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Indianapolis Office
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
3601 Vincennes Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Telephone: 317.875.5250
Fax: 317.879.8408

Washington D.C. Office
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
20 F Street N.W.
Suite 510
Washington, D.C. 20001
Telephone: 202.628.1558
Fax: 202.628.1601

Employment at NAMIC

Current NAMIC Job Postings




Communications & Media Relations Specialist

Writing - Researching – Pitching Stories – Developing Social Media Content

The National Association of Mutual Insurance (NAMIC) has an exciting new position for someone with 2-3 years of professional work experience that includes writing press releases, pitching stories to reporters, and being part of a collaborative work team to get things done. Our public affairs area, where this job is located, is in the customer service business. They work with our internal customers to get important information out quickly and accurately to our members, legislators, and the public. You would help in this mission.

Here's a taste of what this job will be involved with:

  • Identifying opportunities to get the word out about the mutual insurance industry to a wide variety of audiences (but there's no need to know anything about insurance coming in -we can teach you that part)

  • Researching and drafting press releases, media advisories, pitch letters, op-eds, web content and more

  • Tracking local, national, and international coverage of insurance issues and researching key reporters writing about these topics (cybersecurity, drones, disaster response, self-driving vehicles, and much more)- your job is then to develop and pitch stories, concepts, and trends to local, regional, and national media

  • Conducting daily research and monitoring through traditional and electronic means including Meltwater, the internet, and other online databases and resources for inclusion in the NAMIC Morning News Summary among other publications

  • Helping to develop content for social media avenues such as Twitter, Facebook, and Linked In

  • Assisting with development, editing/proofing, and writing of publications including brochures, convention materials, IN magazine (NAMIC’s quarterly publication), member communications, policy papers, and more

What skills are we looking for in candidates?

  • Fearlessness & Resilience -You can pick up the phone to call a reporter you don’t know and pitch them a story without fear. You can handle it if they hang up on your or aren’t helpful. You accept constructive criticism gracefully and try to learn from it. You are spunky.

  • Flexible & Adaptable -You can change gears easily. You are prepared to re-work something to satisfy your internal customers and can go with the flow. You can cope with your plan for the day being blown out of the water because you like the unexpected.

  • Detail Oriented - You are an “eagle eye” and miss very little. Your friends give you things to read to catch the errors. You drive yourself crazy noticing grammatical mistakes in everyday life.

  • Articulate & Friendly - People enjoy talking with you. You’re interesting, funny. You can think creatively what might pique a reporter’s interest about a topic.

Qualifications:

  • Two to five years of experience in writing and editing, pitching stories, creating content for social media, researching, and general media relations responsibilities is strongly preferred.

  • A working knowledge of AP style is strongly preferred.

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or a related discipline is required.

What else do we want you to know about this?

NAMIC has again earned a spot on the Best Places to Work in Indiana list (2017) so you can rest assured you will be applying to work in a well-run operation. This position comes with an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes access to group medical, dental, vision, life insurance; a matched 401(k) you can contribute to immediately AND receive match for immediately; generous vacation time and good work-life balance; a paid day to volunteer; walk breaks twice a day; free fresh fruit, snacks and coffee; on-site massage therapy twice a month; lunchtime parties for fun and fellowship; and more! The salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 annually, depending on experience. One of the best things we offer is a smart, fun, high-quality group of coworkers. Our turnover is low. We work for a wonderful group of members.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Megan Trainor, HR Director, at CMRSpecialist@namic.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. Candidates participating in the interview process will be asked to provide some writing samples such as press releases you have written or other professional business writing. NAMIC is an equal opportunity employer. Visit our website at www.namic.org.






Production Artist

*Primarily Print*

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) is growing again! We have a new opportunity for a Production Artist with solid knowledge of graphic design concepts and software (Adobe Creative Cloud-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). This person will work in an extremely team-oriented atmosphere creating and producing projects from initial layout, through changes and approvals, and finally seeing the jobs to production. You’ll utilize both established and new layouts, techniques, colors, and styles to produce marketing materials in both print and digital formats, with an emphasis on print material.

Your main duties in this job would be:

  • Create and produce NAMIC and affiliate projects through initial layout, changes, approvals, and production to meet strict deadlines, while maintaining the organization’s brand standards.

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director of Marketing and Technology to translate project requirements, identify and troubleshoot issues, as well as find solutions to cross platform marketing.

  • Serve as a liaison with printers by preparing preflight and final artwork, writing printing specifications, soliciting bids, making vendor selections, and overseeing production schedules.

