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National Federation of Independent Business Overview

Nashville, TN
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Business Services
$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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  • NFIB is seeking competitive, self-motivated individuals for a Sales Rep role in Florence, KY. If this sounds interesting get more information here -

    Jobs Listings and Openings Supporting Small Business | National Federation of Independent Business

    Find a job at NFIB where you can work on behalf of small businesses defending their right to own, operate and grow their businesses.

  • Hiring plans and job openings accelerate, but more small firms say it’s hard to find qualified workers.

    Jobs Report and Jobs Data from the NFIB Small Business Research Foundation | NFIB

    The NFIB Research Foundation has collected Small Business Economic Trends data with quarterly surveys since 1974 and monthly surveys since 1986. Survey respondents are drawn from NFIB's membership. The survey was conducted in May 2017 and reflects a random sample of 10,000 small-business owners/members. NFIB's chief economist William C.

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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

Not Just a Job, Fighting for a Cause

Discover why NFIB staff love working on behalf of America’s small business owners. Join NFIB today and be a part of something big!

“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!

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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!

Make America a Better Place

See what drives our salespeople to succeed. At NFIB, it’s not just about making a sale – it’s about making America a better place.

Make your Mark

A Fulfilling Sales Career

"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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    Just like the independent/small business owners who are members, NFIB is YOUR own business. Just like your members, it comes with all the opportunities to be seized, the managers AND support teams that want you to succeed, the voice to be heard, and all the challenges to be overcome. Make no mistake, the training and the mission are top notch. You truly have the ability to be self motivated and driven while having the flexibility to manage your time, and are awarded for your success and no one else's.

    It's always great to see NFIB quoted in the local and national press and to know it's the members independent voice is being amplified, not some back room group with a hidden agenda.


    Just like the independent/small business owners who are members, NFIB is YOUR own business. The reality is some days are good days, and some days are bad days. It's tough when you are on your own, it gets hard to be self disciplined and persistence wains. It's hard taking "No" for an answer and staying on message. You must stay positive (as in any outside sales job) when others are negative, and when you forget all that... stop, regroup, and you'll be fine.

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    Keep doing what you are doing (keep investing in modernizing the model and keep innovating). It's still a team effort, and no one has all the answers. Its not problems members have, they are opportunities. And remind everyone involved why NFIB's voice and its independent mission is so important.

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at National Federation of Independent Business.


    Phone screening interview and was asked maybe a few hours after the call to schedule an interview. then in person interview with Supervisor and Director, was given an offer within a week.

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