The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe Employer. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and the successful recruitment, development and retention of staff is vital to the services we provide to people living with epilepsy and their families. We work towards an inclusive culture and environment that is conducive to personal growth, achievement and the highest ethical standards.

Our Organisational Code of Conduct for working with Children and Young People are some of the ways we put our values into practice. It’s built around the recognition that everything we do in connection with our work at the Epilepsy Foundation will, and should, be measured against the highest possible standards of ethical conduct. Our commitment to the highest standards helps us recruit highly capable people, build services and attract loyal supporters. Trust and mutual respect among staff is the foundation of our Code, and is something we need to work towards every day.

You can download our Code of Conduct Agreement, Salary Packaging Employee Information Booklet and Fair Work Information Statement, using the links below.

As positions become available, they will be advertised here. See below for current positions vacant. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Epilepsy Foundation.

Business Development & Partnership Lead, 1.0 FTE

  • Permanent role – negotiable
  • Mix of remote/onsite hybrid workplace
  • Free onsite parking in Surrey Hills, Vic
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities

Who we are

The Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to reducing the impact of epilepsy on people’s lives. Our Vision is to ensure that people with epilepsy have equitable access to education and employment, feel safe and connected in their community and no longer die from their epilepsy.

About you

You have the confidence to drive epilepsy education and training service revenue results by identifying, developing and securing new business opportunities by generating leads and sales through maintaining strong customer relationships.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and influencing skills with the ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships across a diverse group of stakeholders
  • The ability to build effective networks and partnerships with customers within government, relevant organisations and other service providers
  • Ability to develop and execute a business development strategy, including the responsibility for establishing a business plan and meeting revenue and sales targets. Work as part of a team and manage competing demands
  • Impeccable personal standards in representing the Epilepsy Foundation.


Some of your responsibilities include (refer to the Position Description for the full list of Key Responsibilities)

 Developing and executing a business development strategy including responsibility for establishing a business plan, its implementation and meeting revenue/sales targets

  • Developing and managing positive relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Developing and supporting partnerships with large organisations including the administration of contractual agreements and licences.
  • Analysing customer data in order to develop and execute strategies to deepen our relationships (existing and new) within the disability, education, aged care and workplace verticals.
  • Improving our revenue per customer by understanding their long term needs and rewarding commitment to the Epilepsy Smart concept.

Even if you don’t think you meet all our criteria, you might just possess the right cultural-adding qualities for the Epilepsy Foundation so please feel free to submit an application – we’d love to hear from you. For more information, contact Lisa Wait:

Closing date for applications: Applications close at 11.59 pm, Sunday 25th February.

How to apply:

Shortlisting occurs as applications arrive and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The Epilepsy Foundation reserves the right to close this role to new applications prior to the closing date The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer and a child safe organisation.

The Epilepsy Foundation is a culturally safe environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply. Obtaining satisfactory safety checks before commencing employment is mandatory for working at the Epilepsy Foundation.


Epilepsy Foundation is an EEO employer and child safe organisation.


You can find out more about the Epilepsy Foundation’s organisational structure by watching the video below.

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