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International law firm
Downtown DC
Great team!

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Excellent benefits
Great team
Education institution

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Legislative research
Great industry exposure
Opportunity for advancement

King Street Metro
Rewarding Role
Project work

Temporary

Library
Downtown
Busy office

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Downtown DC
Great firm!

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Excellent benefits
Great team
Metro accessible

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Bethesda Metro
Great Team

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Well-regarded firm
Excellent team
Great benefits

Temporary

Recruiting
Education

Temporary

Downtown DC
High-level

Temp-to-hire

Alexandria
Executive Assistant
Non-profit

Temp-to-hire

Finance
Arlington, VA
Non-profit

Temp-to-hire

International non-profit
Dynamic team

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Public Affairs
Metro Accessible
Great Team

Temp-to-hire

Non-Profit
Excellent Location
Great Mission

Temp-to-hire

Great location
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

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Public Affairs
Fast Paced
Career Starter

Direct Hire

Metro accessible
Spanish/English Bilingual

Temp-to-hire

Bethesda Metro
Great Team
Project-oriented role

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Hands on facilities role
Non-profit
Metro accessible

Temp-to-hire

Diverse Role
Mentoring Team
HR/Recruiting

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Association
Great Team
Start Immediately

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Professional Development Role
Dupont Circle
Great Team

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

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Top law firm
Great location

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Legal Research
Great Benefits
Entry level role!

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Excellent benefits
Spanish and Portuguese
Prestigious law firm

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Diversity
Global law firm
Excellent team

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Fast Paced
Great Legal Exposure

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International firm
Excellent Benefits
Great team

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Education
Great team

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Prestigious law firm
Great benefits

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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Opportunity for growth

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Excellent mission
Great team

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Foreign policy
Non-profit
Leading research team

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

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Non-profit
Exciting Mission

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Boston
Excellent firm

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International firm
Excellent benefits
Collaborative environment

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Leadership Role
Non-profit
Foreign Policy

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Non-profit
Research opportunity
Foreign policy

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Prestigious law firm
Great team
Excellent employer

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Fast paced
Diverse responsibilities
Great legal exposure

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International law firm
Downtown DC
Great team!

Conflicts Analyst

The Ford Agency is looking for a Conflicts Analyst with strong research, writing, and organizational skills for a top corporate law firm. The Analyst will work closely with different departments across the firm to ensure that potential conflicts regarding new clients and new hires are performed rigorously and accurately. The person in this role will interact frequently with partners, associates, and other firm managers, so excellent communication skills and utmost professionalism are required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct extensive searches to identify potential conflicts with new and existing clients
  • Research potential conflicts for new hires
  • Train legal and administrative staff on how to prepare conflict memos and reporting
  • Create and maintain screening memos
  • Respond to inquiries related to prior conflicts searches

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal experience required
    • Conflicts, Accounting, Research, or Records experience preferred
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with senior professional staff
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Ability to learn new applications, information resources, and research methodologies
  • Technical Skills:
    • MSOffice
    • Lexis, Accuity, Capital IQ and D&B
    • Intapp Suite or Legal Key, preferred

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Excellent benefits
Great team
Education institution

Director of Alumni Engagement

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an experienced Director of Alumni Engagement to join the Advancement Team of an esteemed DC academic institution. This role is responsible for fostering relationships with alumni, collaborating with colleagues and the Board of Trustees to implement fundraising strategies, and creating engaging philanthropic events and activities. If you have experience forming fundraising strategies and are looking to join a collaborative team with a global focus we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement fundraising strategies
  • Coordinate events for alumni, including local, national, international, and annual reunion programs
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with alumni
  • Collaborate with communications team for the alumni newsletter and fundraising materials

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of Development/Fundraising experience
  • Experience building relationships with donors
  • Excellent communication skills

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Legislative research
Great industry exposure
Opportunity for advancement

Legislative Analyst

The Ford Agency has partnered with a well-established trade association to search for an Analyst to support its Federal Legislative team. This is a perfect role for a candidate with a couple of years of Hill experience and is eager to bring his/her writing, research, and analytical skills to a trade association. If you are looking for a role where you can apply skills that have been honed in a legislative role or collection of internships, this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Synthesize complex legislative information for analysis and presentation
  • Serve as primary contact regarding federal legislation for member companies
  • Work with legislative directors in drafting legislation and regulation proposals
  • Research legal and legislative historical activities for various relevant state issues

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Political Science or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in legislative, legal, or political research
  • Comprehensive understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes
  • Strong technical skills:
    • MSWord document development and Word/Excel data crossover skills
    • Savvy research skills
  • Superb business level communication skills

King Street Metro
Rewarding Role
Project work

Project Coordinator

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced professional to provide administrative and logistical support to the organizational development team of an established national non-profit in Alexandria, VA. This role will be responsible for providing extensive program management support and is an excellent opportunity for a detail-oriented and passionate candidate seeking to join an organization dedicated to providing resources to under-served communities across the nation. This is a temporary position with strong possibility of becoming temp-to-hire. 

