ITV
3.1 of 5 17 reviews
www.itvplc.com London, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 31, 2014

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ITV Chairman Archie Norman

Archie Norman

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69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great projects, worth a freelance contract or two.

Production - ITV Studios (Former Employee)

I worked at ITV full-time for more than 5 years

ProsHousehold name, get to contribute to some great projects and work with colleagues very passionate about television. Southbank is a wonderful building to work in and some roles get to use Apple computers.

ConsExtremely awkward internal business systems, no career development and salaries 15% below market rates. Handful of people in key management positions have worked for ITV companies 20+ years.

Advice to Senior ManagementCareer development, despite all the rhetoric from the board room, does not exists at ITV.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at ITV full-time for more than 8 years

ProsFriendly people, clear strategic direction from the board who work hard to ensure it is communicated to all levels of the company so people understand their role

ConsI don't have any cons

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Mundane

Post Production Bookings Assistant (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at ITV full-time for more than a year

ProsGood team environment
Decent working hours Mon - Fri

ConsExpected to work overtime without extra pay
Poor training
In house promotions limited

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider more current staff for promotions rather than outsiders who don't know the business

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good people and culture, poor pay

Commercial Analyst (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at ITV full-time for more than a year

Prosnice working environment, friendly co-workers, good locations, good long term company benefits

Conspoor pay in comparison to competitors, difficult organisational structure makes processes frustrating

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Frustration!

Producer (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at ITV full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe people! When technology brakes down or clients are annoying it's the people there that pull you through and put a smile on your face.

ConsToo many bad decisions made by upper management. No time given for changes to take effect. Too many re-structures that are never allowed to settle. Not much scope for thinking outside the box. Impossible to get new projects off the ground.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be more innovative and take more creative risks! Especially in digital...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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review, just personal view

Software Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at ITV full-time

Prosthat is a great company, people are great people.

Consbreakfast is cold, lunch is too expensive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The longest five years of my life

Desktop Analyst (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at ITV full-time for more than 5 years

ProsSome good people to work with

ConsAlways mergers and shuffles. Never feel secure

Advice to Senior ManagementSome got semi-god attitudes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great environment to work in

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at ITV full-time

Prosgood CEO and people are generally co-operative to work with. The different departments have improved significantly after the transformation.

Conspay needs to be evaluated

Advice to Senior Managementcontinue senior mnagement evaluation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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ITV Global Entertainment

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at ITV

ProsCompany with a clear plan
Media environment

ConsFlat structures, poor communications from management, no real development.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice people, interesting work, but disorganised forgotten department

Graphic Designer (Former Employee)
London, England (UK)

I worked at ITV as a contractor for less than a year

ProsInteresting work, good variety of internal communications and TV show related design projects. Creative freedom on most projects. Friendly work colleagues.

ConsVery disorganised at the time I worked there, feeling the design department had drifted from the organisation. Poor workspace and morale, not much communication with other design departments. However I believe this has changed and in recent years and they have a new focused internal design studio.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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