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MEC Overview

London, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
2002
Company - Public
Business Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
If you like ordinary, we’re not for you.

If ‘beyond comfort’ thrills you, if ‘expanding possible’ attracts, then you’ll do your best work here. You’ll do it because we’ll provoke ... Read more

Mission: MEC's ambition is to be our clients' most valued business partner, famous for inspiring people and exceptional results.

Company Updates

  • Looking to launch your media career? MEC is coming to the city in love with storytelling to meet you! Join us 3/12-3/13 at the SXSW Job market to see how we #thrive!

  • MEC US named a Best Place to Work by Ad Age! Thank you to our people for helping us #thrive http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI1r3

    Ad Age's Best Places to Work 2015

    Happiness does not equal perks. That was one of the key takeaways from a recent panel that included executives from some of Ad Age's 2014 Best Places to Work. Happy employees are empowered and have a sense of purpose-they come to work every day and feel good about the people they're working with and working for.

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MEC – Why Work For Us?


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MEC is one of the world's leading media agency networks. Our 5,000 highly talented and motivated people work with category leading advertisers in 90 countries and we are a founding partner of GroupM. 

MEC is committed to growth. Growth for our people, our clients and our industry. MEC pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in order to thrive in ~ Ad Ops ~ Analytics ~ Brand Partnerships ~ Content Marketing ~ Data ~ Insight ~ Integrated Planning ~ Mobile ~ Multi-cultural ~ Performance Marketing ~ Planning & Buying ~ Programmatic ~ Search ~ Social ~ Sport, Entertainment & Cause Marketing. 

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IF YOU LIKE ORDINARY, WE'RE NOT FOR YOU

If "beyond comfort" thrills you, if "expanding possible" attracts, then you'll do your best work here.

You'll do it because we'll provoke you, challenge you and unashamedly ask for more. We believe there are no limits for passion, imagination and wonder. And it's only when we explore the unknown that we can truly thrive.

That's why we're so passionate about investing in our people to help them thrive collectively and individually.

We'll reach out and help you explore the uncharted because that's where ideas flourish. It's where people and brands grow.

You owe it to yourself and we owe it to our clients. It's the MEC way.

DON'T JUST LIVE. THRIVE.

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    I have been working at MEC full-time

    Pros

    The location and building itself is so modern which makes coming to work so motivating. The employees are so nice and there is no divide between you and the managers or any senior management. Also MECs clients are some of the biggest businesses in the world, overall MEC is an amazing place to gain experience in the media industry and work full time.

    Cons

    Only slight issue of MEC would be that as there is so many employees it can be slightly daunting when you first start but everyone is so nice and welcoming settling in wont be an issue.

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MEC Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at MEC (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    Overall, the interview process was long and drawn and the employer eventually neglected to respond to emails about the status of an interview. While the company did seem like a cool and progressive place to work, the lack of response to inquiries was disheartening and showed a lack of care about potential employees especially considering the time invested.

    Interview Questions

    • One question in the interview was why I was seeking a position here and leaving my current agency.   Answer Question
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MEC Awards & Accolades

  • The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For, The Sunday Times (UK), 2016, Sunday Times Best Companies, 2016
  • Talent Award, M&M Global Awards, 2016
  • Media Agency of the Year, MEC Poland, Meios & Publicidade, 2016
  • Media Agency of the Year, Campaign Magazine, 2016
  • Agency of the Year, MEC Poland, Effie Awards, 2016
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