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Bethesda
Leadership opportunity

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Excellent benefits
Spanish and Portuguese
Prestigious law firm

Temporary

Available Now!
Global Consulting
Great HR Team

Temporary

Healthcare
Free parking

Temp-to-hire

Great Organization
Alexandria
Mission Driven

Temp-to-hire

Foggy Bottom Metro
Great Mission
Room for Growth

Temporary

Great Team
Excellent experience

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Great Team!
Rewarding opportunity
Bethesda

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Environmental firm
Great team

Temporary

Great employer
Great location

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Great benefits
Downtown DC
Collaborative environment

Temp-to-hire

Great Location
Projects
Great Team

Temp-to-hire

Non-Profit
Great team
Rewarding role

Temporary

Meetings/Events
Washington, DC
Great entry level role

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Great industry exposure
Boutique firm

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Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

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Collaborative environment
Data analysis
Excellent benefits

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Spanish - English
Great team
International firm

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Global firm
Modern offices
Great team

Temporary

PT Work
Flexible Schedules

Temporary

Professional growth
Great Location
Prestigious Firm

Temporary

Downtown
Great Team
Starts Immediately

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Tech industry
Opportunity for travel
Great team

Temp-to-hire

Human Resources
Non-Profit
Benefits and payroll

Temporary

Great location
Starts Immediately
Law firm

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New office space
Excellent benefits

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Exceptional benefits
Hours: M-F 11:00am-7:00pm

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Non-profit
Arlington
Information Technology

Temporary

Professional growth
Fantastic Location
Great Firm

Temp-to-hire

Benefits and payroll
Mission-driven
Competitive salary

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Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

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Excellent benefits
Great team
Education institution

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Legislative research
Great industry exposure
Opportunity for advancement

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Well-regarded firm
Excellent team
Great benefits

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International non-profit
Dynamic team

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Top law firm
Great location

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Legal Research
Great Benefits
Entry level role!

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Prestigious law firm
Great benefits

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

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International firm
Excellent benefits
Collaborative environment

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Bethesda
Leadership opportunity

IT Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced IT Manager to oversee the IT needs and day-to-day operational functions for a Bethesda-based law firm. This individual serves as the first point of contact for all technology issues that arise while making sure that the office is running smoothly. If you are an IT professional but want variety in your day-to-day duties, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as the front line contact for technology Help Desk matters
  • Communicate with the IT vendors and make recommendations for technology upgrades
  • Ensure that all office equipment is working properly
  • Order new office equipment and set it up
  • Work with the building management regarding office facilities issues

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of work experience as an IT Tier 2 Help Desk professional or similar experience
    • Project management experience, preferred
  • Technical Skills:
    • Windows 10
    • MSOffice 2016
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Citrix
    • Mitel VoIP system

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Excellent benefits
Spanish and Portuguese
Prestigious law firm

Multi-lingual Paralegal

The Ford Agency is seeking a Multi-lingual Paralegal to join a well-regarded law firm in downtown DC. This role will assist attorneys in Spanish/Portuguese/English translations in client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, diligent, and detail-oriented trilingual candidate to use his/her language skills professionally while pursuing a challenging and rewarding career in the legal field!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Conduct research
  • Translate Spanish and Portuguese documents into English
  • Edit and proofread legal documents in English, Portuguese, and Spanish

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ year of professional experience
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English, Portuguese and Spanish
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Strong interest in legal

Temporary

Available Now!
Global Consulting
Great HR Team

Recruiting Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a temporary Recruiting Assistant to help a the busy HR team of a global business consulting firm in downtown DC. This is a terrific project for someone who is in between permanent jobs and looking for an interim role that is challenging and career boosting! Apply Today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with hiring managers and other HR / Recruiting staff
  • Scheduling candidate interviews
  • Managing applicant tracking system
  • Communicating with applicants regarding hiring questions and process updates
  • Assisting team with projects and initiatives as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years recruiting and HR experience
  • Professional communication skills
  • Experience managing busy calendars

Temporary

Healthcare
Free parking

HR Assistant

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Temp-to-hire

Great Organization
Alexandria
Mission Driven

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is searching for an Executive Assistant to support Executive Vice President of and established non-profit organization focused on helping underserved communities throughout the US. The Executive Assistant will provide high level administrative support, arrange schedules, and plan travel for the Executive VP. This is a great role for someone with 5 years' administrative experience looking to work with an organization whose staff is a dedicated team all working towards a fulfilling mission. This is a temp-to-hire role and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparation for Board meetings and national conference
  • Calendar management, travel arrangement, and meeting coordination
  • Coordination with the finance department to ensure accurate tracking and record keeping
  • Project manager for yearly budget

