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Rise Interactive Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
2004
Company - Private
Business Services
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency, specializing in media, analytics, and customer experience. The agency is a strategic partner, helping marketing leaders make smarter investment decisions, grounded in data insights. Rise manages enterprise-level analytics and ... Read more

Mission: Deliver remarkable experiences and superior results for our clients.

Company Updates

  • Built In Chicago highlights our team, the perks of working at Rise, and our open roles. Check them out here! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQnIE

  • Read on to see Built In Chicago's recent feature, which shares how we get pumped around the Rise office for fall football. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIZrU

    Global drafts and flag football leagues: how Chicago tech is getting into football this fall

    Friendly competition is great for company culture, and what better time is there for friendly competition than football season? Whether you're a serious fantasy player who follows the preseason religiously or more of a social autopick player, an office-wide fantasy league offers ample opportunity for lunchtime discussions - and some companies even bond over recreational flag football leagues.

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Rise Interactive – Why Work For Us?


Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency, specializing in media, analytics, and customer experience. The agency is a strategic partner, helping marketing leaders make smarter investment decisions, grounded in data insights.

Rise has accomplished its growth by taking a data-driven approach to marketing, maintaining a razor-sharp focus on client performance, and reinvesting the profits back into the business.  It manages enterprise-level analytics and campaigns across all channels of digital marketing, including: paid search, SEO, email, display, social, affiliate, and comparison shopping engines. 

The agency takes a unique approach to digital marketing, applying its Interactive Investment Management (IIM) philosophy to client engagements.  Similar to the concept of a portfolio manager, the approach looks at an entire investment across digital marketing channels and shifts budgets based on performance and the opportunity to maximize returns.

An award-winning agency, Rise has been recognized as a leader in the digital marketing space and has received industry recognition for explosive growth, excellence in digital marketing, and company culture. Rise was named Digital Agency of the Year by the Moxie Awards and Built in Chicago in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. It was also named to Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and to the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

The people at Rise are driven by a passion to bring new ideas to life. Both thinkers and doers, we have a real sense of urgency to make things better. Ever investigating, often inventing, and always enthusiastic, we challenge conventions and look between the lines to find new ways to challenge old ideas. 

We are committed to delivering remarkable experiences and superior results for our clients. This is done with an energy that can be seen and felt within our walls.

Our key focus is ensuring Risers are empowered to do the best work of their careers. And, we’re always looking to our employees for feedback and new ideas on how to further create and enhance our culture and workplace to make Rise an even better place to work.

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    Pros

    Rise is a fast growing company, and people who are willing to take ownership of their accounts and deliver for clients consistently flourish here. The experience you gain at Rise is extremely valuable. Rise is 100% a meritocracy. Results and data speak for themselves. Rise is also an amazing place for smart people with an entrepreneurial spirit. Employees are positioned to own a book of business and grow the business. The only limiting factor is your desire to learn and take on more responsibility. Management truly cares about all employees, and there is a consistent track record to listening and responding to employee feedback. There are employee engagement surveys and weekly feedback programs that all help to inform and shape priorities for making Rise a better place to work.

    Cons

    Rise is growing extremely fast. While this creates amazing opportunities, it also sometimes create growing pains.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to the feedback from employees. Maintaining a culture of excellence at all levels and being responsive to opportunities to improve will be critical to continued success.

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Rise Interactive Photos

Rise Interactive photo of: Risers socialize and strategize at our Winter 2017 Happy Hour.
Rise Interactive photo of: Risers indulge in our annual Bloody Mary Bar.
Rise Interactive photo of: Risers pose with pride in their Rise-branded fleeces.
Rise Interactive photo of: Risers put on their spookiest getups for our annual Halloween costume contest.
Rise Interactive photo of: Risers teamed up for Veterans Day to compile care packages for those serving in our armed forces.
Rise Interactive photo of: Our CEO, Jon Morris, recently posed with our 2016 Summer interns for a photo!
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Rise Interactive Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Rise Interactive.

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    I found the job on LinkedIn and applied. The next day I was contacted about taking an analytical test. You have two tries to get to 80%. It is not difficult. I passed on a Saturday and was contacted on Monday about an interview with an internal HR person. A few days later I went into the office for four interviews. They offered me the job the next day.

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Rise Interactive Awards & Accolades

  • Moxie Award: Digital Agency of the Year, Built in Chicago, 2016
  • Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For - Winner, National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2016
  • Best Places to Work For, Advertising Age, 2015
  • Digital Agency of the Year, Built in Chicago, 2015
  • Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest companies to Work For, National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2015
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