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.

 

Vacancies

Senior Consultant – Auckland

We are trusted advisers to some of New Zealand’s best-known organisations helping to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. he organisations we partner with share a commitment to NZ Inc. We help clients connect and have conversations that matter to contribute to the success of local businesses, organisations and communities.

The successful person will be up-with-the-play on issues affecting New Zealand today and in the future.

You are likely to have over 10 years’ communications or management consultancy experience with strong capability in strategy, problem solving, corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, issues, change and reputation management. You will be highly skilled at relationship management, client service and, ideally, business development.

We want a person who is responsive, commercially-minded, highly collaborative, and engages well with senior business leaders and stakeholders.

You will work alongside some of the best in the business and be well-supported with positive leadership and training, a diverse and talented team, and a flexible working environment. You will also play a significant role in team development and coaching.

If you are keen to be part of a successful, independent, vibrant business, please send your CV to Peg Siania at psiania@acumenrepublic.com. We would like to hear from you.

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Senior Account Manager with Government Experience - Wellington

We are seeking a senior account manager with strong public sector communications experience who wants to take their career to the next level to join our Wellington team.

You will work across projects in both the private and public sector, which make a difference to New Zealand. You will support clients to have conversations across multiple stakeholders, helping to solve their problems and create new opportunities.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, with experience in government, policy or corporate communications with a good understanding of the media landscape.

Our clients 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 projects and 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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