Jobs at LIFE


Join the team! Check out the vacancies below.

Requests for further details about our advertised roles or general expressions of interest can be sent to [email protected]

HR Coordinator

Position Summary:

This is an opportunity for a recently qualified HR professional, with 12-18 months experience, to join our expanding People & Culture team at LIFE. Reporting to the Corporate Communications Manager & ultimately the People & Culture Executive, this role will be a blend of administrative and advisory functions across the CLCA Trust Board Group.

The Role:

As the HR Coordinator, you will act as the first point of contact for many People & Culture related functions, with areas of responsibility including:

  • Advertising job vacancies and analysing position descriptions
  • Administration of Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding processes
  • Maintaining employee records and documentations associated with the HRIS system
  • Performance Reviews
  • Training and learning development
  • Advising on employment relations matters

You:

The ideal candidate for this position will uphold the vision and values of LIFE and understand the nature and expectations of being part of the church staff team. They will be confident and approachable in an office environment, a clear communicator with a passion for the People and Culture function. You will also have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Human Resource Management, Psychology, Business)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of employment legislation, Employment Relations Act, Health & Safety at Work Act, Holidays Act and so on
  • Strong attention to detail and be a confident Microsoft Office user
  • 12-18 months’ experience in a People & Culture role

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mt Eden
Work type:  Full-Time

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].

Production Assistant - LIFE North

Position Summary:

LIFE is looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Production Assistant to join the LIFE production team. This is a part-time role based at the North campus, assisting the Production Manager with all production duties as requires.  This includes but is not limited to, leading, and managing volunteer teams, training volunteers, operating equipment, maintenance of equipment, and administrative support as required.  Successful applicants will have a heart to serve the church, love seeing people grow and develop and be passionate about employing audio visual technology as part of Sunday services and events.

The Role:

The role is key to supporting the outworking on the production department functions. The key outputs of the role are:

  • Manage Rosters of volunteer teams as required by the Production manager
  • Operate equipment as required by the Production manager
  • Assist in maintenance of equipment
  • Ensure technical systems are maintained and continue to meet the needs of campus activities at LIFE North
  • Manage LIFE North Production operational budget

You:

You will have the ability to hit the ground running and learn systems and processes quickly. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Tertiary Degree in any Production Discipline or equivalent experience in the audio visual and events industry
  • Broad production industry experience is preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a practical and logical approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Location:  LIFE North Campus
Work type:  Part-Time

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].

Production Manager - LIFE North

Position Summary:

The LIFE North team is looking for a talented and high skilled Production Manager to join their passionate production team. This is a full-time role based at the LIFE North campus and will be responsible for managing the team of volunteers and working with the worship and creative teams to organise and outwork Sunday services and events.  You will also be working with the wider production team to outwork major LIFE events and projects. Successful applicants will have a heart to serve the church, love seeing people grow and develop and be passionate about employing audio visual technology as part of Sunday services and events.

The Role:

This role is key to outworking and ensuring the success of all major production elements at our North campus. The key outputs of the role are:

  • Responsible for the health (team growth, development, and contribution to Sundays) of the Production Team volunteers at LIFE North.
  • Identify and empower volunteer leaders at LIFE North
  • Oversea the production staff at LIFE North
  • Ensure technical systems are maintained and continue to meet the needs of campus activities at LIFE North
  • Manage LIFE North Production operational budget

You:

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. We are looking for someone who has:

  • A Tertiary Degree in any Production Discipline or equivalent experience in the audio visual and events industry
  • Excellent people skills including evidence of effective team leadership skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Broad Audio Visual & IT experience
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Broad production industry experience is preferred

Location:  LIFE North
Work type:  Full-Time

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].

Worship Pastor - LIFE North

Position Summary:

The LIFE North Campus is looking for a Worship Pastor to join the team.

The Role:
As the North Worship Pastor, you will be responsible for the leadership, care and growth of the worship team at our North Campus. Working closely with our Creative and Production teams, your role will be key to ensuring that all the Sunday services in the North Campus are well catered for and run to an excellent standard.

Your day-to-day will centre around building and developing the North worship leadership team, strategic planning for the Services and other LIFE events, and working closely with the wider Worship Department to ensure the continued success of the Worship team at LIFE. This will be accomplished by good organization skills, clear communication, confident leadership & a sound understanding of pastoral care processes.

You:
The ideal candidate will have a heart for LIFE’s vision and values, will be proactive and highly-organised with a collaborative spirit. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a proficient musician or vocalist
  • Has experience in vocal coaching or music tuition (optional)
  • Is a confident leader of people with strong administration skills
  • Is honest and reliable, with a heart for people
  • Has a Tertiary level Diploma in Music (preferable)

Location: LIFE North Campus
Work type: Permanent, Part Time (3 days)

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].

Management Accountant - LIFE Community

Position Summary:

LIFE Community has an exciting opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our growing team! Reporting to the LIFE Community Commercial Manager, you will train to become the go-to business partner and advisor, help to influence decision making, grow an understanding of key business drivers, be part of a team that provides accurate and timely reporting and from time to time could be involved in special projects. This is a permanent full-time role.

