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Professional Development
Hybrid Role
Multiple Openings

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Non-profit
20-25 hours/week
Collaborative Environment

Temp-to-hire

Multiple Openings
Administrative Experience
Diverse Responsibilities

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
Start Immediately
In-Person

Direct Hire

HR/Recruiting
Hybrid

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Tysons Corner
A/R and A/P Management
Admin to CEO

Direct Hire

Professional Growth
Mentoring Team
Hybrid Role

Direct Hire

International Non-Profit
Great Cause
Starts Part-Time

Direct Hire

Excellent Benefits
Prestigious Organization
Great Team

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Non-Profit
Mission-Driven
Starts Remote

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Arts-Focused
Possible TTH
Fast-Growing Organization

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Great Team
Long-Term
Remote

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Corporate Real Estate
Title & Survey
Hybrid Role

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Event Industry
Entry Level Role
Opportunities For Growth

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Unique Opportunity
Dynamic Role
Team Oriented

Temporary

Competitive Salary
Real Estate
Starts ASAP!

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Mission Driven
Rockville, MD
Sole HR Representative

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Fantastic Team
Great Benefits
Professional Development

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Collaborative Environment
Team Building Opportunities
Hybrid Role

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Great benefits
Downtown DC
Collaborative environment

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative environment
International firm

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Possible TTH

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Highly Organized Individual

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Global Law Firm
Leadership Opportunity
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Prestigious Law Firm
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Top Notch Firm
Opportunity for Travel
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Great Team
Prestigious Law Firm
Great Benefits

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Collegial firm

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Competitive Compensation

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Maryland

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Collaborative Environment
Great Benefits
Downtown DC

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35 Hour Week
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International Development
Competitive Salary
Incredible Mission

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Great Benefits
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Great Team
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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Opportunity For Growth

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Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

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All Levels
DMV
Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

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All Levels
DMV
Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

Temporary

Professional Development
Hybrid Role
Multiple Openings

Certification Support Representative

The Ford Agency has immediate openings with a non-profit group that provides educational resources to financial professionals. The person in this role will help individuals navigate course offerings and certification process. Candidates should be comfortable with both outgoing and incoming calls and have strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with prospects and creatively problem solve on their behalf. These are temporary positions with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire in 2023. Our client is actively interviewing so apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage high volume of calls
  • Guide and inform individuals about educational resources and options
  • Assist individuals with creating education plans and goals to achieve certifications or other milestones
  •  Provide positive and helpful support to professionals
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Direct experience in an administrative, customer service, or call center role
  • Proficiency in MS Office; database experience is a plus
  • Outstanding customer service skills and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently and manage project deadlines

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Non-profit
20-25 hours/week
Collaborative Environment

Part-Time Office Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a proactive and sharp Office Manager to join an international non-profit. This role will support the organization's daily operations, provide administrative support to the team, and support special projects. This is a terrific opportunity for someone with solid administrative experience looking for a part-time opportunity with a mission driven organization! This role is 20-25 hours/week.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily office operations and the front desk to ensure the office runs smoothly
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements, including flights, hotels, and ground transportation
  • Manage and update the database
  • Draft correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Order and stock office supplies
  • Support other teams and help with special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of administrative and/or office management experience
    • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Proficient or advanced MS Office skills
  • Professional communication
  • Ability to schedule meetings across multiple time zones
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is desirable 

Temp-to-hire

Multiple Openings
Administrative Experience
Diverse Responsibilities

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for multiple long-term temporary and temp-to-hire assignments with DC-based organizations. These administrative roles will assist with a of myriad responsibilities, from meeting planning and preparation to database and budget management. There are options for both in-person and hybrid work. Candidates with excellent operational and logistical skills are encouraged to apply as many of these opportunities start ASAP!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and manage calendars for team members
  • Travel arrangement and invoice/expense reporting
  • Creation of templates, emails, memos, and presentations
  •  Assist with other projects, like social media and meeting planning
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Demonstrated administrative experience, internships included
  • Strong technical skills to include Microsoft Office and CRMs
  • Ability to problem solve and shift between priorities

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
Start Immediately
In-Person

Receptionist

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for multiple Receptionist positions with professional offices in the DMV area. These are temporary, 100% in-person roles and we are looking for candidates with at least 1 year of experience working in an office setting and excellent Microsoft Office skills. These are great opportunities to network and keep skills sharp. If you are available to start immediately, please apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year of experience in a professional office setting; strong internships will be considered
  •  Outstanding work ethic and dependability
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

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HR/Recruiting
Hybrid

Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator for an internal opening on our temporary and temp-to-hire team. The Coordinator will be at the center of all recruiting activity and must be able to keep tabs on moving parts for all active clients and candidates. A great opportunity for a candidate with excellent attention to detail, ability to manage their time, respond to shifting priorities, and strong problem solving skills. If you are interested in learning more about full-cycle recruiting and the DC job market, please apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule internal interviews for recruiters and manage candidate documents and testing
  • Update candidate and client files and information in ATS and SharePoint
  • Send client interview information and assignment confirmations to candidates
  • Assist with candidate onboarding for temporary assignments
  • Lead weekly meetings and manage independent projects

