Mac Operator/Admin | The Salvation Army

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Mac Operator/Admin

Territorial Headquarters, Wellington
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Finish artwork as directed by senior designers, including image editing, layout and typesetting;
  • Working well with others in a small team environment is crucial;
  • Solid design skills, a methodical approach, and the ability to take design concepts and confidently execute them.

Full time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, but occasionally reporting duties outside standard working hours as negotiated.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is: Caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.

About the Communications Department

The Communications Department is part of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa Territory. It is responsible for communicating the work of the Army in these countries and the programmes and ministry of this international organisation.

About the role

A major aspect of this role is Mac design operation support and artwork finishing, particularly to support the design team in production of The Salvation Army’s fortnightly 24-page magazine War Cry, other publications and the web. Also, to provide administrative support to the Communications Department Manager and wider department.

War Cry is a visual, contemporary, 24-page fortnightly magazine for The Salvation Army readers that is also intended to be easily accessible to the wider community—Christian and non-Christian. Articles are written to demonstrate how Christ enriches people’s lives, to explore society from a Christian perspective, and to provide resources for Christian growth. War Cry also reports and promotes The Salvation Army programmes and activities.

Key tasks

  • Finishing artwork as directed by senior designers;
  • Filing design files on server;
  • Layout of ongoing periodical jobs such as newsletters;
  • Inputting design elements
  • Department administration duties;
  • Overseeing photographic repository.

This role assists the Communications Department to tell the stories of The Salvation Army both as a social service and a church.

Person Specification

  • Good time-management skills;
  • Understanding of the Christian context of The Salvation Army;
  • Organised and focussed;
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, illustrator.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Vivienne Hill on 021 275 5077 or by email


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Application form can be downloaded from:

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable).

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 25 June 2021.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.