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Accounting Assistant
LOCATION: On-site; Fairfax, VA

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Detail oriented with excellent organizational and follow-up skills a must. Superior telephone manner and communications skills required. Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. Microsoft Dynamics SL and database experience beneficial, but not required. Proven ability to follow instructions and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Ability to function as a team player.
 
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Accounts Receivable Coordinator
LOCATION: Fairfax Headquarters. Hybrid work arrangement possible following successful completion of training period. Must be available to come onsite, as needed, on a variable schedule.

SUMMARY: 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. Anticipates all deadlines well in advance and schedules related activities accordingly.
7. 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.
8. Maintains advertising agency, advertising and sales force contact information.
9. Reviews and investigates complaints about and from advertisers, and seeks resolutions with supervisor's guidance.
10. Checks "for position only" (FPO) books, bluelines and proofs for correct advertisement placement, key numbers and other changes required.
11. 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.
12. Assists advertising sales representatives with certain activities concerning orders for paid advertising (for example, quote preparation, insertion order corrections, prepayments, questions/concerns on material, etc.).
13. Responsible for correspondence concerning advertising contracts/insertion orders.
14. Communicates with advertising sales representatives on policy matters and operating procedures for related advertising functions.
15. Handles routine correspondence and reports, and maintains files.
16. Records all pertinent telephone and in-person conversations on any advertisements. Follows up with appropriate correspondence.
17. Assists Accounts Receivable in solving credit and billing concerns for all advertisers.
18. Coordinates with Production and Advertising Operations supervisors on advertisement reproduction material status, placements, changes and extensions.
19. Backs up other Production and Advertising Operations staff on the telephones.
20. Extended hours required.
21. Travels as assigned.
22. Other duties 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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Campaign Field Representatives - Ohio, North Carolina
Hiring for multiple positions in Ohio (Cleveland) and North Carolina (Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Raleigh). Candidates must live within their assigned region. Currently seeking CFRs in these areas with other areas TBD.

We are seeking qualified Campaign Field Representatives (CFRs) for the 2024 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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Editorial Administrative Assistant
LOCATION: Fairfax HQ; hybrid schedule possible after training period

SUMMARY: Provides administrative, secretarial, with some editorial support essential to the production of America's 1st Freedom and American Hunter magazines, print and digital editions, as well as the NRA Women and NRA Hunter's Leadership Forum websites.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the administrative and secretarial functions of Amercia's 1st Freedom, American Hunter magazines, print and digital editions along with NRA Women and Hunter Leadership Forum websites.
2. Prepares and processes monthly copywrite documents, prepares invoices for monthly manuscript payments. Maintain database for each department and reviews and routes PN3 payments to approver for coding and submission.
3. Manages document and correspondence flow through editorial departments and maintenance of correspondence files and communicate by mail or telephone with NRA members, writers, photographers and vendors if needed.
4. Reviews expenses reports for accuracy and ensure they meet NRA compliance, before submitting for payment.
5. Manages all travel authorization approvals.
6. Serve as a back-up to Sr. Executive assistant for review of timecards on a bi-weekly basis.
7. On a daily basis, monitors e-mail address, routing messages to appropriate individuals for processing and response.
8. Compiles annual index of the magazine.
9. Assist with preparing presentations for the editorial staff, as assigned.
10. Other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Daily coordination with Editor-in Chief of America's 1st Freedom, American Hunter, NRAWomen and Hunter Leadership Forum. Coordinates with all departments of Publications and other NRA divisions. Frequent contact with NRA members, writers, photographers, suppliers and representatives of the shooting industry.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience, preferred. Three to five years experience as an administrative assistant or administrative secretary, preferably in publishing field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Effective administrative, secretarial and organizational skills. Attention to detail and organization mandatory. Ability to deal effectively and harmoniously with other employees, NRA members, subscribers, and a wide spectrum of outside suppliers. Ability to type 70-80 wpm with accuracy. Ability to handle several projects simultaneously with minimum supervision, and meet strict deadlines. In-depth, hands-on experience with standard office equipment, computer equipment, computer networks, databases, standard office software packages, particularly Adobe Acrobat and Adobe InDesign.

