First listed on: 01 February 2024

  • APAC’s recruitment specialist to the NFP and charity sector
  • Support APAC & International climate assignments
  • Ethical, values-driven team | Australia, full time
  • Remote or hybrid (Australian working and residency rights required)


The Organisation

NGO Recruitment is the leading not-for-profit sector recruitment specialist. For 20 years, we have recruited for a vast range of not-for-profits from large multinational NGOs to community centres around Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

With a loyal LinkedIn following of 300,000+ and a candidate database of more than 200,000 professionals, our unrivalled networks and specialist firsthand sector knowledge enable us to find the very best local and international talent to help drive, shape and empower the sector across Australia and Asia Pacific.

Benefits & Culture

  • Established, reputable brand
  • 5,000+ talented professionals placed since 2004
  • 500+ not-for-profit partner organisations across the region
  • Work with, and learn from, the global climate movement and other INGOs
  • Flexible working conditions, remote in Australia, no sponsorship provided

The Role

Your research will help grow the climate movement by supporting our busy international desk with the recruitment of a diverse range of climate, sustainability, and environment candidates for international non-profits across Asia Pac and globally. Occasionally you will research other sectors. Your tasks will include:

  • Attending job briefings with Australian and international clients
  • Researching job functions and building research strategies
  • Conducting sector and organisation mappings and searches
  • Identifying suitable candidates to meet client briefs
  • Screening applications, coordinating with applicants
  • Growing talent pools and advertising development

Skills Required

You are a highly organised researcher with an academic background and/or experience in the environment, climate or energy sectors, or closely related fields. You are detail orientated with strong research, resourcing, and administrative skills. You bring a collaborative and values-based approach to supporting a team in a fast-paced service delivery environment. Previous experience and/or understanding of the Asia Pacific region and NFP sector will be highly regarded. Additionally, you demonstrate:

  • Ability to understand technical skill requirements
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deliver to deadlines
  • High level of energy, engagement, initiative, and intellectual curiosity
  • Experience with CRM databases, MS Office and social networking including LinkedIn
  • Importantly your values will be aligned to the work of the important organisations we support

If you’re interested in helping build the global climate movement by leveraging your research skills to identify top talent, then please send your resume and a cover letter responding to the skills required above to quoting #1176498.  Alternatively call Lois Freeke from NGO Recruitment in Melbourne on 03 8080 8978.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

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