Careers

Why work with Lung Foundation Australia

A career with Lung Foundation Australia provides the opportunity to be part of a dedicated, experienced and friendly group of people who are passionate about making an impact for people of all ages with a lung disease, and their families, at every stage of the journey.

Whether you’re working directly with people living with a lung disease, or are in a vital office role, as a Lung Foundation Australia employee you will grow both personally and professionally.

A career with Lung Foundation Australia can offer you rewarding experiences, opportunities for advancement and the chance to make a difference in the lives of Australians living with or impacted by lung disease. We have an innovative and friendly culture that is guided by our values: evidence-based, patient centered, compassion, respect, collaboration.

Lung Foundation Australia ensures our employees are well supported, acknowledged and remunerated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year
  • Paid study, maternity and paternity leave
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service
  • Access to internal and external training and professional development opportunities and workplace mentoring
  • Workplace flexibility and balance including opportunities to work from home, job share for roles, and flexible working hours to accommodate family
  • Half yearly awards that recognise service, innovation and a commitment to living our values.

Recruitment process – what’s next?

Before applying for a role at Lung Foundation Australia, we encourage you to read our website to learn more about the organisation to ensure our values and culture are a good fit for you.

Our job advertisements contain a detailed position and selection criteria. We advise you to provide the following when making an application:

  • A one-page letter of introduction
  • A tailored resume; and
  • A statement (no more than three-pages) addressing the selection criteria (Skills, experience and qualifications)

What happens after your submitted your job application?

  • Your application is reviewed by the relevant contact person
  • A preliminary Skype interview may be held to assist with shortlisting
  • If shortlisted, you will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview
  • Referee and background checks will be contacted if you are a preferred applicant
  • If successful an Offer of Employment will be provided to you.

Current vacancies

Corporate Partnership Manager

Sydney, full time

Lung Foundation Australia is now seeking a proactive and creative Corporate Partnership Manager to join their dedicated team in on a full-time basis. This is a new national role that will be joining the recently established Sydney office, commencing in March 2019. Reporting to the General Manager Development, you will primarily be responsible for driving diversity of fundraising income streams and creating sustainable growth in corporate partnerships outside the pharmaceutical sector.

Find out more or apply, here.

General Manager Development

Sydney, full time

Lung Foundation Australia is now seeking an adaptable and resilient General Manager Development to join their dedicated team in on a full-time basis. This is a new Executive Leadership position with seven direct reports that will be joining the recently established Sydney office, commencing in March 2019. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will primarily be responsible for developing and driving the diversification of Lung Foundation Australia’s revenue streams, connecting with High Net Worth Individuals and raising awareness of Lung Foundation Australia around the country.

Find out more or apply, here.

Grants Manager

Sydney

Lung Foundation Australia now has an opportunity for a Grants Manager to join their dedicated team in the recently established Sydney office, commencing in March 2019. This position is being offered on a part-time (0.6 FTE) basis – you will ideally work 3 days per week, with days and hours to be negotiated prior to commencement.

Grant funding is an emerging fundraising and development activity that is part of the Lung Foundation’s development strategy, as the organisation shifts its focus to diversity of revenue and sustainability into the future. This position will see you responsible for all aspects of grants management across the organisation.

Find out more or apply, here.