NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

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Onboarding in the E-World

With most of us working from home NGO Recruitment has created a best practice guide for how to successfully on board your new hires.  We give our tips for how to get well prepared before the start date and how to build a strong relationship with your new recruit.   Get well prepared before the start date Get offer letters… Read more »

New fundraising talent pipeline for the international education advancement sector

We are excited to announce the launch of our new fundraising talent pipeline for the international education advancement sector. Flexible, cost-effective and designed to complement existing internal recruitment processes, the new fundraising talent pipeline has been developed in response to an overwhelming demand from Australian and New Zealand universities in particular, for talented fundraising professionals…. Read more »

NGO Recruitment Fundraising Salary Snapshot 2018/2019

Demand for fundraising skills soars Over the last 12-24 months, the demand for fundraising skills within Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector has soared leading to a current shortage of talented fundraising professionals across all fundraising specialties. Largely driven by NFPs experiencing uncertainty around government funding, demand is also being driven by NFPs looking to diversify revenue… Read more »

NGO Recruitment opens Asia Pacific office

NGO Recruitment has opened an Asia Pacific office based in Tokyo, Japan, with senior NGO Recruitment consultant Damian Penston relocating from Sydney to head up the new office. Damian will spend time visiting and working with clients across the region. “As a major recruitment partner for the NGO sector in Asia Pacific, we’re already highly… Read more »

How to turn referencing checking into a valuable management tool

Thorough referencing checking at the end of a long recruitment process may seem like more hassle than it’s worth, but ignore this crucial step at your peril, says Richard Green, director, NGO Recruitment. “Organisations can save themselves a lot of anguish by conducting thorough reference checks before offering someone a job. Only in this way… Read more »

Why there’s never been a better time to be a fundraiser

Over the last five years, the demand for fundraising skills has soared in Australia with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector now facing a shortage of good fundraisers across all fundraising specialties. And this shortage is set to continue into 2018 and beyond. Although largely driven by NFPs experiencing varying cuts in government funding, demand for fundraisers… Read more »

Top recruitment tips for 2018

Welcome to 2018 and a very Happy New Year to all of our valuable clients and candidates. 2017 was a busy year for NGO Recruitment, and the sector in general, and we’re looking forward to another rollercoaster year ahead. In the world of not-for-profit (NFP) recruitment, 2018 will not be without its challenges, as the… Read more »

5 tips for young people considering a career in the NFP sector

With not-for-profits currently employing over one million Australians, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) alone set to create over 70,000 new jobs by 2019, there’s never been a more inspiring time to choose a career in the not-for-profit sector. And yet the rewards and benefits of a NFP career are not well understood, especially… Read more »

How to find the right mix of skills at board level to drive success

What it means to be well-run is the focus of a not-for-profit (NFP) research report published recently by consultancy Good Foundations in partnership with professional services firm PwC. The report, The foundations of a well-run not-for-profit: why internal investment is critical, surveyed almost 400 senior managers within the NFP sector, and offers some valuable insights… Read more »

Five important things to know about recruiting fundraisers for your NFP

Fundraising is critical to the survival of almost all not-for-profit organisations. And with more than 50,000 NFPs registered in Australia, the demand for fundraisers far outweighs the supply. But because almost every organisation is looking for them, recruiting fundraising staff is notoriously difficult. And retaining them can be just as hard – statistics from the… Read more »