Trainee account executive - technology PR

Barnes, SW London, SW13 9LE
£18k typically moving to £20k after 6 months
25 Oct 2013
10 Nov 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for bright, confident, enthusiastic people to start a career in public relations in the b2b technology sector working with major global brand clients.

AxiCom is a technology specialist public relations agency with wholly-owned offices across Europe. We are the European arm of the technology practice of global PR agency Cohn & Wolfe, and part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups. The current vacancy is based in Barnes, SW London.

An AxiCom account executive will have proved his/her ability to write well, to present effectively and to work professionally. You must have a real interest in the technology sector, and be looking for a career in PR. You may have a degree in any field at all – PR qualifications are not a requirement.  We also accept applications from people without degrees, preferably with a few years work experience under their belts. You should be happy to pick up the phone, be a good writer and speaker, and be ready for a wide range of work and challenges in an enjoyable, supportive and friendly environment.

Your starting salary will be £18,000 per annum, typically rising to £20,000 after six months. AxiCom offers an excellent benefits package including competitive salary, gym membership contribution, Denplan healthcare, company smartphone and laptop, plus bonus scheme. We also have a company meeting somewhere in Europe every 18 months.

When you apply for this role, please:

  • Limit your application letter to three paragraphs
  • Tell us why you are ideal for this role
  • Explain why you want a role in a) public relations and b) technology
  • This job requires excellent writing skills, excellent spelling and grammar – don’t forget that when proof-reading your letter
  • Don’t send us the same letter you send everyone else – show us you care!