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  • Burnley, United Kingdom
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • Type: Company - Public
  • Revenue: $1 to $5 million (USD)

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Scott Dawson Advertising Reviews

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    Manchester, England
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    I worked here for a year and a half and I can honestly say it was like rocket fuel for my career. I learnt more about marketing and business management here than in all my years at uni and post grad. These guys will push you to your limit and beyond - that's why some people have posted negatively about this organisation. This company is not a 'love in', it's more like military boot camp for marketers. If you do your job well, listen to what you're told, and get on with it (quickly), you'll be fine here and you'll learn a lot. The MD is a marketing GENIUS. If I ever start my own company i'll get Scott Dawson Advertising on board straight away.


    You need a thick skin to work here, but don't take it personally, it's purely about your work. This is a company that demands hard work, all the time. There's no slacking off, ever.

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    1. Public Relations Executive Interview

      Anonymous Employee in Burnley, England
      Declined Offer
      Negative Experience
      Easy Interview

      I applied online. I interviewed at Scott Dawson Advertising (Burnley, England) in Jun 2019


      Avoid this company at all costs.

      I applied for a vacancy and soon after I had a few missed calls and an abrupt message with little introduction asking me to call back, however I decided to call the following day. Before I called I received a text simply saying 'Please can you ring me' which I found quite rude, so not the great first impression.

      I called back and I wanted to ask if there was wiggle room on the salary for the right candidate as I did not want to waste anyone's time going for an interview if the salary range wasn't quite what I was looking for. I got the blunt response of 'we will discuss this at interview'. I then asked when they would like to see me - another blunt response of 'today'. I explained that I was at work in another town and wasn't able to attend, so she suggested Friday. I said that this was very short notice (this was in 2 days time) but I would ask my boss and would get back to her.

      She messaged me availability and I decided not to pursue this job further so replied with the following message: 'Hi [name], I have decided to decline the offer of an interview. I personally feel that the interview request could have been handled better; the way I have been spoken to regarding the job role and interview was quite abrupt. Companies I have worked for and I, as an employee, pride myself on my level of professionalism and work ethic; the way your company has liased with me has highlighted a manner of working that I am not comfortable with. Please take this in the most constructive way possible and I wish you all the best with filling the position. Kind regards'

      She then replied with: 'Firstly it's unprofessional to discuss salary increases on the phone before we have even met a potential candidate and secondly it's no problem as we have quite a few candidates lined up who were very accommodating at juggling their diaries around to attend the slotted times they've been allocated - we wish you well in your career and no further correspondence is necessary.'

      The response I received above was pretty appalling and this is the most unprofessional company I have ever dealt with. I would advise to seek employment elsewhere if that's how the company likes their HR staff to treat potential candidates!

      The company did not ask me any questions as I declined the interview.

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