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Corporate Donor Engagement
Conservation Non-Profit
Foggy Bottom

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Education
Great Opportunity
Washington, DC

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Mission-Driven
International Education
Available Immediately

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Boutique Firm
Chevy Chase, MD
Legal

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Entry Level Opportunity
History
Nonprofit

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Legal Marketing
Fast Paced
Collaborative Team

Temporary

McLean, VA
Great Job for Grad Student
Competitive Hourly Rate

Temporary

100% Remote
Start Immediately
Mentoring Team

Temporary

Start Immediately
Great Team
100% Remote

Temporary

100% Remote
Fast-Paced Team
Great Mission

Temporary

Holiday Work
Immediate Openings
Flexible Schedule

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Bethesda
Start Immediately
Professional Training

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35 Hours/Week
Dynamic Role
Great Benefits

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Law Firm
HR
Collaborative Team

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Wellness Company
Starts ASAP
Accounting

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Visible role
Collaborative Environment
Association

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Leadership Role
Education
Board of Trustees

Temporary

International Non-Profit
Email Marketing
Dynamic Team

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Raiser's Edge
Education
Highly Visible Role

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International Non-Profit
Collaborative Environment
Front Line Fundraising

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Think Tank
Strategic Role
Great Team

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Goal Oriented Role
Collaborative Team
Membership Association

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Leadership Role
Great Benefits
Global Firm

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Hybrid Role
Policy-Focused
Excellent Growth Potential

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Interactive Role
Great Team
DEI Program

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Hybrid
Mid-Size Firm
Collaborative Environment

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Part-Time
Crystal City
Great Benefits

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Great Team
Robust Role
Great Location

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Unique Opportunity
Visible Role
Downtown DC

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Travel
Hybrid Role
Great Team

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Prestigious School
Great Team
Great Benefits

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Tech Industry
Opportunity To Travel
2 Days/Week Onsite

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Education
Fast-Paced
Attention to Detail

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Business Development
Collaborative Environment
Bonus Potential

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Research Opportunity
Excellent Benefits
Collaborative Environment

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Travel
Hybrid Role
Great Team

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Legal Marketing
Fast Paced
Collaborative Team

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Event Industry
Entry Level Role
Opportunities For Growth

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Leadership
Strategic
Collaborative Environment

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Fundraising Campaigns
Non-Profit
Bethesda

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Corporate Donor Engagement
Conservation Non-Profit
Foggy Bottom

Database Coordinator


The Ford Agency is in search of a Database Coordinator to join one of the many donor engagement teams at an international conservation non-profit in DC. A great opportunity for candidates with strong business research and database management skills. This is a temporary position expected to last 3-6 months with a hybrid schedule.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage due diligence research requests
  • Update SharePoint and other database with incoming information
  • Pull and interpret reports
  • Conduct research on potential corporate donors

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Excellent knowledge of SharePoint and donor databases
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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Education
Great Opportunity
Washington, DC

Enrollment Associate

A growing charter school located close to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in DC is looking for temporary help as they process incoming enrollment requests. This position is a great way to keep busy over the holiday season and is expected to last 2-3 months. It will be 100% in-person and is available immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and complete enrollment forms
  • Track enrollment process and data
  • Make enrollment calls to prospective families

Qualifications Include:

  • Customer service experience
  • Proficiency in Google Docs and Microsoft Office
  • Interest in K-12 education

Temp-to-hire

Mission-Driven
International Education
Available Immediately

Program Coordinator

The Ford Agency has several temp-to-hire Program Coordinator roles with international membership non-profit in downtown DC. The Program Coordinators will provide all-around support to the organization's various initiatives that span from conference planning to member and volunteer services. Fantastic roles for smart, organized, resourceful recent grads with demonstrated interest in international education and exchange along with strong internship and/or office experience. These will be hybrid roles and our client requires vaccination against COVID-19.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule meetings, prepare presentations, and format needed documents
  • Interact and engage with members and volunteers to recruit, answer questions, and keep engaged
  • Collaborate with leadership and internal team members to develop and implement strategy and ensure goals are met
  • Update databases and web pages with new information and relevant content

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office, particularly with Word and Excel
  • Experience with CRMs, ideally iMIS, and strong technical skills in general
  • Resourcefulness, ability to work independently, and think critically

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Boutique Firm
Chevy Chase, MD
Legal

