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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.

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Seeking Senior Account Director to head up major client relationships – Wellington

We are looking for a senior stakeholder engagement specialist with a good understanding of the public sector environment. Your initial client roster will include leading high-profile public-sector projects focused on establishing new policing settings. You will also be leading relationships with vocational education sector providers, delivering B2B and B2C programmes.

The organisations we work with make important contributions to our society. We are looking for someone who is up-with-the-play on issues and trends affecting New Zealand today and into the future.

We are looking for someone with around 10 years’ communications experience, in your mid-career and looking for your next big opportunity. You will work alongside a strong team of senior specialists, with best practice IP.

You need to be responsive and collaborative, and highly proactive in the interests of clients. You will enjoy working in a fast pace environment with structured team management processes. You will be well-supported with positive leadership and training, and a flexible working environment. You will also play a significant role in junior team development and mentoring.

Acumen Republic is an agency of 38 years providing business advice, corporate and marketing communications. We are independent and affiliated to Edelman, the world’s largest independent communications marketing agency.

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. We are owned by an employee trust.

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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Account Director with corporate experience - Auckland

Exciting new Auckland role

Blue-chip communications and business advisory agency Acumen Republic continues to grow and is seeking an Account Director with stakeholder engagement experience to join our Auckland team. This is a new role where you will provide corporate relations advice to our clients. You will work on projects across sectors, creating conversations with multiple stakeholders that help our clients solve problems and create opportunities.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, with experience in stakeholder, content, media and business advisory and corporate communications with in-depth relationships across the media landscape. Agency experience is desirable, but not essential. We will consider candidates with about 5-7 years’ communications experience.

The successful candidate will work in teams drawn from our Auckland and Wellington offices and will have an understanding and interest in politics and public policy. Our clients 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 a 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 and 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 Alysha MacLean on 021 198 1700 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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Account Director with corporate experience - Wellington

Exciting new Wellington role

Blue-chip communications and business advisory agency Acumen Republic continues to grow and is seeking an Account Director with stakeholder engagement experience to join our Wellington team. This is a new role where you will provide corporate relations advice to our clients. You will work on projects across sectors, creating conversations with multiple stakeholders that help our clients solve problems and create opportunities.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, with experience in stakeholder, content, media and business advisory and corporate communications with in-depth relationships across the media landscape. Agency experience is desirable, but not essential. We will consider candidates with about 5-7 years’ communications experience.

The successful candidate will have an understanding and interest in politics and public policy. Our clients 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 a 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 and 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 207 554 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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