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How's the vibes in agencies rn for creatives?
I've wasted a year at a place where everything is so slow, and the work is crap. So desperately looking elsewhere

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What’s it like at Saatchis at the moment?

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Can anyone help with the going rate for a full-time midweight team? Promoted to the position 2 years ago, no major awards.

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Random question but can anyone recommend a camera supply store, ideally near Islington? Looking for a UV lens filter and the one I ordered online is delayed.

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Any Senior planners who've been in the role for ~2-3 years - what sort of salary is the norm out there?

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Looking for recommendations on black-founded or black-led agencies in London.

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Imagine being Publicis, going through a whole rebrand and then making a typo on your LinkedIn bio 🤦🏻‍♀️

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What's up with ad courses only getting students to make print ads still?

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Can anyone advise on a client partner salary at OMG or WPP in the UK?

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For a market that makes such a big deal of hiring creatives in teams, you’d think there’d be more resources or avenues to make said teams happen but NOPE. You’re just left yelling into the ether and s… more

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Starting a new gig today after being laid off last November. Not an April Fools' day joke. There's hope 🥹

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Hello!

I’m looking to move to the UK soon and have been applying for Client/Account Services roles at Ad Agencies.

Would love any insights and suggestions about the industry and culture, you can share!

Anyone her… more

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Any designers / ADs here who specialize in verbal identity, branding, logo design, etc? DM me if so—I have a potential project lead!

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Like many people in the ad industry I was made redundant last year. Today I got a message from a member of my old team saying that their new line manager was constantly smashed on cocaine and was irra… more

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Q: have been made redundant after 12 years in house team leading global creative creative, content and strategy.
Worked agency 10 years prior to that. Linkedin and job sites seem to have a number of po… more

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Leo Burnett strategy under Tom Sussman. What’s the culture like? Heard people have been miserable on McDonalds since the other guy left, but then the agency’s winning loads of awards including strateg… more

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What’s it like at BBH, AMV and WK lately?

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Is Ogilvy considered a top agency or kind of meh?

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Is anyone actually getting jobs or even interviews lately? You don’t have to say where or what role but if you did actually get a new job or are actually getting interviews, please let me know because… more

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Strategy directors/ planning directors. Would you be willing to share your salary assuming you’ve been at this level 2–5 years.

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The major players 2023 salary survey has the average junior creative day rate as £250 and the average for ECDs as £500. How in the world is an ECD only getting paid twice what someone straight out of … more

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Why did lucky generals’ CSO leave?

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Hi! Maybe someone has knowledge about joint contracts? Eg creative team?

What happens if one decides to leave / or underperforms? Is the other half is automatically affected?

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Inflationary pay increases. Who's getting one? Who's not? Why do some firms make you beg for it yet moan when they struggle to retain/hire good people.

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Before moving to London I’d never seen a job advertised like this: “12 month FTC Maternity Leave”. I see this all the time in the UK. Why would any potential candidate want to do this? It seems like i… more

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Good on Extinction Rebellion for calling McCann and co. out through peaceful protest at their HQ on Thursday

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So what are all you heavy weight creative freelancers charging these days?

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Anyone here from BBH London health team?

I have a brilliant Account Director looking for a job there and it would be great to get some insights into the culture, etc.

Thanks in advance!

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Hey! Is anyone looking for junior creatives?
We are available for placements or junior creative roles! 😊

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Chance of this working is 0.01% but what do I have to lose. Any agencies willing to hire (or at least speak to) a solo mid/senior creative who requires sponsorship. To clarify, I’ve been working in Lo… more

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Aaaarrghhh I’m so sick of the job market!!

Sorry, just needed to vent.

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Why London still has this archaic system of WE MUST HIRE ESTABLISHED TEAMS. Can we cancel this please?

There’s already not enough job roles, a recession, lack of opportunities, and it’s already a reall… more

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I'm looking to speak to people who have pivoted out of the industry or work in agencies focused specifically on luxury brands (fashion/accessories/ up coming designers.) Do comment here if you'… more

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Anyone know what the pay range is for an Account Director at Brainlabs in the UK?

Coming in from North America so have 0 context of the market. TIA!

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Looking for London casting agency recommendations for an upcoming production (social content, not tvc).
Who do you like? Who to avoid?

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Hi all, posted this a while ago but any expats working NY/East coast hours that would want to meet up in the mornings?

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