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Conference & Events Coordinator

A national association is looking for an experienced Conference & Events Coordinator to oversee logistical and programmatic components of all internal and external meetings and conferences. A successful candidate will have planned small and large-scale events, have knowledge of vendor management, along with strong software skills. Demonstrated experience planning online events and webinars strongly preferred. This is a long-term temporary opportunity available immediately so apply today!

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Coordinate online and on-site sessions and programs
  • Create a schedule of sessions by type, time, and topic
  • Prepare communications for sessions, speakers, and participants 
  • Organize hotel reservations, catering, and conference rooms or online resources for staff and presenters
  • Manage budgets and invoicing for all related expenses

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of event planning experience
    • With preference for non-profit experience or association experience 
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of Cvent and Asana, preferred 
  • Demonstrated time and project management skills 
  • Ability to problem solve and work under pressure 

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Association

Executive Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a proactive and sharp Executive Assistant to join a DC-based membership association. This individual will support the new President & CEO, helping them get organized and up-to-speed. A fantastic opportunity for someone who has C-Suite experience, a proactive nature, and ability to prioritize and problem solve. This temp-to-hire position will be hybrid: 3 days in the office and 2 remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule meetings, travel arrangements, and manage expenses
  • Act as liaison and gatekeeper between President's office, internal staff, and external contacts
  • Draft and edit communications for President
  • Research and prepare President for meetings and presentations
  • Other special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years C-Suite experience
  • Professional writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make independent decisions

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Law Firm

HR Director

The Ford Agency is searching for an experienced HR Director for a busy DC law firm. The Director will work closely with the organization's leadership and will play a strategic and leading role in ensuring the firm is compliant with state, federal and other regulations and laws, and updating HR policies and processes. This is a busy role that touches upon many aspects of HR: from talent acquisition, benefits administration, and employee relations and is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Director eager to take on a leadership role in a growing organization!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with senior leadership and staff
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand HR and talent strategy for recruiting, retention, and succession planning
  • Manage the full-cycle recruitment process for professional staff roles and ensure new hires are onboarded into HRIS and payroll systems properly
  • Maintain and update HRIS and payroll information
  • Develop orientation programs to ensure firm policies, systems and procedures are understood by staff
  • Ensure compliance with EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, worker's compensation, OSHA, other regulations and applicable state and Federal laws
  • Review, analyze, and update compensation and performance evaluation programs
  • Manage the benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement, leave, etc.
  • Manage all employee relations matters and serve as a consultant to leadership on such matters

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred
  • SHRM-CP or PHR
  • Thorough knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • At least 10+ years of HR experience
    • Leadership experience required including experience with working with executive leadership
    • Law firm experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, HRIS and payroll systems
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

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Non-Profit
Old Town Alexandria

Executive Assistant – Legal

The Ford Agency is looking for an administrative professional to support the legal team of a Virginia-based non-profit association. In addition to managing the teams daily needs, the EA will work on substantive long-term projects. A great role for an experienced administrative professional with a keen eye for organization and detail. Salary up to $70k DOE. This role is onsite 5 days/week.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Legal support: oversee compliance and governance documents, agreements, licenses, litigation reports; draft contracts and perform legal research
  • Administrative support: schedule meetings, process expense reports, coordinate travel, prepare budgets, prepare materials for board meetings, record minutes of meeting, create reports, prepare financial documents
  • Maintain department database and identify ways to simplify internal processes
  • Handle special projects as assigned 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years administrative support experience, legal experience a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and time-management skills; ability to see projects through and follow up with relevant stakeholders; strong attention to detail
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and make executive decisions independently

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Trade Association
Collaborative Team
Opportunity For Growth

Project Coordinator

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a self-motivated and organized Project Coordinator to support the chief of staff at a busy DC trade association. The Coordinator will work closely with the chief of staff, coordinate diversity & inclusion projects, and help with office administration. If you have Hill and solid administrative experience and are looking for the next step in your career this could be a terrific fit for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Diversity & Inclusion Committee on various projects
  • Assist and coordinate intern programs
  • Assist with employee engagement activities and events
  • Order office supplies
  • Assist with other special projects
 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of administrative experience
    • Hill internships preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of discretion and diplomacy
 

