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Updated July 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work culture and great people (in 22 reviews)

  • Supportive environment to learn in, good work life balance, great brands (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours and pay isn't much - but not unfamiliar to advertising (in 18 reviews)

  • Difficult to advance due to upper management have been with the agency for sometime (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing company to work for!"

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

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

    Pros

    I love the sense of company culture at Saatchi & Saatchi. Management tries to keep morale high.

    Cons

    Sometimes the management is only concerned about big picture and let's things slide in the meantime.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Creative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people who really care about the work. Good work/life balance. Strong creative leadership. I always looked forward to coming to work.

    Cons

    Can be a bit slow moving at times. Too many cooks in the kitchen on most projects. Office location is not ideal.

    Advice to Management

    Try to streamline process where possible.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Best agency ever."

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saatchi & Saatchi full-time

    Pros

    THE PEOPLE. Great culture, great benefits, great balance, just an awesome place to work. Wish I hadn't left.

    Cons

    The location is kind of a drag, that strip mall is sad and gross. Also, things are a little uptight and strict at times, but in a good way.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through with the lofty promises you make and change things.


  4. "Saatchi Review"

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    Current Employee - Junior Copywriter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Junior Copywriter in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at Saatchi & Saatchi (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are great. Countless opportunities to push self creatively. No attitude problems. Everyone collaborates evenly.

    Cons

    A little bit disorganized at times. Certain accounts managed differently and timelines get messed up.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Producer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Saatchi & Saatchi full-time

    Pros

    Great, smart, inspiring coworkers. Flexible work/family balance.

    Cons

    It takes a long time to get a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Have more face to face reviews, (or any!).


  6. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saatchi & Saatchi full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing client and great creative place to work.

    Cons

    Turn-over was high, as is expected in the industry


  7. "New Business Intern"

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

    Pros

    great people, great work environment, fast paced , and create culture

    Cons

    long hours, very competitive, hard to move up

  8. "Job Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Really good team, a lot of fun.

    Cons

    Not much really, I enjoyed it.


  9. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Management Supervisor in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Management Supervisor in Denver, CO

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

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    no cons that I can think of


  10. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work - everyone is friendly. Beautiful office space and they are quick to employ new technologies.

    Cons

    There is growth opportunity on probably many accounts, but not a ton a growth on all accounts. Some upper level executives have been here for quite some time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a great job! We really love working here and thank you for always being willing to hear out new things that we would like to try.


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