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Rockville
Great Team
Free Parking

Direct Hire

Passionate Non-profit
Foreign Policy

Direct Hire

Global Tech
McLean
Innovative Team

Direct Hire

Non-profit
Research opportunity
Foreign policy

Direct Hire

Farragut Square
Top-notch law firm

Direct Hire

Consulting firm
Growth
Fast-paced

Direct Hire

Accounting role
Great benefits
Downtown

Direct Hire

Philanthropy
Farragut Square
Boutique Office Environment

Direct Hire

Leadership role
Great team
Downtown DC

Temporary

Shared workspace
Start-up
Possible TTH

Direct Hire

Opportunity for travel
Tech industry
Great benefits

Direct Hire

Fredricksburg, VA area
High profile

Temporary

Raiser's Edge
Metro Accessible
Start Immediately!

Temporary

Downtown location
Excellent team
Great mission

Temporary

Entry-level
Development experience
Non-profit

Temporary

Bethesda Metro
Great Team
Diverse Role

Temp-to-hire

Great Team
Boutique Law Firm
Rockville

Direct Hire

Great location
Excellent team

Direct Hire

Bethesda
Boutique firm
Metro accessible

Direct Hire

Superb entry-level role
Interesting projects
Room for Growth

Direct Hire

Prestigious law firm
Great team
Excellent employer

Temporary

Great Team
HR Experience
Available Immediately

Direct Hire

Large law firm
Great team

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

Temporary

Available immediately
Downtown DC

Temp-to-hire

Legal
Great team
Downtown DC

Temp-to-hire

Higher education
Rewarding role

Temporary

Rockville, MD
Long Term
Secret Clearance

Direct Hire

Great location
Excellent benefits
Beautiful office space

Temp-to-hire

Real Estate
Entry-level

Temp-to-hire

Opportunity to travel
Great location

Temporary

Legal
Great team
Downtown DC

Direct Hire

New office space
Excellent benefits

Direct Hire

401k Match
Prestigious University

Temp-to-hire

Diverse Role
Law Firm
Great Team

Temporary

Raiser's Edge
Metro Accessible
Start Immediately!

Temp-to-hire

3 Days/Week
Great Firm
TTH

Direct Hire

Excellent benefits
Bilingual role
Prestigious law firm

Direct Hire

Law firm
Great Location

Temp-to-hire

Competitive Salary
Think tank
Great location

Direct Hire

Law firm
Great location

Direct Hire

Exceptional benefits
Hours: 9-5

Direct Hire

PR firm
Client facing
Great location

Temp-to-hire

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

Temp-to-hire

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

Direct Hire

Fast paced
Diverse responsibilities
Great legal exposure

Temporary

Higher education
Work/life balance
Salary to 90K

Direct Hire

Public Relations Firm
DC
Strategy

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Law firm
Collaborative environment

Temp-to-hire

Rockville
Great Team
Free Parking

Billing Specialist

The Ford Agency is seeking a Billing Specialist to join a boutique Rockville based law firm. The Billing Specialist will work with clients, attorneys, and paralegals to ensure attorney billing is submitted and processed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have billing experience, attention to detail, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid foundation in billing who is looking for a solid and collaborative team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with billing team on monthly billing and outstanding invoices
  • Communicate with clients regarding late invoices
  • Create billing schedules and monthly reports
  • Handle a high volume of bills every month
  • Respond to billing issues and inquiries

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of billing experience
    • Billing experience in law firm, highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Excel
    • Experience with accounting software, highly preferred

Direct Hire

Passionate Non-profit
Foreign Policy

Donor Development Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a talented Donor Development Specialist for a foreign affairs non-profit. This person will maintain the donor database and support the organization's development initiatives and campaigns. The ideal candidate will have experience with Luminate or Salesforce, and a strong interest in national security. If you are an individual with a global mindset and are looking to bring your development experience to the front line of a passionate organization, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the donation database
  • Use online platforms to track and analyze donation trends
  • Support and create outreach initiatives for new and existing donors
  • Assist with the development and implementation of fundraising campaigns
  • Assist the senior development team with various projects

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

Global Tech
McLean
Innovative Team

Tech Positions

The Ford Agency is partnering with a tech B2C start-up looking for innovative professionals to join their team as they prepare to launch their first mobile product. If you have a solid background in one of the below roles in the tech/digital product industry, we want to hear from you today!

