The only role that seems worse than ACD is ECD. Is it just me or do those folks look miserable?

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$125k for an ACD role in NY is bogus, right? Need some guidance for negotiations.

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Question! There’s a real senior HCP talent shortage out there right now, at least for those of us on the hiring end. What do you ACD level people all really want? Tell me how to find and hire you.

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Got offer for a new ACD role in NYC. I’m excited about the gig, but feel lowballed on salary (130k + relo). I previously gave a desired range of 160-170k and would love advice on how to push for it!

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What’s up with recruiters offering a LOW Senior salary for an ACD position? Really? What’s going on?

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I’m an ACD in NY making $160k. I’m now considering a role at a big Chicago agency. What’s an appropriate salary? I assume it’ll be less, since it’s a lower cost of living. Thanks.

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is 175K too much to ask for an ACD position in NYC? what’s the range? i want to ask for as much as i can, but still within the realm of reality.

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Offered an ACD position four years into my career at a decent but large shop. Upsides / downsides? Feels early, but I’m open. What are red flags?

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Mullen NYC ppl, you still hiring ACD cws? Mindy is completely unresponsive. Or is your company site serious about not going through employees?

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What would be potential benefits to ask for when negotiating a contract for an ACD position?

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What are your day-to day tasks as an ACD? I feel like I’m still doing the same tasks as a SrAD and need more guidance/support in my role but would like examples of what others experience is like.

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Recruiter just reached out about an ACD role. Most they want to pay is $165K. I made that as a GCS— in 2009! What the H is going on with salaries? Who is setting these rates? Who is agreeing to them?!

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I’m looking to move up to an ACD position. What does a CD look for in their ACD? What does the position entail at different agencies?

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My agency is hiring an ACD team, Sr writer, and possibly a mid AD. Send books if you're into it - looking for some really driven, killer folks. There's opportunities here.

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I start a new job as ACD Mon. Never come into an agency as anyone’s manager or even been ACD. I feel very capable in my role and being as confident as I can. But so nervous to “run a team”. Advice?

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ACD trying to challenge myself w something new - anyone hiring in LA, NY, CHI?

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Anyone hiring acd writers?

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I’ll soon be leaving my senior role at a big agency for an ACD role at a smaller agency. I’m not exactly sure how this change will affect my day-to-day work. Anything I should know and prepare for?

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How hard is it to get into teaching after a career in advertising? What role do you need to be? I’m almost ACD but I’m aging out. I’m not thinking ad school, I’d like to teach university. I have a BA

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POLL: how did you go from Sr CW to ACD? 1 promoted from within 2 switched agencies by applying for an ACD role 3 was recruited for an ACD role

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