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Construction firm
MD
Great team

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Professional development
Collaborative team
Metro accessible

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Downtown location
Beautiful office space
Fridays and Saturdays 11:00pm - 7:00am

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Great Team Environment
Leadership role
Visible role

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Bipartisan
Collaborative environment
Great benefits

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Tech industry
Great team
Great location

Temporary

Great cause
Starts immediately
Remote work

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Great Location
Lobbying Firm
Excellent Benefits

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Remote
Rare opportunity
Excellent benefits

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MD
Construction
Rare opportunity

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Leadership role
Great team
Cutting edge office

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Think tank
Collaborative
Great benefits

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Visible role
Leadership
Excellent benefits

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Bilingual Spanish/English
Construction
Collaborative environment

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Eastern Market
Global team
Great mission

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Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

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Collaborative team
Modern offices
Excellent benefits

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Fast Pace
Diverse Responsibilities
Great Legal Exposure

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

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Construction firm
MD
Great team

Staff Accountant – Construction

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant for a MD-based construction firm. This role is heavily involved with construction accounting and finances including coding purchase orders, utilizing project codes, and processing weekly payroll. This is an extremely busy role that requires someone who is detail-oriented and organized. It is an excellent opportunity for someone with at least 2 years of experience working in the accounting department of a construction firm to join a well-established, professional group.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle purchase orders (PO's), project codes, and process payroll
  • Process credit card payments, deposits, and wire transfers
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • Manage vendor charges and billing
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • 2+ years of accounting experience in construction industry
  • Great Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills

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Professional development
Collaborative team
Metro accessible

Administrative Assistant – Real Estate

The Ford Agency is seeking an Administrative Assistant to for a well-regarded, DC-area real estate firm. This is a busy administrative role that covers a variety of responsibilities, from managing the front desk to helping prepare closing materials for real estate transactions. It's a fantastic opportunity for a bright recent graduate with at least one year of professional administrative experience and an interest in real estate to learn about the industry from ground up!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Greet clients and visitors
  • Manage incoming calls
  • Assist in creating closing document materials
  • Keep office and kitchen area well stocked
  • Maintain and organize reception area and conference rooms
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of professional office experience
    • Interest in the real estate industry preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Proficient in MSOffice

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Downtown location
Beautiful office space
Fridays and Saturdays 11:00pm - 7:00am

Part Time Security Officer

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Part Time Security Officer to join a prestigious law firm in their DC office. This role is responsible for providing security to the Firm by ensuring staff, clients, and property is protected. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of security or law enforcement experience, and excellent customer service skills. Unique hours of Fridays and Saturdays 11:00pm-7:00am.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure safety and security protocols are followed
  • Escort vendors throughout the Firm
  • Issue visitor badges
  • Distribute parking passes
  • Respond to medical and other emergencies
  • Manage the security log

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of security or law enforcement experience
    • CPR/First Aid Training strongly preferred
    • Special Police Officer (SPO) license strongly preferred
  • Associate's Degree or graduate of a recognized law enforcement academy
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proficient in MSOffice

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Great Team Environment
Leadership role
Visible role

HR Manager

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced HR Manager for a growing research firm in Rockville. The Manager will work closely with the association's leadership and will play a leading role in implementing best HR practices for the organization. This is a busy role that touches upon many aspects of HR: from talent acquisition, benefits administration, and employee relations and is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Manager or Senior Generalist eager to take on a leadership role in a growing organization!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Full-cycle recruitment: sourcing candidates, scheduling interviews, administering background checks, checking references, and serving as a point of contact for candidates
  • Build and maintain relationships with senior leadership and staff
  • Implement the firm's office policies and procedures, ensuring that they comply with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Update and analyze compensation program, track evaluation program
  • Manage the benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement, leave, etc.
  • Manage employee relations

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Generalist or Recruiter
    • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office and knowledge of HRIS Systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

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Bipartisan
Collaborative environment
Great benefits

