Jobs at LIFE


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Production Manager - LIFE Central

Position Summary:

The team at LIFE are looking for a Production Manager to lead live production at our Central Auckland Campus. Production at LIFE includes a few different disciplines of live production including audio, lighting, Live TV/broadcast, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics. This is a permanent, full-time role, with a Sunday-Thursday work pattern.

The Role:

Reporting to LIFE’s Production Manager, this is a key role with significant responsibility for production at our LIFE Central Campus. This role manages a large team of production staff and volunteers within the Campus and works with the Creative Team to ensure the strategic goals of LIFE are fulfilled.

Campus duties include:

  • Overseeing the production staff at LIFE Central
  • Overseeing the production volunteers (Audio/Lighting/VFX/Live Video) at LIFE Central
  • Responsibility for the health of the Production Team volunteers at LIFE Central
  • Responsibility for the training of the Production Team at LIFE Central.

Technical duties include:

  • Providing support and maintenance for production equipment (Audio/Lighting/Live Video/VFX) at LIFE Central
  • Working with the Creative Team responsible for Sunday services and events.

You:

If you have experience in live production and team management, this could be the job for you. The successful candidate would have a broad knowledge across a range of disciplines with senior level experience in audio, specifically in broadcast and live audio engineering.

A core audio skill base would include experience with:

  • Dante/Audinate protocols and system design
  • ClearCom protocols and system design
  • Broadcast Audio standards and integrations
  • Cloud based IP video integration
  • Midas console design and maintenance
  • Yamaha console design and maintenance
  • D&B Systems design and maintenance
  • Post Audio Editing in both stereo and 7.1 surround
  • Pro Tools tracking/editing/mastering

Additionally, being supportive of the vision and values of our faith-based organisation will be a key component in assessing suitability for this role.
A tertiary degree in any production-related discipline is required, along with broad industry experience in production.

Location: LIFE Central, Mount Eden, Auckland

Work type: Permanent, Full-time

Post date: 16 April 2021

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Executive Personal Assistant

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Executive Personal Assistant. This role is managing a busy schedule which incorporates email and diary management, meeting support (including quarterly board meetings) and project administration.

The Role:

This is a varied role, requiring a high level of personal initiative, integrity and an ability to operate autonomously. Skills in building strong internal relationships and effective personal time management are essential. You will be a ‘people person’, highly organised and relish a hands-on involvement in supporting the wider leadership team.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Calendar Management
  • Communication and Filing
  • Reporting and Administration
  • Finance
  • Project Administration

 

You:

The ideal candidate will be experienced, with a high level of personal initiative and integrity and an ability to operate autonomously. Skills in building strong internal relationships and effective personal time management are essential.
This position requires:

Education

  • Tertiary Business Qualification (preferred)

Experience

  • Support roles (EA / PA, Finance Administrator)
  • Project Administration
  • Highly organized, experience with planning, budgeting, administration and board reporting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Professional

  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the English language and advanced written communication skills

 

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mount Eden, Auckland

Work type: Full-time

Post date: 16 April 2021

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

LIFE Community Food Initiatives Manager

Position Summary:

This exciting, newly-established role is responsible for the growth and management of all LIFE Community’s food-related initiatives.

The Role:

Reporting to the LIFE Community Initiatives Manager, this full-time position is responsible for the growth, development and day-to-day management of 7 LIFE Community Kitchens (formerly known as LIFE Soup Kitchens) across Auckland, the Healthy Lunches programme in schools and the identification, launch and roll out of future food-related opportunities.
LIFE Community is working to reduce food insecurity, reverse the cycle of poverty within families of Tamaki Makaurau as it brings help and hope to individuals, whanau and communities in our city.

Duties include identifying sources of funding, oversight of operations, staff and volunteer mobilisation and coordination, achievement of agreed goals and KPI’s. A key responsibility is the building and maintaining of relationships with community partners and key external and internal stakeholders.

This position is responsible for a team which comprises a Catering Manager and multiple chefs who will be collectively responsible for creating menus, ordering food, preparing meals and delivering meals to the different locations such as LIFE Community Kitchens locations and schools.

You:

Through a passion and drive to see people’s lives impacted, you will carry responsibility to see our food-related initiatives develop further and expand across Auckland.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the workings of a charity, community agency or an organisation providing social services.
We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a heart for people in need and a passion for providing initiatives that help communities.
  • Has a capacity to lead a diverse team comprising volunteers, catering staff and resource from partner organisations.
  • Is entrepreneurial and business -minded in terms of the required interface with funding agencies, external stakeholders and in seeking out new opportunities to reduce food insecurity through robust, sustainable food initiatives
  • Has strong administration skills, an excellent grasp of English, an ability to work under pressure and with good attention to detail.
  • Has a warm, approachable personality capable of maintaining and building relationships in the community being served and with partner organisations.
  • Is familiar with Maori and Pasifika culture and language.
  • Has a tertiary qualification in a related discipline such as business, social work or management (preferred, not required).

 

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mount Eden

Work type: Full-time

Post date: 31 March 2021

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and if you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Art Director

Position Summary:

The Communications team at LIFE are looking for an out-of-the-box creative leader to join the team as an Art Director.

The Role:

As the Art Director you have the responsibility of shaping the look and feel of LIFE’s creative Communications as well as conceptualizing campaign ideas that have the potential to change lives. You will be leading the Content and Design teams to shape the perspective of our brands outside our four walls as well as activating and empowering our internal audiences and congregation.

