Have a voice in shaping your career, molding the future of our firm, and building an unfair advantage for yourself and clients.
We’re building a different kind of agency. One with an entrepreneurial spirit that leverages data, insights and diversity to drive innovative thinking that helps brands outperform against their competition. We look for people who think differently. People who care less about politics or personal glory, and more about ideas, learning and collective results. Those who thrive on ambiguity, architecting something new, and breaking through old ways to forge new paths. It’s a place you can have a voice regardless of your level. We invite you to join us and “Build Yours.”
2018 Best Agency to Work For
Medical Marketing & Media
2018 Large Healthcare Agency of the Year (Finalist)
Best Place to Work for in PR (2018, 2017, 2016)
“Everyone here is tremendously driven and passionate about making a difference. We can be wacky, intensely focused when needed, but always know how to have a great party.”
“Coming to W2O eight years ago was the best career move I’ve made! I work with the smartest, most strategic, genuine people in the business and for clients who are paving the way for a better tomorrow.”
“I have the great fortune of working for a company that is not only filled with some of the smartest, most dedicated and passionate people in the industry, but one that truly cares about supporting its employees and helping them become the best versions of themselves.”
“Unlike most agencies, a lot of W2Oers have been here for years. This is because W2O takes time to foster your long-term career development and truly care about their people and clients.”
“I’ve been here over a decade and was a client before that. I never thought I’d be here this long but it’s hard to leave when you work with such smart, amazing people. It makes you want to come into work every day.”
“In addition to being surrounded by smart and wonderful people, working at W2O allows me to marry my passion for human connections and love of branding to help our clients and the patients they serve.”
“I have the pleasure of working with 25 of the most imaginative, resilient and dedicated media professionals in the game. Although we are spread out from coast to coast, I can always count on them to jump on the phone, brainstorm a killer media strategy and do it with a smile.”
“Before working at W2O, I could not imagine balancing work and life, let alone boosting my career at a company that fosters a healthy, collaborative culture. W2O nurtures talent and I'm fortunate to be a part of the team.”
“Working with so many people who are absolutely amazing in their respective areas is both invigorating and inspiring. W2O does so many different types of work; the common thread is the exceptional quality and the collaborative attitude of everyone on the team.”
“W2O has been the perfect company to jumpstart my career. I get to work across a plethora of industries and projects with driven and genuine people who not only deliver great client work, but also take the time to guide my career path. This is truly a work-hard play-hard environment.”
“W2O’s strongest asset are its people. You get to work with super smart colleagues who make you better at your job on interesting and impactful projects.”
Culture of Coaching
A coaching culture provides real results for W2O and for our people. We believe that the talented people we hire are our unfair competitive advantage, and have made significant investments in innovative coaching programs to develop and support them.
- Our Springboard program combines executive coaching with peer leadership cohorts to develop the management and leadership for those at every level across the organization.
- Springboard is offered to every manager after their second year at W2O.
- The program builds their confidence as people managers and empowers them to act as coaches for their own teams.
- We also believe in coaching for our people at common moments of transition.
- "Your 4th Trimester" connects new parents with a personal coach for three months after returning back to work.
- We also support our people with developmental coaching when they take on new roles, move to a new office, or face challenging moments with clients and teams.
“Coaching has allowed me to have empowered, confident conversations and has refocused my energy. Coaching has changed my outlook and taught me how to grow in my leadership position, enabling me to contribute more in my position at the company.”
“Coaching has made me feel capable of this role, but also excited about the potential for the evolution of my career in the future.”
“This is a valuable offering that helps recognize top contributors in an additional way beyond merit, bonus and announcements/awards.”
“Working with my coach has helped me understand my value as an employee in my role.”
Commitment to diversity
We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals. We foster an environment that embraces diversity by designing initiatives and strategies that attract and develop the most talented individuals.
A case in point: We partnered with The LAGRANT Foundation to form the “Future Leaders in Healthcare Fellowship,” which targets ethnic minorities pursuing careers in healthcare communications. This first-of-its-kind program gives fellows a paid opportunity in one of our offices to receive first-hand experience in the industry.
Syracuse University partnership.
