Would you like to work at a place where we help people make positive changes through engagement with the Bible?


At Manna Christian Stores, 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.

 


Sales Assistant Position – Lower Hutt Store

 

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 a 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, 12-month fixed term position, covering for an employee on parental leave. You will need to be able to work each Monday from 12pm to 3pm, each Tuesday from 12pm to 3pm, and each Saturday from 9:30am to 4pm (12 hours per week)

 

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

 

Bible Society New Zealand – Executive Assistant

Bible Society is New Zealand’s premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources through its Bible engagement programmes and its Manna Christian Stores chain. Bible Society also partners with donors to support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world.

We are looking to appoint an Auckland based Executive Assistant to support our CEO and Boards.

To be right for the role you will -

  • Have relevant experience in an Executive Assistant role supporting a busy executive.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills and be able to engage professionally with board members and key stakeholders.
  • Have the ability 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.
  • Be a team player, willing to work with others to make good things happen.
  • Be willing to invest your skills and experience in Bible Society and Manna's mission.

In return we offer –

  • A busy role with plenty of variety.
  • A central Manukau location.
  • The opportunity to work in a key role in a globally connected organisation
  • Making a difference in the world.

This is a part-time, 30 hours per week, salaried position.

To be considered for this role you must be currently living in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand. To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at [email protected]

 

Warehouse Assistant

Manna Christian Stores is looking for a Warehouse Assistant to join our central Manukau based distribution centre. Your role will be to help ensure that our inventory is carefully and accurately shelved, and that orders are accurately picked, packed, and sent to our stores and other customers.

 

To be right for this role you will –

  • Be able to accurately store inwards goods and to pick or pack orders for dispatch
  • Be willing to work hard and be a team player
  • Have reasonable numeracy skills
  • Be physically fit and able to lift up to 20kg’s safely
  • Be able to work accurately and attend to detail

In return Manna can offer you –

  • A friendly team to work with
  • The opportunity to be part of New Zealand’s largest Christian Store chain
  • Work that makes a real difference to people’s lives

This is a full-time salaried position.

Do you want to be part of the Manna team, changing lives for good through quality Christian resources? To find out more and to apply, request a Job Description and Position Application Questionnaire from Jeanine at [email protected]

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

About Manna

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

 

Mission Partner – Bequests, Major Gifts Specialist

 

We might be one of New Zealand’s oldest charities, but we believe the best is yet to come!

Bible Society is New Zealand’s premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources through its Bible engagement programmes and its Manna Christian Stores chain. Bible Society  partners with donors to support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world.

We are looking to appoint a part time, fixed term (20 hours a week, for 12 months) Mission Partner to run our Bequests and Major Gifts programme, helping build the investment that will make that best future  possible. 

Ideally you will be a proven and experienced Bequest and Major Gifts fundraiser with a track record of identifying and building successful relationships with existing and prospective high value donors, in a faith based or aligned environment and have experience with Razors Edge CRM.  

This role is  part event manager, part relationship manager, and wholly an advocate for Bible Society’s mission.  Your job will be to work with our supporters and other interested people to explain and encourage bequest and legacy giving, including arranging and hosting supporter events.  

To be right for the role you will:

 

  • Have relevant experience, including Razors Edge CRM.
  • Be organised – able to arrange gatherings for supporters and provide an informative and engaging programme.
  • Be relational – willing to follow up people who want to know more about bequests and major gifts.
  • Demonstrate empathy – able to hold sensitive conversations with potential givers, and with their families when that time comes.
  • Be a good communicator – able to write, produce and publish communications and information about giving in wills (with a little help from our marketing team).
  • Be able to travel around New Zealand and to stay away from home when required.
  • Show  enthusiasm – about the fact the Bible Society has been helping change lives for good for 175 years!

 

This is a part time, fixed term (20 hours per week, for 12 months) salaried position based in Manukau, Auckland.

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

To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at [email protected]

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