Meltwater Group Interview Questions

Updated Aug 24, 2015
148 Interview Reviews

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    Media Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Meltwater Group.

    Interview

    brief 10 minute phone screening asking about interest in role, if you're comfortable speaking on the phone, hypothetical situation. Brought in for group interview of about nine interviewees with three interviewers where we received a company presentation, told them about ourselves, and took a "skills test". handful of us brought back the next day for 1:1 consisting of one interviewee and three interviewers.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in this role? What about your past experience would make you successful here? Why don't you have a job yet if you've been graduated for three months? Are you good at research and data entry? Do you want this job? How would you describe yourself, beyond what your resume tells us?   Answer Question
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    Media Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Meltwater Group (New York, NY) in July 2015.

    Interview

    1. Phone interview with group lead (15 minutes) 2. Internet research skills test (1 hour) 3. Group interview with 4-5 other candidates (1 hour) 4. 1 on 1 interview with director (15-30 minutes)

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    International Management Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Meltwater Group (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The first round was a group interview with around 10 interviewees and a panel of 8 or so Meltwater employees. They called 4 of us back for individual interviews. Not like any other interview process I've been to. The whole thing was essentially trying to see how someone handles being under pressure.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked us to pitch a company that needs the Meltwater software and to give a 1 minute speech about something you're passionate about.   Answer Question
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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Meltwater Group (New York, NY).

    Interview

    After the initial phone screening I was invited to NYC for a group interview. There were 13 candidates and 7 Meltwater employees. Expect on the spot speeches and presentations. If you are outgoing and enjoy public speaking it should be no problem. From the group interview, they then invited as many qualified candidates back for an individual interview later that day.

    Interview Questions

    • There was also a 3 minute group sales presentation to a mock client   Answer Question
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    Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Meltwater Group.

    Interview

    Definitely an intense process. Group interview followed by a 4-on-1 interview that is designed to put you under pressure. Kind of a mind game but at the end, I felt proud of myself for getting through it regardless of whether I would be offered a position or not.

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    Marketing Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Meltwater Group.

    Interview

    Generic questions and not conversational. Be prepared with a script since you won't have the opportunity to develop rapport or respond to custom and targeted questions. Interviewer shared mostly generic info that could be found on site.

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    Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Meltwater Group.

    Interview

    First round was the group interview, very fun and engaging. You get to know your fellow interviewees and what kind of background they have, allowing you to see the playing field head on. The focus is mainly on your ability to integrate with, handle, and lead teams. If you pass the group interview, you will get a call telling you they would like to have an individual interview with you. They will also tell you to focus on an area of business that they think you can improve on. In this interview, there are mock situations you must be able to handle while the interviewers take notes. They will tell you right off the bat how you did and how you can improve.

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    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    About an hour of describing the company, then had the kids introduce themselves and describe an achievement they are proud of. We were then split up into groups of 4 and presented on a product that could benefit from Meltwater, then we had to sell the interviewers a "passion speech".

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    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a week. I interviewed at Meltwater Group in April 2015.

    Interview

    I submitted my application through a campus recruiter, and I received a call later that day to do a phone screen. They were very eager to set up an interview, and we set one up for the next day. I interviewed with the Director the next day, and was invited to the group interview. I could not make it to the group interview, and they were not really flexible about availability, so I withdrew my application. It is important to note that this is a SALES job, so do not let the title fool you.

    Interview Questions

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    Media Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Meltwater Group (Denver, CO) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I had three phone interviews basically describing the position and the company, and then I had to fill out two different questionnaires. The in-person interview is actually this week for me, but I heard it consists of a group interview and if you make it through that you have a one-on-one interview that same day. Pretty much an all day deal.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe an setback outside of University that you faced due to poor judgment.   Answer Question
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