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Exciting Legal Recruiting Role
International consulting firm
Great location, wonderful team

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Law firm
Great Location

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Law firm

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Education
Community Engagement
Social Justice

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High Profile
Global Firm
Trusted Role

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Think tank
Great location
Competitive benefits

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Global Non-Profit
Successful Team
Professional Development

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Great Team
Professional Growth
Exciting Role

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National Non-Profit
Collaborative Team
Old Town Alexandria

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Global Non-Profit
Impact Role

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Competitive Salary
Think tank
Great location

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Global Consulting
Great HR Team

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Great Cause
State-of-the-art workspace
Collaborative team

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Accounting experience

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Marketing
Potential TTH

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Higher education
HR/Recruiting

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Nonprofit
Animal friendly
Multifaceted role

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Law firm
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Excellent Team
Professional Development
Metro accessible

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Exceptional benefits
Hours: 9-5

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Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

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Prestigious law firm
Wellness initiatives

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Non-profit
Strategic role

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Non-profit
Metro accessible

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Bethesda
Metro accessible
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Customer service
Communications
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Local Non-Profit
Bethesda - Metro Accessible
Raiser's Edge

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Client facing
Great location

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Rockville, MD
Long Term
IT-1 Clearance

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Year contract
Writing/Publication
Collaboration

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

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Available immediately
Downtown DC

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Great office space
Collaborative environment
Opportunity for growth

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High Profile
Bethesda
HR experience

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Higher education
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Salary to 90K

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Public Relations Firm
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Strategy

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Collaborative
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Global law firm
Beautiful offices

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Entry-level
Exciting opportunities
Office experience

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Fast paced
Diverse responsibilities
Great legal exposure

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Lobbying Firm
Excellent Benefits

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Great downtown location
New office space
Wellness initiatives

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Global law firm
Downtown location

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Law firm
Collaborative environment

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Foreign Policy

Temporary

Exciting Legal Recruiting Role
International consulting firm
Great location, wonderful team

Legal Recruiter

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced and talented temporary Legal Recruiter to do high-volume recruiting for the e-Discovery team in the DC or New York office of an international consulting firm. The ideal candidate will be an experienced recruiter, with demonstrated experience running a full-desk and doing high-volume recruiting for short and long-term document review projects. Legal experience is a must. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented recruiter looking to take his/her talent in-house. Strong potential of becoming a permanent role for the right candidate.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruit, screen, interview, and select attorneys in support of the firm’s legal document review department
  • Provide general HR support including managing payroll and on-boarding/off-boarding activities, and coordinate employment verification process
  • Support the firm’s external job advertising efforts
  • Manage general budget activities

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of recruiting experience, 3 of which recruiting for high-volume document review positions
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) plus a demonstrated proficiency in SharePoint, PeopleSoft and Taelo
  • Strong organizational, operational, and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility skills are expected

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Law firm
Great Location

Tier II Support Technician

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

  • 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

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Downtown DC
Law firm

Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Paralegal to join a prestigious mid-size energy law firm. The successful candidate will have 2+ years of relevant experience, be highly motivated, detail oriented, able to juggle competing priorities, work well independently as well as part of a team. If you are looking for a substantive Paralegal role, then this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate and work closely with attorneys
  • Conduct legal research on behalf of attorneys
  • Citecheck and proofread files
  • Submit files to courts and government agencies

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Paralegal certificate, strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in a law firm
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • PDF
    • Document management, a plus
    • eDiscovery software, a plus

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Education
Community Engagement
Social Justice

Program Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Program Assistant to join the community engagement team of a top independent school in DC. The Program Assistant works closely with teachers, students, and other school officials and plays an integral role in developing relationships with new and existing community partners. This is a terrific role for someone with strong communication, organizational, and project management skills and an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with students and fostering awareness for social justice.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support community service and service-learning programs
  • Advertise community engagement opportunities to students
  • Build and maintain relationships with community partners
  • Plan logistics for events and overnight trips
  • Collaborate with the Director to develop a plan for the future of global education

