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I spent 8+ years in agency new biz and increasingly felt like a cog in the capitalism wheel, working long hours for causes I didn’t really believe in. Although I enjoyed the thrill and collaboration, … more

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Got promoted from Director to Senior Director. While I did get a pay bump (from 200k to 230k base salary), I wanted to get a gut check from this group to know if the number sounds reasonable?

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What resume considerations should be made when applying brand side? I have a creative agency background and plan to apply for a non-Creative role role at Adidas. Thanks in advance!

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Who here moved from a large enterprise to a medium sized business? I just got presented with a compelling offer. I’m excited for less politics, but might be dealing with more ambiguity. Would love to … more

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A former Manager reached out about an e-commerce manager role for a relatively young company doing $35M/year. The role manages inventory on the site (20 skus), CRO, and Analytics plus the e-tailers (… more

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Anybody know how the in house agency for Keurig Dr Pepper is? I believe it’s called liquid sunshine.

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What does a Mid level Art Director Salary in LA look like? Have an interview tomorrow wanting to know my worth on an in-house team?

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I have worked in the demand gen/paid acquisition department for two years and am looking to get involved in brand strategizing (working with marketing agencies, being great at brand voice, creative di… more

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Thoughts on Tik Tok? On the creative side?

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Hello! I’m currently overseeing all marketing efforts for a $20m D2C business. I’d like to find a similar role at another D2C SME that is fully remote. Anyone know of anything open? Thank you!

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I have interviews with LivePerson and Salesforce this week. Any past or current employees with advice?

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Im currently heading up a rebrand. Identity is all rolled out and ready for launch. Hundreds of templates are prepared. Everything is ready to hit go on next week. Yesterday the VP of marketing says … more

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Has anyone done any marketing for products sold within hotels? One of our food products (frozen dessert) will be available in a hotel chain shop. Want to promote it on menus in rooms , hotel elevators… more

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We’re looking at possibility RFPing some media agencies for our brand. But we want to narrow the list to those with specific experience. Does anyone know if the following agencies meet these criteri… more

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Currently at an agency interviewing for client side. Next round is with brand managers- what type of questions would you ask/ skills would you want from the brand side when working with a media manage… more

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Does anyone work at LinkedIn as part of the marketing solutions team? Curious what client solutions manager do

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Has anyone successfully approached an individual who has completely ghosted them? I find the practice so frustrating and lacking in respect. I’d like to confront it, but perhaps should just let it sli… more

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I’m curious the best way to pitch visualizing,storyboards and animatic services to brands and the titles of folks to reach out to? Appreciate any feedback.

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I work at an in house creative dpt. Recently, a major project was outsourced to a creative agency. We were reassured outsourcing was a one-off, and future work will be kept in house. Yesterday, we wer… more

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I have an intro call with a VP hiring for a brand director role. What might be the most common or hardest question a VP may ask for such a role? I’ve only held senior marketing roles and am about 10 y… more

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Can someone explain the differences between L4, L5, L6 levels etc? I'm hoping to make a leap to the tech side as product marketer but not sure how that translates, if I had been in account service… more

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Hey all, I’m thinking of hosting a live talk for this bowl to go over some of the more frequently asked questions about the brand side. Would anyone be interested in joining? If so, are there any topi… more

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Thinking of applying to a role at Verizon. Yea / nay? Does anyone know what it's like? And who to reach out to for creative roles? 🙏🏻

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Anyone willing to share a list of good brand side/client side/in house places that would be worth while to check out?

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Anyone know what it’s like working at Walgreens?

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Anyone hiring for a seasoned content strategist/marketer? I am losing patience at my current tech co due to factors out of my control. I have about a decade of experience working agency side for globa… more

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What’s it like working at Headspace?

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Hi! I’m new here :) I have been out of school one a year and started as a brand side art director. I always wanted to work in advertising bit after this year and chatting to so many people, it seems l… more

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Cpg brand managers, any recommendations for in store retail vendors to help drive sales? Working for a frozen desert brand. In a bunch of Walmarts, buyer is unresponsive to our promotion ideas yet pre… more

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I’m currently at an agency and am pretty sure I want to go brand side. My experience is in health/CPG, so I’m interested in CPG companies (ABM roles - I don’t have a MBA so I realize that may be diff… more

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Career question for you all. I’m looking to transition to a job that provides training to other professionals on the fundamentals of branding. One way I’ve put it is I’d like to be someone else’s prof… more

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When is the right time to ask for a raise? How do you do it?

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Marketing folks - may I ask how much you are earning based on yoe? I’m trying to make the transition and want to understand better about the salary range.

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Anybody interview at Curology? Or work there? What’s it like?

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have an opportunity to join an exciting, fast growing tech company. great comp and equity. the scope of the role is good, lots of opportunity to build big programs, high potential for growth - but the… more

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Does anyone have problems with an excessive amount of P1 priorities and a lack of time to really execute things well? 🤣 but for real, how do you/did you handle?

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Would you rather take on a global role or US/market specific if you were to be in media? Exploring options and concerned global will be less fulfilling because you are removed from the full, on ground… more

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Brand managers who have to manage integrated agency teams (IAT), how do you manage agency squabbling over swim lanes and Frankenstein strategies? Do you actually find these helpful??

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