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Opportunity for growth

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Midsize firm
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Great team

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Higher education
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Entry Level
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Growth Potential

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Think tank
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Competitive Salary
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Professional growth

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Great location
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Law firm

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Great location
Busy Team

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Rewarding Role
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Great Team

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Exciting Role
Great Team

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Supporting leadership
Bethesda

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Great employer
Downtown location
Sustainability

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Strategic role
Growing firm
Visible role

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International NGO
Salary to $50k
Mission-driven

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High-profile
Museum
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Supporting leadership

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International NGO
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Available immediately
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Healthcare

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Global Non-Profit
Successful Team
Professional Development

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Rare opportunity
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Strategic role

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Global Firm
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Legal

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Collaborative firm
Excellent team
Downtown DC

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Global firm
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C Suite Support
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Diverse role
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Great Team Environment
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Excellent mission
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Healthcare
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Global firm
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Downtown DC

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Great location
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Cutting edge team
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Collaborative team
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Excellent benefits

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Bethesda Metro
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Consulting firm
Professional development
Great team

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Top law firm
Great location
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Long-term project
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Gaithersburg, MD
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Real Estate

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Large firm

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Fast Pace
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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

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PT Work
Flexible Schedules

Part Time Jobs

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a variety of part-time positions! These are great opportunities that could be the right fit for candidates just looking for a PT role to balance with school or as a re-entry to the workforce. Strong Microsoft skills, excellent communication skills, strong initiative, a great attitude, and adaptability are required for these roles.

Administrative Assistant:

  • International non-profit in Rosslyn
  • 2-3 days/week

Contracts Administrator:

  • NGO near Chinatown
  • Will last 3 months with competitive hourly rate

Accounting Specialist:

  • Real estate firm in Bethesda
  • Possibility to become temp-to-hire

Legal Assistant:

  • Service-oriented non-profit in Old Town Alexandria
  • Will work on contracts and compliance

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Collaborative team
Association
Opportunity for growth

Digital Marketing Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a savvy Digital Marketing Coordinator for a growing association in Arlington. The Coordinator will play an integral role in growing the association's digital presence by managing its website user experience, SEO, and digital campaigns. It's a fantastic opportunity for a creative thinker with excellent time-management skills to take on a challenging role and work with a great team of professionals. The association offers a competitive starting salary, excellent benefits, and room for professional growth.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manages and personalizes website user experience
  • Collaborates with marketing and web development teams
  • Assist with engagement strategy and analyze trends
  • Monitor and track SEO and metadata strategy
  • Maintain up to date on SEO and industry trends
  • Oversee digital ad campaigns
  • Create reports on ad campaigns and budgets
  • Assist with media buys

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 2+ years of digital marketing or advertising experience
  • HTML and SEO experience
  • Experience with Google Adwords and SEM
  • Experience collaborating with vendors and external designers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

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Midsize firm
Great location
Great team

Accounting Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a junior accounting professional with at least 1 year of experience working in a legal environment for an Accounting Assistant position with a mid-sized law firm downtown. This role provides all-around support to the accounting department and acts as a point of contact for clients and vendors. If you are looking for an active role that involves working with clients, vendors, and other departments in the firm while honing your accounting skills, 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

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Higher education
Employee relations

Employee Relations Specialist/Investigator

The Ford Agency seeks an employee relations professional to serve one of DC's most respected universities. This role will collaborate with all university departments, ensuring employee-related matters are investigated, evaluated, and settled with an objective and unbiased approach. The ideal candidate will have exposure to labor and employment law in a legal or professional services environment. A strong interest in higher education is desired. This is an open-ended temporary position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Acting as investigator for employee relations inquiries and matters
  • Maintains full compliancy and oversees the investigation and resolution process
  • Initiating and implementing policies and processes to establish new and effective methods of training

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 5+ years of relevant labor/employment legal and/or employee relations experience
  • Knowledge of Federal/DC employment and labor laws preferred

Temporary

Entry Level
Start Immediately
Growth Potential

Recent College Grads

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.