We are recruiting for:

  • Project Manager
  • Senior Front End Product Manager
  • Senior Back End Product Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Presales Engineer
  • Market Research Manager
  • .net Developer

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
  • 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

Direct Hire

Farragut Square
Top-notch law firm

Evening Receptionist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a motivated and energetic Receptionist to join a DC firm. This role will manage the front desk and represent the firm as the first point for contact to high profile clients and visitors. The successful candidate will have reception/greeting experience and be looking for that foot in the door and career start.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the front desk
  • Act as first point of contact for all visiting guests, callers, and staff
  • Monitor scheduling of conference rooms and catering for various events
  • Draft and edit a bi-weekly internal newsletter
  • Assist with attorney time entry and other administrative projects

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of reception/greeting experience
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Proficiency in MSOffice

Direct Hire

Consulting firm
Growth
Fast-paced

Operations Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a motivated and driven Operations Assistant to join a growing, DC consulting firm. This is a diverse and dynamic role in which you will gain exposure to operations, HR, marketing, finance and other aspects of business. The ideal candidate will have superb customer service skills and be willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. If you are looking for an entry level role where you can learn the ins and outs of multiple departments and develop a big picture understanding of how organizations grow, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support to the Operations team and CEO
  • Serve as the point person for HR and other employee inquiries
  • Assist with employee engagement initiatives and other projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of administrative experience
    • Professional services experience preferred
  • Tech savvy:
    • MSOffice Suite
    • G-Suite
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Direct Hire

Accounting role
Great benefits
Downtown

Revenue Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Revenue Coordinator to join an international law firm in DC. This role will work closely with the Assistant Revenue Manager, manage accounts receivable, and research/resolve any open items. This is an excellent role for someone who has experience supporting an accounting team looking to take on a more substantive accounting role within a prestigious law firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor accounts receivable, research, and reconcile delinquent accounts
  • Work with billing department to resolve posting errors
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Serve as back up for members of the Revenue team
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of administrative accounting support
    • Law firm experience, preferred
  • Technical skills:
    • Strong MSOffice especially MS Excel
    • Accounting software
  • Professional communication skills

Direct Hire

Philanthropy
Farragut Square
Boutique Office Environment

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Executive Assistant to provide support to a well-established, philanthropic organization in DC. This role will be responsible for managing calendars, drafting correspondence, and coordinating travel itineraries for the busy Managing Director. The ideal candidate will anticipate and solve problems and manage workflow with diplomacy and professionalism. If you have EA experience and are looking for a rewarding and challenging position we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain complex meeting and event calendars
  • Arrange domestic and international travel and hotel reservations
  • Prepare and proofread correspondence and other documents
  • Prepare materials for site visits and various meetings
  • Plan and coordinate events

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of executive administrative experience ○ Strong calendar management experience a must
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Direct Hire

Leadership role
Great team
Downtown DC

Attorney Professional Development Manager

The Ford Agency seeks an Attorney Professional Development Manager to join a top-notch DC firm. This role is designed for a seasoned manager who is naturally adept at developing relationships, increasing staff and attorney engagement, and creating new initiatives for a forward thinking team. Our client is looking for a strategic partner who is ready to dive in and take part in driving the future of the firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify career development needs and goals for attorneys at different career levels
  • Provide strategic HR counsel to partners and all associates
  • Collaborate with Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion and other HR teams to promote objectives
  • Handle employee relations matters

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of Human Resources experience
    • Experience in legal or professional services strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required
    • JD or advanced degree in HR or related field preferred
  • Strong command of the principles and practices of personnel administration
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of best practices in professional and career development

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

Direct Hire

Opportunity for travel
Tech industry
Great benefits

Coordinator

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an energetic Coordinator to work with a technology association whose regulatory work is critical to the successful operation of national telecommunications. This role is involved in coordinating logistics for meetings and events, drafting and editing digital publications, facilitating and leading regular meetings to discuss regulatory initiatives and working with members and leadership on presentations. The successful candidate will have a keen ability to synthesize data/content, be detail-oriented, and have exceptional organization skills. If you are looking a challenging role working daily with telecom intellectuals and being a part of the future design of how things work, we want to hear from you!


Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate meeting and event logistics and track registration and attendance
  • Create, edit and manage documentation for meetings and publication
  • Regularly work with leadership to evaluate progress and prepare presentations
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the industry and standards

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of professional experience • Excellent communication and organizational skills • Program/Project management experience a plus • Ability to travel for meetings • Technical skills: ○ MSOffice ○ Adobe Acrobat ○ GoToMeeting

Direct Hire

Fredricksburg, VA area
High profile

Personal Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a personal assistant for a prominent and high profile couple in the outer suburban Virginia area. The person in this role will be immersed in managing a multitude of responsibilities from managing multiple residences to coordinating complex travel. The right candidate will have the right balance of providing personal assistance and professional high level executive support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create international and domestic travel itineraries; including flights, dinner and hotel reservations, car services
  • Write business and personal correspondence
  • Work as a liaison between the family and office staff, vendors, clients, and contractors
  • Review and identify questions/concerns with contracts and billings for residence
  • Daily oversight of operations for the properties

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant
  • Extremely well organized
  • Professional communication skills
  • Confidence to act as proxy in a variety of professional and vendor relationships
  • Ability to conduct responsibilities in timely and professional manner

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

Temporary

Downtown location
Excellent team
Great mission

Administrative Assistant

A leading international non-profit is looking for an Administrative Assistant to handle departmental event planning and accounting. This is an open-ended temporary opportunity with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire. A perfect job for an experienced administrative professional who is between jobs looking for a substantive role with a highly-visible organization. Candidates with accounting experience and the ability to toggle between multiple tasks are encouraged to apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organizing conferences and event
  • Preparing and editing correspondence
  • Handling all accounting tasks and projects
  • Ensuring smooth functioning of department

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail

Temporary

Entry-level
Development experience
Non-profit

Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency has partnered with a well-respected international non-profit to find a Development Coordinator to support the Senior Vice President in fundraising efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level candidate with excellent administrative skills to learn about development and fundraising for international non-profits. This position starts immediately and is expected to last until med-February 2019.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing the Senior Vice President's calendar and booking travel
  • Preparing documents and setting up meetings
  • Coding invoices and statements
  • Ensuring acknowledgement letters are edited and sent

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with both invoicing and travel booking

Temporary

Bethesda Metro
Great Team
Diverse Role

Facilities Manager

The Ford Agency seeks an experienced Facilities Manager to provide oversee operations of a Class "A" building in downtown Bethesda. In addition to managing the day-to-day administrative functions of the office, the Facilities Manager will take the lead on space planning, maintenance, and relationship management with vendors. This role requires a candidate who can easily switch between big picture strategy and detailed tasks to provide excellent customer service to the building and improve efficiency. This is a temporary role with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with department heads to develop plans for personnel and equipment
  • Overseeing recurring and unscheduled repairs and maintenance
  • Managing the reception desk, mail room, and security staff and procedures
  • Acting as primary point of contact for building matters
  • Handling vendor relationships and searching for cost-effective solutions

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years' related experience
  • Experience managing vendor and contractor relationships
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Flexibility to respond to building issues anytime

Temp-to-hire

Great Team
Boutique Law Firm
Rockville

Paralegal

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a Paralegal to join a Rockville based firm that focuses on tax and estate planning. This is a great opportunity to avoid the commute downtown with a firm where you can apply your experience and work with a close knit and dedicated team that appreciates hard work and a friendly work environment. If you have 1-3 years of legal experience and are available to start immediately in a temp-to-hire position, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing workload and complete projects within deadlines
  • Providing full-service paralegal support
  • Coordinating and support other team members
  • Assist with recordkeeping and client billing

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • 1+ years paralegal experience
    • Tax law experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with competing priorities and deadlines