To honor W2O’s roots in Syracuse University and ensure tomorrow’s PR and communications talent is just as impressive as today’s, we put skin in the game.Our Partnership
W2O is happy to give employees a lot of sweet perks – and we expect a lot, in return. We know that when employees are happy to come to work every single day, we’re a lot more productive. As our CEO Jim Weiss says, “If you’re not enjoying it, why are you doing it?”
We offer far beyond the norm, with extra-special benefits W2Oers really love.
We realize that in this always-on world, people want more time off and greater flexibility so we allow our team members unlimited flexible PTO. We are also closed during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day to give ourselves a break. If we are fresh, so are our ideas.
We award a 5-week paid sabbatical after five years of employment to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience of your choice.
W2O recognizes the value of bonding time and offers paid time off for new parents to an extent that’s rare in our industry. With “The 4th Trimester” program, we provide a personal coach for 3 months after returning back to W2O Group. We also offer new parents up to 9-12 weeks of paid leave.
W2O has built a business on being the healthcare partner to some of the world’s most notable brands, so we go out of our way to create a healthy environment for you. In addition to a robust benefits plan (medical, dental,life insurance, disability, FSAs, commuter reimbursement, and everything you would expect from a world-class company), we have a Wellness Programs that includes Benefit Fairs, Free Massages and an Annual Wellness Reimbursement of up to $200 toward fitness, gym memberships, health, and wellness (including massage therapy).Let’s get healthy together.
Pre-tax and post-tax options for retirement savings, plus a discretionary match to your 401(k).
No-cost disability, basic life, and other insurance available, with option for additional life insurance.
Very few companies our size feel this entrepreneurial. There’s little hierarchy and incredible access to the CEO and exec team. It’s a place you have a voice in shaping the company. And on top of that our Culture Clubs make sure we create an environment where you feel connected and well taken care of.
As a private company, everyone is eligible for bonuses if we achieve our annual goals.
- Cell Phone Service Discounts
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Accident Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Pet Insurance
We believe in trying to help you prepare financially for retirement so that you can enjoythe opportunities retirement provides. That’s why we offer a Company Pension schemewith a generous matching contribution. We will contribute £1 to your account for every £1you contribute up to 5% of base salary. That’s equivalent to a 100% return of investment.
Coverage will be provided for 75% of your basic annual salary less the current rateof Employer Support Allowance (ESA) plus Work Related Activity Component. Undercertain circumstances the policy provides income replacement should an employeebe unable to work for medical reasons.
Your beneficiary will receive 4 x base salary whichever is the lesser in effectat the time of your death.
W2O Group provides coverage when traveling on company business.
There is more than life than work. Everyone risks burning out if life can be describedas “all work and no play”. Therefore, we make it possible for you to take time off fromwork to rest, relax, and do the things that are important to you. You will receive 25 daysper year, pro-rated at 2.08 days per month.Plus the companycloses down for 3 daysdays between Christmas and New Year’s Day inclusive.
We offer a sabbatical programme to renew the mind and spirit of W2O employeesfor their next stage of engagement at the agency. After every 5 years of service theprogram offers you the opportunity to take 5 consecutive weeks of paid time offif you meet the programme’s other criteria. You choose how to use this additionaltime off. All benefits continue during your sabbatical.
The agencyoffers robust internal training and development programs to supportcontinuous development in your career. Teams can also look to external trainings or industry membership as needed for development.
W2O offers private medical insurance to all permanent employees (once they havesuccessfully completed their probation period). Coverage may also be extendedto include family members.
W2O offers private dental cover to all permanent employees (once they havesuccessfully completed their probation period). Coverage may also be extendedto include family members.
This service provides the policyholder with unlimited 24 hour access to professionalcounsellors. The expert advisers and counsellors successfully deal with countless typesof problems, worries and concerns. They can help with legal, financial worries, anxiety,depression, relationship issues and more. Contact number 0800 030 5182.
W2O Group partners with Edenred for childcare voucher scheme through salarysacrifice. Childcare Vouchers are a simple, straightforward way to pay for qualitychildcare. That’s because you don’t pay tax or National Insurance on childcare vouchersup to the value of £55 a week. Working parents can save approximately £1,000 a year.
W2O reimburses you up to £200.00 toward fitness, health and wellness activities youincur in each calendar year. All employees are eligible once employees have successfullycompleted probationary period prior to the reimbursement pay date, and mustaffirmatively represent that they have actively participated in an activity programto improve their overall health.
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