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Bastion Amplify 

specialises in PR, social media, influencer marketing, design, web/app development, and content production.

We’re not about “us” — we’re all about you. Our diverse team of professionals deliver 100% results and 0% excuses that will take your brand to the next level.

Our purpose is to make every day inspiring…for our people, our clients, and their customers. That means constantly thinking and creating, bringing big and small ideas to life, and most importantly, making an impact when and where it matters. It means building businesses and brands, shaping successful careers and embracing what’s next.

The values that shape our culture, we hold dear and strive to deliver every day.

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From communications strategy to social strategy, we build plans that set brands on the right path.

Our team of ex-journalists know how to achieve quality, objective editorial coverage in the publications that matter the most. We can sniff out a news angle almost anywhere and have the relationships that get results, creating share-of-voice for your brand over competitors.

We identify people who hold influence over a brand's target audience and create influencer programs that deliver results.

Our social approach is bedded in strategy, audience insights and innovation to create compelling content amplified by smart paid media to drive conversion.

Our industry-first Owned News Service creates newsworthy content that can be shared and delivered to both media and through brand channels.

We help brands connect with international audiences through end-to-end in-market campaigns spanning POSM, digital, retail sampling and more.

Our Team

Chris Bretschger
Chris Bretschger
Managing Partner - Amplify USA
Steve Chavez
Steve Chavez
James Wharton
James Wharton
Managing Director
Shana Starr
Shana Starr
President - Amplify USA
Chris Bretschger
Chris Bretschger Managing Partner - Amplify USA

Chris is a savvy senior leader/marketer with over 20 years’ experience in integrated marketing developing brand-building strategies, managing paid and earned media campaigns, and building analytics tools. His experience stems from growing up in his parents marketing company to branching out on his own, having worked in various agencies such as Dentsu Next and Deutsch while serving clients in a broad range of industries including Mazda North America Operations, Doner Advertising on behalf of Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Mazda as well as Jenny Craig, Adidas, Kia, Hyundai and VW to name just a few. When Chris is not leading the business, he is an avid sailor with a passion for superyacht regatta racing on the open seas.

Open Positions

PR Senior Business Manager
Bastion Amplify
New Zealand
Social Media Manager
Bastion Amplify
New Zealand
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