Hey there! I work in a mid-size full service agency with a growing marketing team. We currently don't have a CD due to our size and current client portfolio, but that's a role I'd love to step into when the time is right and my management is on board with that. Any advice on how to prepare for that kind of role without changing agencies? Or anyone open to mentoring me? I'd love to learn from a CD or ACD to see what they're doing and what I can bring without leaving my team!
HIRING! Staffing up a new team. I need an ACD, copy to be my partner as well as a Sr. AD for a really cool brand (not a launch). Send me a message if you’re thinking about a new opportunity!
CDs - Interested to know the role you play as a CD for a large brand account with 2 x ACD/Senior teams also working on it?
Just overseeing check-ins? Working on it yourself? Writing set-ups? Owning the deck? Does the CCO/ECD get involved?
LOs Angeles ACD (10+ experience) rate? The role actually will require some creative direction.
Moving into an ACD role and being asked to lead the team, and feel like I’m getting my first lesson in dealing with difficult creatives. I’m trying to help get a project over the finish line and the creative is extremely difficult with taking feedback.
I’m trying to put myself in their shoes - the new ACD who used to be my peer is now suddenly making recommendations and providing feedback, but holy hell. Any tips?
Hey gang, what's a fair salary for a Sr. Writer moving up to an ACD role in San Francisco?
Got promoted to ACD. Didn’t realize how little creating there would be. Mostly managing people and thinking about timing and writing emails. Yuck. Is this consistent with the role or more circumstantial?
I'm working at an agency that doesn't have the ACD role. On paper that means I'm a Sr. Creative. That said I was an ACD at my previous agency, I'm being paid like an ACD now, and the role is that of an ACD. If/when I leave how unethical is it to say I was an ACD here - just for the sake of optics on LinkedIn/elsewhere.
Stay for the mentorship or leave for the money?
I'm a Sr. copywriter getting underpaid at a network agency. I've been talking to recruiters, and it seems like I could get a 25% raise if I seriously applied myself and made a lateral move - most likely to an indy.
However, my current agency has been explicit about training me to be an ACD. They love my work and make no bones about saying that they see me in that kind of role.
What would you do?
Interviewing with a FAANG for an ACD/Creative Lead position and trying to wrap my head around salary negotiations. What are people making at similar tech companies with 6-8 years of experience (base salary and total comp)?
ACD interviewing with agencies for CD/ACD role. Then some brand recruiter emailed me about an Art Director position. Huh? 🤔 Do they even look at your resume or portfolio before reaching out?
What NYC-based consumer agencies are hiring (or willing to chat)? Every time I go on LinkedIn and search for available ACD/CD Art roles, the same health agencies show up (no hate, just not the type of work I like).
I got interviewed for a role in a different group at my current agency, and it went great. But it’s taking like forever to negotiate a salary (I pushed back and asked for a bit more over a month now). Every time I ask about the status, they say, “we’ll get back to you soon.” At this point, I feel they’ll go with a lower-salary candidate. So, If you’re looking for an experienced ACD/Art in NYC, hit me up. I think it’s time to look for other opportunities outside my company.
Job Description: Sr. Copywriter, 5-8 years of experience
Me: 9 years as copywriter, references, book, awards, etc.
Recruiter: "We're actually looking for an ACD level person to fill this role."
Lyft has had what seems like the same ACD Writer role open for months now. Just yesterday, I saw that CCO post it with a note on LinkedIn.
How have they not found anyone yet?
Should this be a red flag?
I've applied myself and haven't heard a peep, but I don't for a second think I stand a chance. So, I'm just curious if anyone has any light they might be able to shed as to the persistence of this open role. I know it's hard to find the right fit, but this is weird...
How does your agency structure its Engagement/Activation/Digital Strategy dept, as far as titles/roles go? It doesn't seem as defined as other depts and, from what I can tell, it also isn't uniform across agencies. For example, in our Copy dept, the succession is:
1. Junior Copywriter
3. Sr Copywriter
4. Copy Supervisor
5. Copy Group Supervisor
6. VP, Copy Group Sup
7. VP, ACD
8. SVP, ACD
9. SVP, CD
10. SVP, ECD
As a Sr Digital Strategist, what's the next logical role for me?
