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.


Prominent financial services trade association seeks a Republican lobbyist to establish/maintain relations with members of Congress, Congressional Committees and staffs; monitor federal legislation, Congressional activities, legislative initiatives of competing organizations; engage in legislative research/develop other pertinent background information/materials; develop/prepare witness statements, position papers, research reports and correspondence;  represent Association at political fundraising functions/other political activities; speak before various audiences regarding legislative issues; respond to inquiries from association members regarding the status/effect of various legislative initiatives. 

Requirements include:  

  • Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree in law, political science or business a plus;
  • Knowledge of financial institution issues/superior understanding of Congressional operations derived from 3-5 years of experience on Capitol Hill or Hill experience combined with lobbying experience;
  • Ties to Republican offices a must;
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal, written and analytical skills;
  • Must communicate effectively and work well with others;
  • Leadership/management skills a plus;
  • Strong writing and organizational skills, accuracy in assignments, professional approach;
  • Self-starter with ability to take initiative in tasks with minimal supervision is key.

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  EOE.

Membership Assistant

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) in Arlington, VA, seeks dynamic administrative assistant to provide substantial support to a growing Membership team.  Your primary duties will be onboarding new members, tracking membership news and drafting appropriate supporting correspondence for NAFCU's President/CEO, overseeing execution of member benefits such as website access and NAFCU's job board, ensuring the integrity and accuracy of NAFCU's database and generating membership analytics. Additionally, you will serve as a NAFCU Ambassador at NAFCU events and conferences and in daily interactions with members and prospects.

  • Minimum 2-year college degree
  • At least one year experience in an office administrative position
  • Proficient writing skills
  • Software knowledge – proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; working knowledge of iMIS database system preferred
  • Are an enthusiastic multi-tasker
  • Previous customer service experience highly preferred

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