Grey Group Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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3.6
74%
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Grey Group Chairman and CEO Jim Heekin III
Jim Heekin III
190 Ratings
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  1. "Internship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Grey Group for less than a year

    Pros

    - Everyone is very friendly - Management is communicative

    Cons

    - Often had nothing to do

  2. "Great place to learn"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Supervisor in New York, NY

    I have been working at Grey Group full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn from lots of people with diverse background and experiences

    Cons

    Can feel too big, lots of communication is via email as opposed to in person due to the large size

  3. "Great place to learn and grow"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Account Management 

    I worked at Grey Group full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed learning and growing here

    Cons

    Large agency can sometimes make it difficult to really stand out

  4. "Semi-Helpful Internship"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Art Direction Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grey Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great location, and an engaging community of people to be around.

    Cons

    Was asked to work over the weekend as an intern.

  5. "Hands on-experience for growth"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Planner in New York, NY

    I have been working at Grey Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to straddle consumer and healthcare brands. Hands-on experience.

    Cons

    Not enough mentorship and pitches go to the same group of planners everytime

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Avoid"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grey Group full-time

    Pros

    Cool looking office that was conveniently located

    Cons

    Terrible hours, no regard for work/life balance. Stress and mistreatment are accepted as part of the job and just something you have to deal with. Zero support from management. Zero culture.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Disorganized, really"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President Account Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Grey Group full-time

    Pros

    Great offices and great location

    Cons

    Seemed very disorganized and dysfunctional.

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  8. "Good PTO, Bad recognition"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ACD in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grey Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly CoWorkers, Great PTO timing

    Cons

    Extra hours of work all the time, no recognition, underpayment

  9. "Junior Art Director"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Art Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grey Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You will learn a lot from different people.

    Cons

    You will have to fight a lot to have a voice in a team as a junior art director, people will not take you into account.

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  10. "Great work environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Development in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grey Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exceptional account opportunities, smart teams, great benefits

    Cons

    Working across regions on multi-office new business opportunities could sometimes be challenging with offices in Europe and US.

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