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Great opportunities and benefits, but difficult to rise up within your department

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Current Employee - Digital Production Assistant in New York, NY
Current Employee - Digital Production Assistant in New York, NY

I have been working at MTV Networks full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

There are many different career opportunities within the company itself. MTV employees are generally from a very young crowd - in my department, I don't believe anybody is over 40. MTV provides amazing health benefits and employee discounts with a wide range of companies and services. One of my favorite "perks" is the 10k a year tuition reimbursement (tax free until you you go over 5k I think). If you're lucky, you will get to work with a great team of people.

Cons

It is difficult to move up the ladder within your own department. If you are hired on as a freelancer, it may take a while to get a head count approval and get converted to a full-time position even if your manager and boss recognize your value to the team. If you are below manager level, your pay will not be anything nominal.

Advice to Management

If your lower level employees are valuable, be sure to tell them often. If you want them to stay, give them an actual raise (besides the 3% annual) or a promotion.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    The only reason it's good to work for MTV is because you get to say you work for MTV.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hauppauge, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hauppauge, NY

    I worked at MTV Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good for your resume and to impress future employers.

    Cons

    Pay, morale and management are all pretty bad.

    Advice to Management

    Quit thinking MTV is such a cool place to work that employees should be happy to have their jobs. All my coworkers knew they were replaceable and the longer you worked there & the more money you made, the more they wanted to replace you. Morale is terrible.


  2. Account Executive opportunities with MTV

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

    I worked at MTV Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation and smart co-workers. Definitely top of the food chain

    Cons

    long hours are required during upfront process. Also many internal meetings

    Advice to Management

    Do your homework and make a decision


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