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Administrative Assistant
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters (on-site)

SUMMARY: Provide technical and logistical support to the Director, as well as provide support to other staff within the Division. Great opportunity to learn about the meeting planning/tradeshow career path.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Act as divisional budget coordinator to include monitoring and oversight of divisional expenses, as well as contributing to the annual budget planning. Keep Director informed of potential budgetary issues in a timely manner.
2. Assist, as directed, with planning and coordination of all meetings, including divisional, cross-divisional, and Executive level. Assist Director in preparing agendas, reports and presentations.
3. Assist, as directed, in the preparation of the quarterly EVP report in an accurate and timely manner. Assist with the writing and editing of other correspondence, including talking points, committee meeting minutes, and replies to member, exhibitor, and vendor inquiries. Assist with contract edits, updates and monitoring contractual obligations.
4. Assist other divisional staff, as directed, with inbound exhibitor service calls, maintaining staff hotel lists, event ticketing and food and beverage orders in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Responsible for all aspects of travel management for the Director to include airline, hotel and car rental arrangements, Travel Advance Forms and preparing and submittal of any Expense Report resulting from NRA travel.
6. Monthly reconcile Director's American Express card in an accurate and timely manner, and provide Excel spreadsheet and receipts to the Treasurer's Office as requested.
7. Monitor timecards for divisional staff to ensure compliance with timecard submission requirements, as well as ensuring that timecards are correctly completed by staff.
8. Coordinate and process divisional documentation to include staff travel arrangements, travel authorizations, expense reports, check/purchase and graphic order requests in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Maintain Director's calendar in an accurate and timely manner. Answer incoming calls and relay messages promptly.
10. Provide input to Director relative to potential staff problems to include personnel issues or work assignment situations in a confidential and timely manner.
11. Act as the divisional "go-to" person for staff relative to procedural questions or general assistance to ensure daily functions of the division are accomplished in a timely manner. Support divisional needs by managing office supplies and assisting other departments as needed. Coordinate staff meals and holiday gatherings.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with NRA Shows and Exhibits Division staff; General Operations Divisions; NRA Divisions to include Financial Services and Human Resources; contractors; vendors; NRA members and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions and minimal direct supervision. Occasional weekend work required. Occasional after-hours work, Monday through Friday, required. Occasional national travel required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree required. 4+ years previous administrative support required. Budgetary experience helpful.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals required. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines essential, while at the same time remaining flexible to ever changing priorities essential. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required, as well as willingness to learn other software packages essential. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills essential. Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality in sensitive matters critical. Creative thinker and self-starter essential. Ability to work independently or as a member of a team essential. Must possess a high degree of professionalism and responsibility.
 
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Administrative Coordinator for Special Projects
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters; onsite presence required