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Community engagement and social justice work experience
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Office
    • Google Calendar and Google Drive
    • Gmail

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High Profile
Global Firm
Trusted Role

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is partnering with a top DC law firm seeking an Executive Assistant to provide support to the managing partner. The successful candidate will have clear executive level support experience and know how to navigate managing responsibilities at this level. This is a high profile and trusted role for a professional EA with strong intuition and skill. If you are looking for a top level role to match your top level performance, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage busy email and calendar
  • Coordinate detailed meetings and complex travel
  • Monitor client budgets and the monthly billing process
  • Draft and proofread correspondence
  • Work with staff leaders and attorneys to coordinate special events
  • Act as a liaison and gatekeeper

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of professional experience supporting C-level executives
    • Legal or professional services experience, preferred
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent proofreading and writing skills
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and diplomacy

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Think tank
Great location
Competitive benefits

Executive Assistant – CEO

The Ford Agency is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the CEO and Board of Trustees in the DC office of a national think tank. In addition to providing high-level executive support, the EA will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to assist with the group's strategic and fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the organization's mission around National Security, Economic and Social Policy and have experience working in a fast-paced think tank.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Calendar management for the CEO and SVP
  • Schedule executive, all-staff, and Board of Trustees meetings
  • Draft, proofread and edit correspondence, internal communications and presentations
  • Build and maintain relationships with the Board of Trustees staff
  • Assist with fundraising efforts:
    • Research prospective donors and work with the Development team to compile a prospect list
    • Run reports showing annual giving progress

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of professional experience supporting C-level executives
    • Think Tank experience, highly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to see the big picture

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Global Non-Profit
Successful Team
Professional Development

Process and Operations Manager

The Ford Agency seeks a talented Operations Associate for a leading international non-profit that promotes global community engagement to develop economic success. Joining a team of mission-driven international development professionals, this role will provide both logistical and administrative support in an HR setting. This is a great opportunity for someone who is extremely organized and thrives on being the point person on the ground. Candidates who are great with juggling schedules and understand the dynamics of working in a global environment are encouraged to apply! This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing logistical and administrative support to a busy HR team
    • Handling scheduling and planning for various hiring meetings
    • Coordinating with candidates and hiring managers
    • Tracking and managing candidates' progress through the hiring and onboarding process
    • Responding to hiring related inquiries
  • Handling various administrative and other projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1+ years of administrative and scheduling experience, ideally in a non-profit setting
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office
  • Excellent organizational skills, good judgement and ability to work independently
  • A global mindset, interest and ability to work in a very multi-cultural environment

Temp-to-hire

Great Team
Professional Growth
Exciting Role

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a senior level Administrative Assistant to join a well-known and successful consulting team whose long time expertise has led to a broad client base and global success. This role will provide senior level logistical and scheduling support and act as a right hand to sharp and dedicated team. This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately. If you are looking to start working right away in a challenging role that will lead to professional growth and development with an outstanding employer, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Calendar management and travel arrangement
  • Coordinating with teams for planning and scheduling
  • Preparing expense reports, draft correspondence and prepare presentation materials
  • Assisting with research and other ad hoc projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated experience supporting high-level executives
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work well independently, and strong follow-through
  • Strong written and oral communication, and organizational skills

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National Non-Profit
Collaborative Team
Old Town Alexandria

HR Employee Relations Partner

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a temporary HR Employee Relations professional to work with one of the country's most nationally recognized non-profits, whose work provides assistance to under-served communities across the nation. This is a rare opportunity to join an outstanding non-profit HR team committed to a cause and dedicated to their professionalism. This is an open ended, long-term temporary position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with HR team on on-boarding, recruiting and other personnel related programs
  • Ensuring proper evaluation and training of staff on current legal and regulatory related topics
  • Advising on appropriate benefits administration and training on current laws and methodologies
  • Advising team on potential initiatives and process adjustments to achieve success

