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Media & Marketing 2021

The media and marketing benchmark includes firms that are centered on promoting brands and selling products and services through established and emerging online channels, harnessing these elements of media to engage potential and current customers. Media and marketing encompasses many different mediums, including display advertising, content marketing and social media promotions. These organizations mostly provide these services and platforms for external clients.

  • ~2m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~2m questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 20 to 2,000 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Marketing and Advertising

    71%

  • Online Media

    18%

  • Public Relations and Communications

    11%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    61%

  • Europe

    14%

  • Oceania

    12%

  • Asia

    9%

  • MEA

    3%

  • South America

    1%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

73% of Media and Marketing employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 34% compared with other industries.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 26 and is in the top 48% compared with other industries.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

86%

2% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

73%

2% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

87%

Same as global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

55%

4% below global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

63%

4% below global average

The highest scoring question for Media & Marketing had 90% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Media & Marketing were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'My manager, or someone else, has communicated some clear actions based on recent employee survey results' with 16% of people disagreeing (+2% above average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Media and Marketing organizations.

1

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

81% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Media and Marketing organizations.

1

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

81% favorable

Leadership
2

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

70% favorable

Innovation
3

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

68% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
4

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

77% favorable

Learning & Development
5

[Company] is in a position to really succeed over the next three years

80% favorable

Company Performance

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 19% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+1% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 11% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+1% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

76% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
2

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

68% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
3

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

64% favorable

Learning & Development
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Culture and Values

4.0 stars (+0.1)

Work Life Balance

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.7 stars (+0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

72.0% (+1)

CEO Approval

87.0% (+3)

How does Media and Marketing compare?

Organizations in Media & Marketing tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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