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Manager of Firearms Procurement and Compliance - M

Company: Ducks Unlimited
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Manager of Firearms Procurement and Compliance Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU), the leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation, has an opening in our Fundraising – Event Merchandise Department for Manager of Firearms Programs at our National Headquarters in Memphis, TN. DU has conserved more than 15 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. DU has approximately 500 employees nation-wide and an annual operating budget of over $250 million. This position will report to the National Director of Fundraising Operations. Primary Responsibilities

  • Procure quality firearms for use at more than 4,000 Ducks Unlimited fundraising events
  • Procure firearms for Direct Response fundraising purposes
  • Serve as Liaison to the DU Firearm Selection Committee, coordinating the selection of DU branded event firearms with the volunteers/staff, typically occurring during the annual SHOT show
  • Negotiate pricing for firearms selected by the volunteer/staff Firearm Selection Committee
  • Initiate firearm purchase orders, re-orders and Master Purchase Agreements for products selected by committee
  • Coordinate selection meeting for SHOT Show with senior DU volunteers
  • Primary responsibility for BATF compliance
  • Chair Firearm Compliance Committee, responsible for overseeing all compliance issues related to firearms
  • Regular contact with BATF regarding new laws and develop and maintain special internal forms/tool for firearm transactions
  • Work closely with Information Technology team to ensure effective internal controls over firearm inventory data in accordance with Federal regulations
  • Oversee TICS (Tennessee Instant Background Check System) for firearm transfers and maintain disposition files
  • Oversee event field staff yearly gun allocations
  • Primary responsibility for firearm inventory management
  • Manage firearm inventory levels via projection/forecasting processes
  • Negotiate firearm re-orders to ensure product available for fundraising purposes
  • Provide excellent customer service to field staff, volunteers, and members
  • Reply to inquiries regarding past products for history and value information
  • Oversee all special gun transactions
  • Manage the Ducks Unlimited Preferred Vendor (PV) program, established to provide DU fundraising events with access to additional DU-logoed product
  • Manage Product Coordinator - FirearmsRequirements
    • A four-year degree required from an accredited university
    • Three years of marketing/merchandising/retail/inventory management experience required
    • Experience within the firearm industry a plus
    • Understanding of and experience with DU fundraising events a plus
    • Experience in the handling and functionality of firearms
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Epicor and Blackbaud CRM a plus
    • Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skillsThe successful candidate must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety – Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. Upon employment, he/she will be required to show proof of full vaccination, or apply for a medical or religious exemption from this requirement. DUCKS UNLIMITED, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 or over), disability (physical, mental or visual), genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), military and veteran status, immigration status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Ducks Unlimited, Memphis , Manager of Firearms Procurement and Compliance - M, Executive , Memphis, Tennessee

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