Brandwatch Reviews

Updated Nov 25, 2021

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Pros
  • "Living in Brighton, my work-life balance is excellent(in 19 reviews)

  • "Some smart people left on staff(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Having to go to team meetings in Brighton, but never came to London(in 11 reviews)

  • "There are no women in the senior management(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Interesting work - great career progression

      Nov 24, 2021 - Director, Product Marketing in London, England
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      Pros

      Really interesting work and a culture of trusting people with new responsibilities to help them grow and learn Very talented and driven team who are also nice to work with

      Cons

      A lot of change causing some growing pains Communication from senior leadership can be lacking / unclear

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great opportunity

      Sep 10, 2021 - BDR in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      Benefits, laptop, bonuses, fill kitchen

      Cons

      A lot of changes in strategy

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Engineering scaling pains

      Sep 8, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      Fantastic people. Kind, empathetic. Lots of flexible work benefits, and focus on work/life balance.

      Cons

      Lack of experienced senior engineering leadership. An unwillingness to bring in senior individuals that have experience in scaling engineering teams from start-up to medium size. This leads to poor structuring and organisation of both teams and software, and ultimately significant drag in delivery.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Fast growing Start up

      Sep 5, 2021 - Renewals Manager in London, England
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      Pros

      Good work environment. Great team. Exciting projects and customers

      Cons

      Poor Compensation. Hard to progress. Lack of career support.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 8, 2021 - Administrative in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      really good day to day perks and emplyee wellbeing

      Cons

      Not competitive in salary for brighton

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Company that really cares about their employees

      Jul 6, 2021 - Customer Success Manager in London, England
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      Pros

      Amazing culture beyond perks, actual mental health support, understanding managers and colleagues. Opportunity for growth and constant learning and training

      Cons

      Salaries are good but could be more competitive. Benefits are a bit poor compared to other companies

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great culture

      May 14, 2021 - Product Operations in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      * flexible working for parents and carers * lots of diversity and inclusion initiatives * great mental health support

      Cons

      * some exec level managers too removed from the rest of the comp

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good environment, not many benefits

      May 13, 2021 - Brandwatch Employee in London, England
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      Pros

      environment, people, opportunity to grow and change roles

      Cons

      lack of benefits such a medical

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Supportive Culture and Rewarding Work

      May 5, 2021 - Javascript Engineer in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      Lots of exciting projects to work on Huge potential for career growth Culture extremely supportive of wellbeing and mental health Great personal development opportunities Great managers and VPs Opportunities to move across teams / departments / skills Able to work remotely/part time

      Cons

      Opaque about salary bands, and rates aren't the most competitive Since moving remote, benefits haven't quite caught up or adapted (but work is being done to improve this)

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Little understanding of job roles

      Mar 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Brighton, England
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      Pros

      Some good benefits including Headspace membership

      Cons

      C suite seem detached from wider staff with the big focus on getting the company into the Forrester wave and little focus on listening to employee gripes

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