At Acceleration Partners, 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 41 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.87. It was published on Apr 12, 2016. 6645 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People care about each other here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
There is a "family" or "team" feeling here.

What They Do

We asked Acceleration Partners to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Acceleration Partners is an award-winning performance marketing firm focused on online customer acquisition for consumer and e-commerce companies. A leader in digital and affiliate marketing, Acceleration Partners designs strategies and implements programs that deliver measurable, sustainable growth through transparent, high-value tactics.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Advertising & Marketing
US Headquarters: Needham, Massachusetts US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Needham, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California US Employees: 43
US Revenues: $14.43 million Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2007

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Perks and Programs

We asked Acceleration Partners to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Flexible Work Environment: Acceleration Partners offers a flexible work environment which allows employees to work from home or flex office spaces in major cities. This gives employees the opportunity to make time for their personal obligations and work in they way that they are most productive.
  • Company Gift-Matching Program: Acceleration Partners believe in giving back and matches employee donations to eligible nonprofits up to $500.
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer: Acceleration Partners also gives employees time to give back to their local communities. Everyone gets up to sixteen hours a year of paid time off to volunteer.
  • Tuition/Training Reimbursement: Acceleration Partners offers tuition assistance for full-time employees to enroll in courses that will assist in their skill or career development.
  • Next Level Leadership™/AP Fellows Program: Acceleration Partners works to cultivate talent within the company. For employees interested in developing their careers and stepping into leadership roles, the company offers formal training and mentoring to help them improve their skills.
  • Open PTO: At Acceleration Partners, we recognize the need for employees to take time away from work to recharge and spend time with family and friends so we embrace Open PTO for all full-time, salaried employees.


$80,350 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Sr. Manager, Client Service 1% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 4% of an employee's salary
85% Company-paid health coverage for employees


  • 401(k) plan
  • Pre-tax savings account
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Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks
  • Telecommute option (100% use it)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave25 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take10 days Job-protected paternity leave
10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents25 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


    • Medical care
    • Vision care
    • Mental health care
    • Dental care
    • Prescription drug subsidy

    Community Involvement & Philanthropy

    16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $3,203 Philanthropic donations in last year
    $1,008 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


    • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
    • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

    Executive Diversity

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    How to Get Hired

    We asked Acceleration Partners for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

    What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

    We're looking for people who have strong internal motivation to get the job done and done well, people who only provide superior results and unsurpassed customer service, people who emphasize an incredible attention to detail and are capable of multitasking and coordinating several projects at once. Most of all we’re looking for people who are aligned with our values:  -We believe in accountability and empowering individuals to succeed. -We believe in always getting better and being a genuine partner to our clients and each other. -We believe in always striving for excellence. -We believe in doing things differently from how they have always been done. -We believe in having flexibility and responsibility.  

    What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

    We're looking for A players who excel in their current positions and have a strong track record of delivering results for their companies or clients. Knoweldge of the latest industry news and best practices is important, as is familiarity with our company and our work. Most of all we're looking for efficient, effective, accountable people who are also a pleasure to work with. 

    Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

    We're always on the lookout for great affiliate marketing professionals, from the associate level all the way up to account directors. The same goes for digital marketing professionals with experience in organic search, paid marketing, and other channels. 

    What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

    Candidates interested in learning more about Acceleration Partners can visit the careers section of our website for more information about what we're looking for and what positions are available: 

    hiring Outlook

    7 Job openings forecast for coming year 149 Average applicants per opening
    2,382 Applications received 14 Positions filled in past year
    50% New hires by employee referrals 8 New positions created
    5 Jobs filled by current employees 21% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
    * All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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