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RetailMeNot Reviews

Updated September 5, 2018
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RetailMeNot CEO Cotter Cunningham
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Pros
  • "Great work life balance and company culture" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Free lunch provided except for one day of the week and great work environment" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "No cons, A nice place to work at" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Felt like the career path was limited" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great atmosphere for working and growing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RetailMeNot full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The perks of working onsite in the downtown Austin office are tremendous. Free parking (garage parking - no sun baking your car every day), a coffee bar at work, tons of snacks that never get dull because each month there is a fresh rotation. The real kicker is the constant willingness for feedback from the leadership team. It seems every other week there is either some form of a survey being sent out or an announcement on survey results and action items. It's one thing for leadership to say the right things to make employees feel like they are valued but RetailMeNot backs up those words with actions. Transparency is excellent - and the best example of it starts at the top with the CEO. We have weekly 30-minute company meetings led by CEO and other senior leaders where we discuss the state of the business and questions are encouraged (either live or via text).

    Cons

    There is a constant struggle between the benefits of the open-office setting (no one has an office, not even the CEO) that encourages collaboration with the potential for distractions. It's a known topic in the office and possible solutions are being looked at, but coming from an employer where everyone had offices and high walled cubicles, there is some personal adjustment that hasn't happened yet.

    Advice to Management

    Don't become complacent. The company is where it is at right now because of the constant challenging of the status quo. Keep it up and you'll be in good shape.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RetailMeNot full-time

    Pros

    People are super super awesome

    Cons

    Lunch is not very good.

  3. "Depends on what you do and where you work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at RetailMeNot full-time

    Pros

    Type of benefits offered (food, bonus, etc. )

    Cons

    Cost of benefits offered, runs like a small business, limited promotions outside of engineering.

    Advice to Management

    Be transparent and provide equal opportunities for promotion.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Place to learn and grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RetailMeNot full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Loads of ownership that you can mostly control.
    It's okay to fail. Place where you can learn from your mistakes.
    More good people, who want to WIN! A good mix of different opinions.
    Private (can be a con too for some) and backed by a company with solid business model and history.
    Working on some exciting products and deals!
    Growing slower, but more solid than before. Kudos to the Product team and senior leadership.

    Cons

    Planning with the full product and engineering teams every 3 months (or less) seems an overkill and mostly unnecessary.

    Advice to Management

    It's great to be part of the acquisition deal, don't screw it up. Let's become the Ultimate Savings Destination!


  5. "Full time marketing role"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic environment which you feel is always moving forward with new tech, its keeping ahead of the pack. Management do a decent job of keeping goals clear and communication open. Good work-life balance. Nice offices. Relaxed and friendly environment to work in. Free food and coffee.

    Cons

    Needs a monthly update on revenue & engagement goals to be communicated company-wide


  6. "Awesome place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    focus on employee growth as much as PNL growth

    Cons

    Relatively flat org with not much upward mobility but tons of lateral movement available to grow and lean in new spaces.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work!"

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    Former Employee - Operations in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Operations in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RetailMeNot full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Open environment for sharing ideas across all facets of the business

    Cons

    Lean machine so wear many hats

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  8. "Fun and collaborative environment"

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

    I worked at RetailMeNot full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers with great ideas. Free lunch, coffee, snacks, and gym. Lots of opportunities to get to know other co-workers in various departments.

    Cons

    The ability to leave work at work is pretty non-existent (retail stops for nobody). Promotions can be hard to come by.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Challenging, enjoyable work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Excellent work environment
    - Management genuinely cares about employee wellbeing
    - Perks that matter: gym access, fitness classes, flexible work arrangements available
    - Serious engineering efforts exist and management will put time behind them

    Cons

    - Struggle with product leadership to prioritize engineering over feature launches
    - Coupon management is not exciting corporate goals


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Account Director"

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    Current Employee - Account Director in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Account Director in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits, great office

    Cons

    CEO lacks vision, slow decision maker


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