Acumen is a great place to work with plenty of opportunities. We’re unique and have a real sense of ownership because we are owned by an employee trust which fosters commitment and an entrepreneurial spirit. We’re a diverse, inclusive team who is a bit like a big family (in a good way!).
Our values are creativity in our thinking, credibility in our teams, energy in our actions and real warmth in our relationships. Our values define who we and shape our behaviour.

We offer people the opportunity to work with top brands, businesses and organisations and be part of world-class campaigns and projects. Our work is interesting, challenging and fun. There is never a dull moment and that’s just how we like it.

We’re a flexible employer. We train, develop and nurture talent to provide opportunities for career development and growth. We have a formal training programme including weekly training, peer review, coaching and mentoring. Our goal is for our team to be the best they can be.

 

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Account Manager or Senior Account Manager Communications role - Auckland 

Opportunity for a corporate communications professional to take their career to the next level

  • Independent, successful growing agency
  • Entrepreneurial, collaborative, commercial working environment
  • Huge opportunities for career development & growth

Communications and business advisory agency Acumen Republic is seeking an account manager or senior account manager with strong corporate communications experience who wants to take their career to the next level to join our Auckland team.

This is a role where you will provide corporate communications advice to our clients. You will work across projects in both the private and public sector, creating conversations across multiple stakeholders that help our clients solve problems and create opportunities.

Our clients are a mix of local and global companies who are navigating change and disruption or are faced with exciting new opportunities and innovation. This is an opportunity for you to play a key role in PR campaigns that leverage your expert media relations and content development skills.

You will work alongside some of the best in the business and be well-supported with positive leadership and direction, a flexible working environment and training. We can offer a diversity of exciting work, experiences and opportunities to enable you to build on your communications experience.

We are looking for someone who understands the importance of relationships, is insightful and up with current affairs, have high energy, can craft a good story and is committed to best-in-class client service. The successful applicant will have between three to six years’ experience – and time in an agency would give you an edge.

You will enjoy being part of a team, engage well with others and have an eye for detail. You need to be responsive and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

We care about our people and operate by our values: creativity in our thinking, credibility in our teams, energy in our actions and real warmth in our relationships.

Acumen Republic provides business advice, corporate and marketing communications. We are independent and affiliated to Edelman, the world’s largest independent communications marketing agency which allows us to provide global IP and best-practice to our people and clients.

Is it time to take your career to the next level? Please send your CV and a covering note about why you are the best choice for the role, to Peg Siania at psiania@acumenrepublic.com.

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Senior Communicator with government experience - Wellington

Exciting new Wellington role

We seek an Account Director or Senior Account Director with government experience to join our Wellington team. You will provide corporate and government relations advice to our clients, and work across projects in both the private and public sector. Your role will be to create conversations across multiple stakeholders, helping our clients to solve problems and create opportunities.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, with experience in government, policy and corporate communications with a good understanding of the media landscape. Agency experience is desirable, but not essential. We will consider candidates with about 5-10 years’ relevant work experience.

You will work in account teams from our Auckland and Wellington offices for clients who are market leaders in the technology, food and lifestyle, construction, transport or financial/professional services sectors.

Acumen Republic provides business advice, corporate and marketing communications and we are trusted to evolve, promote and protect the brands and reputations of some of New Zealand’s most influential organisations. We are affiliated to Edelman PR, the world’s largest independent communications marketing agency.

We want an insightful and motivated candidate who is a quick thinker and is committed to developing their career in a leading communications and advisory business. You will understand the importance of relationships and enjoy being part of a team. We care about our people, our clients and operate by our values: creativity in our thinking, credibility in our teams, energy in our actions and real warmth in our relationships.

If you are interested please ring Bronwyn Millar on 027 554 4131 or send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you are the best choice for the role, to Peg Siania at psiania@acumenrepublic.com.

 

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