Saatchi & Saatchi Interview Questions

Updated Sep 17, 2014
Updated Sep 17, 2014
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    CMO Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Seth Wolk is one of the best HR People in the Industry, he listens and is genuinely interested in the interview. HIs intelligence and experience make iit a high level experience. Although I was not able to get the position after making two cuts, the competition was fierce, Seth was a gentleman about it nonetheless. Best Interview Experience in recent years.

    Interview Questions
    • All questions fair and direct and answered but best question that was unexpected was how I would brand Saatchi as a whole through the world.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Senior Art Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 months - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Interview Details

    Thorough, conducted by trained colleagues who will be both direct and indirect reports - not HR - including CD and MD. Met with account service and planner also, over a period of time.

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    Negotiation Details
    Expected. Not the full amount asked for, but promised review in 6 months.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Copywriter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madrid (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madrid (Spain)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Really easy, I just sended my portfolio by email, the they asked me to go on an interview, I showed my work to my creative directors and they wanted me to start as soon as posible.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews: hr manager, direct supervisor

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    Sent an email to their HR who then forwarded it to their Regional Account Director who interviewed me the very next day. Was also interviewed by one other Regional AD. Interview was casual, and had the standard questions- strengths and weaknesses, why Saatchi, tell me about yourself, tell me about your personality. They also asked questions about my resume. The second interviewer asked pretty much the same, but also let me know about the job details.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (South Africa)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (South Africa)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Interview Details

    3 rounds of interview from the account management team within same day.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me when I boss yelled at you and how you handled the situation.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Account Management Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Face to face with the general manager and account planning department where it was about consumer research and things on my resume.

    I had a phone interview with the Account Manager where they asked me about my previous internship experiences, my school projects, why account management in general.

    Interview Questions
    • What industries should ad agencies be focusing on today   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview was very straightforward--nice people, conversational, basic leadership questions. Very little one can do to prepare other than smile and seem like a good-to-work-with person

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us more about which experiences prepare you for work here   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Digital Production Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madrid (Spain)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madrid (Spain)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    Curriculum Vitae selection, then Phone interview, then Meeting company in person (2 interviews), then you Get the job. You answer questions as strenghs, weaknesses, how you handle with stress, multitasking skills, why you want the position, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • Project management specific methodologies and control software you use   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Saatchi & Saatchi in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    I emailed an HR contact my resume and we set up an in person interview. For internships on the non-creative side, there's only one interview with an HR rep. She asked about my experiences, my academic background, my knowledge of advertising, brands, etc. The interviewer was really personable and professional. It wasn't a structured/ineffective question and answer interview. We had a dynamic conversation and she truly got to know me as more than a potential hire. I knew it was going well because after a while she was trying to convince ME to choose Saatchi.

    The internship program seems outstanding. The projects and accounts provide great learning opportunities. The salary is also quite a bit higher than some other paid internships (not to mention all the out of touch agencies that STILL only offer unpaid internships that I didn't even both applying to)

    The building/offices are gorgeous. AMAZING views and neighborhood. Really tight security makes it feel very safe compared to other agencies when randoms can come on in and walk around. I've visited some ancient, Mad-Men era agencies that reek of establishment, old-fashioned, old boys club.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    I had already accepted another offer. I wish I took this one though looking back

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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