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Work with us

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.

Redkite’s latest job vacancies are advertised on SEEK and can be found here. If you have any questions about working for us or about the roles below, please email us at careers@redkite.org.au

  • Join our passionate and driven fundraising team making a difference for families facing childhood cancer
  • Permanent Part-time – Ideal entry level role for the not-for-profit sector
  • Use your fab people skills to build exceptional partner relationships in this rewarding role

The role:

Redkite is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Corporate Partnerships Coordinator who enjoys connecting and engaging with people. This rewarding role is a key liaison with some of Redkite’s biggest corporate partners, including the community team at the Coles Group. This role will see you develop key relationships and implement engagement strategies and activities with corporate partners in Western Australia.

This role would suit a candidate with excellent time This role would suit a candidate with excellent time management skills with the ability to work independently and respond quickly to bring new ideas and activities to life. You will be part of a supportive and collaborative national team and have a passion for meeting new people. You will be the main point of contact for Coles Group team members, organise regular visits to Coles stores and Coles Express sites and be the ‘voice’ for Redkite when you’re out and about visiting our partners.

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

About you:

The successful candidate should demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Experience in building positive and authentic relationships with internal and external stakeholders with the ability to quickly build rapport.
  • Capability to deliver presentations within both formal and informal settings and learn to speak confidently about Redkite and its work.
  • Ability to develop and adapt communications to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to enable phone and email communications.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple tasks with shifting and short deadlines
  • Confidence with creative platforms, 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 with own car.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.


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.

  • Join one of Australia’s most respected and innovative Corporate Partnerships teams at an incredibly exciting time for Redkite
  • Full-Time Permanent position based in Melbourne with opportunity for hybrid working
  • Use your partnerships expertise to make a tangible difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

The Corporate Partnerships Manager (VIC, NSW & SA) is a talented and highly motivated professional responsible for driving revenue and creating sustainable growth from Redkite existing corporate partners, as well as securing new partners in Victoria, NSW and SA.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone with solid experience in corporate partnerships, relationship management or business development in a fundraising or corporate setting. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in relationship management role (major gifts, corporate, new business or account management)
  • Experience working in fundraising, corporate partnerships and/or new business development.
  • Demonstrated success in tailored building relationships and multi- tiered connections.
  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills for proposals and stewardship reports
  • Demonstrated success working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, maintaining a high-level of detail and accuracy
  • Strong relationship building skills and excellent interpersonal skills with an authentic warm and professional approach.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to represent Redkite at external events, including occasional travel interstate, evening and weekend commitments.
  • Using databases to support day to day activities
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Willingness to work and travel interstate outside of business hours

Desirable:

• Experience working with Board of Directors and managing relationships at C-suite level.
• Experience using a fundraising (CRM) database to support fundraising activity and analysis.
• Tertiary level fundraising, communications, business management qualifications or similar.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please apply via SEEK and be sure to include a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV. Please address any questions to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against COVID-19.


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.

  • Great location in Surry Hills surrounded by cafes and close to public transport
  • Full time 6 Months Contract
  • Not-for-profit Salary Packaging and Hybrid work Benefits Available

The role:

The National Events Manager is responsible for the effective management, delivery and execution of the logistics of Redkite’s corporate, community-based and donor development events held across Australia in support of children and young adults with cancer and their families. The goal of this key position is to work with the wider fundraising team and our supporters to drive planning, logistics, efficiencies and support income generation across all events for Redkite. The role reports to the GM Fundraising.

This is a full-time maximum term contract for 6 months based in Redkite’s Sydney office. Some interstate travel is required for this role and occasional after hours and weekend work.

About you:

You’ll have:

  • Experience in delivering complex events with key stakeholder involvement
  • Effective logistics, communication and management coordination capabilities
  • Experience in tracking and reporting on expenditure targets
  • Tertiary qualifications in not-for-profit studies, communications, marketing or business or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work to deadlines and juggle priorities in a busy environment 

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please apply via SEEK and be sure to include a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV. Please address any questions to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against COVID-19.


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.

