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    Former Employee - Campaign Manager  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Campaign Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Ad Council full-time for more than a year


    Smart, hard-working individuals who are passionate about public service advertising


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    Management was strong and gave growth opportunities to young people

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    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Ad Council in July 2013.

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    It was a pleasure to meet with everyone at the Ad Council. They are committed to their mission and the office seemed like a great place to work. Though I never got an offer, one complaint about working there is that it did not pay as much as a similar position in another organization, but the office culture and opportunity to work with nonprofits, governments orgranizations, and ad agencies made up for this weakness.

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1942
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The birthplace of Rosie the Riveter and Smokey Bear, The Advertising Council carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. Using public service announcements, the not-for-profit organization conducts about 50 campaigns each year aimed at areas such as children's issues, health, community, the environment, and family. The Advertising Council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms and receives about $2 billion in donated ad time and space annually. Founded in 1942 as the War Advertising Council, the organization's... More

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