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Careers at the NRA

The National Restaurant Association empowers every restaurant and restaurant operator in this country to achieve more than they thought possible. It’s also where you can start and/or grow your career working to support and represent our exciting industry.

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Staff volunteering at Miriam's Kitchen

One of the nation's most influential business associations, we are headquartered in the heart of Washington, D.C., with additional offices in Chicago. We offer full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package, including health care, generous vacation and leave time, a 401(k) plan, and a professional development/educational assistance program.

To apply for a position

We periodically recruit qualified candidates for various staff positions. To apply for any of the positions below, submit the requested materials to:

National Restaurant Association
Attn: Human Resources
2055 L Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
Fax: (202) 331-5991
E-mail: jobs@restaurant.org

Be sure to indicate the position title and the job code with your application. If you are called for an interview, here are directions to our offices. We accept applications only for specific, advertised positions.

Thanks for your interest in joining us!

Washington, D.C. Positions

  • Director, Public Relations
    NRAEF
    Public Relations professional to oversee external communications and brand positioning for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF.

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  • Communications Manager
    NRAEF
    As a key member of the NRAEF communications team, the National Communications Manager plays a key role in helping to develop and implement media relations strategies and campaigns.

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  • NGO, Foundations and Government Grants
    NRAEF
    The National Gift Officer, Foundations and Grants will be responsible for coordinating the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals. Researches grant opportunities that match goals and objectives of the foundation.

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  • Video Producer & Animation Specialist - I
    Communications
    Video Producer & Animation Specialist - I is responsible for developing animation and documentary-style films that help tell the NRA story at internal and public events, including the stories of its members.

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  • Digital Media Relations Manager
    Communications
    The Media Relations Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining proactive communications strategies – with a focus on digital media communications - for the Association’s overall reputation and public policy goals.

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  • Desktop Engineer
    IT
    The Desktop Engineer role is to support and maintain computer systems, desktops, laptops, mobile devices and peripherals within the organization so that end users can accomplish business tasks.

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  • Senior Director, IT Solutions Delivery
    IT
    The Senior Director, IT Solutions Delivery – D.C. is the strategic liaison between NRA IT and assigned Business Partners.

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  • Staff Attorney
    Legal
    The Staff Attorney performs highly responsible tasks for the General Counsel.

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  • National Gifts Officer, Suppliers
    NRAEF
    The National Gifts Officer, Supplier is responsible for securing the relationships and the funds to execute programs, events and initiatives that support the mission of the Foundation.

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  • Director, Advocacy Research & Insights
    Policy and Government Affairs
    The Director, Advocacy Research & Insights is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the Association’s advocacy research goals

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Chicago Positions

  • Product Manager, Academic Markets
    Product Development
    The Product Manager, Academic Markets develops the strategic plan for the NRA’s products in the high school and post-secondary markets and oversees its execution from conceptualization to delivery.

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  • Senior Finance Analyst
    Finance & Planning
    The Senior Finance Analyst provides critical business guidance to the organization by leading/ coordinating operational expense forecasting, departmental budgets and monthly forecasts for the business.

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  • Senior Web Developer
    Information Technology
    The Senior Web Developer will work closely with members of the project team to assist in designing, building, and maintaining of websites and applications with optimized user experience.

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  • Developer 2
    IT
    The Developer 2 will work closely members of the project team to assist in designing, building, and maintaining of websites and applications with optimized user experience.

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  • Desktop Engineer
    Information Technology
    The Desktop Engineer role is to support and maintain computer systems, desktops, laptops, mobile devices and peripherals within the organization so that end users can accomplish business tasks.

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  • VP, Convention Marketing and Communications
    Convention
    VP, Convention Marketing & Communications is responsible for overseeing the overall marketing & communications strategy and functions of the Convention products.

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  • Senior Database Developer
    IT
    The Senior Database Developer position will require a forward-thinking and innovative individual with a passion for the work.

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