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Interest or experience in HR and/or recruiting
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized, positive attitude, and ability to problem solve Strong sense of urgency and ability to manage shifting priorities

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Tysons Corner
A/R and A/P Management
Admin to CEO

Administrative Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an Administrative Manager for VA-based association. This position reports to the CEO and will frequently work with many other teams on special projects. The Office Manager oversees all the day-to-day operations of the office and will present the office in a professional light, providing proactive customer service and support to stakeholders, including staff, members, vendors, and guests. This is a terrific role for a candidate with solid administrative and accounting experience looking to continue to grow and develop professionally!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate meetings and travel for CEO
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Assist with membership dues and update accounting contacts with member institutions
  • Support the annual audit
  • Manage front desk, conference rooms, and workroom areas
  • Oversee supply orders and maintenance of all office equipment

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting and administrative experience
    • Association or non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in Tysons Corner office 2 days per week
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • QuickBooks
 

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Professional Growth
Mentoring Team
Hybrid Role

Accounts Receivable Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a professional Accounts Receivable Specialist to join a growing DC-based association. The Specialist will oversee and implement accounts receivable processes and projects, handle day- to-day accounting operations, and work closely with leadership to ensure processes run smoothly. The successful candidate will have at least 1 year of accounting experience, understand best practices, and be a team player. This temp-to-hire role will be hybrid and requires vaccination against COVID-19. A terrific opportunity for someone who is looking for a mentoring team to work with and continue to develop professionally!

Responsibilities:

  • Record daily payments using invoicing software
  • Utilize general ledger, sales journals, and account activity to manage accounts receivable process
  • Investigate and reconcile discrepancies
  • Prioritize and manage invoice processing
  • Assist customers with any inquiries, refunds or other issues

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 1+ year experience in accounting
  • MS Office , specifically Excel
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to find creative solutions

Direct Hire

International Non-Profit
Great Cause
Starts Part-Time

Office Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an administrative professional to oversee all the day-to-day administrative needs in the DC office of an international non-profit. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent interpersonal skills that likes working on different projects and enjoys being the go-to person for information. This role will start part-time, three days a week in the office, and will transition to full-time in the coming months. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required. This temp-to-hire position is available immediately so apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide all-around administrative support to director, assist with document production, prepare budgets, track credit card charges
  • Coordinate onsite Board of Directors meetings and other staff meetings
  • Manage mail-room, UPS, DHL, and FedEx deliveries
  • Serve as first point of contact for all vendors, maintain relationships, and negotiate prices for all office goods and services
  • Manage conference rooms, kitchen and pantry area, and other communal office spaces
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 years of administrative support experience
  • Strong MSOffice Skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Direct Hire

Excellent Benefits
Prestigious Organization
Great Team

Development Associate

The Ford Agency has partnered with one of DC's top educational institutions in its search for an Associate for its busy Development team. This role supports all functions of the development office and annual giving program as well as the advancement of philanthropy at the organization. This opportunity is perfect for a candidate looking to bring their development experience to an international academic environment and develop stronger skills with a mentoring team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create gift acknowledgements and receipts
  • Analyze event data and metrics
  • Assist with campaign communications and editing the alumni newsletter
  • Provide assistance to the alumni program, annual giving, and other fundraising initiatives 
  • Assist with event planning and coordination
  • Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of administrative, fundraising, events or related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong database skills
    • Raiser's Edge a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of professionalism
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

Temp-to-hire

Non-Profit
Mission-Driven
Starts Remote

Administrative & Research Associate

An Arlington-based international non-profit is looking for an Administrative & Research Associate to support their executive office. The Associate will research various topics and record data for meetings and presentations and help prepare materials for external mailings/correspondence. This is a temp-to-hire position available immediately. The position is 100% remote now, but will transition to in-person by 2023.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research and analysis of donor opportunities and endowments
  • Monitor and track all executive office documents and communications
  •  Transcribe, write, and edit materials to include articles and donor mailings
  • Maintain accurate records in Salesforce

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ year of office experience or internship experience ○ Research AND administrative experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or other CRM
  • Strong attention to detail and editing skills

Temporary

Arts-Focused
Possible TTH
Fast-Growing Organization

Executive Assistant, IT & Legal

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an Executive Assistant to support two executives of an innovative, arts-focused organization. The ideal candidate for this role will have demonstrated professional experience juggling calendars, schedules, and assisting with meeting preparations. It is a perfect role for a sharp and organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to solve problems with diplomacy and tact. This is a temporary role, likely 2 months, with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire. Right now, it will be a hybrid schedule and the client requires candidates to be fully vaccinated (+ a booster) against COVID-19.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage calendar, schedule meetings, and make travel arrangements
  • Collaborate with other department and team leads on various initiatives
  • Assist leadership with projects
  • Prepare presentations and meeting materials

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 years of administrative support experience
  • Proficient in MSOffice and virtual communication/collaboration tools
  • Proactive attitude and self-motivated work ethic

