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Global law firm
Great location

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Eastern Market
Global Team
Great mission

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High Energy
Excellent benefits
Logan Circle

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Alexandria, VA
Great mission
Visible role

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National firm
Exciting Team
Leadership role

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Boston
Excellent firm

Temporary

Excellent Team
State-of-the-art workspace
Great Mission

Temporary

Global Non-Profit
Great location
Work/life balance

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

Temporary

Bethesda
Great mission

Temporary

Higher education
HR/Recruiting

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Trade Association
Great location
Competitive benefits

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Visible role
New Office space
Global team

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Top notch firm
Great location
Modern office

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Great location
Law firm

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International firm
Excellent benefits
Collaborative environment

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Law firm
Great location

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Unique non-profit
Great team
King Street Metro

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Professional growth
Fantastic Location
Great Firm

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International non-profit
Metro accessible
Excellent team

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Leadership Role
Non-profit
Foreign Policy

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Visible role
Great team
Global firm

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Great location
Excellent benefits
Cutting Edge Office Space

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Non-profit
Strategic role
Great mission

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Excellent team
Great benefits

Temporary

Available immediately
Real estate
Downtown DC

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Bethesda
Metro Accessible
Consulting Firm

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Non-profit
Research opportunity
Foreign policy

Temporary

Shared workspace
Start-up
Possible TTH

Temporary

Raiser's Edge
Metro Accessible
Start Immediately!

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Great location
Excellent team

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Prestigious law firm
Great team
Excellent employer

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Large law firm
Great team

Temporary

Rockville, MD
Long Term
Secret Clearance

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401k Match
Prestigious University

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Exceptional benefits
Hours: 9-5

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PR firm
Client facing
Great location

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Start-up culture
Salary to $100k
Non-profit

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Fast paced
Diverse responsibilities
Great legal exposure

Temporary

Higher education
Work/life balance
Salary to 90K

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Public Relations Firm
DC
Strategy

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Global law firm
Great location

Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively searching for an experienced Coordinator with a strong background in legal HR to join the Recruiting and Professional Development team of a top global law firm. The Coordinator supports a very busy department and plays a crucial role in making sure that its programs and processes run smoothly. It's a terrific opportunity for a sharp and organized individual with previous HR experience to gain more recruiting experience in a prestigious firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate on-campus recruiting efforts
  • Plan the summer associate program including orientation, training, and other events
  • Track applications and schedule interviews
  • Support professional development and diversity initiatives
  • Assist with other special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred
  • 1+ years of Human Resources experience
    • Professional services experience preferred
  • Excellent MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication skills

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Eastern Market
Global Team
Great mission

Office Manager

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an enthusiastic and driven Office Manager to join an innovative media organization. This role will oversee the office, work with international staff on a daily basis, and coordinate meeting logistics for the global team. The successful candidate will enjoy finding solutions to complex problems and interacting with a diverse and international team. This is a great opportunity for an experienced OM looking to be a part of an international team of professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate communications between global teams
  • Ensure that staff on the ground have the resources that they need
  • Oversee operations including: booking travel, handling technology requests, submitting conference applications, and processing reimbursements
  • Keep track of deadlines for conference submissions and awards

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of office management experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Advanced technical skills

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High Energy
Excellent benefits
Logan Circle

Leasing Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an individual to lead a team of leasing specialists for a boutique high-end residential property management group. This role will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy, drive new business, and develop strong client business relations. This is an exciting role for a leasing professional to take on a leadership role within a fast-paced team. Excellent growth potential!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Hire and manage a team of leasing specialists
  • Develop strategic initiatives to drive growth
  • Assist with inbound marketing efforts to generate new business leads
  • Ensure quarterly and annual revenue targets are met

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of sales or leasing experience
  • Experience managing a leasing team
  • Ability to manage changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organization and communication skills

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Alexandria, VA
Great mission
Visible role

