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Millennial Media Reviews

Updated February 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Fast growing company with some upward mobility (in 6 reviews)

  • Flexible, relaxed work environment (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • High turnover leads to understaffing, which leads to more work to complete (in 3 reviews)

  • Mid-level management is extremely inexperienced (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Company and Learning Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great place to learn, Fun culture and co-workers, Entrepreneurial culture where anyone with a good idea can make a significant impact

    Cons

    Hopefully Millennial will be able to maintain their great culture as an AOL subsidiary


  2. "VP BD"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Millennial Media full-time

    Pros

    Fast, growing and exciting space

    Cons

    Disorganized structure and poor senior management


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    "Former AE"

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

    Pros

    Small enough the president knew your name but big enough the AOL bought us out!

    Cons

    Pay was not where it should have been and ops is all in baltimore which for a west coast seller is a huge challenge


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    "Pre-AOL purchase"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Millennial Media (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and mostly nice co-workers

    Cons

    Some disorganization. Limited ways to compete with FB and Google.


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    "Sold to AOL"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Millennial Media full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, relaxed work environment. Free breakfast in the mornings. Fast growing industry leads to a fast paced work environment. Lots of different opportunities for a variety of different careers.

    Cons

    Company was sold to AOL. The deal hadn't closed yet before I left, but a lot of people were uneasy about how things would turn out. There were some layoffs.


  7. "Awesome Company and Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Millennial Media full-time

    Pros

    Best job ever. Great people, great culture, great perks. Only wish the company had survived to continue on its own path. Miss Team Green!

    Cons

    None. CEO could have been more visible and engaged at all levels across the organization but a strong leadership team with great people practices.

    Advice to Management

    Take that energy you brought to Millennial and do it again. Find another opportunity to bring the team back together. Probably the strongest operations group in any company.


  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Millennial Media full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Millennial Media puts a lot of emphasis on culture and making sure that employees are happy. My coworkers are a joy to work with.

    Cons

    If more time and money was invested into technology, I think that it would make a world of difference both for the business and for internal processes. There are many very manual processes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep attracting good talent and focusing on keeping employees happy. Also put more emphasis on technology and I think it will be a very successful model.


  9. "Great Company"

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

    I worked at Millennial Media full-time

    Pros

    Millennial Media gives the clients a unique offering with the targeting using their SDK. We produce creative units for our clients that produce a high engagement level and drive the brands and performance. The teams all work well together.

    Cons

    Big company and if not in the corporate office information is a bit slow to getting to outer offices. Managers doing the best they can, however not much upper management involved in big corporate partnerships when needed.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is key.


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    "Life at a Media Tech Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Millennial Media full-time

    Pros

    - Amazing people
    - Really fun culture
    - Opportunity to completely own projects from beginning to end
    - High Visibility with senior leadership

    Cons

    - No formal training, very adhoc
    - Constantly re-branding the same products
    - Hard to move teams internally unless at HQ
    - Expected to be Always On, even on vacation as campaigns are usually only owned by 1-2 people aka no work/life balance


  11. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends

    Pros

    -very talented and nice people
    -great technology and work
    -lot of flexible hours/work from home days
    -free snaks (cereals, fruits, milk, drinks etc)

    Cons

    -can be less transparent at times



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