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Leadership
Research
Great benefits

Temporary

Fundraising
Content Strategy
Global Mission

Temporary

Creative Role
Great Team
Collaborative Environment

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International law firm
Attention to detail
Collegial atmosphere

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Collaborative team
Visible role
Volunteer Management

Temporary

Remote Work
Fast-Paced Environment
Great Mission

Direct Hire

Start Immediately
Dedicated Team
Raiser's Edge

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Prestigious law firm
Great benefits
Collaborative environment

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Excellent law firm!
Great team
Work-life balance

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Substantive role
Corporate/transactional law
Collaborative team

Temporary

Starts Remote
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

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Research
Collaborative environment
Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm

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Legal HR
Top firm
Competitive benefits

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Leadership
Senior Billing
Great benefits

Temp-to-hire

Starts Remote
Higher Education
Fundraising

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Top law firm
Great benefits
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm

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Prestigious law firm
Leadership opportunity
Rewarding role

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Growth Opportunity
Scientific Consulting
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High-profile
Museum
Public affairs/communications

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Leadership
Research
Great benefits

Legal Conflicts Supervisor

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Legal Conflicts Researcher to oversee the conflicts staff for an international litigation firm. The ideal candidate would 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 and have taken on some leadership responsibilities this could be a great next step in your career!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and delegate conflicts work to staff in different offices
  • Train new members of the team
  • Run conflicts checks and provide accurate and timely reports to attorneys

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of legal conflicts research experience
    • Experience coordinating or supervising staff
    • Experience training staff
  • Familiarity with conflict checking systems and databases
  • Proven research and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Temporary

Fundraising
Content Strategy
Global Mission

Donor Communications Coordinator

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

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Providing storytelling, compelling content for strategic program fundraising campaigns
  • Collaborating with local and global teams to identify needs and leverage resources
  • Managing fundraising and donor database
  • Providing analysis of programs to promote strategic planning shifts

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ years of content development, management, and strategic analysis in a non-profit environment
  • Experience in marketing / communications a plus
  • Strong inter-team communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to solve problems diplomatically and resourcefully is a must

Temporary

Creative Role
Great Team
Collaborative Environment

Graphic Designer

The Ford Agency is seeking a Graphic Designer for a DC educational institution. The role will focus on creating print and digital designs that convey the spirit and energy of the organization. This is an ideal position for a creative mind who enjoys collaborating across teams. Must have experience with creative professional software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge or Lightroom and able to commit from mid-February to June.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Creating detailed print and digital designs
  • Collaborating with team to formulate new ideas
  • Creating a clear and consistent message across all platforms
  • Managing deadlines, time, and resources independently

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art, Communications, or Graphic Design
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience is required
  • High level of professionalism and communication skills
  • Eagerness to take the initiative on projects
  • Experience working with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge or Lightroom, and other creative professional software, is required
  • Flexible schedule for some evening and weekend work

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International law firm
Attention to detail
Collegial atmosphere

Administrative Assistant

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a proactive and sharp Administrative Assistant to join a busy Marketing team of a prestigious law firm. This individual will support the marketing and business development teams with projects, handle Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requests, and schedule meetings with large groups including attorneys. If you have about a year of administrative experience, have interest in Marketing, and like working at a fast-pace, this could be the perfect fit!

Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the Marketing and Business Development teams and leadership
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings with attorneys
  • Prepare agendas and other meeting materials as needed
  • Manage Continuing Legal Education program materials and details
  • Handle CLE requests in preparation for client presentations
  • Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of administrative experience with a fast-paced professional services firm
    • Law firm experience a plus
    • Strong internships will be considered
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Experience managing Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and programs preferred
 

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Collaborative team
Visible role
Volunteer Management

Annual Giving Manager

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

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

Temporary

Remote Work
Fast-Paced Environment
Great Mission

Recruiting Coordinator

The Ford Agency is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator to remotely assist an exciting non-profit in the entertainment industry. This role will focus on collaborating with the recruiting team to aid in their candidate search. Ideal candidates will have both full-cycle recruiting and scheduling experience. Must have immediate availability and ability to commit for a minimum of two months. If you are an HR/Recruiting professional looking for a great project between jobs, apply now!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Sourcing and full-cycle recruiting
  • Managing applicant tracking system
  • Managing and growing candidate pipelines
  • Coordinating with hiring managers on job descriptions and need analysis
  • Providing expertise on hiring trends and techniques as well as current legal compliance