You would need the following to do this job well:

  • Proven skills in graphic design concepts and the latest graphic design software (Adobe Creative Cloud-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Demonstrated talent in the design elements of graphic art- layout, photo manipulation, illustration, typography, and photography

  • Ability to effectively and positively interact with in-house clients and outside companies, such as printers and specialty vendors

  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS with Adobe Dreamweaver proficiency a plus

  • Positive, “can do” attitude and the ability to work very collaboratively with co-workers, customers, and managers

  • Ability to accept constructive criticism well

  • Strong attention to detail, as well as organizational, time management, and problem solving skills

Qualifications for this job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, new media, computer graphics technology or a related area

  • Experience with all aspects of print production from initial mockup to production

  • Solid, working knowledge of pre-press and major printing processes (four color/digital and offset)

  • Understanding of marketing and branding concepts

  • Experience with HTML coding and digital layouts a plus

  • Online portfolio and/or reel required

Nitty-Gritty:

You will work with a highly collaborative, fun, and creative team in this job. They are very customer service focused. Communication with customers will be more than just emails- you need to be comfortable getting up from your desk and going to talk with people you are working with-so this would not be a good job for someone who wants to just sit in front of a computer. Some projects will have a longer timeframe, and some will be “drop-everything-and- do-it-now.” While there can be the occasional work-from-home day, this team works best together in the office. We look for well-rounded, versatile individuals who have a good sense of humor; in other words, we will be hiring for the whole person, not just the skills and experience. Opportunities for broadening your experience and advancing are available.

What Else Do You Need to Know?

This position comes with an excellent compensation and benefits package. Benefits include access to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance at group rates; a 401(k) plan you can start saving in immediately that also has an immediate company match; $50 per month gym reimbursement for working out or attending exercise classes 12 times in a month; $150 in Wellness Bucks reimbursement for purchase of equipment, tennis shoes, a fitness tracker or other things that help you stay fit; fresh air walking breaks twice a day; on-site massage therapy every other week; and more! NAMIC is proud to have been named again as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for 2017. For confidential consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Jenn Mitchell, HR Coordinator, at ProductionArtist@NAMIC.org.

NAMIC is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about us, go to www.namic.org






ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT – FEDERAL AFFAIRS

Near Capitol Hill

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) is currently seeking an Assistant Vice President of Federal Affairs in its Washington D.C. office. NAMIC is the largest property/casualty insurance company trade association, with nearly 1,400 member companies serving more than 170 million auto, home, and business policyholders. For more than 121 years, NAMIC has been serving in the best interests of mutual insurance companies – large and small – across the nation.

The position of AVP- Federal Affairs will be responsible for assisting NAMIC’s SVP - Government Affairs in designing and implementing legislative and regulatory strategies to advance NAMIC’s federal public policy agenda.

The well-qualified candidate will have extensive federal legislative, regulatory, and political experience, as well as proven success in leading a team to achieve organizational goals and desired legislative outcomes. To be successful in this position you must have excellent relationships on Capitol Hill, among industry stakeholders and with member constituencies.

Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop comprehensive advocacy strategies to advance NAMIC’s legislative goals and priorities.

  • Manage a team to effectively pursue NAMIC’s policy agenda.

  • Lobby members of Congress and their staff on legislation on behalf of NAMIC and its member companies.

  • Develop strategies to leverage PAC and grassroots resources.

  • Identify emerging legislative issues of importance to the industry, evaluate the impact and develop strategic plans.

  • Draft congressional testimony, issue papers, weekly and monthly periodicals, grassroots letters, legislative and executive branch communications, membership issue alerts, updates and presentations;

  • Work closely with NAMIC leadership, standing committees, and task forces to provide strategic recommendations on public policy solutions.

  • Represent NAMIC at political fundraisers and events;

  • Build and maintain relations with elected officials and staff, industry partners and coalitions, and other related thought leaders; and

  • Work with other public policy groups to identify priorities and development positions that support NAMIC’s objectives.

NAMIC is a strong and growing organization that has been advocating for a strong and vibrant insurance industry since its inception in 1895. This position includes a competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to avpfederalaffairs@namic.org.

NAMIC is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about us, go to www.namic.org






About Employment at NAMIC

How do I apply for a position with NAMIC?

Available positions will be posted above as "Current Job Postings." Qualified individuals should send their resume and salary expectations to:

  • E-mail: Please use the e-mail posted for each specific job opening
  • Fax: 317-872-4061
  • Mail: NAMIC
    Attn: Human Resources
    3601 Vincennes Road
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

NAMIC is an equal opportunity employer.

2017 Best Places to Work in Indiana


2017 Best Places to Work in IndianaNAMIC again has been named as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in the Hoosier State for 2017 by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, earning the number three ranking in the category of medium-sized employers with between 75 and 249 employees.

Chuck Chamness, president and CEO, cites NAMIC’s corporate culture that is professional yet friendly as the reason for the association’s consistent showing on the Best Places to Work list. "NAMIC member companies recognize and appreciate the meaningful work done by our dedicated staff. Knowing that their efforts are appreciated, while working in a collaborative team environment alongside great co-workers, is what sets our work environment apart for staff. The added perks that support a positive work atmosphere just reinforce the overall culture of the organization."

The 2017 rankings represent NAMIC’s fourth selection to the Best Places to Work in Indiana list, and the third time that NAMIC has been ranked in the top ten companies for its size category, and the second time in the top five.