Trainee account executive - technology PR

London (West), London (Greater)
£18k typically moving to £20k after 6 months
28 May 2014
04 Jul 2014
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, and pension contribution from January 2015. We also have a company meeting somewhere in Europe every 18 months.

When you apply for this role, please:

  • Limit your application letter/email 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!