Research Associate

The Ford Agency has an exciting opening for a Research Associate with two years of experience to join one of DC’s established bipartisan lobbying firms. This role offers a unique opportunity for a motivated professional, with policy research experience, to break into a lobbying firm and work alongside influential D.C. officials. The successful candidate will have experience with doing policy work on the hill, have superior writing skills, be professional, and eager to learn the ins and outs of effective lobbying.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Track legislation and research assigned policy areas
  • Write briefing materials for lobbyists and clients
  • Monitor congressional hearings and distribute relevant legislative materials
  • Create analysis and summaries for clients
  • Attend client meetings, organize and manage meetings, Hill visits, and conference calls
  • Assist with preparing presentations and proposals for potential clients

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  • 2+ years of Hill or policy research experience
  • Hill internships will be considered
  • Exemplary communication, writing, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in MSOffice
  • Ability to proofread documents for complete accuracy

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Tech industry
Great team
Great location

Legal Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a sharp and savvy Legal Assistant to join a busy Legal team at one of DC's top technology associations. This role will have a wide range of responsibilities, including research, writing, and communicating with the General Counsel, Board of Directors, and members. It's a terrific role for someone who enjoys working on a variety of projects under tight deadlines. If you have at least two years of administrative support experience and are looking for an opportunity to grow with an excellent team, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research relevant regulatory and legislation issues
  • Draft and edit documents and presentations for the legal team
  • Maintain distribution lists for General Counsel and various committees
  • Create, edit and manage documentation for meetings and publication
  • Coordinate meeting and event logistics
  • Assist with scheduling Board meetings and keep records of meeting minutes
  • Provide administrative support to the President and CEO as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Paralegal or legal studies or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of professional administrative experience
    • Legal experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MSOffice, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Dreamweaver
    • Online research tools

Temporary

Great cause
Starts immediately
Remote work

Grants Assistant

The Ford Agency is working with a non-profit to find an experienced temporary Grants Assistant to support the administration of a large grant, from application to distribution. This is an extremely busy role that requires excellent addition to detail, the ability to adjust to shifting priorities, and respond to quick turnaround times. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with grants management, ideally for non-profit or foundation, be able to work independently, and have a strong work ethic. This is an open-ended temporary role that starts immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with grant-related mailings, applications, and reviews
  • Utilizing grants management databases for tracking
  • Helping with other administrative duties and conference planning

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with grants management software
  • Excellent proofreading and document review skills

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Great Location
Lobbying Firm
Excellent Benefits

Staff Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a smart and driven individual to join a bipartisan DC lobbying firm. The Staff Assistant will support multiple lobbyists, draft memos, and assist with various projects. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of legislative processes, strong writing skills, and have the motivation and ability to juggle exciting projects. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with exceptional organizational and communication skills to broaden their skillset in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ year of administrative experience on the Hill or related experience
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, as well as strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in MSOffice Suite

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Remote
Rare opportunity
Excellent benefits

Business Development Director

A growing technology startup is looking for a Director of Business Development with a background in military, information technology, and technology to manage its presence in the DC area. The Director will take the lead role in identifying, managing, and executing strategic, high-impact partnerships for the organization. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Business Development professional with experience in military, intelligence community, and working in a technology environment. The ability to obtain a security clearance is required for this role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify, evaluate, negotiate, and execute partnership opportunities with federal defense agencies
  • Identify new ways for clients to use and interact with the software
  • Develop best practices to foster, manage, and track opportunities
  • Build and manage customer relationships through conducting demos, organizing site visits, and answering inquiries about the software
  • Create product presentations and write proposals
  • Support the strategic objectives and interests of the business team

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Advanced degree preferred, defense and/or intelligence background is highly desired
  • Extensive experience in technology or SaaS business development in a fast-paced startup environment
  • End-to-end negotiation experience, including identifying, developing, and executing successful partnerships
  • Knowledge and experience in the federal sector, including intelligence community, Department of Defense, and other federal civilian agencies
  • Exceptional communication skills