You know how to use creativity to move people and communicate powerful messages. In this role, you will be using your leadership and creativity to provide creative direction for communications at LIFE. You will be responsible for leading the creative aspect of communications and marketing forward, to reflect (and ultimately, exceed!) industry standards. You are a big picture thinker with an eye on the detail. In your role as Art Director, you will be conceptualizing campaigns that are more than just “cool ideas”, but that are more importantly, effective.

You will have a broad understanding of creative disciplines and can speak the language of design, video, digital, social and project management. Your strategic instinct will help you to understand the strengths of each media and curate the campaign and message accordingly. You know how to lead people and get the best out of them. You’re capable of juggling your workload with a large team as well as leading them towards creating their best work yet.

You:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, flexible, be a team player with a collaborative spirit and know instinctively what engages people. We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for creativity and has experienced first-hand the influence of your creativity to shape conversations, challenge perspectives and bring change.
  • Is a highly-skilled multitasker and has had experience in managing creative teams to successfully lead them towards creating their best work, delivered on time.
  • Is a people person with strong interpersonal skills and an innate ability to “herd cats” – keeping the content and design teams on track with timelines.
  • Can direct blue-sky thinking brainstorms with intentionality and can pick out the gold in creative sessions.
  • Understands the ins and outs of marketing and advertising strategy and how creativity drives communication goals and objectives.
  • Has Creative Industry experience and instinctively understands best practice across a broad range of media in creative communications
  • Always has an eye on the trends and can use well-formed, insightful data as inspiration.
  • Has an excellent command of English and pride yourself on excellence in writing, even when typing on your phone.

Location: LIFE HQ

Work type: Permanent Full Time

Post date: 29 September 2020

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and get back to you when we return from our annual closedown, 11 January 2021 . If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

 

Graphic Designer

Position Summary:

The Communications team at LIFE are looking for a mid to senior-level Graphic Designer with a passion for visual communication to join their team as a Designer.

The Role:

As the Designer, you will be leading the charge for visual design at LIFE and across our four focus initiatives. You might literally judge books by their cover, but that’s because you believe that design makes a difference! You know that it’s more than making things look good, good design is about communicating a message that moves people.

In this role, your creativity will be instrumental in shaping and challenging the perspective of our brands outside our four walls. You believe that your skills and talents aren’t just artistry but they are ministry.

You are a people person, determined to get the best out of those around you and you will be working with a team of designers to produce your best work. You can keep many plates spinning at once and are able to balance your workload without compromising creativity. You know how to rally people around you and your vision whether they’re colleagues or volunteers. You understand that the best creative processes require collaboration, and you’re comfortable giving and receiving feedback to get the best result for the brief.

You:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, flexible, be a team player with a collaborative spirit and know instinctively what engages people. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is driven by a strong creative/innovation instinct. Creative by nature and always looking for new ways to do familiar things. They will have a strong instinct to stay ahead of design trends.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has a huge capacity and loves the adrenaline rush of meeting deadlines.
  • Has a strong understanding of what makes good design across different media and platforms, especially digital and social media best practices.
  • Understands the ins and outs of printing procedures, including correct format for files to pre-press.

Location: LIFE HQ

Work type: Permanent, Full or Part Time options considered

Post date: 29 September 2020

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and get back to you when we return from our annual closedown, 11 January 2021 . If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

 

Video Editor

Position Summary:

The Film and Television Department are looking for a video editor with a passion for creativity and storytelling. We’d love you to join this team of enthusiastic, talented people committed to their craft and providing fresh perspectives across all areas of church.

The Role:

You will share the responsibility of outworking the post-production phase of video content for LIFE projects, including community initiatives, marketing campaigns and large scale church events. This will include story construction, sound design, graphics and colour grading. All work is carried out on Adobe Premier Pro edit software and a thorough understanding of this platform is required. The role will include opportunities to contribute to pre-production and production stages of each project.
Your creativity will be instrumental in shaping and challenging the perspective of church inside and outside our four walls. Your ideas will also help to encourage and empower our church congregation to understand their purpose and call in life (and LIFE!).
You:
The ideal candidate will have a strong blend of both creative and technical abilities. They will be innovative in their processes, adhere to projected timelines and bring a fresh approach to both visual and audio elements of each project. We are looking for someone who:

• Keeps on the leading edge of cultural, industry and tech trends in order to create content that people want to engage with
• Is driven by a strong creative/innovation instinct
• The ability to operate a camera is preferred.
• Understands the value of storytelling
• Solid understanding of the production process

Location: LIFE HQ, Mount Eden, Auckland
Work type: Full-time
Post date: 13 April 2021
Close date: 30 April 2021

LIFE Venues Technical Events Liaison

Position Summary:

The Production team at LIFE are looking for an experienced Events Technical Liaison, who will help to maintain the company’s existing relationships with clients and potential clients.

The Role:

As the Technical Events Liaison, you will be working in the Production team and LIFE Venues team. The key areas of the role include:

  • Representing the Production Department at client meetings, assess requirements, assist LIFE Venues team in providing quotes.
  • Work with Production Manager to assess staffing requirements and roster staff for events as required.
  • Direct support events as an operator or technical director as applicable.
  • Manage relationships with sub contractors for both equipment and labor.
  • Manage production logistics between Sunday Church events and LIFE Venues events.
  • As LIFE Venues work load allows, assist  the wider production department.
  • Maintaining and building relationships with sub contractors for both equipment and labor.

You:

We are looking for someone who has min of 3 years experience in similar roles. It is important that you have strong relationship building skills and a warmth and excellent communication skills.

Location: LIFE HQ

Work type: Full Time

Post date: 14 January 2021

Close date: 30 April 2021

What to expect:

After you have applied

You will receive an email acknowledging your application. We will review your application and get back to you as soon as we can . If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the hiring manager and invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

 



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