Vice President of Chapter Services

The Ford Agency is spearheading the search for a Vice President, Chapter Services to join an Alexandria, VA based non-profit with local chapters nationwide dedicated to serving under represented communities. This individual will drive initiatives to support the strategic growth and development for each chapter based on its unique goals and needs. This is a great opportunity for someone with at least 8 years of leadership experience to join an organization with genuine impact that is making real differences in towns and cities all over the US. Outstanding and rare opportunity!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with boards and c-suite executives
  • Understand the chapters' operations and programs
  • Collaborate with affiliates and assess the operational and program performance
  • Stay up to date on service and funding trends
  • Provide information on additional resources to chapters and facilitate conversations between chapters
  • Serve as a liaison between chapters and the national staff

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8+ years operational experience
    • Non-profit or Association experience strongly preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with boards, executives, and external partners

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National firm
Exciting Team
Leadership role

Digital Media Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Digital Media Manager to join the Marketing Department of a top notch national law firm. This role oversees the firm's website and other digital media platforms, will be responsible for improving its user experience, and will be proactively finding ways to improve the firm's digital assets. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is passionate about digital media and is looking to position a firm as a leader in the digital marketplace.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee the maintenance and integrations for the website, blogs, email marketing, social media, and other platforms
  • Advise and create innovative digital media solutions
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of best practices and industry trends
  • Serve as the liaison between digital media vendors and the IT department

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing/communications or related field
  • 5+years of digital marketing experience
  • Knowledge of marketing technology platforms and products
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in managerial position

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Boston
Excellent firm

Paralegal Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting an experienced Paralegal Manager to join the Boston office of a busy global law firm. This role supports the firm's leadership through overseeing the overall workload and day-to-day activities of its paralegal corps. It is an extremely busy role and that requires excellent organizational, management, and strategic thinking skills If you have extensive experience managing paralegals and are looking for a role that offers leadership opportunities this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee paralegals, progress of ongoing projects, and day to day operations
  • Collaborate with attorneys to understand workflow needs and staff paralegals accordingly
  • Recommend and implement changes to the professional development of paralegals
  • Evaluate performance and participate in the performance review process

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
    • Experience managing paralegals required
  • Professional interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Excellent MS Office skills

Temporary

Excellent Team
State-of-the-art workspace
Great Mission

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency seeks an Executive Assistant to join the team at a sustainability focused non-profit. Joining a team of other Executive Assistants, the EA will support C-suite leadership and senior management of the organization. Collaboration, diplomacy, the ability to juggle and share priorities as well as a great attitude are essential to the role. The ideal candidate possesses affirmed logistical coordination skills, as well as the ability to anticipate organizational and departmental needs. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Calendar management for assigned executives/managers
  • Coordinating domestic and international travel to include ticketing, visas, and expense reporting
  • Assisting with research and assembly of presentations
  • Fielding all email correspondence to ensure follow up
  • Providing project and programmatic support

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential materials
  • Ability to self-start and problem-solve
  • Team player and can-do attitude

Temporary

Global Non-Profit
Great location
Work/life balance

Senior Assistant

The Ford Agency has an exciting opening for a top notch administrative professional for a long-term temporary role supporting a busy department of a global conservation non-profit. The ideal candidate will be a smart, dynamic, and an organized self-starter who has the capacity to take care of day-to-day administrative functions with ease and shift gears quickly. It's an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a challenging experience with a revered organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Acting as gatekeeper to the department; e.g. managing all phone calls and visitors, setting up new employees, and arranging meetings
  • Preparing documents, presentations, and reports and coordinating projects
  • Booking travel, ordering office supplies, and processing payments for associated costs

Qualifications Include:

  • 5 + years' experience in an administrative role
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

Recent College Graduates

We are looking for recent college graduates with excellent internship and/or office experience for a variety of roles throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The Ford Agency is a boutique recruiting firm that partners with top employers in DC - consulting firms, associations, law firms, non-profits, and more. Our goal is to bridge your talent with the best opportunity for you to launch your career. We offer temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct hire roles. We have an established record of success in connecting recent graduates with opportunities with DC's most sought after employers.

