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 hr@nafcu.org with any questions about working for NAFCU.


Meetings Assistant

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Meetings Assistant to provide support to division, which includes coordination of events, exhibits and webcasts; education and certification programs as well as conference registration; shipping and data entry.

Requires:

  • College degree
  • Good attention to detail
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Motivation and drive
  • 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.

The ideal candidate:

  • Likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than s/he found them.
  • Is enthusiastic and positive, always seeing the best in colleagues and members, and striving to help both in any way possible.
  • Understands that trade associations are businesses that need to make money; understands the need to grow revenues; and is driven to accomplishing that goal.
  • Works hard and plays hard, and isn't afraid of getting their hands dirty.

Duties include:

  • Conference shipping and packing
  • Stocking of department supplies
  • Registration coordination
  • On-site support for conferences as assigned.
  • Maintaining certification database and processes, including tracking continuing education credits.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

This position offers excellent opportunity for growth! To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Regulatory Compliance Counsel

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks Regulatory Compliance Counsel to provide members with accurate, timely and comprehensive assistance in various financial regulatory compliance matters. The counsel's primary responsibility is to provide direct responses to member inquiries through NAFCU's Compliance Helpline. The counsel is also responsible for developing and producing regulatory compliance assistance materials and presenting educational sessions to audiences of all sizes.

Requirements include:

  • Law degree and bar membership;
  • Strong research skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, attention to detail, and organize workflow with minimal supervision.

Knowledge/experience with financial institution operations and regulations, credit union specific knowledge and experience a plus.

The ideal candidate:

  • Likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than s/he found them.
  • Is enthusiastic and positive, always seeing the best in colleagues, business partners and members, and striving to help them in any way possible.
  • Isn't afraid of failing, but is deathly afraid of not trying.
  • Understands that trade associations are businesses that need to make money; understands the need to grow revenues; and is driven to accomplishing that goal.
  • Works hard and plays hard, and isn't afraid of getting their hands dirty.

To apply, email resume with cover letter and salary requirement to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Senior Regulatory Affairs Counsel

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a dynamic attorney for its Regulatory Affairs Division to assist in representing the interests of member credit unions before NCUA, the CFPB and other federal regulatory bodies, and to monitor regulatory issues affecting credit unions.

Requires:

  • Law degree, admission to a state bar
  • Minimum 3 years' experience dealing with regulatory financial services issues; credit union specific knowledge highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated research, writing, editing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills
  • Applicant must be a self-starter, proactive in establishing relationships, and be able to provide detailed regulatory analysis with minimal oversight
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, attention to detail, and organize workflow with minimal supervision
  • Some travel is required

The ideal candidate:

  • Likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than s/he found them.
  • Is enthusiastic and positive, always seeing the best in colleagues and members, and striving to help both in any way possible.
  • Isn't afraid of failing, but is deathly afraid of not trying.
  • Understands that trade associations are businesses that need to make money; understands the need to grow revenues; and is driven to accomplishing that goal.
  • Works hard and plays hard, and isn't afraid of getting their hands dirty.
  • Is dedicated to Member Service.

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition.

To apply, email resume with cover letter and salary requirements to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Director of Education

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Director of Education who will have overall responsibility for the development and administration of content for education programs for members to further the Association's goals and to ensure that the programs have the highest professional content and quality. The programs include conference education programs, webcasts, webexes, certifications, and the online training center.

Requirements:

  • BS or BA degree in Education, Business, Finance, Marketing or similar discipline required. Formal training in curriculum and instruction are preferred.
  • Minimum of five years' experience in a financial or association environment with two years' experience specifically in education programming and/or training strongly preferred.
  • Previous public speaking experience, with exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong knowledge of distance learning and learning management systems.
  • A thorough understanding of the financial services industry and the responsibilities of its officials and staff required.
  • The ability to travel frequently.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a burning desire to build on an industry-leading line-up of educational offerings for NAFCU's members.
  • Is a life-long learner, amassing knowledge about associations, education, and credit unions – with the goal of using that knowledge to improve NAFCU's offerings and the skill-set of NAFCU's event planners.
  • Likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than when he or she found them.
  • Sees the best in colleagues and NAFCU's members, and strives to help both in any way possible.
  • Has a vision of what NAFCU's educational offerings should be, rather than wait for direction "from above," and then shares that vision and fights for its implementation.
  • Isn't afraid of failing, but is deathly afraid of not trying.
  • Understands that trade associations are businesses that need to make money; understands the need to grow revenues; and is driven to accomplishing that goal.
  • Has experience in program development with a demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and develop programs that are creative and on the cutting edge of the financial industry's educational needs.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Has a very strong knowledge in MS office Suite, specifically with Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Is a strong team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects, work within tight deadlines, and be flexible with changing priorities.
  • Has a positive attitude and thinks optimistically.

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Legislative and PAC Assistant

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a self-starting Legislative and PAC Assistant to handle general administrative tasks for our Legislative and Political Affairs Divisions. Position includes some writing, networking, lobbying and assistance with PAC activities.

Requirements:

  • College degree
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • Careful attention to accuracy and detail
  • A flexible team player
  • Strong organizational skills

And might also have:

  • Prior administrative, hill, legislative and/or political work experience
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Capitol Hill and/or PACs

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Marketing Assistant

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks an energetic marketing assistant to join the association's in-house marketing team. This self-starter will support the marketing staff in the implementation of all marketing activities intended to increase brand awareness, drive sales and retain and recruit members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Use Adobe Creative Suite to support the senior graphic designer with development and design of new marketing materials to support program goals
  • Developing compelling and creative copy for email, direct mail and advertising
  • Coordination and preparation of presentations and reports
  • Manage stationery and marketing material inventory
  • Project management support for program managers
  • Supporting events as assigned, including printing, cutting, stuffing, packing and shipping of marketing materials
  • Administrative duties

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism, English or graphic design preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat.
  • An eye for detail and flair for language with the ability to write for a variety of mediums and platforms.
  • Creative thinker who enjoys problem-solving and finding a better way to get things done.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Open to feedback and ability to take direction.
  • Ability to drive projects without a lot of oversight.
  • Must have a positive and professional attitude, be able to take the initiative and work well as a member of a team and individually.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills. Must be able to meet deadlines and complete projects/assignments on time with the ability to work well on cross-functional teams.

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.