Australia: Work with us

The Fred Hollows Foundation is a successful and well respected International Development Organisation. 

We are committed to supporting employment opportunities for local people within the countries where we work. Before applying for a position with us, please ensure you have the appropriate eligibility to work.

We appreciate the time every applicant takes to express their interest in working at The Foundation and have included some additional information to assist you with your application.

We welcome all enquiries regarding employment, however all current available positions for Australia will be listed below. 

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.


Acquisition Manager

  • Growing fundraising team with a reputation for excellence.

    Collaborative and dynamic team environment.
    Permanent, full time position located in Rosebery, NSW.

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well-known and fastest growing international development charities and work alongside some of the best Marketing and Fundraising professionals in the sector.  You will be joining us at an exciting time in our development and will be a significant contributor in ensuring the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation continues to restore sight in developing countries around the world and to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians.

A new and exciting role has been developed, to work as part of our Marketing and Fundraising team at The Fred Hollows Foundation. This critical senior role will drive sustainable income and growth of The Foundation’s acquisition program portfolio and strategy. The Acquisition Manager will lead a small team, to meet ambitious annual cash and regular donor acquisition targets across multiple channels. Additionally, you will work to identify and evaluate new fundraising innovations and acquisition channels both in Australia and internationally.

To be successful in this role you will be a strong people manager, with proven experience managing highly successful acquisition programs linked to high income generation, and developing and implementing innovative acquisition strategies. You will be an excellent project manager, have outstanding attention to detail and the ability to utilise data to inform campaign strategies. Additionally, you will be an energetic self-starter working with the highest level of integrity, and have a passion for building and maintaining internal and external stakeholder relationships. Previous experience within the NGO sector would be highly desirable.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description and your resume.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to

Closing date for Applications: 31st May 2015

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