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Captivate Overview

New York, NY
51 to 200 employees
1997
Company - Private
Media
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Founded in 1997, Captivate is the leading digital media company reaching on-the-go business professionals throughout their workday. Known for its network of more than 12,000 elevator and lobby displays located in 1,800 premier office buildings across North America, Captivate ... Read more

Mission: Our mission at Captivate is to elevate the workday for 10+ million professionals by providing valuable, entertaining information through lobby and elevator media screens in premier office buildings that connects them to their world outside the office.

Company Updates

  • Read on how Marc Kidd, CEO, discusses 'recruiting the best talent and creating a culture that inspires their best performance' at Captivate.. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQtEB

    Marc Kidd on Bringing His Dad's Winning Formula to Captivate

    For more than 30 years, Jack Myers has been the go-to visionary in the media business. He serves as Chairman and Media Ecologist at MyersBizNet, which "future proofs" the business of more than 200 member companies through exclusive market intelli... read more

  • Congratulations to our new hire, Tyler Gold! Welcome to the team! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQtEn

    How I Found a Job in Finance at an Awesome Company

    Our mission here at The Muse is simple: to help you find your dream job. So, there's nothing we love more than hearing about it when you do! Today, we chatted with Tyler Gold, a financial analyst at Captivate.

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Captivate – Why Work For Us?


Our Story

The Captivate founders recognized the lengths people go to avoid eye contact and personal interaction during confined elevator rides and set out to develop a solution that would alleviate elevator awkwardness.

Fast forward 20 years and Captivate is an industry-leading digital media company engaging 10+ million professionals with compelling content and useful information from the world’s leading media providers via 12,000 elevator and lobby screens in 1,800 premier office towers across North America.

Captivate offers a generous FTO (flexible time off) policy, matching 401k, commuter benefits & health insurance programs. We encourage work-life balance through team building activities, employee outings and celebratory events. If you are looking to join a growing, dynamic company with a great work environment and the opportunity to make an impact, Captivate is for you.

Captivate Reviews

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    Pros

    - competitive pay
    - comprehensive training
    - solid management team
    - real company culture
    - room for professional growth
    In my experience, it's rare to find all of these things in one company. Captivate seems to have a very clearly defined vision of where it stands in the market, and an understanding of where it's looking to go. The sales team is cohesive, everyone really seems to look out for one another, and- despite its growth- it's managed to not have an overly "corporate" feel to it.

    Cons

    At this point, none worth mentioning. There are minor details, but nothing that's of real concern.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up, I really like working here.

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Captivate Photos

Captivate photo of: Captivate All Hands Conference Chicago Team
Captivate photo of: Real Estate Team in Nashville!
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Captivate Interviews

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    Phone interview. Was asked a lot about my previous role. And talked a lot about the role as a sales planner. Interviewer was very nice, and welcoming. Also talked about the culture at the company.

    Interview Questions

    • What was your role at your previous employment?   1 Answer
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Captivate Awards & Accolades

  • Gramercy Institute’s Top 20 Most Valuable Partners in Financial Marketing, Gramercy Institute, 2016
  • BtoB Media Power 50, BtoB Magazine, 2013

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