Entercom Reviews

Updated August 22, 2014
Updated August 22, 2014
91 Reviews

3.0
91 Reviews
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Entercom President, CEO, and Director David J. Field
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50 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Appreciation and encouragement of work/life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • friendly coworkers, fun events, laid back environment, (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • High turnover, they don't mind training new people in order to save on salary (in 9 reviews)

  • Upper management seems disconnected from the rest of the industry (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Not bad, could be worse...

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Entercom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's cool saying you work for a radio station.

    Cons

    They pay isn't the best.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Fun

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant  in  Mission, KS
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Mission, KS

    I worked at Entercom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of fun, great people

    Cons

    No increase in salary in the 3 years I worked there or I would have probably stayed forever.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Tough sales position. Potential in the long run

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Entercom

    Pros

    Your day is your day. When things are good... they are great.

    Cons

    Long hours to be successful. Not much guidance. When things are bad... they are really bad

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  5.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Entercom

    Pros

    Going to a variety of concerts

    Cons

    Working crazy weekend hours all the time

  6.  

    Good Starting point

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    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Promotions Assistant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Entercom part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people.
    Good corporate support on projects and new platforms.
    Good spot in SF.

    Cons

    Bad turnover rate.
    Not enough pay.
    Respponsible for other things besides your job description.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent out of college job, don't expect to get paid much!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Entercom

    Pros

    Awesome work environment, cool managers, fun work environment.

    Cons

    You will be broke if this is your first time in RADIO. Don't be fooled, you are selling RADIO spots, everything else is extra.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire fresh talent if you are not serious about training and providing a real book of business for them to get started.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Innovative, Progressive and Great Culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Entercom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Challenging and rewarding environment. Terrific Assets, Events and Brands to sell. Great work life balance. Health conscious, environmentally conscious and socially conscious. Supportive management at all levels. One of the only media groups that can see past tomorrow and understands the needs of advertisers and listeners. Fun.

    Cons

    Demanding schedule, hours can be long.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great atmosphere, though at times...stressfull

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    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Entercom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great atmosphere/co-workers, great stations, excellent perks.

    Cons

    At times stressful, focus is constantly changing, low vacation time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Media Sales

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at Entercom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers were cool, perks were pretty great, pay was good for the effort you put in. You learn a lot about corporate media and the tools they provided to do your job were pretty solid.

    Cons

    Upper management pretty disorganized, not a clear mission across the board. Lots of pressure to perform. Cold calling and dealing with satisfied clients regularly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember your employees are people too.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Stream Team member for 100.7 The Wolf

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    Current Employee - Street Team  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Street Team in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Entercom as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    friendly coworkers, fun events, laid back environment,

    Cons

    high turnover rate, when I worked there they had a lot of budget issues, had to cut a lot of jobs/promotional materials.
    Can be disorganized
    Low Pay

    Approves of CEO

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