Why work at Acumen?

Acumen is a great place to work with plenty of opportunities.

Being independent and employee-owned defines our culture. We are ethical and inclusive with shared values of creativity in our thinking, credibility in our teams, energy in our actions and real warmth in our relationships.

We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people, organisations and brands on campaigns that make a difference. Our work is interesting, challenging and fun. And that’s just how we like it.

We nurture and invest in our team through informal and formal training, peer review, coaching and mentoring. We provide opportunities for growth and are flexible.

We believe in creating conversations that matter.

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Senior Government & Public Affairs Communications opportunity

Communications and business advisory agency Acumen is seeking a senior consultant with strong public sector communications experience to join our Wellington team.

Our purpose is to evolve, promote and protect brands and reputations with conversations that matter. You will work across projects in the private and public sector, which make a difference to New Zealand.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, with experience in government relations, policy, corporate communications, public affairs and stakeholder engagement.

We are looking for someone who builds trusted relationships and thrives in a fast-paced environment. We help our clients to engage and communicate through times of innovation, opportunity, change and disruption.

You will be tapped into popular culture, politics and media, bringing an ability to consider a range of issues that may impact communications. You think creatively and can articulate ideas and solutions clearly.

We nurture and invest in our team of around 30 talented people. Being independent and employee-owned defines our culture and sets us apart.

We are ethical and inclusive with shared values of creativity in our thinking, credibility in our teams, energy in our actions and real warmth in our relationships. We offer a flexible working environment, the chance to work with exceptional people on a wide range of interesting projects. Our affiliation with Edelman, the world’s largest communication company, gives us access to global data and best practice.

Join us and make things happen with conversations that matter.

Please send your CV and a covering note about what makes you the right person for this role to [email protected] by Thursday 6 May 2021.