The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Regulatory & Legislative Assistant to provide support to the advocacy efforts of the Association.

Who we are:

NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions. Our mission is to strengthen credit unions by providing our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance. Extreme member service and responsiveness is our hallmark.

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We constantly are striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our members. If you have a growth mindset and enjoy challenging work, you probably are a great fit for our team!

Who you are:

You are a self-starter with strong research, writing, and organizational skills, who enjoys learning new things and is willing to tackle both small and large tasks. You have an interest in the governmental process, including legislative, regulatory, and political developments, as well as an interest in credit unions and what they offer to the community. You are technologically savvy. You have the ability to independently prioritize a varied workload, balance multiple tasks and projects without missing deadlines, and work efficiently while generating high quality work product. You thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and take pride in helping others.

What you'll do:

The Regulatory and Legislative Assistant has the responsibility to provide substantial technical support, including website maintenance and modifications, desktop publishing, data collection and compilation, and report generation. You will assist with the production of Regulatory Alerts, comment letters, letters to the Hill, and other communications, including member telephone calls and emails. You will assist both the Regulatory and Legislative Affairs divisions in representing NAFCU at outside meetings, hearings, and conferences, as well as setting up those meetings, preparing minutes, and producing committee correspondence. You'll have the primary responsibility for circulating news to the entire Government Affairs group on a daily basis and updating the staff as relevant regulatory and legislative developments occur. This position also provides assistance to the Director of Political Affairs in developing and implementing PAC and grassroots programs, as well as updating communications in NAFCU's grassroots web portal on a regular basis. You'll also have a role in helping to plan and execute our annual Congressional Caucus.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, grammatical, and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Office Suite, with the ability to learn and use other computer software.
  • Knowledge of financial institution operations and regulations; credit union specific knowledge and experience is a plus.
  • A general understanding of governmental, legislative, and political processes is required; previous Capitol Hill, Agency, or political experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team, as well as the ability to work independently on assigned duties and meet firm deadlines.

  

To Apply: 

To apply, email your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to hr@nafcu.org. EOE