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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

  • Director, Membership Development
    Department: Membership
    Lead daily membership sales and recruitment efforts of the Association, in collaboration with the VP of Member Value & Strategy. Integrity of membership data and membership services.

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  • Executive Assistant
    Policy and Government Affairs
    The Executive Assistant (EA) performs highly responsible administrative duties for the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Political Advocacy and for Manager, Policy and Government Affairs Operations.

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  • Executive Assistant
    Department: Executive Office
    The Executive Assistant’s primary role is to provide administrative support to the Office of the President & CEO and ensure that all interactions under their purview are handled appropriately and in a timely fashion.

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  • Director, Federal Government Affairs
    Department: Policy and Government Affairs
    The Director, Federal Government Affairs will be the lead relationship development and advocacy practitioner for the Association’s policy work with Democrat Members in the United States House of Representatives.

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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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  • Executive Assistant
    Department: Human Resources
    The Executive Assistant performs highly responsible administrative duties for the Chief Administrative Officer. The Chief Administrative Officer is head of the Human Resources Department, Board Operations and Office Services.

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Chicago Positions

  • Editorial Manager
    Product Development, Chicago
    The Editorial Manager oversees the Production Services group and the general design and media-production processes used to develop the NRA’s industry-leading print and digital training products.

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  • Manager, eLearning Development
    Product Development, Chicago
    The Manager, eLearning Development, leads all commercial eLearning development projects for the National Restaurant Association (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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  • 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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