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Collaborative Environment
Excellent Benefits
Opportunity For Growth

Membership Associate

The Ford Agency is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the successful and team-oriented membership department of a growing association. This individual will build relationships with an elite group of directors and C-Suite executives, support membership initiatives and provide excellent service to its valued members. If you are looking for a role where you will have the opportunity to interact with high level business professionals and have genuine growth potential, this could be the position for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build relationships with board members and C-Suite executives
  • Communicate regularly with members; informing them of benefits, daily activities, and answer their inquiries
  • Oversee the process for new member applications and renewals 
  • Collaborate with team members to create strategies for engagement and retention
  • Identify trends to drive utilization and tailored support to members 
  • Ensure revenue growth and track progress against goals
 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 2+ years professional experience with client management, fundraising, communications, customer service or sales
  • CRM, Salesforce, or data management experience highly preferred
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management 

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Policy Non-Profit
Rare Opportunity
Grant Writing

Development Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting an experienced Development Director to join a growing public policy non-profit. The Director will work closely with the President to establish fundraising goals, and create fundraising plans to achieve those goals, build strong relationships with donors, set up meetings between donors and the President, and write grant proposals. This is an excellent opportunity for a fundraising professional with at least 5 years of experience soliciting gifts and writing successful grant applications to support a growing non-profit! This role will be onsite 5 days/week.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish fundraising plan to meet the organization's fundraising goals and initiatives
  • Build strong relationships with donors
  • Write grant proposals and other donor communications
  • Stay up to date on programs and funding priorities
  • Develop and coordinate all aspects of campaigns in collaboration with leadership
  • Evaluate current fundraising programs and make improvements as needed to bolster the success of fundraising initiatives
  • Build and manage a team of fundraisers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years fundraising experience
    • Experience with soliciting gifts
    • Experience writing grant proposals
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of tax planning principles
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail

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Leadership Role
Education
Board of Trustees

Development Director – Education

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!

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

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On-Site Role
Rockville, MD
Sole HR Representative

Senior HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an full-time, on-site professional Senior HR Generalist to join a Rockville based healthcare organization. This is a unique opportunity to handle all functions of HR with heavy emphasis in employee relations and performance management. If you have experience functioning as a sole HR professional and enjoy being involved with all facets of HR functions this could be an excellent opportunity! This role will be onsite 5 days/week with no flexibility for a hybrid work schedule.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Oversee and manage heavy employee relations, including investigations, disciplinary meetings, and terminations
  • Develop initiatives and procedures to increase efficiency and measure success of human resources programs
  • Manage and administer benefits and compensation programs
  • Oversee the recruitment of new staff, including diversity initiatives 
  • Create and implement training programs and conduct training needs analyses 
  • Plan and execute events to improve employee morale and increase productivity 
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, employment laws, and regulatory changes that impact HR

Minimum Qualifications Include: 

  • 5+ years of HR experience
    • Experience being the sole HR representative for an organization
    • Non-profit or healthcare experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience handling high volume employee relations issues
  • Benefits administration experience required 
  • Bachelor's degree required
    • SHRM or PHR certificate preferred
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives
  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment law and HR best practices  
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail

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Think Tank
Strategic Role
Great Team

Program Associate

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Program Associate professional for a top DC think tank. This role will partner with program managers and training partners to ensure high level service and delivery to members. The successful candidate will have exceptional project management skills and excellent organizational skills as they support multiple programs, budgets, and event logistics. This is an excellent opportunity 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
  • Assess training and development programs and recommend new ideas for future initiatives 
  • Oversee logistics including and securing venues for off-site training
  • Implement a comprehensive training program 

  Qualifications Include: 

  • Bachelor's degree in business, organizational development, or related field
    • Master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of administrative and operations experience
  • Ability to travel 4 weeks per year to training sites 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate all levels of staff
  • Excellent MS Office skills 

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Data Visualization
Collaborative Team

Data Analyst

The Ford Agency is looking for an articulate and poised Data Analytics professional to provide information and analytical insights for an association's chapter network and leadership teams. This individual will work with internal teams and to gather relevant datasets, create visual representations of the data, and present key insights to board members and leadership teams. This is a terrific opportunity for a data analyst who enjoys presenting insights and trends to key decisionmakers! Salary up to $70k DOE.

