The Susan McKinnon Foundation is made up of talented professionals who are focused on enhancing the capability and effectiveness of our democratic institutions and government.

If you enjoy challenging and fulfilling work that contributes to advancing the lives of Australians and thrive on working with inspirational and influential stakeholders, we would love to talk with you.

Be a part of an innovative, visionary and supportive team that operates in a purpose-driven environment.

Our Culture

Excellence

We truly believe in being excellent at everything we do.

Pride

We’re proud of our culture – where fresh ideas are encouraged and collaboration is key.

Accountability

We are accountable and always operate with integrity.

High expectations

We have high expectations of the commitment and capability of each member of our team.

Humble

We are humble – we have a strong desire to learn, to get feedback and to improve.

Take chances

We take chances – but we do not bet the farm.

Lean

We are lean, work efficiently and always focus on outcomes.

CAREERS_Excellence

Excellence

We truly believe in being excellent at everything we do.

CAREERS_Pride

Pride

We’re proud of our culture – where fresh ideas are encouraged and collaboration is key.

CAREERS_Accountability

Accountability

We are accountable and always operate with integrity.

CAREERS_High-expectations

High expectations

We have high expectations of the commitment and capability of each member of our team.

CAREERS_Humble

Humble

We are humble – we have a strong desire to learn, to get feedback and to improve.

CAREERS_Take-Chances

Take chances

We take chances – but we do not bet the farm.

CAREERS_Lean

Lean

We are lean, work efficiently and always focus on outcomes.

Why choose Susan McKinnon Foundation?

We are purpose-driven: working with the Foundation means you can meaningfully contribute to shaping the future direction of governments and policy. Our team is energetic and supportive and our work is fast-paced, intellectually stimulating and highly fulfilling. If you’re searching for your next challenge that makes an impact, get in touch.

Current Opportunities

We’re looking for people that share our unique passion for empowering democracy. Explore the Foundation’s current opportunities.

Job title

Location

Role type

Location: NSW/ACT
Role Type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne (preferred)
Role Type: Full-Time

We’re always interested in hearing from talented people who share our passions. We might not currently be advertising for a role that speaks to your experience, but if you’re interested in working with us, please submit a CV and cover letter to careers@susanmckinnon.org.au and we'll be happy to take a look.

Our Team

The Foundation’s team is made up of highly dedicated and talented professionals, who are all striving to deliver pragmatic, tangible progress in the long-term interests of the Australian community.

Grant Rule

Co-founder

Sophie Oh

Co-founder

Daniel Morris

Chief Financial Officer

Sam Mellett

Director

Interested in joining our team?