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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

  • Administrative Assistant
    Executive Office
    The Administrative Assistant performs administrative duties for the Executive Office, Human Resources and IT departments.

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  • Meetings Manager
    Department: Convention
    Meetings Manager manages and coordinates advance planning and onsite logistics for Executive Study Groups, All-Staff Meetings in DC, and Events.

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  • Developer 1
    The Developer/Analyst Level I reports to the Director, Application Development and is responsible for program design, prototyping, coding, testing and the documentation of application programming projects.

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  • Coordinator, State Restaurant Association
    State Restaurant Association Relations
    The Coordinator of State Restaurant Association Relations and Programs focuses on strengthening enterprise-wide relations with the State Restaurant Associations (SRAs).

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Chicago Positions

  • Customer Service Associate
    Service Center
    The Customer Service Associate is responsible for taking inbound calls and emails from new and existing customers, providing solutions in support of NRA certification products, and delivering a consistent and positive customer experience.

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  • Account Executive, NRA Show, BAR at Show and NEFS
    Convention, Chicago
    Achieve and exceed assigned exhibit space and sponsorship goals of two or more events and Allied Membership sales through new business development and account management.

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  • Sales Manager, National Accounts South
    The Sales Manager, National Accounts South executes sales activities and drives to maximize all possible avenues of revenue growth. Identifies opportunities and conducts analysis to determine business growth potentia

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  • Senior Manager, eLearning Development
    Service Center, Chicago
    The Senior Manager, eLearning Development leads all commercial eLearning development projects for the NRA.

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  • 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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  • Sales Manager, Regional Accounts Northeast
    The Sales Manager, National Accounts Northeast executes sales activities and drives to maximize all possible avenues of revenue growth. Identifies opportunities and conducts analysis to determine business growth potential. Manages the sales cycle.

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