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.


Donor Retention Coordinator

  • Growing fundraising team with a reputation for excellence
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment
  • Located in Rosebery

Come and 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.

A rare and exciting opportunity exists for a Donor Retention Coordinator, to provide support and assistance to the assisting the National Direct Marketing Specialist and Marketing and Fundraising team with the planning, implementation and growth of The Foundation's national Donor retention programs.  You will assist in the planning and delivery of donor development, retention and reactivation campaigns across single and monthly giving donors.

To be successful in this role you will have a graduate degree in a related field and proven track record in supporting the successful execution of major marketing campaigns. You will be an excellent project coordinator, have outstanding attention to detail and superior organisational skills.  In addition, you will work with the highest level of integrity and have a passion for building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Previous experience within the NGO sector is desirable but not essential.

How to apply & who to contact

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

Applications close: 6th April 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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