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

Bethesda
Boutique firm
Metro accessible

Accounting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an office professional with at least 1 year of experience who is looking for that next step to join a Bethesda-based boutique law firm. The role will assist with legal billing and accounting support as well as act as a first point of contact for clients and vendors in an administrative capacity. If you have direct experience doing accounting work and are looking to continue to learn and grow while having a diverse role with a lot of interaction with other departments and clients, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with accounting and finance team
  • Process credit card payments, deposits, and wire transfers
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • Manage vendor charges and billing
  • Assist attorneys and other firm departments with special administrative projects

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Proficient in MSOffice

Direct Hire

Superb entry-level role
Interesting projects
Room for Growth

Junior Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is searching for a smart, organized, and resourceful candidate to be the next Junior Executive Assistant to the Chairman of one of DC’s most prominent Real Estate Developers. The EA supports the executive team with a variety of administrative and research projects and serves as a gatekeeper to the Chairman and President. This position requires flexibility, a strong work ethic, and a sense of humor. Yes, you will be picking up coffee and running someone else's personal errands, but you will also get the chance to work with talented and interesting people who will teach you about the business. An excellent opportunity for someone looking to hone his/her business savvy. Interest in Real Estate is a big plus!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage day-to-day office operations, such as ordering office supplies, sorting and distributing mail, maintaining filing systems, setting up conference room
  • Support the Chairman and President with his day-to-day office needs
  • Scheduling personal and business meetings and travel
  • Business development research, market and property research

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Superb organizational and communication skills; ability to shift gears and prioritize projects
  • Diplomacy and ability to handle confidential information with discretion

Direct Hire

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

Temporary

Great Team
HR Experience
Available Immediately

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a temporary HR Coordinator for a successful and growing healthcare group in DC. The coordinator supports a variety of HR functions and is a great role for someone who has exposure to HR/Recruiting and is looking for that next step that will give them a broad base of HR experience. This is a temporary position with the possible opportunity of permanent hire for the right candidate!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide all-around administrative support to the HR Department
  • Manage employee timecards, track leave requests, update employee information
  • Manage employee data in tracking systems
  • Handle employment verifications

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year of HR/Recruiting experience or internship experience
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Direct Hire

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

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

Available immediately
Downtown DC

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Legal Secretary to join a busy, downtown corporate law firm. The ideal candidate will have prior legal experience, excellent writing and editing skills and a willingness to pitch in for the team. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to get to work immediately with a seasoned and collaborative group of attorneys in a positive and friendly work environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce and edit correspondence, reports, and other legal documents
  • Monitor calendar and deadline reminder systems
  • Coordinate monthly billing process and review for compliance
  • Greet clients and visitors and answer and direct phone calls

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of legal experience
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and document management systems
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Legal
Great team
Downtown DC

Legal Secretary

A national law firm is looking for a skilled Legal Secretary to support their labor and employment team. The ideal candidate will have litigation experience and be able to navigate documents and spreadsheets and provide support to a busy team. This role will oversee a broad range of administrative support and toggle between tasks always maintaining a big-picture view. This is a temp-to-hire; qualified candidates are encouraged to apply now!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing and submitting filings and other legal documents
  • Manage calendar and travel arrangements
  • Processing new business intake forms and handle time entry
  • Managing expense reconciliation and billing processes

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years' legal secretarial experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MSOffice products
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships

Temp-to-hire

Higher education
Rewarding role

Program Coordinator

The Ford Agency has partnered with a national higher education organization to find a Program Coordinator to promote and manage signature educational programming options in the STEM arena. The successful candidate will contribute to all levels of programming, from concept development to stakeholder presentations. Candidates familiar with the structure of higher education are preferred, as are those experienced with budgets and project management. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity for a mid-level professional who is looking for a role where they can have a hands-on approach in furthering interesting academic programs intended for a national audience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create concepts, idea materials, and presentations
  • Create development and promotion plans for programs
  • Track program finances and maintain budgets
  • Coordinate special events to encourage program support and promotion
  • Provide administrative support to program leadership
    • Manage calendars, schedule meetings/speaking engagements, travel arrangement, expense reports
  • Track and evaluate program data and benchmarks

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred
  • 2-3 years' program / administrative experience, preferably in higher education or non-profits
  • Strong MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