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Manage meeting and conference call logistics
  • Provide program management support to orientation, initiative, and training programs
  •  Prepare meeting materials
  • Work with web based assessment tools
  • Provide support to Board
    • Meeting planning
    • Document management
    • Resource and information sharing
  • Provide logistical support for office wide events and national conference

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong organization and administrative project management skills
  • Detail oriented, proactive work style
  • 3+ years administrative support experience
    • Board support experience preferred
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently
  • Advanced MSOffice skills, project management software a plus
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

Temporary

Library
Downtown
Busy office

Librarian Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Library Assistant for a downtown economic consulting firm. Our client needs a candidate with meticulous attention to detail to support all library operations and assist with research. If you are interested in numbers and books and would like to work in a bustling, fast-paced environment, please apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting and supporting the Librarian
  • Case-related research and data analysis
  • Cataloging and checking in/out books

Qualifications Include:

  • 2 years' of experience in a business or professional services setting
  • Experience with a call number system, Library of Congress experience preferred
  • Detail-oriented and customer-focused

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Downtown DC
Great firm!

Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Paralegal for the labor and employment practice group in a prestigious mid-size firm. It's an exciting opportunity for someone with two-years of relevant experience to work closely and strategically with attorneys on substantive projects involving legal research and deposition preparation. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, detail oriented, able to juggle competing priorities, work well independently as well as part of a team. If you are looking to be part of a terrific legal team, this could be the job for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct legal research
  • Summarize depositions
  • Cite check, bluebook citations, and proofread legal documents
  • Submit files to courts and government agencies

Qualifications Include:

  • Associate's degree in paralegal studies
  • 2+ years of paralegal experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite

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Excellent benefits
Great team
Metro accessible

Administrative Receptionist

The Ford Agency is seeking an Administrative Receptionist to join one of DC's top firms! This role serves as the first point of contact, representing the firm to clients, and manages logistics for internal meetings and scheduling. This is a rare opportunity for recent college graduates to take on a role that will give them a broad foundation on the ins and outs of the business world and set the stage for a successful future career.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Scheduling meetings and conference rooms
  • Tracking and coordinating on-site visitor logs
  • Responding to internal and external requests
  • Assist staff with administrative tasks and other projects
  • Act as first point of contact for clients and visitors

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ year of administrative experience in a professional environment
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • Client service oriented work style
  • Professional communication skills

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Bethesda Metro
Great Team

Trusts & Estates Paralegal

The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced Trusts and Estates Paralegal to join a Bethesda-based law firm. This smart and motivated team is looking for someone who shares their drive and work ethic. If you are apt to always go above and beyond and are looking for a great team committed to staff professional development, this could be the perfect next step in your career.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft estate planning, trust, and probate documents
  • File estate planning and trust documents in MD, DC, and VA
  • Proofread and edit documents with a high-degree of accuracy

Qualifications Include:

  • Advanced MSOffice skills and editing ability
  • 2+ years of trusts and estates paralegal experience
    • Experience filing trust and estate documents in DC, MD, and VA
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent technical skills:
    • MS Excel

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Well-regarded firm
Excellent team
Great benefits

HR Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced HR Manager to supervise the recruitment process as well as manage an array of HR functions for one of DC's top international law firms. This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced candidate who is looking to transition into a new leadership role with a team of dedicated HR professionals and a firm with a strong commitment to its staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement the firm's office policies and procedures, ensuring that they comply with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Manage the recruitment process (screen, interview, conduct background checks, and select candidates)
  • Collaborate with attorneys and managers in communicating performance reviews to employeees

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of previous HR Generalist experience in professional services
  • Professional communication and client service skills

Temporary

Recruiting
Education

Recruiting Coordinator

A growing charter school located close to Joint Base Anacostia-Boling in DC is looking for temporary help as they begin recruiting and staffing for the fall semester. This will be a 30 hour/week position through the month of July with possibility of becoming a full-time role. A great opportunity to learn recruiting skills in an educational setting!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reviewing resumes and phone screening candidates
  •  Coordinating and scheduling in-person interviews
  • Managing candidates' progress in applicant tracking system

