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Healthcare Policy
Research
Writing

Healthcare Policy Advisor

The Ford Agency is seeking a Policy Advisor to join a leading healthcare association. 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 5 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! Salary up to $130k DOE.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Collaborate with leadership and policy team to develop advocacy agenda on the state and federal level
  • Monitor state healthcare policies and trends
  • Build and maintain relationships with congress, and relevant federal agencies
  • Write briefs, fact sheets, spotlights, and other policy documents
  • Prepare summaries of legislative proposals, regulatory policies, and reports
  • Prepare background information for presentations
  • Analyze legislation, reports, 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 public health, public policy, or related field strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of Hill, legislative, or policy experience
    • Healthcare policy experience required
  • Experience performing policy and legislative analysis and creating reports
  • Excellent proof-reading and editing skills
  • Professional writing skills
  • Knowledge of health policy and federal health care programs, including Medicaid

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Prestigious Law Firm
Visible Role
VA And DC Locations

Legal Secretarial Manager

The Ford Agency is partnering with a prestigious law firm in their search for a Legal Secretary Manager to join their Virginia office. The Manager will oversee secretarial staff, interview support staff, and work with attorneys to coordinate coverage. Previous experience managing staff in a legal environment is a must. This individual will ensure office operations run smoothly; must be comfortable delegating tasks and assigning projects as needed. Travel between the VA and DC offices will be required. This is a terrific opportunity for a legal management professional looking to join a large firm and take on a visible leadership role! Salary is $125k DOE.

Duties:

  • Oversee secretarial support staff
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to direct reports
  • Establishes goals and completes performance evaluations
  • Participates in interviews and assess candidates
  • Liaise with attorneys to coordinate coverage of support staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of supervisory and training experience
    • Law firm experience
  • Previous practice experience or experience managing legal secretarial staff
  • HR Generalist experience highly preferred
  • Strong communication & organizational skills
  • Ability to commute between VA and DC offices as needed

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Programs/Events
Growing Organization
Possible TTH

Talent Pipeline Assistant

The Ford Agency is working with a financial education non-profit to find a Talent Pipeline Assistant to support the organization's recruiting efforts through external events and programming. It's an exciting opportunity with myriad responsibilities from vendor management to writing. Candidates with virtual event platform experience, especially in a higher education setting are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a temporary position expected to last around six months with possibility of becoming temp-to-hire. A great way to get experience with a growing company!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate planning and logistics of online career fair and other events
  • Manage online career center to include data entry, tracking, and reporting
  • Assisting with development of newsletter and other related projects

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience executing online and in-person events and programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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Global Team
Fast-Paced Environment
Professional Development

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for an Executive Assistant/Office Manager with superb project management skills to join the DC office of a tight-knit global philanthropic group. The EA/OM will manage day-to-day operations, provide executive support to an SVP, and will work closely with the global operations team to manage the organization's administrative functions. This is a fast-paced role with many moving parts and requires someone to have excellent communication, organizational, and technical skills. The successful candidate will be smart, savvy, have three years' administrative support experience, and will be ready to take on management responsibilities. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic organization with an entrepreneurial vision and a global reach!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Office Management: handle day-to-day operational tasks in the DC Office, serve as first point of contact for visitors and callers, liaise with vendors and building management, coordinate special events, set up meeting rooms, prepare agenda and distribute meeting materials
  • Executive Support: provide all around support a Senior VP, make complex calendar and travel arrangements, process expenses, secure documents for international travel, prepare presentations
  • Project Management: will work with global operations team on special projects

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 3 years' administrative and logistical support experience that included complex calendar, meeting, and travel management
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Salesforce, and Expensify
  • Fluency in either Spanish or Portuguese a big plus

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Collaborative Team
Available Immediately

Manufacturing Technician

The Ford Agency is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Technician to join a growing biotech organization. This individual will play a key role by following the production process, improving processes, and assisting with quality assurance. The successful candidate should have one year of manufacturing or production experience with a pharmaceutical or medical device organization and have strong organizational skills. This is a terrific opportunity for an individual looking to continue to grow professionally in manufacturing!