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with strategic and analytical needs for chapters to promote growth and member engagement
  • Collaborate with the data management team to design, and refine reporting for the team and the chapters it supports
  • Present reports and key findings to Board members and chapter leadership
  • Analyze trends and communicate insights to internal and external teams
  • Collect data and analyses for leadership, chapters, and internal teams
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 3+ years of data analytics experience 
  • Experience presenting key findings to executives and Board members strongly preferred
  • Strong data analytics experience and ability to visualize data
  • Proficiency in: SQL, Domo, Salesforce, MS Office (specifically Excel and PowerPoint), Tableau
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and strong customer focus

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Strategic Role
Nonprofit
Grants Accounting

Chief Financial Officer

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer to provide a strategic vision to an impactful nonprofit that seeks to preserve and protect historical landmarks. 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 10 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!

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee all accounting, audit, banking, budget and financial activities
  • Prepare financial reports and summaries
  • Work with department heads to monitor financial activities and make recommendations for improved processes and efficiencies
  • Report out to Board of Trustees regarding all financial activities
  • 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
  • Create annual budget and plans with the leadership team
  • 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
    • Must have active CPA
  • 10+ years experience managing finance and accounting functions of a $20-$50 million non-profit
    • Experience with non-profit financial management including grant accounting and   restricted funds
  • Experience implementing accounting systems required
  • Experience with legal, audit, compliance, budget, grant management, and real estate transactions
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience with Sage Intacct
  • Ability to communicate and present to the Board of Trustees
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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Rewarding Role
Excellent Benefits
Great Team

Receptionist

The Ford Agency has an exciting temp-to-hire opportunity for an entry-level candidate with a national membership-based organization in DC. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team with established processes and systems that is ready to mentor you! If you are available to start immediately and would like to bring your organizational skills to a team of proactive professionals who focus on serving their members, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as a first point of contact for incoming calls and office visitors
  • Provide administrative support, including assisting with event planning, scheduling, promotional materials, etc.
  • Serve as liaison for various office vendors

Qualifications Include:

  • Ability to juggle priorities
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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Association
Mentorship
Remote

HR Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for an organized and energetic HR Coordinator to join a top healthcare association. This role will serve as the first point of contact for HR and recruiting inquiries, provide a positive candidate experience throughout the interview process, and assist HR leadership with special projects and initiatives. It's a remote, temporary position and our client would like to have someone start ASAP!

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of admin and/or HR experience
  • Strong technical skills
  • Interest in HR and recruiting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Cite-Checking
Blue Booking
Collegial firm

Litigation Paralegal

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Litigation Paralegal for one of DC's top law firms. This is a fast-paced and diverse role working for a busy team with a heavy trial schedule. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience and be able to support all aspects of complex litigation, from case management, document production, and trial preparation. If you are looking for a substantive role in a successful practice, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

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


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Draft and proofread legal documents for attorneys
  • Manage case materials including pleadings, files, calendars, and other materials
  • Cite checking including creating Table of Authorities and Table of Contents
  • Edit briefs to Blue Book standards and court rules
  • Perform legal research and compile key findings
  • Prepare for depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitrations
  • Assemble exhibits, appendices, witness materials, and other documents
  • Process billing paperwork
  • Assist with other projects as needed
 

Qualifications Include: 

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

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Fantastic Location
Collaborative Environment
Litigation firm

Litigation Secretary

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Litigation Secretary to support 3 partners with a top DC litigation firm. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of legal secretary experience, strong capacity for logistical management, e-billing experience, and the ability to handle a busy team. If you are looking to join a firm that is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to its staff and provides a positive and team oriented work environment, this could be the role for you!