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

Direct Hire

Great location
Excellent benefits
Beautiful office space

Benefits Assistant

The Ford Agency is working with an international law firm to find a Benefits Assistant for their Human Resources team. The individual will work with attorneys and all levels of staff regarding policies and programs including leave, health and retirement. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with benefits administration experience who is looking to join a team that is committed to providing the best resources to its employees.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with administration of benefits programs
  • Lead benefits orientation for attorneys and staff
  • Communicate with all personnel regarding any benefits related inquiries
  • Maintain and update documents pertinent to benefits enrollment

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of benefits administration experience
  • Proficiency with MSOffice Suite
  • Strong customer service communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Temp-to-hire

Real Estate
Entry-level

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is working with a real estate investment group in Arlington to find an Administrative Assistant to join their Tax Department. This role will work closely with the team assisting with reports, data, and various administrative projects. This is a newly created position and offers an entry-level candidate an outstanding opportunity to gain practical experience in the real estate industry with a pioneering company.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with preparation of monthly sales & use tax returns
  • Working across teams to find all necessary documentation for reports
  • Using Excel to compile, sort, and filter sales tax information

Qualifications Include:

  • 1 + years' administrative experience
  • Knowledge of Oracle-based systems a plus
  • Professional communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Opportunity to travel
Great location

Events Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Coordinator to join the Marketing and Events department of a prestigious international law firm's DC office. The coordinator will work with a dynamic team to plan and execute top-notch meetings and events for the firm. Candidates with excellent time and project management skills are encouraged to apply! This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee communications plans and efforts around events
  • Develop and manage event materials and content
  • Coordinate attendance for trade shows and conferences
  • Manage inventory for gifts and giveaways
  • Produce post-event reports

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of event planning experience
    • Law firm or professional services experience preferred
  • Technical skills:
    • MSOffice
    • Cvent, Vuture, Survey Monkey, preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organization and attention to detail

Temporary

Legal
Great team
Downtown DC

Legal Secretary

A national law firm is looking for a Legal Secretary to support their labor and employment team. The ideal candidate will have litigation experience and be able to expertly navigate documents and spreadsheets. This role will oversee a broad range of administrative support and toggle between tasks always maintaining a big-picture view. This is a temporary position with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire; qualified candidates are encouraged to apply now!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing and submitting filings and other legal documents
  • Manage calendar and travel arrangements
  • Processing new business intake forms and handle time entry
  • Managing expense reconciliation and billing processes

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years' legal secretarial experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MSOffice products
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships

Direct Hire

New office space
Excellent benefits

Data Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Data Coordinator to join a well-known association. This position plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of the organization's large sets of data and transforming the data for use by all departments across the association. It's an excellent opportunity for someone who is detail oriented, works well independently, and has strong experience working with Excel and SQL.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain and update various data sets in Salesforce
  • Transform and manipulate data using Excel, DemandTools, and WinPure
  • Upload large sets of data and merge duplicate records
  • Ensure information from outside sources properly upload into the database
  • Research to validate data and complete missing information
  • Work with Manager to understand and follow the organization's goals and roadmap

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of data oriented experience
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Strong technical skills
    • Advanced Excel, required
    • SQL, strongly preferred
    • Salesforce, a plus

Direct Hire

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

Temp-to-hire

Diverse Role
Law Firm
Great Team

Accounting Clerk

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a Clerk to provide all around assistance to the busy accounting team of a successful downtown law firm. This role will have responsibilities in several facets of the accounting process and is the perfect fit for candidates with 1-2 years of experience that is really looking to hone their experience and increase their knowledge. If you are available immediately, are looking to prove yourself and join a strong team, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with Accounts Payable and Receivable (AP/AR)
  • Prepare deposits and weekly cash receipts
  • Regular upload of Equitrac data into corporate system
  • Manage entry of various soft charges
  • Assist team with annual reporting
  • Prepare client bills and assist billing team with various projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting/Finance
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience, preferably in a legal setting or professional services environment
  • Exemplary customer service, interpersonal, analytical, communication, and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in MSOffice

Temporary

Raiser's Edge
Metro Accessible
Start Immediately!

