About the Role
Working as part of our Global Partnerships and Advocacy division, an exciting opportunity currently exists for a passionate Advocacy professional to directly help shape and drive the global agenda to end avoidable blindness. You will lead the planning, development and execution of a range of global advocacy initiatives and strengthen systemic advocacy capacity across the Foundation at regional and country levels, whilst facilitating communications and consultation initiatives with various internal and external stakeholder groups.
To be considered for this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification, strong demonstrated experience in a policy and advocacy related field and in undertaking advocacy campaigns. In this busy and varied role, you will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and collaboration, as well as the ability to manage diverse tasks, projects and stakeholders in an evolving and international environment. You will need to have outstanding research and writing skills, and demonstrate the ability to gather, analyse and translate complex information concisely into briefs on various subject matter. An ability to decipher complex political systems and turn issues into solvable problems, together with excellent communication skills and a positive disposition are also essential.
The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.
About the Organisation
• Bring your advocacy experience and research, analytical and systems thinking skills to help us deliver our global advocacy strategy
• Increase our global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness
Join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.
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