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Advancement Reporting & Budget Manager
SUMMARY:

The Advancement Reporting and Budget Manager is responsible for managing the budget development process and providing regular projections and reports on the status of the budget. Additionally, the Advancement Reporting and Budget Manager also serves as a report writer for the Office of Advancement.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Working with the Executive Director of the Office of Advancement, Director of Advancement Services, Directors of Planned Giving, Endowment, Strategic Giving, Advancement Communications, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Financial Services and the Treasurer's Office, manage the process to develop an annual Advancement budget. Provide regular projections and reports on the status of the budget to all budget managers. Manage the reconciliation of monthly expense reports. Update the NRA Foundation with accurate percentages of time for Advancement employees.
2. Working with the Director of Advancement Services, translate reporting requests into reports utilizing the Raiser's Edge Database. Building custom reports and dashboards utilizing crystal reports, and business objects reporting solutions. Reports will be created per written requests from all Advancement departments to include but not limited to: Administration, Strategic Giving, Corporate and Foundation, Planned Giving, Research, and Database Services. Additional reports will be created for Treasurer's Office, Financial Services and NRA/ILA.
3. Work closely with Gift & Database Administration Coordinator on special Raiser's Edge projects and systems to ensure the database is working efficiently and meeting the needs of the Advancement team.
4. Manage Advancement Office timesheet process to ensure timely approval of all Advancement timesheets.
5. Working with the Director of Advancement Services, assist in managing the Wells Fargo Commercial Card Reporting System to include the set up of new users, approval of expense reports, and other duties as needed to effectively manage the program.
6. Coordinate the timely approval and track all invoices and expense reports for members of the Office of Advancement. Work with Financial Services to ensure timely payment of expense reports.
7. Manage all depositing of checks received by the Office of Advancement to the appropriate entity (NRA, NRAF, CRDF, ILA, etc.)
8. Monitor and participate in relevant listservs, training opportunities, user groups, publications, and professional groups to maintain a strong knowledge of developments in the fields of advancement, reporting and database management.
9. Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned by the Assistant Director of Advancement Services.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Required:
An understanding and appreciation for the mission of the NRA
Personal and professional integrity with high standards of excellence.
BA/BS degree.
At least five years of high level budget and reconciliation experience.
At least five years professional experience in database management, programming, or data analysis in a fundraising environment.
Raiser's Edge or other fundraising software.
Experience using Crystal Reports.
Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated superior collaborative skills among a variety of personalities.
Highly organized and able to organize others.
Demonstrated experience as a self-directed person who can listen, interpret, and translate existing and new tools and pieces into a streamlined client-oriented program.
Strong MS Office applications skills
Superior proficiency in information and database management.

Preferred:
Experienced with SQL, PS/SQL, and Business Objects reporting tools.
An understanding of the advancement process, and advancement.
 
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Camp Atterbury Indiana - Competitive Shooting Manager
LOCATION: Camp Atterbury, Indiana - ONSITE ONLY

SUMMARY: Working in close coordination with the Competitive Shooting Director, assist in the daily management and 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. Oversees, within divisional guidelines, outside contract firms/vendors to provide services for competitive shooting events, to include but not limited to lodging, food and beverage, venues etc. 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.
2. Manage staff 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.
3. Coordinate and manage with Staff the completion and maintenance of complete and accurate National Records and ensure the completion of the National Records procedures are done so in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Coordinate with Staff the maintenance of the database of awards, pins, certifications, medals, trophies etc. for timely recognition thereof.
5. Establishment a departmental budget for all departmental activities that require budgetary support.
6. Coordinate with Staff the maintenance of the departmental inventory of awards, pins, certificates, medals, trophies and achievement programs in an accurate and timely manner.
7. Manage, 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.
8. Coordinate with staff, within traditional Competitive Shooting programs, to utilize new equipment and courses of fire that will enhance the existing programs and increase participation.
9. Assist staff to 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.
10. 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.
11. Assist, as directed, with maintaining, in a timely and accurate manner, content material on the Competitive Shooting NRA web site and FaceBook page.
12. Coordinate, in a timely manner, with other NRA Divisions to ensure that scheduled Competitive Shooting events are listed in appropriate NRA publications.
13. Manage the coordination with staff, requests for materials and disseminate information regarding Competitive Shooting programs to the NRA membership and the public in an accurate and timely manner.
14. Provide accurate and timely support to the department to include monthly, quarterly and annual reports, match reports and correspondence as requested.

