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.

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.

Regulatory Affairs Counsel

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) 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.


  • Law degree, admission to a state bar or eligible for admission within 90 days of hiring.
  • 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.

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