Legal Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a legal secretary to join a boutique Maryland law firm. This individual will support two attorneys, prepare legal documents, and assist with other tasks. The successful candidate will have a solid administrative background, strong organizational skills, and a high level of attention to detail. This is a great opportunity for someone with administrative experience looking to get into the legal field!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide administrative support to attorneys
  • Prepare correspondence, documents, and other materials
  • Maintain client files, records, and contact lists
  • Answer and direct phone calls to the proper person

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of administrative assistant experience
    • Law firm experience a plus
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and handle with discretion
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

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Entry Level Opportunity
History
Nonprofit

Administrative Assistant – Nonprofit

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an Administrative Assistant to support a non-profit that serves to protect and preserve historical land. This individual will provide administrative support to the team, managing calendars, updating their database, and assisting with other projects. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has administrative experience and who is passionate about real estate, history, or land preservation!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team's calendar, including scheduling meetings and drafting agendas
  • Draft internal and external communications including newsletters
  • Update and maintain records for real estate transactions
  • Assist with research and other projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 2+ years of administrative support
    •  Strong internships will be considered
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • MS Office Suite
    • Database experience preferred
  • Interest in history and preserving historical landmarks

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Legal Marketing
Fast Paced
Collaborative Team

Legal Business Development & Marketing Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative, poised, and sharp Business Development Specialist to join the busy marketing team at a top DC firm. The Specialist works closely with attorneys and marketing team to facilitate the firm's business development initiatives. This is an exciting role for a Marketing or Business Development Coordinator to learn the ins and outs of the industries they support while creating marketing and business development strategies to take the firm to the next level! If you have a solid 2 years of marketing experience and are looking to take the next step in your career with a collaborative team of professionals, we want to hear from you!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Put together pitches and presentations and track progress for team
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the practice groups and clients that are assigned to further business development goals
    • Secure speaking and sponsorship opportunities
  • Collaborate with practice group leaders and attorneys to develop business development and marketing plans
  • Manage content marketing including digital, email, blog posts, and podcasts
  • Deliver high quality responses to RFPs and other solicitations from clients
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of client needs and industry trends 
  • Create pitches and proposals, writing in a persuasive and professional manner to better position the firm to potential clients
  • Collaborate with the events team to coordinate client facing events, webinars, conferences, and seminars
  • Prepare award and survey submissions for various practice groups 
  • Update website content including attorney bios and practice group descriptions
  • Gather and enter data into marketing databases/reports including the CRM and mailing lists
  • Conduct market research to aid with business development efforts including company and industry research
  • Organize monthly meetings to discuss ongoing marketing initiatives
  • Assist with other marketing and business development projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, English, Communications or related field
  • 2+ years of marketing experience
    • Law firm or other professional services firm preferred
    • Understanding of marketing functions/needs of attorneys and clients
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Technical Skills:
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter)
    • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
    • Adobe InDesign preferred
    • CRM experience

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McLean, VA
Great Job for Grad Student
Competitive Hourly Rate

Personal Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a Personal Assistant to support a local entrepreneur with a variety of personal and house management tasks. It's a great opportunity for a graduate student with a flexible schedule or a candidate with similar personal assistant experience. This is a full-time role expected to last a couple of weeks and does require the candidate to have a car as the work location is McLean, VA. Fully vaccinated and boosted candidates are encouraged to apply now for this position that starts ASAP!

Responsibilities include:

  • Run errands and maintain household supplies and groceries
  • Manage vendors who will be working on-site at the house
  • Various organization and filing projects

Qualifications include:

  • Administrative or personal assistant experience
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Access to a reliable vehicle

Temporary

100% Remote
Start Immediately
Mentoring Team

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an HR Coordinator to support a DC-based association focused on the healthcare industry. This is an open-ended temporary position and an excellent opportunity for someone who is available right away and looking to strengthen their HR knowledge and learn from an amazing team. 100% remote and available immediately!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with general HR documentation and compliance tracking
  • Contribute to onboarding new hires and coordinating orientations
  • Assist with scheduling, organizing, and overall administrative support

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of HR experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases
  • Ability to juggle priorities and work in a fast-paced environment

Temporary

Start Immediately
Great Team
100% Remote

IT Project Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Project Specialist to support a non-profit with a global reach. This individual will join a busy team, providing tech inventory and vendor management, handling onboarding tech needs, and maintaining equipment policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills and a basic understanding of IT and tech equipment. If you are looking for a role where you can be part of a great team and can start right away, we want to hear from you! This is a temporary role and fully remote.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and manage technical equipment inventory and tracking system
  • Troubleshoot basic software or hardware issues
  • Handling equipment onboarding set up and user systems
  • Manage employee tech requests

Qualifications include:

  • Project management experience
  • Experience providing basic level technical assistance
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Temporary

100% Remote
Fast-Paced Team
Great Mission

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide C-Suite support to a mission driven non-profit. The ideal candidate will have executive-level administrative experience working directly with leadership in a fast-paced work environment with shifting priorities. This role will be a great match for a proactive individual looking to start working right away. This is a long-term temporary role anticipated to last one year, fully remote.