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and separate product defects
  • Follow production schedules for manufacturing operations
  • Find ways to improve processes
  • Assist engineers in troubleshooting production lines
  • Perform standard operations and QA activities
  • Enter data into SAP

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma
    • Associate/Technical trade degree in related area preferred
  • 1+ year of production related experience
    • Pharmaceutical, medical devices, or related industry required
  • Certifications or training in Quality System Regulations, ISO, Six Sigma or relevant trainings preferred
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

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Collaborative Work Environment
Mission Driven Non-Profit
Bethesda

Communications Manager

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Communications Manager to join a Bethesda-based pediatric healthcare non-profit. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in healthcare communications and media relations experience and be an effective storyteller. A solid background in content creation, working with the press/media, and experience with digital marketing campaigns are essential to success in this role. This is a wonderful opportunity for a communications professional with a passion for healthcare to support a non-profit committed to supporting underserved communities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Write press releases, blogs, news articles, and communications collateral for stakeholders and departments
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop on brand stories for internal and external use
  • Build and maintain relationships with contacts in the health and nonprofit press and other relevant outlets
  • Create media pitches for diverse media outlets (local, national, and international)
  • Manage media databases and lists
  • Assist with developing a media training program for leadership and staff
  • Collaborate with the marketing team on digital campaigns

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
    • Communications, public relations or related field preferred
  • Health related non-profit experience preferred
  • 5+ years of communications and media relations experience
    • Medical or health field preferred
  • Technical skills:
    • MS Office
    • MailChimp
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • WordPress
  • Professional and diplomatic communication skills
  • Ability to pitch a story and engage the media and the public is required
  • Spanish preferred

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International Trade
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Professional Growth

International Legal Assistant

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 international 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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Hours: 7:00pm-7:30am Wednesday-Friday
Rewarding Opportunity
Bethesda

Resident Services Coordinator

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a Resident Services Coordinator to provide onsite support at the Bethesda location of a facility that provides housing to families of pediatric hospital patients and families during or post treatments. This position is responsible for ensuring that residents are in a positive environment where they can feel at home. If you are a passionate, mission driven individual who thrives in a community-minded environment this could be a great fit!

Hours: 7pm to 7:30am Wednesday-Friday.

Responsibilities include:

  • Continuously promote a welcoming and friendly environment
  • Understand policies and procedures as they relate to residents
  • Assess resident needs and services, and make recommendations as needed
  • Assist when crises arise and communicate with team members and management to solve problems
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of Case Management/Human Services experience
  • Strong communication skills and tactful and compassionate personality
  • Ability to navigate the varied communication styles and issues faced in a multi-family residence
  • Experience working with diverse cultures a plus
  • Spanish preferred

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High-Profile
Museum
Public Affairs/Communications

Media Relations Specialist

The Ford Agency is currently seeking candidates for a Media Affairs Specialist role with one of DC's most prestigious cultural institutions. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with solid media relations credentials and demonstrated experience planning and executing successful campaigns as well as handling a high volume of media inquiries. The successful candidate will be able to proactively manage all the back-end logistics of media relations and many responsibilities that fall in between. Initially, this is a three month contract position that will start immediately with possibility of extension.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or other related field preferred
  • Strong knowledge of African American history and culture
  • 7-10+ years of demonstrated public relations/media relations experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred
  • Excellent technical skills (MS Office; Hootsuite and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; Cision or Meltwater)

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Global Non-Profit
Great Mission
Remote Work

Operations Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for an Operations Coordinator to support the global marketing and communications team of an environmental non-profit. The Coordinator serves as an internal point person for many of the teams processes, from scheduling meetings to helping set up new hires to assisting with communications projects. A fantastic opportunity for a candidate that thrives in a busy, deadline-driven environment. This temp-to-hire position will start 100% remote and is available immediately!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Schedule and execute logistics for all internal meetings and events
  • Draft, edit, and publish internal newsletters and communications
  • Manage supplies and vendors
  • Assist with process improvements and other projects
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 years + administrative or logistical support
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office and virtual event platforms
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills

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Entry Level HR
Excellent Team
Great Benefits

HR Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a bright and poised HR Assistant to join the D.C. office of an international corporate law firm. This individual will assist in coordinating the day to day recruiting functions for a professional services firm by tracking open positions, contacting agency recruiters, and communicating with candidates. This is a unique opportunity for someone with an interest in Human Resources to gain hands-on experience and learn from industry professionals.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support recruiting team and recruitment initiatives
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews with applicants and hiring managers
  • Maintain confidential information and files in HRIS
  • Facilitate on-boarding and orientation for new employees
  • Assist with special projects as needed
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years' professional office experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational abilities
  • Ability to multi-task & juggle many projects at once
  • Outgoing personality and strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

