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Customer Service

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Remote Work
Tuesday-Friday Work Week
Intellectual Environment

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Global Law Firm
Fast Paced
Opportunity For Growth

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Remote
Great Team

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International Trade
Excellent Benefits
Professional Growth

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Legal Research
Top Law Firm
Professional Development

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Career Growth
Arts
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Leadership
Research
Great Benefits

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Leadership Role
Strategic Communications
Collaborative Environment

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Healthcare Policy
Research
Writing

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Trial prep
Collegial Firm
Great Benefits

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Consulting Firm
Collaborative Team
Tysons

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Legal HR
Top Firm
Leadership Role

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Collaborative Team
Visible Role
Volunteer Management

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International Firm
Excellent Benefits
Team Oriented

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Non-Profit
Strategic
Collaborative Role

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Fundraising
Content Strategy
Global Mission

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Health Law
Boutique Firm
Business Development

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Starts Remote
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

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

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Prestigious Law Firm
Leadership Opportunity
Rewarding Role

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Scientific Consulting
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Public affairs/communications

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Prestigious Law Firm
Great Benefits
Collaborative Environment

Legal Staff Accountant

The Ford Agency has a terrific opportunity for an entry-level Accountant with one of DC's top international law firms! This is an excellent role for someone a year of experience in accounting, financial reporting to take on a busy role that offers opportunities for learning, professional development and mentorship. The successful candidate must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment, communicate professionally, and have a solid comprehension of basic accounting principles and of accounts payable.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with month end and year end processes
  • Produce and process journal entries
  • Reconcile general ledger and bank statements
  • Prepare audit schedules and assist with audits of expense reports and vendor invoices
  • Collaborate with the billing team and other teams in preparation for the year end audit

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in Accounting
    • Law firm experience strongly preferred
    • Strong internships will be considered
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Office skills, especially MS Excel

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Arts
Remote Work
Customer Service

Customer Support Representative

The Ford Agency is seeking several Customer Support Representatives to join an exciting and growing team focused on the entertainment industry. These individuals will be the first point of contact for incoming inquiries and assist people through the registration process. The successful candidates will have demonstrated experience with incoming and outgoing calls, have a problem-solving approach, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with direct experience in a customer service setting or for recent graduates with alumni or admissions calling experience who is looking for a role where they can immediately be a part of progress!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide outstanding customer service by phone and online chat
  • Assist with registration and process inquiries
  • Respond to email inquiries with clear and helpful information
  • Assist with special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • BA degree preferred
  • Direct experience in customer service or related environment
  • Interest and knowledge of music/arts industries preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and phone communication skills
  • Proficient in MSOffice, Salesforce a plus
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is a huge plus

Temp-to-hire

Remote Work
Start Immediately
Customer Service

Educational Programs Representative

The Ford Agency has an immediate opening with a non-profit group that provides extensive educational offerings for financial professionals. The person in this role will utilize a variety of outreach approaches to facilitate candidate advancement through their course offerings and certification processes. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to problem solve. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity and is an excellent role for a resourceful entry-level professional with excellent customer service and admin support skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide support and navigating customers to appropriate resources
  • Assist with creating education plans and goals to achieve certifications
  • Provide positive and helpful support to industry professionals

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Direct experience in an administrative or programmatic role
  • Outstanding phone communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and self-manage time and project deadlines

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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Global Law Firm
Fast Paced
Opportunity For Growth

Legal Marketing Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative, poised, and sharp Marketing Specialist to join the busy marketing team at a top DC firm. The specialist works closely with attorneys and leadership to further the firm's marketing initiatives. If you are a creative professional with a solid foundation in professional services looking to join a top law firm with growth opportunities, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare award and survey submissions for various practice groups
  • Write and disseminate press releases and other firm news
  • Draft and create pitches, proposals, and responses to RFPs
  • Review pitches and marketing materials to ensure they're up to date, consistent with messaging, and reflect capabilities of the Firm
  • Collaborate with attorneys on thought leadership content
  • Coordinate client facing events
  • Maintain partners' contact lists in CRM
  • Assist with other marketing projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years Marketing/Communications experience in a professional services environment
    • Law firm experience desired
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Proven ability to synthesize data
  • Technical Skills:
    • InterAction or similar CRM experience
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter)
    • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
    • Adobe InDesign
 