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years' administrative experience ○ Experience with high level executives a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in MSOffice
  • Proficiency in social media platforms
  • Advanced slide presentation skills that include videos and interactive materials

Temp-to-hire

Foggy Bottom Metro
Great Mission
Room for Growth

Client Services Specialist

The Ford Agency has a new temp-to-hire role working with a national non-profit whose efforts are focused on providing legal resources to veterans. This role provides support for outreach, case management, and maintaining database information. This position offers an opportunity to be a part of an excellent mission and have direct contact with those being helped by the group's programs. If you have a passion for service, and like being able to help others navigate the complexities of identifying resources, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handling client calls and inquiries and directing appropriately
  • Update and maintain database / case management system
  • Provide support to client service team
  • Collect and prepare supporting information for various cases

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's degree or 3+ years' experience
  • Client / Customer Service experience ○ Knowledge of the VA benefits or claims processes a plus (not required)
  •  Veteran preferred, Military experience a plus
  • MSOffice proficiency

Temporary

Great Team
Excellent experience

Website Content Development

A DC based independent school is looking for a talented individual to help update and create new website content. This is a temporary project but definitely has the potential to extend well into the Spring of 2020. If you love web design, are creative with integrating videos, photos, tables in developing engaging websites, we want to hear from you! This position is available immediately and is metro accessible in DC.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifying and customizing photos for posting
  • Editing and proofing content text
  • Using web editor to stylize content

Qualifications Include:

  • Experience with website content management systems
  • Photoshop, or other photo editing software, proficiency
  • Strong attention to detail

Direct Hire

Great Team!
Rewarding opportunity
Bethesda

Resident Services Manager

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a Resident Services Manager to provide onsite support at the Bethesda location of a residential facility that provides housing to families of pediatric hospital patients and families during or post treatments. This position is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations, supervising a team, and ensuring that residents have a positive and well-functioning environment. If you have related experience and the ability to supervise a support staff and are looking to contribute in a community-minded environment, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the day to day operations
  • Supervise and train team members
  • Plan and direct monthly staff meetings
  • Ensure a welcoming and friendly environment
  • Monitor and coordinate grounds and facilities management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fluent Spanish preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience
    • 3+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Strong communication skills and tactful and compassionate personality

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Environmental firm
Great team

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for Legal Administrative Assistant professionals for the DC office of a national law firm whose successes in environmental law and natural resources is hailed throughout the legal community. This is a busy role, supporting a recognized chairman and multiple stakeholders. This is a fantastic opportunity for a legal administrative professional looking for the next challenge in his/her career. If you are ready, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle complex calendar management, scheduling, and international travel arrangements
  • Maintain large volume client billing, budgeting and reporting
  • Draft and edit various documents
  • Set up and maintain client files
  • Serve as the liaison between the chairman and stakeholders

Qualifications Include:

  • 7+ years of legal administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Elite billing software
  • Experience with document management and docketing systems
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

Temporary

Great employer
Great location

Accounts Payable Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join the accounting team of this busy downtown non-profit. This role is responsible for preparing and submitting electronic invoices, expense reports, month end reporting, and other accounting projects. This is a terrific opportunity for someone with at least two years of accounts payable experience, who is looking to work immediately, and enjoys working in a team oriented environment with a friendly atmosphere.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reconcile invoices for vendors and clients
  • Process expense reports
  • Assist with month and year end reports
  • Interact with vendors and clients
  • Assist with team projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Strong technical skills: ○ SAP ○ Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and research skills

Direct Hire

Great benefits
Downtown DC
Collaborative environment

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
  • Respond to member inquiries and requests
  • Conduct ongoing and reactive research based on industry needs and trends
  • Assist with additional projects and administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications Include:

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

Temp-to-hire

Great Location
Projects
Great Team

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency seeks a Senior Administrative Assistant to support the academic and development teams of a DC based non-profit. The Senior Administrative Assistant will provide executive level administrative support, while also assisting with research, education, and fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate is proactive, has solid exposure to a fundraising environment, and excels at managing multiple projects simultaneously. This is a great opportunity for someone who has at least 3 years of administrative experience and is looking for that next step where they can add project responsibility to their role and work with a supportive and mentoring team. This is a temp-to-hire role and is available immediately.

