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Coworkers are family

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Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator
Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator

I have been working at ESPN full-time

Pros

Best people in the business

Cons

Tough track for middle management

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Biggest fan, just not of working here.

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

    I have been working at ESPN full-time

    Pros

    It's ESPN, so as a sports fan you're at your mecca. You get tickets at times, but not all that often, but mostly you get to have all your meetings and reporting be about the sports you love.

    Cons

    Under average pay.

    Very little room for growth.

    Stifles intelligence: respects glad handing over work.

    Many managers aren't qualified for the positions that they're given.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Foster an environment that respects intelligence and hard work over who you know and how you network. Create more opportunities for growth within the lower and middle levels, and base promotions on performance based metrics. Transparency in goals for the department or restructuring wouldn't hurt either.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful

    Cool Environment but a very small town

    Current Employee - Associate Producer in Bristol, CT
    Current Employee - Associate Producer in Bristol, CT

    I have been working at ESPN full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cool environment, nice people, casual dress.

    Cons

    Low salary, long hours, in the middle of nowhere, promotion process dicey.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees better, promote based on merit.

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