Temporary

Start Immediately
Remote
Great Team

Accountant

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Accountant for a short-term project with a consumer protection focused financial organization. The person in this role will provide all-around accounting support and will assist with a variety of accounting tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for an accounting professional who is looking for a substantive project while in between opportunities. This position is expected to last 2-3 months and is a remote role.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Update daily cash schedule
  • Reconcile accounts receivable ledger, balance sheets, revenue, and expense accounts
  • Prepare invoices
  • Follow up on outstanding AR issues

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting software

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International Trade
Excellent Benefits
Professional Growth

Legal Assistant – Trade

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a talented individual to provide paralegal and administrative support to join a busy international trade team at a renowned DC law firm. This is a great opportunity to grow your paralegal skills in a balanced role that offers a great deal of professional development. If you are a professional and organized individual with legal trade experience looking for that next step, this role could be for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft, revise, and proofread general correspondence, memos, legal documents, and reports
  • Assist with cite-checking, proofreading, and blue booking
  • Prepare draft bills for clients and review and edit bills with the billing team
  • Assist with research for speaking engagements, presentations, and other projects
  • Handle docketing and filing for attorneys
  • Provide administrative support to attorneys including:
    • Fielding inquiries
    • Receiving and directing correspondence
    • Maintaining attorneys' calendars and deadline schedules
  • Arrange for attorney travel, meetings and other appointments

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of international trade experience working in a law firm
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and complete them under time constraints
  • Ability to prepare an accurate and highly detailed work product
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as research skills necessary to pull requested documents from various resources
  • Familiarity with legal technology and computer databases
  • Strong writing and communication skills

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Legal Research
Top Law Firm
Professional Development

Legal Research Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a smart and resourceful candidate for a Legal Research Coordinator role with one of DC's top corporate law firms. This is an excellent role for a candidate with a background in legal research, who is adept with using databases such as Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis, Bloomberg BNA, as well as open-source databases, and has excellent written communication skills. The Research Coordinator interacts with attorneys and professional staff firm-wide and therefor requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree. Background in Library Sciences, whether through an MLS certification program or previous experience is a plus
  • 1 year experience working in a research library, providing on-demand research services. Law firm experience is a huge plus, but experience in a comparable professional services firm will be considered
  • Demonstrated experience with legal databases, such as Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis, and Bloomberg BNA
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work under tight deadlines, and ability to maintain the utmost professional demeanor at all times

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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 INCLUDE:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 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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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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Leadership Role
Strategic Communications
Collaborative Environment

Communications Director

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Communications Director to create, implement, and oversee a comprehensive communications and public relations strategy for an economic consulting agency. The will be part of the agency's executive team and will work closely with leadership to create compelling campaigns that promote the organization's work among its partners and the public. The ideal candidate will both be a leader and mentor to a team of internal communications professionals and will have at least 10 years of demonstrated experience with executing successful public relations and marketing campaigns employing both traditional and forward-thinking social media strategies for mid-sized organizations.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Lead the overall strategic communications, public relations, and marketing efforts
  • Cultivate strong relationships with regional partners through special events and targeted marketing campaigns
  • Develop a strategic media relations program and manage the agency's relationship with the press
  • Oversee media campaigns and the production of all written collateral
  • Oversee website and the production of e-Newsletters
  • Responsible for producing the annual Performance Accountability Report
  • Manage and provide mentorship opportunities for a dynamic, 5-person communications team

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • At least 8 years of communications experience with demonstrated success in strategic campaigns
  • Exceptional research, writing, and critical thinking skills and the ability to produce compelling content across platforms
  • Superb communication and relationship-building skills, talent for create consensus and marshaling support from stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, ability to thrive under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to travel (up to 20% depending on current COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Ability to successfully complete an extensive background security check
  • American Citizenship required

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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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Trial prep
Collegial Firm
Great Benefits

IP Litigation Paralegal

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

Collaborative Team
Visible Role
Volunteer Management

Annual Giving Manager

The Ford Agency seeks a dynamic Manager of Annual Giving for a prestigious DC academic institution. This role will lead the organization's annual fund initiatives, manage its robust volunteer program, and implement community events. The successful candidate will be a superb communicator, have a passion for education and fundraising. This is a rare opportunity for a development professional to bring their skills, passion, and energy to a truly impactful organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and implement strategies to continue growth and increase participation from various groups
  • Collaborate with the Development team and leadership
  • Manage the volunteer committees and support the volunteer efforts
  • Utilize technology, social media, and other approaches in the development strategy
  • Create communications and messages that are in line with the organization's goals
  • Establish and maintain relationships with donors and foundations
  • Participate in organizational fundraising and donor events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years of fundraising experience with a major-gifts program
    • Experience in higher education, non-profits, or related fields preferred
    • Volunteer management experience highly preferred
  • Technical Skills:
    • Raiser's Edge preferred
  • Experience building relationships with donors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

Non-Profit
Strategic
Collaborative Role

Operations Officer

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Operations Officer to join a busy team at a community development non-profit. This individual is a jack-of-all trades and plays an integral role in managing and improving HR, IT, and other internal processes in the DC Office. He or she will also manage professional development and team-building efforts for the office. The successful candidate will be a team player, have a passion for creating an inclusive culture, with a strategic mind when it comes to improving processes. If you have a solid foundation in operations and full-cycle recruiting and are looking to make a real impact, this could be a terrific fit!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Director to establish ways for the team to better connect
  • Implement and improve operations processes for the team
  • Develop initiatives to build a team culture
  • Assist hiring managers with the full-cycle recruiting process
  • Coordinate onboarding and new hire paperwork
  • Collaborate with the national operations team in handling strategic initiatives for the team and organization at large

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of operations experience
    • Full-cycle recruiting experience required
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly MS Excel
  • Salesforce preferred
  • Professional communication
  • Strong organization and analytical skills

Temp-to-hire

Fundraising
Content Strategy
Global Mission

Fundraising Campaigns Manager

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting experienced fundraising and communications candidates with strong writing and strategic planning skills to support the development team of a global non-profit. The ideal candidate will have direct experience managing projects within a donor, membership, or fundraising capacity. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to an innovative and forward-thinking movement enriching communities across the globe. The overarching goal of this role is to capture the compelling and inspiring work of the organization and tell the story to donors through various digital and print publications. If you are a communications professional who truly knows how important fundraising publications are to the success of an organization, we want to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide compelling content for strategic program fundraising campaigns
  • Collaborate with local and global teams to identify needs and leverage resources
  • Manage fundraising and donor database
  • Provide analysis of programs to promote strategic planning shifts
  • Oversee associates, interns, and contractors

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of content development, management, and strategic analysis in a non-profit environment
  • Experience in fundraising and/or marketing/communications
  • Ability to solve problems diplomatically and resourcefully
  • Demonstrated experience with self-directed initiative and project creation

Direct Hire

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

Temp-to-hire

Starts Remote
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency seeks a Legal Administrative Assistant to support the executive team of a financial education non-profit. The ideal candidate will have exceptional writing and research skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. This is the perfect opportunity for someone with at least one year of experience that is looking for legal experience before law school or other professional pursuits. A remote temporary opportunity that may transition to temp-to-hire for the right candidate!

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Legal research and writing
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare presentations
  • Process expense reports
  • Other general administrative support to legal and executive team

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years' administrative assistance experience
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

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

Growth Opportunity
Scientific Consulting
Start Immediately

Legal Business Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is currently seeking a Legal Business Development Coordinator for a Virginia-based scientific legal consulting firm. This role will act as a right hand to leadership, creating and executing effective business development and marketing plans and following through to client engagement. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has solid business development experience in the professional services arena who can develop and implement successful strategies. Experience with or strong knowledge of toxicology and medical sciences is strongly preferred. This is a temporary role with strong potential for permanent hire and substantial career growth. This position is available immediately and is a hybrid in-person/remote role. Strict COVID measures are in place.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborative creation of marketing strategies and outreach plans
  • Executing strategies with professionalism and industry awareness
  • Direct outreach to law firms and corporate offices

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Professional services marketing and/or legal experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of medical sciences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient MSOffice skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)

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

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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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