HOUSTON (Nov. 5, 2018) - GSM, a full-service marketing agency specializing in omnichannel, digital, and direct solutions for the automotive industry, has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Houston Chronicle. The criteria evaluates several aspects of workplace culture, rating areas such as potential for advancement, flexibility of work schedules, pay and benefits and leadership.  The list is based solely on anonymous associate feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools.

"Being recognized as a Top Workplace based on the input of our associates is quite an honor and reflects the strong values shared by everyone at GSM," said Shelley Washburn, president of GSM. "Not only do we strive for success as a high-performing, solutions-oriented organization, but we also prioritize creating a culture that allows our associates to collaborate, flourish and maintain balanced lives. We're thrilled to receive this distinction which we should all be proud of."

GSM was endorsed as a 2018 Top Workplace based on its commitment to fostering leadership, a culture offering a family spirit that promotes fun and growth, and meaningful ways for associates to showcase teamwork and productive engagement. Respondents cited strong internal alignment scores well above industry benchmark standards – noting GSM operates by strong values and ethics, offers above average interdepartmental communication and overall, associates feel genuinely appreciated.

In business for over three decades, GSM continues to work with the best brands in the automotive industry, offering leading edge marketing technology and omnichannel solutions for acquisition and retention. However, it is the people and experience that are the cornerstones of GSM's success story. The team at GSM offers a "whatever it takes" approach to help its clients succeed, identifying marketing needs to deliver the right solutions with easy-to-use technologies and consumer-driven insights, allowing its clients to focus on the bigger picture. Visit gsmarketing.com/careers to explore current opportunities and learn more about what makes GSM THE name in automotive marketing.

About GSM
GSM is a full-service marketing agency specializing in omnichannel solutions for our automotive partners. We have a passion for our clients' success. From customer acquisition and retention programs to lead-generating marketing campaigns, we do whatever it takes to offer the best solutions, the most impactful results, and legendary customer service.  GSM is part of The Friedkin Group, a consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, golf and adventure companies led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin.