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Join a mission that Helps Transform lives around the world!

At Bible Society New Zealand our mission is to help make the Bible accessible to everyone and encourage interaction with it. Bring your skills and passion into a work that makes a difference in other people’s lives through the Bible.

Please see below for our current opportunities.

Finance Manager Position

Are you an experienced finance professional looking for a rewarding leadership role with a mission-driven organisation?

While we may be one of New Zealand’s oldest charities, at Bible Society New Zealand Group we believe the best is yet to come!  As the premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources in New Zealand through our Mission programs, Manna Christian Stores, and partnerships with our faithful donors, we support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world. Rooted in our values, we care deeply about the Bible, people, and the purpose and mission of the organisation.

We are seeking a dynamic, organised and detail-oriented individual to join our team as Finance Manager. As Finance Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial management and reporting of BSNZ Group, ensuring funds and financial and material assets are secured and effectively used, providing strategic information and advice to the CEO, Director – Finance, Planning and Resources, Leadership Team, Board and Committees, and ensuring that the BSNZ Group’s short- and long-term financial health is maintained.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participating in strategic leadership
  • Managing key finance functions and day-to-day financial activities
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Overseeing donations receipting and constituent data management
  • Providing oversight, leadership and mentoring to our finance team

To be right for the role you will:

  • Possess a relevant tertiary degree and hold current CA/CPA membership
  • Have proven management accounting experience at a senior level
  • Be familiar with accounting standards and regulations specific to the charitable sector
  • Understand fund management principles and return maximisation
  • Demonstrate satisfactory experience in managing, leading and mentoring a team
  • Possess strong computer skills, including experience with MYOB and Microsoft products
  • Have a good understanding of the not-for-profit and retail sector
  • Be able to plan effectively at strategic and operational levels
  • Demonstrate good communication and presentation skills
  • Be relational and organised, demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Go the extra mile and have a heart for the mission
  • Embrace the organisation’s special Christian character

What's In It For You:

  • By joining our team, you become an integral part of our mission to positively impact lives
  • You will contribute to the financial sustainability and strategic growth of an organisation that has been changing lives for good for 177 years!
  • A dynamic work environment where your skills and expertise contribute directly to the organisation’s success
  • Working alongside a passionate team dedicated to positive change
  • Ongoing professional development, fostering your growth and leadership potential within our organisation
  • Free parking!

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) salaried position based in Wiri, Auckland.

Consideration will only be given to applicants who currently reside in New Zealand and who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  As we are not an accredited employer, we are unable to support/sponsor applicants to apply for any form of work visa.

If you are passionate about financial management, possess the required qualifications and skills, and are committed to contributing to a mission-driven organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at biblesociety.people@biblesociety.org.nz.

Graphic and Digital Designer Position

Are you a skilled and creative Graphic and Digital Designer who is passionate about making a difference through your design expertise?

While we may be one of New Zealand’s oldest charities, at Bible Society New Zealand Group we believe the best is yet to come!  As the premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources in New Zealand through our Mission programs, Manna Christian Stores, and partnerships with our faithful donors, we support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world. Rooted in our values, we care deeply about the Bible, people, and the purpose and mission of the organisation.

BSNZ Group is looking for a dynamic individual to join our collaborative team in the role of Graphic and Digital Designer. In this position, you will play a pivotal role in advancing BSNZ Group’s mission by providing high-quality creative concept and design solutions to achieve our Bible engagement, advocacy, and resource promotion objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing graphic design services for projects, campaigns, catalogues, instore displays and other promotional material.
  • Managing and implementing design templates
  • Collaborating with teams and internal clients
  • Developing the community website platform
  • Providing marketing support and guidance
  • Planning BSNZ Group’s online presence, contributing to user experience, and quality control of Manna retail web product data content
  • Fulfil additional/ad hoc tasks to support the Brand and Communication team during busy periods

To be right for the role, you should:

  • Providing graphic design services for projects, campaigns, catalogues, instore displays and other promotional material.
  • Managing and implementing design templates
  • Collaborating with teams and internal clients
  • Developing the community website platform
  • Providing marketing support and guidance
  • Planning BSNZ Group’s online presence, contributing to user experience, and quality control of Manna retail web product data content
  • Fulfil additional/ad hoc tasks to support the Brand and Communication team during busy periods

What's In It For You:

  • A busy, exciting and challenging role with plenty of variety in a dynamic environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.
  • You will work alongside a passionate and friendly team dedicated to positive change.
  • Enjoy a supportive work environment where your skills and expertise contribute directly to the organisation’s success.
  • Ongoing professional development, fostering your growth and potential within our organisation.
  • By joining our team, you become an integral part of our mission to make a positive impact on lives.
  • We offer free parking!

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) salaried position based in Wiri, Auckland.

Consideration will only be given to applicants who currently reside in New Zealand and who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. As we are not an accredited employer, we are unable to support/sponsor applicants to apply for any form of work visa.

If you are passionate about pursuing a career as a Graphic and Digital Designer at BSNZ Group, possess the required skills and experience, and are committed to contributing to a mission-driven organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at biblesociety.people@biblesociety.org.nz.

Executive Assistant

Are you an experienced Executive Assistant looking for a rewarding role with a mission-driven organisation?

While we may be one of New Zealand’s oldest charities, at Bible Society New Zealand Group we believe the best is yet to come!  As the premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources in New Zealand through our Mission programs, Manna Christian Stores, and partnerships with our faithful donors, we support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world. Rooted in our values, we care deeply about the Bible, people, and the purpose and mission of the organisation.

We are currently looking for an experienced, dynamic, organised and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to support our CEO and Boards. As Executive Assistant, you will play a crucial role supporting a busy executive, and act as assistant to governance bodies   The successful candidate will be the go-to person to ensure the CEO’s office runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis.  This is an exciting opportunity to work in a key role in a globally connected organisation making a difference in the world!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to the CEO and ensuring the smooth running of the CEO’s office
  • Managing the CEO’s calendar and schedule
  • Facilitating communication for the CEO
  • Acting as assistant for boards and committees
  • Supporting the leadership team
  • Coordinating relationships with key stakeholders
  • Making travel and hospitality arrangements
  • Providing office support and administration, including building and facilities management
  • Participating in health and safety initiatives

To be right for the role, you should:

  • Have proven experience as an Executive Assistant.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills and be able to engage professionally with board members and key stakeholders.
  • Be proactive and able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate exceptional prioritisation, organisation, and time management skills, with a strong eye for detail.
  • Have proven experience providing efficient and effective office administration and support.
  • Possess strong computer skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Be relational and willing to work with others to make good things happen.
  • Have a strong work ethic.
  • Go the extra mile and have a heart for the mission
  • Embrace the organisation’s special Christian character

What is in it for you:

  • A busy, exciting and challenging role with plenty of variety.
  • A dynamic work environment where your skills and expertise contribute directly to the organisation’s success.
  • Working alongside a passionate and friendly team dedicated to positive change.
  • Ongoing professional development, fostering your growth and potential within our organisation.
  • By joining our team, you become an integral part of our mission to make a positive impact on lives.
  • Free parking!

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) salaried position based in Wiri, Auckland.

Consideration will only be given to applicants who currently reside in New Zealand and who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  As we are not an accredited employer, we are unable to support/sponsor applicants to apply for any form of work visa.

If you are enthusiastic about a career as an Executive Assistant, possess the required skills and experience, and are committed to contributing to a mission-driven organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at  biblesociety.people@biblesociety.org.nz

Warehouse Assistant Position x 2

Are you interested in joining the Manna team and helping to improve lives through high-quality Christian resources?

Manna Christian Stores Ltd is a registered charity owned by Bible Society New Zealand. Manna provides a wide range of Christian resources through its webstore, retail stores, and business customers. Bible Society is New Zealand’s largest and longest-serving Bible mission agency.

Manna Christian Stores is currently seeking two Warehouse Assistants to join our Distribution Centre based in Wiri. Your main responsibility will be to ensure that our inventory is accurately shelved and that orders are picked, packed, and dispatched to stores and other customers with a high degree of accuracy.

To be an ideal candidate for this role, you should have:

  • The ability to accurately store incoming goods, pick or pack dispatches
  • A willingness to work hard and be a team player
  • Reasonable numeracy skills
  • Physical fitness and ability to safely lift up to 20kgs
  • The ability to work accurately and pay attention to detail

We offer the following benefits:

  • A friendly team to work with 
  • The opportunity to be a part of New Zealand’s largest Christian store chain
  • The chance to work on tasks that make a real difference to people’s lives
  • Free parking!

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) paid position based in Wiri, Auckland.

Please note that only applicants who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and currently reside in New Zealand will be considered. As we are not an accredited employer, we are unable to support/sponsor applicants to apply for any form of work visa.

If you are excited about pursuing a career as a Warehouse Assistant at Manna, and possess the required skills and experience, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To find out more and apply, please request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at manna.people@manna.co.nz

Part-time Sales Assistant Position – Hamilton

Manna Christian Stores is New Zealand’s premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources, providing Bibles, Christian books, digital resources and gifts through its web store, fourteen street front stores and its business-to-business operation.  Manna Christian Stores is a part of Bible Society New Zealand – New Zealand’s largest and longest serving Bible mission organisation.

We are now looking to appoint a new member to our team.  As Sales Assistant, your role will be to help our customers find and buy the right resources for them from among our amazing range of Bibles, books, digital media and gifts. 

This is a paid part-time, 3.5 hours per week position.  You will need to be able to work each Saturday from 10:30am to 2:00pm.

To be right for the role you will:

  • Be comfortable engaging with customers and helping them with their purchases
  • Like Christian books and have some understanding of what our customers want
  • Have retail experience
  • Be able to operate (or learn how to operate) a point-of-sale system
  • Enjoy working with a great team of likeminded people making a difference in the world

Additional training will be available if required.  Most of all you need to be enthusiastic about what inspires us, which is equipping Christians with resources to help them grow in their faith and service!

If this new opportunity appeals to you, and you would like to find out more, please request a Job Description and Position Application Questionnaire from Jeanine at manna.people@manna.co.nz

To be considered for this role you must be currently living in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Part-time Sales Assistant Position – Christchurch

Manna Christian Stores is New Zealand’s premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources, providing Bibles, Christian books, digital resources and gifts through its web store, fourteen street front stores and its business-to-business operation.  Manna Christian Stores is a part of Bible Society New Zealand – New Zealand’s largest and longest serving Bible mission organisation.

We are now looking to appoint a new member to our team.  As Sales Assistant, your role will be to help our customers find and buy the right resources for them from among our amazing range of Bibles, books, digital media and gifts. 

This is a paid part-time, 27 hours per week position.  You will need to be able to work each Tuesday to Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm and each Saturday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

To be right for the role you will:

  • Be comfortable engaging with customers and helping them with their purchases
  • Like Christian books and have some understanding of what our customers want
  • Have retail experience
  • Be able to operate (or learn how to operate) a point-of-sale system
  • Enjoy working with a great team of likeminded people making a difference in the world

Additional training will be available if required.  Most of all you need to be enthusiastic about what inspires us, which is equipping Christians with resources to help them grow in their faith and service!

If this new opportunity appeals to you, and you would like to find out more, please request a Job Description and Position Application Questionnaire from Jeanine at manna.people@manna.co.nz

To be considered for this role you must be currently living in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Casual Sales Assistant Position – Christchurch

Manna Christian Stores is New Zealand’s premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources, providing Bibles, Christian books, digital resources and gifts through its web store, fourteen street front stores and its business-to-business operation.  Manna Christian Stores is a part of Bible Society New Zealand – New Zealand’s largest and longest serving Bible mission organisation.

We are now looking to appoint a new member to our team.  As Sales Assistant, your role will be to help our customers find and buy the right resources for them from among our amazing range of Bibles, books, digital media and gifts. 

This is a paid casual position.  You will need to be able to work on an ‘as available/as required’ basis.

To be right for this role you will:

  • Be comfortable engaging with customers and helping them with their purchases 
  • Like Christian books and have some understanding of what our customers want 
  • Have retail experience
  • Be able to operate (or learn how to operate) a point-of-sale system
  • Enjoy working with a great team of likeminded people making a difference in the world

Additional training will be available if required.  Most of all you need to be enthusiastic about what inspires us, which is equipping Christians with resources to help them grow in their faith and service!

If this new opportunity appeals to you, and you would like to find out more, please request a Job Description and Position Application Questionnaire from Jeanine at manna.people@manna.co.nz

To be considered for this role you must be currently living in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

 

1.5 Billion people do not have access to the Bible in their own language – and for others, it is a sad reality that the Word of God is simply out of reach for them, either due to costs or simply because it is just not available. YOU can make a difference…

1.5 Billion people do not have access to the Bible in their own language – and for others, it is a sad reality that the Word of God is simply out of reach for them, either due to costs or simply because it is just not available. YOU can make a difference…