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 Digital Marketing Communicator – Wellington

Looking for a new opportunity where you can flex your creativity?
Do you have a digital marketing background and know how to deliver results-driven campaigns?
Are you an expert at building and maintaining strong and trusted relationships?

We are looking for a senior consultant to join our Wellington team. You will have a diverse marketing skillset with a strong focus on digital platforms. You will know how to drive brand and product communications, through paid, earned, shared, owned channels. You will also be open to learning new skills across the full communications gamut.

You will understand the importance of building trusted relationships, can engage with senior stakeholders within organisations and know how to get the most out of partnerships. You will show strong executional and output focus – you know how to live by the calendar and can deliver across multiple deadlines.

You are likely to have over 6 years’ marketing and communications experience with strong capability in strategy, brand, advertising and planning, managing client relationships and sponsorship leverage. You will be experienced in content development, ideas generation, storytelling across channels and through video, and digital and social communications.

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.

At Acumen Republic we work with some of New Zealand’s best-known companies and brands, providing business advice, corporate and marketing communications, to both capitalise on opportunities and anticipate and manage risk.

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 or business development experience would give you an edge.

If you are keen to be part of a successful, vibrant business, please send your CV and cover letter to Peg Siania at psiania@acumenrepublic.com.

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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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