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Think tank
Strategic role
Great team

Training & Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Training & Development professional for a top DC think tank. This role oversees, develops, and implements training and development programs for a broad membership base. The successful candidate will have exceptional project management skills and excellent organizational skills as they will manage multiple programs, budgets, and event logistics. This is an excellent opportunity for a training professional to join an organization dedicated to training and development.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee internal and external training and development activities
  • Assess training and development programs and recommend new ideas for future initiatives
  • Oversee logistics including and securing venues for off-site training
  • Develop comprehensive learning plans and manage platforms
  • Implement a comprehensive training program

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, organizational development, or related field
    • Master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of training and development management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) a plus
  • Project management experience
  • Instructional Design skills
  • Excellent MSOffice skills

Temp-to-hire

Competitive Salary
Great Team
Professional growth

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant to provide project support to attorneys and staff of a well-established DC law firm. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with at least 3 years of law firm experience to work with a dynamic team that values internal talent and promotes professional growth. This is a temp-to-hire position and available immediately. Competitive salary!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Providing administrative, technical, and organizational support
  •  Managing complex schedules
  • Coordinating international and domestic travel and meetings
  • Creating and editing correspondence and documents
  • Managing expense reports, time entry and client billing

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 3+ years legal AA/EA experience
  • Full MSOffice proficiency
  •  60+ wpm typing speed
  • Excellent communication, writing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to multitask and shift priorities seamlessly
  • Able to work effectively in a deadline oriented environment

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Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

Billing Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an entry-level Accounting candidate for a Billing Coordinator role at one of DC's most prestigious law firms. This is a great role for someone with a B.A. in Finance or Accounting and a year of billing experience working for a competitive professional services role to assume a role of increased responsibility with mentorship opportunities. Superb organizational and communication skills are important as this role requires heavy interaction with clients, attorneys, and paralegals. Send your resume today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with billing team on monthly billing and outstanding invoices
  • Communicate with clients regarding late invoices
  • Create billing schedules and monthly reports
  • Respond to billing issues and inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of billing or accounting experience
    • Strong internships considered
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong MSOffice skills

Temp-to-hire

Great location
Busy Team

Membership Database Associate

The Ford Agency is searching for a membership database professional to provide support to a busy and growing association in downtown, DC. This role will be working with iMIS as the primary database and will have the opportunity to interact with a broad range of members and connect with other departments in efforts to effectively use the membership data to further the mission and success of the team. If you have strong iMIS experience and are looking for that next step where you can be part of a team, we want to hear from you! This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Handling conference registrations
  • Managing member data in iMIS database
  • Ensuring accuracy of all registrations and running reports as needed for future planning
  • Providing direct support to members
  • Assisting other departments with projects and team initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 2 years membership experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Excellent database experience, iMIS proficiency preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills

Temp-to-hire

Rewarding Role
Excellent Benefits
Great Team

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency has an exciting temp-to-hire opportunity for an experienced Administrative Assistant with a well-established, membership-based organization in DC. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that has solid systems and is ready to mentor you! If you are available to start immediately and looking to bring your organizational and coordinating skills to a team of proactive professionals who focused on serving their members, we want to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Providing administrative support, including assisting with event planning, scheduling, promotional materials, phones, etc.
  • Assisting with setting up members in database and reviewing program information
  • Acting as liaison for various office vendors

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, not required
  • Ability to juggle priorities
  • Professional communication skills
  • MSOffice and online research skills

Temporary

Exciting Role
Great Team

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a professional Executive Assistant to support a busy program team of an international non-profit. The successful candidate will have strong scheduling experience, know how to navigate and prioritize a busy schedule with competing demands. This position will also have significant meeting planning responsibilities and will provide a diverse and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. This a temp-to-hire role and is available immediately!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing extremely detailed and busy calendars
  • Coordinating and planning meetings and forums
  •  Providing EA support to the program team
  • Managing relations with external vendors, sponsors, and partners
  • Tracking and contributing data for annual reporting, including Board reports

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 2+ years of Executive Assistant experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Temporary

Fast-Paced Environment
Supporting leadership
Bethesda

Accounting Specialist

The Ford Agency is seeking a Staff Accountant in the Bethesda headquarters of a boutique real estate development group. This person will be working closely with leadership and handling all of the accounting functions from accounts receivable to project finance. It is an excellent opportunity for a detail-oriented individual with strong experience in multiple accounting functions. This is a long-term temporary position with the strong possibility of becoming temp-to-hire for the right candidate. If you have immediate availability and demonstrated accounting skills, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Producing and receiving invoices for vendors and accounts receivable
  •  Processing checks, ACH, and wire payments
  •  Working in conjunction with accounting team to ensure delivery of K1s 1099s, and tax returns
  • Preparing weekly cash reports
  • Creating dashboards with project financials