Responsibilities include:

  •  Schedule meetings and set up conference calls, webinars, and presentations
  • Arrange travel (flights, hotel, car service) and process expenses
  • Manage busy meeting calendar and assist with meeting and retreat logistics
  • Contribute to presentations with research and briefing materials
  • Assist with additional projects and administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications include:

  •  Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of executive assistant experience
  • Experience providing support in team environment
  • Proficiency in MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills

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Holiday Work
Immediate Openings
Flexible Schedule

Holiday Temp Roles!

The Ford Agency is looking for candidates for several short-term, temporary roles during the holiday season. These roles are typically administrative in nature, so previous office experience, excellent technical, communication, and logistical support skills are a must. Most roles will likely be in-person so vaccination against COVID-19 is a must. If you are ready to work and have a flexible schedule over the holidays, send us your resume today!

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide all-around administrative support to a variety of managers: calendar management, arranging travel, scheduling meetings, preparing presentations, processing expense reports
  • Answer phones, data entry, provide clerical support
  • Assist with events, meetings, and conferences

Qualifications include:

  • Previous office experience (internship experience will be considered)
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and technical skills
  • Bachelor's Degree is a big plus

Temp-to-hire

Bethesda
Start Immediately
Professional Training

Tax Operations Associate

The Ford Agency is currently seeking candidates to support a growing financial business advisory firm in Bethesda. This is an in-person, temp-to-hire role starting right away! The successful candidate will be providing administrative support to a busy team and will get the opportunity to work closely with a mentoring team and learn in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all tax documents
  • Build relationships with internal and external clients
  • Update data and task status with workflow software

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year + of experience; tax, finance, or accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of tax software and advanced Excel skills

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35 Hours/Week
Dynamic Role
Great Benefits

Operations Specialist

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced administrative professional for the role of Operations Specialist for a boutique employee benefits group that specializes in providing top-notch benefit options for non-profit organizations. This Operations Specialist will be part of a small, dynamic, and collaborative team and will have the opportunity to take on lots of tasks including working with the Board of Directors and member organizations, managing the company website and LinkedIn page, and really making this role their own. The ideal candidate will be able to wear many hats and work well cross functionally. This is a great role for someone with solid administrative or operations experience looking for exposure to all facets of an organization. Position is full-time (35 hours per week) but will consider part-time (28-34 hours per week).

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to all Board, Board committee and membership meetings including drafting agendas and minutes, coordinating and sending materials, meeting scheduling, and logistics, etc.  
  • Participate in meetings with members, benefit managers, prospects, insurance consultant and other service providers
  • Work with constituents as necessary including benefit managers, captive manager, insurance consultant, accountant, actuary, legal counsel, auditor, etc.
  • Develop and maintain accurate lists including Board and committee members, membership lists, and benefit managers
  • Produce high quality, professional written communications both internally and for members

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of operations, administrative, or related experience
    • Knowledge of benefits or non-profits preferred
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficient with MS Word and Excel
    • Teams
    • Zoom
    • WordPress preferred

Temp-to-hire

Operations Associate

The Ford Agency is looking for a dynamic and proactive Operations Associate to manage the day-to-day office needs of a progressive non-profit based in Washington, DC. This is a robust role that necessitates involvement in all aspects of office operations, such as human resources, finance, and facilities, and is an excellent role for a candidate with administrative support experience along with strong organizational, communication, and technical skills. This is a temp-to-hire position with a hybrid schedule and is available immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee day-to-day office operations: serve as main point of contact for general phone and email inquiries, monitor mail and package deliveries, track supply inventory, liaise with property management, manage office security, procure and maintain office equipment and supplies, manage vendor relationships
  • Manage all office IT needs and supervise services provided by outside IT technicians
  • Assist with preparing for bi-annual conferences and smaller events throughout the year; plan office and staff activities
  • Manage the internship program
  • Support administrative projects as they arise

Qualifications Include:

  • At least two years of administrative support experience in a professional office setting
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and prioritize tasks, exercise sound independent judgment, and work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated interest and experience supporting progressive values and causes a plus

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Law Firm
HR
Collaborative Team

Administrative Assistant – HR

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an Administrative Assistant to join a busy HR team at a prestigious DC law firm. This individual will provide administrative support to the team, coordinate meeting logistics, manage the calendar, respond to HR inquiries, and support various projects. This is a great opportunity for an individual with solid administrative skills looking to gain experience in HR!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the HR team
  • Respond to HR inquiries and requests
  • Update and maintain personnel files
  • Coordinate the employee referral bonus program
  • Assist with professional development programs
  • Maintain the calendar for the HR team including events and meetings
  • Assist with various HR projects

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of administrative experience
  • Interest in Human Resources
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

Temp-to-hire

Wellness Company
Starts ASAP
Accounting

Staff Accountant

An organized, self-motivated Staff Accountant is needed to join the team at a Bethesda-based wellness company. The Accountant will work closely with operations staff to ensure all day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting tasks are handled efficiently. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated accounting experience along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This is a 100% in-person role and will start ASAP so apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reconciliation of all business accounts
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis
  • Handle all AP/AR
  • Process weekly payroll

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Economics
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks and Shopify
  • Market research capabilities

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Visible role
Collaborative Environment
Association

Marketing Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a Marketing Manager to join a dynamic team at a national association. The Manager will play a key role in creating effective marketing strategies to increase the membership engagement and meet sales goals. This role will collaborate with senior leadership, events team, vendors, and other internal teams to ensure that the association's goals and initiatives are on track. The successful candidate will have proven success communicating with C-Suite executives, Board members, and managing a cross-functional team. If you are a creative, driven and analytical marketing professional looking to join a team of innovative professionals, we want to hear from you!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement marketing and communication campaigns to support membership and sales goals
  • Create marketing strategies to drive benefit awareness and increase engagement
  • Manage content creation and marketing collateral for advertising, digital marketing, mail, email, PR, and internal communications
  • Ensure that brand is current and consistent across all platforms 
  • Recommend changes to programs and services to enhance membership value and elevate the brand to increase member engagement
  • Analyze and report on campaign metrics and performance
  • Identify new markets, trends, and market size to develop growth models
  • Manage vendors to ensure that pricing, services, and products are aligned with initiatives and internal processes
  • Manage and mentor a coordinator
  • Assist other teams as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or relevant field
    • Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of marketing or communications experience
    • Association experience preferred
  • Ability to work with various teams to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent relationship-building skills 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Experience in project management and marketing campaigns/member communications
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Experience with corporate governance and experience working with and communicating with C-Suite executives and boards 
  • Strong analytical skills and data analysis

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Leadership Role
Education
Board of Trustees

Director of Development and Communications

The Ford Agency is actively searching for a Director of Development to lead a busy team of fundraising professionals at a DC educational institution. The Director will oversee development and external communications strategy, collaborate with leadership and the Board, implement goals for major gifts, annual giving, and planned giving while also managing a team. This is a busy role and the successful candidate will need to have at least 10 years of solid years of fundraising and development experience with increased responsibility, experience managing a team, and collaborating with leadership to meet the organization's long-term plans. If you have experience working in a non-profit environment and are looking to take on a more strategic role, this could be a great opportunity for you!

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee fundraising and communications strategies
  • Strengthen and innovate on fundraising campaigns and philanthropy to grow the endowment and expand on financial aid offerings
  • Develop fundraising goals and priorities for annual fund, planned giving, capital gift fundraising, corporate and foundation gift proposals, and endowment
  • Develop and coordinate all aspects of campaigns in collaboration with leadership and the Board
  • Evaluate current fundraising, communications, and constituent relations programs and make improvements as needed to bolster the success of fundraising initiatives
  • Manage, mentor, and train development staff

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree 
    • Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of non-profit fundraising experience
    • Experience with independent schools preferred
  • Success designing, implementing and securing major gifts campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Strong communication and public speaking/presentation skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to help team with administrative tasks 
  • High regard for confidentiality and diplomacy with sensitive matters
  • Technical Skills:
    • Raiser's Edge 
    • Mac OS 