Qualifications Include:

  •  Bachelor's degree
  •  Prior office experience, recruiting preferred
  • Interest in K-12 education

Temporary

Downtown DC
High-level

Executive Assistant

Top DC law firm is currently searching for an Executive Assistant to support its government contracting practice group. This is a small team with high standards so candidates with excellent attention to detail are required. Occasionally, this position will provide overflow assistance to other teams. This is a temp-to-hire position and an excellent opportunity for a seasoned EA looking for a new challenge

Responsibilities Include:

  • Overseeing the daily administrative affairs for the team to including managing complex calendars
  •  Formatting and proofreading correspondence and other documents
  • Acting as a liaison and gatekeeper for partner

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years' executive support experience
  •  Excellent computer and MS Office Skills
  • Ability to handle details and higher-level strategy concurrently

Temp-to-hire

Alexandria
Executive Assistant
Non-profit

Office Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an Office Manager for DC-based association. This position reports to the CEO and will frequently work with many other teams in the office on special projects. The EA oversees all the day-to-day operations of the office and will present the office in a professional light, providing proactive customer service and support to stakeholders, including staff, members, vendors, and guests. It's a temp-to-hire opportunity available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing front desk, conference rooms, and workroom areas
  • Overseeing supply orders and maintenance of all office equipment
  • Researching for projectsimages to accompany copy

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  •  3-5 years of relevant office experience
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Professional demeanor

Temp-to-hire

Finance
Arlington, VA
Non-profit

Finance Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for a Finance Manager for an environmental non-profit. This position is ideal for someone who is independent, loves numbers, and likes to see projects through from beginning to end. This is a leadership position that reports to the President. If you are an experienced Finance Manager looking to take your career to the next level, this job is for you! Located in a beautiful office in Arlington, VA. Apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Processing payroll
  • Monthly financial reports
  • Managing external audits

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Proven track record of budgeting, forecasting, and project planning

Temp-to-hire

International non-profit
Dynamic team

Global Talent Associate

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join a leading international non-profit that promotes global economic community development at the ground level. This role will handle the logistics and coordination for the international recruiting team throughout the hiring process and assist with other HR initiatives. The successful candidate will be able to find creative solutions to complex problems, have excellent communication skills and have a global mindset. If you are looking to join an amazing team of professionals who support progressive development programs on a multi-national platform, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with global hiring managers on needs/logistics
  •  Supporting the recruiting team and ensuring a seamless hiring process
  •  Collaborating with teams in other global offices
  • Assisting with special projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

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

Temp-to-hire

Public Affairs
Metro Accessible
Great Team

HR Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking a dynamic individual to join the human resources team at a D.C. public policy firm. The HR Assistant will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day functions of the department and several partner companies. This is an easily accessible, high energy office and a great opportunity to strengthen your HR skill set.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with HRIS entry
  • Updating and maintaining ADP payroll portal
  •  Assisting with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures
  • Coordinating open enrollment and new hire orientations

Qualifications Include:

  • Professional demeanor and presence
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous human resources, payroll, and/or benefits administration experience

Temp-to-hire

Non-Profit
Excellent Location
Great Mission

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a temp-to-hire Executive Assistant to provide support to the leadership for an education-focused association near Dupont Metro. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' administrative experience including travel planning, calendar management, and presentation preparation. This is a great role for an seasoned EA looking to having a meaningful impact on a mission-driven team that offers room for professional growth and development.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing executive calendar and meeting planning
  • Coordinating travel and related arrangements
  • Drafting and editing documents and presentation materials
  • Acting as liaison between leadership and professional colleagues
  • Providing all around administrative support

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS required
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • 2+ years of administrative and calendar management experience
  • Strong MSOffice skills needed, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Mastery of time management, the ability to balance projects and deadlines with minimal supervision

Temp-to-hire

Great location
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency seeks an Administrative Assistant to join the legal department of an established nonprofit board. The Legal Administrative Assistant will provide support to the general counsel, while assisting with research, writing and editing projects. The ideal candidate has exceptional writing and research skills and is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This is the perfect opportunity for someone with a year of experience that is looking for legal experience before law school or other professional pursuits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Legal research on various regulatory topics at the national and local level
  • Drafting and editing of summaries and other supporting legal documents
  • General administrative support to legal team

