Naylor – Why Work For Us?



Naylor works with more than 450 association partners, has unsurpassed expertise in producing and selling integrated association media and events spread across 110 industries and consistently renews more than 90% of its clients each year. With stats like these, we’re proud to say that we deliver more than experience – Naylor delivers results.

Entering into a relationship with Naylor is a partnership. We believe that our core operating values, paired with our desire to serve as an extension of your staff, set us apart from other companies

Naylor is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida with additional offices in Alpharetta, Georgia; Darien, Connecticut; Fairfax, Virginia; and Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Built on a strong foundation of hardworking individuals who displayed a commitment to excellence, honesty, integrity, ongoing improvement and exceptional customer service, Naylor is driven by these same principles today. Since 1969, Naylor’s mission has been to build image by providing the finest products and services to associations everywhere. Over the years, we have expanded products and services and added expertise and offices – all for the sole purpose of effectively serving the association marketplace.

  • We are committed to honesty and integrity as the defining principles upon which all business practices are based.
  • We are committed to ongoing improvement. We’re willing to change the way we do business, we’re committed to state-of-the-art technology and to being progressive.
  • We are committed to excellence. We have high standards. We believe in paying attention to the details, and we have pride in the products and services we deliver.
  • We are committed to exceptional customer service. We’re concerned about meeting the needs of both our associations and our advertisers and creating value for both.
  • We are committed to strategically focused goals and initiatives. We set goals, but we’re willing to change direction to meet market demands. We have a strong emphasis on growth, and we’re committed to the long run financially.
  • We are committed to promoting a fun and caring work environment. This includes allowing for a balanced life, being respectful of people and their needs, making people feel special and valuing them.
  • We are committed to developing a professional team and to providing a professional work environment. That includes a commitment to having a learning environment that is solution driven, and it means that we are concerned with our image in the quality of products we produce, our phone manners, our attitude, etc.
  • We are committed to state-of-the-art management practices. We want our managers to be able to make decisions quickly, to have open communication and to allow for creativity.


  • 1969 Brent Naylor establishes Naylor Publications in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • 1974 Michael Moss joins Naylor
  • 1975 First association magazine published on Naylor printing press
  • 1994 Naylor teams up with Dr. John Wyman, former vice president of marketing for AT&T, and Dr. Richard Lutz of the University of Florida to sharpen our focus on strategic planning and customer service. The decision is made to move corporate headquarters to Gainesville, Florida
  • 1999 A defining moment in company culture occurs when Naylor formalizes and strengthens its Mission, Vision and Operating Values
  • 2000 Michael Moss becomes President and CEO
  • 2001 Winnipeg production facilities become ISO 9001 Certified
  • 2004 A new 57,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is opened in Gainesville as a result of a $9 million expansion
  • 2005 Clarity Partners and ZelnickMedia Announce Acquisition of Naylor Publications
  • 2006 Media industry veteran, Alex DeBarr, is appointed President and CEO
  • 2007 Naylor expands new media operations in Atlanta, Georgia and acquires Convention Management Group, a full-service trade show and event management company based in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 2009 Naylor celebrates 40 years in business
  • 2010 Naylor develops marketing and design services with the creation of Association Marketing & Design Group
  • 2012 Naylor begins offering video-based communications to associations and also acquires a leader in appointment-based events, Global Exchange Events.
  • 2013 RLJ Equity Partners acquires Naylor in December.
  • 2014 Naylor acquires Boxwood Technology, the leading company providing online career center solutions exclusively to the association marketplace since 1998, and the only career center solutions provider to earn an endorsement by ASAE every year since 2002. Naylor also acquires Timberlake Membership Software, a leading provider of association management software solutions to associations and non-profit groups.


Naylor is an international multimedia company offering print, online and event solutions for professional and trade associations. With corporate headquarters in Gainesville Florida, and more than 300 employees in the U.S. and Canada, our portfolio of products and services continue to grow. Naylor is actively recruiting top candidates for multiple position openings. If you are customer-oriented, articulate, self-confident, goal-driven and thrive on opportunity, and are prepared for a fast-paced, challenging, fun and rewarding work environment, please apply today.



We have challenging career opportunities in:

  • Inside Advertising Sales
  • Sales Management & Sales Project Management
  • Marketing & Research
  • Editorial
  • Business Development/Publishing
  • Office Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Internship Opportunities

  Our Employee Relations Philosophy

Naylor is committed to providing the best possible environment for the development of its employees while working to advance company, team and individual goals. To this end we strive to:

  • Treat each employee as an individual and also to develop a spirit of teamwork, where individuals can work together to attain common goals.
  • Provide safe working conditions.
  • Treat employees and applicants with dignity and respect.
  • Provide training opportunities that encourage employees to develop their capabilities to perform their jobs in a better and more meaningful environment.
  • Provide competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Maintain an open-door policy in effort to be open, honest and consistent with all our employees.
  • Provide a professional and comfortable atmosphere in which communication is open and issues are discussed and resolved.


In addition to providing a professional and caring work environment, Naylor offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Performance-Based Pay
  • Bonuses and Incentive Plans
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Competitive Vacation Program and Holiday Schedule
  • Sick Leave Program
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance Plans, including options with a Health Savings Account
  • Dental Insurance, including orthodontic benefits
  • Life Insurance – Company Paid
  • Supplemental Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance – Company Paid
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance – Company Paid
  • Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance for Employee and Spouse
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance – Company Paid
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan, with over 20 investment options
  • Company-Sponsored Employee Wellness Programs
  • Family Work/Life Employee Assistance Program – Company Paid




In addition to providing a professional and caring work environment, Naylor offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Performance-Based Pay
  • Bonuses and Incentive Plans
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance Plan, including Vision
  • Comprehensive Dental Insurance Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Family Work/Life Employee Assistance Program
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Competitive Vacation Program
  • Sick Leave Program
  • Company-Sponsored Employee Wellness Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Free Parking

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    Former Employee - Advertising Sales Representative in Alpharetta, GA
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    Excellent company with some of the best management I have ever encountered at any job. Genuinely good people who truly care about who you are, how you're doing, and want to help you succeed.


    Advertising sales simply isn't for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. You are doing great things, and the company is changing in many positive ways.

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    I was contact via email first and set up a phone interview. It was very basic questions on the phone and was just an HR personnel. Afterwards I set up a face to face interview with a sales manager. Same thing. Basic questions. I got the feeling they just wanted to get a first impression of me.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Gainesville, FL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1969
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Naylor Association Solutions is the leading provider of member engagement and non-dues revenue solutions for associations in North America. Naylor helps professional and trade associations provide more value to their members through print & digital media and communications, event management, marketing and research, career services, advertising, sponsorship & exhibit sales and... More

Mission: Our mission is to build IMAGE by providing the finest products and services for associations everywhere.

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