A recruitment manager in the United States

International development is as much a business as it is a labor of love, and chances are you won’t choose your next assignment based on the money.

That said, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That’s why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire for. It’s part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.

Today’s spotlight is on a recruitment manager at an international nongovernmental organization in the United States.

  • Position title: recruitment manager

  • Seniority: midlevel

  • Position type: full-time

  • Year: 2012

  • Sample tasks: oversee and direct recruiting functions for domestic and international positions, design and implement best practices as well as innovative and creative sourcing and selection strategies to build a pipeline of high-caliber talent.

  • Salary: $70,000-$120,000 per year

U.S. foreign aid job market

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.