ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Reviews

Updated July 23, 2015
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ExactTarget Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle
Scott McCorkle
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Pros
  • Fast-paced, aggressive R&D budget means tons of cool stuff to work on (in 13 reviews)

  • And, work life balance is a focus of the company - in a real way - that allows the best to shine through (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance can be a challenge (in 15 reviews)

  • Because it is a fast paced environment, sometimes decisions are made to quickly that can ultimately cause friction when things do not go as planned (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Culture is great, salaries are decent and they're flexible with work/life balance.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deployment Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Deployment Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Depth of expertise of coworkers, senior management listens, upward mobility seems optimistic, company is growing rapidly, they have beer in the office

    Cons

    None so far, but I guess cross-training in different roles would allow for better structure and career path planning. Current structure encourages shadowing, but there is no formal process in place.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing, but work on developing clear career paths and ways to plan for upward mobility


  2. Helpful (1)

    Quality assurance specialist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist

    I worked at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Scheduling around work is great. Once you are in your position for awhile you kind of get to do what you want. As long as your work is getting done management didn't care. The benefits are amazing I haven't found anything to match it.

    Cons

    My job was eliminated and I was told someone would help me find a new position within the company and I had a month.. They contacted me at week 3 and nothing..... I miss Exact Targets culture and the parent company is micro managing them... A lot of shifting is going on and no one is really safe.

    Advice to Management

    Parent company back off and let the Indy office do its own thing...


  3. Acquired Technology Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Business Development in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    excellent pay, flexible schedule, good work/life balance, awesome perks,

    Cons

    high stress position, quotas can be high, feeling that we are not as valued by the parent company

    Advice to Management

    stand up for us when it comes to how we're treated by the parent company


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  5. Enablement Consultant

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work. I love the culture, the fast pace, and the change is constant!

    Cons

    Benefit disparities, and post-acquisition it seems like career paths are a bit hazy. No one is certain what initiatives will live on or not.

    Advice to Management

    Isn't it time for the Indy Tower already??! :)


  6. Exciting tech stack with too much hr involvement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility and innovation with lots of responsibilities

    Cons

    Hr involvement can be overboard

    Advice to Management

    Hr should focus on recruiting not tech


  7. Good people. Decent compensation.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud

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

    Pros

    Really enjoyed the people but since the acquisition by Salesforce there have been lots of

    Cons

    Since the acquisition by Salesforce there have been lots of layoffs, so everyone is a little on edge.


  8. Helpful (1)

    The fast-paced environment and wonderful culture have influenced me to accept a full-time offer here from my internship.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Best places to work, culture, fast-paced, tons of promotional opportunities

    Cons

    learning curve when you begin

    Advice to Management

    needs to filter down initiatives more frequently to continue alignment


  9. Helpful (1)

    Great team

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice benefits, great events, fun team.

    Cons

    Was acquired so there was some frustration in the lack of information received during the process but that's to be expected.


  10. Helpful (8)

    Used to be a great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Like many in Indianapolis, getting hired at ET was like the pinnacle of working in local tech. With amazing benefits and agile teams, it's no wonder the company grew so quickly and hired so many kind and talented folks. It's still a better place to work than almost anywhere else in Indy... at least if you don't get laid off.

    Cons

    Nowadays, things are completely different as ET gets 100% assimilated into Salesforce. It's a shame that the orange culture we all loved is going by the wayside. A large number of people have recently been laid off as part of the integration, and the company culture is just much less warm and innovative. Now it takes many levels of bureaucracy to get things done and it's more of a cutthroat environment.

    Advice to Management

    Let the orange people be orange. I wish this rating could be of the old ET, because that was a truly great company.


  11. Great Organization!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExactTarget Marketing Cloud

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Growing, fast-paced, and highly driven.

    Cons

    Rapid growth means learning as you go sometimes.



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