If you need assistance with navigating the competitive job market in tandem with a team of experts who can highlight your talents and help you advance your career goals – we want to hear from you.

Basic Microsoft Office skills, excellent communication skills, strong initiative, a great attitude, and flexibility are required for all roles.

Our available positions are always changing but anything from administrative to legal work, communications to marketing, and HR/recruiting to finance roles could be available.

Temporary

Bethesda
Great mission

Accounting Coordinator

A Bethesda-based healthcare non-profit is looking for an Accounting Coordinator to provide all-around support to a busy Finance team. The Coordinator administers the electronic workflow systems and billing systems, helps improve and implement new processes, and works across teams to ensure compliant record keeping. This is a great job for a candidate with at least two years of well-rounded accounting experience looking for an organization with a meaningful mission. It is a temporary position with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire and is available immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing both accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
  • Assisting with accounting data entry and posting donations to CRM
  • Preparing bank deposits, IRS forms, and other necessary documents

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree; accounting or business degree preferred
  • 2 years' experience in AP/AR
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge or Concur

Temporary

Higher education
HR/Recruiting

Recruiter

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a temporary Junior Recruiter to join the team of one of DC's top universities. This is a unique opportunity for someone with 1-3 years of full-cycle recruiting experience to hone his/her skills in a multi-faceted environment with outstanding leadership.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with recruiting for various university departments
  • Managing relationships with candidates and hiring managers
  • Facilitating new hire onboarding and orientations
  • Strategizing innovative sourcing methods

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years recruiting/HR experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and applicant tracking system

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Trade Association
Great location
Competitive benefits

Scheduler and Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a dedicated Executive Assistant to support three busy, high profile VPs at a DC trade association. The successful candidate will have Hill experience, strong scheduling experience, and know how to navigate top level executives. This is a visible and trusted role for a professional EA with poise, natural intuition, and talent for executive support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage extremely detailed and busy calendars
  • Coordinate and plan the annual forum, including identifying speakers, inviting congressional members, and tracking RSVPs
  • Collaborate with Hill staff and CEOs to schedule strategic meetings
  • Schedule and plan annual Board meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • 6+ years of experience supporting C-level executives
  • Capitol Hill experience highly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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Visible role
New Office space
Global team

Events Manager

The Ford Agency has partnered with an international litigation firm to assist in its search for an Events Manager for their D.C. office. This individual will be responsible for successfully planning and executing events from start to finish. The team is looking for a sharp, energetic candidate who knows how to inject the right level of sophistication into different events. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with solid corporate events experience to step into a fast-paced and visible leadership role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop event strategies that are well-tuned to the audience
  • Create and track timelines and provide status reports to internal stakeholders
  • Oversee event logistics including:
    • Venue selection
    • Production of event related materials
    • Distributing invitations
  • Collect program feedback and share feedback with team

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of event planning experience
    • Experience with corporate events
    • Law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent project and relationship management skills
  • Technical skills:
    • CRM
    • Email marketing software
    • Event Invitation software
  • Ability to work with attorneys and vendors

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Top notch firm
Great location
Modern office

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a smart and sharp Administrative Assistant to join the professional development team at a prestigious law firm. This individual will support the team's initiatives, organize meetings, and generate progress reports. This is an excellent opportunity for an entry level administrative professional who is looking for a hands-on environment when they can really dive into back-end details and performance analytics.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organize and coordinate meetings, video conferences and webinars
  • Create and maintain department records and reports
  • Prepare and distribute meeting materials
  • Assist with budget and financial analysis for the department
  • Provide administrative and project support to the team

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of administrative assistant experience
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task with strong customer service skills