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Excellent Law Firm
Great Team
Work-Life Balance

Billing Coordinator

The Ford Agency has an opening for a Billing Coordinator to support the Billing Department of a prestigious international law firm. The Coordinator is responsible for maintaining and implementing the firm's billing rates and agreements, so accuracy, attention to detail, and superb organization skills are crucial to success in this role! It's a terrific fit for someone who likes to make sure that all the T's are crossed and the I's are dotted. Excellent professional development opportunities and a great team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the integrity of all client accounts
  • Assist the team with fulfilling maintenance requests, such as opening, reopening, and closing new client matters; entering any address, client name, or attorney name changes
  • Track and update the status of all current rates and fee arrangements, communicating with attorneys regarding any annual increases
  • Maintain a database of rate negotiations and approvals
  • Continually search for ways of improving the efficiency of the billing process
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ year of client billing or accounting experience, ideally in a legal or similar professional services environment
  • Proficiency with Elite billing system, Excel, and Access
  • Intermediate proficiency with the rest of the MS Office Suite

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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Baltimore Area

Marketing and Leasing Associate

The Ford Agency has an exciting Marketing and Leasing Associate role with a Property Management team based in the Baltimore area. This is role is a hybrid between a Marketing Associate and Leasing Consultant and is a terrific role for a creative marketing candidate with talent for sales. If you are a recent college grad looking to utilize your marketing skills to persuade people to join a fantastic community, this could be the role for you! This individual will be onsite 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) and must be flexible to work occasional weekends. Salary up to $45k DOE plus commission.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement marketing strategies and campaigns to support customer acquisition and leasing goals
  • Follow up with prospects, provide tours and information about the community and surrounding area
  • Create content and advertisements on social media platforms
  • Serve as primary contact for leasing inquiries from prospective and current residents
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of marketing or similar experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities
  • Technical Skills:
    • MS Office
    • Photoshop
    • Google Analytics
    • Email marketing
    • Social media
    • Paid search engine marketing preferred

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Baltimore
Wellness Initiatives
Entry Level Opportunity

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is seeking a smart and driven Administrative Assistant to join a growing Baltimore consulting firm! This individual will determine regulatory reporting requirements, create reports, and track timelines and approvals. The assistant will interact with clients, attorneys, senior level executives, and other professionals. This is a terrific opportunity for recent college graduates to take on a role that will give them a broad foundation on the ins and outs of the business world and offer mentorship opportunities for them to build a successful career.

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Prepare and review organizational charts to meet regulatory requirements
  • Track timelines and approvals
  • Proofread documents and generate reports
  • Serve as first point of contact for clients
  • Assist staff with administrative tasks and other projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ year of professional experience
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented

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Membership Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting candidates for Membership Assistant openings with a nationally recognized sustainability non-profit. This position is a direct point of contact to organizations assisting with enrollment and renewals and is a great opportunity for recent graduates, or early career professionals, looking to further develop their membership skills with a fantastic team of forward thinking professionals. We have multiple openings for this role and encourage candidates to apply!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Initiating and scheduling member calls
  • Assisting members with various questions regarding different program options
  • Coordinating with membership and development team members for strategic engagement
  • Provide excellent member support and represent organizational goals and missions

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Professional communication and writing skills
  • 1+ year professional or internship experience
  • Ability to work in an active environment with changing priorities

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Strategic Role
Nonprofit
Grants Accounting

Finance Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Finance Director to provide a strategic vision to an impactful nonprofit. This individual will oversee the day to day accounting operations, grants accounting, and update the finance department's policies and best practices. If you have a strategic mind, at least 8 years of accounting experience with grant funded nonprofits and are looking to join a mission driven organization, this could be a terrific opportunity for you!

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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Donor Engagement
Corporate Giving
Global Non-Profit

Development Coordinator

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for an experienced Development Coordinator to support the private sector engagement team of a global non-profit based in DC. This role will work across industries to facilitate and grow corporate donorship while maintaining necessary protocols and reporting. This temporary role is open-ended and has potential for hire as well. A great opportunity for a development or corporate giving professional with 2-4 years of experience who is looking to contribute to a well-regarded organization with a global footprint of success. This is currently a remote role.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  •  Donor research and compilation of corporate profiles
  • Creating corporate giving histories and reports
  • Direct liaison for developing and updating giving plans
  • Overseeing acknowledgement process
 

