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.


Vice President of Marketing

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Vice President of Marketing.

  • NAFCU is the leading trade association for America's federally-insured credit unions. Our mission is to provide our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance.  Extreme member service is our hallmark.
  • We are not just a trade association. We love credit unions—especially our members—and will do what it takes to help them succeed. The programs and conferences we offer throughout the year and across the nation aim to inspire, invigorate, and educate.
  • Our bus runs fast, and we will expect you to move fast as well. We move with a sense of urgency because we are responding to the needs of our member credit unions and their CEOs.

This key position is responsible for telling our story, for strengthening relationships with our member credit unions and reaching out to potential new members, for building our brand, and for helping drive revenue.

This individual manages a Marketing Division, which currently has seven staff members, and also works throughout the organization to help promote and highlight all that we do and offer for our members.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree with emphasis in marketing, communications, business or other related field. 

Five to seven years of experience in a marketing position with responsibility for membership recruitment/retention, event marketing, product sales, and marketing integration. Hands-on experience with branding, project management, product development, digital and traditional marketing, printing, and production.

Experience as a division/department manager having responsibility for planning, personnel management, budget development, and bottom line performance.

Expertise in working with Google Analytics and other analytical tools to both recognize trends and recommend actions for the organization.

Knowledge of digital marketing tools and best practices, budget management, production, and branding principles. 

Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in an environment of multiple and shifting priorities, high urgency, and tight deadlines. Ability to analyze, decide, and act quickly.

Demonstrated ability to inspire others and build effective teams, as well as being a strategic thinker and an excellent communicator.

Good interpersonal skills, assertiveness, and organizational skills.

Knowledge of financial institutions and association experience both are desired.

If you push yourself and your team to be better, love creating and learning new things, and are committed to helping us make NAFCU the best trade association in Washington, D.C., we would love to hear from you. To apply, email your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Education Program Administrator

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) in Arlington, VA seeks an Education Program Administrator.

  • NAFCU is the leading trade association for America's federally-insured credit unions. Our mission is to provide our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance.
  • We are not just a trade association. We love credit unions—especially our members—and will do what it takes to help them succeed. The programs and conferences we offer throughout the year and across the nation aim to inspire, invigorate, and educate at all levels.

This position will coordinate the maintenance and implementation of our certification programs. The administrator also will assist the Director of Education in the production of materials for NAFCU's educational programs, for both webcasts and conferences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree – English, Education, Communications, or Marketing major preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, research, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to review and edit  the work of others
  • Ability to quickly learn and become proficient with new technologies/systems including databases, email software, Internet editing tools, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Must be a strong team player, with the ability to juggle multiple projects, manage deadlines, and be flexible with changing priorities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Positive attitude

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar position; work within a trade association, credit union, or the financial services industry preferred.

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

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