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ITV Reviews

Updated February 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Got to work on a very interesting project with lots of travel and good work-life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • Great place to work with great people (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Pay is relatively poor, training could be a bit better, career progression can be hard and some of the facilities are simply not good enough (in 5 reviews)

  • often the senior management gain all the rewards and credit for work done by junior staff (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ITV full-time

    Pros

    nice people that are fun to work with... i think there is good room to grow, but it definitely takes some time to grow in the company

    Cons

    the mall that ITV is in doesn't have many food options, so bring your own lunch... not many other cons


  2. "ITV researcher"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Everyday different. Exciting and varied

    Cons

    not what you know who you know...

    Advice to Management

    realise its the people at the bottom that often work the hardest


  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people to work with and love the shows they produce.

    Cons

    Would like there to be more jobs in the U.S.

    Advice to Management

    More jobs and better communication with the employees.


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  5. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work with great people!

    Cons

    None i can think of at the moment!


  6. "Great company - Sales floor is very limiting"

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ITV full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great starter in media
    Good events (ones you get invited to)
    Good benefits
    Share scheme
    Great hours - never have to stay behind/come in early

    Cons

    Constant feel of having to prove yourself if you want to progress
    Very lazy team who can get by doing the bare minimum
    Takes ages to be promoted

    Advice to Management

    Reward those who work hard and stop treating staff as if they are in school


  7. "Poor Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ITV full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people
    The brand.
    Work life balance is good
    The people
    On site canteen with free tea and coffee
    The people

    Cons

    Management don't have a clue and are insular.
    There is no career progression.
    The lifts at SBK
    No appreciation of staff
    Standard bonus for all staff and no performance related recognition
    Claim that their people are their greatest assets.. use them, abuse them and then throw them away when not useful any more

    Advice to Management

    Staff love the brand but management needs to appreciate them. Should look at a complete review of all managers and ditch the rubbish


  8. "ITV Studios"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ITV full-time

    Pros

    Fab, inclusive, collaborative, opportunities for career development

    Cons

    corporate, multi sites, competition, systems


  9. "No career progession"

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    Current Employee - Lawyer in South Bank, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Lawyer in South Bank, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ITV full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoy the programmes, South Bank location, free coffee

    Cons

    Average pay, bad management at local level, not valued, bad communication

    Advice to Management

    Need to speak to their staff


  10. "Company review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ITV (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for though very political

    Cons

    due to politics can be difficult to move up due to people already being pre-selected for roles


  11. "Exciting industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ITV full-time

    Pros

    Being part of an expanding and innovative create industry

    Cons

    Is not completely joined up

    Advice to Management

    Too London centric



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