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Working at Redkite is more than a job

Helping families take on their child’s cancer is tough, but it’s also rewarding. Work with us and you’ll be changing lives.

For more than 35 years we have had a single purpose: to be a lifeline for families facing their child’s cancer. When you work for Redkite, you are part of a highly skilled, driven and experienced team who are determined to make sure that no matter where a family lives in Australia, they can receive Redkite support.

Why Join us?

Salary packaging

We offer a salary packaging scheme to reduce your taxable income and increase your take-home pay.

Leave benefits

In addition to standard leave entitlements, you have the option to purchase additional annual leave and have access to Redkite Wellbeing Days.

Work-life balance

We believe that work-life balance means more than just flexibility. It’s a culture that leaves space for family, community, and finding meaning in activities beyond work.

Health promoting workplace

We are regularly implementing ways to enhance our physical and mental wellbeing in the workplace.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is a free, confidential independent counselling service offered to all members of the Redkite team.

The recruitment process

We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include: interviews, references, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed .

We also screen to make sure that anyone who joins Redkite is aligned to our values and our commitment to child safety (you can read our child safety statement here).

Current opportunities

Current Opportunities

Ready to join the team? Below are the roles currently available at Redkite. If you have any questions about working for us or about the roles below, please email us at careers@redkite.org.au

  • Full time, fixed term contract until 4 March 2022
  • An ideal entry-level role for the not-for-profit sector
  • Regular travel with on the ground, face to face engagement with Redkite’s corporate partners’ team members

The role:

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator plays an integral role in engaging with Redkite’s biggest corporate partners, including the Coles Group. This role will see you playing a critical relationship
management role within the Coles partnership team as well as involvement in other partnership activities as required.

This role involves regular travel, suiting proactive candidates with excellent time management skills who enjoy meeting new people. Essential to success will be the ability to work and travel independently, while also contributing to a supportive and collaborative interstate team. You will be the main point of contact for Coles team members, organise regular visits to Coles stores and sites
and be the ‘voice’ for Redkite. This role is also responsible for supporting the development and execution of key fundraising campaigns with the Coles Group and other corporate partners as required.

While prior not-for-profit fundraising experience is advantageous, this is an ideal entry-level role for the not-for-profit sector. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and grow your career by stepping into a challenging and varied role.

About you:

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Aptitude for, or preferably proven experience in, building strong and authentic relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.
  • Proven experience delivering presentations to external stakeholders with the ability to adjust in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to develop and adapt communications to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable high-level phone and email communications.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple tasks with shifting and short deadlines and changing circumstances
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, confidence with internet and email and ability to understand and use a CRM database.
  • Proven success working collaboratively as a part of a team to build and improve processes, to share learnings and ideas, and to learn from teammates.
  • Current full driver’s license.

To Apply:

So, if you are ready to hit the ground running then don’t delay and apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Applications Close: 30 April 2021

The role:

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator plays an integral role in engaging with Redkite’s biggest corporate partners, including the Coles Group. This role will see you playing a critical relationship management role within the Coles partnership team as well as involvement in other partnership activities as required.

This role involves regular travel, suiting proactive candidates with excellent time management skills who enjoy meeting new people. Essential to success will be the ability to work and travel independently, while also contributing to a supportive and collaborative interstate team. You will be the main point of contact for Coles team members, organise regular visits to Coles stores and sites
and be the ‘voice’ for Redkite. This role is also responsible for supporting the development and execution of key fundraising campaigns with the Coles Group and other corporate partners as required.

While prior not-for-profit fundraising experience is advantageous, this is an ideal entry level role for the not-for-profit sector. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and grow your career by stepping into a challenging and varied role.

About you:

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Aptitude for, or preferably proven experience in, building strong and authentic relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.
  • Proven experience delivering presentations to external stakeholders with the ability to adjust in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to develop and adapt communications to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable high level phone and email communications.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple tasks with shifting and short deadlines and changing circumstances
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, confidence with internet and email and ability to understand and use a CRM database.
  • Proven success working collaboratively as a part of team to build and improve processes, to share learnings and ideas, and to learn from teammates.
  • Current full driver’s license.

To Apply:

So, if you are ready to hit the ground running then don’t delay and apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Applications Close: 23 March 2021

  • Develop and contribute to an impressive corporate partnership portfolio in Australia!
  • 12-month contract position, maternity leave cover
  • Make a tangible difference to the lives of children with cancer and their families

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a passionate and results driven organisation. Redkite has an impressive portfolio of corporate partners with many exciting opportunities to develop new relationships. Partners become part of the Redkite family and are managed with a professional, strategic and personal approach.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Partnerships Manager, the Partnerships Manager is responsible for:

  • Growing and nurturing existing corporate partnerships through excellent relationship management.
  • Developing and securing new partnerships.
  • Supporting the development and execution of Redkite’s signature fundraising campaigns and/or events.
  • Managing key internal and external relationships, including Redkite’s Queensland Regional Council.
  • Budget, pipeline and data/CRM management

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had some experience in fundraising, business or marketing. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications or experience in fundraising, business, or marketing
  • Proven account and strategic relationship management experience and success in driving new revenue
  • Demonstrated success in supporting fundraising events in areas such as sponsorship and campaign management.
  • Pipeline and budget management experience with proven results in meeting and exceeding revenue targets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create and deliver mutually beneficial partnership proposals and/or grant applications, 

To Apply:

So, if you are ready to hit the ground running then don’t delay and apply now as applications will be reviewed on an immediate basis!

Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Applications close 17th March 2021


Redkite is committed to child safety. We follow clear and transparent recruitment practices which include; references, interviews, psychometric testing and Working with Children & National Police Checks relevant to the state in which staff will be employed. At every stage of the recruitment process we undertake thorough screening to ensure that anyone that joins the team aligns with our values and our commitment to child safety.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Digital & Graphic Designer is our brand champion, where you are responsible for the design and production of the visual resources and campaigns that build the Redkite brand and, in turn, support families facing childhood cancer. 

Applications close: 10 February 2021

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing the key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Reporting to the Snr Social Worker – Team Lead, this full-time role will provide intake, assessment, psychosocial support and therapeutic counselling to children and young people (up to 18 yr) with a diagnosis of cancer, their families and support networks. 

In addition, this role may be involved in the planning and delivery of both telephone based and face to face support groups.

So, if you are ready to hit the ground running then don’t delay and apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

Applications Close: 5pm, Monday 8th March 2021

As our Media Specialist, you will be tasked with building, protecting and positioning the Redkite brand as a critical lifeline for families facing childhood in the media, sector and government.

Applications close: 10 February 2021

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing the key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

As our Senior Marketing Coordinator (Services), you have the critical role of ensuring that the families who need us know what support they can access and how to access it, whenever and wherever they need it.

Applications close: 10 February 2021

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing the key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

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