Engine Shop Named One of Ad Age's Best Places to Work

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Annual honor recognizes companies that stand out among leaders in agencies, ad tech and media.

Engine Shop – an award-winning experiential sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing agency – today was named one of the 40 Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media by Ad Age. In selecting Engine Shop for the honor, Ad Age noted the agency’s outstanding hiring practices, benefits packages, salaries, office perks, workplace environment and office design.

“We’re extremely proud of this honor because our greatest focus has been building a tremendous culture,” said Brian Gordon, President of Engine Shop. “When you have people that truly enjoy what they do and enjoy working with one another, it translates to a great client experience.”

Nearly 20,000 people were surveyed as part of the selection process. Submissions were evaluated by Buck Consultants LLC. With nearly a century of experience in employee and human resource consulting, Buck crafted two surveys to help Advertising Age find the companies with the best benefits and most-engaged employees. The employer survey contained about 100 questions, including questions about pay, promotions, health care and other benefits and hiring practices. The employee survey contained about 50 questions. It measured aspects of the workplace environment that contribute to an engaged staff, including matters such as fairness of pay, vacation time, relationships with management and co-workers, career development and other workplace issues. Any agency, ad tech or media company with more than 40 full-time employees in the U.S. was eligible.

“With hundreds of companies applying and going through the rigorous employer and employee survey process for the 2014 Ad Age Best Places to Work list, the competition was tough. The organizations that rose to the top are incredibly deserving,” said Natalie Zmuda, deputy managing editor at Ad Age. “In today’s dynamic business environment, talent is a key differentiator. The leadership teams we’ve honored have perfected the art of recruiting, developing and retaining talent, setting their firms apart from others in the advertising and media world. And they’ve carefully, thoughtfully crafted a culture and a work environment that anyone would be lucky to be a part of.”

About Engine Shop
Engine Shop is an experiential sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing agency that develops and activates lifestyle marketing programs for its clients while seamlessly integrating digital, social and mobile extensions to create deeper and broader engagement between brands and consumers. The agency is headquartered in New York and has offices in seven North American cities. Clients include Mercedes-Benz, Omega, ESPN, Johnson & Johnson, Tiffany & Co., Inc. Magazine, Kimberly-Clark, Pernod Ricard, Express and others. Visit http://www.engineshopagency.com for more information.

About Advertising Age
Advertising Age is recognized as the leading global source of news, analysis and intelligence for the marketing and media community. Advertising Age includes ongoing coverage of strategic topics for marketers from mid to large companies complemented by breaking news and a database of the world's best creative. The 84-year-old publisher produces more than 15 original rankings each year, including the 100 Leading National Advertisers and 100 Leading Media Companies lists, the Digital A-List, and the annual Agency Report.

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