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.

 

National Direct Marketing Manager

  • Manage a fast growing, dynamic team of marketing and fundraising innovators.
  • Full time 12 months fixed term maternity cover, based in Rosebery Sydney.
  • View the Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 21 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

In this senior role you will develop and manage the implementation of the national direct marketing programs as well as implement targeted national acquisition programs. This position will require the collaboration with the Associate Director of Marketing and Fundraising to create and drive new fundraising techniques that will improve The Foundation’s overall results. You will spearhead supporter engagement by overseeing supporter strategy and consult with various teams to improve customer service of new, ongoing and lapsed supporters. Additionally, high campaign results must be met with agreed measures and timeframes.

To be successful in this position, you must have extensive demonstrated direct marketing experience and at least 7 years of experience in a similar position. You will have a proven track record in strategic planning, linked to high income generation and the successful execution of major direct marketing campaigns in the not for profit sector. You will be an outstanding leader with experience managing teams across multiple projects and campaigns with a high degree of success. Critical to your success will be your exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and ability to draw out and analyse data to guide campaign strategy.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Apply here through the online application form. Please upload your resume and a 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate is appointed.

Governance Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy supporting a variety of roles?
  • Use your skills and expertise to improve of The Foundation’s governance systems and processes.
  • Full time permanent, based in Rosebery Sydney.
  • View the Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 21 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.

An exciting position to provide governance support, as well as high-level administrative support to the broader Office of the CEO team. This role will provide operational and administrative support, lead the planning and implementation of key initiatives and projects. Additionally, the position will also help to promote the awareness and compliance of governance requirements specifically relating to legal requirements, regulations, codes, policies, procedures and general governance issues relating to The Foundation’s work.

To be successful in this role, you will have an understanding of governance & compliance structures preferably in a global organization and an ability to build and manage strong business relationships particularly at Executive levels within and across a complex organisation. You will have advanced administrative skills, with proficiency in Microsoft office suite applications. Critical to your success will be your excellent interpersonal skills, good judgement in assessing the comparative significance of matters, exemplary written skills and the ability to meet conflicting deadlines. You will also be able to work autonomously in a fast paced, changing and dynamic work environment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Apply here through the online application form. Please upload your resume and a 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Applications close: 12th July 2015.

Senior Resource Mobilisation Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy working with a variety of teams across an organisation globally?
  • Coordinate and support quality funding proposal development.
  • Full time permanent, based in Rosebery Sydney.
  • View the Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 21 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

In this role you will develop materials and resources to support the implementation of the resource mobilisation strategy, through research and analysis of trends, opportunities and relevant information. You will coordinate strategic engagement and relationship development in line with The Foundation’s strategic expansion and program development. In this role you will build the capacity of regional and country staff through identification and development of relationships, and monitor the funding environment to identify and scope opportunities for income generation and partnerships with donors linking them to relevant projects.

To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge of bilateral and multilateral international donors. You will have had previous and demonstrated experience in international and community development and a track record for successfully developing winning proposals, in partnership with international and national organisations. Critical to your success will be your excellent interpersonal skills, exhibition of confidence in presentation and public speaking, exemplary written skills and the ability to meet 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 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Applications close: 12th July 2015.

Senior Resource Mobilisation Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy working with a variety of teams across an organisation globally?
  • Coordinate and support quality funding proposal development.
  • Full time permanent, based in Rosebery Sydney.
  • View the Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 21 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

In this role you will develop materials and resources to support the implementation of the resource mobilisation strategy, through research and analysis of trends, opportunities and relevant information. You will coordinate strategic engagement and relationship development in line with The Foundation’s strategic expansion and program development. In this role you will build the capacity of regional and country staff through identification and development of relationships, and monitor the funding environment to identify and scope opportunities for income generation and partnerships with donors linking them to relevant projects.

To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge of bilateral and multilateral international donors. You will have had previous and demonstrated experience in international and community development and a track record for successfully developing winning proposals, in partnership with international and national organisations. Critical to your success will be your excellent interpersonal skills, exhibition of confidence in presentation and public speaking, exemplary written skills and the ability to meet 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 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Applications close: 12th July 2015.

 

Direct Marketing Retention Manager

  • Lead a newly formed Retention team in a fast growing, dynamic team of marketing and fundraising innovators.
  • Develop and implement a world class donor development and retention program.
  • Full time permanent, based in Rosebery Sydney.
  • View the Job Description

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.

An exciting new position has been developed to lead a newly formed retention team, working as a part of Marketing and Fundraising. In this position you will be responsible for the continual development and strategic management of the national donor retention program portfolio, as well as the ability to develop strong relationships and negotiate with key suppliers to ensure we have a world class program. You will be responsible for fundraising development and innovation, maintaining contact with professional bodies and charity networks to identify and evaluate new opportunities. In addition, this position is accountable for database marketing and reporting including the close monitoring of performance of agencies to ensure campaign results are being met.

We are seeking a retention innovator, with a degree in marketing or fundraising with a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing highly successful retention and loyalty programs. You will be an energetic self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a diverse, busy and evolving team strong staff management experience. To be successful in this position, you will be creative and innovative in identifying and piloting new approaches, with proficiency in the planning and execution of long-term retention strategies. You will have excellent interpersonal 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 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Applications close: 5th July 2015.

Direct Marketing Acquisition Manager

  • Growing fundraising team with a reputation for excellence.
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment.
  • Permanent, full time position located in Rosebery, NSW.
  • View the Job Description

A new role has been developed, to 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. We are seeking, an energetic self-starter working with the highest level of integrity, and a passion for building and maintaining stakeholder relationships.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Apply here through the online application form. Please upload your resume and a 2-3 page cover letter addressing the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962.

Applications will remain open until the role is filled.

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