SUMMARY: Provides administrative support to the Executive Director of General Operations and the Managing Director of Executive Operations as well as technical and logistical support to Recreational Programs and Ranges and other G.O. divisions as needed. Helps to ensure that the Office of General Operations Administration is operated efficiently and at the highest possible standard. Will develop, execute and staff special projects as determined by the Executive Director of General Operations. Interdepartmental coordination and interaction with offices of Executive Vice President, Advancement, President and Treasury.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
General Operations Administration Office
1. Assists the Executive Director and Managing Director in maintaining effective working relationships through the timely transmission of information with NRA Officers and Staff.
2. Prioritizes and routes mail and internal correspondence to the Executive Director and Managing Director. Produces error-free correspondence and other documents initiated by the Executive Director. Drafts correspondence and reports for Executive Director's signature. Follows up on correspondence to the Executive Director. Maintains appropriate filing system to ensure easy retrieval of needed documents, electronic and paper-based.
3. Maintains Executive Director's daily calendar and schedule of appointments with the ability to commit their time to meetings, travel, etc. Makes certain that the Executive Director has all relevant materials prior to meetings, travel, etc.
4. Arranges all aspects of Executive Director's travel including liaison with travel agent, hotels, airlines, and rental car agencies. Produces detailed itineraries and compiles business and financial materials needed while on travel.
5. Prepares certain committee packages in a timely manner for Board of Directors' meetings.
6. Maintains logs and files on certain vendors. Codes certain invoices and submits to the Director or appropriate staff for approval.
7. Reviews and approves time sheets for various General Operations personnel, as directed. Brings any discrepancies to the attention of the Executive Director.
8. Screens telephone calls and visitors for the Executive Director and triages as appropriate.
9. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of internal NRA operations, firearms, and firearms-related matters.
10. Provides event support for NRA activities with Competitive Shooting, Recreational Programs and Ranges Division and Executive Offices as requested.
11. Develops excellent working knowledge of functions and personnel contacts for all NRA divisions and Departments, and establishes effective and positive working relationships.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Recreational Programs and Ranges
1. Assists as directed with planning responsibilities and administrative support for multiple departments and meetings.
2. Responsible for all aspects of travel management for the Managing Director to include airline, hotel and car rental arrangements.
3. Maintains Recreational Programs and Ranges Division calendar in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Monthly reconciles Division issued Corporate Credit Cards in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Acts as informational point-of contact for Recreational Programs and Ranges Division, in an accurate and timely manner to staff, NRA Board and public inquiries.
6. Processes all Multimedia Job Requests, Purchase Requisitions and Expense Reports in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Oversees, reviews and approves timekeeping for division, including submission of divisional time cards, compensatory time sheets, sick leave and vacation time record keeping in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Prepares, proofreads, and edits documents in an accurate and timely manner.
9. Develops and maintains an email list of contacts and addresses in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Oversees, monitors, and ensures completion of necessary edits to all Division websites.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with the Executive Director of General Operations and the Managing Director of Executive Operations as well as all General Operation Directors, General Operations staff members, other departments within the NRA, NRA Board members, and the general public. Position functions in a deadline-sensitive and frequently confidential work environment with direct supervision. Must exercise considerable initiative, excellent judgment and discretion. Occasional travel required. Overtime required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree required with a minimum of two (2) years office and project management experience suggested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Superior diplomatic, organizational, scheduling and planning skills; excellent typing, writing and proofreading proficiency. Discretion and sound business judgment vital. Must be able to work independently and as a team member and maintain confidentiality. Excellent word processing, spreadsheet, and other computer application skills necessary.
 
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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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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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Campaign Field Representatives - AZ, GA, MI, NC, OH
Hiring for multiple positions in various states/regions. Currently hiring for Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, and Ohio; additional regions/states will be added at a later time. Candidates must live within their assigned region.

We are seeking qualified Campaign Field Representatives (CFRs) for the 2022 election cycle to support NRA-endorsed candidates for elected office and advance the organization's mission in support of the Second Amendment in targeted states.

The ideal candidate has a deep passion for the Second Amendment and works to support NRA's political mission. Paid campaign experience preferred. Activities include, but are not limited to: grassroots network building and activation; directing voter contact efforts (phone banks, door-to-door, peer-to-peer texting, etc.); volunteer recruitment and management; NRA materials distribution; event planning and staffing; public speaking; data work; utilization of campaign technology; and GOTV & Election Day activities. The ideal candidate will also need to be a problem solver, a self-starter, and be able to work remotely with minimal supervision, within the team structure to ensure success in their region.

Familiarity with gun-related issues, the NRA, campaign technologies, and grassroots experience preferred.

Additionally, candidates:
• Must be willing to dedicate attention to this job on full-time basis, including most weekends and evenings with a non-traditional schedule.
• Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and remotely, with minimal direct oversight, and meet strict deadlines and reporting requirements;
• Must be in harmony with NRA's mission

CFRs are benefits-eligible. Pay commensurate with experience. This is a seasonal position which will end with the November elections.

