Scientific Staff Associate

Posted February 01, 2024
LocationWashington D.C.
Job Type Direct Hire
Industry Other
ContactDirect Hire Team

Job description

The Ford Agency is looking for a smart and motivated Staff Assistant with a scientific background for a forward-thinking consulting group. The successful candidate will have the chance to work alongside scientists and managing directors, providing valuable administrative support, data maintenance, and communications management. This is a great administrative, logistics based position for a candidate passionate about STEM looking to commit to a role that will give them long-term options for professional development and growth.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Update and maintain complex databases
  • Draft and edit supporting documents for submission to national and international regulatory bodies
  • Prepare written and electronic correspondence and presentations
  • Oversee administrative needs, including calendar management, meeting arrangements, travel logistics, and telephone support
  • Provide assistance with research projects for clients
Qualifications Include:
  • BA/BS degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry
    • Master's degree in Chemistry or related field preferred
  • 1+ years of professional experience
  • Professional organization and communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once, working individually or as part of a team
  • Professional command of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
Key Points:
  • Scientific Consulting
  • Hybrid Role
  • Administrative
Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.
The Ford Agency is a recruiting firm based in Washington, D.C. We represent a broad range of organizations including: non-profits, associations, legal, consulting, and government relations firms. This position is an opening with one of our clients.