Temporary

Great Team
Long-Term
Remote

Data Entry Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Data Entry Assistant to assist with a database project for an Arlington-based association. Candidates with Salesforce experience and excellent attention to detail are encouraged to apply for this long-term temporary position! It's expected to start mid-August and last through November. Likely 100% remote.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with data entry
  • Ensure all entries are correct and clean
  •  Other work in Salesforce as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or similar CRM
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to self start

Direct Hire

Corporate Real Estate
Title & Survey
Hybrid Role

Real Estate Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Paralegal to join the Commercial Real Estate Practice Group at a prestigious DC law firm. The successful candidate will have experience negotiating loans, reviewing commercial real estate titles and surveys and be detail oriented with impeccable organizational skills. If you have 2 years of real estate experience with a law firm or title company and are looking to expand your knowledge and grow with a collaborative team, we want to hear from you! This is a hybrid role, 3 days/week in office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate and work closely with attorneys
  • Negotiate loan documents
  • Conduct UCC searches/filings
  • Organize closing documentation
  • Review titles and surveys

Qualifications Include:

  • Paralegal certificate
  • 2+ years of commercial real estate experience in a law firm, title company, or other related organization 
  • Title, plat and survey review experience
  • Experience with Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac DUS program or FHA-insured commercial mortgage loans required
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Document management
    • Timekeeping software

Direct Hire

Event Industry
Entry Level Role
Opportunities For Growth

Account Manager

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an upbeat and motivated Account Manager to join a busy event management organization. This is an integral role as the individual will collaborate with clients and vendors to ensure that the event runs smoothly. The successful candidate will have an event planning and customer service background, positive personality, and strong problem solving skills. This is a terrific opportunity for a recent college grad looking to get into the event industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with their event needs and present ideas and creative solutions
  • Collaborate with vendors and other teams to ensure events run smoothly
  • Assist with pricing for clients
  • Quickly resolve any issues that arise
  • Assist with other projects and tasks

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of event, customer service, or sales experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient with MS Office

Direct Hire

Unique Opportunity
Dynamic Role
Team Oriented

Personal Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a sharp and professional Personal Assistant to support a principal in their private home. This individual will be responsible for managing calendars, coordinating with household staff, and assisting with other tasks in the home. It's a great opportunity for someone looking for a busy role that requires excellent organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills. If you are looking for an elevated personal assistant role, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex calendars and schedule meetings
  • Prepare documents, presentations, and materials for meetings
  • Create agendas and track action items
  • Plan and coordinate events
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel, including transportation, hotels, and itineraries
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with other projects and tasks

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant experience
  • Strong sense of discretion and diplomacy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong independent problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

Temporary

Competitive Salary
Real Estate
Starts ASAP!

Legal Administrative Coordinator

The Ford Agency is working with a real estate investment group in Arlington to find an Legal Administrative Coordinator with exceptional organizational skills to support their Legal Services team and Staff Associates. This role will focus on administrative tasks, everything from scheduling to document and meeting preparation. This is a temporary position, with strong possibility of becoming temp-to-hire, and is available immediately. It will be 100% in-person and the client requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Screen incoming calls and emails and respond as needed
  • Maintain calendars, manage travel arrangements, and coordinate meetings
  •  Manage databases and run departmental reports
  •  Prepare meeting materials, presentations, and documents
  • Monitor budgets and submit expenses/invoices for payment

Qualifications Include:

  •  Bachelor's Degree
  •  3 + years' administrative experience, legal setting preferred
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  •  Proficiency in MS Office
  • High level of confidentiality and attention to detail

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Mission Driven
Rockville, MD
Sole HR Representative

Senior HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Senior HR Generalist to join a Rockville based healthcare organization. This is a unique opportunity to handle all functions of HR including employee relations, benefits, and compliance, and be the face of HR. If you are an experienced sole HR person and enjoy being involved with the various HR functions this could be an excellent opportunity!

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Develop initiatives and procedures to increase efficiency and measure success of human resources programs
  • Oversee the recruitment of new staff, including diversity initiatives 
  • Create and implement training programs and conduct training needs analyses 
  • Oversee employee relations, including investigations, disciplinary meetings, and terminations
  • Manage and administer benefits and compensation programs
  • Plan and execute events to improve employee morale and increase productivity 
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, employment laws, and regulatory changes that impact HR

Qualifications Include: 

  • 5+ years of HR experience
    • Experience being the sole HR representative for an organization
    • Non-profit or healthcare experience strongly preferred
  • Benefits administration experience required 
  • Bachelor's degree required
    • SHRM or PHR certificate preferred
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives
  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment law and HR best practices  
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail

Direct Hire

Fantastic Team
Great Benefits
Professional Development

Recruiter

The Ford Agency is looking for a proactive and dynamic recruiter to join our internal direct hire placement team. We are looking for candidate who is passionate about building long-term relationships with clients and candidate and thrives in a collaborative environment that is committed to providing exceptional client service. We offer a boutique recruiting work style that rewards initiative and resourcefulness and encourages collaboration and work-life balance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Full-cycle recruitment for direct hire placements
    • Review resumes, conduct video and phone interviews with candidates
    • Present candidates to clients, usher the interview process to completion
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with clients
  • Work collaboratively with the team on all job openings
  • Write and post job advertisements