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Great location
Law firm

Senior Billing Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting a legal Billing Specialist to join the DC office of a national law firm. This role is essential to the firm's commitment to client service and is an excellent fit for a candidate with direct billing experience in at another nationally recognized law firm. Fantastic communication skills, keen attention to detail, and a personality that thrives in a high-level and fast paced culture are keys to a candidate's success with this team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage monthly client billing including: ○ E-billing ○ Accruals ○ Internal approvals ○ Reporting
  • Ensure client e-billing arrangements are compliant
  • Assist with training staff on billing procedures
  • Communicate with clients regarding invoice status
  • Handle a high volume of bills every month
  • Respond to billing issues and inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of billing experience in a professional services environment
    • Billing experience in law firm, highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Excel
    • Elite 3E, preferred

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International firm
Excellent benefits
Collaborative environment

Corporate Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Corporate Paralegal to join a prestigious international law firm. This role will be assisting with corporate transactions, conducting related legal and business research, and coordinating meetings with attorneys. This is a rare opportunity for a paralegal with solid transactional experience to break into a well-established and notably successful firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting, editing, and proofreading transactional documents
  • Organizing and interpreting complex legal documents
  • Conducting searches on IP, and litigation matters
  • Collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information for attorneys
  • Creating memoranda relevant to mergers, acquisitions, etc.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Excellent research skills
  • Knowledge and previous experience with mergers, acquisitions, securities, financing and/or tax activities
  • Technical skills
    • MSOffice
    • Westlaw, LexisNexis

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Law firm
Great location

Tier II Support Technician

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for Tier II Support Technician for a top DC law firm. The Technician will join a busy IT team, provide second level support to end-users, and stay on top of new systems and technologies for the firm. The ideal candidate will have help desk experience, enjoy helping people solve problems and know how to deliver exceptional IT service to a broad range of professionals. If you are ready to take your IT career to the next level we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide 2nd level support for the firm's end users, both onsite and remote
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Track incidents and service requests in the Help Desk ITSM system
  • Configure software updates and new applications to ensure usability for end user

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of experience in a Help Desk or Information Systems role
  • Bachelor's degree
    • Help Desk Certification, strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  •  Technical skills:
    • Windows
    • Apple iOS
    • Microsoft Office
    • Adobe
    • VPN
    • Printer Management

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Unique non-profit
Great team
King Street Metro

Research Director

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced Research Director to manage the research agenda of one of the nation's largest non-profits. The Director will provide leadership around the organization's research priorities and identify solutions that impact under-served communities. The successful candidate will be a proven leader, an analytical thinker, and be passionate about serving communities on a national scale.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the research agenda and lead a research advisory council
  • Build and maintain relationships with people on the ground to create local action plans
  • Analyze data on a national scale to understand trends and developments
  • Write research reports and other written materials based on data trends
  • Present research findings at annual meetings and national conferences
  • Identify grants to push the research agenda and data collection forward

Qualifications Include:

  • PhD required
  • 3+ years of human service research and evaluation experience
  • Experience in social science research:
    • Data analysis
    • Reporting and determining outcome-based solutions
  • Experience with databases and electronic client records
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate research findings

Temporary

Professional growth
Fantastic Location
Great Firm

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a detail oriented administrative professional to join a prestigious law firm supporting attorneys. This role will handle various projects, such as travel, meeting, and schedule management. This position is ideal for an individual with a strong capacity for logistical management and the ability to handle a busy team of smart professionals. If you are a detail-oriented and organized legal support professional who thrives on activity and being a part of making things happen, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Complex calendar management and scheduling
  • Field incoming phone calls
  • Maintain files, records, and contact lists
  • Prepare reports, documents, and correspondence
  • Arrange and schedule travel and meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of experience providing administrative support
  • Proficient in MS Office with an ability to quickly learn additional software
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Direct Hire

