Wavemaker Reviews

Updated 28 Jun 2020

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3.3
61%
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100%
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Wavemaker Chief Executive Officer  Toby Jenner
Toby Jenner
2 Ratings
Pros
  • "There see great people working there(in 12 reviews)

  • "Valuable benefits such as health and training with a generous work life balance policy(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/Life balance can be demanding at times(in 22 reviews)

  • "The pay is not worth the high workload and you are expected to work long hours - my manager would actually question when I left on time(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Media Planner in London, England

    I have been working at Wavemaker part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    work-life balance is not so great

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Work is dull but the people are very socialable"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analytics Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great socials and away days, a fun place to work. Practice what they preach when it comes to causes. The people are up for a laugh

    Cons

    Very disorganised and not very forward thinking. Working on different clients causes problems as there can be major overlaps.

  3. "It’s a nice place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment Most people are great at their job Flexible hours 4pm finish on friday

    Cons

    Challenging to get a salary increase.

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Wavemaker full-time

    Pros

    Fexi hours Good leadership team Interesting projects

    Cons

    Harder to get a pay rise

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good People to work with

    Cons

    Weird team structure and Manager roles

  6. "Improvements needed"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in London, England

    I worked at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Young people, perks from media relationships

    Cons

    Issues with mid-management, attempts to create an office culture that isn't really working, terrible salaries (at least for entry-level roles)

  7. "Solid learning opportunities and growth potential"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wavemaker full-time

    Pros

    - Great learning potential - Upper management willing to try out new ideas - Feel valued as a member of the team

    Cons

    - Pay/Career structure quite limiting

  8. "Neutral"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice office and friendly people I would say.

    Cons

    No direction to make the business grow

  9. Helpful (4)

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    1.0
    Former Employee - Director in London, England

    I worked at Wavemaker full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good people, Social benefits, good location

    Cons

    bad leadership with no knowledge of digital, failing as a agency

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Doesn’t achieve its potential"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Client Lead in London, England
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Wavemaker

    Pros

    Flexible working and great location

    Cons

    Care more about profitability than people

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