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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.

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Digital Communications Specialist

What we do and who we are

Acumen is a communications agency working with some of New Zealand’s best-known companies and brands.

Our diverse team has skills ranging from crisis management to brand marketing. We are creatives, problem solvers, storytellers, trusted advisers, digital experts, thinkers, and doers.

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 have offices in Auckland and Wellington and are looking for a digital specialist based in Wellington who will work with our teams and clients across both cities.

What you will be doing

As a Digital Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for managing and creating engaging digital content across many channels. You will be an innovative thinker and will bring your creative and technical abilities to develop inspiring digital communications that create value for our B2B and B2C clients.

  • You’ll use your elusive mix of technical and creative genius to curate, create, and publish engaging content via social media.
  • You will have experience across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok & Pinterest.
  • You’ll set up ad campaigns on Facebook Ads Manager, LinkedIn and other ad platforms.
  • You track and measure campaigns and develop post-campaign analysis reports.
  • You have a flair for providing strategic advice and planning and be a compelling communicator.
  • You are a natural problem solver and are adept at managing issues.
  • You will be the lead for social media and digital work and will be supported to deliver engaging and impactful work.

Most importantly, you'll have a genuine passion for what you do and an engaging positive energy to support our team.

Our ideal candidate will have

  • digital channel and content strategy experience
  • excellent technical and creative writing skills for different audiences and channels
  • a nose for a good story and an eye for detail
  • at least 5-years proven experience, ideally in an agency
  • great time management and organisation skills - able to prioritise competing tasks without dropping the ball
  • an exceptional manner with clients and colleagues
  • great energy and creativity, and be curious about all things digital.

What we can offer in return

This role is a great opportunity for a confident and creative digital specialist who wants to join a best-in-class comms team or for someone looking for the next step in their career. 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.

Please send your CV and covering letter, to Mandy Hancock at [email protected], or for a confidential conversation call 021 479 101.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications close 5pm, Monday 09 May, 2022