International non-profit
Metro accessible
Excellent team

Global HR Operations Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join a leading international non-profit that promotes community development through social entrepreneurship. This role will handle the logistics and coordination for the global recruiting team throughout the hiring process and assist with other HR initiatives. The successful candidate will be a quick learner, find creative solutions to complex problems, and have excellent communication skills. If you are looking to make an impact at a global organization, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assessing and making recommendations for HR processes and programs
  • Supporting the recruiting team and ensuring a seamless hiring process
  • Collaborating with team in other global offices
  • Assisting with special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ year of professional experience
    • International experience preferred
  • Passion for learning and creative thinking
  • A global mindset, interest and ability to work in a very multi-cultural environment
  • Proficiency in MSOffice
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

Direct Hire

Leadership Role
Non-profit
Foreign Policy

Director of Development

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a talented Director of Development for a foreign affairs non-profit. This role will create and implement strategic fundraising initiatives and independently drive the development efforts. The successful candidate will have experience using Luminate or Salesforce as a fundraising tool and an ability to think creatively with a focus on growth and moving the organization forward. If you are a development leader with a global mindset, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with donors
  • Track and analyze donation trends through an online platform
  • Develop and implement outreach initiatives for new and existing donors
  • Write grant proposals
  • Develop and plan online fundraising campaigns
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the donation database

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience in development and fundraising
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Luminate, required
    • Salesforce, preferred
  • Interest in working with an organization focused on global/foreign affairs

Direct Hire

Visible role
Great team
Global firm

Training & Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Training & Development leader to join the DC office of a global law firm. This role oversees full-cycle training and development and is designed for a proactive and dedicated individual who knows how to manage everything from curriculum development to productive exit interviews. This firm is committed to best practices and excellence and is in need of a professional who shares these priorities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee internal and external training and development activities
  • Manage CLE trainings and oversee CLE accreditation for in-house programs
  • Assess training and development programs and recommend new ideas for future initiatives
  • Develop mentorship program for associates
  • Plan and manage attorney orientations and evaluations

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of training and development management experience
    • Professional services experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Excellent MS Office skills

Direct Hire

Great location
Excellent benefits
Cutting Edge Office Space

Benefits Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting Benefits professionals for an international law firm committed to providing their staff with top notch resources. This individual will work with all levels of staff handling policies and programs including leave, health, and retirement. If you have gained benefits experience in a professional services environment and know you have what it takes to contribute and be successful at one of DC's top firms, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with administration of benefits programs
  • Lead benefits orientation for attorneys and staff
  • Communicate with personnel regarding benefits related inquiries
  • Maintain and update benefits and HR related documentation

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of benefits administration experience
  • Working knowledge of FMLA, ADA, and multiple state leave laws
  • Proficiency with MSOffice Suite
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Direct Hire

Non-profit
Strategic role
Great mission

Director of Annual Giving

The Ford Agency seeks a Director of Annual Giving for a Bethesda-based non-profit. This organization is uniquely dedicated to providing healthcare related services and support to families from across the nation. This role will spearhead the development team and design programs and strategies to take donor engagement to the next level. This is a rare opportunity for a fundraising professional to bring their skills, passion, and energy to a truly unique and impactful organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement strategies to increase revenue from both individual and major donors
  • Build a portfolio of donors
  • Establish and maintain relationships with foundations
  • Work with research tools and databases to identify new major and planned gift prospects
  • Draft funding proposals
  • Participate in organizational fundraising and donor events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
    • Advanced degree, preferred
  • 10+ years of fundraising experience with a major-gifts program
    • 3+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Technical Skills:
    • Raiser's Edge
    • Target Analytics
  • Experience building relationships with donors
  • Excellent communication skills

Direct Hire

Excellent team
Great benefits

Facilities Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced Facilities Director to manage the property and internal facilities of a DC based association. This position is responsible for managing a facilities team, maintaining and building relationships with tenants, and managing relationships necessary for the smooth operation of the building and grounds. This is an exciting opportunity for a facilities leader to join an association that values their employees! Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee facilities contracts and vendor negotiations
  • Create and monitor the annual building operating budget
  • Respond to inquiries from employees and tenants regarding their work space and the general building
  • Oversee inspections and ensure the building adheres to policies and regulations
  • Establish and implement initiatives to help motivate and encourage team excellence