Responsibilities include:

  • Calendar management, travel arrangement, and meeting coordination
  • Preparing meeting and presentation materials
  • Directly work with development team as a primary point of contact for members and donors
  • Handle special projects for different teams independently

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years' administrative assistance experience ○ Experience within a fundraising environment a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in MSOffice ○ Salesforce or Raiser's Edge a plus
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Non-Profit
Great team
Rewarding role

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Ford agency is looking for a temp-to-hire Senior level Administrative Assistant to support the busy HR team of an international non-profit. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative and logistical support skills as well as prior experience in HR and a passion for non-profit work. If you are looking to be a part of a fantastic group working for a great cause, this could be the perfect role for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the VP's calendar; including travel
  • Providing confidential administrative support
  • Maintaining and scheduling conference rooms
  • Drafting materials for individuals and meetings

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or two years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Prior work experience in an HR department is strongly preferred

Temporary

Meetings/Events
Washington, DC
Great entry level role

Meetings Assistant

The Ford Agency has teamed up with an international membership association in search of administrative and event support for a large upcoming event. This person will help with cross checking information and assisting with logistics regarding vendors, catering, speakers, and other event related needs. A great attitude, attention to detail, and strong communication skills are essential for this position. This is a temporary role and is available immediately.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing logistical support for meetings
  • Reviewing and comparing invoices and databases
  • Supporting the Meeting Director and Meeting Specialist with administrative duties

Qualifications include:

  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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Great industry exposure
Boutique firm

Client Engagement Coordinator

A DC law firm is actively recruiting a Client Engagement Coordinator to join their busy marketing team. This position is responsible for managing the CRM, updating client information, and ensuring data integrity to support the firm's marketing efforts. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has an interest in marketing, strong attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast paced environment to contribute to the successful business strategy of a firm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the database implementing best practices and ensuring data integrity
  • Perform research to update client information
  • Recommend ways to improve list quality for events and marketing campaigns
  • Send marketing communications to various marketing lists

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of CRM or marketing experience
  • Strong MSOffice skills, especially MS Excel
  • Natural ability to solve problems
  • Excellent organizational skills

Direct Hire

Great location
Collaborative environment
Law firm

Billing Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced Billing Coordinator to join a DC corporate law firm. This role is responsible for handling the monthly billing cycle, including accounts payable and receivables, generating invoices, monthly reports, and answering client billing questions. The ideal candidate will have legal billing experience, attention to detail, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid foundation in legal billing who is looking to hone their skills with a collaborative team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with billing team on monthly billing and outstanding invoices
  • Communicate with clients regarding late invoices
  • Create billing schedules and monthly reports
  • Handle a high volume of bills every month
  • Respond to billing issues and inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years of billing experience
    • Billing experience in law firm preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Excel
    • MS Outlook
    • Experience with accounting software, highly preferred

Direct Hire

Collaborative environment
Data analysis
Excellent benefits

Donor Database Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for a Database Manager for one of DC's most prestigious secondary schools. The Database Manager will oversee the integrity of the organization's database to support academic, administration, and development efforts. If you are a data analyst or have strong experience with managing a blackbaud-based donor database, and are looking to work with a collaborative team of professionals, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the database for academics, administration, and development team
  • Create queries, analyze data, and generate reports for development team and other departments
  • Collaborate with Development team and support their fundraising efforts
  • Maintain and update the donor database

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Information Management or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of managing a donor database/data analyst experience in non-profit or education sector
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Technical skills:
    • Enterprise level database
    • SQL
    • Database design
    • Blackbaud experience

Direct Hire

Spanish - English
Great team
International firm

Bilingual Arbitration Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Bilingual Arbitration Coordinator to join an international law firm. This individual will provide administrative support to a team of international arbitration attorneys, by proofreading and translating documents, scheduling meetings, and coordinating travel. This is a great opportunity for someone who is fluent in Spanish and English looking to hone their administrative skills in a legal environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare schedules and coordinate travel for attorneys
  • Make detailed itineraries for meetings and travel
  • Coordinate visa arrangements
  • Edit and proofread documents
  • Translate documents from Spanish to English and English to Spanish

Qualifications Include:

  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Strong MSOffice skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Direct Hire

Global firm
Modern offices
Great team

Administrative Coordinator

One of the DC's top corporate law firms is actively recruiting for an Administrative Coordinator to join their pro-bono team. The coordinator provides all-around support to the department, including maintaining the database and tracking various initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for a sharp candidate who is looking to gain law-firm experience while supporting a team that strives to bring equity to the justice system.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Track client matters, program budgets, and outreach
  • Maintain and update database
  • Coordinate volunteer recognition programs
  • Plan trainings and other events
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 1+ years of administrative experience
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organization and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MSOffice

Temporary

PT Work
Flexible Schedules

Part-Time Positions

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

Here are some examples our current PT openings::

  • Research Assistant
    • Legal search firm near Farragut Square
    • Opportunity to work remote with a flexible schedule
  • Legal and Compliance Assistant
    • Financial investment firm in Bethesda
    • 20-30 hours/week
  • Administrative Assistant
    • Non-profit in downtown DC
    • Diverse role on a great team

Temporary

Professional growth
Great Location
Prestigious Firm

IP Specialist

A top international law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. is looking for an IP Specialist. The Specialist will be responsible for domestic and foreign patent prosecution filings supporting the IP division. This fast paced, prestigious firm is looking for someone who will jump in, be prepared and meet all deadlines. This is a great opportunity for someone with prior experience looking to advance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Domestic and foreign patent prosecution formality filings
  • Correspondence preparation
  • Interaction with foreign associates relating to IP filings

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of experience with patent and trademark prosecution
  • EFS-web
  • PCT-Safe
  • Private and public PAIR

Temporary

Downtown
Great Team
Starts Immediately

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency has an opening for a high level legal administrative secretary to join a top-tier international law firm in the heart of Washington D.C. This role will consist of working with a team of 2-3 other support professionals on various projects as well as arranging travel, monitoring and replying to attorney emails, proofreading, and building reports in Excel. If you are a team player who likes to be in a friendly and bustling environment, then apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing detailed and high-level secretarial and administrative support
  • Coordinating and maintaining office procedures and efficient work flow
  • Scheduling client meetings, reserving conference rooms, and coordinating audio visual equipment and food needs
  • Utilizing iManage system effectively and archiving for all matter-related documents

Qualifications Include:

  • 2 years legal secretarial experience
  • Proficiency in iManage, MS Office, Elite, 3E, Chrome River
  • Ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to handle busy workflow and delegate projects

Direct Hire

Tech industry
Opportunity for travel
Great team

Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a sharp and savvy Coordinator for one of DC's top technology associations. The Coordinator will have a wide range of responsibilities, including event planning, writing, and communicating with the organization's leaders and members. It's a terrific role for someone who enjoys working on a variety of projects under tight deadlines. If you have at least two years of administrative support experience and are looking for an opportunity to grow with an excellent team, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate meeting and event logistics and track registration and attendance
  • Create, edit and manage documentation for meetings and publication
  • Regularly work with leadership to evaluate progress and prepare presentations
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the industry and standards

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of professional administrative experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Program/Project management experience a plus
  • Ability to travel for meetings
  • Technical skills:
    • MSOffice
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • GoToMeeting

Temp-to-hire

Human Resources
Non-Profit
Benefits and payroll

HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is seeking a candidate for a temp-to-hire HR Generalist role at a financial non-profit in downtown Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will be able to provide assistance with the administration of benefit plans, manage FMLA/disability, leave of absence policies, and facilitate annual open enrollment initiatives. This role also encompasses onboarding and training. If you are looking for a teamwork focused, fast-paced environment, this opportunity is for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with and implementing benefit plans and processing enrollments
  • Recruiting and onboarding new employees
  • Managing HRIS system to include data entry, running reports, and training employees

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Knowledge of employment laws, MS Office, and HRIS systems

Temporary

Great location
Starts Immediately
Law firm

Billing Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking a Billing Assistant to join a fast-paced DC based law firm. The Billing Assistant will work with clients, attorneys, and paralegals to ensure attorney billing is submitted and processed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have billing experience, attention to detail, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid foundation in legal billing who is looking to hone their skills with a collaborative team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with team on monthly billing and outstanding invoices
  • Creating billing schedules and monthly reports
  • Handling a high volume of bills every month
  • Responding to billing issues and inquiries

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of billing experience
    • Billing experience in law firm, highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Elite, MSExcel

Direct Hire

New office space
Excellent benefits

Data Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Data Manager to join a growing association. This individual plays a crucial role in overseeing strategy for data acquisition, maintaining the integrity of the organization's large sets of data, and collaborating with teams to ensure that the data meets the organization's needs. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong leadership and data management experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop strategies for the acquisition and maintenance of data
  • Oversee quality control to ensure data standards are met
  • Improve upon processes for better results
  • Collaborate with various teams to ensure goals are met

