About Board Direction
Board Direction is the leading Non Executive Director advertising & board career development firm in Australia - no one does what we do or can reference the success that we have had in putting people on boards.
We do two things. 1. We advertise Australia's largest & most diverse list of non-executive board vacancies 2. We equip members to develop a board career through practical career services like: board CV writing, board member profiling, application support, the Board Ready Course & Non Executive Program and our Board Appointment Masterclasses.
So, if you: are frustrated with your current board search; can't find relevant opportunities; have stalled portfolio career; can't get, or can't get past, an interview Board Direction can help.
People use our services because what we do has been proven to work. As a result, we can evidence having assisted hundreds of members further their board careers through the intimate knowledge we have gained through over a decade of putting people on boards.
Our Vision: To be the preeminent provider of NED vacancies and board career services in Australia. We strive provide an ethical, practical and personal service that results in our members achieving their board & career aspirations.
Finding board vacancies can be a challenging and time consuming process that historically relied upon your personal networks, searching through newspapers and monitoring online job boards or waiting to be 'tapped on the shoulder' by a recruiter. Not any more. Board Direction helps put people on boards by providing access to Australia’s most comprehensive and diverse list of board roles and equipping individuals in developing a board career through practical services and exclusive networking groups.
NED Profile - over 800 organisations each year visit Board Direction looking for new board members for their organisations. Our profiling service offers you the opportunity to market yourself to them - as part of their recruitment process. No where else in Australia is this unique service offered.
ACCESS - access to over 1500+ board vacancies each year, we offer the largest and most diverse board vacancies in Australia. There are opportunities in all industries across the Public, Private, NFP sectors. We do all the hard work for you in finding a board role that is right for you. Members can also advertise their NED Profile.
ACCESS(+) - access to our 1500+ board vacancies each year and advertise your NED Profile. Members also get the best start with a Board CV & LinkedIn Profile written by David Schwarz.
EXECUTIVE - all the advice and resources needed to transition from an executive to a board career. Members get all the benefits of the Access + package, plus application support, seminars and online courses
NED Program: No other program currently available will help you achieve your board aspirations like 'The Journey'. Over a 12 month period together we will work towards getting you a board appointment. Beyond the formality of the program you can expect to be held account to your stated board aspirations and therefore achieve them far sooner than you might expect - a true partnership.
Board Career Services - Bespoke services such as Board Ready CVs, Board interviews training, Board application support and Board Appointment Masterclasses.