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Heartbeat Overview

New York, NY (US)
51 to 200 employees
1998
Company - Public
Advertising & Marketing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Heartbeat is a full-service agency for healthcare Challenger Brands. Challengers are playing a high-stakes game—they must battle behemoth market leaders, upend ingrained treatment habits, or transform a “me-too” product into ... Read more

Heartbeat Reviews

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Nadine Leonard and James Talerico
33 Ratings
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    "This is what all companies should strive for!"

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

    Pros

    I know it sounds cheesy, but I’m not exaggerating when I say that Heartbeat is truly a magical place. Even though it was my first “real” job out of college, I know from dealing with other agencies and hearing about other companies from friends and colleagues that this place isn’t the norm. It’s actually above the norm in so many ways: projects/deliverables, culture, creativity, work ethic, benefits (health and PTO), and on and on. In truth, I really feel spoiled here.

    The work we create for clients is nothing less than stellar. Every piece that’s produced is creative and on point. At least that’s what our clients say. ☺ And, as I said, the culture at Heartbeat is like no other; they have fun initiatives (Upbeat), which are friendly yearlong competitions between teams where there are amazing prizes; health incentives (Bodybeat), which include in-house yoga and meditation, wellness vendor days, smoothie days, even essential oil classes; and gifts, I mean real, substantial gifts, for their anniversaries with the agency. Heartbeat’s annual Employee Appreciation Week (Lovebeat) is amazing! It usually includes massages, breakfasts, desserts, wine tasting , and cocktail-making classes, to name just a few.

    But best and most important of all, management here really sets people up for success. Individuals are challenged to push themselves to become even better at what they already do well. And they’re challenged to learn new skills. Employees know that management’s doors are always open to listen, learn, and act. They’ve even implemented a work/life balance program that encourages hard work but also hard play!

    Oh, and as a gay man of color this place allows me to bring my most authentic true self to work. Heartbeat strives to be leaders in the D&I space.

    This place is a keeper.

    Cons

    Can't think of a thing!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing! Don't loose that magic touch!

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Heartbeat Photos

Heartbeat photo of: Just some of the giveaways for Heartbeat's Annual Employee Appreciation Week!
Heartbeat photo of: Work days can be a downer, but downing some libations at one of our Cocktail-Making Contests has a way of lifting our SPIRITS (see what we did there?)
Heartbeat photo of: Company offsite trip to the Hamptons
Heartbeat photo of: Annual March Madness shootout tournament
Heartbeat photo of: Our own Amir Diwane was the true queen of Publicis' Égalité Charity Drag Pageant.
Heartbeat photo of: No telling who will show up to the Heartbeat West offsite events.
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Heartbeat Interviews

Experience

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    Associate Media Planner Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Heartbeat (New York, NY (US)) in April 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was seamless. I was able to meet with all pertinent parties in a single day. The offer letter came within days of the interview and I was set up very quickly with no complications.

    Interview Questions

    • What made me decide to change careers and begin a media career at Heartbeat?   1 Answer
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Heartbeat Awards & Accolades

  • Ad Age's Best Places to Work List, Advertising Age, 2017
  • Agency of the Year, Finalist, Med Ad News, MANNY Awards, 2017

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