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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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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Seeking Senior Account Director to head up major client relationships - Auckland

At Acumen Republic we work with some of New Zealand’s best-known companies and brands, helping them shape their business strategy and communications, to both capitalise on opportunities and anticipate and manage risk.

The organisations we work with make important contributions to our society and the successful person will be up-with-the-play on issues and trends affecting New Zealand today and into the future. You need to be responsive and collaborative, bring energy to your work and enjoy a fast-paced environment.

You are likely to have over 10 years’ communications experience with strong capability in strategy, corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, and issues and reputation management. You will be experienced in content development, ideas generation, media relations, and digital and social communications.

We want a person who will enjoy being part of our team, understand the importance of relationships, be commercially minded and engage 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 talented team, 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.

We’re interested in finding the right person who is a good cultural fit with relevant experience – time in an agency and business development experience would give you an edge.

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

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