Recently been approached about joining a startup agency. Never been in this situation before. Any advice on questions I should ask, red flags I should look for, etc.?

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Exit package if things don’t work out.

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Current accounts and SOWs. Potential for profit sharing. If your boss is a part owner of the place/isn’t going to leave (if you’re not being considered for ECD). How they handle clients. What your responsibilities would be as a CD there. If there’s open roles they need to fill for you to oversee. And, of course, what kind of agency they want to be

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How many clients are actual AOR or retainer accounts vs projects. Pin them down on that.

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I joined a start up agency as a CW.

I wish I asked for a deal where compensation would be reviewed every time I helped win business.

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Thanks everyone for your thoughts and suggestions. Much appreciated!

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