Qualifications Include:

  • 8+ years of facilities management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business, mechanical engineering or related field
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building codes, procedures, and guidelines

Temporary

Available immediately
Real estate
Downtown DC

Paralegal

A national non-profit is looking for a Paralegal to assist them with projects associated with real estate development. This position will include document review and developing a system for documents that require further review and consent. An ideal candidate will have experience in affordable housing and/or real estate law and the ability to work independently with good judgement. This is a temporary position and available starting the beginning of January.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reviewing high volume of documents
  • Developing system to track documents that need further work
  • Identifying internal and external personnel for sign offs on documents

Qualifications Include:

  • Non-profit experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Paralegal certification preferred

Direct Hire

Bethesda
Metro Accessible
Consulting Firm

Business Development Associate

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a Business Development Associate to join a Bethesda based healthcare consulting firm. This role will work closely with the sales and marketing teams in seeking out new leads to ensure the team's ability to provide excellent service to its valued customers. If you are looking for a role where you will have the opportunity to really make an impact and have genuine growth potential, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify leads from marketing and sales campaigns
  • Develop a prospecting strategy and actively reach out to prospects and contacts
  • Build relationships with contacts and understand their business needs
  • Maintain and update the CRM

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of experience of B2B sales or business development experience
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM
  • Ability to manage a high volume of leads
  • Excellent communication skills

Direct Hire

Non-profit
Research opportunity
Foreign policy

Intelligence Analyst

The Ford Agency seeks an experienced Intelligence Analyst to serve a growing international non-profit in DC. The Analyst will provide advanced research, evaluate and interpret intelligence information from a variety of sources. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in foreign policy and research experience in the MENA region. This is an excellent opportunity to conduct advanced research on topics that are extremely tied to current events and foreign policy decision making matters.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Initiate independent research projects
  • Write research reports and present findings in person
  • Summarize research for presentations by audience
  • Write briefings and analytical papers
  • Use various media platforms effectively

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Arabic fluency required
  • 3+ years of experience with progressive international security, intelligence, research, computer science experience, and Middle Eastern studies
  • Demonstrated experience with efficiently organizing, presenting and disseminating data to a variety of audiences
  • Keen ability to pivot from independent to group work
  • Ability to successfully navigate shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to new and emerging platforms and technologies

Temporary

Shared workspace
Start-up
Possible TTH

Web Developer

An exciting tech start-up is looking for a Web Developer to help with both front-end and back-end development of their consumer mobile platform. The ideal candidate will have a passion for building intuitive, beautiful consumer mobile products and help provide immediate lift to development and testing sprints. This is a contract position expected to last 8 weeks but has the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Development of consumer mobile platform (iOS/Android)
  • Boosting initial code base from proof of concept to scalable, production-ready code
  • Helping turn alpha product and proof-of-concept designs (Sketch/Invision) into a frictionless front-end

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong understanding of:
    • JavaScript
    • Express
    • MongoDB
    • AWS
    • Typescript
    • React
    • HTML5
    • CSS/SASS
    • Cordova
  • Experience with front-end deign for IOS and Android
  • Ability to self-start and work overtime

Temporary

Raiser's Edge
Metro Accessible
Start Immediately!

Raiser’s Edge Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a development associate with strong Raiser's Edge experience to provide support to a busy and far-reaching non-profit in DC. This role will be responsible for maximizing database usage in the donor development and fundraising effort to help extend the member/donor community to the next level. This role is available immediately and perfect for someone with development experience looking to dive in with a team that is passionate and focused.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage Raiser's Edge database
  • Track and update donor and gift information
  • Strategize on best use of database tools
  • Run queries and reports
  • Collaborate with team on strategies and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS Degree Required
  • 1+ years of professional experience using Raiser's Edge
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently

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Great location
Excellent team