 
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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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Required:
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.
Preferred:
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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Facilities Manager
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters - onsite presence required

SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring the maintenance, repair, and safety compliance for all NRA property sites in Virginia and Washington, DC., including tenant-occupied spaces. Directs staff and contract vendors responsible for building services. Establishes and maintains positive tenant relationships, ensuring satisfaction. Handles all mailroom/shipping responsibilities in mailroom manager's absence in accordance with US Postal Service regulations and shipping standards. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association is required. Selected finalist will be subject to credit and criminal background checks.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible, within divisional guidelines, for the overall supervision, direction, coordination and evaluation of building maintenance staff necessary to ensure optimal building operation in accordance with all federal, state, and local guidelines.
2. Establishes and maintains all applicable OSHA, health and safety guidelines to ensure full compliance, building site-wide. This includes but is not limited to ongoing assessment, evaluation, lockout/tagout, electrical/power, chemical usage/storage procedures and required training and documentation.
3. Oversees and directs, within divisional guidelines, building moves/office space reallocations, meeting set-up, conference arrangements, NRA Board functions, special events, etc.
4. Monitors, repairs, and maintains building systems including commercial HVAC, electrical, plumbing, structural components as required. When necessary, identifies appropriate vendors to perform repairs/maintenance not able to be completed by NRA staff.
5. Oversees, within divisional guidelines, outside contract firms/vendors which provide regular services such as office cleaning, window washing, landscaping, and snow/trash removal to assure competitive pricing and quality services. Regularly monitors level of vendor service and ensures corrective action as needed. Successfully negotiates contract terms favorable to NRA in coordination with upper management and legal counsel, and in compliance with established internal procedures.
6. Oversees the day to day operations of the mailroom/shipping & receiving department in accordance with USPS and other applicable shipping regulations. Performs all mailroom duties when mailroom manager is absent.
7. Communicates with building tenants on a regular basis regarding tenant needs and requests. Promotes tenant satisfaction by setting appropriate expectations and ensuring needed services are delivered timely.
8. Identifies, coordinates, and recommends, within divisional guidelines, all needed renovation projects in NRA Headquarters building, including all capital budget projects.
9. Continually monitor all facilities to ensure they remain safe, secure, clean, and well maintained. Takes action to ensure same.
10. Develops preliminary Facilities annual budget in a timely and accurate and timely manner. Proactively manages and controls costs and expenses in a fiscally responsible manner.
11. Compiles various management and statistical reports meeting stringent deadlines and reporting requirements.
12. Distributes work to Facilities Staff and follows-up on completion of requests in a timely manner. Takes corrective action as necessary to ensure staff performance.
13. Communicates with vendors and building tenants on regular basis regarding various matters within divisional guidelines.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility and coordination with all departments within NRA, outside contracting agencies, building tenants, NRA Board of Director members, NRA members and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision. Minimal local travel required. Position requires occasional weekend and evening hours.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent required. CFM designation strongly preferred. Associates Degree [A.A.] or four-year college degree strongly preferred. Five to eight years related facilities management experience preferred. Knowledge and experience in contract negotiations as well as OSHA compliance (regulations and documentation), USPS and shipping regulations. Prior staff supervision experience necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents essential. Ability to respond with tact and diplomacy to common inquiries or complaints from employees, regulatory agencies or tenants essential. Extensive knowledge of OSHA regulations required. Able to diagnose, maintain, and repair building systems. Proven ability to motivate and supervise employees required. Strong customer service orientation required. Proven ability to monitor established budget required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required, as well as willingness to learn new software programs essential. Demonstrated ability to perform independently or as a member of a team essential. Proven ability to prioritize tasks in a time sensitive dead-line driven environment essential.
 
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Financial Coordinator
LOCATION: Onsite at Headquarters