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years HR experience
    • Benefits / Payroll
    • Recruiting
    • HR administration
  • Professional and diplomatic communications skills
  • Superior attention to detail and confidentiality

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Global Non-Profit
Impact Role

Membership Communications Manager

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a professional with strong member relations and communications experience for a long term temporary position with a global conservation oriented non-profit. The successful candidate will work closely with the development and member relations staff to develop strategic initiatives to effectively connect with donors and promote the organization's vision for the future and the need for member involvement. This is a unique opportunity to bring your strategic instinct and internal communications strength to a firm that is committed to success. If you are available to work immediately and looking for a professionally challenging and rewarding role to bridge the gap, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing people engagement strategies and acting as direct resources for members
  • Monitoring and evaluating digital and print communications effectiveness and donor feedback
  • Identifying areas of improvement for communications strategy and implementing new engagement initiatives
  • Training and advising staff on member communication procedures and policies
  • Monitoring process improvement and coordinate with teams to establish new program improvements

Qualifications Include:

  • Comprehensive understanding of effective people engagement and communications strategies
  • Ability to synthesize information into readable content for a broad range of audiences
  • Hands on approach to building and reconnecting relationships
  • Intuitive ability to appropriately utilize social media to support programs
  • Ability to navigate cross cultural communications on a global level
  • Positive attitude and high energy presence that fosters motivation and cooperation

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

Temporary

Available Now!
Global Consulting
Great HR Team

Recruiting Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a temporary Recruiting Assistant to help the HR team in the DC office of a global business consulting firm. This is a terrific project for someone who is in between permanent jobs and looking for an interim role that is challenging and career boosting! Apply Today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with hiring managers and other HR / Recruiting staff
  • Scheduling candidate interviews
  • Managing applicant tracking system
  • Communicating with applicants regarding hiring questions and process updates
  • Assisting team with projects and initiatives as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years recruiting and HR experience
  • Professional communication skills
  • Experience managing busy calendars

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Great Cause
State-of-the-art workspace
Collaborative team

Events Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking an Events Assistant for a nationally recognized non-profit advocacy organization. The assistant will assist with event and conference production, including pre-event planning to post-event evaluation. This is a perfect opportunity for a candidate looking to take their previous events logistics experience and improve upon their skills with a very prominent and sought after employer!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with managing pre-event details including event collateral, registration, catering, name badges, and email communication
  • Coordinate and manage vendor relations
  • Scheduling and coordination for attendees, speakers, and other on-site staff
  • Helping with production of post-event reports and other close-out tasks

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience in event coordination and/or meeting planning
  • Deadline and detail-oriented, with ability to multitask
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Temporary

Start Immediately
Accounting experience

Accounting Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a junior accounting candidate to provide AP support to a busy downtown team of professionals. The Accounting Assistant will work daily in Excel and accounting software, so previous experience is key. This temporary role is conveniently located downtown with one of DC's most notable non-profits and is available immediately - apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Invoice processing: receiving, routing, coding and entering invoices
  • Verifying expense reports
  • Reconciling company purchase cards
  • Providing assistance and backup to team

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years' experience in accounting
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Customer-service attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently

Temporary

Starts immediately
Marketing
Potential TTH

Phone Surveyor

The Ford Agency has a fantastic temporary Surveyor position with a DC-based software solutions group. The role is
focused on calling survey participants and managing the call database. There will also be opportunities to get involved in other aspects of traditional marketing. This is a great start for someone with a sales and customer service background and wants to use those skills in a professional corporate environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Making informational calls to survey participants
  • Conducting marketing research
  • Assisting with social media, content creation, networking events, etc.

