA RANGE hotline and Range Services email box. Answers questions regarding Range Development and Operations Conferences, RTTA/Range Cases, NRA Range Grant program and forward calls to appropriate parties as needed.

SCOPE: High visibility with NRA Managers, NRA staff within the Community Engagement Division, Range Technical Team Advisors, outside clubs, agencies, other organizations relating to the Range Technical Team and the general public. Position functions, with minimal supervision, in a work environment with many interruptions. Occasional national travel/weekend work is required. Position requires the lifting and carrying of a minimum of 50 lbs of materials, as well as being able to stand for long periods of time while conducting oral presentations. Position also requires physical mobility such as walking and climbing over rough terrain and negotiating obstacles while performing range evaluations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience related to the development, management, maintenance, administration and use of live firing ranges required. Must understand the language and terminology used in range development and operations. Experience in developing and administering programs and involvement in volunteer recruitment and training required. Previous entry level, in-service, on-the-job formal classroom, seminar or workshop type training geared toward management, record keeping, information systems, budgeting, word processing, data bases and spreadsheets required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to deliver oral presentations to formal and informal groups. Demonstrated ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines required. Excellent organization, follow-up, proofreading and formatting skills essential. Discretion and sound business judgment required. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as member of team required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other software required, coupled with a willingness to learn new software packages. Proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to implement and monitor established budget required.
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Systems Engineer
LOCATION: On-site at Headquarters with potential for hybrid onsite/remote work in the future. Some travel is required to support offsite events.

This position will run point in the evaluation and implementation of new hardware and software while developing expertise of technologies already in use. We are looking for someone with honed technical, communication, and time-management skills who is comfortable working in both independent and team environment settings.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience working with a mid-sized business and possess an expertise in two or more of the following technologies; NetApp, VMware, Microsoft Windows Server and/or Exchange Server.

• Perform design, configuration, deployment, maintenance, and monitoring tasks to provide a secure, stable, high-performance environment in accordance with established policies.
• Install, maintain, and monitor Network Attached Storage (NAS).
• Troubleshoot, monitor performance, and conduct load balancing for virtualization and storage.
• Produce and maintain detailed virtualization and storage performance and utilization documentation.
• Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.
• Collaborate with information security team to ensure new software, platforms, and designs meet security compliance requirements.
• Communicate effectively with Information Services staff and end-users in the evaluation and development of Association IT business solutions.
• Build positive end-user relationships by developing an understanding of division/department business practices and objectives.
• Complete projects and tasks within established guidelines.

• Ability to apply necessary testing, practices, and procedures prudently.
• Ability to problem-solve IT systems issues, and identify effective and cost-efficient solutions.
• Experience with monitoring tools.
• Strong organizational, analytical, and conceptual thinking skills.
• Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and vendors.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Windows Domain design/management
• NAS management
• Virtualization management
• Proficiency with Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity software, including Visio

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Certifications of one or more of the technologies discussed is required. At least 5 years of relevant experience including on-premises design, implementation, and troubleshooting of virtualization and storage technologies. Equivalent combination of experience and education would be considered.

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