Temporary

International Non-Profit
Email Marketing
Dynamic Team

Email Marketing Specialist

The Ford Agency is looking for an Email Marketing Specialist for an open-ended temporary role with an international non-profit downtown. The ideal candidate is someone who is a whiz at project management to oversee and implement traditional and digital marketing efforts, track deadlines, interact with vendors, analyze data, and make sure that all marketing projects are being rolled out on time and within budget. It’s a terrific opportunity for a marketing professional who enjoys handling the back-end work needed to ensure successful marketing campaigns. This is a hybrid role, in office 3 days a week.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee email marketing campaigns and make sure that deadlines are met
  • Work with internal stakeholders and manage the production of all promotional campaigns
  • Monitor expenditures and ensure projects are completed within budget
  • Analyze statistical reports and evaluate the success of all campaigns
  • Serve as main liaison with outside vendors
  • Manage the design and production of digital and traditional campaigns
  • Implement best practices and make suggestions on process improvement

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree; Marketing or Communications is a plus
  • 2 years of relevant experience in Marketing
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with marketing platforms such as Informz or Constant Contact
  • Knowledge of marketing principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Top notch organizational skills, ability to work under tight deadlines, and juggle changing priorities

Direct Hire

Raiser's Edge
Education
Highly Visible Role

Fundraising Database Manager

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced Raiser's Edge Database Manager to support the robust fundraising efforts of a DC education-focused organization. This role will coordinate data across multiple systems and work hand-in-hand with the fundraising team to ensure the data is up-to-date and used most efficiently to support the organizational goals. Expert-level proficiency with Raiser's Edge is key to success in this role.

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage ongoing maintenance and improvements of development software programs
  • Work closely with advancement and admissions teams to ensure seamless flow of communication
  • Audit database records and ensure records are accurate
  • Stay up to date with best practices with tracking gifts, prospect management, and other trends and make informed recommendations to leadership in regards to software and database functionality
  • Support strategic fundraising efforts through research and analytics
  • Automate and streamline processes and systems to increase efficiency 
  • Run reports for advancement team
  • Train team on the database and best practices
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 5+ years of fundraising and development experience
    • Non-profit or school experience preferred
  • Raiser's Edge and RENXT experience required
  • Experience managing and mentoring a team
  • Experience identifying major gift prospects
  • Professional communication skills

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International Non-Profit
Collaborative Environment
Front Line Fundraising

Fundraising Associate

The Ford Agency is seeking an outgoing and professional Fundraising Associate to join an international non-profit that provides programming for marginalized groups and promotes social change. The Associate will support individual giving, grants, corporate-match programs, and will also create giving campaigns and content for social media. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a couple of years of development experience, thrives in a fast-paced team environment and is looking to continue to grow their fundraising career. 

Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Create online and offline giving campaigns 
  • Plan, coordinate, and organize fundraising events to increase donation programs
  • Support individual giving, including event invitations, reports, donor acknowledgement letters, peer-to-peer fundraising
  • Research and write grants
  • Collaborate with key donors, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Support the corporate-match program
  • Create content for social media and website, manage digital fundraising campaigns and digital marketing
  • Assist with special projects and day to day operations
 

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of professional fundraising, development, or advancement experience
    • Higher education, cultural institution, or non-profit industry experience highly preferred
    • Experience with customer service, donor relations, and databases
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with potential donors
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Social media experience preferred

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Think Tank
Strategic Role
Great Team

Training and Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Training & Development professional for a top DC think tank. This role oversees, develops, and implements training and development programs for a broad membership base. The successful candidate will have exceptional project management skills and excellent organizational skills as they will manage multiple programs, budgets, and event logistics. This is an excellent opportunity for a training professional to join an organization dedicated to training and development. Salary up to 80k.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage training calendar
  • Create and monitor program budgets
  • Manage learning and development contractors
  • Collect and analyze evaluations
  • Manage guest speakers
  • Oversee internal and external training and development activities
  • Assess training and development programs and recommend new ideas for future initiatives 
  • Oversee logistics including and securing venues for off-site training
  • Develop comprehensive learning plans and manage platforms
  • Implement a comprehensive training program 

Qualifications Include:  

  • Bachelor's degree in business, organizational development, or related field
    • Master's degree preferred
    • Instructional Design training or certification preferred
    • Project Management experience or certification preferred
  • 3+ years of training and development management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Excellent MS Office skills 

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Goal Oriented Role
Collaborative Team
Membership Association

Program and Revenue Operations Manager

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a sales or membership professional to join a busy and collaborative DC association! This individual will be responsible for overseeing the revenue leads program, working with different teams to coordinate responses to members, and identifying new opportunities to drive growth and member engagement. If you have a sales or membership background, are detail oriented, and thrive in a goal-oriented environment we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee and grow the revenue leads program
  • Collaborate with revenue teams, program managers, and leadership to coordinate timely follow up with members and prospective members
  • Evaluate and implement technology solutions
  • Train new hires on leads program
  • Manage incoming leads from different sources
  • Identify new opportunities for lead generation to drive revenue growth and engagement
  • Create and send weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

