We believe that everything starts and ends with our people. This is the cornerstone of our “People first” philosophy.Our ambition is to make MediaCom the best place to work for knowledgeable, curious, caring and passionate people. We strive to nurture a culture that will fire enthusiasm and inspire creativity. Our thinking is simple: inspired people will create better work for our clients.
We believe in putting our “People first”Our people define us, and having the best people in the industry is what makes us great. That’s why our cultural ethos is “People first” – a guiding philosophy that’s been deep-rooted in the agency since 1986 when MediaCom was established. It’s the reason our global leadership team have some of the longest tenure within any media agency, averaging 20 years. It’s also the reason we’ve doubled in size over the last six years to be 6,500 people strong across 125 offices in 100 markets around the world.
Our “People first” philosophy also guides our internal career development initiatives, where we commit to giving our employees a career, not a job. We invest in each person by offering them a tailored and comprehensive development programme that includes 360° annual appraisals,an online learning hub, global relocation opportunities,and a diligent succession policy where we strive to always promote and fulfil new roles from within.
The capability and motivation of our employees is what moves our business – and our clients’ businesses – forward.
We have a world-leading global mobility programme that helps deliver One MediaComIn line with our “People first” belief and systems thinking approach, we are committed to building a truly global network by proactively encouraging and facilitating our highest-performing people to explore international opportunities within the MediaCom network.Global mobility helps us make our network even more connected, encouraging deep collaboration across markets, as well as offering our clients a true One MediaCom approach. It helps us share knowledge and transfer skills across markets, while giving our people fresh experiences and new skills which can develop and enhance their career.We are unique among our peers in our dedication to global mobility programme. In fact, around 300 people - or 5% of our workforce - are now living and working in foreign markets, which is significantly higher than the industry average. Recent assignments include people relocating from Melbourne to London,Guangzhou to Johannesburg, Dubai to New York, Toronto to Singapore and Madrid to Mexico City.
"We’re really excited about our Pathway programme which allows us to offer wonderful opportunities to both our employees and the business. Our highest performing employees can embark on exciting, challenging and rewarding personal and professional experiences, while local teams can gain unique, insightful business knowledge that can enhance the value we provide to our clients.”Kristen Dardani, Head of Global Mobility