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

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide seamless administrative support to a group of attorneys
  • Draft, edit, and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure proper formatting 
  • Enter, review and edit time entries using the time entry program
  • Handle client billing monthly, review proformas and invoices, and narrative edits
  • Prepare expense reports 
  • Complex calendar management and scheduling of client meetings
  • Coordinate travel logistics and prepare travel itineraries
  • Maintain files, records, and contact lists
  • Assist with other projects as needed
 

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of legal secretary experience 
  • E-billing experience, Elite or 3E preferred
  • Excellent MS Office skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail  
  • Professional communication skills 
  • Ability to handle confidential information discreetly and with diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing various projects and meeting competing deadlines

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Strategic
Collaborative Environment
Growing Team

Legal Business Development Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a professional Business Development Manager to join a growing marketing team with a top 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 5 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.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with practice team leaders to identify objectives, expectations, timelines and serve as a project manager to ensure goals are on track 
  • Develop and execute business development plans for the Firm
  • Determine strategic marketing and business development priorities
  • Oversee content marketing strategy including client communications, blog posts, podcasts, web content, and digital media content
  • Collaborate with attorneys on responses to RFPs and other high-value proposals and pitches
  • 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
  • Analyze industry, client, and other data to identify potential clients and client needs

Qualifications:

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

Temp-to-hire

Global Community
Great Team
Hybrid Role

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is looking for a sharp Senior Administrative Assistant for the marketing & communications department at a top international non-profit. This role will support a very busy team and act as liaison for the marketing & communications team to other internal departments to ensure projects are moving forward and deadlines are met. This is a hybrid position with 2 days/week in the DC office. This is a temp-to-hire role and available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Process invoices, track budgets, and review financial reports
  • Maintain records, lists, and reports in databases
  • Compose correspondence, documents, reports, and presentations
  • Coordinate membership activities and initiatives
  • Assist with meeting and conference planning, reservations, including travel booking and itineraries

Qualifications Include:

  • 3 years' of administrative support experience
  •  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and database experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills 
  • Ability to take initiative and work under minimal supervision

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Dynamic Role
Education
Onsite 5 Days/Week

Accounts Payable Specialist

The Ford Agency is recruiting an Accounting professional to join a DC educational institution. The Specialist will oversee the accounts payable process, work with various departments on budgets, and will ensure that the institution remains on track and in good standing with partners. This is a great opportunity for an individual with at least 3 years of accounting experience looking to specialize in Accounts Payable! This role is onsite 5 days/week.

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

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the AP process including expenses and reimbursements
  • Oversee the travel process
  • Onboard new vendors and handle the W-9 process for vendors
  • Work with different accounting software
  • Assist with department budgets and audits 
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of Accounts Payable processes and procedures
 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • Professional communication skills
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Technical Skills:
    • Advanced MS Excel skills
    • Accounting Software
    • Paymerang
    • Concur

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4 Day Work Week
Collaborative Environment
Grant Management

Accounting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a smart and analytical Accounting Coordinator to join an organization that promotes excellence in healthcare through education and professional development. The Coordinator will assist the CFO with accounts payable and receivable, tracking grant expenditures, and developing grants reports for the organization. This is a terrific role for someone with a few years of accounting experience to join a collaborative and mission driven team!