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Minimum two years of Accounting experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Yardi and Quickbooks is preferred
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

Temporary

Great employer
Downtown location
Sustainability

AP Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively looking for a Junior Accounts Payable Assistant to join the accounting team of a busy downtown non-profit. This role is responsible for preparing and submitting electronic invoices, expense reports, month end reporting, and other accounting projects. This is a terrific temporary opportunity for someone with internship and up to 2 years of AP experience, who is looking to work immediately and enjoys working in a team oriented and friendly atmosphere.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reconciling invoices for vendors and clients
  • Processing expense reports
  • Assisting with month and year end reports
  • Interacting with vendors and clients
  • Assisting with team projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Up to 2 years of Accounts Payable (AP) experience
  • Strong technical skills:
    • SAP a plus
    • Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and research skills

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Strategic role
Growing firm
Visible role

HR Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced HR Director to join a growing DC law firm. The Director will work as a strategic advisor to the firm's leadership and will play a key role in implementing best HR practices and in managing the talent acquisition process for the organization. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced HR Manager or Senior Generalist to take on a strategic role in a growing organization!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the recruitment process for staff and non-legal professionals (screen, interview, conduct background checks, and select candidates)
  • Build and maintain relationships with management and staff
  • Implement the firm's office policies and procedures, ensuring that they comply with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Administer benefits plans
  • Prepare and process payroll
  • Update and analyze compensation program, track evaluation program
  • Manage employee relations

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of HR Generalist experience
    • Recruitment and talent acquisition experience
  • Professional communication and client service skills
  • MSOffice Suite
  • ADP Workforce Now a plus
  • Business acumen

Temp-to-hire

International NGO
Salary to $50k
Mission-driven

HRIS Coordinator

A renowned international non-profit is looking for an HR Coordinator to support both their business partnerships and employee relations teams. The Coordinator will be responsible for compliance, employee engagement, and retention and act as the initial point of contact for internal and external clients. Qualified candidates will possess strong customer service and problem solving skills with a high level of discretion. This temp-to-hire opportunity is perfect for a mid-level HR professional with non-profit experience!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing staff-related data entry and changes in database to include new hires and staff departures
  • Coordinating across teams to proactively manage and update human resource policies
  • Drafting memoranda, employee agreements, salary adjustments, etc.
  • Working with HR team members on special projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1+ year of HR experience
  • Knowledge of electronic filing systems and HRIS (Workday preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Temporary

High-profile
Museum
Public affairs/communications

Public Affairs Assistant

The Office of Public Affairs for a renowned museum and research facility is looking for an Assistant to support the Director's office. Starting as a 6 month contract, it has the potential to become a permanent position. An exceptional opportunity for a candidate with prior communications and/or media relations experience who is also comfortable handling administrative and logistical support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitoring and reporting daily news coverage of organization
  • Creating special media reports following large-scale projects or initiatives
  • Maintaining and updating existing media lists
  • Researching and drafting press releases and other content and distributing to media

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications or Journalism
  • 1 + year of related experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred
  • Knowledge of Cision and/or Meltwater

Temporary

Academic environment
Collaborative team
Supporting leadership

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking an Administrative Assistant to directly support the annual giving leadership within an academic environment. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who is detail oriented and comfortable working both independently and collaboratively. This is a temporary assignment scheduled to continue through the end of the academic year. If you have immediate availability and are looking for an opportunity to gain experience with a great team of professionals in a fantastic environment, we would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting production of all donor outreach materials
  • Supporting and reviewing planned giving reports and gift documentation
  • Working in conjunction with advancement services team on various tasks such as data reporting and project coordination

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong multitasking and interpersonal skills
  • Strong MSOffice skills and database experience, Raisers' Edge is a plus
  • Associates degree and two years of full-time clerical experience preferred
  • Ability to work in diverse and multicultural environment

Temporary

International NGO
Part-time
Great location

Contracts Administrator (Part-time)

The Ford Agency is working with a prominent international NGO to find temporary assistance for their Procurement and HR teams. The Contracts Administrator will oversee the organization's independent consultant contracts, from proposal to close out. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and analytical with prior experience managing subcontracts and a demonstrated ability to enact process improvements. This is a part-time (25-30 hours/week), temporary opportunity expected to last 3 months but has the potential to become permanent!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organizing and maintaining all contract data
  • Managing procedures and templates for contract solicitation and recurring contracts
  • Reviewing terms, conditions, and policies to identify risks and ensure compliance
  • Working across teams to process requests, purchase orders, close-outs, etc.