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of managing and developing a team of professionals
  • 3+ years of Salesforce experience
  • Professional communication and leadership skills

Direct Hire

Exceptional benefits
Hours: M-F 11:00am-7:00pm

Word Processing Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting for an experienced legal Word Processing Specialist for one of DC's top law firms. This role provides advanced production and troubleshooting of documents and presentations for a team of busy attorneys. If you are a document pro and have a keen eye for the detail that others might miss, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide advanced technical document editing and formatting
  • Handle document conversion and data presentations
  • Edit video and graphics for desired format and document integration
  • Create binders, legal templates and document indices

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years related experience
  • Extraordinary proficiency with MSOffice, Adobe Creative Suite, Visio, and Dreamweaver
  • Basic graphics and picture manipulation skills
  • Superior proofreading skills

Temp-to-hire

Non-profit
Arlington
Information Technology

IT Operations Analyst

The Ford Agency is seeking an IT Operations Analyst to join a top tier national membership association. The IT Operations Analyst will be responsible for providing high-level and in-depth technical support to the end-user community on hardware, software, and network-related issues. Great location with a dynamic staff. Send your resume for immediate consideration!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing phone and desk-side support for environment comprised of in-office and remote users
  • Supporting Mac OS workstations
  • Managing all hardware assets including desktop workstations, laptop systems, VoIP devices, and multi-function printers
  • Procuring, configuring, and installing new workstations
  • Providing audiovisual support and conference room setup
  • Managing and develops collaboration site via Microsoft SharePoint
  • Maintaining software applications, operating systems, and regular maintenance

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience
  • Proficient in Windows OS; Mac OS; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Two years of experience managing enterprise Ethernet; VLANs; QOS; DNS; DHCP; routing; switching; IPaddressing; Windows Servers; Office 365; disaster recovery systems, VMware; and anti-virus
  • Manages and develops collaboration site via Microsoft SharePoint

Temporary

Professional growth
Fantastic Location
Great Firm

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a detail-oriented legal administrative professional to join a prestigious law firm. This role will handle various projects, such as travel, meeting, and schedule management. This position is ideal for an individual with at least two years of legal support experience, a strong capacity for logistical management, and the ability to handle a busy team of smart professionals. If you are a detail-oriented and organized legal administrative professional who thrives on activity and being a part of making things happen, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Complex calendar management and scheduling
  • Maintaining files, records, and contact lists
  • Preparing reports, documents, and correspondence
  • Arranging and scheduling travel and meetings
  • Timekeeping and billing for attorneys

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of experience providing administrative support
  • Proficient in MS Office with an ability to quickly learn additional software
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Temp-to-hire

Benefits and payroll
Mission-driven
Competitive salary

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 temp-to-hire opportunity. Candidates looking to expand their HR expertise while working for a great mission-driven organization should apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing payroll, invoices, reviews, and leave cases
  • Communicating accurate and timely benefits-related information to staff
  • Preparing and analyzing employment reports
  • Supporting 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.)

Temp-to-hire

Entry-level
DC, MD, VA

Recent College Graduates

We are looking for recent college graduates with excellent internship and/or office experience for a variety of roles throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The Ford Agency is a boutique recruiting firm that partners with top employers in DC - consulting firms, associations, law firms, non-profits, and more. Our goal is to bridge your talent with the best opportunity for you to launch your career. We offer temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct hire roles. We have an established record of success in connecting recent graduates with opportunities with DC's most sought after employers.

If you need assistance with navigating the competitive job market in tandem with a team of experts who can highlight your talents and help you advance your career goals – we want to hear from you.

Basic Microsoft Office skills, excellent communication skills, strong initiative, a great attitude, and flexibility are required for all roles.

Our available positions are always changing but anything from administrative to legal work, communications to marketing, and HR/recruiting to finance roles could be available.