Development Associate – Raiser’s Edge

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

Temp-to-hire

3 Days/Week
Great Firm
TTH

Software Trainer

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced software training specialist to provide comprehensive IT training to a top DC law firm on a part-time basis. This role will be responsible for providing in-person knowledge and usability training on various software applications to the local team and global staff via video conferencing and other virtual learning platforms. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity and the perfect fit for an IT/software training professional who is able to commit long term to a 3 day/week schedule.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and implement software trainings to help staff use programs effectively
  • Create helpful reference guides for various software
  • Host virtual learning sessions with wide range of staff for e-learning and Q&A sessions
  • Assist with overall training programming and material development

Qualifications Include:

  • Previous IT/Software training experience in a legal environment
  • Outstanding public speaking and presentation skills
  • Advanced/Expert knowledge of MSOffice, SharePoint, Explorer, iManage
    • Legal specific extensions (Payne Numbering, MacPac, Best Authority)
  • Experience with virtual learning programming and online class administration

Direct Hire

Excellent benefits
Bilingual role
Prestigious law firm

Bilingual Paralegal

The Ford Agency is seeking a Spanish/English bilingual professional to join a top international law firm in downtown, DC. This role is responsible for assisting attorneys with live translations in meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials and managing various case documents and research. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to jump start their legal career with a firm that offers professional growth and international exposure.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as primary language translation support to attorneys
  • Organize and maintain case files and databases
  • Use LexisNexis or Westlaw to pull cases and cite-check briefs
  • Monitor international publications for relevant articles
  • Conduct research through bilingual resources
  • Translate documents in both English and Spanish
  • Submit files to courts and various government agencies

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of legal experience
  • Full verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • Proficiency in MSOffice Suite

Direct Hire

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:

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

Temp-to-hire

Competitive Salary
Think tank
Great location

Senior Executive Assistant

The Ford agency is currently seeking an experienced Senior Executive Assistant to support the DC-based senior leadership of a leading non-partisan think tank. This role is responsible for logistical coordination and acts as an extension and representative of the organization's leadership. It's an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a top-notch EA looking to work for a mission-driven organization. Proactive and problem-solving candidates are encouraged to apply to this temp-to-hire position!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing calendars, travel, meeting logistics, expenses, and correspondence
  • Providing logistics and project support to Board of Directors
  • Assisting with fundraising-related activities and maintaining donor database
  • Overseeing event planning and logistics for wide range of staff and Board meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Professional and diplomatic communications skills
  • Superior attention to detail and confidentiality

Direct Hire

Law firm
Great location

Training & Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a legal Training & Development Coordinator to join the DC office of top national law firm. This role assists with full-cycle training and development, including planning orientations, internal and external trainings, evaluations, and exit interviews. This is a great role for someone with some legal professional development experience looking to join a firm that is committed to excellence and best practices.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support training and development activities
  • Coordinate new hire attorney orientations
  • Plan training and networking events for attorneys
  • Assist with evaluation process

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred
  • 2+ years of professional development experience
    • Law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication skills

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

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

Temp-to-hire

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

Direct Hire

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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Law firm
Collaborative environment

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Legal Secretary to join a law firm that works with a variety of corporate clients. The ideal candidate will have litigation and transactional experience, know how to efficiently and accurately manage document flow, and be able to brainstorm and collaborate with a team of attorneys. This is an excellent opportunity if you have significant prior experience and want to join a firm that values collaboration and teamwork in an overall excellent work environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce correspondence, reports and other legal documents
  • Proofread and redline documents for spelling and grammatical errors
  • Monitor calendar and deadline reminder systems
  • Coordinate monthly billing process
  • Create and format Table of Contents and Table of Authorities for documents
  • Review bills to ensure that the firm's standards are followed and clients are billed correctly
  • Greet clients and visitors and answer and direct phone calls
  • Coordinate travel and make folders with detailed information for the traveler
  • File and retrieve pleadings from various courts using ECF and Pacer

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of experience at a law firm
    • Experience with corporate real estate or other transactional experience, required
    • Billing experience, preferred
  • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate preferred
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, required
    • Experience with document management system, preferred
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

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