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years' administrative assistance experience
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong oral communication and organizational skills

Temp-to-hire

Public Affairs
Fast Paced
Career Starter

Receptionist

The Ford Agency is currently seeking an organized professional to fill a Public Affairs Administrative Receptionist role. This vital, fast-paced position interfaces with in-house and outside influencers while maintaining the highest level of professionalism, poise, and confidentiality. This is a highly sought after, and rarely available entry-level role for someone looking for a career in the public policy space. Apply now!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering administrative support to senior level executives
  • Providing operational and administrative support to leadership team
  • Answering phone calls, drafting documents and maintaining calendars
  • Welcoming visitors with professionalism and courtesy
  • Scheduling and coordinating office events, conferences, and meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • Proficient in MS Office with an emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to proofread with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to operate with integrity and maintain highest levels of confidentiality

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Metro accessible
Spanish/English Bilingual

Admin & Finance Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a bilingual Administrative & Finance Assistant to join the close knit team of a small, faith based organization that focuses on providing support to educational pursuits. This role will provide administrative support to the executive and finance teams and will have the opportunity to contribute to the broader goals through team projects and initiatives. If you have demonstrated administrative experience and are looking to join a team that is committed to community support, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft reports, memos, and correspondence
  • Respond to inquiries
  • Perform AP/AR and process payroll
  • Translate documents from Spanish to English
  • Organize and file financial and other documents

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of administrative experience
    • Accounting and bookkeeping experience preferred
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English and Spanish
  • Strong sense of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels

Temp-to-hire

Bethesda Metro
Great Team
Project-oriented role

Catering Coordinator

The Ford Agency seeks an experienced Catering Coordinator to support the facility and meeting departments of a Bethesda-based investment firm. This role requires a candidate who can easily switch between big picture strategy and detailed tasks to ensure that events and meetings are carried off seamlessly. This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with vendors for various catering events
  • Assisting with planning and set up for internal and external events
  • Providing back-up support to front desk and assist with projects as needed
  • Handling vendor relationships and searching for cost-effective solutions

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years' related experience
  • Experience managing vendor and contractor relationships
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

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Hands on facilities role
Non-profit
Metro accessible

Facilities Manager

The Ford Agency is actively working with a community building non-profit seeking a Facilities Manager with hands on experience. This role will manage the building needs of one of DC's architectural gems, oversee grounds/maintenance projects, and maintain vendor relationships to ensure the smooth operation of the building. If you are an established facilities professional and are looking for a full scope management role with an organization closely connected to its roots, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform carpentry and mechanical repairs
  • Coordinate inspections, maintain maintenance schedule and adherence to policies and regulations
  • Assist in maintenance of vehicles
  • Prepare budgets, track spending, and approve invoices

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ year of facilities experience
  • Ability to handle minor repairs
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Coordinate with staff at all levels

Temp-to-hire

Diverse Role
Mentoring Team
HR/Recruiting

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a dynamic and sharp HR Coordinator to join the team of a busy non-profit downtown.  The Coordinator will help to manage all personnel-related processes, from recruiting to onboarding to employee retention.  It's a terrific role for someone who has excellent organizational, communication, and follow-through skills as well as an interest in bolstering his/her HR credentials. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Facilitating recruitment process to include: reviewing resumes, screening candidates, scheduling interviews, and conducting reference checks
  • Assisting with the onboarding of new hires and setting up training sessions
  • Other HR-related research and projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of Recruiting or HR experience
  • Intermediate proficiency with MSOffice, familiarity with ATS systems

Temp-to-hire

Association
Great Team
Start Immediately

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a professional Executive Assistant to provide both administrative and project support to high-level leadership at a healthcare association in downtown, DC. The successful candidate will have strong scheduling experience and the ability to manage competing priorities at a fast pace. This is a temp-to-hire role and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing detailed and busy calendars
  • Coordinating and schedule meetings and conference calls
  • Drafting correspondence and other materials for leadership team
  • Assisting clients/members with inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of experience supporting busy executive(s)
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Temp-to-hire

Professional Development Role
Dupont Circle
Great Team

Administrative Receptionist

The Ford Agency has partnered with an economic development agency to find administrative and operational support for its DC office. The person in this role will manage the front desk, support the Executive Director, and assist with event coordination. In balance with the administrative elements, this is a very dynamic position with strong programmatic responsibilities. Proactivity, good judgement, and strong attention to detail are essential skills for this job. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serving as first point of contact, ensuring all visitors, calls, and other inquiries are directly accordingly
  • Coordinating meeting schedules and travel arrangements for Executive Director
  • Tracking projects and ensuring deadlines are being met
  • Managing general office operational vendors and requirements
  • Assisting with event planning and logistics for larger scale projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Demonstrated administrative experience and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in database systems, Microsoft Office suite, and Cvent
  • Knowledge of current travel rules and processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate others

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.

