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Growing talent: creating opportunities

Growing talent and creating opportunities

Our people are our greatest asset. We work hard to make sure our team feels valued, appreciated, developed, rewarded and have the opportunity to do great work for exciting clients.

We want our people to do well. Our training programme ensures the professional development of our team. It keeps us on top of emerging trends and thinking. Acumen Republic provides careers worth talking about.

Join the Acumen Republic team

We are always keen to meet high performing communications professionals. If you are interested in finding out more about joining Acumen Republic, send your C.V. to us.

Current Vacancies

Event Manager (Contractors) - Wellington

We are looking for Event Managers to work with us on contract to design, direct and manage outstanding events for our blue-chip clients. We are looking for people with real creative flair and a passion for delivering exceptional events. If you have experience in conceptualising and delivering creative events that bring brands and businesses to life, we would like to hear from you.

You will be working with our specialised events team within the broader communications consultancy, meaning you will be working alongside some of New Zealand’s leading digital and traditional communications professionals as well as our outstanding events managers. We deliver corporate events and consumer activations for our clients all across New Zealand. The hours required differ depending on the event and will be negotiable with the successful applicant/s.

Is it time to find out about some exciting new opportunities? If it sounds like you, please send your CV

Finance Assistant (AP)

We are looking for a finance assistant (initially for AP) to join our team in Wellington.

The right person will have experience in account payable from end to end and be expert at liaising with suppliers and resolving queries.  You will have fast and accurate data entry, a sound understanding of double entry and a genuine interest in the preparation of accurate management accounts.  You need to be properly equipped to work autonomously, understand issues quickly and fix them, and be able to cope with a busy office with tight deadlines.

Tasks include:

  • Accounts payable data entry, problem solving and analysis
  • Supplier management including CRM data entry, purchase orders, payments
  • Additional finance assistance including fixed assets, overflow debt collection, and other general ledger activity
  • Office management cover when needed – teamwork
  • Staff expenses payments
  • Ensuring overheads are expensed to the correct GL account, explaining variances, problem solving in general

We are looking for an energetic, knowledgeable self-starter who can make a difference in our small finance team.  If that sounds like you please send through your CV with a covering letter.

Exceptional Marketing Assistant – Auckland

We are looking for an energetic and exceptional marketing assistant for our fast-paced public relations communications agency.

This fantastic role involves a high level of multi-tasking and includes a range of marketing and administrative responsibilities.  These include:

  • Organise internal and external promotional or marketing events
  • Manage promotional  lists for client functions and Acumen newsletters
  • Actively assist with social media to promote Acumen or its client activities
  • Arrange meetings and travel, support the GM and consulting staff
  • Actively ensure CRM is accurate, and manage intranet and website
  • Providing efficient and friendly greeting to clients
  • Manage Acumen’s IT equipment and video conferencing suites
  • Manage office, kitchen and meeting rooms, liaise with suppliers
  • Assist client teams with anything they might need to do the job more effectively

If this role sounds like you and you also have the following attributes you need to get in touch with us

  • Busy consultancy or office experience where your efficiency has been noted
  • Digital interest and flair using social media tools
  • Good awareness of marketing and public relations
  • Cheerful, positive disposition, warm personality and ability to create a vibrant environment
  • Advanced MS Office skills and a genuine interest in helping colleagues
  • Ability to multi-task and work extremely well under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to think on feet and provide solutions

Email through your CV with a covering letter noting why you think you are the person we are looking for

Acumen Alumni

Over the past 34 years we have employed some of the best in the business. Acumen people are now chief executives, cabinet ministers, TV personalities, world travellers and many more are our clients. All are great people. We love to stay in touch – join the Acumen alumni Facebook group.