NAED nurtures a collaborative environment that ensures the longevity of the electrical distribution channel. This is our #CultureCode.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NAED's #CultureCode
powerful, productive &
the national association of electrical distributors
Yes, yes, we know. The name is long…
The “National Association of Electrical Distributors” doesn’t always roll
off the tongue. So, please—go ahead and call us N-A-E-D.
We pride ourselves on providing a culture to our employees
that allows them to be innovative and collaborative—
it’s kind of our superpower.
We have excellent employment opportunities in many
different areas of expertise, including marketing,
finance, government affairs, member services,
education development and even
I feel my work at NAED truly has a purpose. I feel passionate for what
I do and what our benefits and services provide for our members.
Senior regional manager
The underlying question that drives all of our decisions is:
How Does This Help our
To provide members with the best in tools, information and
assistance to help them thrive financially, to improve the
overall channel and to be the voice of the industry.
We accomplish this through the four main pillars
we provide our members—networking, advocacy,
education, defined standards and research.
To nurture a collaborative environment that ensures the longevity
of the electrical distribution channel.
NAED’s culture is positive, collaborative and forward-thinking. Everyone brings
110% to the table and works well together with a genuine team spirit.
Providing a safe, flexible and innovative work environment.
We’re committed to taking risks that will propel the industry
forward and having fun while we’re at it!
NAED is a 106 year old association. We haven’t stuck around
this long based on our good looks—
we work hard and we play hard.
There are so many great things about NAED—the flexible schedules, team-building
events, the gym, staff parties, fabulous coworkers and more!
Senior Member Services representative
NAED is committed to an essential set of core values that define,
inform and guide our association. We foster an environment that:
• Serves our members
• Pursues growth and learning
• Works collaboratively throughout the channel
• Promotes originality and creativity
I’ve made lasting friendships at NAED and we work together, each one
specialized, for the same goal—our members.
We value our employees and recognize the hard work they put in
day in and day out. Our employees enjoy:
• Competitive health, dental and
• Free life insurance
• Matching 401K
• Flextime work schedules
• Tuition reimbursement
• On-site fitness room
• Unlimited refreshments
• Snack closet
• Team-building events
• Casual dress
NAED offers their employees a diversity of job responsibilities, a terrific
learning environment, extensive benefits and wonderful co-workers.
My co-workers are the best—they’re helpful, considerate, warm and make
me laugh. I love the culture because it’s family-focused.
We have a great staff who works hard, are experts in their field, with the best
work ethic. They are all pleasant and take great pride in their work.
senior director of meetings & conferences
I like working at NAED because of the freedom to try new things,
the great teamwork and the creativity to try new methods.
education development manager
NAED provides me with the flexibility that I need to be a working mom.
The work/life balance here is like nothing I’ve ever experienced and
the “family first” mentality is second-to-none.
director of marketing & Communications
NAED has a great group of people to work with. Everyone is respectful,
engaging and thoughtful.
member services representative
I like working for NAED because they care for their
employees and recognize life outside of work.
Interested in working at NAED?