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills with a service oriented style
  • Extremely reliable and team oriented

Temporary

Higher education
HR/Recruiting

Recruiter

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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Nonprofit
Animal friendly
Multifaceted role

Human Resources Manager

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Human Resources Manager to join a boutique nonprofit in DC that works tirelessly to protect and ensure the safety of animals. The successful candidate will handle a range of responsibilities, from benefits administration, recruiting, onboarding, and employee relations. If you are a professional with a solid foundation in HR but looking for a role where you really expand the depth of your knowledge with a passionate and effective team, we want to hear from you! Salary to $55K.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage benefits administration and implementation
  • Responsible for ensuring benefits compliance
  • Manage the budget for benefits; reconcile invoices
  • Build and maintain relationships with colleagues, staff and hiring managers
  • Assist with recruitment and onboarding new hires
  • Assist with employee relations

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 2+ years of HR experience
  • Knowledge of general HR functions, best practices and compliance
  • Professional communication
  • Technical Skills:
    • Intermediate proficiency with MSOffice

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Law firm
Great location

Training & Development Manager

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee training and development activities
  • Recommend new ideas for future initiatives
  • Coordinate new hire attorney orientations
  • Plan training and networking events for attorneys
  • Oversee evaluation process

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a law firm
    • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent MSOffice skills

Temp-to-hire

Excellent Team
Professional Development
Metro accessible

Chapter Advancement Associate

The Ford Agency seeks a talented Chapter Advancement Associate to support the Advancement Team of an established nonprofit association in DC metro area. Serving in a cross-functional capacity, the Chapter Advancement Associate will serve advance member and prospect relations through strategic engagement with the association’s internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, the associate will manage various data and administrative initiatives on behalf of the Advancement Team. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, collaborative and engaging. This is an amazing professional development opportunity for non-profit professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains the collection and integration of membership data and maintains chapter websites
  • Collects and analyzes data for national advancement initiatives
  • Liaise and manage relationships with association staff, chapter administrators, and directors
  • Authors, and publishes annual program reports
  • Coordinates monthly stakeholder meetings and calls, and manages onboarding and training activities for chapter staff

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, plus a minimum of three years of experience in a fast-paced, customer service-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated mastery of membership/contact databases required (Salesforce/MemberNation)
  • Agile quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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Exceptional benefits
Hours: 9-5

Word Processing Specialist

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

Billing Specialist

The Ford Agency is seeking a Billing Specialist to join a boutique DC 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 legal billing experience, attention to detail, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid foundation in legal billing who is looking to hone their skills with a collaborative team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 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

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Prestigious law firm
Wellness initiatives

Events Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for an Events Administrative Assistant for one of DC's best known international law firms! This role serves as the first point of contact for visitors and takes the lead with coordinating logistics for internal meetings, while also providing project support to attorneys and other staff. This is a terrific opportunity for an individual with administrative experience, who thrives in a busy and fast-paced environment and is really looking to dive into the work in a role that will jumpstart a career!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Scheduling of meetings and conference rooms including: coordinating catering, setting up technology/computer/AV equipment needs
  • Tracking and coordinating on-site visitor logs
  • Responding to all requests accurately and quickly
  • Assist attorneys and staff with administrative tasks and other projects
  • Act as first point of contact for clients and visitors, attending to needs

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • 2+ years of administrative and/or hospitality experience
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • MS Office Suite
  • Client service oriented work style
  • Professional communication skills

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Non-profit
Strategic role

Director of Annual Giving

The Ford Agency seeks to identify a Director of Annual Giving for a Bethesda-based, healthcare non-profit. The Director will spearhead the development team's fundraising efforts by designing programs and strategies to engage new donors. It's a terrific opportunity for someone well-versed in various forms of fundraising and with cultivating relationships with individuals, foundations, and other major donors. This is an excellent role for a leader with strong fundraising experience looking to join a unique non-profit!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement strategies to increase revenue from individual annual donors and major donors
  • Build a portfolio of donors concentrating on those who are able to give $5000 or more annually
  • Build and maintain relationships with foundations and solicit their support for the non-profit
  • Utilize the database and other research tools to identify new major and planned gift prospects
  • Write funding proposals to foundations
  • Participate in the non-profit's events that recognize donors and promote stewardship and other fundraising events

