Nonprofit Executive Director Interviews – 12 Topics to Cover

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed. Here are 12 topics to cover when interviewing candidates for a nonprofit Executive Director/CEO position:

  1. Vision
  2. Strategic thinking
  3. Importance of organization’s mission
  4. Working effectively with boards
  5. Initiative and follow through
  6. Teamwork and collaboration
  7. Motivating others
  8. Effective communication
  9. Dealing with conflict and adversity
  10. Fundraising Skills
  11. Financial and Business acumen
  12. Supervisory Style

Bill Moran, The Moran Company, specializes in nonprofit executive searches for fundraising staff and executive directors. © 2012 The Moran Company “We find great nonprofit executives”