LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY ASSISTANT

 

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Legislative & Regulatory 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 continued membership growth shows that we have what the industry is looking for.

 

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 have an understanding of the legislative process and thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and take pride in helping others.

 

What you'll do:

 

The Legislative & Regulatory 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 letters to the Hill, aid in tracking legislation, help monitor hearings, prepare regulatory alerts and letters, as well as other communications, including member telephone calls and emails.  You will assist both the Legislative and Regulatory 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 help with our grassroots efforts, as well as have the primary responsibility for circulating news to the entire Government Affairs group on a daily basis and updating the staff as relevant legislative and regulatory developments occur.  You also will 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 Knowledge of, and ties to, Democratic Hill offices also 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 the following three items to hr@nafcu.org: (1) your resume, (2)  a cover letter, and (3) your salary range expectations.  EOE