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a demonstrated full-life cycle recruiting experience
  • Knowledge of MSOffice and Applicant Tracking System
  • Strong customer service attitude and attention to detail
  • Must be able to learn and adapt quickly to growing and changing environment
  • Ability to self-direct and problem solve independently
  • Highly organized and able to balance competing priorities

Direct Hire

Start Immediately
Dedicated Team
Raiser's Edge

Fundraising Database Manager

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

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Creating fundraising reports by analyzing historical data and future goals to help with strategic planning efforts
  • Advising on plan for multi-platform data integration
  • Managing database clean-up efforts
  • Preparing reports and statistics for website and other fundraising initiatives
  • Directly connecting with donors with contribution confirmations and any related inquiries

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in a database capacity of a non-profit fundraising team
  • At least 5 years of experience with Raiser's Edge and Blackbaud
  • Ability to adapt to new systems and applications and handle changing priorities
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and supporting an organization

Direct Hire

Prestigious law firm
Great benefits
Collaborative environment

Legal Staff Accountant

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

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with month end and year end processes
  • Produce and process journal entries
  • Reconcile general ledger and bank statements
  • Prepare audit schedules and assist with audits of expense reports and vendor invoices

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

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

Direct Hire

Substantive role
Corporate/transactional law
Collaborative team

Jr. Paralegal

The Ford Agency is actively seeking a Junior Paralegal to join the corporate practice group at a prestigious mid-size law firm. The successful candidate will have 1+ years of law firm experience, be highly motivated, detail oriented, able to juggle competing priorities, work well independently as well as part of a team. If you are looking for a substantive Paralegal role, then this could be a great fit for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate and work closely with attorneys
  • Conduct legal research
  • Draft documents and certificates
  • Manage the closing process
  • Review and edit contracts
  • Submit files to courts and government agencies

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
    • Paralegal certificate, strongly preferred
  •  1+ years of experience in a law firm
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite

Temporary

Starts Remote
Non-profit experience
Diverse role

Legal Administrative Assistant

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

Responsibilities Include:

  •  Legal research and writing
  • Coordinating meetings and preparing presentations
  • Processing expense reports
  • Other general administrative support to legal and executive team

Qualifications Include:

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

Direct Hire

Research
Collaborative environment
Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm

International Payroll Specialist

The Ford Agency is working with an international law firm to find a Payroll Specialist to join their busy team. This role is responsible for payroll on a global scale, collaborating with HR and external vendors to ensure payroll is processed correctly, and staying up to date on country specific laws and regulations around payroll and tax. If you have a few years of solid global payroll experience and are looking to advance your career with a team of dedicated professionals, this could be an exciting role for you! Hours are 7:30am-4:00pm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research country specific payroll and tax laws
  • Serve as the liaison with HR to ensure that payroll is processed correctly
  • Audit payroll and research discrepancies
  • Maintain and update payroll and tax procedures to ensure compliance
  • Serve as point of contact for employee payroll questions

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of international payroll experience in a professional services firm
  • Knowledge of state and international payroll laws and processes
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Technical skills:
    • Workday
    • ADP
    • MS Office Suite

Direct Hire

Legal HR
Top firm
Competitive benefits

Senior HR Generalist

The Ford Agency is collaborating with one of DC's top law firms to find an experienced and professional HR Generalist for its team. This role will oversee a range of Human Resource functions - such as recruiting, benefits administration, and employee relations – and will serve as a key resource within the department. If you have demonstrated experience in HR management and are seeking to develop your expertise in a challenging and engaging role, this opportunity could be for you!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support to attorneys and staff in navigating and addressing employee relations matters
  • Collaborate with leadership on policies and procedures and communicate policies to attorneys and staff
  • Manages administrative procedures including hire, termination, employee data changes, maintaining I-9 records, and orientations
  • Develop and implement training programs and diversity initiatives
  • Manage new hire paperwork, orientation schedules, and onboarding processes
  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff

Qualifications Include:

  • 5+ years of Human Resources experience
    • Law firm experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
    • Focus in HR management or related major preferred
  • JD or advanced degree preferred
  • Strong command of the principles and practices of personnel administration
  • Leadership skills and confidence to spearhead HR initiatives in a fast-paced environment