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 and event planning a plus. Experience managing/supervising staff and volunteers.

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 essential.

PLEASE NOTE: Selected finalist will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
 
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Camp Atterbury Indiana - 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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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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Donor Records Coordinator (Data Entry)
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters (onsite)

SUMMARY: Maintain and update records in Raiser's Edge, the NRA Office of Advancement database and in donor/prospect hard files. Complete gift deposits process to Financial Services and the Treasurer's Office including analysis and processing of gift batches in Raiser's Edge. Post control reports and batch reports in accordance with Advancement's 48-hour turnaround policy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide accurate, detailed and timely data entry of gifts, pledges, planned gifts, donor and prospect information, NRA Advancement sales, and any other data entry required by the Office of Advancement in Raiser's Edge, the NRA Office of Advancement database, in accordance with divisional guidelines. Complete gift deposits process to the Treasurer's Office including analysis and processing of gift batches in Raiser's Edge.
2. Organize, coordinate and maintain the integrity of hardcopy filing system, completing hard copy files on a once a week basis minimally.
3. Enter new donor and prospect information into database in an accurate and timely manner to include, but not limited to appropriate coding for mailings, and information requests in accordance with divisional guidelines.
4. Provide support to Financial Services and the Treasurer's Office as needed and directed by the Database Analyst Manager.
5. Assist in database maintenance, including, but not limited to, the elimination of duplicate accounts and establishment of new gift records as directed.
6. Coordinate and upkeep Advancement storage areas to ensure compliance with all applicable fire codes.
7. Assist with Raiser's Edge clean up and coding projects as needed.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Required: Regular, predictable, and reliable attendance and punctuality.
• Understanding, support, and appreciation for the mission of the NRA.
• Personal and professional integrity, as well as high standards of excellence.
• Ability to work with computer programs, such as Raiser's Edge and MS Office programs with exemplary accuracy.
• Able to process a high volume (over 10,000 gift entries and filing actions per year) of work requiring accurate data entry and hard copy filing charitable gifts in Raiser's Edge, a database designed to record data for retrieval, and enhance overall organization fundraising effectiveness.
• High School Diploma required.
• Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills, able complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Excellent office skills (typing, filing, faxing, copying, etc.)
• Ability to function in a fast paced work environment with minimal supervision and with periodic heavy workloads.
• Essential that applicant have a track record as a quick learner and fast starter with strong self-motivation to learn complex data entry codes and procedures quickly.

Preferred:
• Two or four year degree.
• Experience in data entry using the Raiser's Edge fundraising management system.
• Ability to work in a networked PC information and retrieval system.
• Prior experience in a membership driven organization.
• Previous fund-raising experience.
 
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Grassroots Field Coordinator (MI, MN, IA, WI)
LOCATION: Must live within assigned region. The current region is: MI, MN, IA, WI

Well-motivated and passionate individual sought to help create lasting networks of pro-Second Amendment volunteers and activists in regions across the nation to help further the NRA-ILA's grassroots programs and legislative and political agendas and mission. These employees will reside in an assigned region, and will be responsible for all grassroots activities within their states.

Essential Responsibilities: Be a liaison between volunteers, advocates, and NRA Headquarters/Staff; grow sustainable networks of volunteers for long term goals; promote and implement NRA-ILA's grassroots programs, including collegiate outreach; create sustainable networks between other pro-Second Amendment organizations; work with NRA-ILA lobbyists to provide grassroots support for federal, state, and local legislative initiatives; represent NRA at, and provide staffing for, events; promote, organize, and implement NRA-ILA's campaign activities, including oversight of Campaign Field Representatives in targeted races; administrative and fiscal paperwork; and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of paid campaign experience and a deep passion for the Second Amendment.