Direct Hire

Top law firm
Great location

Helpdesk Analyst

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for Helpdesk Analyst for a top DC law firm. This individual will join a busy team, provide support to end-users, and maintain systems and applications for the firm. The ideal candidate will have help desk experience, enjoy finding solutions, and know how to deliver exceptional IT service to a broad range of professionals. If you have solid IT/Helpdesk experience and are looking to join a team that will take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Resolve service requests in a timely manner to users remotely and onsite
  • Set up quality assurance testing of hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of experience in end-user support
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience maintaining and supporting Windows OS and Microsoft Office applications
  • Technical skills:
    • Windows 10
    • Microsoft Office
    • Printer Management
    • A/V support

Direct Hire

Legal Research
Great Benefits
Entry level role!

Legal Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently seeking a self-starter to join a well-established international law firm in downtown D.C. This role will work directly with attorneys and senior legal assistants in overseeing case logistics and providing critical research support from start to finish. If you have a few years of professional experience and are looking for the next step to really launch your legal career, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage case files, conduct research, and prepare case materials
  • Prepare for and attend depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations
  • Conduct legal research
  • Organize documents and case files
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in a professional environment ○ Law firm experience, preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Direct Hire

Excellent benefits
Spanish and Portuguese
Prestigious law firm

Multi-Lingual Paralegal

The Ford Agency is seeking a Multi-lingual Paralegal to join a well-regarded law firm in downtown DC. This role will assist attorneys in Spanish/Portuguese/English translations in client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, diligent, and detail-oriented multi-lingual candidate to use his/her language skills professionally while pursuing a challenging and rewarding career in the legal field!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Conduct research
  • Translate Spanish and Portuguese documents into English
  • Edit and proofread legal documents in English, Portuguese, and Spanish

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of professional experience
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English, Portuguese and Spanish
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Strong interest in legal

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Diversity
Global law firm
Excellent team

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a smart and savvy Recruiting Coordinator to join a prestigious law firm. This individual plays a key role in coordinating the Summer Associate and Lateral Associate programs. This is a fast-paced position that requires someone to have excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills. It is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a year of legal recruiting experience to work with an HR team committed to creating a diverse talent team that is reflective of today's world!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate logistics for on campus interviews and work on campus recruiting initiatives
  • Build and maintain relationships with candidates and staff members
  • Manage programs for the summer associates, including recruiting events and diversity programs
  • Create reports for the lateral and summer associate hiring managers
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of recruiting experience in a professional services environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with candidates and hiring managers
  • Superb organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • ATS experience, preferred

Direct Hire

Fast Paced
Great Legal Exposure

Junior Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a proactive Executive Assistant to join one of DC's top litigation firms. This role provides administrative and personal support to a senior partner and offers excellent exposure to the legal practice. If you have 2 years of administrative experience with a passion for law looking to expand your experience, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with pleadings, reports and correspondence records
  • Draft and proofread documents
  • Manage attorney's meetings and calendar
  • Coordinate personal travel arrangements
  • Run personal errands
  • Prepare expense reports and enter billing information

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Exceptional technical skills and strong communication abilities
  • 2+ years of legal administrative experience

Direct Hire

International firm
Excellent Benefits
Great team

Business Development Specialist

The Ford Agency is seeking a results-oriented Business Development Specialist to join the Marketing Department of a prestigious international Law Firm. This individual will play an integral role in supporting the firm's business development efforts and is a great opportunity for someone to gain substantive experience in legal marketing. If you have marketing experience in a professional services firm, are detail-oriented, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment, then we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collect content and edit client pitches and RFPs
  • Track client development and create reports
  • Support events for internal practice groups and clients
  • Conduct strategic research on clients, practice and industry groups, and client events
  • Post pitches, RFPs and practice materials to the intranet and internet
  • Assist with development for improved tracking of relationship management and firmwide client development activities

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related field
  • 1+ year of experience in marketing or business development in professional services
  • Technical skills:
    • MSOffice
    • InterAction
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Direct Hire

