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Professional Growth

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Career Growth
Arts
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Global non-profit
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Possible temp-to-hire

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Great Mission
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Nonprofit
Grants Accounting
Great Benefits

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Patient Focused
Medical Devices
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Mission Driven
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Bookkeeper & Operations Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced Bookkeeper & Operations Assistant to join an impactful nonprofit. This individual will handle day-to-day bookkeeping, support the Chief Operating Officer, and assist with various projects. The successful candidate will have experience providing administrative support, bookkeeping experience, and be adept at juggling multiple tasks and projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has nonprofit experience and is looking to grow their bookkeeping and administrative skills!

Responsibilities:

  • Handle day to day bookkeeping including:
    • Accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • Enter salary, benefits, and other allocations by project and fund
    • Maintain accrual spreadsheets and review timesheets
    • Assist with preparing annual budgets
  • Schedule meetings and manage COO's calendar
  • Complete expense reports
  • Draft correspondence
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years nonprofit bookkeeping experience
    • Grant-funded nonprofit organizations strongly preferred
  • Professional writing and communication skills
  • Proficient with Excel

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Gatekeeper
Visible Role
Fantastic Benefits

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for an experienced, high-level Executive Assistant to join a prestigious DC educational institution. This individual will provide high level support, serve as the gatekeeper, coordinate complex calendars, and serve as a liaison to the board. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, poised, and confident individual with experience supporting a busy, visible executive to be part of a well-regarded Washington institution.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate meetings, travel, and conference arrangements
  • Create and distribute agendas, minutes and other materials for meeting attendees
  • Manage Board relations
  • Take minutes for Board of Trustee task forces and committees
  • Write, edit, and proofread PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, memos, correspondence and other written collateral
  • Manage the budget and submit expense reports
  • Provide administrative and project support to other departments as requested

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years of experience as an executive assistant to a senior executive
    • Experience working in education preferred
  • Experience working with a Board of Trustees
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent sense of discretion, diplomacy and judgement when appropriate
  • Advanced MS Office Skills

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Arts
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Customer Service

Entry-Level Non-Profit

The Ford Agency is seeking entry level candidates to join an exciting and growing non-profit team in the arts industry. This role will be have the opportunity to engage with members and help them navigate the organization's resources. The successful candidates will have an outstanding phone manner, strong email communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates with internship or on-campus work experience where they can immediately be a part of a team and learn many foundational skills for career growth!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide outstanding service and guidance to inquiries
  • Respond to email inquiries with clear and helpful information
  • Assist with special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • Proficient in MSOffice

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C-Suite
Great Team
Professional Growth

Executive Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Executive Assistant and Board Liaison to support the Board of Directors of a national education focused association. This role will provide right hand support to the Board and act as a liaison to executive leadership. This association offers fantastic benefits and an opportunity for an experienced candidate to really become a foundational support to organizational progress. This is a temp-to-hire position.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing Board members' calendar, address book, travel, and meeting preparation
  • Preparing correspondence and materials for internal and external distribution
  • Serving as liaison to the executive team
  • Providing additional administrative and project support to Board members

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Association and education experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree (preferred)
  • 4+ years’ executive-level support experience
    • 2+ years Board support
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters

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Career Growth
Arts
Available Immediately

Marketing Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a proactive and savvy Administrative Assistant to support the marketing team of an arts-focused advocacy group. The Administrative Assistant will provide both logistical and project support to this busy group of professionals. A unique opportunity for a junior candidate with administrative skills who is interested in growing into a marketing role. This role will start remote due to COVID guidelines but will ultimately be an in-person role. It is a temp-to-hire position and available immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Manage calendars, schedule and travel support logistics
  • Draft documents and various marketing materials for team
  • Handle marketing related projects and initiatives as directed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years administrative experience and interest and/or background in marketing
  • MSOffice proficiency
  • An interest in working with a collaborative and motivated team

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Association
Mentorship
Great Team