Familiarity with gun-related issues, the NRA, campaign technology, and grassroots experience within the pro-Second Amendment community preferred.

Additionally, candidates:
• Must be willing to dedicate attention to this job on full-time basis, including many weekends and evenings; this is not a traditional 9 to 5 job;
• Must live within assigned region;
• 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

Grassroots Field Coordinators will be paid commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with benefits.

 
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Information Specialist
Summary:

Information Specialists disseminate NRA-ILA's legislative and political policies and information on firearms-related legislation at the local, state, and federal levels over the telephone, via e-mail and in writing. Specifically, Information Specialists respond to incoming calls, e-mails, and written correspondence from NRA members, gun owners, and the general public regarding firearms-related legislation, and NRA legislative and political policies and positions; assist senior NRA-ILA staff at special events across the country (which requires travel); actively recruit volunteer support for NRA-ILA legislative and political agendas over the telephone, via e-mail, and in letters; and attend various shows and conferences to represent the Association. As directed by senior Grassroots staff, they assist with proofing, researching, and writing articles for the Grassroots Division; and assist in all aspects of Grassroots legislative and political phone banks, mailers, and material dissemination. In addition to assisting senior grassroots staff, Information Specialists are also responsible for a variety of grassroots programs and responsibilities within a set of assigned states. Information Specialists also assist with staff attendance at shows, conferences, and seminars, and assist Division's Managing Director and Director of Member Services on an "as needed" basis.

Essential Responsibilities:

- Answers questions and disseminates official NRA-ILA policies and procedures over the telephone, by e-mail, and via printed materials to NRA members, volunteers, and the general public on all aspects of the "gun control" debate, and in response to firearms-related questions. Answers and addresses numerous incoming calls per day, unless otherwise specified by Director of ILA Member Services or Managing Director. Responses should be prompt and concise to ensure low wait times and provide a good service to our members and supports.
- Responds in writing to incoming written requests for information from members, volunteers, and the general public dealing with all aspects of the "gun control" debate, utilizing approved responses in accordance with NRA's legislative and political policies and positions.
- Recruits volunteer support for NRA-ILA's legislative and political agendas by speaking with individuals who call to request information on how to become more involved in our legislative and political efforts.
- Places outbound legislative calls-to-action to NRA volunteers, members, and clubs, within assigned territory. These calls-to-action require coordination with different ILA Lobbyists internally on timing, and then two-way communication with members and supporters about the various calls to action.
- Attends various shows and conferences as NRA representative around the country. - Works at a minimum Monday-Friday at NRA HQ from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with options for overtime work on weekends and when travel is necessary.
- Assists Director of Member Services and Managing Director as needed.

Scope

NRA-ILA staff, volunteers, NRA Members, general public across the country; Some travel required.

Education & Experience

College degree required, concentration in Political Science, Journalism, Communications or English a plus; Must be in philosophical harmony with NRA; Knowledge of the political process helpful; 1-2 years government, legislative, political, or customer service experience a plus; Word processing or other computer skills helpful; Strong written and oral communication skills a must.
 
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Manager, Budget & Financial Analysis
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters

SUMMARY: Directs the NRA's association-wide budget and financial planning process for annual operating budgets and capital budgets. Includes a broad range of analytical responsibilities involving budget formulation and development, budget justification and approval, budget management, coordination, execution and review. Provides analytical support and ad hoc analyses as requested by the Senior Financial Team (SFT).

