The National Abortion Federation is currently recruiting qualified, pro-choice candidates. NAF is an equal opportunity employer and all positions are located in Washington, DC, except as noted below.

 

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Group Purchasing Manager.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include clinics, hospitals, and physicians’ offices, who together care for more than half the women who choose abortion each year in the United States and Canada. Our members also include public hospitals and both public and private clinics in Mexico City and private clinics in Colombia. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; public policy advocacy; group purchasing; and a national toll-free Hotline.

The Group Purchasing Manager works with NAF members, vendors, and other NAF staff to provide a dynamic Group Purchasing program and to administer NAF’s exhibit and sponsorship program.

Duties:

  • Handles contract negotiations and vendor relations for Group Purchasing program;
  • Adds new vendors, products, and services and strategically promotes the Group Purchasing program;
  • Tracks regulatory issues related to products and services used by NAF members and identifies and leverages market conditions and industry trends;
  • Monitors vendors performance to ensure that technical and contractual objectives are met;
  • Builds and strengthens member relationships by providing superior customer service;
  • Serves as liaison with medical malpractice insurance vendor serving the membership; and
  • Manages exhibits and sponsorships for annual conference and other NAF programs.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to reproductive choice;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 3-5 years purchasing, contract negotiations, and marketing experience, preferably in a health care environment;
  • An understanding and ability to manage the full purchasing cycle;
  • Exhibit sales and management experience a plus;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Familiarity with medical regulatory environment;
  • Ability to travel at least twice annually; and
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Position is located in Washington, DC.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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NAF’s Clinic Defense and Research Department works with member clinics to improve security and assist clinic staff in dealing with threats and violence. The department also works with law enforcement officials to improve relationships between law enforcement and clinics, deter violence against abortion providers and pursue and prosecute those responsible for committing acts of violence. In addition, the department produces a monthly newsletter on incidents of violence against clinics and maintains a database of incidents of violence and disruption.

Duties Include:

  • Gathering and organizing information on anti-abortion extremists
  • Entering and compiling statistics on violence and disruption against abortion providers
  • Maintaining database of law enforcement contacts
  • Assisting in a wide range of projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated pro-choice commitment
  • Two or more years of undergraduate work with 3.0 GPA or above

Hours and Renumeration:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Modest stipend

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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NAF’s Communications Intern will work in the Communications Department, which:

  • Works closely with members of the press, responds to press inquiries, and pitches story ideas
  • Develops public education and research materials
  • Tracks press coverage of abortion-related issues
  • Manages NAF’s website, blog, and online projects
  • Works closely with NAF patients who have chosen abortion and are willing to share their stories with the media, legislators, and the public
  • Conducts consumer outreach projects

Duties Include:

  • Tracks press coverage of abortion related issues
  • Creates content for NAF’s website
  • Assists with all aspects of media relations, including development of press materials, press outreach, and press conferences
  • Develops public education and research materials
  • Supports marketing and outreach projects

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Background in English, political science, or communications

Hours and Remuneration:

  • 40 hours per week preferred in the summer
  • Part-time or full-time opportunities available during the school year
  • Modest stipend

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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The National Abortion Federation is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF’s Public Policy Department works to provide medical expertise to policy makers and to ensure that the voices of abortion providers and patients are heard in policy forums across the country. NAF’s policy interns will work on legal issues, state legislative policy, and/or federal legislative policy.

Duties Include:

  • Performing legal research
  • Drafting memoranda, fact sheets, issue papers, and alerts
  • Assisting in other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated pro-choice commitment
  • One or more years of law school
  • Coursework in constitutional law

Hours:

  • School year: The time commitment is flexible, but must be consistent and communicated in advance.
  • Summer: 40 hours/week preferred, modest stipend available.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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To be considered for this position, applicants must have an interest in meeting and event planning. The Meetings and Events Intern reports to NAF’s Director of Training and Education and works in concert with the Training and Education Coordinator and Meeting Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform research and data entry for specific projects;
  • Compile and analyze evaluation data;
  • Assist in meeting planning duties for NAF conferences; and
  • Assist in other projects as needed.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, data entry, attention to detail, and a desire to gain research and international conference planning experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Background in meeting and event planning, women’s studies, sociology, public health, or communications;
  • Previous research experience is a plus, but not required;
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus, but not required.