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

Responsibilities: 

  • Process AR payments and enter AP invoices in the accounting system
  • Assist with monthly close and year end audits
  • Post journal entries and reconcile ledger accounts
  • Prepare invoices
  • Assist with setting up accounts for grant funded projects
  • Create comprehensive grants reports
  • Track grant expenses and budget changes
  • Process and reconcile foundation payments and donations
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
    • Experience in accounts payable/receivable 
    • Grants management and reporting experience
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Experience with IMIS, Microsoft Solomon, Dynamics 365(Business Central)

Temp-to-hire

Professional Development
Hybrid
Start ASAP

Support Representative

The Ford Agency has immediate openings with a non-profit group that provides educational resources to professionals. The person in this role will help individuals navigate exam registrations and certification processes. Candidates should be comfortable with both outgoing and incoming calls and have strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with prospects and creatively problem solve on their behalf. This is a hybrid, temp-to-hire position and our client is actively interviewing so apply today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage high volume of calls and emails 
  • Guide and inform individuals about educational resources and options
  • Assist individuals with creating education plans and goals to achieve certifications or other milestones
  • Provide positive and helpful support to professionals

Qualifications Include:

  • Direct experience in an administrative, customer service, or call center role
  • Proficiency in MS Office; database experience is a plus
  • Outstanding customer service skills and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently and manage project deadlines

Temporary

Prestigious Non-Profit
PT Hours
Perfect for Grad Students

PT Outreach Coordinator

The Ford Agency currently has a part-time, temporary Outreach Coordinator position available with an international, conservation non-profit. This role will primarily support two projects; a large policy oriented annual event and an ongoing engagement program. This is a 6 month temporary assignment at 20 hours/week that includes one day per week working in their downtown, DC office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with event logistics and participant engagement for large scale annual event
  • Assist in day to day administrative needs and provide program support
  • Provide additional scheduling and other support as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year of administrative and/or program support experience
  • Experience with supporting events a plus
  • Ability to problem solve and juggle multiple priorities

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Litigation Firm
Fast-Paced
Onsite 5 Days/Week

Legal Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is recruiting for a motivated and dedicated Legal Administrative Assistant for one of DC's top litigation firms. This role provides administrative support to attorneys, and works closely with clients to assist with client matters. If you have 2+ years of administrative experience and are looking to provide support to a busy team of attorneys this could be a great role for you! This role is onsite 5 days/week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support to attorneys including:
    • Calendar Management
    • Coordinate meeting logistics
    • Travel coordination
  • Prepare binders for attorneys
  • Maintain and update client files including correspondence and client pleadings
  • Prepare expense reports and enter billing information
  • Draft and proofread documents
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of administrative experience
    • Strong internships considered
    • Legal experience a plus
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organization and attention to detail

Direct Hire

Non-Profit
Collaborative Environment
Fundraising

Development Associate

The Ford Agency is seeking an outgoing and professional Development Associate to join a non-profit that ensures people have the right to a trial by jury and that everyone can seek justice within the court system. The Associate will support fundraising and engagement strategies for major donors and planned giving programs. This is a great opportunity for someone with a solid 2 years of fundraising experience who wants to be a part of a small team that makes a big impact!

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with developing strategic fundraising plans and stewardship
  • Plan, coordinate, and organize fundraising events to increase donation programs
  • Develop marketing plans for fundraising campaigns
  • Manage fundraising lists
  • Serve as a liaison to member-driven committees
  • Plan and organize legislative fundraising and events
  • Assist with special projects and day to day operations

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ years of professional fundraising, development, or advancement experience
    • Non-profit or professional association experience highly preferred
    • Experience with customer service, donor relations, and databases
  • Ability to provide customer service efficiently while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical Skills:
    • MS Office (especially Word and Excel)
    • Database experience preferred

Temporary

Great Mission
Excellent Team
Remote Role

Research Associate

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a Research Associate to join a non-profit that connects communities and businesses promoting sustainable economic development. This role will focus heavily on digital surveys and data analysis and is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with very strong internship experience up to 2 years of professional experience. This is an open-ended temporary position and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and administer various digital surveys
  • Analyze results and complete summary reports for leadership
  • Continually adjust and update survey questions based on program goals and metrics
  • Overall program support as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Direct experience creating and implementing surveys with Survey Monkey
  • Strong command of data analysis tools
  • Ability to work and collaborate daily with team of creative thinkers

