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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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  • Human Resources Coordinator
    Human Resources
    The Human Resources Coordinator performs highly responsible administrative duties for the Human Resources Department.

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  • Manager, Corporate Operations
    Executive Operations
    The Manager of Corporate Operations provides management and professional support across the organization with an emphasis on planning and operational efficiency and effectiveness under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

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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/Coordinator Special Projects
    Board Operations, Washington
    The Executive Assistant performs duties for and reports to the Director, Board Operations and Corporate Secretary, who will help determine work priorities and flow.

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Chicago Positions

  • Executive Assistant
    Convention, Chicago
    This position provides administrative and professional support, often of a highly confidential and sensitive nature, for internal function and effectiveness of the office of the Executive Vice President, Convention & Strategic Alliances.

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  • Customer Service Associate
    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.

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  • 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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  • Quality Assurance Associate
    Service Center
    The Quality Assurance Associate is responsible for monitoring and documenting team members call quality in support of the departmental quality goals and initiatives. The Associate evaluates both verbal and written customer contact by team members.

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  • Quality Assurance Specialist
    Service Center
    The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for monitoring and documenting team member call quality in support of the departmental quality goals and initiatives. The Specialist evaluates both verbal and written customer contact by team members.

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  • Senior Accountant
    The purpose of this position is to maintain the integrity of the organization’s financial records, prepare monthly financial statements, project and variance reports, and account reconciliations, and work on special projects as needed.

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