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an organized, energetic HR Coordinator to join a top healthcare association. This role will serve as the first point of contact for HR and recruiting inquiries, provide a positive candidate experience throughout the interview process, and assist HR leadership with special projects and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have previous HR 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 opportunities to grow.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate full-cycle recruitment efforts, including posting jobs, screening resumes, and coordinating interviews
  • Communicate with hiring managers and HR team throughout the offer process
  • Conduct reference checks and verify employment
  • Run HR and Talent Acquisition reports
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding and orientation
  • Assist with various HR initiatives and create HR presentations and documents

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field
  • 2+ years of HR experience
  • Interest in HR and recruiting
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • Zoom
    • MS Teams
  • Excellent communication skills

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Global non-profit
Great team
Possible temp-to-hire

Recruiter

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Recruiter to join the DC office of an international non-profit. This role is responsible for identifying and attracting top candidates in a competitive market, building and maintaining relationships with candidates and hiring managers, and tracking recruiting metrics. This is an exciting role for an established recruiter looking to use his/her expertise to attract top talent for a globally-recognized and respected organization. This is a potential temp-to-hire position and is available immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with hiring managers and HR team to develop and implement recruiting strategies
  • Advise hiring managers throughout the interview process
  • Source and phone screen candidates
  • Track recruitment activity and other metrics in ATS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of recruiting experience
    • Non-profit experience a plus
    • Excellent MSOffice Skills
    • ATS  experience
  • Strong customer service, problem solving and communication skills

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Legislative Research
Trade Association
Great Benefits

Policy Analyst

The Ford Agency is seeking a Policy Analyst to join a top trade association based in DC. This role will be tasked with researching legislation and drafting communications for member companies as well as internal staff. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience performing legal or political research, be organized, and have impeccable time management skills. If you have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills that have been honed in a legislative role, this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research legislation, regulations and policy issues
  • Draft letters, memos and correspondence
  • Track legislation and regulation
  • Serve as point of contact for assigned policy issues
  • Schedule meetings and perform other administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Political Science or related field, preferred
  • 1+ years of legislative, Hill, political or legal research experience
  • Excellent proof-reading and editing skills
  • Professional communication and organizational skills
  • Strong MS Office skills

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Unique mission
Non-Profit
Hybrid - Remote/In-Person

Office Coordinator

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an Office Coordinator for an advocacy team focused on protecting the rights and interests of artists. This role is a primary point of contact for the entire office so candidates must have a professional demeanor and willingness to pitch in wherever needed. This is a great opportunity for a recent grad looking to strengthen administrative support skills by working in a fast-paced office with a great team of people! Currently, this is a hybrid remote role with 1-2 days/week in-person. This is a temp-to-hire position and is available immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage front desk and oversee meeting and conference room scheduling
  • Process service orders, expense reports, and incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and assignment of keys, fobs, etc.
  • Contribute to special projects like company event planning

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 2-3 years' of relevant experience
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Outstanding organization and planning skills

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Professional Growth
Visible Role
Healthcare

Accounting Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a professional Accounting Specialist to join a growing healthcare organization. The specialist will oversee and implement accounting initiatives and projects, handle day- to-day accounting operations, and work closely with leadership to ensure accounting processes run smoothly. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of accounting experience, understand best practices, and be a team player. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who wants variety in their role and that is looking to continue to develop professionally!

Responsibilities:

  • Handle day to day accounting and bookkeeping operations
  • Oversee financial and accounting projects and communicate status to leadership
  • Oversee month-end closing procedures
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations
  • Complete quarterly and annual reporting
  • Provide supporting analysis and ad hoc reports as requested by leadership
  • Create well-organized presentations appropriate for senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting
    • Healthcare accounting strongly preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • QuickBooks or Sage
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to find creative solutions

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Remote Position
Legal/Finance
Temp-to-Hire

Administrative Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an Administrative Coordinator for one of the DC-area’s top investment firms. This role will work with the legal compliance team in regards to federal security laws and regulations associated with Trusts. The successful candidate will perform a wide range of duties from compliance and auditing, to operational and administrative support. This is a temp-to-hire position and an excellent opportunity for someone with 2+ years of experience in the securities industry, or a recent graduate seeking practical experience before law school, looking to join a team of industry leaders.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Prepare compliance reports and other reports for Board of Trustees
  • Assist with regulatory exams and inquiries
  • Other responsibilities and projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Securities industry, compliance experience a plus
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills

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Remote Work
Great Mission
Dedicated Team

Technical Recruiter

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a temporary Recruiter to join an exciting non-profit in a hiring surge for various technical roles. We are looking for a motivated individual who can dive into full life-cycle recruiting for a broad range of technical roles. This is a great environment for an experienced recruiter who is able to work independently with strong experience interacting with hiring managers and working with a passionate team of professionals. This is a remote role and is available immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Full life-cycle recruiting
  • Manage applicant tracking system
  • Manage and grow candidate pipelines
  • Coordinate with hiring managers on job descriptions and needs analysis
  • Provide expertise on hiring trends and techniques as well as current legal compliance

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years’ recruiting experience
  • MSOffice, LinkedIn, ATS experience
  • Strong customer service attitude and attention to detail
  • Ability to self-direct and problem solve independently
  • Highly organized and able to balance competing priorities

Temporary

Great Cause
Collaborative Team
Starts ASAP

Events Assistant

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

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assist with all details and logistics for digital events
  • Registration and coordination for attendees, speakers, and other staff
  • Research and analysis of potential sponsorship opportunities
  • Manage all data for sales and outreach tracking

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in event coordination and/or meeting planning
  • Strong knowledge of Zoom and Salesforce
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, dynamic work environment

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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

Temporary

Benefits
Mission Driven Organization
Starts Immediately

HR Generalist

An economic development agency that focuses on domestic community-building is looking for an experienced HR Generalist with demonstrated expertise running payroll and administering benefits; experience with both federal and non-federal staff is preferred. The person in this role must be prepared to manage everything from data entry to onboarding to performance management. This is a temporary opportunity. Candidates looking to expand their HR expertise while working for a great mission-driven organization should apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Process payroll, invoices, reviews, and leave cases
  • Communicate accurate and timely benefits-related information to staff
  • Prepare and analyze employment reports
  • Support recruitment and retention efforts

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree, in related field preferred
  • 3-5 years' HR experience
  • Knowledge of HR, payroll, and benefits compliance and processes
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and HR software (ATS, HRIS, payroll, etc.)

Temporary

Great Mission
Long-Term
Remote

Benefits Analyst

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced Benefits Analyst to provide long-term temporary support to the busy HR team of an international non-profit. The person in this role will work with all levels of staff and act as the primary point of contact for benefits-related questions and needs. A perfect opportunity for a candidate with 5+ years of benefits administration experience looking for a temporary contract through Spring 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Handle new employee benefits orientation and act as point of contact for benefits-related questions
  • Ensure seamless administration of benefits in coordination with third party administrators
  • Oversee administrative procedures and management of employee benefits records and data

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 5+ years of benefits administration experience
  • Proficiency with Workday
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations and compliance
  • Strong customer service communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
Variety of positions
Growth potential

Upcoming College Graduates

The Ford Agency will be recruiting for several exciting and professionally challenging entry-level roles that are well suited to recent graduates who are motivated and eager to learn more about and grow their skills with non-profits, associations, and consulting firms.

We are a boutique recruiting firm that represents some of the DC region's most successful and sought after employers. We work to connect candidates with the right organization where you will be professionally challenged, have growth potential, and work for goals that you are passionate about.

If you are having trouble navigating the competitive job market in DC and have the right talent and attitude, but just need to be given the right opportunity to demonstrate what you can accomplish, we want to hear from you!

To see a list of positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at www.ford-agency.com.

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Work Life Balance
Tech Firm
Opportunity to Grow

Recruiter

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a driven and enthusiastic Recruiter to join a growing DC based tech firm. This role is responsible for building a recruitment process, identifying and attracting top candidates in a competitive market, building and maintaining relationships with candidates and hiring managers, and tracking recruiting metrics. This is an exciting role for an established recruiter looking to use his/her expertise to attract top talent.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Be a strategic advisor in developing and executing sourcing strategies and recruiting best practice
  • Collaborate with hiring managers and HR team to develop and implement recruiting strategies in a competitive market
  • Advise hiring managers throughout the interview process
  • Lead diversity inclusion and equity initiatives associated with recruiting and hiring
  • Ensure recruiting strategies align with DEI goals and initiatives
  • Identify key recruiting metrics to track and report
  • Source and phone screen candidates
  • Manage the ATS, track recruitment activity and other metrics