If you are hiring, what would you prefer:
- An experienced ACD that makes 190k?
- Or an not so experienced CD that makes 190k?
The point I’m trying to investigate is: I think the fact I am an experienced but expensive ACD is taking some opportunities away from me.
What do you think?
Starting a new role going from Senior to ACD. Will start having 1-1s with teammates soon. What should I ask them/convey to them?
I have an interview tomorrow for an ACD position I really want, however, I want to ask good questions to get an idea what the work/life balance is. I know people at the agency, some with kids, and they say it isn't horrible, most days it's not bad hours, just occasionally you'll have to pull a 10 he day for a pitch or tight deadline. Totally get that. I don't know anyone on this specific team, though, so drop me all your smart workflow questions.
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 managing Jr teams. Who’s hiring?
Pay range for an ACD role at apple in LA?
In Chicago for the second time and I love this place. Anyone hiring an ACD writer so I can move here and live here?
Senior Copywriter here, looking for either another senior role or ACD position.
Hit me up!
Or don't. You do you.
speaking of negotiations, i’m going in-house after 4 years in advertising. i’ve been an AD and a senior graphic designer but interviewing for a graphic design position. has anyone negotiated...
What’s the best certification or course to take to build a career within HR. My career has not been linear and I feel it’s hard to sell myself as a candidate to the right roles that I’d like. Background: Office manager, personal assistant, Regional Manager(this was a startup environment where I wore a lot of different hats; Project Management , EA, Full Cycle Recruiting, People Operations, logistics, L&D, etc), HR & talent coordinator. My end goal would be in a Head of People role.
After 3 months of applying I some how got an interview with a well known growing tech start up! Interviewed and got an offer this week. Unfortunately the offer is lower than my current comp with 1 yoe but it gets me out of tech consulting/compliance and into a pretty interesting product facing role! A bit sad about a lower comp but also pretty pumped about pivoting career paths so early and getting to work in product! Hope this “success” helps motivate some of y’all who might feel down!
How is navigant's life sciences senior consultant (or equal, post associate) role?
- type of work/culture
2 years experience here in the hospital revenue field, looking to transition over.
I’m considering looking into a financial advisor. What are the pros of hiring one and what do they help with?
I currently max out my 401k, Roth and HSA so I don’t want to spend the time talking about how to save for retirement but rather more complicated ways to save (idk I’m naive but should I open a special trust or an llc)
Also those in New York City do you have anyone you recommend
Would it be seen as a downgrade to go from agencyAD to presentation designer?
I’m wondering if I’m in the wrong position. I thought I was used to throwing out a fuckton of ideas + animating them + getting shot down a ton, but I’m only getting more and more miserable as time passes.
I feel like my energy is getting wasted and would be happier focusing on slides and presentations only, but I’m afraid it’ll hurt my career trajectory. But I also heard presentation designers make a lot. Thoughts?
I'm about to interview for a Business Operations Associate role at LinkedIn. Can anyone give me insight into what the interview process is like and what to expect? Thank you!
How long after MBB final round interviews did you get an acceptance/rejection? (Post-MBA summer associate position)
as a young creative, would you take a contract role at a FAANG that's currently on the table or try your best to land a job at a good agency instead?
Interviewed with Morgan Stanley last week for an operations position for the Baltimore office. Was suppose to have a third interview with a director on Thursday but the day early in the day, of the interview scheduled was told to cancel it. It’s been a week now and I’m not sure what to do since I haven’t heard anything back. What do I do?
I think I accepted a bad offer at P&G. Band 2 CMK Sr. Manager. What is a typical salary for that role?
I am a experienced manager in transaction advisory services (financial due diligence), thing about going to industry but I am also wondering if staying in the firm till senior manager or director will get a better exit opportunity. Any advice? I have no interests in accounting type jobs and my current interests are in strategic finance. I am really curious what exactly should be the best grade to jump.