 
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ETL/SQL Developer - 2 positions available
LOCATION: Remote, full-time

We are looking for someone with honed technical, communication, and time-management skills to create innovative ETL solutions to data synchronization challenges. This position also requires the ability to comfortably work in both independent and team environment settings.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
■ Design, implement, and maintain ETL solutions using Informatica PowerCenter to synchronize data across various platforms.
■ Create, maintain, and optimize stored procedures, functions, inline SQL, database structures, and ETL processes to adapt to changes in needs and requirements.
■ Design, implement, and maintain ETL components for multiple applications.
■ Provide post-production application support, as required.
■ Design, implement, and maintain solutions to create and load Data Warehouses and Data Marts.
■ Design, implement, and maintain solutions to process data to/from external vendors.
■ Create and maintain ETL processes for Salesforce Sales Cloud.
■ Monitor scheduled production processes and rectify any issues.
■ Prepare, review, and maintain quality assurance procedures. Ensure QA procedures are executed for all assigned projects.
■ Develop and maintain clear and concise written documentation of ETL processes.
■ Work within established Information Services standards and practices.
■ Communicate effectively with end users and Information Services staff to evaluate and develop project specifications for business applications.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
■ Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field plus five years of experience in file processing development and computer systems analysis, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
■ A strong background in ETL is required. Informatica PowerCenter experience preferred.
■ A strong background in SQL (T-SQL, PL\SQL).
■ Microsoft SQL Server DBA experience is a plus.
■ Experience with the following technologies is preferred; SQL Server Reporting Services, Salesforce, Firstlogic, AccuZIP, and other Direct Mail software.

 
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Finance Assistant
LOCATION: Onsite at Headquarters

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

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

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

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

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

 
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Manager, Tournament Operations
LOCATION: Onsite, Fairfax

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
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Meetings Manager
LOCATION: Remote

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

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 Director with site selection, negotiations and contracting with CVB's, venues and major hotels Investigates, negotiates and manages specific event requirements such as catering, concessions and transportation Serves as the primary liaison with CVB sales and customer service representatives. Manages relationship with housing provider and plays a key role in hotel contract negotiations Coordinates, tracks and manages costs of housing requirements for NRA staff, speakers, VIPs and guests Assesses production, staging, entertainment and audio visual requirements and coordinates such services as needed for assigned events Assists with managing on-site production of events as necessary.
2. Works closely with internal staff to thoroughly understand the business purpose for each event to ensure that meeting planning and logistical support is appropriate to help achieve desired outcome.
3. Regularly review major CVB, venue and hotel contracts and be knowledgeable of the business terms. Assist with contract edits, updates and monitoring contractual obligations. Maintain a calendar of major expense and revenue events to ensure timely delivery. Initiate payments as required or issue invoices or other requests for payment as appropriate.
4. Develops and maintains processes and databases to track all meeting requests and scheduled events and provide analysis of such events to Director in an accurate and timely manner.
5. Responsible for planning and developing agendas and coordinating travel for event planning meetings and coordinating such efforts with staff, vendors, hotels, contractors and special venues in a timely manner.
6. Serves as an integral part of the NRA Shows and Exhibits Division by suggesting new ideas, concepts and/or processes for the improvement of current and proposed multi-faceted trade/consumer events.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent conversationalist, with confident and articulate speaking abilities. Excellent written communication and strong organizational skills required. Accuracy and attention to detail imperative. Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting set deadlines essential. Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a member of the team essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required. Ability to lift and carry 30-40 lbs. required.
 
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Part-time Range Officer (Multiple openings)
Works at NRA Range at Headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

The schedule varies from week to week. Range Officers must be able to work evenings, nights, days and weekend hours. Must be availble for day/afternoon/evening shifts Monday through Friday and weekend/holiday shifts. One shift per weekend is required.

Applicants must be eligible to have access to firearms and ammunition and should have range shooting experience. Preference given to those persons who have worked as Range Safety Officers or have training as such. NRA Certified Instructors and/or NRA Certified Trainers are welcomed.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and should have an interest in and support for the Second Amendment, Second Amendment issues, an understanding of NRA's mission, strong customer service and verbal skills, attention to detail and be willing to take direction. Firearms knowledge and experience necessary.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Vacancies will be filled as they occur. Multiple vacancies are available now. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] or click the link below the posting.

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

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

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

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

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

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

This position will manage and support existing NRA technologies. 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 successful candidate will possess an existing mastery of common technologies and have a proven record of demonstrating the ability to learn and support third-party solutions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
■ Maintain, upgrade, and monitor technologies to provide a secure, stable, high-performance environment per established policies.
■ Maintain and monitor Network Attached Storage (NAS).
■ Troubleshoot, monitor performance, and deploy virtual servers & desktops.
■ Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.
■ Collaborate with the 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 support relationships by developing an understanding of division/department business practices and objectives.
■ Complete projects and tasks within established guidelines.
■ Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Position requires at least five (5) years of comparable technical support experience at an enterprise level.

Expertise with:
- Microsoft Windows Server
- Microsoft 365 administration
- Some combination of Exchange, Virtualization, and/or Network Attached Storage
- Industry-recognized certifications are a plus

 
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