All You Need To ‘Dare them not to appoint you’

These four packages are utterly unique and are the best way for you to achieve your board aspirations – no matter what they are. They have cost many thousands of dollars to develop and incorporate over a decade of practical experience gained as an international board recruiter. As a result, as a member you will have access to the most effective, most practical and the most valuable suite of services, specifically designed to get you on to a board, available in the world. There is genuinely nothing else like what we offer on the market and no one that is going to help you gain a board appointment more than Board Direction. We look forward to having you on board.

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Valued individually at over $3,000 (but available for $1,199) the EXECUTIVE(+) package will ensure that you can ‘dare them not to appoint you’.

EXECUTIVE(+) members receive:

Board Ready Course: Valued individually at $1,250 but yours for free as an EXECUTIVE(+) member, this unique course will take you step by step through the board appointment process and provides all of the insider knowledge that only Chairs and Recruiters know about how to get a board appointment. Designed & delivered over 12 months by David Schwarz it will hold you account to your board aspirations but is flexible enough to work around your timings.

Specifically, the Board Ready Course includes: 12 x personal monthly coaching sessions to ensure accountability and long term success and 10 x monthly online training units covering the following topics:

  1. How to find the right Board for you & how much you might be paid?
  2. Understanding what Chairs want a successful board candidate?
  3. How to write your Board Profile
  4. How to get a Board Appointment
  5. How to Develop Personal Connection & The Direct Approach
  6. How to working successfully with Executive Search Firms & Respond to Advertisements
  7. How to writing Supporting Statements & Cover Letters
  8. How to write a compelling a Board CV/Resume
  9. How to deliver a successful Non Executive Interview
  10. How to determine whether an offer is right for you
  • Board Appointment Masterclass: Valued individually at $599 and run in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane. It is a comprehensive 1/2 day class that provides all of the templates and knowledge you need to get a board appointment.
  • Application Support: An exclusive service critiquing and proof reading your applications; providing practical suggestions and examples on how it can be improved.

PLUS You receive all of the benefits of an Access PLUS(+) membership including:

  • Exclusive membership: Solely focused on developing your board career.
  • A ‘board ready’ CV: Valued at $599 individually, you get a bespoke Board CV written for you by an experienced non-executive recruiter.
  • Board vacancies: Valued at $399 individually, you get exclusive access to the national board vacancies that over 700 organisations advertise each year.
  • NED Directory: Matching prospective NEDs and organisations wishing to appoint non-executive directors/advisory board members to their board. A great opportunity to market your personal brand and get appointed.
  • Thought leadership: Full access to selected articles related to finding and securing board roles.
  • Weekly alerts: A weekly email advising you of all our new board opportunities.
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Valued at over $1,800 (but available for $1,199) the EXECUTIVE package will ensure you are equipped and board ready.

EXECUTIVE members receive:

  • Board Appointment Master Class: Valued individually at $599 and run in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane. It is a comprehensive 1/2 day class that provides all of the templates and knowledge you need to get a board appointment.
  • Application Support: An exclusive service critiquing and proof reading your applications; providing practical suggestions and examples on how it can be improved.

PLUS You receive all of the benefits of an Access PLUS(+) membership including:

  • Exclusive membership: Solely focused on developing your board career.
  • A ‘board ready’ CV: Valued at $599 individually, you get a bespoke Board CV written for you by an experienced non-executive recruiter.
  • Board vacancies: Valued at $399 individually, you get exclusive access to the national board vacancies that over 700 organisations advertise each year.
  • NED Directory: Matching prospective NEDs and organisations wishing to appoint non-executive directors/advisory board members to their board. A great opportunity to market your personal brand and get appointed.
  • Thought leadership: Full access to selected articles related to finding and securing board roles.
  • Weekly alerts: A weekly email advising you of all our new board opportunities.
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Valued at over $1,200 (but available for $699) the ACCESS PLUS package will ensure that you will ‘dare them not to appoint you’.

Access PLUS membership allows you access to hundreds of board vacancies each year and access to our exclusive board recruitment advice and thought leadership. Furthermore, you can list your Board Director Profile on the site – so that the hundreds of organisations who visit Board Direction can easily search and contact you about their board vacancies. Finally, you will also receive one complimentary bespoke ‘board ready’ CVs written for you by an experienced non-executive recruiter who has written and assessed literally thousands of board resumes in Australia and internationally.

Access PLUS(+) members receive:

  • A ‘board ready’ CV: Written by an experienced non-executive recruiter.
  • Exclusive membership: Solely focused on developing your board career.
  • Board vacancies: Exclusive access to over 500 national board vacancies each year
  • NED Directory: Matching prospective NEDs and organisations wishing to appoint non-executive directors/advisory board members to their board. A great opportunity to market your personal brand and get appointed.
  • Thought leadership: Full access to selected articles related to finding and securing board roles.
  • Weekly alerts: A weekly email advising you of all our new board opportunities.

This package does NOT include an invitation to the Board Appointment Master Class. If you would like to attend please join the Board EXECUTIVE or EXECUTIVE(+) membership packages.
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Access to over 700 organisations advertising well over 1000 individual board vacancies each year

Board Access membership is for anyone looking to build a board portfolio career or for aspiring board directors. As an ACCESS member you can see all of the board vacancies that are collated via our extensive personal networks and national research which means that you no longer have to conduct frustrating and time consuming searches of newspapers, job boards or websites to find board opportunities – we do it all for you and put it in one easy to access and convenient page. The vacancies we list are deliberately diverse in nature and include opportunities in the public, private and not for profit sectors – paid & unpaid. Whilst the vacancies we list are both paid and unpaid we pride ourselves on only advertising ‘substantial’ voluntary vacancies – ones that will promote your career. You also receive our weekly Board Alerts and access to our ‘Board Thoughts’ articles.

As a Board Access member you receive:

  • Exclusive membership: solely focused on developing your board career.
  • Board vacancies: Exclusive access to over 500 national board vacancies each year
  • Thought leadership: Full access to selected articles related to finding and securing board roles.
  • Weekly alerts: A weekly email advising you of all our new board opportunities.

This package does NOT include a board profile or a Board CV. To receive these services you should join the Access Plus or EXECUTIVE membership packages.

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Raise your board profile and be contacted directly by organisations looking for new board members.

Upload your picture, entering your board profile and career summary onto your unique Non Executive Director (NED) Directory page. This unique service offers then offers the opportunity for you to be viewed by hundreds of organisations each year who are looking for new board members.

The benefits include:

  • NED Directory: Matching prospective NEDs and organisations wishing to appoint non-executive directors/advisory board members to their board. A great opportunity to market your personal brand and get appointed.
  • Thought leadership: Full access to selected articles related to finding and securing board roles.
  • Weekly alerts: A weekly email advising you of all our new board opportunities.

This package does not include access the board vacancies. To get a board profile, a Board CV and access to the vacancies select the Board Access PLUS Package.
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