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, please ensure you have the appropriate eligibility to work.

We welcome all enquiries regarding employment, please call our Recruitment Specialist on +61 02 8741 1962. 

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.


Senior Media Advisor  

  • Respected international organisation, positive brand recognition
  • Develop media strategies that make a real difference
  • Career development potential
  • View the Job Description

Working as part of our award winning Communications and Community Education team, you will influence coverage of The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work on avoidable blindness and Indigenous health in local and national media. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Initiating and managing positive national and international stories to promote The Foundation 
  • Developing and delivering successful pitches to Australia’s leading media groups 
  • Planning, managing and delivering high quality media campaigns 
  • Writing communications materials for a variety of audiences and mediums 
  • Strategic planning and direction for The Foundation’s media team.

You have a relevant tertiary qualification and at least 5 years media experience, and can demonstrate a strong network of well-established contacts in national and international media, along with outstanding written and oral communications skills.  In addition you will have exceptional organisational skills, an eye for detail and the ability to deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment. 

Your positive outlook and passion for building and maintaining relationships will be critical to your success in this role.  

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 world.  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be made via the online 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 call Shiree Thomas, Recruitment Specialist, (02) 8741 1962.

To be eligible for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 6th September 2015.

Multimedia Coordinator

  • Story generation, image and video capture
  • Potential for domestic and international travel
  • Fixed term contract until Dec 2015, potential extension
  • View the job description here

Working as part of our award winning Public Affairs team, the Multimedia Coordinator contributes to the creation of multimedia resources and materials to assist in raising awareness of The Foundation globally.

This entry-level posit ion supports the communications team who are responsible for inspiring our supporters and partners by capturing and documenting the impact of our work. Working closely with the Multimedia Producer, you will contribute to the creation of resources and materials across media and advertising platforms including the research, development and production of multimedia (text, images, audio, video, interactive) stories; supporting the Digital team through the production and creation of content across social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram; produce high quality audio visual materials to complement fundraising appeals and contribute to The Foundation’s footage library with high quality material.

You have a relevant tertiary qualification (communication) and can demonstrate your experience producing multimedia for content marketing, as well as knowledge of computer design packages (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and audio production software) and photography and videography.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Applications can be made via the online application form: Plese upload a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description, your resume and links to examples of multimedia content produced. If you would like further information please call Shiree Thomas, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962. 

Closing date for Applications: 6 September 2015

Donor Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy working within the institutional donor landscape?
  • Make a difference as a dynamic member of our International Programs Team
  • Full time, fixed term for 4 years
  • View the job description here

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations.

This is an exciting new opportunity for an institutional donor professional to coordinate grant administration and contractual obligations between The Foundation and its institutional donors. In this role you will maintain successful donor relationships and facilitate, coordinate and administer grants, contracts, agreements and reports, including the formulation and implementation of compliance measures. You will develop effective working relationships and build the capacity of staff across The Foundation to ensure we meet grant agreement conditions and expectations.

You have a relevant tertiary qualification and at least three years grants administration experience with international donor requirements, particularly reporting and knowledge of contracts and agreements. You will have experience developing grant applications and possess the ability to identify and develop risk minimisation strategies to ensure adherence to donor and grant requirements. Experience in project management, development and implementation is also required. You will have excellent written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels, across donors, partners, and management. Critical to your success will be your positive and self-motivated approach, as well as organisational and time management skills to ensure you manage conflicting deadlines.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Apply here through the online application form. Please upload your resume and a  cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description. For further information please contact Shiree Thomas, Recruitment Specialist, on 02 8741 1962. 

Closing date for Applications: 6 September 2015

 

Direct Marketing Retention Specialist

  • Be a part of a newly formed Retention team to coordinate planning, implementation and growth of The Foundation's national single and regular giving donor retention programs.
  • Full time permanent position, located in Rosebery NSW.
  • View the Job Description

A rare opportunity for a direct marketing professional to implement and grow The Foundation’s national single and regular giving donor retention programs. In this role you will assist in developing strong relationships with creative suppliers, telemarketing and other agencies, and assist in managing the associated campaign budgets. You will also be accountable for monitoring, evaluating and reporting on campaign results and tests across all portfolios to ensure we are achieving sustainable income and supporter growth through an innovative and world class retention program portfolio.

To be successful, you will have 3-5 years demonstrated experience in direct marketing and account management. You will have demonstrated experience in budget management, and analysing results and data to improve programs and excellent supplier management. You will be flexible and creative in your approach to work in a fast paced environment, and possess a proven ability to work within strict deadlines and manage multiple projects. You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to manage a wide variety of diverse relationships utilising a collaborative and consultative approach.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Apply here through the online application form. Please upload your resume and a cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Closing date for Applications: 6 September 2015

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