Omnicom Media Group

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Omnicom Media Group Reviews

Updated January 20, 2015
Updated January 20, 2015
29 Reviews
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  1.  

    Wonderful Experience with Omnicom as an Intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Billing Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Billing Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Omnicom Media Group

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, working in flexible hours not the typical 9-5 setting. All of the individuals you work with are fabulous and always up for offering advice to those new and learning in the industry.

    Cons

    Sometimes scheduling appointments with clients could become lost in the email system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Typical Media Company

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group

    Pros

    Summer Fridays, Generous Vacation days

    Cons

    High turnover rates, low salary increases

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

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

    I worked at Omnicom Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, global presence, most of the planning and operations folks are easy to work with. good benefits and standard time-off policy.

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours- typical agency life. lots of last minute client projects. fairly regular turnover and moving positions within company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more attention to career development will increase employee retention

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work in IT

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities and systems to learn and gain experience with that are generally the status quo.

    Cons

    Silos are the main issue here. Lack of opportunity to move up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stopping the turn over was key. Now try and become proactive with your systems, not reactive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to start then move on

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Summer Fridays and Christmas week off. Very nice perks that most other companies don't offer. Benefits are also responsible and high quality.

    Cons

    Low pay, little room for advancement. Office politics also run rampant here. Senior management is a major concern as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We are people and should be respected as such.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Assistant Media Buyer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Media Buyer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Media Buyer in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Awesome work environment, company benefits, and work life balance

    Cons

    not many growth opportunities within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    expose employees to other parts of the business to keep enthusiasm

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Reasonable given the industry

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Development in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director of Development in New York, NY

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working for the right people can be a good experience

    Cons

    under paid, over worked, "yes" culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some direction. It is utterly rudderless

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    TOP HEAVY UNSKILLED

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits are good. Pay is always on time

    Cons

    Top level management are unskilled in the digital age. Too many top heavy old school employees hanging on to skill sets no longer valuable. Management uses intimidation and politics to bridge the gap. if you are young and skilled stay away. You will not get credit for your work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people in the digital age in positions hire then entry level.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    PHD is probably the best out of the three OMD/PHD/OMG

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of large and recognizable brands. Young atmosphere. The offices are kind of boring (look and feel wise), but there is a new revamp of offices in next couple of months.

    Internal promotions. Internal promotions. I have been promoted twice since I got there

    Cons

    Rotating to new accounts. It is very very hard to get rotated off of an account to something new.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Probably an industry thing, but don't wait until someone decided to leave before paying them what they are worth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unpleasant

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

    I have been working at Omnicom Media Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There are a lot of young people to meet. Depending on what division you work in, there are opportunities to meet with celebrities, talk show hosts and entertainers. Also, as a buyer, we get a lot of perks (gift cards, tickets, nights out) from our sales reps

    Cons

    THere is no work life balance at all. There is also no overtime. Assistants get paid terribly. Management on both teams I have worked on have left a lot to be desired.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We shouldn't be treated with an attitude if some days we need to leave by 5:30 for personal reasons. They expect you to have NO life except work and there is no reward for the amount of hours we put in. No overtime, no bonus, no annual salary increase.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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