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MD
Construction
Rare opportunity

Training Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional and motivated Training & Development Director for an established DC construction firm. This role oversees, develops, and implements training and development programs for field and corporate employees. The successful candidate will have exceptional project management skills and excellent organizational skills as they will manage multiple programs and budgets. It is an excellent opportunity for an individual with relevant industry experience to take on a substantive role in expanding and refining training programs that will ensure the company's success.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee training and development activities, including safety training
  • Assess training and development programs and recommend new ideas for future initiatives
  • Develop comprehensive learning plans and manage platforms
  • Implement a comprehensive training program

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of training and professional development experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Construction or Manufacturing experience
  • Experience managing safety training
  • Strong understanding of HR Management
  • Professional communication
  • Proficient with MSOffice

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Leadership role
Great team
Cutting edge office

Business Development Manager

Prestigious DC law firm is looking for a top-notch Business Development Manager for one of its busiest and most successful practice groups. The Business Development Manager will drive marketing strategy with the goal of increasing the firm's visibility and affirming the firm's reputation as a top legal services provider. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal marketing professional looking to take on a strategic leadership role .

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create business development strategies and initiatives in collaboration with senior leadership
  • Strategically generate new leads, expand existing clients, and identify cross-selling opportunities
  • Research and identify engagement opportunities for the Firm
  • Manage submissions to rankings, surveys, and award nominations
  • Monitor and track business development progress and deliver reports at monthly meetings
  • Develop materials for client pitch meetings
  • Monitor relevant press and report on prospective leads on a daily basis
  • Collaborate with PR to identify media opportunities
  • Assist with training and development within Business Development team

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing/communications
    • MBA or JD preferred
  • 3+ years of marketing/business development
    • Law firm experience strongly preferred
  • 1+ year of leadership experience
  • Professional communication skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Strong MSOffice skills
    • InterAction
    • Adobe
    • Publisher

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Think tank
Collaborative
Great benefits

HR/Office Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced HR and Office Manager to join a DC-based environmental think tank. This role manages all HR and Office Management functions, ensures that the day-to-day office operations run smoothly, as well as provides executive support to the leadership team. The successful candidate will have solid HR and office management experience and want to make an impact while wearing many hats. This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking for a fast-paced role to utilize your office management and HR skills and contribute to a great team!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage full-cycle recruitment: write and post job descriptions, screen resumes, coordinate interviews, and generate offer letters
  • Oversee benefits administration, medical, dental, vision, retirement, COBRA, and life insurance
  • Serve as liaison with building management
  • Maintain relationships with vendors
  • Coordinate with IT to resolve any IT related issues
  • Manage the President’s calendar and schedule meetings
  • Coordinate events, including board meetings, staff retreats, and office parties

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of HR experience
    • Benefits administration experience
  • Bachelor's degree in HR, business, or related field
  • SHRM certification required
  • Strong organization skills
  • Professional communication

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Visible role
Leadership
Excellent benefits

Data Governance Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced and driven Data Governance Manager to join a growing association. This individual will oversee data governance functions, including developing business analysis, data stewardship policy, and data engineering. The successful candidate will be a team player and have the ability to collaborate with various teams to continuously improve the data management program. If you have experience leading and managing a team of data professionals and are looking to join a firm that takes great pride in their data, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise and mentor a team of data management professionals
  • Define data standards for data acquisition
  • Collaborate with various teams to understand data needs and ensure goals are met
  • Develop strategies for the acquisition and maintenance of data
  • Oversee quality control to ensure data standards are met
  • Improve upon processes for better results

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in data related field
  • 4+ years in a technical data management role
  • 3+ years experience managing a data or BI team
  • Coding experience in Python, R or Java
  • Knowledge of cloud-based data warehouses, architecture, and reporting/analytic tools and environments
  • Ability to create and manage large datasets
  • Experience transforming large datasets with business analytics software
    • Domo
    • Power BI
    • Tableau
    • SQL/MYSQL
  • Experience joining and transforming large datasets using business analytics software
  • Experience coaching, mentoring, and training a team