Direct Hire

Leadership
Senior Billing
Great benefits

Legal Billing Manager

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Billing Manager to join a top notch international law firm. The Billing Manager will oversee the billing function, including alternative fee arrangements, billing procedures, team workflow, and ensuring best practices are followed. The successful candidate will be a great communicator, able to work with partners, finance, secretaries, and others to ensure that client billing is being done correctly and efficiently. If you have at least 3 years of senior billing experience and are looking for a new challenge where you'll work alongside billing professionals we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Review complex client billings
  • Maintain the accounting database and ensure billing information is accurate
  • Review monthly reports and ensure accounts agree
  • Research, analyze, and respond to billing partners, clients, and finance management
  • Stay informed of billing functions, reports, and inquiries
  • Provide performance feedback and participate in annual evaluations for team

Qualifications:

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

Temp-to-hire

Starts Remote
Higher Education
Fundraising

Member and Sponsor Associate

A higher education non-profit association in DC is looking for a Member and Sponsor Associate to support their fundraising initiatives and act as a right hand administrative assistant to their Vice President. The person will be supporting meeting and event planning, project management, and data functions. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in donor databases, iMIS, and administrative support. It's a temp-to-hire opportunity with a fantastic mission-driven organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing information in database and processing donations, sponsorships payments, and membership dues
  • Researching and communicating with current and potential donors and members
  • Planning and executing meetings and events
  • Calendar management and travel arrangements for the Vice President

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2-4 years' association or non-profit experience
  • Familiarity with donor databases, iMIS or Salesforce preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and customer service skills

Direct Hire

Top law firm
Great benefits
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm

Help Desk Analyst

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for Help Desk Analyst for a top DC law firm. This individual will join a busy team, provide support to end-users, and maintain systems and applications for the firm. The ideal candidate will have help desk experience, enjoy finding solutions, and know how to deliver exceptional IT service to a broad range of professionals. If you have solid IT/Helpdesk experience and are looking to join a team that will take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you! Hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Resolve service requests in a timely manner to users remotely and onsite
  • Set up quality assurance testing of hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues

Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of experience in end-user support
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience maintaining and supporting Windows OS and Microsoft Office applications
  • Technical skills:
    • Windows 10
    • Microsoft Office
    • Printer Management
    • A/V support

Direct Hire

Prestigious law firm
Leadership opportunity
Rewarding role

Diversity & Inclusion Director

The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a Director of Diversity for a prestigious law firm. This individual will play an integral role in developing firm initiatives to attract and retain diverse candidates, develop and monitor diversity reports, and collaborate with various teams to ensure that the firm is continuing to position themselves as a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Director will have at least 10 years of experience working on diversity issues, preferably with a law firm or other professional services firm, and will be able to work with people from different backgrounds. This is a fantastic role for an individual to develop first-in-class diversity strategies at a top notch firm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with recruiting team to attract and retain a diverse candidate pool
  • Develop ways to track firm's progress with attracting and hiring diverse candidates
  • Develop diversity and inclusion programming
  • Collaborate with the communications team to create materials highlighting the firm's efforts in diversity and inclusion
  • Create reports and metrics for senior leadership

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years of diversity and inclusion experience
    • Law firm strongly preferred
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Cross cultural skills
  • Ability with data management and reporting

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Growth Opportunity
Scientific Consulting
Start Immediately

Legal Business Development Coordinator

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Temporary

High-profile
Museum
Public affairs/communications

Public Affairs Specialist

The Ford Agency is currently seeking candidates for a Public Affairs Specialist role supporting the Office of Public Affairs of a renowned institute dedicated to African American history and culture. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with demonstrated experience handling a high volume of media inquiries and coverage, preparing logistics for news conferences and press events. The successful candidate will be able to proactively manage all the back-end logistics of media relations and many responsibilities that fall in between. Strong proficiency writing and creating on-brand content and comfort handling high-profile guests and events is a must. Initially, this is a six month contract position available immediately and has the option to be extended. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  •  Creating special media reports, following large-scale projects and initiatives, and managing progress
  • Outreach to international, national, and local media coverage for a broad range of events
  • Ensuring all materials, branding, and communications are consistent and on brand
  • Overseeing logistics for press events and media conferences
  • Coordinating publicity for high profile speakers and guests
  • Providing detailed updates and reports to broader leadership team

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or other related field preferred
  • Strong knowledge of African American history and culture
  • 5-7+ years of demonstrated public relations/ media relations experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred

Temporary

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:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A 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

Temporary

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:

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

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • A 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

Temporary

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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