  • Join one of Australia’s most respected and innovative Corporate Partnerships teams at an incredibly exciting time for Redkite
  • Full-Time Permanent position based in Brisbane with opportunity for hybrid working
  • Use your business development and partnerships expertise to make a tangible difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

The Corporate Partnerships Manager – Business Development is a talented and highly motivated professional responsible for securing long term sustainable corporate partnerships for Redkite. The role is responsible for developing the new business pipeline, creating unique and mutually beneficial propositions for prospective partners, and securing new partnerships in the Queensland market. The role requires a considered approach with ability to deliver on fundraising targets.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone with solid experience in business development or corporate partnerships in a fundraising setting. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • 2-3 years’ demonstrated experience of new business development and achieving revenue targets in either corporate or philanthropic fundraising
  • Experience working in fundraising, new business development and/or corporate partnerships
  • Experience with the execution of a new business strategy and moves management against a sales pipeline
  • Proven sales and negotiating skills
  • Proven track record in preparing and pitching proposals to senior executives to secure corporate partnerships
  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills for proposals and stewardship reports
  • Demonstrated success working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, maintaining a high-level of detail and accuracy
  • Ability to think creatively to develop unique and mutually beneficial partnership proposals
  • Strong relationship building skills and excellent interpersonal skills with an authentic warm and professional approach.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to represent Redkite at external events, including occasional travel interstate, evening and weekend commitments.
  • Using databases to support day to day activities
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Willingness to work and travel interstate outside of business hours

Desirable

  • Experience working with Board of Directors and managing relationships at C-suite level.
  • Experience using a fundraising (CRM) database to support fundraising activity and analysis.
  • Tertiary levelfundraising, communications, business management qualifications or similar.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against COVID-19.


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.

  • Join one of Australia’s most respected and innovative Corporate Partnerships teams at an incredibly exciting time for Redkite
  • Full-Time permanent position based in Perth with opportunity for hybrid working
  • Use your partnerships expertise to make a tangible difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

The Partnerships Development Manager – WA is a talented and highly motivated professional responsible for driving revenue and creating sustainable growth from Redkite existing corporate partners, philanthropic donors, as well as securing new partners/donors in Western Australia. The role requires an ability to deliver on fundraising targets.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone with solid experience in corporate partnerships, relationship management or business development in a fundraising or corporate setting. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a relationship management role (major gifts, corporate partnerships, new business or account management)
  • Experience working in fundraising, corporate partnerships and/or new business development.
  • Demonstrated success in tailored building relationships and multi- tiered connections.
  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills for proposals and stewardship reports
  • Demonstrated success working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, maintaining a high-level of detail and accuracy
  • Strong relationship building skills and excellent interpersonal skills with an authentic warm and professional approach.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to represent Redkite at external events, including occasional travel interstate, evening and weekend commitments.
  • Using databases to support day to day activities
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Current full driver’s license
  • Willingness to work and travel interstate outside of business hours

Desirable

  • Experience working with Board of Directors and managing relationships at C-suite level.
  • Experience using a fundraising (CRM) database to support fundraising activity and analysis.
  • Tertiary level fundraising, communications, business management qualifications or similar.

To Apply:

If you’re ready to hit the ground running, apply now! Please send a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV to careers@redkite.org.au.

We’ll be checking applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against COVID-19.


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.

  • Excellent opportunity to support the friendly and supportive team at one of Australia’s most respected national charities
  • Part time permanent position (0.6 FTE) offering benefits including salary packaging options
  • Use your administration skills to make a tangible difference to the lives of families facing childhood cancer

The role:

The National Office Administrator role will focus on providing facilities and administrative support to Redkite and its team in its mission to support children with cancer and their families.

The National Office Administrator reports to the National Office Manager and the role will be part time based in the National Office in Sydney.

About you:

The position is ideal for someone who has had some experience in Customer Service and Administrative Support. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Office Administration and/or Facilities support
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and maintaining business systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting multiple office locations.
  • Experience in supporting technology i.e., phone systems, video conferencing set up and general IT support.
  • Excellent organisational skills demonstrating a high attention to detail with the ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience, a strong work ethic and a positive approach.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.
  • A calm, professional and respectful demeanour
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Strong administration and IT skills including proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint at intermediate level.

Desirable

  • Experience using CRM systems/databases, preferably Salesforce

To Apply:

Please apply via SEEK and be sure to include a cover letter addressing the above key criteria as well as a CV. We’ll be responding to suitable candidates in the week beginning 23 May, so please get in touch before then.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are warmly encouraged to apply.

Redkite has a commitment to safeguarding our team members and the vulnerable community members we work with. In line with this, we expect all team members to be at least double vaccinated against COVID-19.


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.

About Redkite:

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it affects the whole family. In the daunting and unpredictable experience that follows diagnosis, a child needs as much stability and support from their family as possible. Redkite is a lifeline for families, providing real emotional, financial and practical support. Because holding it together when your child’s life is in question can feel impossible.

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