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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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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

  • Chief Development Officer
    The Chief Development Officer is responsible for leading and executing the current and long-range strategies required to build a strong fundraising culture and program that meets annual and long range Foundation goals.

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  • Director, Healthcare Policy
    Policy and Government Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
    The Director, Healthcare Policy is a visible professional position, responsible for helping developing, managing and implementing the Association’s labor ad workforce agenda and goals.

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  • Director, Labor and Workforce Policy
    Policy and Government Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
    The Director, Labor and Workforce Policy is a visible professional position, responsible for helping developing, managing and implementing the Association’s labor ad workforce agenda and goals.

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  • Coordinator, Federal Government Affairs
    Policy and Government Relations, Washington, D.C.
    The Coordinator, Federal Government Affairs helps create a successful environment for the Association’s political and government affairs efforts.

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  • Manager, Political Fundraising
    Manager, Political Fundraising
    The Manager, Political Fundraising is responsible for assisting with creating an environment that allows for successful fundraising for the NRA Political Action Committee (Restaurant PAC) and the Restaurant Advocacy Fund (RAF).

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Chicago Positions

  • Director, Product Marketing
    Department: Strategic Marketing
    The Director, Product Marketing will lead, build and manage a team that is responsible for the conceptualization and execution of marketing programs and activities that support the NRA’s training and certification programs.

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  • Office Services Coordinator
    Office Services
    Perform a variety of responsible administrative duties. Acts as a liaison with other departments, staff, outside vendors and the general public. Manages selected vendor relationships and is responsible for some initial A/P functions.

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  • Exam Processing Technician
    Exam Processing, Chicago
    This position works in collaboration with the Exam Processing, Exam Development and Program Compliance departments.

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  • Administrative Services Associate
    Service Center, Chicago
    Working within a fast paced and professional call center environment, the Administrative Services Associate is the primary resource for off phone customer support and is responsible for responding to inquiries from new and existing customers.

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  • Receptionist
    Office Services
    General receptionist duties, answering and routing incoming calls on 160 line switchboard; Greet visitors and monitor visitor traffic, maintain visitor and contract employee log.

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