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National Federation of Independent Business Overview

Nashville, TN
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Membership Organizations
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
NFIB, a non-profit lobbying organization, is the nation's #1 small business advocacy group that gives the small/independent businesses a voice.

Mission: NFIB is 325,000 small and independent business owners united by one clear mission: to promote and protect your right to own, operate and grow your business.

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    There's a lot to be said about the power of optimism as small businesses ended a memorable year with a 104.9 December reading on the NFIB's Small Business Optimism Index. The index showed that the average reading during 2017 was 104.8 per month-a record-breaking achievement.

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National Federation of Independent Business – Why Work For Us?

NFIB is 325,000 small and independent business owners united by one clear mission: to promote and protect your right to own, operate and grow your business.


  • 60% of our small and independent business owner members have 5 or fewer employees.
  • 55% of NFIB’s members report gross sales of $350,000 or less.
  • Founded in 1943, and headquartered in Washington, DC
  • 325,000 strong, nonpartisan, nonprofit association.
  • NFIB’s members determine NFIB’s policies. Each NFIB member gets ONE vote. No exceptions.

Our mission is to defend the right of small business owners to run their businesses without undue government interference and to advance public policies that promote their success.  We are the only major business organization whose policies and positions are established by the members directly, not by executive staff or the Board of Directors. That’s what makes us credible, widely respected and effective.

96% of employees agree that their work supports NFIB’s Mission & Vision; and they contribute to the overall success of the organization – NFIB Employee Survey

The Voice of Small Business

At NFIB, we have one voice and one mission: to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. We want to be recognized as the preeminent and most trusted voice of small business in America. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about small business check us out!

Make A Difference

Bring a message of hope and resilience to small business, come work for NFIB!

“I am extremely excited to help build and strengthen our grassroots efforts across the organization. It is so thrilling to get members engaged in advocacy and sharing their stories on both the state and federal level.”  - Jessica Cooper | Grassroots Director

NFIB realizes the importance of growing the right people with the right talent to secure its future. Talent retention and talent development are vital to executing our mission and realizing our vision. At NFIB you are a part of something BIG!

Celebrate Success And  Have Fun!

A Day with NFIB

“The thing I love most about NFIB is the way people believe in me. They gave me a chance when they hired me, then gave me the opportunity to grow through a promotion!” - Jaqueline Dixon | Small Business Legal Center Program Coordinator

NFIB offers challenging and worthwhile careers to those courageous individuals who want to fight the good fight and make a real impact in America. By joining NFIB, you’re taking your first step toward a truly challenging and rewarding career. You’ll see tangible results of your hard work, and you’ll know that your efforts have a broad impact not only on your community, but also on your country.

NFIB Benefits – Second to None

A fantastic employee benefits program, including tuition reimbursement and adoption reimbursement, is just one of the many reasons to consider a career with NFIB.

Skills and Opportunities to Succeed

At NFIB, there are many opportunities for advancement, mentorship, and growth. Learn more about how you can grow your career and expand your skill set while working with NFIB.

“NFIB’s education reimbursement program actually inspired me to go back and get my MBA” - Molly Young | Director of YEF Programs

Never give up. Never give in. Make it happen. Shape your own destiny. These phrases best describe the mindset necessary for success as an NFIB sales professional. Drive, effort and passion, being on the front lines of NFIB is not always easy, but worth all you’ll receive in return. For high achievers, the rewards will be plentiful—the potential to earn a six-figure income, sales incentives and the satisfaction of making a positive impact in your community!

Do you have what it takes? If so come join us and be part of something BIG!


Are There More Opportunities for Advancement with a Sales Career at NFIB?

There are so many opportunities and avenues for growth and development with NFIB. Listen to a few of our sales employees describe their journey.

Success & Work Life Balance

You can be successful, have work life balance and flexibility with a sales career at NFIB!


NFIB’s Sales Leadership Development Program (LDP) is inspiring tomorrow’s leaders today!

"I love what I do! This is the hardest and easiest thing I have ever done! I love small business owners and what they represent for our country and who they are. I am proud to represent them and NFIB. I also love to travel and train New Hires. This is the most rewarding career I have ever had. And the celebratory culture that is here makes it even more rewarding." - Brent Erickson | Field Sales Representative

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    Applied for position online, received a call from in-house recruiter three days later. Had 2 phone interviews and a ride along before accepting position. Entire interview process and on boarding took four weeks.

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