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of full cycle recruiting experience in a fast paced environment
    • Tech or SaaS or startup experience a plus
    • Technical recruiting preferred
  • Technical Skills:
    • Excellent MS Office Skills
    • JazzHR or other ATS
  • Strong customer service, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Proven ability with sourcing top talent
  • Ability to negotiate and extend offers
  • Knowledgeable of recruitment best practices, laws and regulations
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and candidates in a professional manner

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Nonprofit
Grants Accounting
Great Benefits

Senior Manager of Finance

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Finance professional to join an impactful nonprofit. This individual will oversee the day to day accounting operations, grants accounting, and update the finance department's policies and best practices. If you have at least 5 years of accounting experience with grant funded nonprofits and are looking to join a mission driven organization, this could be a terrific opportunity for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle accounting operations:
    • AP and AR
    • Cash flow and forecasting
    • Credit card transactions and bank reconciliations
    • Salary and benefit allocations
    • Prepare and update fund balance spreadsheet
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports and statements
  • Oversee program and grants accounting
  • Create annual budget and plans with the leadership team
  • Prepare monthly budgets for various programs
  • Update accounting practices and the finance department's policy manual
  • Collaborate with other teams and leaders

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Advanced degree preferred in finance or accounting
  • 5+ years experience with bookkeeping and accounting with grant-funded nonprofits
  • Hands on experience with:
    • Cash flow management
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Budgeting
    • Risk Management
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Professional communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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Patient Focused
Medical Devices
Product Development

Development Engineer

The Ford Agency is seeking a Development Engineer to join the R&D department at a medical devices organization. This individual will collaborate with different departments and manage the product development process from start to finish. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of medical device product development experience and be familiar with ISO requirements, GMP guidelines, and FDA regulations. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join an organization truly dedicated to the patients it supports!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the DIOVV process and DHFs
  • Participate in customer informational sessions
  • Provide project updates to program leaders and leadership
  • Develop new products and product enhancements
  • Lead product development through design phases
  • Oversee the design and reporting of testing/experiments to verify and validate designs
  • Design validation approaches
  • Ensure products meet GLP/GMP standards
  • Train and mentor engineers and technical staff
  • Collaborate with R&D and other departments as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical, chemical, or mechanical engineering or related field
    • Advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of medical device product development experience
  • Experience working with ISO requirements, GMP guidelines, and FDA and global regulations
  • Proven experience with design controls
  • Professional communication
  • Experience working with sales staff and clinicians
  • Strong understanding of laboratory principles and theory

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Start Up
NYC Office
Growth Opportunity

Corporate Development Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Corporate Development Specialist to join a biotech organization based in their NYC office. The Specialist will work with the leadership team in developing their global and long term strategy. This individual will focus on financial analysis, investor relations, and researching opportunities for development, licensing, and acquisition in the competitive market. If you have at least 3 years working in corporate development, strategy consulting, or finance and are looking to join a busy team of creative professionals, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create corporate development strategy by conducting market and product research
  • Monitor competitive and external environments, prepare analysis and share it with senior leadership
  • Perform financial analysis and modeling
  • Assist with developing business case formulation, valuation analysis, and integration analysis
  • Communicate with venture capital firms, private equity funds, investment banks, and other strategic partners
  • Collaborate with leadership in updating the strategic plan and developing presentation materials for investor and board meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of professional experience in financial, corporate development, or strategy consulting
    • Experience in biotech, or life sciences preferred
  • Professional communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player mentality

Temporary

Remote Work
Tuesday-Friday Work Week
Intellectual Environment

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is searching for an Administrative Assistant to support the leadership team at an Alexandria-based religious foundation. The Administrative Assistant will provide high level administrative support as well as managing member relations. This is a great role for someone with 3-5 years' administrative experience looking to join a team working towards a fulfilling mission. This is a temporary role with the possibility of becoming temp-to-hire.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage calendars for leadership, members, and programs
  • Screen all incoming calls and correspondence
  • Assist with content writing and presentation/meeting preparation
  • Oversee special projects