SUMMARY: Responsible for providing technical support to the Financial Manager in areas of reconciling and reporting the results of events held by the Friends of NRA program and Office of Advancement. Additional support is required with various spreadsheets, reports and other administrative duties. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Finalize events held by Friends of NRA committees and complete all necessary work that stems from the finalization process in an accurate and timely manner.
• Verify all required paperwork is received for each Friends of NRA event and filed appropriately in event folders maintained by the Finance Department.
• Ensure the correct auction totals are reported, correct sales tax is collected, committee check and credit cards match financial report, committee is charged for appropriate merchandise, miscellaneous expenses are reported, contribution receipts are collected for donations/sponsors.
• Compare event orders, shipping invoices, return invoices and sales summaries to determine if the committee is charged for the correct merchandise. Enter merchandise in the Tracker as sold, not sold, damaged or not received.
• Prepare a financial report, reporting any differences in net income from the original financial report submitted. Print copies of the financial report and merchandise report to close the event.
2. Work with the NRA Field Representatives and volunteer committee members to resolve reconciliation issues and provide assistance in a timely manner.
• Ensure committees receive necessary start-up funding, facility advances and other various check requests
• Communicate with Field Representative when finalizing events about outstanding paperwork, bounced checks, merchandise questions and other issues. Notify Field Representatives of what is due as needed through the weekly email.
• Provide other requested financial support and guidance.
3. Maintain organized and accurate committee files.
4. 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. Work with local bank branches to ensure timely resolution of committee bank account concerns.
5. Prepare ongoing, weekly and monthly logs designed to track income, expenses and advances in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Ensures all invoices are processed and sent to Finance Manager within four days of receipt and keeps a record of all purchases for reconciliation purposes in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Reviews over 50 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.
8. 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.
9. Work with Compliance Manager to prepare raffle and gaming tax reports as need to comply with W2-G regulations.
10. Assist Manager, Budget & Reporting with various tasks such IRS audit, closing each month and other tasks as needed.
11. Maintain accuracy of the Event Tracker system.

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Administrative experience and relevant computer skills necessary. Knowledge in general accounting, auditing and finance helpful.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong analytical skills combined with excellent oral and written communications. Self starter, motivated with ability to work independently. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative and the ability to remain focused on the task-at-hand. Superior organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize many projects during peak periods. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook required.

 
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Litigation Counsel
LOCATION: Onsite/Remote/Hybrid

SUMMARY: Work in support of ILA's litigation efforts in furtherance of NRA's mission to protect and defend the right to keep and bear arms.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Perform drafting and analysis of legal briefs, memoranda, and other documents in support of ILA's litigation activities.
2. Assist in the formation of legal strategy to support NRA's mission to protect and defend the right to keep and bear arms.
3. Provide general legal assistance to the Director of the Office of Litigation Counsel, the Director of Research and Information, and to all attorneys within ILA and outside counsel as needed.
4. Assist ILA and NRA staff with information requests and correspondence on legal issues.
5. Perform additional duties, including special research projects, public speaking events, and general assistance to ILA staff, as may be assigned or modified by the Director.

SCOPE: Works primarily with Director of the ILA Office of Litigation Counsel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: J.D. and active bar membership required. Previous legal analysis and drafting experience required. Candidates will be required to submit a writing sample. Prior litigation or judicial clerkship experience is preferred. Existing general knowledge of firearms is a plus; willingness to gain such knowledge is essential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent legal research and writing skills with the ability to meet deadlines for multiple, simultaneous projects. Meticulous work habits and strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Commitment to objectives of the National Rifle Association of America.
 
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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 Planner
LOCATION: Onsite at NRA Headquarters

SUMMARY: A senior position on the event management team. Collaborates with the Managing 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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 Managing 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 Managing 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 Coordinator
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters (onsite)

SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring proper distribution of merchandise to fundraising events across the nation. Provide support to field staff, vendors and volunteers for Friends of NRA event merchandise orders and delivery. Handle damage reports and invoicing issues to ensure accurate payments to vendors and damage reports are properly completed. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the National Rifle Association. Position is subject to pre-employment criminal background check.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Create a forecast and 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. Assist with tracking firearm order trends.
b. Maintain accurate BATFE state firearm restrictions for all firearms on event tracker site.
2. Track vendor direct merchandise and firearm orders, on a daily basis to ensure orders follow all department guidelines and operational procedures.
a. Ensure all orders are processed to meet needed ship dates.
b. Act as liaison between field staff and vendors to correct any problems that arise with electronic orders in a timely manner.
c. Confirm damage, missing and not received merchandise and promptly notify the Finance team for event finalization.
d. Update featured product listing weekly to promote special purchases to the field and volunteers.
3. Act as liaison between Field Representatives and Field Operations Distribution Center, within divisional guidelines, to resolve merchandise and firearms order problems including lost, damaged, incorrect or duplicate shipments.
4. Research and correct invoicing issues with Vendors and the NRA Foundation accounts payable department in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Coordinate and assist in planning and development of the annual merchandise preview meeting, including creating vendor invitations, meeting layout, and other necessary logistics as assigned.
6. Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to assist, as directed, in the development of the annual Standard Package catalogs and Vendor Direct online store including: write-ups, edits, and proofreading. Assist, as directed, with creation of special flyers, email blasts and other marketing efforts to share information with field staff on special purchases or discount opportunities.
7. Ensure all Friends of NRA event merchandise reports are copied and filed with event folders including necessary communications (emails, notes, etc.), to assist Finance in event finalization in an accurate and timely manner.
8. Coordinate and assist, as directed, in preparations regarding the annual merchandise selection meeting. Track incoming samples and outgoing returns between the NRA and approximately 150 merchandise and firearm vendors in an accurate and timely manner.
9. 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.

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: Associates degree required with 2 years office experience required. Administrative experience and relevant computer skills necessary. An understanding of and experience with inventory management, event coordination, firearms, and purchasing techniques desired.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative and the ability to remain focused on the task-at-hand. Strong organization skills required. 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. High proficiency with Microsoft Excel required. Ability to lift and carry 30-40 lbs. required.
 
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NRA Field Representative - Area 34 (OR)
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned state/region

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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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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NRA Field Representative - Area 9 (SC and E. NC)
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned state/region

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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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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Part-time Range Technician
The National Rifle Association is seeking a part-time Range Technician to provide technical, maintenance and mechanical assistance at its state-of-the-art firearms range in Fairfax, Virginia. Please note: this position works fewer than 30 hours per week, usually during weekend, evenings and early morning hours. The selected candidate must be eligible to legally have access to firearms and ammunition. Pre-employment background check is required for the finalist.

Ability to interface professionally and courteously with the public and staff members required. Proven ability to perform general maintenance and mechanical jobs required. Willingness to perform general cleaning tasks essential, as is the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Exposure to lead particulates; wearing specific HazMat clothing and respirator is required upon occasion. Must be able to lift and cary up to 50 pounds. Requires periods of long standing, ability to climb/use ladders and maintain balance. Use of shovels, brooms, mops and power tools necessary.
 
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Program Manager - Community Outreach
LOCATION: Onsite

SUMMARY: Responsible for the management, development, and delivery of NRA's Community Outreach Programs, Refuse To Be A Victim, the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program, and others as assigned. Provide key knowledge and support for the mission of NRA's Community Outreach Programs and the overall NRA mission.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for the development and growth of Refuse To Be A Victim and the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Programs as approved budgets allow to ensure that both programs maintain status as the best programs in their fields.
2. Responsible for maintaining the image of the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program by ensuring NRA Program Guidelines are always followed.
3. Work with law enforcement, schools, and daycares to reach as many children as possible with Eddie Eagle Program materials.
4. Properly track and record both Refuse To Be A Victim & Eddie Eagle program usage for use in promoting the programs and the NRA records.
5. Work with the National Manager and Managing Director to develop marketing strategies and use NRA networks to promote the programs.
6. Promote, within departmental guidelines, NRA Community Outreach programs at conventions, conferences, special events and via written articles and stories for NRA publications and other external publications, magazines and newsletters as opportunities arise.
7. Promote and grow Eddie Eagle's online program for children at Eddieeagle.com.
8. Continue Refuse To Be A Victim's online presence as a revenue producer and discover more ways to increase program usage and revenue.
9. Responsible for development and evaluation of curriculum and materials relative to programs and initiatives within NRA's Community Outreach Programs. Including review & updates to ensure that course/program materials are meeting intended objectives and requirements.
10. Work with NRA purchasing to oversee Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program & Refuse To Be A Victim inventory purchasing, fulfillment, and shipping, to ensure expenses are kept as low as possible and to ensure that inventory for NRA Community Outreach program is available for customers and NRA requirements as needed.
11. Promote both the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program and Refuse To Be A Victim at NRA's showcase events, NRA Annual Meetings and the Great American Outdoor Show.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Interacts regularly with NRA staff, NRA members, members of NRA's Board of Directors, NRA volunteers and the general public. Position functions in a fast paced, detail oriented and time sensitive work environment with minimal direct supervision. National travel and some weekend work required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree required. Marketing, budgeting, and managerial experience helpful. Experience in the shooting sports, law enforcement, crime prevention, or community outreach helpful.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Strong attention to detail and the ability to remain focused on the task at hand essential. Strong analytical and effective organizational skills required. Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting set deadlines essential. Demonstrated ability to present material in an oral format to both small and large groups essential. Ability to motivate and supervise volunteer staff essential. Knowledge of crime prevention strategies. Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and PowerPoint essential.
 