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years' contract administration experience, with NGO preferred
  • Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize
  • Proficiency with Google and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work with all levels of management internally and externally

Temporary

Available immediately
Great team
Healthcare

Payroll Specialist (Part-Time)

The Ford Agency is currently seeking a part-time payroll administrator to work with a DC-based, healthcare focused organization. The Payroll Specialist will oversee all aspects of the payroll process and work closely with the HR team. The ideal candidate will be organized, personable, and have a real take charge attitude. This is a temporary role and perfect for an experienced candidate who is in between roles or someone with strong experience looking to re-enter the workforce on a PT basis.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing payroll
  • Ensuring payroll systems records are accurately recorded and always up-to-date
  • Handling all new hire processing and benefits administration
  • Maintaining human resources files and completing monthly and annual reporting

Qualifications Include:

  • At least 2 years of payroll administration experience
  • Knowledge of HR timekeeping and benefits
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills

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Global Non-Profit
Successful Team
Professional Development

Operations Coordinator

The Ford Agency seeks a talented and organized Operations Coordinator for a leading international non-profit that promotes community development. This individual will coordinate the global fellowship programs, work with the communications department, and ensure that the programs run seamlessly. This is a great opportunity for someone who is extremely organized and thrives on being the point person on the ground. If you have at least one year of solid administrative experience, have impeccable attention to detail, and want to join a global minded team, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with international team members and external stakeholders
  • Providing logistical and administrative support to a busy global team
  • Organize events, panels, and fundraisers
  • Assist with other projects

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

Rare opportunity
Collaborative team
Strategic role

Communications Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative communications professional to join the Strategic Communications team at a DC trade association. This role will distill complex policies into a clear message for a broad audience and create online messaging that fits with the association's communications strategy. The successful candidate will have solid communications experience with an interest in policy and expanding an organization's digital reach. If you are looking to take the next step in your career and truly make an impact, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to create strategic communications plans
  • Create digital content and outward facing materials
  • Write relevant content that supports the association's communication strategy
  • Collaborate with members and manage relationships

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of public relations, communications, writing, or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, politics, or related field
  • Knowledge of news cycle and digital storytelling
  • Professional communication skills
  • Creative mindset

Direct Hire

Global Firm
Dynamic role
Legal

Senior Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a poised legal administrative support professional to support attorneys and top managerial staff for one of DC's most prominent corporate law firms. This is a rare opportunity for a candidate with a legal support background to gain a broad range of exposure to the inner workings of an internationally successful firm. If you have at least 2 solid years of legal administrative assistant experience and are looking to take the next step in your career with a global firm alongside true professionals, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide administrative, technical, and organizational support
  • Manage complex outlook calendars
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings with clients and staff
  • Coordinate international and domestic travel
  • Create and edit correspondence and legal documents
  • Process expense reports

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years legal administrative experience
  • Proficient in MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • 70+ wpm typing speed
  • Professional communication skills
  • Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and operate in a deadline-focused environment
  • Able to work effectively in a collaborative team setting

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Consulting firm
Strategic role
Contracts

Legal Consulting Manager

The Ford Agency is partnering with a top DC Strategy and Management Consulting firm in their search for a Legal Consulting Manager. This individual will report directly to the firm's president and will work closely with its leadership to manage the firm's third party partnerships and other high-level projects. If you have 5+ years of legal or consulting experience and are looking for a strategic and dynamic role with a national consulting firm this could be a great fit!


Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain contracts and related agreements for consultants
  • Collaborate with partners and prepare all necessary agreements
  • Oversee the consultant billing process
  • Build and maintain relationships with consultants and partners
  • Coordinate events and develop training materials for consultants

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years law firm or consulting experience
  • Bachelor's degree
    • JD or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience managing and reviewing contracts
  • Professional communication skills

Direct Hire

Great benefits
Downtown DC
Collaborative environment

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a sharp Senior Administrative Assistant to support the top operations executives of financial trade association downtown. This role will serve as the primary day-to-day gatekeeper for the EVP while supporting various projects within the department. The ideal candidate will have experience providing high level support to executives in a fast-paced environment and be able to balance the needs of a team. This is an excellent opportunity for a confident administrative professional who enjoys a busy role and the diversity of team support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Vice President, Operations and Senior Vice President
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, including preparing agenda, meeting materials, and minutes
  • Coordinate and arrange international and domestic travel
  • Collaborate with other departments to coordinate logistics for larger meetings
  • Manage committee meetings
  • Build relationships with staff
  • Assist with additional projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ years of administrative support experience
  • Experience providing support to multiple supervisors
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading experience
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficient in MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat, preferred
    • iMIS or other database experience, preferred
  • Outstanding organization and communication skills

Direct Hire

Collaborative firm
Excellent team
Downtown DC

Legal Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a motivated and savvy Recruiting Coordinator to join a DC law firm. This role will be responsible for coordinating summer associate programming, screening resumes, and coordinating on-campus recruiting programs. This is a fast-paced position that requires someone to have excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills. If you have 2 years of legal recruiting experience and are looking for the next step with a truly collaborative firm, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate logistics for on-campus recruiting initiatives
  • Establish and maintain relationships with candidates and staff members
  • Manage programs for summer associates, including orientation, events, and evaluations
  • Maintain the applicant database

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of recruiting experience in a professional services environment
  • Professional communication skills
  • Superb organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • ATS experience, preferred

Temporary

Global firm
Entry-level HR
Great Team

HR Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an HR Assistant for the DC office of a global firm. This role is responsible for providing project, and logistical support to the Human Resources team. They are looking for a sharp candidate with excellent administrative , communication, and organizational skills. It's a temporary opportunity expected to last 4-5 months; a great way for an entry-level candidate to gain some substantive skills!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting the HR team with projects
  • Drafting internal HR communications
  • Handling FMLA electronic filing
  • Coordinating new hire orientations including booking conference rooms, sending calendar invites, and preparing new hire paperwork
  • Assisting with other tasks as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of professional experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to use good judgement when it comes to confidential information

Direct Hire

C Suite Support
Downtown DC
High Profile Role

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Executive Assistant to support a top producer at a prestigious DC law firm. This role will serve as a gatekeeper, manage complex calendars, and be a trusted, daily right hand. The successful candidate will be an individual who genuinely knows how to anticipate and meet the executive support needs of a senior Partner with consistency. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who excels at keeping things moving with precision and poised diplomacy.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage complex calendar and travel logistics for both international and domestic scheduling
  • Represent office with clients and staff for scheduling interactions
  • Field calls and inquiries in a timely manner
  • Create, proofread and format documents in MSWord, PowerPoint, and Excel

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of experience as C Suite support to an executive, member of Congress, or similar
  • Experience managing complex and detailed travel, calendar, and meeting schedules
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Professional writing, editing, and communication skills

Direct Hire

Collaborative environment
Diverse role
Great location

Legal Support Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a motivated and professional Practice Assistant to join a well-known international law firm in DC. This individual will provide legal administrative and project support to attorneys and paralegals. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in legal and enjoy a diverse role working in a fast-paced environment with a larger team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with close to 2 years of experience who is ready to diver deeper into their legal career!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist legal staff with preparing for depositions, trials, and hearings
  • Manage calendars, travel arrangements, and expense reimbursements
  • Collaborate with other departments on practice group updates
  • Draft, proofread, and format various legal documents and presentations
  • Conduct research for attorneys and paralegals

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a law firm
  • Excellent MSOffice skills
  • Experience with Adobe preferred
  • Strong writing skills

Direct Hire

Great Team Environment
Bilingual English/Spanish
Strategic role

Bilingual HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced and strategic Senior HR Generalist to join a well-respected construction firm in their MD office. The Sr Generalist will support a range of HR functions including recruiting, onboarding, benefits administration, and employee relations. This is a very busy and rewarding role and is perfect for an experienced HR professional who likes being involved in all aspects of HR administration and really connecting with a team of professionals committed to success.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Full-cycle recruitment: sourcing candidates, scheduling interviews, administering background checks, checking references, and serving as a point of contact for candidates
  • Managing the onboarding process and ensuring accurate completion of all new hire paperwork
  • Building and maintaining relationships with company leaders, employees, and internal and external clients
  • Supporting the performance management process
  • Administering the professional development programs by coordinating and facilitating training sessions
  • HRIS Management, creating reports, and maintaining compliance with state, local, and federal laws
  • Managing all personnel records

