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Merkle Overview

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Columbia, MD (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Accenture, Epsilon
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations ... Read more

Mission: Merkle’s number one goal is to be a great company. We are in constant pursuit of excellence; with a combination of organic, people-driven success and smart acquisitions. When we come across a company whose capabilities not only complement our business model, but exceed ... Read more

Merkle Reviews

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Merkle Chairman and CEO David Williams
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    I have been working at Merkle full-time (More than 5 years)


    Been working here for 5 years and after a career spanning 20+ years it is the best business I have worked for to date.


    Fast paced but then this is a pro if you thrive in this type of environment.

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Merkle Photos

Merkle photo of: Merkle's campus new hires, June 2017
Merkle photo of: Columbia office vounteers at Junior Achievement Biztown
Merkle photo of: Pancake breakfast fundraiser to support Grassroots Shelter
Merkle photo of: New York office kickball
Merkle photo of: New hires at a social outing
Merkle photo of: March Madness watch party
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Merkle Interviews



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    Phone call - Group task - Individual interview

    I was really impressed with the recruitment process. Unlike other companies I had applied for, Merkle's recruitment process was really quick, with each stage occurring only a week apart. The phone interview lasted about 20 minutes and at this stage they were more interested in who I was as a person (where I went to Uni, what I studied etc.), which made me feel at ease for the next stage.
    The group task requires you to answer some basic PPC questions and say a little about yourself. Don't get too hung up about the PPC questions though, as they don't expect you to know everything in the interview - they will teach you about it in the job!
    In the final stage you had to prepare a presentation for a prospective client. This is really good practice for the job, because if you enjoy making the presentation, you're going to love the job!
    All the recruiters were really friendly, and as soon as I walked into the offices, I knew I wanted to work there. Overall the process was a positive experience.

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Company Updates

  • Join Merkle and Winterberry Group for 'Customer Centricity is Data Centricity: A Marketing Technology Transformation' webinar on Dec. 14. Register now:

  • Merkle's data on Q2's ads was used in MediaPost's recent article on Yahoo’s earnings. Keep an eye out for Merkle’s full Q2 2016 Digital Marketing Report next week!

    Yahoo Releases Earnings, Reveals Testing Of Conversational Search, Virtual Assistance

    Like a broken record, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer opened the company's second-quarter earnings call Monday with a caveat that there is no news to report on the forthcoming sale of the company's core business assets, which includes search. The remaining bidders are expected to include Verizon Communications, Dan Gilbert financed in part by Warren Buffett, and private-equity firm TPG, among others.

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Merkle Awards & Accolades

  • Bronze Stevie Award, The Stevie Awards, 2017
  • Silver Stevie Award, The Stevie Awards, 2017
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