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The Mars Agency Overview

Southfield, MI
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We are The Mars Agency--- a full-service, global agency in a world full of agencies. The difference between us and them? We write our own rules. It’s one of the many perks of being independently owned for over forty years. We exist to nurture growth & ... Read more

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The Mars Agency – Why Work For Us?


Berry Gordy felt it when he founded Motown. Henry Ford infused it into his Model T. And following the lead of Detroit’s great pioneers, The Mars Agency is powered by it. What is the fuel-injected secret ingredient? Soul. It’s in the sound, the rhythm and the steady beat of steel. And in this percussive, churning city we feel a gritty pride in.

Detroit runs freely through the veins of The Mars Agency and continues to propel us beyond 8 Mile to the farthest corners of the Earth. Today, The Mars Agency is a fully integrated, global industry leader in shopper marketing with shopper-friendly offices in eight U.S. cities as well as London & Toronto. From the D to the world and still on the move. And unlike other marketing agencies that have something to prove, we have a lot to offer. We create impact.


Brainstorming, strategizing, writing, art directing? If you think any of these is your calling and you’re a college student or recent grad, you may want to consider a summer internship at The Mars Agency. We offer internships in marketing, communications, digital media and human resources. You’ll work alongside industry vets as they navigate through real-world assignments, to develop marketable job skills, establish contacts and gain practical experience. If you think you’re up to the challenge, submit your application for our exciting internships this May through August.


The Mars Agency Reviews

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    I worked at The Mars Agency full-time


    Snacks and coffee


    Continually changing objectives makes goal obtainment challenging

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The Mars Agency Photos

The Mars Agency photo of: Ad Council Awards
The Mars Agency photo of: Inaugural class for the College for Creative Studies partnership, Cross Stitch Creative
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The Mars Agency photo of: Martians sit hillside for a backlot 80s concert
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The Mars Agency Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at The Mars Agency.


    Interview specifics were clear as to time and who you would be interviewing. Arrived a few minutes early. Waited 15 minutes in an empty lobby. Someone finally noticed I was there. First interview was professional; second was not. The interviewer spent the first half telling me about his accomplishments, one uping anything I said when I tried to steer the interview to my qualifications, and comparing who I knew at my current employer. Second half was the interviewer checking his phone. Very off-putting.

    Interview Questions

    • Ok, interviews over, what do you really want to know?   1 Answer
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