Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Media Agency
  • Year established:
    1990
  • Website:
    http://www.arena-media.co.uk
  • UK locations:
    London
  • Contact
    • 247 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7QX

About Arena Media


What is it like to work for Arena Media

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Early in 2011, Arena Media launched their new mentoring programme which is open to everyone in the agency. They invited 20 staff to become agency Mentors, giving them external training and support on how to be a great mentor, including psychometric profiling to help them understand their individual style. The company encourage all mentors and mentees to meet at least once a month, for an informal chat in a relaxed environment and of course all discussions are in complete confidence. This scheme is a proven business tool that can help employee’s career and personal development; a mentor can help give them a framework, alert mentees to their strengths and areas for improvement and simply be someone with more experience to bounce ideas or problems off. Not only does it help the mentee, but it also develops management and leadership skills for the mentor.
My Team
My Team
Arena Media have their very own social team who organise all their social events during the year. Every quarter, they have an all staff party to get together outside of work to mingle and socialise. A particular memorable occasion was the Summer Party last year which was held in July. It was a pirate/treasure hunt theme which consisted of staff getting into coloured teams to follow a twitter treasure map to find the 'treasure' - the party venue! The night was a great success and staff had a wonderful time. It allowed everyone to interact and especially allowed new staff members to meet people in the company.

My Company
My Company
Arena Media aim to create as many opportunities as possible to share ideas, encourage feedback and most importantly to listen. The company actively encourages each employee to ‘make a difference’ as set out in their mission statement. One good example of this is the Arena's Dragon Den, which they introduced last year. Staff were invited to persuade the Dragons, a panel made up of staff at various levels, to part with their cash - a chunk of the charity budget for a charity they felt was most deserving. It was a way for them to ‘make a difference’ and 50 employees chose to take part. To ensure they live up to their proposition, Arena Media carried out several workshops to discuss what Further, Faster means to individuals and departments, as well as generating ideas. Keeping the groups small and making it informal has given everyone a voice at all levels. Attendance at the workshops was very high, as people recognised it was their chance to get involved in shaping how the business is run.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    134

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Earning £35,000+:

    41%

  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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