Freight & Logistics | SalesAdmin & Customer Service | Temp Staff
Meet The Team

Your success is what we’re passionate about.

For candidates we’re here to help, guide and support you during your search for that perfect role. Honest feedback and friendly advice to ensure you put your best foot forward.
For our clients it’s all about understanding your business, your team and company culture. We recognise that getting the right fit for you is critical to the success of a new staff member as well as their impact on your business. Our processes are robust to ensure candidates fit in terms of experience as well as engaging and adding value to your team and business.
Our core philosophy is all about growing careers and supporting the growth and success of the companies we work with.

Our Values

One Team – Operating for the best outcome for our candidates, clients and our team.
Alignment – You’ll find we’re committed to understanding your business intrinsically, effectively working alongside you in order to get you an ideal fit. That benefits candidates as well ensuring you secure a role that fits with your career goals.
Integrity – We treat others how we would like to be treated.
Personal Growth – A sense of purpose for each employee is important to our business.
Nimbleness – We adapt and change to suit the market, our clients, our candidates and our business.
Success – We measure our success on yours: the length of service and growth within a business of our placed candidates is key for us.

Our Specialist Areas

In Christchurch we have a wide exposure to a variety of industries and roles. Outside of Christchurch we operate primarily in Sales and Supply Chain. Our robust recruitment processes and candidate sourcing ensure we deliver positive results for both employers and job seekers. Call us for a discussion about your requirements. We’re open and honest, if we can’t help you then we’ll tell you and even try and point you towards someone who can.
Here are a few of the industries and roles that we excel in:

Freight & Logistics

We are well established across the freight and logistics industries and we have industry wide exposure in terms of roles and candidates. We work with freight forwarders, local and international shipping companies, exporters and importers. We are so ingrained in the local market we often have Export and Import Operators, Export and Import Customer Service Specialists, Documentation Officers, Logistics Coordinators, Customs Brokers, Operations Team Leaders, Store persons and Forklift Operators calling us just to register for upcoming opportunities.

Sales & Sales Management

Both of the Greenlight Directors come from successful sales and sales management backgrounds. We know the sales process inside and out and can spot the difference between a hunter and a farmer.
You might be in need of a Business Development Manager to find you new clients, an outstanding Account Manager to manage and grow a client base, or perhaps a wise Sales Manager that can lead, inspire and grow the success of your team.

Administration & Customer Service

Key roles to a successful business and always highly competitive in terms of applications. As a candidate how do you make sure you stick out in the crowd? As a business how do you wade through the applications to find that outstanding individual that will make your business more successful and have your customers raving about how amazing your company is? You come to Greenlight Recruitment! We are contacted every day from candidates looking to grow their career – Receptionists, Administrators, Accounts Assistants, Payroll Assistants, Customer Service Specialists and Managers. If you think you are a stellar candidate or you need a stellar candidate for your team then call us today!

Temporary Staff 

We initially started providing temporary staff after repeated requests from clients that we recruit for. The temporary staffing solution side of our business has now grown to be a stand alone department that covers both industrial and commercial roles. You’ll benefit from the way we continue our recruitment philosophy in terms of sourcing quality reliable candidates for our temporary division.
If you have a busy period or a staff member heading off on leave call our specialist temp recruiter today to see if we have someone to ensure you have continuity of service to your customers.

Meet the Team

Craig StephensonCraig Stephenson
Craig’s background includes nine years with a major international corporate brand which saw him building business relationships with senior management and business owners across all industries. Craig’s ability to really listen to his customers needs showed a genuine interest in his customers business, this coupled with his enthusiasm and commitment to get the job done has seen him build excellent relationships across Christchurch.Having proved himself as the highest performing sales consultant nationwide over consecutive years Craig progressed in to Management. It was in this role that Craig first started his journey in recruitment placing sales staff in roles across the South Island. This experience gave Craig an appreciation of how difficult and time consuming it can be finding suitable candidates, but more importantly how important it is to get the right person for the role.

Tim WebbTim Webb
With over 15 years’ experience across New Zealand and overseas Tim has built a wealth of business and management experience in media, sales, telecommunications and advertising industries. He is well recognised for his friendly, energetic and hard working approach in business. Tim tackles everything with 100% dedication to ensure an outstanding result every time.
Tim’s philosophy when working with other businesses is to approach it as if it were his own – this attitude when placing candidates ensures he researches and gathers a real understanding of a company, its requirements, the team culture and the company’s future endeavours in order to ensure the best quality candidate for the role.

Profile picture of Louise Karataua - Greenlight Recruitment's Temp Recruitment SpecialistLouise Karataua
You’re in safe hands with Louise. She is a superstar when it comes to our temp recruitment desk. Experienced across industrial and commercial, you’ll find Louise is proactive and maintains a high level of communication with both her clients and her reliable and loyal team of temp employees. She doesn’t know the meaning of standing still and is a pro at juggling multiple balls as well as intuitively prioritising to ensure she delivers her clients peace of mind.
She’s been doing it for years and knows how to pick the stars and is quick to jump on any issues that pop up from time to time finding prompt solutions.
If you need temp staff then make Louise your next call