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

PR roles Wellington and Auckland

Acumen Republic has openings in Auckland and Wellington for rising stars to join our team.  In Auckland we are seeking account executives, account managers.  In Wellington we are looking for a senior account manager.  The positions are available due to internal promotions and winning new client work.

Social media expertise, media relations and strong content development are must-haves. The successful candidates may also have agency experience, client management capability, client relationships, understanding of budgets and the need for superb deliverables.

We will appoint because of potential to grow and be promoted.   We want candidates who are seeking a career opportunity in the business of communications conducted in a supportive team environment. We enjoy people with high energy levels.

The work is varied as are our clients.  

Is it time for a new challenge that will expand your career? Then apply today

Marketing Communications PR Senior Role

Acumen Republic is looking for a Senior Account Director or a Group Account Director, based in Auckland. The successful candidate will lead some major accounts for world-class brands and provide inspiration and leadership across our agency.

You will be a strong creative and strategic thinker with solid digital/social capability. You will have a wealth of consumer/lifestyle industry knowledge and contacts to provide insights, strategies and advice that has big commercial impact. You will have superb ideas generation, media relations and content development skills.

You will collaborate with your colleagues in our senior team to retain and win new business. You can manage financial targets and ensure campaigns are delivered on time and on budget. You possess strong management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and shifting priorities. Clients love you and so do your colleagues. You are great at mentoring up-and-coming stars.

The seniority of this role means you will have a minimum of ten years’ experience preferably in agency.

This is an excellent career opportunity for an entrepreneurial person to be part of a creative, smart team representing sought-after brands.

Interested?  Please send your CV as soon as you are able.

PR communications AD (Wellington & Auckland)

Acumen Republic has an opening for account directors or senior account managers in Wellington and Auckland to work in our corporate and marketing teams.  We are looking for candidates with broad PR experience underpinned by strong digital and social media expertise.

Your toolkit will include developing and executing corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, ideas generation, media relations, content development and maybe activation or issues and crisis management. 

Managing client relationships, working well in a high energy, team environment, understanding budgets and the need for superb deliverables are all fundamental.

In Wellington, the initial client roster for the successful candidate includes two public sector clients (public awareness and stakeholder management campaigns) and technology (marketing and media).  In Auckland, technology is also a focus but there are opportunities with our clients in the food and utility sectors.

We want a candidate who seeks to grow and develop in a supportive team environment.  We would like 5 – 10 years communications experience preferably with up to half of it on the agency side.

If it sounds like you, apply today


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