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Ring of Freedom Program Coordinator
LOCATION: Onsite

SUMMARY: This position supports the NRA's Ring of Freedom, a major gifts recognition program, through donor correspondence, stewardship, and events. Additionally, this position will assist with the Workplace Giving Program and assist with Donor Recognition and the donor acknowledgment program.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Coordinate Ring of Freedom Welcome Program to ensure all NRA ROF donors receive welcome kits, welcome letters, etc.
2. Coordinate the creation of collateral materials needed for Ring of Freedom giving strategies.
3. Work with all NRA departments; in particular, Member Services, NRA-ILA, NRA General Operations, Publications, and Executive offices identifying opportunities to update and educate NRA Ring of Freedom members on current NRA initiatives.
4. Assist with general acknowledgement letters during peak periods as well as assist with the coordination of personalized donor acknowledgment letters.
5. Assist donors via phone and e-mail with questions about NRA, giving, etc.
6. Work closely with Ring of Freedom Manager to coordinate events and Co-Chair Program for NRA Annual Meetings.
7. Assist with RSVP's for Ring of Freedom events as well as the maintenance of the Ring of Freedom donor hotel block.
8. Work collaboratively with Advancement Staff to assist with planning events that reflect a variety of interests of NRA major gift prospects and donors to positively influence major donor activity.
9. On-site support at NRA Annual Meetings and other Ring of Freedom Events.
10. Assist with the Workplace Giving Program by helping to qualify The NRA Foundation and all 501 (c)(3) affiliates as donor beneficiaries with United Way, Combined Federal Campaign, State, County, and City campaigns across the nations. Research and assemble qualification information and documents to satisfy the unique criteria of each campaign office in a timely manner.
11. Coordinate the NRA's Cars for Freedom program to include answering donors calls and e-mails and assist donors with making these contributions.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Required:
1. An understanding and appreciation for the mission of the NRA.
2. BA/BS degree or equivalent experience with donor stewardship or high-end customer service. Understanding of donor stewardship and recognition programs.
3. Highly proficient in MS Office applications to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and to learn additional programs as needed to increase efficiency.
4. Exceptional personal and professional integrity.
5. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Must be able to assist others and follow-up to ensure tasks are complete.
6. Ability to be discreet, maintain strict confidentiality and use tact and sound professional judgment.
7. Flexible, adaptable and able to work beyond normal working hours with short notice.
8. Excellent professional and personable oral and written communication skills.
9. Strong problem-solving skills.
10. Exceptional grammar, writing and communication (including telephone) skills.
11. Availability for occasional national travel to assist in administrative support at events and occasional weekend work.

Preferred:
• Knowledge of Raiser's Edge fundraising management system.
• Experience in an association or hospitality industry.
• Knowledge of NRA and fundraising.
 
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Senior Web Developer - Multiple openings; Full Remote
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 that is comfortable working in both independent and team environment settings.