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Strong project management experience and skills
  • Donor engagement/management experience
  • MSOffice proficiency
  • Professional writing skills, donor communication experience a plus
  • Ability to work and organize projects independently
  • Corporate giving experience a plus

Temporary

Project Work
Investments/Wealth Management
Open-Ended Temp

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a smart and dynamic candidate for an administrative/project position at a wealth management firm in McLean. The Administrative Assistant will provide background research and assemble presentations for providers. This is an excellent open-ended, temporary opportunity for a candidate with strong Excel and organizational skills and an interest in building business development acumen!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage competing project deadlines
  • Research and prepare presentations
  • Enter and manipulate data in Excel
 

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • 1+ years of administrative assistant experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MSOffice, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

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Excellent Benefits
Collaborative Team
Association

Corporate Relations Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Corporate Relations Coordinator to join an association committed to representing corporate leaders that are setting the bar for professionalism and corporate responsibility. The individual will work with the 50+ corporate partners on key projects and initiatives that promote strategic relationship building and revenue growth for the organization. This is a great opportunity for someone with a business development and association background to join a growing association that promotes professional development and collaboration.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with corporate partners
  • Draft corporate partnership presentations, outlines and briefing materials for senior staff
  • Works with editorial staff on partner contributions to publications
  • Manage multiple projects for the association
  • Create summary reports for contractual deliverables
  • Attend corporate partnership meetings with senior staff
 

Qualifications Include:

  • 2+ years of professional experience
    • Account management or sponsorship sales experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong client service experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

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C-Suite Support
Excellent Benefits
CRM Experience

Operations Associate

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an experienced and professional Operations Associate to support the CEO and the Board of Directors of a well-regarded association based in Arlington, VA. The Operations Associate will also work with other departments to support initiatives prioritized by the association. This is an extremely busy role that requires strong communication, organizational, and project management skills. If you are an administrative support professional with experience working with C-Suite executives and are looking to take on project-management responsibilities, this could be a terrific role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the COO with high level executive support including:
    • Calendar management
    • Travel coordination
    • Expense reporting
  • Make recommendations to improve processes and address organizational challenges
  • Collaborate with teams to assist on projects
  • Create spreadsheets and presentations for projects
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of C-suite executive support
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • CRM experience required
    • Salesforce preferred

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Investigative Research
Law Firm
Great Experience

Legal Research Librarian

The Ford Agency is looking for a Legal Research Analyst for a long-term, temporary role with one of DC's top corporate law firms. The LRA provides all-around legal research and analysis to attorneys and professional staff through the use of a broad range of resources. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with strong legal research experience to apply their creative investigative skills to a team of top-tier attorneys.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree, MLS a plus
  • At least two years of research experience with a law firm or a comparable professional services firm
  • Experience with PacerPro, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Google Scholar, and similar databases
  • Proficiency with MSWord, Outlook, and Excel
  • Superb communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple deadlines, while working in a fast-paced environment

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Highly Visible Role
Collaborative Organization
Impactful Work

Program Initiatives Director

The Ford Agency is partnering with a nonprofit seeking an empathetic and strategic Program Initiatives Director. This role will work collaboratively with various teams, leadership, volunteers, the community, and other stakeholders to ensure they are creating person centered programs and initiatives. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience planning and executing programs for people with disabilities, mental health, or similar communities. This is a newly created role and is a terrific opportunity for someone with strong program experience to join an organization that's having a true impact on the community they serve!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with various departments and the Chief Program Officer to manage program operations
  • Develop new initiatives, programs, and services through strategic partnerships and stakeholders
  • Facilitate person centered programming and activities
  • Mentor and coach staff in person centered planning

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field
    • Master's degree strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of program management or program support experience with an organization that works with people with disabilities, mental health or similar communities
  • Empathetic, compassionate, and professional communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

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Strategic Role
Experienced Recruiting Role
Baltimore/DC Corridor

Talent Acquisition Manager

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced and strategic Talent Acquisition Manager to join a well-respected and impactful nonprofit. This role will lead the firm's recruiting efforts, oversee the full-cycle recruitment process, and build relationships with candidates and leadership. The successful candidate will have experience recruiting in the nonprofit industry, a strategic mindset, and strong communication skills. This is perfect for an experienced talent acquisition professional, with a passion for recruiting, to connect with a team of professionals committed to success. This role will be onsite 5 days a week (Monday-Friday). Salary $85k DOE.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as a strategic business partner to the leadership team and hiring managers
  • Lead and develop strategic recruiting initiatives to recruit mission-oriented team members
  • Full-cycle recruitment: sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, extending offers, and serving as a point of contact for candidates
  • Develop recruiting programs including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, employee referrals, and others to increase retention
  • Build and maintain relationships with company leaders, employees, and candidates
  • Track analytics to create a data driven recruiting process and create reports for executive leadership
  • Design interview questions and other materials to assist hiring managers with the recruiting process

