Why do you want to work here?
How do you cope with multiple assignments?
What experience do you have with deadlines?
How do you deal with criticism?
How do you deal with a bad supervisor?
What was your greatest success/failure? And what did you learn from that experience
Describe a situation that didn’t go as you had planned or hoped. How did you remedy it at the time? What did you learn from the situation?
How would your previous coworkers describe you?
How would you rate yourself on a scale of 1-10? Why? What do you have to do to move to a higher number?
What experience do you have fundraising or grant writing?
What can our non-profit do to gain more supporters and reach a wider audience?
What experience do you have managing volunteers?
How will you manage volunteers successfully who are much older and more experienced than you?
Please tell me about a time when you gave money to a nonprofit and loved it?
Do you have any satisfying experiences with giving that you would like to share?
What experience do you have in dealing with a board and how would you ensure that you have an effective relationship with the board?
What do you conceive leadership to be?
What is your leadership background in terms of managing successful projects?
How would you assess the financial well-being of an organization?
What successful strategies have you developed and implemented in the past?
What would you do differently for this organization?
What important developments are affecting this industry and how can we benefit from this?
What type of organizations have you partnered with in your current or former job to advance the mission of the organization you work(ed) in?
Tell us about a time when you encountered a problematic situation in your work. How did you manage this?