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 and community partners 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.


Multimedia Producer

  • Bring your Multimedia skills to our award winning team and help us tell our story
  • Travel overseas, visit programs and see firsthand how life changing one operation can be.
  • Sydney based role

Working as part of our award winning Public Affairs team, you will be responsible for inspiring our supporters and partners by producing high quality multimedia resources which capture and document the impact of our work.  Working across a variety of traditional and digital media channels you will support marketing, fundraising and advocacy initiatives across a broad range of projects with the end to end production of visual resources including; story generation, image and video capture and editing. 

This is a unique opportunity in which you will have the opportunity to travel overseas, visit programs and see firsthand how life changing one operation can be.

To be successful in this role you will have at least 5 years’ experience working in multimedia.  You will be a Multimedia native with a flair for storytelling and producing creative content that captures the hearts and minds of audiences.  You will have advanced skills in photography and videography, with strong written and verbal communication skills.  Experience using standard computer design packages such as Adobe Creative Suite, Apple Final Cut Pro, and audio production software will be essential.  In addition to this you will have an acute eye for detail and the ability to deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment.  A background in journalism will also be highly desirable and exposure in the fundraising and NGO sector is advantageous.

You will be joining us at an exciting time in our development and will be a significant contributor in increasing public awareness, ensuring the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation can continue to support indigenous health in Australia and blindness prevention across the developing world.

The ability to travel internationally is essential.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Victoria Cawley, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Closing date for Applications: Friday 29th August (COB)


Policy Officer - Indigenous Australia Program

  • Help improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 
  • Build our capacity to influence policy and drive significant change
  • Darwin Location, working as part of a Melbourne-based national team

In this newly created position you will be accountable for building The Foundation’s capacity to understand policy challenges around eliminating avoidable blindness within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and contributing to the development of effective advocacy efforts that support action to improve eye health in these communities.

In this newly created position, you will research, analyse and advise on complex policy matters, identifying opportunities for The Foundation to engage in and influence policy decisions and advocacy initiatives aimed at improving eye health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities you will also help shape and contribute to national policy, research and advocacy priorities of The Foundation.

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience in providing policy advice and analysis.  You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification, with superior knowledge of public policy across Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Excellent research and communication skills, an acute eye for detail, together with a positive disposition will all be essential, in order for you to help influence change at a senior level, across the Foundation and across a wide network of partners and professionals.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

Domestic travel will be required.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Victoria Cawley on + 61 2 87411962

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 8th September


 

 

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