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315 Reviews
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Altria Chairman & CEO Martin J. Barrington
Martin J. Barrington
117 Ratings

    Great company, strong leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Altria full-time (more than 5 years)


    - Commitment to values, that is woven into the everyday life and expectations
    - Fun culture, and strong focus on work life balance
    - Management truly committed to developing the next generation of leaders - lots to learn
    - Big organization - lots of room to move/learn different skills
    - Very competitive pay & benefits structure


    - I struggled with our industry - wished we were more than just Big Tobacco
    - Not alot of turnover - which means you may have to wait for that promotion more than in a less stable company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    diversify from tobacco

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Altria Interviews

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Territory Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Altria.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed at my college. I spoke with a recruiter who e-mailed me later and encouraged me to sign up. The interview was a 2-on-1 conversation, and they asked a series of behavioral questions (asked me to answer using the STAR method). Took very little interest in my past work and internship experience. I felt uncomfortable throughout the entire interview: the interviewers did not seem receptive to me or my answers at all, although I had solid work experience. I did not get an offer, but was sure upon leaving the interview that I did not want to go any further in the process anyways. I got a very negative impression of the company and its atmosphere through this interview and knew it was not a place I wanted to work.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked what I would do if other members of my team were lying to meet sales goals and making me look bad by comparison.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

Altria Awards & Accolades

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Best General Consumer Product Companies, Vault, 2014
Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, 2013
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Additional Info

Headquarters Richmond, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1919
Type Company - Public (MO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Reynolds American

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companies’ brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, MarkTen and VERVE. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country’s top premium wine producers, and... More

Mission: Our Mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded... More

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