Qualifications Include: 

  • 3+ years of sales, membership, or related experience
  • Experience working with revenue teams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and handle prioritization
  • Excellent project and time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional communication skills
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Office Suite
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Salesforce preferred

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Leadership Role
Great Benefits
Global Firm

Legal Billing Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Billing Director to join a top notch international law firm. The Director will oversee billing functions, including alternative fee arrangements, billing procedures, team workflow, and ensuring best practices are followed. The successful candidate will be a great communicator, able to work with partners, finance, secretaries, and others to ensure that client billing is being done correctly and efficiently. If you have at least 7 years of billing experience with a large law firm and are looking for a leadership role where you will oversee the daily operations of a billing team we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of billing staff, including attorney assignments and balancing workloads
  • Follow up with Billing Partners to resolve client billing issues
  • Review complex client billings
  • Maintain the accounting database and ensure billing information is accurate
  • Review monthly reports and ensure accounts agree
  • Research, analyze, and respond to billing partners, clients, and finance management
  • Stay informed of billing functions, reports, and inquiries
  • Provide performance feedback and participate in annual evaluations for team
  • Provide training to billing staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting preferred
  • 7+ years of billing experience in a large law firm
  • Experience leading a team of professional billers
  • Ability to provide superior customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professional communication skills
  • Team player
  • Technical skills:
    • Elite 3E billing software
    • MS Office, specifically Excel

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Hybrid Role
Policy-Focused
Excellent Growth Potential

Digital Communications Associate

The Ford Agency has partnered with a DC based Trade Association in its search for a Communications Associate! This individual will oversee all facets of the Association's digital communication efforts as they relate to key policy. This is a terrific opportunity for a visual storyteller with Hill and/or public affairs experience to join a well-regarded trade association!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop tailored content and messaging
  • Track effectiveness of outreach campaigns
  • Collaborate with leadership on strategic communications
  • Manage the website and social media presence
  • Create and design graphics and videos

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in communications or related field
  • 2+ years of digital communications experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the legislative process
  • Professional and diplomatic communication skills
  • Technical Skills:
    • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign)
    • Mailchimp or email marketing system
    • Website content management system (WordPress)

Temporary

Interactive Role
Great Team
DEI Program

Program Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting candidates to support the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program of a DC independent school. The Assistant will provide overall support including assistance with events, logistics, and promotional content development . Candidates should have prior administrative support experience and ideally, exposure to working within a DEI focused environment. This is a temporary opportunity, available immediately and scheduled to go through the end of February 2023. This is a fully in-person role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate communications for various program initiatives
  • Partner with team on logistics and scheduling for program
  • Contribute to content development for various print and digital publications
  • Handle tracking, database, and general administrative tasks
  • Attend functions as needed
  • Process expense reports and maintain budget

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 years' experience, experience in a DEI focused environment a plus
  • Proactive and professional communication style
  • Strong MSOffice and database skills
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines 

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Hybrid
Mid-Size Firm
Collaborative Environment

Accounting Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join a busy DC law firm. The role will assist with accounting as well as act as a first point of contact for clients and vendors in an administrative capacity. If you have direct experience doing accounting work and are looking to continue to learn and grow while having a diverse role with a lot of interaction with other departments and clients, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Enter Accounts Payable in the time and billing system
  • Reconcile accounts and credit card account
  • Review reimbursement requests and reconcile
  • Provide administrative support to the team:
    • Maintain office supplies
    • Answer phones
  • Assist with special administrative projects

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of administrative and 1+ years of accounting experience
    • Knowledge of basic accounting principals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
   

Temp-to-hire

Part-Time
Crystal City
Great Benefits

PT Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting candidates for a fantastic PT position located in Crystal City. This Administrative Assistant position will provide general office support to a small team and manage day to day office needs. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to work 25 hours a week with a flexible schedule in a relaxed environment and a great work culture. This is an in-person, temp to hire opening with full benefits available upon permanent hire. Could also be a great role for someone going back to work or a retiree!

