NAFCU Employment Opportunities

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Marketing Manager

If you're ready to put your creative copywriting skills, attention to detail, and love for analytics to good use in a fast-paced and fun working environment, NAFCU is looking for you.  This intermediate-level marketing position will be responsible for development and execution of marketing campaigns to meet the association's sales goals for products, services and education programs.

Must Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing.
  • Minimum 2 years' marketing experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills. Talented copywriter with the ability to write engaging copy for print, the Web and email.
  • Exceptional editing, proofreading and research skills.
  • A good eye for design and the ability to give clear design direction.
  • Goal-, detail-, and results-oriented; extremely organized; and motivated.
  • Knowledgeable about social media channels (blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter, others) and capable of effectively leveraging them for B2B content. 
  • MS Office proficient, intermediate Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Entrepreneurial, outside-the-box thinker - thrives on finding a better way!
  • Ability to prepare cost and revenue projections, analyze pricing structures, and develop short and long term goals.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Might Also Have: 

  • B2B and financial services experience.
  • Proficiency in Google Analytics a plus.
  • Knowledge of iMIS and Informz a plus!

The ideal candidate:

  • Is a self-starter and likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than he or she 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.

To apply, email resume, cover letter and at least one writing sample to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Email/Marketing Specialist

If you're ready to put your attention to detail, love for analytics and keen eye for effective messaging and design to good use in a fast-paced and fun working environment, NAFCU is looking for you. The email/marketing specialist will play an integral role in the coordination, development and execution of NAFCU's email marketing program. This individual will also be responsible for direct mail list strategy and provide data, research and administrative support to the marketing division.

Must Have:

  • BA and minimum 1 year of related experience in a marketing/communications department. 
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); HTML; database query logic, with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies 
  • A solid understanding of email marketing best practices and good eye for design.
  • Exceptional editing, proofreading, critical thinking and research skills.
  • Goal-, detail-, and results-oriented; extremely organized; and motivated.
  • Entrepreneurial, outside-the-box thinker—thrives on finding a better way!
  • Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Might Also Have:

  • Proficiency in Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of iMIS and Informz

The ideal candidate:

  • Is a self-starter and likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than he or she found them.
  • Is enthusiastic and positive, always seeing the best in colleagues and members, and strives to help both in any way possible.
  • Eager to try and not afraid to fail.
  • 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.

NAFCU offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits, friendly team-oriented work environment that supports professional development, and is located 2 blocks from Clarendon Metro.  To apply, email resume with cover letter to hr@nafcu.org.


Director of Research / Chief Economist

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) seeks a Director of Research/Chief Economist to oversee the programs and activities of the Research and Analysis Division.  The Chief Economist has a robust role in supporting and interacting with all of the divisions of the Government Affairs Department at NAFCU.  S/he will conduct economic and financial research to assist the Association in formulating policy positions designed to further the goals of the Association, and to assist member credit unions in their daily financial and economic decisions. The Director of Research/Chief Economist should thrive on interacting with people, including the press and credit unions.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for the dissemination of economic and financial information concerning the credit union community in response to questions from NAFCU staff, member credit unions, the credit union community, the U.S. Congress, regulators, their staffs and the media.  S/he will also prepare research and analysis materials necessary for policy formulation and strategic planning.  In addition, the Director of Research/Chief Economist is responsible for staying current on economic and policy issues affecting credit unions and other financial institutions, and for data gathering, fact finding, and writing reports on a wide variety of economic and financial issues facing NAFCU and its member credit unions.  
 
Requirements include: 
  • Graduate degree in economics, finance, accounting or related field.  Doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Experience in research and analysis.
  • Proficiency in data manipulations.
  • Excellent writing skills. 
  • Superior public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Proven administrative and managerial skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven capacity as a team leader.
  • Experience in program management and budgeting. 
The ideal candidate: 
  • Likes to improve things, always leaving processes, people, and places better than when he or she found them.
  • Is enthusiastic and positive, always seeing the best in colleagues and NAFCU’s members, and striving to help both in any way possible.
  • Has a vision of what NAFCU’s research division 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.
  • Works hard and plays hard, and isn’t afraid of getting their hands dirty, but recognizes that the best managers empower colleagues through training, encouragement, and the proper delegation of duties.  Knows that management is hard, but strives to do it to the best of their ability.
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.