Agency Compensation

While clients and agencies have a vested interest in long-term, well-balanced contractual agreements, establishing and managing fair compensation can be time consuming and complicated.
Pile and Company's Agency Compensation is available to clients as part of an agency search or a stand-alone service and can include:
Market-proven compensation methods that align with client objectives, budgets and talent requirements as well as the agency’s value
Validation of client’s comp plan, contract and production costs benchmarked against industry standards (e.g. market-driven agency salaries)
Evaluate, discuss, negotiate, align and execute fair and transparent agency compensation
Offer solutions, where possible, to broken comp plans
Provide insight into various compensation structures—incentive-based, fee-based, project-based
Vet existing client-agency contracts for bias to ensure fairness, client protection and minimal risk
Provide business elements verbiage based on industry best practices while working with procurement and legal client teams
Offer language for client/agency obligations, termination of projects, audit rights, ownership, licenses, billing and compensation
Provide insight into various contract types—digital, media, etc.
Contact us or call Meghan McDonnell at 617.587.3937 to learn more.
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Pile and Company is one of the industry’s leading agency search consultants. We help clients across all industries find the right agency partner as well as optimize their agency relationships in the areas of agency compensation, media management, performance evaluation and more.

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