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Generalist or HR Business Partner
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Strong technical skills
    • MS Office
    • HRIS Systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

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Excellent mission
Leadership role
Metro accessible

Corporate Giving Specialist

The Ford Agency has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level corporate fundraising professional to join the development team of one of the nation's leading healthcare research foundations. The Corporate Giving Specialist will be responsible for securing, managing, and stewarding its relationships with large corporate donors and will work closely with senior leadership in determining the organization's long-term fundraising strategy. It's an excellent role for a resourceful candidate looking for the next step in his or her career and support a worthy cause while working with a talented team of fundraising professionals.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Proactively identify potential corporation partnerships to grow portfolio
  • Cultivate strategic relationships with corporate stakeholders
  • Develop and implement annual engagement strategies
  • Attend and represent the foundation at industry-wide meetings
  • Collaborate with various teams to support programs and events

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of corporate fundraising experience
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Raiser’s Edge proficiency strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills

Temporary

Healthcare
Free parking

HR Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for an HR Assistant to join the HR team of an expansive healthcare organization in DC. The Assistant will directly support a team of talented professionals helping with the logistical and administrative tasks in addition to contributing to recruiting, HR, and employee retention efforts. Qualified candidates should be detail-oriented with prior customer service and/or administrative experience. This is an open-ended temporary opportunity that starts immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing support to the HR team
  • Assisting with database updating, employee information tracking, and recruiting efforts
  • Managing various HR admin projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Prior HR/recruiting experience a plus
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving, and communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
Start immediately

Receptionist

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for multiple Receptionist positions with professional offices in the DMV area. We are looking for candidates with at least 1 year of experience working in an office setting, to include internships, as well as excellent Microsoft Office skills. If you are looking for a professional team where you can learn and grow and you are ready to get started now, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as first point of contact for calls and visitors to the firm
  • Field inquiries and direct calls as needed
  • Coordinate with teams and other offices on projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Outstanding work ethic and dependability
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

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Global firm
Research
Downtown DC

Legal Library and Research Analyst

The Ford Agency is looking for a Library and Research Analyst for one of DC's top international law firms. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Library Sciences with demonstrated experience working in information resource management, ideally in a legal or corporate library setting. If you are an inquisitive individual looking to bring your organizational and research abilities to a bustling and vibrant setting, this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the information center's programs and services; ensuring they remain consistent with the objectives of the firm
  • Conduct research for attorneys and legal staff
  • Summarize research and analysis into concise reports
  • Provide training to new hires on the knowledge management systems
  • Maintain and improve the electronic cataloging and resource systems

Qualifications Include:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • 2+ years of research experience in a law firm or corporate library
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Experience with WYSIWYG web page editors
  • Outstanding organizational skills and communication abilities
  • Comprehensive knowledge of online research databases, electronic library systems, and legal terminology

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Great location
Competitive benefits

Legal Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Executive Assistant to support a busy senior attorney in the litigation practice group of a prestigious DC firm. The EA serves as the attorney's right hand and gatekeeper and plays a central role in making sure the practice group runs smoothly. It's an excellent opportunity for a top-notch legal EA to be part of a busy, highly-visible practice where teamwork, professional development, and excellence are paramount.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle complex calendar management, scheduling, and international travel arrangements
  • Maintain large volume client billing, budgeting and reporting
  • Draft and edit various documents
  • Set up and maintain client files

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of legal secretary experience
  • Experience supporting a partner or department head
  • Experience with document management
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

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Cutting edge team
Great location
Modern office space

CRM Marketing Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a talented CRM Marketing Specialist for a top-notch international law firm. The CRM Specialist plays a crucial role in the firm's business development strategy by ensuring the integrity of the firm's CRM systems. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with intermediate-to-advanced knowledge of CRMs, such as Salesforce or Vulture to be part of a dynamic team of Marketing professionals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain mailing lists for practice groups, and industries
  • Continuously develop, recommend and roll out new system capabilities, enhancements and upgrades
  • Create reports from CRM analytics
  • Manage the system implementing best practices and ensuring data integrity
  • Troubleshoot errors and assist colleagues as point of contact for system issues
  • Provide training to current and new users