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, CSS, and Angular.
• Expertise in the development of web services, MVC, 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: AWS/Azure, Umbraco/other CMS, Razor, Bootstrap, Java, web forms, Visual Studio, Git, Linux, React, MySQL, and MongoDB.
• 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.
 
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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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• 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.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• 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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Training Program Coordinator
LOCATION: Onsite at NRA Headquarters and remote assignments as needed

SUMMARY: Provide assistance to the Manager in the development, administration, maintenance, evaluation and improvement of NRA Firearm Training Program.

The selected finalist will be subject to a pre-employment background check due to the nature of position responsibilities. Finalist must be 21 years of age or older.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Evaluate, develop and/or revise curriculum and training materials for the Basic Firearm Training Program within departmental guidelines.
2. Provide technical support for projects related to the use of emerging technology to support the Basic Firearm Training program.
3. Evaluate, develop, and/or revise web content and functions in support of NRA trainers as well as course outlines, lesson plans, handbooks, and video scripts for NRA's basic firearm training programs within departmental guidelines.
4. Provide day-to-day assistance and support to NRA instructors and members, and the general public, by answering questions and supplying material information, as well as reviewing, analyzing, and responding appropriately to telephone and program correspondence in an accurate and timely manner, especially in regard to www.nrainstructors.org
. 5. Provide assistance in developing NRA Training Department Update email blasts, and other educational publications. Submit articles on programs to interested publications as directed.
6. Direct and assist in conduct of Instructor, Training Counselor, and other courses within departmental guidelines.
7. Investigate complaints and make recommendations for resolution within departmental guidelines. Complaints must be first-hand knowledge of the incident and submitted in writing. Maintain a neat, easy reference file system for individual instructors against whom complaints have been received. The investigations, identities, outcomes, revocations are to be kept confidential by the NRA Training Department.
8. Process administrative issues related to the disciplinary/ corrective actions taken regarding NRA Trainers that have been suspended or revoked. Ensure follow-through is completed in a timely manner.
9. Assist, as directed, in the development of training aids and training materials in support of the NRA Training Program.
10. Develop, within departmental guidelines, program-related marketing and sales strategies in support of NRA Division objectives.
11. Assist the Manager in the continuous evaluation of the Basic Firearm Training Program, support activities, literature, e-learning, and make appropriate changes to maintain integrity of this program.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: High visibility with other NRA divisions, NRA membership, ILA, industry, national youth development and shooting sports associated organizations, general public and federal, state and local government agencies. Position requires the lifting and carrying of up to 60 lbs of material, as well as ability to stand for long periods of time while conducting instructional seminars. Occasional travel and weekend work required. Ability to work around live fire and general public on outdoor ranges is required. Position functions in a fast paced work environment with minimal direct supervision.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: B.A. or B.S. degree preferred. Equivalent experience or demonstrated skills may be considered in lieu of degree. A strong shooting sports background with experience teaching firearm safety and basic marksmanship required. Expert knowledge of firearms and their operation required. Certification as an NRA Certified Instructor in one or more disciplines required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Demonstrated initiative and creativity coupled with strong leadership and organizational skills required. Demonstrated ability to work independently and accomplish multiple tasks within established time lines essential. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management essential. Working knowledge of computer software, specifically word processing, graphics, spreadsheet and general database functions required.

 
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Warehouse Coordinator - Columbia Missouri
SUMMARY: Responsible for receiving and shipping of merchandise to Friends of NRA banquet locations as directed. Major responsibilities include packaging and master packing of standard package merchandise in preparation for shipment, fulfillment of optional merchandise orders, packaging and shipping of optional firearms orders, and loading and unloading of delivery trucks. Additional responsibilities include maintaining the cleanliness of warehouse, ordering boxes and other shipping supplies, maintaining effective organization of all merchandise, and properly storing warehouse equipment. Other duties include ensuring the safety of warehouse structures and assisting other staff with the general security of the warehouse. **Please note: Finalist is subject to a full criminal background investigation as a condition of employment. Must be at least 21 years of age**