Hours:

This internship is located in our DC office. Typically, the internship is a full-time, 12 week placement; however scheduling is negotiable. Compensation includes a small stipend and/or academic credit.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Senior Director of Security.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers. NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and patients. Our members include clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico City, and Colombia.

Responsibilities include:

The Senior Director of Security provides expert-level strategic direction, oversight, and task and team management for all aspects of the Security program at NAF. This includes overseeing the security policies and procedures for the NAF office and staff, and working daily with members and local, state, and federal law enforcement officials to prevent and respond to incidents of violence and disruption aimed at NAF members throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico City, and Colombia.

Duties include:

  • Oversee, manage, and supervise NAF’s Security Team, including coordination of travel, member relations and outreach, security trainings, statistical collection, surveys, and implementation of organizational priorities;
  • Establish and manage comprehensive security systems and policies for protection of the NAF office and staff;
  • Manage security at NAF meetings and other large-scale pro-choice events;
  • Liaise with federal, state and local law enforcement and related agencies regarding violence and disruption aimed at NAF members in the U.S., Canada, Mexico City, and Colombia;
  • Provide on-site safety and security trainings and security assessments for members;
  • Ensure maintenance of 24-hour phone communications with members and act as lead for emergency response to any incidents of violence at a NAF member facility;
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in the security industry and deliver presentations and trainings for relevant audiences; and
  • Oversee, manage and supervise the work of external security consulting firms.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to abortion care and abortion providers;
  • At least 10 years of law enforcement and/or security experience, preferably with experience working
  • with reproductive health care facilities;
  • ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) preferred, college degree preferred;
  • Excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding analytical ability;
  • Strong organizational skills; and
  • Working knowledge of word processing, database, and web-based applications.

Salary:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Position is located in Washington, DC and requires travel.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Organization Description:

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include clinics, hospitals, and physicians’ offices, who together care for more than half the women who choose abortion each year in the United States and Canada. Our members also include public hospitals and both public and private clinics in Mexico City and private clinics in Colombia. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; public policy advocacy; group purchasing; and a national toll-free Hotline.

NAF is seeking a qualified, pro-choice candidate to fill the Senior Staff Accountant position in its Finance Department. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for carrying out key functions and requirements in the Finance Office.

Operational Functions in the Finance Department

  • Record financial transactions via journal entries, including month-end close process.
  • Perform moderately complex analyses (commissions, rebates, accruals, etc.).
  • Perform variance analyses and P/L reporting
  • Assist with the preparation and administration of the annual budget, as well as periodic operating forecasts.
  • Assist in the annual financial audit and preparation of tax return work papers.
  • Data entry of all payables into the NAF financial management system
  • Cash management including preparing payroll reimbursements, ACH, wire and cash transfers according to NAF payment schedule and managers instructions.
  • Downloads incoming payments from online banking software and records all cash receipts in NAF financial management system.
  • Performs research and analysis to resolve accounts payable discrepancies and disputes.