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Prepares annual budget plan and calendar to organize and prioritize the NRA staff's ongoing budget workload and deadlines on both operating and capital budgets for current and future years' activities. Issues instructions to the divisions on budget formulation requirements, objectives, guidelines and assumptions, as well as provides ongoing budget analysis assistance.
• Overseas preparation of division budget templates. Provides user instructions and one-on-one assistance to help divisions formulate the annual budget. Responsible for budget upload and maintenance in the MS Dynamics accounting software.
• Review and analyzes budget requests submitted by the divisions for consistency, accuracy, and conformance with NRA policy and guidelines. Compares division estimates with prior and current year performance.
• Prepares NRA combined budget estimates and alternatives for the SFT's use in recommending budget approval to the Executive Vice President, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.
• Develops and directs divisions with quarterly (or more frequent) analysis on the significant variances between performance and approved budget. Provides advice and guidance to divisions on matters relating to the current year budget execution and formulation for the succeeding year. Consolidates and recommends midyear adjustment to refocus and balance the budget for significant difference experienced in the actuals or expected in the forecast during the course of the budget year.
• Develops consolidated variance review and end-of-year forecasts for the SFT. Prepares written reports, summaries, and presentations to include supporting background information for presentation to all levels of management.
• Maintains the NRA Chart of Accounts (COA), including development of the annual update to the COA.
• Oversees financial analysis function within the Financial Services Division. Develops and implements financial models for multi-year planning, forecasting and analysis, including operating statistics, and trend analysis.
• Responsible for the data compilation for government and regulatory filings regarding capital, including: Personal Property Tax Return and Census Forms.
• Accountable for accurate usage of and monthly reporting from the Association's fixed asset software, SAGE Fixed Assets.
• Reviews monthly SAC and PAC reports for unusual variances and make adjustments accordingly for Financial Services Division and Payroll Benefits & Taxes.
• Completes ad hoc projects and analysis, as management deems necessary.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Five to eight years of experience in budget management and financial analysis, with in depth experience in budgeting, financial modeling and financial analysis. Formal education in accounting, finance, business management or related area required. Demonstrated successful leadership abilities and interpersonal skills to communicate fiscal complexities and requirements to the non-financially oriented. Must have detailed knowledge of financial reporting, internal controls and accounting principles. Fully skilled in use of PCs, Microsoft Excel, spreadsheet development, and macro development, as well as local area network (LAN) applications and capabilities.
 
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Media Operations Coordinator
LOCATION: This position works at NRA Headquarters

SUMMARY: Provides print media support. Implements and coordinates established advertising practices and policies to ensure the accurate and timely placement of paid and in-house (NRA) advertising in the Publications-produced NRA magazines and e-media properties that meet industry and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Verifies accuracy of all orders for advertising space to ensure adherence with industry, and NRA legal and financial guidelines.
2. Enters insertion orders into ad server accurately and promptly.
3. Analyzes performance reports and forecast inventory.
4. Integrates and verifies all required data entry and reports generated for all paid and in-house advertising records on customized advertising computer system.
5. Forwards orders and supporting material to appropriate Production and Advertising Operations staff.
6. Responsible for accurate billing of all advertising space in the magazines and e-media properties, to include coordination of the mailing of invoices and checking copies.
7. Maintains advertising agency, advertising and sales force contact information.
8. Reviews and investigates complaints about and from advertisers, and seeks resolutions with supervisor's guidance.
9. Checks "for position only" (FPO) books, bluelines and proofs for correct advertisement placement, key numbers and other changes required.
10. Assists with reconciliation of all advertising in magazines and e-media properties against invoices to ensure accuracy of both billing and content as they relate to advertising.
11. Assists advertising sales representatives with certain activities concerning orders for paid advertising.
12. Responsible for correspondence concerning advertising contracts/insertion orders
. 13. Communicates with advertising sales representatives on policy matters and operating procedures for related advertising functions.
14. Handles routine correspondence and reports, and maintains files.
15. Records all pertinent telephone and in-person conversations on any advertisements. Follows up with appropriate correspondence.
16. Assists Accounts Receivable in solving credit and billing concerns for all advertisers.
17. Coordinates with Production and Advertising Operations supervisors on advertisement reproduction material status, placements, changes and extensions.
18. Backs up other Production and Advertising Operations staff on the telephones.
19. Travels as assigned.

