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Acceleration Partners Overview

Needham, MA
51 to 200 employees
2007
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We believe that a great work experience comes from a shared vision, challenging work, autonomy, accountability, and an unwavering commitment to finding like-minded colleagues that share our core values. We believe high-quality work and a high-quality lifestyle are not mutually ... Read more

Mission: Lead the performance marketing industry through innovation, respect for “the brand,” exceptional client service and superior results.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#23), 2018 (#4)

Top CEOs: 2018 (#2)

Company Updates

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    Infographic: 7 Reasons Why Working Remotely Rocks| Acceleration Partners

    Remote work is on the rise-and for good reason. A two-year study by Stanford University found that employees who telecommute are more productive and less distracted than their office-working counterparts. The study also found that remote employees, on average, logged nearly one full day's worth of work more than those who worked in an office environment.

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    Resiliency, Relationships and Raising Standards at AP Summit 2018 | Acceleration Partners

    It's hard to believe that this time last year, approximately 85 Acceleration Partners team members descended upon Boston for our annual AP Summit. There was much talk then about how many new team members there were and how much we've grown as a company. Little did we know what 2018 would look like.

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Acceleration Partners – Why Work For Us?


A BETTER WAY TO DO PERFORMANCE MARKETING

Acceleration Partners is more than just the leading independent affiliate management agency in the world.

Our highly-skilled program management teams have the experience and expertise to meet the needs of any client in any industry vertical. View our Capabilities page to learn more.

While Acceleration Partners is proud to employ the most knowledgeable affiliate program practitioners and publisher development strategists in the industry, it’s our Performance Partnerships® framework that sets us apart as a global agency.

Performance Partnerships® make it possible for any company – regardless of industry – to optimize, scale and track any type of marketing partnership, from affiliate to business development, and efficiently compensate partners based on actual performance after it’s been realized.





We believe that a great work experience comes from a shared vision, challenging work, autonomy, accountability, and an unwavering commitment to finding like-minded colleagues that share our core values.  We believe high-quality work and a high-quality lifestyle are not mutually exclusive.  Our team works hard, but we are equally passionate about the hours we spend away from work with family and friends and pursuing our passions.

CHANGING THE WORK-LIFE PARADIGM

Acceleration Partners’ award-winning company culture is what makes it possible for us to be an award- winning international performance marketing agency that the world’s leading brands want to work with.

From our flexible, remote work environment to our emphasis on core values, respectful authenticity, transparency and capacity-building, our organization cultivates work-life integration. We understand that, for our company to be the best, our team members must be the best – in both their professional and personal lives.




Besides being a great place to work, Acceleration Partners also offers generous benefits and perks!

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 MEDICAL

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

 FINANCIAL

  • Competitive Salaries  
  • 401K / Roth Company Contributions
  • Vacation Incentive Bonus
  • Monetary Contributions Towards Hitting Personal Wellness Goals
  • Technology Reimbursements & Phone Allowances
  • Alternative Work Space Reimbursements
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Match on Charitable Donations
  • Employee Discounts
  • Life Insurance & Disability Insurance
  • Personal Financial Learning Workshops
  • Additional Metlife Insurance Discounts

PAID TIME OFF

  • Open PTO 
  • Paid Time Off on Your Birthday
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer
  • Maternity & Paternity Benefits

ADDITIONAL PERKS

  • Team Building & Company Events
  • Internal Training & Leadership Programs
  • Coaching & Mentoring Programs
  • Subsidized TSA/Global Entry Application Fees 
  • Employee Assistance Program


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    "The BEST Place to Work!"

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    Pros

    Seriously, AP is the absolute best place to work. I have never worked at another company who genuinely cares for the well-beings of their employees, both professionally and personally, as people beyond the employee. The work we do, while often demanding and challenging, is exciting and inspiring and pushes you to to continue learning and growing. From the top down, AP's employees are all superstars - every here is genuine and thoughtful, functioning a team and here to support one another day in and day out.

    Cons

    These cons are not true cons per se, but rather an aspect of the company that potential applicants should know about. The culture at AP is outstanding, the work we do is challenging and my colleagues are the best; HOWEVER it is a fast-paced environment, and both expectations and standards are high. To be successful here you have to be highly self-motivated, organized, as well as able to proactively juggle a lot of priorities at any given time. The work from home environment is a huge benefit, however it does not equate to a cushy couch job--we work, and work hard.

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Acceleration Partners Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Acceleration Partners in August 2016.

    Interview

    I initially applied for an Associate Account Manager position and was contacted within a week for a phone interview. During the conversation it was explained that they were looking for candidates that had substancial experience in affiliate marketing as they were moving forward with a number of clients that would need to be quickly assigned. I was then asked if I'd like to interview for an Associate position which would give me the necessary background to be able to move into different positions when it was appropriate.

    I had two Skype interviews with Associate Directors and a homework assignment that was an example of work I would be doing. The interviews were very straightforward and felt more like a conversation, making it very easy to discuss my background. The homework assignment was a way to gauge whether or not the tasks I would be doing were something I would enjoy. It was far too easy to over think this assignment - especially being worried it was a pass/fail situation. I did not receive feedback on the submission.

    During the wait to find out if I would move to the final interview, and when the time by which they thought they would know passed, I was communicated with and told the decision was not yet made. This made me far less anxious for the end result.

    I was incredibly disappointed to be told that I would not be moving to the final round due to my location. AP did not have a need for an Associate in my time zone. The email was very apologetic and I felt like I was being valued as a candidate in all the subsequent correspondence. In the final email, I was told that if a position was available, they would contact me. This portion of the interview took place over the course of 3 weeks.

    Three months later AP reached out via email and said that there was a need for an Associate on a west coast client and inquired if I was interested in this opportunity. As I had already gone through the first two rounds, I was able to learn about the role and then move to a final interview. I had a group video chat with the three people that had spoken with me about this opportunity and the following day I received an offer.

    The interview experience I had with AP was indicative of how valued all of the employees are - I was a candidate and felt confidant that they would reach out if something was available. Most other companies would not keep someone in mind for over three months and reach out when an opportunity arose.

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Acceleration Partners Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work, Inc., 2017
  • Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2018
  • Top CEOs 2018 by Glassdoor, Glassdoor Employees Choice Award, 2018
  • The Boston Globe Top Places to Work, The Boston Globe, 2018
  • Entrepreneur Top Company Culture Award, Entrepreneur, 2018
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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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