Omnicom Group was founded in 1986 by Allen Rosenshine, John Bernbach, and Keith Reinhard in the three-way merger of their respective companies. The company is now considered the world's second largest agency holding company and is comprised of five major ad agency networks: BBDO Worldwide, DDB Worldwide, TBWA Worldwide, Diversified Agency Services (DAS), – more...and Omnicom Media Group (OMG). The services in these different networks include such things as media planning and buying, brand consultancy, digital and interactive marketing, field marketing, and sports and events marketing. Omnicom employs more than 74,000 creative people in 100 countries around the world. It serves over 5,000 brands and has put some of the most iconic and successful brands in the spotlight. The company is an industry-recognized leader and has the awards to prove it. Omnicom is also a Fortune 500 company and was ranked by the Wall Street Journal as a leader in its peer group. Employees with the company are provided with generous benefits, a unique opportunity in a challenging field, and valued ongoing education and training to ensure continued professional growth. Both current and former associates with Omnicom love that the company is so "well-known throughout the industry." Employees agree that they were offered "good benefits" as well as "great pay" and "excellent growth opportunities." The opinion on the company's commitment to work-life balance is mixed, with some saying that they were "provided with flexible working hours" and others indicating that there were "unnecessarily long hours." Several associates indicated that this was a "high energy and fun place to work." – less
Written by Credit Manager (Former Employee) from Sydney on 20 February 2020
Good place to work but working in finance in media industry is tough. Very little respect within the industry for finance function or finance people. Fun industry to work if you can cross the divide between finance and media
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No Management Skills Evident
Written by Account Manager (Former Employee) from Pyrmont NSW on 6 March 2018
This place is a management wasteland.
Most senior staff have been promoted so they don't leave from boredom or burnout. As a result, they are under-skilled in everything except pumping out reports and Powerpoint presentations to justify client budgets. There are rare and shining exceptions to this rule, but it is very much sink or swim.
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