Summit Marketing

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Excellent Company

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL

I worked at Summit Marketing full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

The General Manager of the Division Ken Wittenberg is an Excellent Leader

Cons

Corporate was hard to deal with in St Louis

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Great Associates; Disappointing Leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Summit Marketing full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Summit has a flexible schedule which works well if you have children. The Johnson County, Kansas location is easily accessible and there is parking right outside the building. They put on internal get-together's that are fun to participate in.

    Cons

    Annual reviews are anything but annual and the same can be said for salary adjustments. Benefits have taken a backwards slide for the past several years costing associates more out-of-pocket.

    Summit tends to chase their competition instead of committing to developing fresh and leading-edge turnkey strategies. They also sell what they have not developed which can create chaos and stress among associates who are committed to deliverables.

    Summit's executive leadership is in-cohesive, sending out mixed messages to associates about corporate direction, corporate values and corporate financial status. This same leadership openly distrusts their managers' decision-making abilities which not only leaves urgent issues (and clients) hanging but also creates an environment where non-exec management is not trusted by the associates they lead.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Executive Leaders - Lead instead of micro-managing. Replace associates with associates instead of contractors and pay enough to get the best & brightest. Celebrate successes and allow shortcomings to create a path for learning and growth.

    The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
    —Theodore Roosevelt

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    very good experience

    Former Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Summit Marketing full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    chance to grow and develop

    Cons

    fast pace and longer hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep growing

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