SCOPE: Works closely with advertising sales representatives and their staffs on a daily basis to ensure accurate information and billing of all paid advertisements in the magazines and e-media properties. Coordinates daily with Production and Advertising Operations Manager and other departmental staff. Daily contact with advertisers and/or their agencies. Interfaces with other Publications staff on advertising in the magazines and e-media properties. Coordinates with Financial Services Division on billing, processing and resolution of problems, as appropriate. Coordinates with other NRA divisions on in-house advertising needs for the magazines and e-media properties. Frequent contact with NRA members.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate degree or equivalent work experience required. Knowledge of and experience with customer relations desired. Data entry knowledge and experience required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Attention to detail and accuracy mandatory. Ability to handle figures with high degree of accuracy; typing and word processing with high degree of accuracy. Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required. Macintosh experience a plus. Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills required. Ability to skillfully handle multiple telephone calls at the same time. Ability to work independently and under pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced department; handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Decision-making ability required. Hands-on experience with various types of office equipment required.

 
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Meeting Manager
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 - Eastern VA, Eastern MD, DC
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned territory

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 - Northern Alaska
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned territory

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.

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 - Southern CA
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned territory

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 - Western NC
LOCATION: Must live within the assigned territory

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 Range Officer (Full-Time)
Summary: Onsite at NRA Headquarter Range. Assist in all aspects of the NRA Range operation on a full time basis to ensure safe and productive usage of the facility while providing support to management and staff. Applicants must be eligible to have access to firearms and ammunition and should have shooting experience. Preference given to trained Range Safety Officers. NRA will provide, and employees must successfully complete, required NRA certification courses in addition to job specific training. Knowledge of and support for the mission of the NRA required. Work schedule includes days, nights, holidays, and at least one day each weekend.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Perform range and office daily operations, including open/closing procedures, range preparation and basic maintenance, inventory restocking, classroom preparation, phone inquiries, and staff coverage. Assisting range management with staff training, SOP improvements/application, and implementing policy as directed.
2) Enter information into computer database of individuals qualified to use the NRA Range, as well as those individuals who have been prohibited from range usage, as determined within divisional guidelines.
3) Conduct office duties to include retail sales, restocking, cleaning/maintenance, and ID verification. Conduct preventative maintenance on range mechanical systems in an accurate manner as directed by NRA Range GM, AGM, or Operations Supervisor.
4) Ensuring staff and customer safety through effective supervision of Range activities during scheduled times, including professional correction of violations. Able to lead by example while providing supervision and mentorship to part-time staff while working as a Range Officer. Ability to make decisions and follow through required.
5) Operate all range equipment, including lane controls, POS systems, HVAC and lighting controls and daily maintenance/clean-up of range areas.
6) Adhere to all policies, procedures, and regulations established for the usage of the NRA Range.
7) Strong understanding of NRA's Mission as well as customer service, verbal/written skills, attention to detail, and be willing to take and give professional direction.
8) Assist NRA management in successful implementation of outside activities, including Air Rifle Range events as well as VIP and industry/association related activities.
9) Be an effective resource of firearms knowledge and experience to include proper and safe gun handling skills, loading and unloading of various action types, malfunction clearing, and the ability to make corrections on all of these in a professional manner.
10) Provide timely and effective feedback on range operations and staff to management to promote continuous improvement.
11) Perform other duties as assigned.

Scope: High visibility with all divisions and departments of the NRA, senior management, industry partners, and the general public. Position functions with minimal supervision in a fast paced work environment. Position exposes individuals to lead particles and requires the lifting and carrying of up to 50lbs of materials as well as long periods of standing. Position requires a pre-employment blood level lead screening test, as well as bi-annual blood lead screening tests, and annual hearing tests. Position requires flexible scheduling with full availability and some overtime, ability to work days, nights, weekends (at least one day each weekend), and holidays. Occasional travel required.