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years CRM experience in a professional environment
    • Law firm experience, preferred
  • Natural ability to solve and troubleshoot complex problems
  • Project management and organizational skills

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Collaborative team
Modern offices
Excellent benefits

Benefits Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Benefits Coordinator to join the busy HR team of a top international litigation firm. This individual will oversee leave programs and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for attorneys and staff. 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 including:
    • Administer leave applications
    • Coordinate medical review process
    • Communicate leave status to employee, supervisor, and payroll
  • Handle leave tracking and update the HRIS
  • Ensure compliance with benefits programs
  • Assist with Benefits Orientation and annual compensation process
  • Maintain and update documents pertinent to benefits enrollment

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of benefits administration experience
    • 2+ years of leave management experience
  • Working knowledge of FMLA, ADA, and multiple state leave laws
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and HRMS software
    • Workday preferred
  • Strong customer service communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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Bethesda Metro
Boutique firm

Trusts & Estates Paralegal

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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Consulting firm
Professional development
Great team

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting to fill the role of Executive Assistant with a prestigious consulting firm. This is an opportunity for a professional EA to step into a role that supports a busy C-level executive. In addition to having strong EA experience, the ability to anticipate and solve problems and manage workflow with diplomacy and poise will be key. If you are looking to join a busy and focused team and enjoy a steady pace and a broad range of responsibilities in a respectful and diligent environment, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain complex calendars and travel planning for CEO
  • Prepare and proofread correspondence and other documents
  • Implement improvements to procedures and workflow
  • Plan and coordinate events and leadership meetings
  • Maintain overall office systems and planning
  • Manage vendor and building relationships

Qualifications Include:

  • 4+ years of executive administrative experience
    • Experience supporting executives
  • Strong MSOffice
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with an outstanding ability to self-manage
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

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Top law firm
Great location
Collaborative environment

Help Desk Analyst

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Temporary

Long-term project
Work/life balance
Great mission

Accountant

The Ford Agency is looking for an accounting professional for a long-term temporary position assisting with ERP implementation at a global non-profit. This will be a diverse role with a broad range of responsibilities and is the perfect role for an experienced candidate who is looking for an extended project and a role where their skills will be kept sharp. If you are available to start right away and have demonstrated experience using an ERP system, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handling accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Managing reconciliations and data consolidations
  • Processing credit card transactions
  • Assisting with various other accounting needs

Responsibilities Include:

  • 2+ years of accounting experience
    • ERP experience required
    • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to juggle tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong problem solving skills

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Gaithersburg, MD
EA to CEO
Real Estate

Executive Assistant – Gaithersburg

The Ford Agency is seeking a professional Executive Assistant to serve as the right hand and gatekeeper of the busy CEO of a successful Gaithersburg Real Estate Firm. The EA will prepare communications, review memos and reports and direct them to the correct person, and assist with coordinating events for the CEO. This is a terrific opportunity for an individual with at least 2 years of providing executive level support who has impeccable writing skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft and edit correspondence, presentations, and communications
  • Research, and analyze data for reports
  • Coordinate with vendors and service providers for events, including transportation, and catering
  • Manage the CEO's schedule, meetings, and travel

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of providing C-level support
  • Proficient with MSOffice suite
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Professional communication
  • Practices sound judgement
  • Attention to detail

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Great team
Large firm

Business Development Specialist

The Ford Agency is partnering with a global law firm in recruiting for a Business Development Specialist for its Marketing Department. This is a team-oriented role involving a range of responsibilities, including creating RFPs, presentations, and client pitches, maintaining the client list, and assisting with strategic business development initiatives. If you have a solid foundation in marketing and are looking to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create business development materials including: RFPs, presentations, and pitches
  • Maintain practice group content on the website, including biographies
  • Edit existing content and draft new content for proposals and pitches
  • Assist with strategic initiatives and other special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of marketing or related experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in MSOffice

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Fast Pace
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 have administrative experience with a passion for law and are 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
  • 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:

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

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

Legal Secretary

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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