Sample Interview Questions and Answers: What Would You Do – Leonard’s Answer
(Who is Leonard? Leonard – Non-Profit Leader with 25 years experience seeking Executive Director role)
Terry: The next question is sort of a scenario situation, what would you do if…? So pick a feasible situation that we may be facing here and tell me what you would do to address that.
Leonard: I would say “What would you do if we were not able to recruit new funders to the table for the XXX XXX Association?” What I would do is sit with the board and the active members of the staff to try to think of outside-the-box ways of potentially doing a public relations or advocacy campaign that attracted the attention of possible funders.
While at the same time, perhaps looking to the families and the young people in the schools that we’ve worked with to see whether or not there could be an alumni association or organization built among those young people and families. That way they would then become the spokespeople and help raise the additional dollars that we needed to continue the program.
Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .
Q8. What would you do if . . . – LENNY QUICK RATING – A
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