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Great company & work-life balance. Mediocre compensation.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Ad Producer in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Ad Producer in Seattle, WA

I have been working at ESPN full-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Talented, creative, fun coworkers
Great products, content and resources
High Impact
Great work/life balance.

Cons

Non competitive salaries and weak incentives/bonuses
Difficult to gain visibility with the organization.

Advice to Management

Create a broader range of performance incentives.

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  1. Upbeat & fun, but you'd better be a team player.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - General Editor
    Current Contractor - General Editor

    I have been working at ESPN as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High esprit de corps, a sense of fun to be there, to be able to contribute, and a brand you can be proud of.

    Cons

    They love their meetings, which can be tough if you're coming from a looser, more spontaneous creative environment.

    Advice to Management

    Would love to see more national jobs based at their LA campus.

  2. Deeply Admired Brand, Solid benefits, Strong Executive Management, Low Pay.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ESPN Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - ESPN Marketing Coordinator in New York, NY

    I have been working at ESPN full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fantastic portfolio of brands
    Great benefits and perks
    Strong Executive Management
    Resources to do your job

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic
    Difficult to move up within the organization
    Low Pay

    Advice to Management

    Establish better middle management

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