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Administrative experience, non-profit preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong time management and attention to detail

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Leadership
Research
Great Benefits

Legal Conflicts Supervisor

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Legal Conflicts Researcher to oversee and coordinate the workflow for the conflicts team for an international litigation firm. The ideal candidate will have advanced research abilities and experience delegating work and training team members. This role is essential to compliance at the firm so attention to detail, database management, and strong interpersonal skills are critical. If you have at least 2 years of legal conflicts research experience, have taken on some leadership responsibilities, and are looking to continue on that trajectory this could be a terrific role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and delegate conflicts work to staff in various offices
  • Train new members of the team
  • Provide professional development opportunities for the team
  • Run conflicts checks and provide accurate and timely reports to attorneys
  • Maintain the conflicts database

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of legal conflicts research experience
    • Experience coordinating or supervising staff or processes
    • Experience training staff preferred
  • Familiarity with conflict checking systems and databases
  • Proven research and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
 

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Healthcare Policy
Research
Writing

Healthcare Policy Associate

The Ford Agency is seeking a Policy Associate to join a leading healthcare advocacy nonprofit. This individual will review new regulatory and legislative policy, assist with research, and write policy documents for the organization. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of experience with healthcare policy, understand its intricacies, and be able to articulate policy to a variety of stakeholders. If you have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills and are looking to grow in your policy career alongside a team of smart and skilled professionals, this could be a terrific role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Write briefs, fact sheets, spotlights, and other policy documents
  • Prepare summaries of legislative proposals, regulatory policies, and reports
  • Prepare background information for presentations
  • Track legislation, discussions, and developments around healthcare policy
  • Serve as a point of contact for members on policy issues
  • Assist with other projects as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Masters degree in health related field strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of Hill, legislative, or healthcare policy experience
  • Excellent proof-reading and editing skills
  • Professional writing skills
  • Knowledge of health policy and federal health care programs, including Medicare
  • Strong MS Office skills

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Consulting Firm
Collaborative Team
Tysons

Business Development Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an entrepreneurial Business Development Director to join a Virginia-based consulting firm. This role works closely with the firm's leadership and will be responsible for expanding the firm's reach through proactively identifying, pursuing, and onboarding new clients. It's a strategic role that requires innovation and resourcefulness – a terrific opportunity for a Business Development professional with demonstrated success working with Federal clients looking to play a leadership role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and qualify new business opportunities
  • Perform opportunity assessments and vetting gap analysis
  • Drive new opportunities through the capture process
  • Analyze trends and changes taking place with existing and new accounts
  • Make recommendations for future courses of action to improve the firm's position
  • Maintain sales forecasting and demand planning data through pipeline
  • Foster and maintain relationships with prospective clients
  • Collaborate with leadership and other team members to ensure goals are met

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • 7+ years of business development experience obtaining federal contracts
    • Extensive knowledge of Federal Government sector
    • In depth knowledge of proposal support, sales, account management, and direct management of business opportunities throughout BD and sales lifecycle
    • Experience working with or in the Federal Government market at the Senior Level and Program Executive Office levels
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships
  • Knowledge of the proposal preparation process
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Technical Skills:
    • Microsoft Software applications

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Legal HR
Top Firm
Leadership Role

Legal HR Manager

The Ford Agency is collaborating with one of DC's top law firms to find an experienced and professional HR Manager for its team. This role will oversee a range of Human Resource functions - such as attorney resources, employee relations recruiting, and benefits administration – and will serve as a key resource within the department. If you have demonstrated experience in legal HR management and are seeking to develop your expertise in a challenging and engaging role, this opportunity could be for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support to attorneys and staff in navigating and addressing employee relations matters
  • Collaborate with leadership on policies and procedures
  • Manage administrative procedures including onboarding, termination, employee data changes, maintaining I-9 records, and orientations
  • Develop and implement training programs and diversity initiatives
  • Manage new hire paperwork, orientation schedules, and onboarding processes
  • Assist in the recruitment of business services employees

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of Human Resources experience in a legal environment
  • Bachelor's degree
    • Focus in HR management or related major preferred
  • JD or advanced degree preferred
  • Strong command of the principles and practices of personnel administration
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional writing skills
  • High level of attention to detail