Hey fam, I have a small coffee chat with a referral. How should I approach it since it's gonna be pretty casual? Any and all help would be great and appreciated.
I have been working as an internal auditor for the last 2.5 years, and am contemplating on whether to consider moving roles into middle / front office or take a VP role art a peer bank. Any thoughts?
Looking for a friend. EPC Domain - Project Manager role. Preferably energy companies.
Preferable Location : Bangalore
Experience 25+ years.
Currently working Wipro
Any leads would be greatly appreciated.
We’re hiring a few digital marketing manager positions right now in Santa Clara. They’re strategy focused roles, including one hybrid analytics/strat. If you’re interested in going client side, LMK!
Looking at Organizational Change Management Senior Consulting with Deloitte. Can anyone help with a referral? Thanks in advance!
What’s the best advice/insights you’ve ever gotten when you first started in LS/pharma consulting? I’m trying to get my foot in the door. 0 YOE in consulting. Would love some help/connection.
Anyone have knowledge/experience with Impendi Analytics? Looking at a role there, thanks!
Best vendor to rent a car for a month? Looking to rent a decent car not too expensive. Let me know if there are any deals or discounts.
While speaking with a manager trying to describe micromanagement from a team member, my role as a senior designer was described in paraphrase as, “Well as directors we are designers too, and so you become the Wacom tool, and we can sit next to you and tell you how to design the project or live direct the development over zoom”. I reiterated that this doesn’t reflect trust or respect in my abilities and my role was again described as a tool.
What is your day time and night time skin routine? I have dry skin and I’m 28 years old. I’m trying to look for a good treatment to start with..
Please give me ur answer!!
Does PWC AC banglore offers permanent wfh?
Will that be mentioned in offer letter?
I have HR discussion tomorrow.
I have an offer from EY GDS bangalore, I am looking for WFH. Which one should I prefer?? Please provide your inputs😊Pwc AC @EY
Hi HCL Folks ,
Got offer from HCL.
how is work life balance and job security in HCL. ?
Also if i have 1 Lac as Variable pay , how much variable pay does HCL normally pays ?
28LPA CTC In Chennai vs 233000 MYR in Malaysia? Assuming I rent in both the cities. Family of 3 . Child is 1 year.
Aim is to save maximum money. Which is better.?
Is anyone from BCG willing to chat about a referral? Happy to provide my background over DM.
Boston Consulting Group
First time in years on the metro. Looks new but smells like the streets of NYC. What have your thoughts been on the metro since its revamp minus the fires?
I’ve exercised on and off but looking to build a structured workout regime in the new year. To start off, do you recommend a daily shorter workout or longer workout every other day? Or any other cadence? TIA!
Has anyone taken medical leave due to mental health? Any advice or lessons learned as a try to do this?
ND Office Male A here,
I have a huge crush on a Female AC, she sits behind my workspace in New Delhi office. We are in the same Space.
If you are single & here in this bowl, I really want to ask you out for coffee.
But meri fatt jaati hai ye HR policies ki soch kar ke.
I'm unable to find any common ground for us to start our Conversation too, kuch to hint do.
Overheard your teammates calling you Non-veg food buff, let's go for a Biryani Date, Your favourite place. 🤞 ♥
Need reviews regarding Salesforce projects at Eternus Solutions. Is it better to join for learning purpose rather than Accenture and other tech companies? I'm having 1 year exp in Salesforce.
Happy Friday! I am looking to fill 2 Remote HR Generalist/Onboarding Specialist positions. Here is the job posting http://www.jobs.net/j/JUoxILFq?jobdetails=true I am looking for someone in the California, Texas or Huntsville, AL area. If you are interested please apply here: http://www.jobs.net/j/JUoxILFq
I met a guy at a party Saturday thru a friend of mine, who he was there with, and got his number. What’s a good next play from here? Something that’s worked for you, whether you were him or me in this scenario
Tata Consultancy Does anybody working in TCS banglore(Whitefield). Is there still WFH provided??
Because I got offer in tcs banglore as SAP developer 1.2yr exp. Will they call me to office??
Please let me know fishers!!!