Londoners in Advertising

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According to LinkedIn, there’s a hiring frenzy going on but all I see are junior roles for under 35k to work on social. Is this the “frenzy” they’re talking about?

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How’s TBWA London these days? Decent work + place to work?

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How are we all feeling about NFT’s? Any clients starting to demand that they are part of a campaign? Anyone been making them for clients???

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So who has also been hit with the great pingdemic?

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Best Small / Indie Agencies in London? Have very quickly and admittedly, rather fortunately found myself entrenched in the big bad world of massive agency within a massive holding company. But I ori… more

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Who are the best recruiters for design and brand jobs, not advertising agencies? Strategy roles. Thanx

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Who are the best teams in town? Whose book should I know?

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London parents: What’s the best place to buy uniforms for girls? Would also be grateful for any tips for making it feel a bit less…well, uniform.

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Have WPP announced any plans for a return to office? Haven’t heard anything internally. I’m prepared to be disappointed.

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Notorious sweatshops - who are they? Let’s make the definitive list as I can’t be the only one sick of making mistakes and ending up at burnout towers. On my list so far: Anomaly, Saatchis, adam&e… more

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Hey! I want to move to London from another country, but I've been waiting for a while, apparently there's been a pandemic. How does it look like now? Should I wait a bit more? Thanks.

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I’m an American based in New York with big and small agency experience, and have a UK passport through my dad. Lately I’ve been considering a move to the UK or Europe in general. Are there any headhu… more

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Do juniors get pay rises outside of exceptional circumstances?

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Why did WK’s CSO leave for a lower title at 72?

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AKQA London, discuss.

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How does something like Womb Stories get made? Not the craft but turning what I imagine to be quite a smaller brief and blowing it out across multiple platforms and various executions? It must have ta… more

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Hi all! I am doing a work about NFTs (digital cryptocurrency art pieces) and sustainability. What are your thoughts on brands using them in advertising/ marketing (eg as Nike or Taco Bell / Pizza Hut … more

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Any Creatives going on mat/pat/shared leave this year? I’d love to connect with other new parents for grown-up chats in baby-friendly places and potentially some creative side-hustling/networking

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Planning on making the move to London next year from a smaller EU city. Have you got any tips or advice? What should I know before going over?

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Anyone looking for Sr/ACD team in London?Partner and I are currently the go-to creative team at the agency but looking for new opportunity. Lots of production experience. Some awards. Some experience … more

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At my first agency job, I was - Paid pennies to work 55 to 100 hour weeks. - Bullied by senior members of staff about my appearance and poor quality clothing. (The best I could afford on what they wer… more

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BEST or WORST ECD/CCO in London? GO! 👏🏽

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How we all feeling about the latest Matt Hancock scandal?

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Dammmmnnnnn how many Lions are they handing out??????

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I’m having a shit day. Tell me something nice, please.

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How do you deal with awards disappointment?

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What are the best places to find cast/acting talent for adverts?

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How much should I ask for when being promoted to CD. What is a 1st time CD making? (Some bg info: International awards, multiple pitch wins during the pandemic, work entered in 2021 shows as well)

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Considering leaving the media agency world and I’m toying with the idea of going client side (for a brand) or tech side for an ad tech vendor. Any thoughts from anyone who has made the jump?

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Dear Londoners, I’m really trying to get into the ad agencies in London, but without success so far. Could you give me tips / contacts of how can I succeed in this endeavour? I am a Group Strategy Dir… more

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“I’m swapping rosé and Croisette for coffee and my living room”. Thanks, jurors on LinkedIn, we’ve hit peak fuckheadery.

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I wonder if they’ll mention that around 10% of McCann London’s workforce is signed off with work stress most of the year? Lol

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It’s about time we spoke out. It can’t go on anymore.

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👇👇👇 Discuss. 👀

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1/2 of a creative team gets an offer to go elsewhere. Can they take this offer and leverage more for themselves or does that only work if it’s an offer for both? Let me know!

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