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of experience recruiting, project management, or related experience
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized in a fast paced environment
  • Superior professional judgement and entrepreneurial mindset

Direct Hire

Collaborative Environment
Team Building Opportunities
Hybrid Role

Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator to support our team of direct hire recruiters. The person in this role is the glue of the team and requires someone who is resourceful, detail-oriented, and able to manage competing priorities. This is a great career step for a self-driven candidate who is looking for a role that will have the balance of communications and project management and provide an outstanding opportunity to learn the ins and outs of recruiting.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule interviews for Recruiters, send out invitations, and actively follow up with candidates
  • Update candidate and client information in Applicant Tracking System
  • Manage candidate testing, references, and background checks as needed
  • Take ownership of short and long-term projects independently

Candidate Qualifications:

  • BA degree required
  • Highly organized, positive attitude, and ability to focus
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to manage shifting priorities with ease
  • Interest or experience in HR and/or recruiting

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 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

Fantastic Location
Collaborative environment
International firm

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Legal Secretary to join a well-regarded corporate international firm. 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 group of attorneys
  • Complex calendar management and scheduling of client meetings
  • Coordinate travel logistics and prepare travel itineraries
  • Handle e-billing
  • Maintain files, records, and contact lists
  • Prepare reports, documents, and correspondence 

Qualifications Include:

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

Temporary

Hybrid
High-Profile
Possible TTH

Executive Assistant

A private equity firm based in Arlington has partnered with The Ford Agency to find a top notch, temporary Executive Assistant to support the CEO and to keep the office running smoothly. Ideally looking for an experienced administrative professional who can start ASAP to cross train with the incumbent before a maternity leave through the end of the year. This role will likely be hybrid with some flexibility on the in-office days. Possibility that it could convert to a permanent hire!

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Answer phones and keep office running smoothly
  •  Manage CEO's calendar, correspondences, and expense reporting/reconciliations
  • Oversee properties, vendor relationships, and charitable contributions
  • Special projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  •  Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 1 year of experience supporting high net worth or C-Suite executive
  •  Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion

Temporary

Metro Accessible
Engaged Team
Great Hours

Facilities Coordinator

The Ford Agency seeks a Facilities Coordinator to support one of DC's top academic institutions. In addition to providing excellent customer service to the organization's internal staff, this person will also be a first point of contact for many visitors. The Coordinator will respond to and coordinate site-wide requests and track various facilities-related tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with facilities experience and a can-do attitude and willingness to step in to help with any project. This is an in-person, temporary position with strong potential for permanent hire.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate scheduling of vendors and work orders as needed
  • Maintain database of vendors, orders, and manage completion of tasks
  • Work closely with department Director on team administrative and calendar needs
  • Welcome visitors and direct as needed

Qualifications Include:

  •  2+ years of experience in facilities, experience with multiple locations a plus
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Experience managing work order / vendor databases
  • Knowledge of ADA, OSHA, EPA standard safety regulations
  • Team-oriented workstyle

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Cutting-edge Science
Consulting Firm
Research

Scientific Staff Assistant

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. If you have a degree in Biology or Chemistry, are looking to work in a corporate environment, and want to put your organizational talents to use, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide assistance with in-depth research responding to client queries
  • Maintain multiple complex databases employed by staff members
  • Prepare written and electronic correspondence and presentations
  • Oversee administrative needs, including calendar management of executives, meeting arrangements, travel logistics, and telephone support

Qualifications Include:

  • Professional organization and communication skills
  • BA/BS degree in Chemistry, or related field required
    • Master's degree in Chemistry, Toxicology, or related field preferred
  • 1+ years of professional experience
  • 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)

Direct Hire

Academic Environment
Administrative/Office Management
Highly Organized Individual

Office Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a proactive and sharp Office Manager to join a busy DC academic institution. This role will support the institution's daily operations, provide administrative support to the leadership team, and plan events. This is a terrific opportunity for someone with solid administrative experience looking to work alongside professionals in an educational environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Principal's calendar and schedule meetings/appointments
  • Proofread and send emails and correspondence
  • Support the leadership team by keeping track of agenda items and taking minutes
  • Plan and coordinate team retreats and events
  • Support daily operations of the school 
  • Support other teams and help with special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of administrative and/or office management experience
    • Interest in education strongly preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Proficient or advanced MS Office and Google Suite skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with diplomacy
  • Professional communication
 

Direct Hire

Global Law Firm
Leadership Opportunity
Hybrid Role

Paralegal Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a professional Paralegal to join a top global law firm in their DC office. In addition to mentoring junior paralegals, this individual will manage cases, collaborate with attorneys and managers to ensure that cases are properly staffed. This is a fantastic opportunity for a paralegal with at least 3 years of experience looking to take on more of a leadership role within their department!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with attorneys to coordinate workflow among paralegals
  • Coordinate staffing with managers and supervisors
  • Assist with coordinating department projects, operations, and long-term plans
  • Maintain and organize case room files, manage document reviews, and prepare document productions and correspondence
  • Conduct research using Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, and other resources
  • Cite-check and proofread filings
  • Mentor paralegals in case management
  • Assists with other special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience
  • Knowledge of case management process and strong case coordination skills
  • Up to date on current best practices and industry trends
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Technical Skills:
    • MS Office
    • PACER
    • Westlaw
    • Lexis/Nexis
    • SEC/EDGAR