The Role:

The role will be key in helping LIFE Community achieve its strategic objectives. The key outputs of the role are:

  • Be a part of a wider team providing timely and accurate detailed analysis of monthly results and forecast projections
  • Assist in driving organisational effectiveness by growing in your ability to take proactive steps to identify possible areas of improvement
  • Support managers with the interpretation and analysis of financial information and transactions
  • Understanding of current government contracts being delivered
  • Assist with projects/tenders aimed at growing LIFE Community impact
  • Ad hoc analysis around business modelling and forecasting
  • Provide financial and commercial advice to the business

You:

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

  • Has a management accounting or financial background, and a goal to further enhance commercial and analytical skills
  • Connects effectively with people in the organisation at all levels
  • Has the ability to understand new systems and concepts quickly
  • Is not afraid to ask questions in order to gain a deeper understanding of a certain area
  • Has a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence in presentation, manner and outcomes

Location: The role will primarily be based in Mt Eden but the successful candidate will from time to time be required to travel to the teams based at our other locations around Auckland

Work type: Office

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].

IT Support Engineer

Position Summary:

LIFE is looking for a talented and highly skilled IT Support Engineer to join our passionate IT team. This is a fast paced and varied role that develops, maintains, and administers a wide range of technologies across our LIFE Campuses.

The Role:

This role is key to enabling the outworking of IT systems at LIFE. The key outputs of the role are:

  • Providing Tier 2 and 3 IT Support to Staff at Students at LIFE
  • Assisting the LIFE IT Support Team with direction and input into resolving Tier 1 IT Support cases
  • Assisting in providing high level IT Support direction to LIFE’s External Entities and liaise with their third party supplies as required
  • Outworking and maintaining LIFE’s network core across its New Zealand sites
  • Assisting in maintaining the fleet on devices across LIFE
  • Assisting in the planning, budgeting and outworking of the LIFE IT Capex Budgets
  • Managing and outworking projects that align with IT Strategic Plan

You:

You will have the ability hit the ground running and learn new tools and systems quickly. We are looking for someone who:

  • Has 5+ years’ industry experience
  • Has core IT Support and Troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with management of Aruba Network hardware in a managed environment
  • Experienced in Office365 and Azure environments
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical problem-solving skills and the ability to cope well under pressure
  • Strong time management and workload management skills
  • A high level of attention to detail and the ability to cope well under pressure

Location: LIFE Central, Mt Eden
Work type: Full Time Employment (5 days)

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].

Community Facilities Technician

Position Summary:

LIFE has an exciting opportunity for a Community Facilities Technician to join our Facilities team. Reporting to the Assistant Facilities Manager you will be responsible for maintaining LIFE’s three Community facilities to a professional standard.

This is a permanent, full-time position with a Monday – Friday work pattern.

The Role:

As the Community Facilities Technician you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Managing relationships with key external contractors to LIFE
  • Managing budget spend
  • Scheduled and proactive maintenance
  • Working closely with the rest of the Facilities team
  • Managing relationships with the Entity managers and Head of Community

You:

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. We are looking for someone who:

  • Has strong building maintenance experience
  • Elevated Work Platform license (preferable)
  • Forklift license (preferable)
  • Height and harness training (preferable)
  • A friendly, approachable and a professional manner
  • Punctual, organised and practical

Location: LIFE, Mount Eden, Auckland
Work type: Full-time, Permanent

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].

Marketing Manager

Position Summary:

LIFE has recently created the exciting new role of Marketing Manager within its Communications Team.

The Marketing Manager will deliver marketing strategy and outwork key initiatives and campaigns across the four focus areas of LIFE: Church, Community, Kingdom and Business. Reporting to the Communications Director, this is significant role, leading a brand management team in coordinating and executing brand and seasonal campaigns.

The role will be instrumental in growing and developing our Assistant Brand Managers and seeing creative ideas and campaigns come to life. The day-to-day will centre around supporting and developing the team, maintaining a level of excellence across all digital and physical touch points, bringing marketing plans to fruition and ensuring that all deliverables are provided in a timely manner.

You will work closely with the Digital, Graphic Design, Content and Film & Television teams.

Your creative flair and curiosity mean that you’ll be watching the industry and gleaning ideas from other churches, not-for-profit organisations and corporates alike, bringing ideas to the table and looking for ways to improve the experience for our end users and audiences.

The Role:

The Marketing Manager role encompasses three key areas of responsibility:

  1. Effective management and development of the brand management team.
  2. Driving brand and campaign development for LIFE brands and initiatives.
  3. Execution of marketing calendar for the brand portfolio.

The Marketing Manager reports to the Communications Director who is part of LIFE’s Executive Team.

You:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, highly-organised, be a team player with a collaborative spirit and a passion to grow and develop people. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a skilled manager and knows how to grow and develop people.
  • Is a details person, even under pressure.
  • Enjoys a fast-paced working environment – you probably get a rush when ticking items off a to-do list!
  • Speaks the language of “digital” and isn’t overwhelmed by the ever-changing changing digital landscape.
  • Is not afraid to roll their sleeves up and do whatever it takes to get the job done – you might need to get creative, but that is part of what makes the job fun.
  • Can keep many plates spinning at once – with relationships across many departments, not all our Calendars are synced so you’ll need to be able to multi-task with grace.
  • Has an excellent command of English and pride yourself on excellence in writing, even when typing on your phone.

Location: LIFE Head Office, Mt Eden, Auckland
Work type: Permanent Full-Time (Monday – Friday)

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.

This is a senior role for someone with at least 5 years’ experience in an advertising/design agency leading both the creative process and overseeing a team of designers or content creators.

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

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].

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

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].



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