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International Firm
Excellent Benefits
Team Oriented

Senior Corporate Paralegal – Technology

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Corporate Paralegal to join the busy technology practice of a prestigious international law firm. This role will be assisting with corporate transactions, conducting related legal and business research, and working closely with attorneys and clients. This is a rare opportunity for a paralegal with solid transactional experience and knowledge of the technology industry to break into a well-established and notably successful firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting, editing, and proofreading transactional documents including mergers and acquisitions, securities, and venture capital offerings
  • Organizing and interpreting complex legal documents
  • Collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information for attorneys
  • Collaborating with clients and attorneys

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Paralegal certificate strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of corporate paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate setting
    • Experience in the technology industry or industry knowledge
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Professional communication
  • Technical skills
    • MS Office
    • Familiarity with Carta, Shareworks, or similar platforms

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Health Law
Boutique Firm
Business Development

Senior Healthcare Associate Attorney

The Ford Agency is spearheading the search for an experienced Attorney to join a boutique law firm specializing in healthcare law. The firm is looking to expand its practice and is looking for an attorney who wants to be part of its long term growth. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in relevant practice areas and demonstrated success in developing new cases while successfully managing current caseload. Experience with firm management and operation is highly desired. Attorneys with an established practice and are looking to partner with another firm will also be considered.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Advise clients on healthcare policy
  • Manage a subrogation caseload
  • Develop new healthcare business

Qualifications Include:

  • JD from accredited law school and licensed to practice in DC
  • 10+ years of experience in healthcare and with health plans
  • Experience interacting with clients and federal agencies
  • Professional oral and written communication

Direct Hire

Top Law Firm
Great Benefits
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm

Help Desk Analyst

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for Help Desk Analyst for a top DC law firm. This individual will join a busy team, provide support to end-users, and maintain systems and applications for the firm. The ideal candidate will have help desk experience, enjoy finding solutions, and know how to deliver exceptional IT service to a broad range of professionals. If you have solid IT/Helpdesk experience and are looking to join a team that will take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you! Hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

Prestigious Law Firm
Leadership Opportunity
Rewarding Role

Diversity & Inclusion Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Director of Diversity for a prestigious law firm. This individual will play an integral role in developing firm initiatives to attract and retain diverse candidates, develop and monitor diversity reports, and collaborate with various teams to ensure that the firm is continuing to position themselves as a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Director will have at least 10 years of experience working on diversity issues, preferably with a law firm or other professional services firm, and will be able to work with people from different backgrounds. This is a fantastic role for an individual to develop first-in-class diversity strategies at a top notch firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with recruiting team to attract and retain a diverse candidate pool
  • Develop ways to track firm's progress with attracting and hiring diverse candidates
  • Develop diversity and inclusion programming
  • Collaborate with the communications team to create materials highlighting the firm's efforts in diversity and inclusion
  • Create reports and metrics for senior leadership

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years of diversity and inclusion experience
    • Law firm strongly preferred
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Cross cultural skills
  • Ability with data management and reporting

Temporary

High-profile
Museum
Public affairs/communications

Public Affairs Specialist

The Ford Agency is currently seeking candidates for a Public Affairs Specialist role supporting the Office of Public Affairs of a renowned institute dedicated to African American history and culture. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with demonstrated experience handling a high volume of media inquiries and coverage, preparing logistics for news conferences and press events. The successful candidate will be able to proactively manage all the back-end logistics of media relations and many responsibilities that fall in between. Strong proficiency writing and creating on-brand content and comfort handling high-profile guests and events is a must. Initially, this is a six month contract position available immediately and has the option to be extended. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  •  Creating special media reports, following large-scale projects and initiatives, and managing progress
  • Outreach to international, national, and local media coverage for a broad range of events
  • Ensuring all materials, branding, and communications are consistent and on brand
  • Overseeing logistics for press events and media conferences
  • Coordinating publicity for high profile speakers and guests
  • Providing detailed updates and reports to broader leadership team

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or other related field preferred
  • Strong knowledge of African American history and culture
  • 5-7+ years of demonstrated public relations/ media relations experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred

Temp-to-hire

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:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 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

Temp-to-hire

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:

  • 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

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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