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Receiving all merchandise deliveries to warehouse from vendors including:
• Scheduling appointments prior to the arrival of delivery vehicles
• Unloading of delivery trucks in a timely manner
• Verifying merchandise count against shipping invoice in an accurate and timely manner
• Safely storing merchandise in designated area in a timely manner
• Ensuring delivery meets set vendor participation guidelines
• Reviewing merchandise for damages and potential packaging issues

2. Fulfilling all merchandise orders and loading of orders onto delivery trucks including:
• Picking and packaging of optional merchandise orders in an accurate and timely manner
• Properly packaging and handling boxes to ensure safe shipment in a timely manner
• Loading boxes for shipment on selected delivery trucks in an accurate and timely manner
• Ensure all shipments meet delivery deadlines as directed

3. Maintain and/or schedule, within departmental guidelines, maintenance of warehouse equipment used for handling merchandise deliveries and fulfillment such as the forklift, hand trucks, packing fill dispensers, and box knives.

4. Record, accurately label, and organize all donated products for the Great American Outdoor Show and the National Foundation banquet in a timely manner.

5. Maintain facility OSHA requirements. Perform monthly inspection of fire extinguishers, exit signs/emergency lighting, eye wash station, and emergency medical supplies. Inventory and maintain sufficient quantity of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

6. Assist other staff with preparation of the warehouse for inventory meetings performed by headquarters as directed.

7. Maintain cleanliness of warehouse and shipping and receiving areas in a timely manner.

SCOPE: Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented work environment with varied priorities and responsibilities. Extensive physical lifting and packaging of merchandise is performed. Communication with vendors, headquarters staff and field representatives is expected. Weekend work is occasionally required. Travel rarely required. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent required. Proven warehouse operations experience in shipping, receiving and organizing required. Experience with inventory counts, warehouse equipment safety and maintenance of equipment additionally required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: A motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently essential. Capability to use forklift, hand truck and other warehouse equipment and tools required. The ability to use a computer, Microsoft Office software and email essential. Attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple projects within set deadlines is a necessity. Knowledge of federal firearms license rules and regulations is a plus.
 
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WHITTINGTON CENTER - Shotgun Event Coordinator
LOCATION: NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM (Onsite only)

SUMMARY: The Shotgun Event Coordinator reports to the Program Director and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the shotgun department, overseeing all shotgun events and activities. Knowledge of the objectives and mission of the NRA Whittington Center.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversees the day -to-day operation of the shotgun facility.
• Knowledge and familiarity of multiple shotgun disciplines: Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, 5-Stand, and a working understanding of other shotgun disciplines
• Ability to plan and carryout shoots, solicit and secure sponsors for shoots / events
• Greet casual shooters, provide outstanding customer service, sell targets, ammunition, etc. and maintain accurate records of all sales transactions
• Experience in leading and developing staff and volunteers by applying professional human resources management practices.
• Knowledge of other shooting sports besides Shotgun. The NRA Whittington Center is one of the most comprehensive shooting facilities in the world and on occasion the successful candidate will be asked to assist the Program Department with non-shotgun shoots / events

• NRA Instructor Certification in Shotgun is preferred
• Familiarity with various youth shotgun programs: Whittington Center Adventure Camp, Boy Scouts, SCTP, YHEC, AIM, and 4-H, etc.

SCOPE: We are a full-service shooting facility dedicated to the advancement of the shooting sports. This position requires a high level of customer service, organization, oral, written and interpersonal skills. A professional image, presentation, and work ethic are mandatory to assure success in this position. Some weekend work may be required. Position requires the lifting and carrying of items not to exceed 65 lbs. Position functions in a fast-paced work environment with minimal direct supervision.

Ability to lift/push/pull 65 lbs. on a regular basis

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: College degree, or equivalent. Specific knowledge of PAT, PROMATIC, and BEOMAT machines. Basic knowledge/operation of hand tools and power tools, Basic mechanical and repair skills, mechanical and electrical trouble shooting and repair skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals. Proven ability to monitor established budget. 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. Proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team required while prioritizing tasks in a time sensitive dead-line driven environment.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Selected finalist will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Resume / inquiries to: [email protected]

 
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