Responsibilities:

  • Handle incoming calls and inquiries
  • Manage conference room scheduling
  • Order catering for onsite meetings
  • Accept and direct packages
  • Maintain office supplies

Qualifications:

  • Previous professional office experience
  • Long term availability for a PT schedule
  • Great communication and organizational skills

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Great Team
Robust Role
Great Location

Administrative Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking an Administrative Coordinator to join a public interest focused non-profit in DC. The individual will directly support a Managing Director, handling a busy travel and calendar schedule, and acting as the primary point of contact for the department. This role is the perfect fit for a professional admin who is self-directed and looking for a trusting and respectful one-on-one support role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle travel planning and accommodations 
  • Manage meeting calendar and provide updates
  • Act as point of contact and field inquiries for department
  • Prepare information and presentation materials 

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of professional experience
    • Experience supporting senior leadership a plus
  • Strong MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle priorities
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

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Unique Opportunity
Visible Role
Downtown DC

Personal & Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking an experienced Executive and Personal Assistant to support a busy executive at a DC investing firm. This individual will be responsible for managing calendars, coordinating personal and business travel, and assisting with other tasks in the office and the home. It's a great opportunity for someone looking for a busy role that requires excellent organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills. If you are looking for an elevated EA & PA role, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex calendars and schedule meetings
  • Prepare documents, presentations and materials for meetings
  • Coordinate extensive travel, both personal and business, arranging flights, itineraries, hotels, reservations, etc. 
  • Assist with other projects and tasks

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong sense of discretion and diplomacy
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong independent problem solving skills

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Travel
Hybrid Role
Great Team

Major Gifts Manager



The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join a non-profit in the DC area. The Major Gifts Manager plays a crucial role in supporting the non-profit's mission by developing and implementing strategies to boost the major gifts programs, meeting with donors face to face, and cultivating relationships with prospective and current donors. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to further develop their major gifts experience while working alongside leadership!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage a portfolio of 100+ donors and prospects
  • Solicit gifts of $10k+ from individual donors
  • Identify and engage with prospective donors
  • Research and build donor base
  • Collaborate with leadership to ensure goals are met 
  • Develop fundraising strategies for major donors
  • Attend and represent the foundation at donor events 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 5+ years of major gifts fundraising experience 
    • Experience in donor and prospect management and gift solicitation
  • Proven track record with closing major gifts and building relationships with donors
  • Experience securing gifts as part of a capital campaign is strongly preferred
  • Professional communication and good judgment when interacting with staff, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Proficient with MS Office and CRM platforms
  • Ability to travel throughout the US

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Prestigious School
Great Team
Great Benefits

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency has partnered with one of the DC area's most prestigious private schools in its search for an Executive Assistant. The successful candidate will be one who exhibits these core values, has previous administrative experience, and knows how to navigate an executive office with diplomacy and confidentiality.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with school events, scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Coordinate communications for upcoming events and publish the weekly newsletter
  • Screen and direct calls and inquiries as needed
  • Draft and edit correspondence on behalf of the Principal
  • Coordinate logistics for parent and staff meeting

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of executive assistant experience
  • Experience in an academic environment ideal
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Strong technical skills:
    • MS Office Suite
    • Apple OS
    • Google G Suite preferred
  • Ability to self-organize and prioritize work
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with broad range of individuals

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Tech Industry
Opportunity To Travel
2 Days/Week Onsite

Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a sharp and organized Coordinator for one of DC's top technology associations. The Coordinator will have a wide range of responsibilities, including program support, communicating with the organization's leaders and members, and preparing meeting agendas prior to meetings and meeting notes to be distributed after meetings. 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 or programmatic support experience and are looking for an opportunity to work independently and have autonomy of your work, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Track progress, provide updates, and prepare presentations for leadership
  • Serve as point of contact and subject matter expert for member inquiries
  • Coordinate meeting and event logistics and track registration and attendance
  • Create, edit and manage documentation for meetings and publication
  • Take detailed meeting notes and distill into key points 
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the industry and standards 

Qualifications Include: 

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of professional administrative experience
    • Interest in technology industry required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Superb organization skills
  • Ability to travel for meetings
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Word, Outlook and other MS Suite products
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • GoToMeeting
    • WordPress
    • SharePoint

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Education
Fast-Paced
Attention to Detail