Litigation Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Litigation Secretary to join the busy team of a downtown law firm. This role is responsible for scheduling depositions and hearings, drafting pleadings, and assisting with trial preparation. An ideal candidate will be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, and thrive in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking to join a great firm that values giving back, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage scheduling, calendars and travel arrangements
  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Prepare time entry and billing
  • File documents with courts
  • Draft and edit correspondence and pleadings for team

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of litigation experience
  • Proficient with MSOffice Suite
  • Time entry and billing experience
  • Experience with document management and docketing systems
  • Excellent research and writing skills

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Prestigious law firm
Great team
Excellent employer

Paralegal – Real Estate

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Paralegal to join the busy and energized commercial real estate team at a prestigious law firm in DC. The successful candidate will have previous related experience and be looking to move to a firm committed to providing their staff with growth and professional development opportunities. If you have solid entry-level experience in commercial real estate and are ready to broaden your responsibilities - we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist attorneys and team in all aspects of group work
  • Navigate and organize case related documents
  • Conduct UCC searches/filings
  • Review titles and surveys
  • Work collaboratively with paralegal teams and attorney teams

Qualifications Include:

  • Paralegal certificate
  • 1+ years of commercial real estate experience in a law firm or related organization
  • Title, plat and survey review experience
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Document management
    • Timekeeping software

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Large law firm
Great team

CRM Associate

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a CRM Associate to join the marketing team of a prestigious DC law firm. This position is responsible for managing the CRM, updating client information, and ensuring data integrity. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has a strong understanding of managing a database to contribute to the successful business strategy of a firm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the database implementing best practices and ensuring data integrity
  • Perform research to update client information
  • Recommend ways to improve list quality for event/marketing campaigns
  • Serve as point of contact for CRM questions and monitor the inbox

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years InterAction experience
  • Strong MSOffice skills, especially MS Excel
  • Natural ability to solve problems
  • Excellent organizational skills

Temporary

Rockville, MD
Long Term
Secret Clearance

Document Conversion Clerk

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for Document Clerks with an active Secret clearance to facilitate the data conversion efforts of a full-service information technology firm in Rockville, MD. This role will provide document conversion and quality assurance support for the digitization and archival efforts. We are looking to hire several candidates for this contract, scheduled for 6-12 months. If you have an active Secret clearance and have experience with document digitizing and conversion, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing document conversion support by preparing, scanning, and converting hard-copy or micro-media documents to digital format
  • Adhering to prescribed quality control standards pertaining to data validation, data entry, and file management
  • Operating standard office and imaging equipment

Qualifications Include:

  • 1-2 years of clerical or administrative experience
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Knowledge of digital filing methods and systems preferred
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

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401k Match
Prestigious University

Travel Coordinator

The Ford Agency seeks a talented travel professional to manage the travel coordinating needs of one of DC’s busiest and most prestigious university athletic departments. Serving as the main coordinator of travel, this role will manage all aspects of the department’s administrative, logistics, and accounting priorities related to team travel. The ideal candidate will be adaptable, have outstanding travel planning skills, possesses a high-level of technical aptitude, and thrive in a dead-line driven environment. This is the perfect advancement opportunity for travel professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and complete the department’s various teams travel arrangements and requests
  • Research and resolve all travel related issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide high-level administrative assistance and support the departments travel management reporting needs

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated experience in travel coordination
  • At least two years of SABRE experience, CRS experience desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of domestic and international travel requirements and other travel industry related rules and regulations
  • Exemplary organizational, communications, and customer service skills

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Exceptional benefits
Hours: 9-5

Word Processing Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a legal Word Processing Specialist for one of DC's top law firms. This role provides advanced production and troubleshooting of documents and presentations for a team of busy attorneys. If you are a document pro and have a keen eye for the detail that others might miss, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide advanced technical document editing and formatting
  • Handle document conversion and data presentations
  • Edit video and graphics for desired format and document integration
  • Create binders, legal templates and document indices

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years related experience
  • Extraordinary proficiency with MSOffice, Adobe Creative Suite, Visio, and Dreamweaver
  • Basic graphics and picture manipulation skills
  • Superior proofreading skills