Direct Hire

Prestigious Law Firm
Excellent Benefits
In Office Role

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a proactive and energetic HR and Recruiting Coordinator to join a prestigious DC law firm. This role will serve as the first point of contact for HR and recruiting inquiries, provide a positive candidate experience throughout the interview process, assist with payroll, and assist HR leadership with special projects and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have previous HR and recruiting experience, excellent communication and organization skills. This is a great role for someone who is passionate about HR and is looking to expand the depth of their knowledge and experience with a team dedicated to providing mentorship and professional development opportunities. This position will be onsite Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate full-cycle recruitment efforts, including posting jobs, monitoring recruiting inboxes, maintaining the ATS, screening resumes, and coordinating interviews
  • Communicate with hiring managers and HR team throughout the offer process
  • Assist with the Summer Program and plan social events
  • Conduct reference checks and verify employment
  • Run reports for HR and Recruiting teams
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding and orientation
  • Coordinate offboarding with the IT department
  • Collect and review timesheets for accuracy
  • Assist with various HR initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of HR or Recruiting experience
    • Law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • HRIS
    • ATS
    • Zoom
    • MS Teams
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

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Leadership
Strategic
Collaborative Environment

Client Relations Manager – Legal

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Senior Client Development Manager to join a busy team with a well-regarded DC law firm. This is a strategic role and will develop marketing and business development plans alongside the firm's leadership and attorneys. This individual will create client pitches, RFPs and presentations, and develop marketing materials based on research and data to set the firm apart from its competitors. The successful candidate will have at least 7 years of marketing experience in a law firm, and have great leadership and communication skills. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their legal marketing career and be an advisor for partners and Firm leadership on marketing and business development best practices and strategies!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute business development plans for the Firm
  • Determine strategic marketing and business development priorities
  • Collaborate with client teams to identify objectives, expectations, timelines and serve as a project manager to ensure goals are on track 
  • Create and write client pitch materials, including RFPs
  • Collaborate with attorneys on responses to RFPs and other high-value proposals and pitches
  • Develop materials to showcase the firm's competitive advantage
  • Build the firm's brand through thought leadership and client communications that reach target audiences
  • Identify new business opportunities through research and analysis
  • Evaluate new publication and recognition opportunities that align with the firm's branding strategy
  • Coordinate with other departments to respond comprehensively to client needs
  • Analyze industry, client, and other data to identify potential clients and client needs

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of marketing and/or business development experience 
    • Law firm experience required
    • Experience managing teams highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
    • MBA preferred
  • Exceptional leadership skills and confidence to speak with partners, Firm leadership, and clients
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Professional communication skills and ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office 

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Top Notch Firm
Opportunity for Travel
Great Benefits

Legal Professional Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an smart and organized candidate for a Professional Development Coordinator role for a top corporate law firm. The Coordinator will collaborate with leadership to assist with planning and evaluating the training curriculum for attorneys and staff, coordinate professional development programming, and work with vendors to schedule attorney trainings. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of HR experience in a law firm and have experience with HRIS and Learning Management Systems (LMS). This is a terrific opportunity for someone interested parlaying their HR experience into professional development, education, and training.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the team with implementing and evaluating the firm's training curriculum
  • Coordinate with external vendors to schedule attorney trainings
  • Coordinate mentoring and professional development programs
  • Assist with diversity and inclusion initiatives 
  • Maintain metrics for retention and other firm initiatives
  • Assist team with special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of HR experience in a law firm 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task with strong customer service skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • HRIS and LMS preferred

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Legislative Research
Trade Association
Excellent Benefits

Legislative Analyst

The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced Legislative Analyst to join a top DC trade association. This role will be tasked with researching federal legislation and regulations and communicating findings with member companies and various departments. If you have two years of legislative or legal research experience and are eager to bring your writing, research, and analytical skills to a trade association, this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research complex federal legislation, regulations, and policy issues 
  • Write and proofread various documents, memos, and correspondence
  • Serve as point of contact for policy issues 
  • Prepare agendas and other materials for committee meetings and presentations

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Law, economics, or related field preferred
    • Paralegal certificate or JD a plus
  • 2+ years of legislative or legal research experience
  • Advanced analytical and research skills
  • Excellent proofreading and writing skills
  • Professional communication and organizational skills
  • Strong MSOffice skills

Temporary

International Development
Diversity and Inclusion
Hybrid Role

Director, People and Culture

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced HR professional to fill a director-level role with an international non-profit group in DC. This role will foster the organization's goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting a wide range of HR functions, including: recruiting, onboarding, and performance management. It is an excellent opportunity for a well-rounded candidate to be part of an incredible team of talented people that is both dedicated to global change and creating a progressive work-force. This is a temp-to-hire position and has a hybrid work model, 2 days in the office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruitment and onboarding: review resumes, schedule interviews, liaise with candidates, manage the E-Verify process, new hire orientation, exit interviews
  • Benefits enrollment and management
  • Employee relations and performance management
  • HR Policy Development and regulatory compliance