Direct Hire

Excellent benefits
Great team
Education institution

Director of Alumni Engagement

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an experienced Director of Alumni Engagement to join the Advancement Team of an esteemed DC academic institution. This role is responsible for fostering relationships with alumni, collaborating with colleagues and the Board of Trustees to implement fundraising strategies, and creating engaging philanthropic events and activities. If you have experience forming fundraising strategies and are looking to join a collaborative team with a global focus we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement fundraising strategies
  • Coordinate events for alumni, including local, national, international, and annual reunion programs
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with alumni
  • Collaborate with communications team for the alumni newsletter and fundraising materials

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of Development/Fundraising experience
  • Experience building relationships with donors
  • Excellent communication skills

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Legislative research
Great industry exposure
Opportunity for advancement

Legislative Analyst

The Ford Agency has partnered with a well-established trade association to search for an Analyst to support its Federal Legislative team. This is a perfect role for a candidate with a couple of years of Hill experience and is eager to bring his/her writing, research, and analytical skills to a trade association. If you are looking for a role where you can apply skills that have been honed in a legislative role or collection of internships, this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Synthesize complex legislative information for analysis and presentation
  • Serve as primary contact regarding federal legislation for member companies
  • Work with legislative directors in drafting legislation and regulation proposals
  • Research legal and legislative historical activities for various relevant state issues

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Political Science or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in legislative, legal, or political research
  • Comprehensive understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes
  • Strong technical skills:
    • MSWord document development and Word/Excel data crossover skills
    • Savvy research skills
  • Superb business level communication skills

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Well-regarded firm
Excellent team
Great benefits

HR Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced HR Manager to supervise the recruitment process as well as manage an array of HR functions for one of DC's top international law firms. This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced candidate who is looking to transition into a new leadership role with a team of dedicated HR professionals and a firm with a strong commitment to its staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement the firm's office policies and procedures, ensuring that they comply with EEO regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Manage the recruitment process (screen, interview, conduct background checks, and select candidates)
  • Collaborate with attorneys and managers in communicating performance reviews to employeees

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of previous HR Generalist experience in professional services
  • Professional communication and client service skills

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International non-profit
Dynamic team

Global Talent Associate

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join a leading international non-profit that promotes global economic community development at the ground level. This role will handle the logistics and coordination for the international recruiting team throughout the hiring process and assist with other HR initiatives. The successful candidate will be able to find creative solutions to complex problems, have excellent communication skills and have a global mindset. If you are looking to join an amazing team of professionals who support progressive development programs on a multi-national platform, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating with global hiring managers on needs/logistics
  •  Supporting the recruiting team and ensuring a seamless hiring process
  •  Collaborating with teams in other global offices
  • Assisting with special projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  •  2+ years of professional experience ○ International experience preferred
  •  Passion for learning and creative thinking
  •  A global mindset, interest and ability to work in a multi-cultural and international environment
  •  Proficiency in MSOffice
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

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Top law firm
Great location

Helpdesk Analyst

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for Helpdesk 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!

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:

  • 2+ 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

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Legal Research
Great Benefits
Entry level role!

Legal Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently seeking a self-starter to join a well-established international law firm in downtown D.C. This role will work directly with attorneys and senior legal assistants in overseeing case logistics and providing critical research support from start to finish. If you have a few years of professional experience and are looking for the next step to really launch your legal career, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage case files, conduct research, and prepare case materials
  • Prepare for and attend depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations
  • Conduct legal research
  • Organize documents and case files
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in a professional environment ○ Law firm experience, preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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Prestigious law firm
Great benefits

Staff Accountant

The Ford Agency is seeking a driven individual with previous accounting and financial reporting experience to join the DC office of a national law firm. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to further develop their accounting career in a well-organized, legal finance department. The successful candidate must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment, communicate professionally, and have a solid comprehension of accounts payable and accounts receivables.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage database with invoices and provide reports to managers and directors
  • Manage month-end closings and create monthly reports
  • Oversee the financials for all non-profit coalitions the firm represents
  • Analyze and resolve billing issues

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Experience with Accounts Payable and legal billing

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Great Employer

Legal Secretary

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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International firm
Excellent benefits
Collaborative environment

Corporate Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Corporate Paralegal to join a prestigious international law firm. This role will be assisting with corporate transactions, conducting related legal and business research, and coordinating meetings with attorneys. This is a rare opportunity for a paralegal with solid transactional experience to break into a well-established and notably successful firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting, editing, and proofreading transactional documents
  • Organizing and interpreting complex legal documents
  • Conducting searches on IP, and litigation matters
  • Collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information for attorneys
  • Creating memoranda relevant to mergers, acquisitions, etc.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Excellent research skills
  • Knowledge and previous experience with mergers, acquisitions, securities, financing and/or tax activities
  • Technical skills
    • MSOffice
    • Westlaw, LexisNexis

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