Careers at NRF

Explore opportunities at NRF’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Work with us

NRF’s staff of more than 100 makes an impact in the lives of retailers, retail employees and consumers every day. Our collaborative, family-friendly culture reflects the passion and innovation of the industry we serve. A career at NRF offers opportunities for learning, travel and professional growth.

Our benefits

Health insurance

NRF offers medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents. Eligible employees may select from three UnitedHealthcare medical plans, including two high-deductible plans with access to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

Flexible spending benefits

NRF offers Flexible Spending Accounts, which offset out-of-pocket medical and dependent care costs by allowing eligible participants to set aside pre-tax funds to pay for medical and childcare expenses. 

Father and daughter are at the eye doctor getting glasses
Wife and husband sit during an overview about their health benefits

Basic term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance

NRF provides eligible employees group term life including accidental death and dismemberment insurance coverage equal to twice an employee’s base salary up to $500,000. Eligible employees can also elect to purchase additional life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance coverage for themselves and eligible dependents.


NRF offers short-term and long-term disability benefits. These benefits pay a percentage of your earnings in the event of a disability.

Retirement savings plan

NRF’s 401(k) plan allows eligible participants to save pre-tax dollars for retirement. Participants are immediately vested in the plan and eligible to receive matching and non-elective contributions from NRF.  

Paid leave

NRF provides eligible employees paid vacation, sick and personal leave benefits. Annual vacation leave is accrued each pay period and the accrual is determined by years of service.  Employees are allowed ten days of sick and three days of personal leave each year. NRF also offers paid holidays.

Mom plays with little boy in the water on vacation
a group of women workout together at the gym

Health and wellness

NRF is committed to the health and wellness of our employees. We offer a variety of benefits, programs and sessions dedicated to our employees’ well-being, including regular access to a personal trainer.

Other benefits

NRF also offers family leave benefits, transportation benefits, education assistance and voluntary pet insurance.

NRF is an equal opportunity employer

The National Retail Federation is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. NRF will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or of other protected classes. NRF will make a reasonable accommodation to applicants who require such in order to apply for any position.