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Fundraising Coordinator - Single Giving - Flexible Location

The Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Do you want to do work that really matters? Help us end avoidable blindness
  • Full time, Permanent Role based in Sydney (Flexible work from home arrangements available)


The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight. This year marks The Foundation’s 30th anniversary of carrying on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as Australia.

The Foundation has restored sight to more than 2.5 million people worldwide. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.


You will be a passionate fundraiser, with excellent attention to detail. You will have strong written communication skills. You will also have strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to manage multiple suppliers. You will be data driven, with strong excel skills, able to take complex data, create reports monitor campaigns and keep track of team expenditure.

Further, you will have strong project management skills, combined with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. Finally, you will be a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to work to strict deadlines.


The Acquisition Coordinator - Single Giving is responsible for the planning, implementation, and growth of The Foundation's national cash acquisition donor programs. This role will provide support to the planning and delivery of donor acquisition campaigns, across direct mail and digital engagement. It will also be responsible of monitoring and providing administrative support for all acquisition programs.


  • Lead the single giving donor acquisition campaigns, including direct mail appeals, unaddressed mail and other direct response acquisition programs. Assist in providing data briefs to both internal and external data providers.
  • Support the set-up and piloting of new acquisition projects and campaigns to help achieve ambitious new donor growth targets. Including the development and updated of collateral for all relevant acquisition programs, working with agencies, mail houses, data suppliers, designers, and copywriters.
  • Coordinate all Acquisition reporting across campaigns by closely monitoring results, expenditure against budget and provide key recommendations to improve results.
  • Provide admin support for Face to Face, including collateral, location approvals, training, and complaints process; and other regular giving acquisition programs, such as telemarketing, digital, and other projects as required.
  • Contribute to cross-team collaboration in new Data Transformation Project supporting multichannel attribution, across the Direct Marketing, Digital and Data & Donations teams.
  • Effectively manage key stakeholders’ relationships with external suppliers, agencies and across The Foundation.
  • Provide general administrative and reporting support to the Acquisition and Direct Marketing team as required.
  • Other tasks as requested by your manager.


  • Previous Direct Marketing experience. Particularly in Direct Mail appeals.
  • Demonstrated marketing experience within a similar role.
  • Ability to collate and understand campaign reports and budgets.
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines managing multiple projects and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles.


Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:

  • Generous salary packaging - we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.
  • Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.
  • Generous leave allowances – we offer time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave, paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; and an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”.
  • Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to Linkedin Learning and focused development conversations.

To find out more about our benefits click here


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Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at employment@hollows.org using the subject line: Fundraising Coordinator - Single Giving - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential conversation.

Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

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. The Foundation is also committed to protecting the health of our beneficiaries, donors and partners and require incumbents of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (except where medical conditions may make vaccination harmful to their health).

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