Education and Experience: High School or equivalent degree required. NRA and/or industry related firearms/range safety officer training certifications with demonstrated ability to oversee firearms use on a range highly preferred. Strong familiarity and knowledge of firearm operations, designs, and usage required. Ability to interface personally with NRA staff and the general public. Working knowledge of computer database menu driven systems and willingness to learn new software applications required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Ability to read and interpret written materials and follow/implement verbal instructions at a professional level. Ability to write reports, effectively present information and to respond to questions from groups of managers, NRA clients and the general public. Demonstrated problem solving experience and high end communication skills essential when dealing with range clientele in stressful situations. Proven ability to supervise, mentor, and motivate fellow staff members to achieve Range expectations.
 
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NRA-ILA Staff Assistant
LOCATION: NRA Headquarters, on-site

SUMMARY: Provides administrative support to NRA-ILA staff.

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

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

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

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

SUMMARY: Plans, schedules, coordinates and performs studio and location photographic assignments; strong background in tabletop still life photography, composition, and studio lighting required. Produces various finished photographic products in primary support of the publications American Rifleman, American Hunter, America's 1st Freedom, Shooting Illustrated, NRA InSights and Shooting Sports USA, and the NRA Publications websites; performs similar duties in support of the photographic needs of other NRA divisions and the Board of Directors.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinates scheduling and performance of photographic assignments with the Photography Director.
2. Records, prioritizes and monitors progress of photographic work orders to their completion in accordance with known requester requirements.
3. Performs studio and location photography, utilizing continuous source and/or strobe lights, and related support equipment under varying conditions and without direct supervision. Work must often be done under short notice and constrained schedule conditions.
4. Produces high-quality image files, including editing, color correction, sharpening, sizing and enhancement, as needed.
5. Constructs/disassembles backgrounds, supporting sets, and various photographic equipment to include lifting, carrying and unpacking/packing of heavy and/or awkward equipment/materials.
6. Exhibits an open minded, positive attitude when interacting with associates seeking photography services. Works to ensure that the requested photographic services are delivered in a timely manner and that the product is appropriate to the request.
7. Maintains high standards of quality for all photography and related services. Implements quality control measures for all photography services.
8. Produces high quality ink jet prints.
9. Compiles and maintains Collateral Order forms for billbacks.
10. Assists in the maintenance of the Photography Department photo archiving and cataloging system for digital images, slides, transparencies, prints and negatives.
11. Serves as a technical resource on photography and photographic equipment for publication staff.
12. Maintains safe practices when working with firearms, electrical equipment, photography equipment and when performing heavy lifting and carrying.
13. Adheres to high standards of housekeeping. Duties include maintaining the general appearance of the studio and the proper storage of photographic equipment. Monitors condition of studio and photography equipment.
14. Performs the duties of other Photography Department staff members as assigned.
15. Extended hours required; travels as assigned.

SCOPE: Coordinates with all levels of management and staff within NRA Publications as well as other divisions. Sometimes highly visible staff member during public events/functions when providing photographic coverage. Working environment ranges from executive offices to outdoors during severe weather conditions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Arts degree with emphasis on commercial, tabletop, and studio studio still life photography or relevant work experience. Formal course work in photography and studio lighting desired. Minimum two years experience in editorial photography, including studio and location work. (Editorial photography requirement may be waived if portfolio and interview demonstrate sufficient depth of knowledge and variety of photo subjects/situations.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Strong interpersonal skills required to work as part of a team to accomplish the goals of the Photography Department, the Publications Division and NRA. Ability to perform duties in a professional, courteous and helpful manner. Strong organizational skills required. Willing and able to learn and quickly become competent with new equipment and software as they become available. Attention to detail mandatory. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision. Ability to work from conceptual stage to final production of reproduction quality transparencies, prints and/or digital files. Normal color vision required. Solid working knowledge of photographic equipment and accessories. Expertise in Macintosh operating systems, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom. Working knowledge and experience with raw digital photo files, the use of Meta data and digital asset management. Working knowledge of color management basics and standard office software. Knowledge of video and audio recording. Knowledge of firearms and firearm safety STRONGLY DESIRED. Ability to identify most common types wildlife recommended.

When applying, please include a link to your portfolio.

 
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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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