Qualifications Include:

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

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Non-profit
Metro accessible

Development Manager

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a Development Manager to join a growing development team at a non-profit. The Development Manager will manage the accuracy and integrity of the donor database and run reports to drive fundraising strategy. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, have fundraising experience and be able to work under tight deadlines. If you are a meticulously organized individual with a keen eye for how to use data to drive the success of an organization, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the donor database and the fundraising pipeline
  • Conduct donor research and develop strategies to convert prospects to donors
  • Update the development team on the best practices for data entry and management and ensure that those practices are followed
  • Oversee operational activities related to gift processing including, donor acknowledgement and pledge collection
  • Supervise a Database Coordinator and a Database Assistant

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of fundraising experience
    • 2+ years of supervisory experience, required
  • Donor Database experience, required
    • Raiser's Edge, preferred
  • Experience with reviewing and analyzing data
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion

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Bethesda
Metro accessible
Non-profit

Accountant – Nonprofit

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an Accountant to join a healthcare non-profit based in Bethesda, MD. This individual will play a key role in the accounting department by managing day-to-day financial transactions, providing internal financial reports and, working closely with the Sr. Director of Finance on financial initiatives for the organization. This is an excellent role for an individual with at least five years of accounting experience looking to join an excellent non-profit.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Management of accounting functions including: ○ Accounts payable and accounts receivable ○ General ledger ○ Cash management ○ Fixed assets ○ Depreciation
  • Provide internal reports for staff and create monthly financial statements
  • Assist with the annual audit, tax returns and government filings
  • Maintain accurate files and ensure timeliness of financial transactions
  • Serve as the main point of contact for financial inquiries regarding the non-profit
  • Provide financial information to other departments for grants and publications

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
    • Master's degree or professional certification, preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
    • Non-profit experience, preferred
  • Professional communication skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Bookkeeping and accounting programs
    • Database Management
    • MS Word and MS Excel

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Customer service
Communications
Community outreach

Community Engagement Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for a Community Engagement Manager for a leading healthcare advocacy group. The Engagement Manager will spearhead the organization's efforts encourage beneficiaries of national healthcare insurance programs to participate actively in developing policies that will improve healthcare delivery, implementation, and affordability. The ideal candidate will be an expert with using social media platforms to communicate critical issues to members and increase their participation with the policy-making process. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong background in communications, public relations, and grass roots advocacy work to join an organization with a unique and worthwhile mission!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with program beneficiaries to assist with writing their stories
  • Write newsletters, blogs, fact sheets and an annual Enrollment Guide for participants
  • Assist with creating community promotion and engagement strategies, including meetings, webinars, and congressional engagement
  • Respond to questions via phone, email and social media (Twitter and Facebook)
  • Manage and monitor Facebook communities

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree, in marketing or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in community outreach, marketing or communications
    • Social media experience in a professional environment, required
  • Knowledge of Medicare and health policy issues
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Temporary

Local Non-Profit
Bethesda - Metro Accessible
Raiser's Edge

Database Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a temporary Database Assistant to support a local non-profit's mission of supporting families who are navigating the intricacies of long-term pediatric medical treatment. The Database Assistant will work primarily with Raiser's Edge to ensure that the non-profit's donor and fundraising information is accurate and up-to-date. This is a fulfilling opportunity for a candidate with previous Raiser's Edge experience to build upon their work in the non-profit sector and contribute to an organization renowned for its passionate and community-centered approach to care.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage Raiser's Edge database and track and maintain accurate donor and gift information
  • Analyze data and create queries and reports
  • Coordinate between departments to ensure development and database needs are being met

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS Degree Required
  • 1+ years of professional experience using Raiser's Edge
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects

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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

Temporary

Rockville, MD
Long Term
IT-1 Clearance

Document Conversion Clerk

The Ford Agency seeks a tech savvy Document Conversion Clerk with an active IT-1 security clearance to facilitate the data conversion efforts at a full-service information technology firm in the metro Washington area. The clerk will provide document conversion, and quality assurance support for the digitization and archival efforts of the firm. The ideal candidate possesses a strong interest in archival methodology along with a strong attention to detail. This position is scheduled for 6-12 months and is located in Rockville, MD.

