NAFCU Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1967, the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) is an independent voice in Washington, focusing exclusively on the needs and issues of federal credit unions. NAFCU's specific, overriding purpose: to directly shape the laws and regulations under which federal credit unions operate.

Browse available positions at NAFCU below. Download our employee benefits information for a look at the wide range of benefits NAFCU offers. Contact with any questions about working for NAFCU.

Education Certification Program Specialist

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) seeks a Specialist to coordinate/project manage the maintenance and implementation of certification programs and assist the Director of Education in the production of materials that are part of the organization's educational programs.


  • Bachelor's degree in education, legal, communications, marketing, or closely related field
  • Proven writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies/systems including databases, email software, Internet editing tools, etc.
  • Must be a strong team player, able to juggle multiple projects, manage tight deadlines, and be flexible with changing priorities
  • Ability to evaluate a speaker's readiness, edit the work of others, and use high degree of diplomacy and tact with internal and external audiences
  • Positive attitude

The right person might also have:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar position in a trade association or credit union
  • Research and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Prior work experience in association event planning or credit union training content development and/or training; program management, content development, or educational programming
  • Relevant experience in and/or familiarity with the financial services industry

To apply, email resume with cover letter and salary requirement to  EOE.

Conference Exhibition Coordinator

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) seeks a Conference Exhibition Coordinator who will be responsible for exhibit, advertising and sponsorship fulfillment for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions. The Conference Exhibition Coordinator fulfills sponsorship and exhibitor packages according to client specification, attends weekly company meetings, sales update meetings and conference planning meetings as required. This position is ultimately responsible for all logistics in the exhibits and sponsorships area.


  • College degree
  • Great attention to detail
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer-based technology and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Ability to travel.

The right person will have:

  • An outgoing personality with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Eagerness to improve processes and experiences and up for the challenge.
  • Knowledge of basic research techniques and outstanding computer skills.
  • Some experience and proven track record in negotiation skills, specifically as it relates to working within established product prices.
  • Excellent business writing skills and experience; ability to present information both electronically and in person. And the ability to respond to questions from clients, customers, members and employees.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and meet them with great success
  • Communicate in a concise and effective manner.
  • Proven record of working effectively in multiple database systems

And might also have:

  • iMIS association database experience.
  • Knowledge of financial institutions, particularly credit unions.
  • Prior experience in a trade association.
  • Exhibit/sponsorship experience

To apply, email resume with cover letter and salary requirement to  EOE.