Qualifications Include:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience
  • 3+ years of leading recruitment strategies
  • Nonprofit recruiting strongly preferred
  • Experience with high volume recruiting
  • Excellent sourcing skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • MS Office
  • HRIS Systems
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks

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Fast Pace
Diverse Responsibilities
Great Legal Exposure

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for an energetic and motivated Legal Administrative Assistant for one of DC's top litigation firms. This role provides support to a senior partner and offers excellent exposure to the legal practice. If you have solid administrative experience with a passion for law and are looking to expand your experience, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist legal staff with court and electronic filings
  • Assist with pleadings, reports and correspondence records
  • Draft and proofread documents
  • Manage attorneys' meeting and travel calendar
  • Prepare expense reports and enter billing information
  • Contribute to the preparation of meetings
  • Provide personal assistance as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Strong communication abilities
  • 2+ years of administrative experience
    • Legal experience a plus

Temporary

Legal
Global Firm
Start Immediately

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is currently partnering with a prominent DC law firm to find an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant for a long-term temporary opening. If you have outstanding organizational skills, are looking to work with a firm that has a great team environment, and are available immediately, we want to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Prepare and revise correspondence and legal documents
  • Assist with time entry and bill preparation
  • Manage calendars and travel arrangements for attorneys and staff

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: 

  • 3+ years professional experience, legal preferred
  • Strong typing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Flexibility and ability to multitask
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Temporary

Entry-Level
Diverse Roles
Growth Potential

Recent College Grads

The Ford Agency will be recruiting for several exciting and professionally challenging entry-level roles that are well-suited to motivated recent graduates with strong internship and/or on-campus experience.

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

If you are looking for assistance navigating the competitive job market in DC and just need to be given the right opportunity to demonstrate what you can accomplish, we want to hear from you!

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Gatekeeper
Visible Role
Fantastic Benefits

Executive Assistant

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

Patient Focused
Medical Devices
Product Development

Development Engineer

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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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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Consulting Firm
Collaborative Team
Tysons

Business Development Director

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

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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

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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

Temp-to-hire

Administrative Roles

The Ford Agency is looking for candidates interested in substantive administrative positions with our DMV-based clients. We offer temporary and temp-to-hire roles with a variety of organizations--from law firms to non-profits, foundations to consulting firms. Position titles include Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, Staff Assistant, Operations Assistant Executive Assistant, and more. Candidates at all points in their career are welcome to send their resume!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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

Temp-to-hire

Legal Roles

The Ford Agency is looking for top-notch legal support professionals for temporary and temp-to-hire roles with DC's top law firms. We are looking for legal secretaries, legal assistants, legal administrative assistants, and paralegals for a range of entry-level to mid-level roles, across different practice areas, for opportunities within boutique law firms with specialized practice groups to large, international law firms. Candidates, from recent college grads with excellent internships to experienced legal support staff, are welcome to send their resumes!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree; relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Previous law firm or professional services support experience
  • Intermediate-to-advanced MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook) skills
  • Proficiency with legal document management systems and time-entry programs
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills
  • High level of professionalism

Temp-to-hire

All levels
DMV

Temporary and Temp-to-Hire Opportunities

The Ford Agency is looking for top-notch candidates for a variety of temporary, temp-to-hire, remote, and part-time roles within the area's most prestigious organizations. These are excellent opportunities to get your foot in the door and demonstrate your skills at DC's top law, consulting, government relations firms, non-profits, associations, and more!

If you are looking for your first position out of college or are an established professional in between roles and you have strong MSOffice skills, superb communications skills, take initiative, and have an adaptable attitude, we can help find the right opportunity for you!

ROLES AT A GLANCE:

  • Administrative
  • Executive Support
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Social Media
  • Communications
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Research / Analysis
  • Writing / Editing / Proofreading
  • Document Creation / Transcription
  • Paralegal and Legal Support
  • Program and Project Management
  • Legislative Affairs
  • IT / Tech

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