At Acceleration Partners, 98 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 56 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.17. It was published on Apr 5, 2017. 11019 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
Management is competent at running the business.
Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.

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 agency 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, 02492 Major Locations: Needham, Massachusetts, 02492
US Employees: 59 US Revenues: $11.9 million
Employees Worldwide: 59 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.
  • 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.
  • Health & Wellness Program: Employees set personal health and wellness goals and when achieved, they will be reimbursed for the expense. The design of this system is to create accountability to help each individual make progress towards personal health in a way that is meaningful and important to them.
  • Intellectual Health/Training Reimbursement: Acceleration Partners offers assistance for full-time employees to enroll in courses that will assist in their skill or career development.
  • Leadership Training/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.
  • Spot Bonuses: Spot bonuses are rewarded to employees for executing superior work, going above and beyond, or any action that positively impacts the company.
  • 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.
  • Company Gift-Matching Program: Acceleration Partners believe in giving back and matches employee donations to eligible nonprofits up to $500.


$56,100 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Sr. Associate, Client Service 100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 4% of salary
90% Company-paid health coverage for employees $500 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$500 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
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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
Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


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


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 25 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 (including FMLA)
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 parents (including FMLA)*25 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $8,800 Philanthropic donations in last year
$1,200 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

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Workforce 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. Knowledge 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. For an inside look at our company, visit our Glassdoor page and read what our current employees have to say.

hiring Outlook

15 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 37% Job Growth
112 Average applicants per opening 4,027 Total job applicants
8% New hires by employee referrals 25% Openings filled by current employees
14% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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