Creative Access
Assistant account executive

Assistant account executive

ExpiresExpires: 22/06/2022
Comms / Marketing / PR
Less than £20,000 per year
Application RestrictionsBlack, Asian and Ethnically Diverse | Disabled | Lower Socio-Economic Status

Closing date: 21st June at midnight

Bursary: £17,500 (equivalent to London Living Wage)

Duration: 12 months

Start date: July to September 2022


If you're interested in learning more about big brands, creating social media content, or building your connections within communications – check out this year-long paid opportunity. 

Citypress is a multi award-winning PR and communications agency. In this 12-month training placement in one of the agency’s Consumer, Business or Social Media teams, you will work on campaigns for some of the UK’s biggest brands, learning from some of the most experienced consultants in the industry.

Based in either the Manchester, Edinburgh or London office, you will also have the opportunity to work with the Research, Analytics and specialist Content teams.


What you'll learn

  • Writing content for a range of channels, including editorial media, social media and company websites
  • Undertaking research using a variety of digital tools
  • Working within a team to support on the management of client work, including the creation of reports
  • Creating media lists and begin to contact journalists
  • Participate in creative sessions
  • Undertake a variety of training sessions


What we're looking for

  • Writing for a variety of channels
  • Understanding how the media operate
  • Research capability
  • Account administration
  • Three A-Cs at GCSE level (including English and Maths)


We'd also love to hear about the following

  • An interest in communication, current affairs, the news and media
  • Great communication skills, with the ability to articulate a considered point of view
  • Strong writing skills, demonstrating accuracy and attention to detail


To apply

  • Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will not be accepted)
  • Once submitted, you can no longer amend your application, so proof-read carefully
  • Do not contact the company directly
  • Please email any queries about this role to Creative Access at this address:


This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, disabled people, and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will also participate in a Creative Access support programme that sits alongside workplace training. This includes a programme of induction training, monthly masterclasses, wellbeing support, buddying / mentoring and more.

Years of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • Less than £20,000 per year