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 demonstrated IT clerical or administrative experience
  • IT-1 active security clearance
  • Knowledge of digital filing methods and systems preferred
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Demonstrated technical acumen
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Temporary

Year contract
Writing/Publication
Collaboration

Writer/Project Manager

The Ford Agency seeks an experienced Writer/Project Manager to join a regulatory affairs team of a dynamic financial organization in DC. Supporting the organization’s greater regulatory needs, the Writer/Project Manager will lead and manage the formulation and publication of a white paper regarding banking regulations. As a temporary position, the role will conclude after the full development and publication cycle - up to a 12-month contract. This is a great opportunity for technical writers and project managers seeking exposure to banking and financial policy.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages and supervises the full document/product development life-cycle
  • Comprehensively develop, draft, and publish the organization’s stakeholder awareness document
  • Conduct focus groups and interviews with subject matter experts for advisement and information gathering purposes

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and demonstrated experience in municipal or federal regulatory affairs
  • Advanced technical writing skills, experience and demonstrated aptitude required
  • Agile project management, organizational, and administrative skills
  • Ability to succeed in a deadline driven, project based environment
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and keen attention to detail are a plus

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

Temporary

Available immediately
Downtown DC

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Legal Secretary to join a corporate law firm. The ideal candidate will have experience with billing along with excellent writing and editing skills. A willingness to pitch in where ever necessary is essential for this job. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to get to work immediately with a seasoned and collaborative group of attorneys.

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 experience at a law firm
    • Billing experience
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and document management systems
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
 

Direct Hire

Great office space
Collaborative environment
Opportunity for growth

Digital Senior Account Manager

The Ford Agency has partnered with a digital agency seeking a Digital Senior Account Manager to join their DC team. The Digital Senior Account Manager will be working with high profile clients and will be responsible for executing the social media plan on behalf of the client. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has experience working in a public relations agency and has experience with reputation management to join a collaborative and fast-paced digital agency in DC.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and execute strategic media campaigns and deliverables
  • Manage day-to-day content on multiple media platforms on behalf of high-profile clients
  • Lead all communications with client and internal team
  • Anticipate client's needs based on identified initiatives and other priorities
  • Manage the online advertising strategy and develop analytical reports

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of experience with digital strategies, tactics, advertising and analytics
  • Experience working in a PR agency, required
  • Reputation management experience, a must
  • Political or foundation campaign experience, a plus
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects at once
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

Temp-to-hire

Executive Assistant

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Temporary

High Profile
Bethesda
HR experience

Recruiting Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Recruiting Assistant to support the busy HR team at of a nationally recognized, Bethesda-based financial consulting firm. It's a terrific project for someone with strong scheduling and project management skills. It's also a superb chance for someone to gain first-hand experience in HR and recruiting! This is a long-term temporary role available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing calendars for recruiters and schedule interviews
  • Managing applicant tracking system
  • Compiling candidate paperwork (assessments, background checks, references, etc.)
  • Assisting recruiting team with assorted HR-related projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience with an HRIS, ATS, or CMS system
  • Professional communication skills
  • Experience managing MS Outlook calendars

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

Direct Hire

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

Temp-to-hire

Collaborative
Great location

Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Development Manager to join the support team of a non-profit board. The Manager will seamlessly drive engagement efforts, while executing fundraising campaigns and donor cultivation programs. In addition to serving as an interdepartmental liaison, the Manager will conduct prospect research and steward new and current donors. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the tenacious capacity to interact with individuals on multiple levels and possess an entrepreneurial approach. It's a terrific opportunity for a development professional who is ready to take on a leadership role!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting prospect research, and prepares prospect profiles and engagement plans
  • Managing special events; executes donor and prospect meetings, including managing logistics, liaising with program staff, and assisting in event follow-up with donors or prospects
  • Updating website and prepares donor-specific content for online and print publications