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years of HR Generalist experience, SHRM certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local Government regulatory requirements 
  • Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook), comfort with learning new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, and prioritizing skills

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Great Team Environment
Leadership role
Visible role

HR Director

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced HR Director for a growing biotech firm in Rockville. The Director will work closely with the organization's leadership and will play a strategic and leading role in designing and 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 Director eager to take on a leadership role in a growing organization!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with senior leadership and staff
  • Design, create, implement, and evaluate human resource initiatives and programs
  • Advise and execute on organizational design and structure 
  • Manage and own full-cycle recruitment for highly specialized positions in a growing global organization 
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Review, analyze, and update compensation and performance evaluation programs
  • Manage the benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement, leave, etc.
  • Spearhead all facets of the annual engagement survey to include any actions and follow up 
  • Manage all employee relations matters and serve as a consultant to leadership on such matters

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred
  • SHRM-CP or PHR
  • At least 10+ years of HR experience
    • Leadership experience required including experience with working with executive leadership on HR strategy and implementation
    • Experience with biotech, pharmaceutical, or related field is required
  • 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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Great Team
Prestigious Law Firm
Great Benefits

Legal Staff Accountant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced Staff Accountant to join a top-notch DC law firm. This individual will play a key role in the accounting department by managing general ledger, monthly reports, and assisting with annual taxes. This is an excellent role for an individual with solid accounting experience in a professional services firm looking to join an established team that emphasizes work-life balance. This is a hybrid role, 3 days/week in office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor general ledger accounts for accuracy and compliance
  • Prepare account reconciliations monthly
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Create monthly financial statements and reports
  • Assist with month end close
  • Reviews, reconciles, and processes expense reports
  • Review vendor invoices
  • Provide backup billing and e-billing 
  • Assist with annual taxes including preparation and filing
  • Assist with other accounting projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of accounting experience 
    • Law firm experience preferred
  • Professional communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills

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Cite-Checking
Blue Booking
Collegial firm

Litigation Paralegal

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Litigation Paralegal for one of DC's top law firms. This is a fast-paced and diverse role working for a busy team with a heavy trial schedule. The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of relevant experience and be able to support all aspects of complex litigation, from case management, document production, and trial preparation. If you are looking for a substantive role in a successful practice, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. This is a hybrid role, 3 days/week in the office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Case Management 
  • Heavy document management and production
  • Legal Research
  • Proof-reading and filing legal documents
  • Trial and witness preparation
  • Overall legal and logistical support to the practice

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years' experience as a Litigation Paralegal
  • Experience supporting complex litigation process
  • Expert-level proficiency with legal research software, such as Westlaw and Lexis Nexis
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Blue-booking and cite-checking experience
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • High-level of professionalism, ability to thrive under pressure, and ability to handle high-stress situations with diplomacy and tact

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Leadership Role
Federal Government
Analytical Role

Human Capital Consultant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a professional and analytical Human Capital Consultant to join a Virginia based management consulting firm. This individual should strong relevant experience, specifically with providing data-driven advice to Federal Agencies on various topics covered by human capital. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who is looking to join a collaborative team and work with key decision-makers in the federal government.

Responsibilities:

  • Create human capital strategies and plans for clients
  • Collaborate with leadership and external stakeholders
  • Review Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey data and identify staffing needs
  • Analyze data and present findings to clients and leadership
  • Make recommendations addressing organizational and employee needs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
    • Advanced Degree preferred
  • 8+ years of Human Capital Consulting experience and experience in these areas:
    • Strategic Workforce Planning
    • Change Management
    • Human Capital Strategy and Management
    • Organizational Assessment and Improvement
  • Experience working with Federal Government
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

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HR Leadership Opportunity
Innovative Company
Competitive Compensation

HR Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for a talented HR Manager to join the entrepreneurial team of a top national association. In addition to overseeing a wide range of HR functions – from Benefits and Compensation, Talent Management, Onboarding and Payroll, and employee engagement – the HR Manager will also work with executives in developing and implementing best HR practices. An excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Generalist or Manager looking for a leadership role where innovation and creativity are valued. This role has a hybrid work-set up. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Talent Management: lead the internal recruiting process for all professional and administrative staff, collaborate with hiring managers, liaise with recruiting firms
  • Benefits Management: manage the open-enrollment process, process enrollments and terminations, process paperwork related to leave of absence requests and disability
  • Compensation Review: perform salary review and analysis, prepare compensation and benefits statements
  • Payroll: assist with the preparation of biweekly payroll, enter and manage employee information in HRIS
  • Employee Relations: design and implement team-building activities, training sessions, and other activities to promote employee engagement

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree    
  • At least 6 years of HR experience
  • HR certifications (SHRM, Organizational Development) are a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee relations, regulatory compliance
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, and HRIS systems, such as ADP Workforce
  • Excellent communication, project-management, problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information