Direct Hire

Visible Role
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
DC Law Firm

Program Specialist

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting a motivated and smart candidate to fill the role of Program Specialist to join a busy Diversity & Inclusion team. The Specialist will assist leadership at a top DC law firm in developing and implementing D&I strategies, plan programs, analyze data and trends, and synthesize complex data and information into concise summaries for leadership. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working in diversity and strong administrative and organizational skills. If you are looking to join a firm that is committed to diversity and inclusion and want to be involved in creating exciting initiatives, 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:

  • Assist in developing and implementing D&I strategies to meet firm's goals
  • Plan and coordinate logistics for internal and external meetings
  • Prepare meeting materials and presentations
  • Analyze topics and trends and summarize that information
  • Respond to collaboration inquiries and make recommendations for further engagement
  • Collaborate with members of the D&I team to analyze and report on diversity demographics and trends
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of administrative experience in a professional services environment
    • Interest in Diversity & Inclusion
  • Experience planning and coordinating meetings
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proficiency with data analysis and reporting
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of staff within the firm
  • Technical Skills:
    • Databases
    • MS Word
    • MS PowerPoint
    • MS Excel
 

Temp-to-hire

Great Team
Entrepreneurial Environment
Professional Development

Communications Manager

The Ford Agency is looking for a versatile Communications Manager for a top public policy group. The Communications Manager will work closely with the leadership team in creating compelling narratives that showcase the organization's research and policy initiatives and ensuring that their work and story reach the right audience. This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Communications professional with a background in Social Media Management and Public Relations to join an dynamic group of public policy experts working to improve the lives of women across the nation and across the globe.

This role is hybrid: 3 days in the office 2 days remote. It is a temp-to-hire opportunity and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee and implement the organization's print and digital communications initiatives
  • Oversee social media strategy on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Public and Media Relations: update media lists and write press releases
  • Manage and create a range of written content, such as email blasts, e-newsletters, event recaps, tweets
  • Ensure brand consistency on all written and creative content across different platforms (print, digital, social media, emails)
  • Proofread and copy edit all written materials
  • Work closely with the Publications and Research teams as needed
  • Support all communications projects as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Journalist, English, Public Relations, Public Policy or related fields
  • At least 5 years' experience in Communications, Digital Communications, Public Relations
  • Exceptional communications skills: strong persuasive writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Social Media Platforms
  • Ability to interact confidently with wide a range of stake-holders and ability to build consensus and support for a diverse set of issues
  • Ability to work across different platforms (print, digital, social media)
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to problem-solve, and make sound executive decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure under tight deadlines and competing priorities
 

Temp-to-hire

Private School
Close-Knit Team
Room for Growth

Development Associate

The Ford Agency is currently recruiting for a Development Associate to directly support the Development Director at Catholic school in DC. The person in this role will be a main point of contact for alumni and parents and spearhead all alumni and development-related events. Ideal candidates will be a quick study on new systems and have impeccable communication skills along with quick response time and ability to multi-task. This is a 100% in-person role and available immediately.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Keep records for variety of committees and all development-related initiatives
  • Conduct outreach and arrange meetings, visits, and events
  • Support President with correspondence and other administrative tasks
  • Write and edit content 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge is a plus
  • Appreciation for Catholic values and classical education
  • Professional writing skills, donor communication experience a plus
  • Ability to work and organize projects independently

Temporary

Membership
100% Remote
Start ASAP

Membership Coordinator

The Ford Agency is looking for a Membership Coordinator for an Arlington-based association. Fantastic role for a recent grad with strong internship experience, superb organizational skills, and excellent communication skills. Work-life balance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities make this temporary role a fantastic opportunity for a junior professional looking to keep their skills sharp and gain experience. This is a long-term temporary position that starts immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as gatekeeper to the organization's database of contacts in Salesforce: data management, clean up, reporting
  • Conduct prospect research for potential members
  • Support outreach initiatives via phone, email, and mailing projects
  • Identify and implement data process improvements

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a year of professional work experience; strong internship experience will be considered
  • Facility with CRMs; Salesforce is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to deliver projects under tight deadlines
   

Temporary

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

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

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 Fairfax. 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

Direct Hire

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

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

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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

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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