Wieden + Kennedy Discussions

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When Wieden + Kennedy says “the work comes first”, how much more seriously do they mean that than the average e… more

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i am really underpaid and feel very under appreciated but everything else is great. because it’s wieden. Am I crazy if I’m considering leaving for another agency because of the low pay at wk? Or do I… more

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What’s the Wieden NY work/life balance like?

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Before the break I applied to Wieden + Kennedy and sent a LinkedIn message to one of their recruiters. She said… more

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Does anyone here know anyone from Droga 5 London or WK London? I’d love to work at both these places but not sure who to approach! I have sent mails on their generic career opening email ids but not s… more

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If you had the choice of all 3, would you do JL, FIG, or Wieden for strategy?

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Strategies for getting a job at Wieden + Kennedy:

1. Create a competitive shop that will steal all of their clients in the future, forcing them to acquire you today.
2. Become… more

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Has Wieden Kennedy NY lost its touch? Seen so much mediocre work come out of there.

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If you would’ve told me 10 years ago that I’d have a job offer from Wieden+Kennedy I would’ve said “never in a million years.”

And yep, I was right.

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I work at a competitor as a project manager and we are very underpaid at my agency. I am curious what a senior project manager makes at Wieden?

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Advice on getting a job at Wieden? Been monitoring job ops for the past 2 years. Have never come across a jr/mid level brand strategy opening. Used to be in touch with their recruiter but she left rec… more

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W+K freelancers or former W+K freelancers:

Any of you managed to land a job at Wieden during or after your gigs? How did you do that? 😊

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I used to want to work for Wieden+Kennedy.

I still do.

But I used to, too.

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So Wieden+Kennedy makes ads for Impossible Meats saying don’t eat beef. At the same time makes McDonalds ads saying eat beef.

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Trying to get a list together of agencies that are doing good work and seem to be filled with decent humans.
So far I have Wieden and…
Maybe FIG?
Martin?
What do you think?

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Are Wieden + Kennedy and Droga5 salaries on par with holding companies or better?

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Hi all! This might be a long shot but I’ve always wanted to work at Wieden + Kennedy. Would anyone be able to refer me or put me in touch with a recruiter to learn more about opportunities? Thank you!

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In the early 2010s, agencies like Wieden, Goodby and Droga seemed extremely prestigious. But now, while these agencies are respectable and desirable places to work, I feel like they don’t hold the sam… more

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What’s the work/life balance at wieden?

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I’m running an indie advertising company with no backers or investors at all; we can’t afford senior or talented people because of this. The objective is to keep my company free to make brave choices … more

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Meeting with Wieden + Kennedy on Thursday.
What to say what not to say?

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What do junior creatives do at places like Droga and Wieden?

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If you had the choice of all 3, would you do JL, FIG, or Wieden for strategy?

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This may vary or not have a “formula”, but I’m curious about how you from Droga5 or Wieden got hired, is that a mixing of good work/awards/merit/experience? What’s the process behind? Thanks.

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Wieden Privilege:

Being able to get certain ideas made purely because it came from W+K. If you took the exact same idea and tried to sell it to the exact same client through any other agenc… more

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Who has the best office location - independent shops? Droga, 72andSunny, Johannes&leonardo, Wieden, Work&Co?

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Does Wieden+Kennedy have a reputation when it comes to compensation?

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What’s it like to work at Wieden?

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I am the “Someone at Wieden+Kennedy viewed your profile” 🤭

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I have a job I am really interested in at Wieden + Kennedy and I would love to get a refferal! Looking for some… more

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Does Wieden do emails and banner ads?

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Any agencies not dumpster fires right now? Besides Wieden, who’s actually making good work while maintaining a status of “decent place to work?”Looking around. Which made me question whether I should … more

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PSA.

Droga5 is not what it used to be but still have good opportunities. People say it is a tough place to work.

WK is solid but sometimes also does bad work. Have decent hours.<… more

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Senior Project Manger Salary at Wieden + Kennedy?

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I never worked with Ana and Hermeti Balarin, or at Mother or Wieden. But as a Brazilian immigrant, knowing how hard it is to work speak and live in another culture, I’m freaking proud of seeing a Braz… more

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