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency has partnered with one of the DC area's most prestigious private schools in its search for an Administrative Assistant to support the Principal. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, has previous administrative experience, and knows how to navigate an executive office with diplomacy and confidentiality. This is a great opportunity for someone who is adaptable, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and who can shift priorities as needed!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in planning and executing events
  • Manage calendars for the office and the Principal, school events and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Coordinate communications for upcoming events and publish the weekly newsletter
  • Screen and direct calls or written inquiries as needed
  • Draft and edit written correspondence on behalf of the Principal 
  • Coordinate logistics for parent and staff meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of administrative experience 
    • Experience supporting directors or executives strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Google Suite
    • Mac OS
    • Blackbaud preferred
  • Interest in education preferred
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with broad range of individuals

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Business Development
Collaborative Environment
Bonus Potential

Membership Development Associate

The Ford Agency is looking for a proactive and resourceful Membership Development Associate for a growing association in Arlington, VA. The Associate plays an integral role in growing the organization's base by communicating the value of their services to potential members, owning the full sales process for their assigned territory, and maintaining up to date knowledge of industry trends. This is a terrific opportunity for an individual with sales experience looking to join a collaborative team!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Own full sales cycle for assigned territory and segments of the territory 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships
  • Assist in identifying key trends for assigned territory
  • Respond to leads in a timely manner
  • Communicate about benefits and values of membership services and products in a knowledgeable way
  • Stay up to date on current industry trends
  • Attend conferences and educational events on behalf of the association
  • Maintain records in Salesforce
  • Communicate with marketing and various teams throughout the sales process

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 3+ years of sales and/or relationship management experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite 
  • Salesforce experience highly preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management 
  • Experience working with executives strongly preferred

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Research Opportunity
Excellent Benefits
Collaborative Environment

Conflicts Research Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a smart and motivated Conflicts Coordinator to join a busy DC law firm. The ideal candidate will have advanced research capabilities and a solid comprehension of the complexities of business relationships. Attention to detail, database management, and strong interpersonal skills are key to this important role. If you have solid legal research experience and are looking to join a fast-paced collaborative team where you can further grow in your legal career, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research digital and print databases to determine and analyze client conflicts of interest
  • Maintain databases and collaborate with other departments for data cross-referencing
  • Create detailed reports of client/business relationships
  • Escalate conflicts and unresolved issues
  • Open new matters and manage the process 
  • Assist with other projects as needed 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 2+ years of legal research experience
    • Conflicts research experience strongly desired
  • Familiarity with conflict checking systems and databases
  • Advanced research and analytical skills
  • Professional writing and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize independently

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Travel
Hybrid Role
Great Team

Major Gifts Officer

The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join a DC non-profit that serves to protect and preserve national historic landmarks. The Major Gifts Officer plays a crucial role in supporting the non-profit's mission by developing and implementing strategies to boost the major gifts programs, meeting with donors face to face, and cultivating relationships with prospective and current donors. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to further develop their major gifts experience while contributing to a capital campaign!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage a portfolio of 100+ donors and prospects through face to face, call, and email contact
  • Identify and engage with prospective donors
  • Research and build donor base
  • Collaborate with the Major Gifts team and Development Director to ensure goals are met
  • Develop fundraising strategies for major donors
  • Attend and represent foundation at donor events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of major gifts fundraising experience
    • Experience in donor and prospect management and gift solicitation
  • Proven track record with closing major gifts and building relationships with donors
  • Experience securing gifts as part of a capital campaign is strongly preferred
  • Interest in history and/or land preservation required
  • Professional communication and good judgment when interacting with staff, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Proficient with MS Office and CRM platforms
  • Ability to travel throughout the US

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Legal Marketing
Fast Paced
Collaborative Team

Legal Marketing Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative, poised, and sharp Marketing Coordinator to join a busy marketing team at a top DC firm. The Coordinator works closely with attorneys and marketing team to facilitate 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
  • Collaborate with marketing team to work towards marketing and business development initiatives
  • Manage marketing calendar to track reminders, deadlines, etc.
  • Coordinate preparation and submission of proposals by collaborating with paralegals and attorneys
  • Coordinate client facing events
  • Design collateral materials and other branded promotional items
  • Handle electronic marketing for the firm, including website, social media, etc.
  • Develop and maintain partners' contact lists in CRM
  • Analyze metrics of client alerts and make recommendations to improve client engagement
  • Assist with other marketing projects and initiatives

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of marketing experience in a law firm
    • Social media experience in a professional services environment
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Technical Skills:
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter)
    • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Constant Contact
    • WordPress

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Event Industry
Entry Level Role
Opportunities For Growth

Account Manager

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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Leadership
Strategic
Collaborative Environment

Client Relations Manager – Legal

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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Fundraising Campaigns
Non-Profit
Bethesda

Development Manager

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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