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Education
Career Growth
Maryland

Senior HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced HR Generalist for a well-regarded academic institution. The Generalist will work closely with leadership and will play a key 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 professional eager to continue to develop their HR career and grow into leadership role in an education institution.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as the point of contact for all HR inquiries and matters
  • Collaborate with leadership team to develop and implement engagement and retention strategies 
  • Oversee and coordinate the full-life cycle recruitment process (faculty, staff, and seasonal roles) to ensure it's aligned with best practices
  • Manage the onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Build and maintain relationships with senior leadership and staff
  • Implement office policies and procedures, ensuring that they comply with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Coordinate training and professional development programs for faculty and staff
  • Collaborate with leadership to update HR policies and procedures 
  • Manage the benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement, leave, etc.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field
    • Master's degree preferred
    • PHR or SHRM Certification strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of HR experience as a Generalist or Manager in an education environment
    • Knowledge and familiarity with recruitment, benefits, training and compensation
  • Experience in a school environment (primary, secondary, or higher education)
  • Understanding of HR policies and labor laws (federal, state, and local laws)
  • Proficient with MS Office and HRIS Systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

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Collaborative Environment
Great Benefits
Downtown DC

Legal Billing Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting an experienced Legal Billing Specialist to join the DC office of a top national law firm. This role is essential to the firm's commitment to client service and is an excellent fit for a candidate with direct billing experience in another nationally recognized law firm. Fantastic communication skills, keen attention to detail, and a personality that thrives in a high-level and fast paced culture are keys to a candidate's success with this team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage monthly client billing including:
    • E-billing 
    • Accruals
    • Internal approvals
    • Reporting
  • Handle complex billing including insurance bills, and split-party billing
  • Update billing rates and develop new templates/formats 
  • Manage third party e-billing 
  • Create monthly reports and billing schedules
  • Handle a high volume of bills every month
  • Follow firm policies and procedures 
  • Respond to billing issues and inquiries 
 

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of hands on legal billing experience 
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Excel
    • Elite or CMS/Aderant

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35 Hour Week
Leadership Role
Team Oriented

Paralegal Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting an experienced Paralegal Manager to join the DC Office of a top corporate DC. This role supports the firm's leadership through strategically managing the long-term and day-to-day workload of its paralegal team. It is an extremely busy role and that requires excellent organizational, planning, and management skills. If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a role that offers leadership opportunities this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee paralegals, progress of ongoing projects, and day to day operations
  • Collaborate with attorneys to understand workflow needs and staff paralegals accordingly
  • Recommend and implement changes to the professional development of paralegals 
  • Evaluate performance and participate in the performance review process
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of paralegal experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing paralegals 
    • Experience mentoring and training junior paralegals and developing paralegals at all levels to continue to advance their skillsets
  • Excellent judgement
  • Professional interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Excellent MS Office skills 

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Healthcare
Hybrid
Collaborative Team

Senior Administrative Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Senior Administrative Coordinator who will serve as the right-hand to the Executive Director for a busy healthcare association. This role will also work with other team members, help with member communications, event planning, and other projects. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience supporting senior management with an interest in the healthcare industry to join a growing organization!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendar and schedule meetings
  • Collaborate with communications team and assist with creating relevant content
  • Draft and edit emails to clients, members, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate travel for the Executive Director and team members
  • Create meeting agendas and distribute before meetings
  • Take notes, prepare minutes, and work with the team to ensure action items are implemented
  • Generate reports for leadership
 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years administrative experience
  • Experience supporting senior management or c-suite required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, Zoom, and MS Teams
  • Organized and strong attention to detail
  • Interest in the healthcare industry

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International Development
Competitive Salary
Incredible Mission

Senior Talent Manager



The Ford Agency is recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join a leading international non-profit that promotes engaged community development and a broad range of international economic development initiatives. This role will coordinate the logistics for the global recruiting team throughout the hiring process and assist with other HR initiatives. The successful candidate will excel at identifying creative solutions to complex problems, have excellent communication skills, and possess a globally-minded approach to their work. Prior HR experience is not required but candidates should have demonstrated operational and/or project management skills. Currently a remote position, but will be on-site position in the future and candidates must be located or have existing plans to move to the DC area. This is a temp-to-hire position available immediately!

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Assess and recommend improvements for HR processes and programs
  • Support the recruiting team and ensuring a seamless hiring process
  • Collaborate with domestic and international offices 
  • Assist with special projects as needed
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of professional experience
    • International preferred
  • Passion for learning and creative thinking
  • Ability to work in a very multi-cultural environment
  • Professional proficiency in Spanish preferred 
 

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Fundraising Campaigns
Non-Profit
Bethesda

Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a strategic and dynamic development professional to join a Bethesda-based pediatric healthcare non-profit. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising campaigns to reach individual donors, corporations, and foundations, tracking progress and reporting to leadership and the Board, and collaborating with other departments to ensure goals are met. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who has at least 8 years of development experience, enjoys cultivating relationships with donors, and working with a team to develop strategic fundraising campaigns!