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelors’ degree, or related business or communications experience
  • 4 years of fundraising experience
  • Exemplary organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude with Microsoft Office Suite, web platforms, digital presentation, Salesforce, and NetFORUM

Direct Hire

Global law firm
Beautiful offices

Compensation Director

The Ford Agency is partnering with one of DC's most prestigious firms in seeking a Compensation Director. The director will implement and evaluate the firm wide compensation programs and will play a key role in ensuring that the compensation programs support the firm's recruiting and retention objectives. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with extensive experience in compensation looking to join a global firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the process of the annual compensation programs for associates, counsels, partners and staff
  • Track pro-rated compensation, signing bonuses and other incentive payments
  • Research compensation best practices and ensure that the firm's plans are cost competitive and meet the recruiting and retention objectives
  • Recommend compensation scales based on job levels and geographic regions
  • Organize compensation review processes

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or business related field
    • Master's degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in administering and designing compensation plans
  • Technical skills:
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Workday, preferred
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
Exciting opportunities
Office experience

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.

A full listing of available roles can be found on our website. Apply or send your resume today!

Email: tempjobs@ford-agency.com
ATTN: Recent College Graduate

Qualifications Include:

  • Basic Microsoft skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong initiative
  • A great attitude
  • Flexibility

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

Direct Hire

Great Location
Lobbying Firm
Excellent Benefits

Staff Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a talented individual to join a bipartisan lobbying firm as a Staff Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with strong organizational and communication skills to learn from a group with over 200 years of industry experience. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of legislative processes, know MS Office inside and out, and have the motivation and ability to juggle exciting projects and balance day to day work flow as they learn from the ground up.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct research for a team of lobbyists
  • Maintain calendars and schedule meetings
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Assist with meeting planning and logistics
  • Maintain filing systems

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 year administrative experience in a professional environment
    • Strong internships will be considered as well
    • Hill experience preferred
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, as well as strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in MSOffice Suite

Direct Hire

Great downtown location
New office space
Wellness initiatives

Benefits Coordinator

The Ford Agency is working with an international litigation firm to find an experienced Benefits Coordinator for their Human Resources team. The person in this role will work with attorneys and all levels of staff regarding policies and programs including leave, compensation, health & retirement, and ergonomic accommodations. This opportunity is perfect for a candidate with benefits administration experience in multiple states who is looking to work with a team that is committed to providing the best resources to its employees.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage leave claim filing events and tracking
  • Ensure compliance with benefits programs
  • Assist with Benefits Orientation and annual compensation process
  • Maintain and update documents pertinent to benefits enrollment

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of benefits administration experience
  • Working knowledge of FMLA, ADA, and multiple state leave laws
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and UltiPro (or other HRMS software)
  • Strong customer service communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Direct Hire

Global law firm
Downtown location

Staff Accounting Assistant

The Ford Agency is partnering with a prestigious law firm looking for an experienced Staff Accounting Assistant to join its team. The ideal candidate must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment, and communicate professionally with all levels of staff. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to further develop his/her accounting career and work with a staff off dedicated professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Provide support with fixed assets accounting and client trust and escrow accounts
  • Handle confidential information with discretion
  • Assist the Director of Tax and Payroll and the Director of Accounting as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting
    • CPA preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting
    • Preferably at a law firm
  • Knowledge of accounting, including expense variations, and reconciliations
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Professional communication skills

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

Passionate non-Profit
Foreign Policy

Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a talented Development Coordinator for a foreign affairs non-profit. This person will maintain the donor data management system and support the organization's development initiatives and campaigns. The ideal candidate will have experience with Luminate or Salesforce, and a strong interest in foreign policy. 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
  • 2+ years of experience in development
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Luminate, required
    • Salesforce, preferred
  • Interest in working with an organization focused on global/foreign affairs or anti-terrorism

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