Reconciliations

  • Performs monthly salary reconciliation calculations. This includes the review of time allocations (via the NAF Timesheet Reporting System) and reconciliation of those records to payroll; the allocation of salaries, taxes and benefits data to the appropriate program accounts; and the preparation and posting of correcting journal entries as appropriate.
  • Performs monthly/quarterly and year-end payroll analysis (i.e. payroll reconciliation, 941’s, 1099s, etc.). Prepares year-end forms for the IRS Form 1099’s and control totals.
  • Reconcile and manage all general ledger payables, and relevant expense accounts as assigned by the CFO.
  • Performs monthly indirect cost calculations and prepares and posts associated journal entries
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts and initiates corrective actions through research and analysis. Prepares correcting journal entries.
  • Maintains and reconciles Fixed Asset records; calculates depreciation and prepares monthly depreciation entries.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations using the accounting software bank reconciliation tool.
  • Journalizes and records monthly bank interest and service fees.
  • Prepares and assists with other account reconciliations as requested by CFO.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with month-end and year-end close; and annual audit
  • Develops policies and procedures for financial accountability for areas of responsibility and submits to CFO for review and approval. Bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management.
  • Communicate with staff and contacts regarding A/P issues; and outside the companies with limited supervision.
  • Prepare tax schedules and apply basic knowledge of tax rules to assist in preparation of annual tax reports and returns.
  • Assist with the implementation of controls, policies and procedures to support the growth and expansion of NAF.
  • Concurrently perform multiple assignments
  • Develops policies and procedures for financial accountability for areas of responsibility and submits to manager for review and approval
  • Serve as primary coordinator and troubleshooter for online expense reporting tool (Concur).
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and company information.
  • Work cooperatively with CFO and Finance Team to move the work of the Finance office and NAF forward.

Other duties as assigned by the CFO

Ad-hoc reporting and special projects as required by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business administration with eight to fifteen years of related experience.
  • Ten years or more of progressive finance experience can substitute for the Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business administration requirement but candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Seven years or more of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience required.
  • Prior accounting experience in a highly successful not-for-profit organization desirable.
  • Prior supervisory experience of accounting staff desirable.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Demonstrated expert level knowledge of word processing software (MS Word), spreadsheet software (MS Excel), and Peachtree required.
  • Prior experience managing online expense reporting and reconciliation using Concur highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated intermediate to expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel including pivot tables required.
  • Prior Intermediate experience undertaking and conducting reconciliations using on-line expense and time reporting software extremely helpful.
  • Prior experience analyzing expense accounts; and preparing journal entries required.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to identify areas where processes could be improved and to recommend such improvements.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, lease and other agreements, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and extrapolation.
  • Ability to manage difficult situations with tact and diplomacy, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing to work late, evenings, or weekends where necessary. Must be a self-starter who is detailed oriented and possesses sound judgment.
  • Team player and fast learner comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016 (Office 365) products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; and understand, identify, and assess proper format and grammar usage for all official correspondence.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Ability to cheerfully provide support to and assist other staff members.

Please provide cover letter, resume, minimum salary requirement and professional references. All applicants will be required to undertake an accounting examination as a part of the interview process.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Position is located in Washington, DC.

The National Abortion Federation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: D/V

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The NAF Hotline Fund has immediate full-time openings for Hotline Intake Counselors.

The NAF Hotline Fund is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to providing accurate, unbiased reproductive health care information to people from diverse backgrounds and to providing callers with confidential consultation and referrals to providers of quality abortion care. The Hotline Fund also provides case management services to people navigating significant barriers and limited financial assistance to subsidize care for low-income people. The Hotline provides services in English, Spanish, and French.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Hotline Intake Counselors provide callers with unbiased, factual information about pregnancy and abortion and referrals to providers of quality care. Hotline Intake Counselors ensure accurate assessment of eligibility for funding assistance and accurate and complete documentation for eligible patients. Other duties include data entry assistance and other administrative tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Please address in your cover letter: your demonstrated commitment to a person’s right to choose abortion and understanding of person’s complex social and financial situations.  Candidates should also have excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to work cooperatively with patients and their families, abortion providers, and staff. Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have previous experience or familiarity with providing trauma support and resource management. Candidates should have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and experience with databases. Proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred. Entry level experience/education in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or in counseling services preferred.

Salary is competitive with similar positions in the public interest sector. The NAF Hotline Fund offers an excellent benefits package. The position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

The NAF Hotline Fund is an equal opportunity employer and desires to build a strong diverse staff that is inclusive of race, gender/gnc, ethnicity, class, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability and age.

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