Education
Great team

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a HR Coordinator to join one of DC's prestigious educational institutions. This role supports the HR department in a wide range of tasks, such as recruiting, training, professional developments and other special projects. It's an excellent opportunity for a candidate with about two years of HR experience to take on a substantive role that can serve as a launching pad for a career in HR!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the recruitment process, benefits administration, and professional development
  • Track interview activity in the applicant tracking system
  • Serve as the first point of contact for HR inquiries
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding and orientation

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of HR experience
  • Interest in HR and recruiting
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • Excellent communication skills

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Prestigious law firm
Great benefits

Staff Accountant

The Ford Agency is seeking a driven individual with previous accounting and financial reporting experience to join the DC office of a national law firm. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to further develop their accounting career in a well-organized, legal finance department. The successful candidate must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment, communicate professionally, and have a solid comprehension of accounts payable and accounts receivables.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage database with invoices and provide reports to managers and directors
  • Manage month-end closings and create monthly reports
  • Oversee the financials for all non-profit coalitions the firm represents
  • Analyze and resolve billing issues

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Experience with Accounts Payable and legal billing

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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Opportunity for growth

Membership Advisor

The Ford Agency is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the successful and team- oriented membership department of a growing association. This individual will build relationships with a professional group of directors and C-suite executives, support membership initiatives and provide excellent service to its valued members. If you are looking for a role where you will have the opportunity to make an impact and have genuine growth potential, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build relationships with board directors and C-suite executives
  • Communicate regularly with members; informing them of benefits, daily activities, and answer their inquiries
  • Oversee the process for new member applications and renewals
  • Collaborate with team members to create strategies for engagement and retention
  • Identify trends to drive utilization and tailored support to members
  • Ensure revenue growth and track progress against goals

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years professional experience with client management, fundraising, communications, customer service or sales
  • CRM, Salesforce, or data management experience highly preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management

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Excellent mission
Great team

Marketing Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative marketing professional to join the strategic investment team at a community development non-profit. This exciting role will collaborate with the communications team to develop a brand and media presence to reach impact investors. The successful candidate will have experience with financial marketing and building relationships with investors. If you are looking to take the next step in your career and truly make an impact, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop a strategic marketing plan to attract impact focused investors
  • Handle the creation of digital content and outward facing materials
  • Manage relationships with investors

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of financial marketing experience
  • 1+ years of experience with investor relations
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Outstanding communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Creative and entrepreneurial mindset

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Foreign policy
Non-profit
Leading research team

Research Director

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced international Research Director with a MENA regional focus to lead a team of analysts for a growing international non-profit in DC. This team's work is within the foreign policy sphere and this role will guide and direct targeted research based on current objectives. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and professional Director who knows how to manage a team whose work and results directly influence global conversations and reactions to current events.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Regularly interact with government and military contractors and ancillary contacts
  • Collaborate with team to guide research focuses and topic exploration
  • Assess research reports and presentations
  • Knowledgeably represent organization across various platforms

Qualifications Include:

  • Graduate level degree related to MENA, Foreign Policy, Diplomatic Relations, Conflict / Conflict Resolution
  • Fully bilingual English / Arabic, verbal and written
  • 7+ years of experience with international security, intelligence, research, and MENA
  • Experience managing a team and interacting with government and military contractors
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to new and emerging platforms and technologies

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Legal Secretary to join a well-regarded corporate international law firm. This role is responsible for providing administrative support to attorneys, scheduling meetings, and drafting correspondence. The successful candidate will have a strong capacity for logistical management, e-billing experience, and the ability to handle a busy team. If you are looking to join a firm that is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to its staff and provides a positive and team oriented work environment, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide seamless administrative support to attorneys
  • Complex calendar management and scheduling
  • Coordinate travel logistics and prepare travel itineraries
  • Field incoming phone calls
  • Maintain files, records, and contact lists
  • Prepare reports, documents, and correspondence

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of legal secretary or related experience
  • E-billing experience, Elite preferred
  • Excellent MSOffice skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

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Non-profit
Exciting Mission

Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an energetic and motivated Development Coordinator for a DC based, international non-profit that focuses on domestic and global relations. This individual will maintain the donor database and support the organization's development initiatives and campaigns. This is an excellent position for someone with a solid footing in non-profit development that is looking for the next step where they can really broaden their skills with a motivated and exciting team of professionals!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support outreach initiatives for new and existing donors
  • Assist the senior development team with various projects
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the donor database
  • Track and analyze donation trends

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of experience in development/fundraising
  • Strong technical skills
    • Luminate required
    • Salesforce preferred

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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