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with donors
  • Execute campaign strategies to cultivate gifts from major donors, corporations, and foundations
  • Utilize a combination of events, personal solicitations, direct mail, and other strategies
  • Track campaign progress and report to leadership and Board
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure coordination of other giving strategies
  • Maintain campaign calendar and monitor progress towards key goals and deadlines
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as needed
   

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
    • Advanced Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of development experience
    • Major and planned gifts
    • Annual giving
  • Experience with individual, foundation, and corporate fundraising
  • Experience coordinating volunteers
  • Superb communication skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Experience with Salesforce

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Great Benefits
Collaborative Team
Project Management

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join a successful financial trade association. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience supporting leadership in a fast-paced work environment. This role will be responsible for providing administrative support for multiple departments, encouraging the development of interdisciplinary skills and a stronger understanding of the inner-workings of an association. If you are a proactive individual looking for the next step in your administrative career, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Schedule meetings and set up conference calls, webinars, and presentations 
  • Maintain meeting notes and summaries for Directors and Vice Presidents
  • Manage data and generate reports from industry databases
  • Draft and proofread correspondence on behalf of staff members
  • Assist with additional projects and administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications Include: 

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 2+ years of client service or administrative experience
  • Experience providing support in team environment
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficient in MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat, preferred
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills

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Global Law Firm
Litigation
Hybrid Role

Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a paralegal with 2 years of experience to join the Litigation Practice area at a prestigious global law firm. The Litigation Paralegal will be involved in the inner workings of the litigation process, assist with trial prep, prepare for depositions, proofread documents, perform legal research and cite-check briefs. This is an excellent opportunity for a paralegal looking to gain a more specialized and substantive training in the legal profession. This is a hybrid role and will be onsite 3 days/week.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with all phases of discovery, including document review, production and depositions
  • Proofreads memos, briefs and other legal documents
  • Cite-checks legal documents
  • Researches using Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, and other websites, articles, etc
  • Manages databases
  • Assists with trial prep, interviews, depositions, hearings, and client meetings
  • Supports preparation and filing of pleadings and court papers
  • Assists attorneys and staff with various projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 2+ years paralegal experience
    • Litigation experience preferred
  • Court filings and e-filings
  • Experience assisting with trial prep and during arbitrations and trials
  • Strong research skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Technical Skills
    • MS Office
    • Relativity
    • E-discovery applications
    • Westlaw
    • LexisNexis

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Great Team
Leadership Role
Excellent Benefits

Legal Professional Development Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a poised Professional Development Specialist to join a top-notch DC law firm. This individual will work closely with the Professional Development team in overseeing attorney arrivals, transfers, departures, and performance evaluations. The successful candidate will have 4 years of professional development experience, experience in a professional services firm, and supervisory experience. This is a terrific opportunity for someone looking to take on a visible leadership role with a top firm!

Responsibilities Include: 
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations to further professional development for staff and attorneys
  • Collaborate with Diversity and Inclusion and other HR teams to promote new initiatives 
  • Oversee attorney onboarding, orientations, and offboarding
  • Collaborate with benefits team to manage leaves of absence, flexible schedules, and other benefits for attorneys
  • Manage attorney evaluation processes
  • Assist with other Professional Development projects and programs 
Qualifications Include: 
  • 4+ years of Professional Development experience 
    • Experience in legal or professional services strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Knowledge of best practices in professional and career development
  • Strong command of the principles and practices of personnel administration 
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives in a fast-paced environment 

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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Opportunity For Growth

Membership Advisor

The Ford Agency is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the successful and team-oriented membership department of a growing association. The Membership Advisor will build relationships with an elite group of directors and C-Suite executives, support membership initiatives and provide excellent service to its valued members. If you are looking for a role where you will have the opportunity to really make an impact and have genuine growth potential, this could be the position for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build relationships with board members and C-Suite executives
  • Communicate regularly with members; informing them of benefits, daily activities, and answer their inquiries
  • Oversee the process for new member applications and renewals
  • Collaborate with team members to create strategies for engagement and retention
  • Identify trends to drive utilization and tailored support to members
  • Ensure revenue growth and track progress against goals

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years professional experience with client management, fundraising, communications, customer service or sales
  • CRM, Salesforce, or data management experience highly preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management

Temp-to-hire

All Levels
DMV
Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

Administrative Roles

The Ford Agency is searching 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:

  • Act as first point of contact for office
  • Manage calendars, scheduling meetings and conference
  • Document management, processing expense reports, and various projects as assigned
  • Act as liaison between departments
  • Other projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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

Temp-to-hire

All Levels
DMV
Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

Legal Roles

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting 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 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 encouraged to send their resumes!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 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

Temp-to-hire

All Levels
DMV
Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid

Temporary and Temp-to-Hire Opportunities

The Ford Agency is working on a variety of temporary, temp-to-hire, remote, in-person, and part-time roles with some of the area's most prestigious organizations. 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!

We are looking for candidates with strong proficiency in MSOffice, superb communications skills, demonstrated ability to take initiative, and, most importantly, flexibility and a great attitude.

Whether you are a recent college graduate or a professional between roles 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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