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PR firm
Client facing
Great location

Director

The Ford Agency has partnered with a Public Relations firm seeking a Director to join their growing team. The Director will play an integral role in increasing the firm's portfolio of clients, building client relationships and developing effective communication strategies. The ideal candidate will be driven, have a great work ethic, and be able to lead others to go above and beyond with enthusiasm. This is a rare opportunity to join this well-regarded and successful team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create strategies and effective messaging for the clients' audiences
  • Build and maintain relationships with reporters, pitch stories and respond to media inquiries
  • Write blogs, by-line op-eds, and other thought leadership for clients
  • Assist with getting new clients, by researching potential clients, drafting proposals, marketing the firm and speaking at events
  • Understand clients' industries and connect with others in the field

Qualifications Include:

  • 8+ years of Public Relations experience
    • Experience working with clients and reporters
    • Agency experience, strongly preferred
  • Experience managing a team
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various projects for multiple clients at the same time

Temp-to-hire

Start-up culture
Salary to $100k
Non-profit

Director of Development

The Ford Agency is seeking a Director of Development to join a health and science focused non-profit. The Director will play an essential role in creating and implement campaigns, collaborating with the team to develop strategic long-term planning. This is a unique opportunity for a true professional who is looking for a long term commitment to a team of dedicated professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop fundraising plans to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Design presentations for current and prospective donors
  • Build and maintain donor relationships with corporations, foundations and private prospects
  • Oversee timelines for fundraising campaigns and plan fundraising events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Graduate degree, preferred
  • 8+ years of fundraising experience in a non-profit, education or foundation setting
  • Pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience ideal, but not required
  • Advanced skills with fundraising software
  • Professional communication skills

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Fast paced
Diverse responsibilities
Great legal exposure

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for an energetic and proactive Legal Administrative Assistant for one of DC's top litigation firms. This role provides support across multiple practice groups and offers excellent exposure to the diversity of legal practice. If you are an administrative professional with a passion for law looking to expand your experience, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist legal staff with court and electronic filings
  • Prepare legal documents using research sources
  • Assist with pleadings, reports and correspondence records
  • Draft and proofread documents
  • Manage attorneys' meeting and travel calendar
  • Prepare expense reports and enter billing information
  • Contribute to the preparation of meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Exceptional technical skills and strong communication abilities
  • 2+ years of legal administrative experience

Temporary

Higher education
Work/life balance
Salary to 90K

Employee Relations Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an employee relations professional to work with one of DC's most respected universities. This role will interact with all university departments, ensuring employee-related matters are investigated, evaluated, and settled with an objective and unbiased approach. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in a law firm or other professional services environment with a role focused on labor/employment law and an interest in transitioning to a university setting. This is an open-ended temporary position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as investigator for employee relations inquiries and matters
  • Oversee each step of the investigation and resolution process, maintaining full compliance
  • Initiate and implement policies and processes to establish new and effective methods of training

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of relevant labor/employment legal and/or employee relations experience
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Knowledge of Federal/DC employment and labor laws preferred
    • EEO
    • Title IX, VII
    • ADA, FMLA
  • Experience investigating and resolving employment related concerns in a professional setting preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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Public Relations Firm
DC
Strategy

Senior Account Manager

The Ford Agency is seeking a Senior Account Manager to join a boutique public relations firm specializing in crisis management and strategic communications. The firm is looking for a proactive individual who is a strong writer with experience interacting with the media. This role will work closely with clients to develop communications strategies and initiatives to successfully implement organizational priorities and future goals. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with public relations and strategic insight to join a firm where you can see direct action on your ideas!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement communications and public affairs strategies
  • Craft press releases, proposals, strategy memos, fact sheets, and articles
  • Assemble media lists and databases
  • Coordinate with reporters and pitch stories
  • Develop and present ideas and data

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of public relations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience interacting with the media
  • Prior client account management

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