Careers at Perceptive

Perceptive is an award-winning customer insights agency. 


While we are a team of researchers, data scientists, analysts, developers and strategic thinkers we are also creatives and innovators who work together to deliver great outcomes for our clients.



Our culture


We’re passionate about what we do and are continually curious about what it means to be human in this digital age. 

We’re geeky when it comes to technology’s role in customer experience, and we enthusiastically look to insights to inform our decisions. We love applying creativity to solve both communication and business challenges. 

As a Rainbow Tick organisation, we’re committed to ensuring a safe space for all employees and celebrating diversity in all its forms. 

As part of The Clemenger Group, Perceptive is also Toitū Envirocare net carbonzero and we are working hard to continue reducing our emissions to create an enduring and sustainable future.



Our values

At Perceptive, we're guided by three core values that inform the way we treat each other, with with clients and operate as an agency.



We seek to understand.

We always ask "why?"

We look for new ways of doing things.

What you can expect from Perceptive?

You’ll have the freedom to enquire and be inquisitive.

We’ll foster your professional growth to improve yourself and your clients.

We’ll always seek and value your feedback.



We are partners, not suppliers.

We are hand raisers, not finger pointers.

What you can expect from Perceptive?

We’ll create an environment and culture that fosters your collaborative nature.

We’ll communicate openly to make collaboration possible.



We always look to progress and develop.

We deliver on outcomes, not hours.

What you can expect from Perceptive?

We’ll create a pathway for you to grow.

We’ll always foster and reward a growth mindset.

We’ll support and invest in your progression and development.

We’ll encourage you to step outside your comfort zone and support you when you do.

Our professional development framework


Personal and professional development is an integral part of our workplace. Every quarterly review we’ll help identify courses, mentoring, training, and project opportunities to grow your professional development and career pathway 


We also run informal ‘Lunch and Learns’ for teams and individuals to share their recent learnings and professional insights with the rest of the workplace. Past topics have included: an introduction to data modelling from our Data Science Teamoptimised brand tracking from our Research Team, and design and writing advice and best practice from our in-house Creative and Content Team.  


As part of the Clemenger Group collective, our staff can also participate in group-wide learning sessions via the Clemenger University programme, which invites members from across the organisation to share their expertise. 

Talent programme and internships


Perceptive participates in the Clemenger Talent Programme, a nine-month, fixed-term employment opportunity for individuals looking to launch their career in the marketing and communications industry. What makes this programme unique is that it is open to everyone—even if you don’t have a degree.

In the first three months of the programme, you’ll work with and across the Clemenger Group agencies, gaining valuable experience and understanding of a range of fields, from media buying, public relations, creative projects, market research and more. You’ll then move on to a six-month placement at one of the Clemenger agencies. 





Our CX and Research teams regularly bring on board interns to help us during our busy periods. If you have experience or studies in marketing, market research or data analysis, keep an eye on this page for internship opportunities.

The grad programme was a fantastic opportunity to discover what disciplines I enjoyed within the industry and where I could see myself working.Jayson Soma, Clemenger Talent Programme 2020.

Perceptive perks


We’re a social team complete with a social club and regular Friday afternoon events. When in the office, employees can enjoy our professional coffee machine for their caffeine fix, along with an open bar, and a meditation/prayer room.

However, we also believe in healthy work-life balance, which is why we offer flexible hours and flexible working between the office and home.


As part of the Clemenger Group, our staff can benefit from group-wide employee programmes, from nutrition seminars and mental health workshops to culture awareness and mindfulness training. We also have a free confidential counselling service with EAP Services Limited to ensure that you have the support you need for your mental health as well as an inclusive parental leave policy of 20 weeks for primary carers and 4 weeks for secondary carers, regardless of gender.



Current job listings

Senior Research Consultant

Freemans Bay, Auckland

  • Interpret survey results and deliver key insights and recommendations.
  • Mentor and grow junior researchers.
  • Work with business directors to help design project methodology and plan projects.