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M&C Saatchi Reviews

Updated 12 Aug 2019

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3.3
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M&C Saatchi CEO Jeremy Sinclair
Jeremy Sinclair
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people who care about your development(in 7 reviews)

  • "Everyone is really nice and caring, agency is very respectful of work life balance(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours as other ad agencies(in 15 reviews)

  • "Lack of work/life balance, a little bit old boys network for senior management(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Account Director 
    Recommends

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time

    Pros

    Fun people Great client list Great food Lots of company events

    Cons

    Bit old school Big hierarchical

    M&C Saatchi2019-08-04
  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Clients aren't the best

    M&C Saatchi2019-08-12
  3. "Great agency"

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    Current Employee - Operations in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibilty to undertake role in a way that suits your needs and goals. Lots of room to grow and develop.

    Cons

    Large group so not always a intimate feel.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working towards everyone in the business doing better as this is when the agency will shine.

    M&C Saatchi2019-07-29
  4. "Very professional and driven agency"

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    Former Employee - Group Account Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some great talent in place

    Cons

    Some confusing management decisions sometimes

    M&C Saatchi2019-08-11
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Director in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and flat structure

    Cons

    Some HR policies are outdated

    M&C Saatchi2019-07-28

    M&C Saatchi Response

    July 29, 2019Group People Director

    We are reviewing all of the current policies with a view to presenting them to the business in September, so please look out for this.

  6. "Heavy in management and a lads place, but you can find your space and make good work."

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    Former Employee - Art Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A well known and well-respected agency.

    Cons

    Heavy in meetings, and slow in decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Trust more the creative department.

    M&C Saatchi2019-06-15
  7. "Enjoyable but demanding"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at M&C Saatchi full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Get to work on cool projects, events and research tasks and have the opportunity to bring in your hobbies/interests

    Cons

    Long working hours and not a great deal of flexibility - v high pressure environment within Sport & Entertainment specifically

    M&C Saatchi2019-06-25
  8. "All right"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time

    Pros

    Was all right. Was a meritocracy

    Cons

    Lack of resource. Creative was adequate, but not amazing.

    M&C Saatchi2019-04-12
  9. "Great family vibe"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great location, brilliant people, good support services and processes in place

    Cons

    Low salaries, calibre of clients is lacking

    M&C Saatchi2019-02-28
  10. "Chief Client Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at M&C Saatchi full-time

    Pros

    Independence, meritocracy, momentum, intelligence, support

    Cons

    Pressure, ability to adapt fast enough

    M&C Saatchi2019-02-04
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