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Administrative Roles

The Ford Agency is looking for candidates interested in substantive administrative positions with our DMV-based clients. We offer temporary and temp-to-hire roles with a variety of organizations--from law firms to non-profits, foundations to consulting firms. Position titles include Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, Staff Assistant, Operations Assistant Executive Assistant, and more. Candidates at all points in their career are welcome to send their resume!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Acting as first point of contact for office
  • Managing calendars, scheduling meetings and conferences
  • Document management, processing expense reports, and various projects as assigned
  • Acting as liaison between departments

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A Bachelor's degree; relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Previous experience to include internships
  • Intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and high degree of professionalism

Temporary

Legal Roles

The Ford Agency is looking for top-notch legal support professionals for temporary and temp-to-hire roles with DC's top law firms. We are looking for legal secretaries, legal assistants, legal administrative assistants, and paralegals for a range of entry-level to mid-level roles, across different practice areas, for opportunities within boutique law firms with specialized practice groups to large, international law firms. Candidates, from recent college grads with excellent internships to experienced legal support staff, are welcome to send their resumes!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing busy calendar and meeting schedules
  • Provide various document and presentation material support
  • Processing expense reports and time-entry
  • Document production and management

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A Bachelor's degree; relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Previous law firm or professional services support experience
  • Intermediate-to-advanced MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook) skills
  • Proficiency with legal document management systems and time-entry programs
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills
  • High level of professionalism

Temporary

All levels
DMV

Temporary and Temp-to-Hire Opportunities

The Ford Agency is looking for top-notch candidates for a variety of temporary, temp-to-hire, remote, and part-time roles within the area's most prestigious organizations. These are excellent opportunities to get your foot in the door and demonstrate your skills at DC's top law, consulting, government relations firms, non-profits, associations, and more!

If you are looking for your first position out of college or are an established professional in between roles and you have strong MSOffice skills, superb communications skills, take initiative, and have an adaptable attitude, we can help find the right opportunity for you!

ROLES AT A GLANCE:

  • Administrative
  • Executive Support
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Social Media
  • Communications
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Research / Analysis
  • Writing / Editing / Proofreading
  • Document Creation / Transcription
  • Paralegal and Legal Support
  • Program and Project Management
  • Legislative Affairs
  • IT / Tech

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Bilingual Spanish/English
Construction
Collaborative environment

Bilingual HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is partnering with a construction firm seeking an experienced and professional Bilingual HR Generalist to join their collaborative team. The Generalist will support a range of HR functions including recruiting, onboarding, benefits administration, and assisting with HR projects. This is a terrific opportunity for a bilingual Spanish and English speaker with at least 3 years of HR experience to join a team of true HR professionals!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing the onboarding process and ensuring accurate completion of all new hire paperwork
  • Supporting the recruitment process
  • Handling benefits programs, including open enrollment, and communicating benefits plans/information in Spanish and English
  • HRIS Management, creating reports, and maintaining compliance with state, local, and federal laws
  • Tracking HR projects to ensure deadlines and metrics are met
  • Responding to HR inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as an HR Generalist
    • Government contracts or construction experience required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Strong technical skills
    • MS Office
    • HRIS Systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

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Eastern Market
Global team
Great mission

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an enthusiastic and driven Administrative Assistant to join an innovative media organization. This role will oversee the office, work with international staff on a daily basis, and coordinate complex meeting logistics for the global team. The successful candidate will have impeccable attention to detail and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Administrative Assistant looking to be a part of a global team of professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate communications between global teams
  • Ensure that staff on the ground have the resources that they need
  • Oversee operations including: booking travel, handling technology requests, submitting conference applications, and processing reimbursements
  • Keep track of deadlines for conference submissions and awards

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of administrative experience
    • Experience working with international teams a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Advanced technical skills
    • MS Excel

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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

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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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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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