Sainsbury’s – Apprentice Account Executive

Sainsbury’s – Apprentice Account Executive

Want to cut your teeth in the advertising industry while working on the best retail brand in the UK? Now’s your chance. We’re looking for a confident, creative and entrepreneurial Account Executive to work on Sainsbury’s.

Taking on a 15-month apprenticeship role, you’ll support the team so they can deliver world-beating creative work. Gaining a shedload of knowledge about the running of the account, you’ll become the ‘go to person’ for both the client and agency when it comes to coordinating.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide the core team with any internal support they need
  • Look after client logistics
  • Help prepare for big meetings
  • Manage internal reports and competitive reviews
  • Keep abreast of important industry information

What we’re looking for in an Apprentice Account Executive:

  • Entrepreneurial and energetic spirit
  • A creative spark
  • Diligent, organised and confident with good social skills
  • Digitally savvy, with at least a couple of active social media profiles
  • A genuine passion for brands, communication and advertising

Want to apply?

Send your CV and answers to the below questions to Submissions close on August 18 2017

Q1. Tell us why you’re exactly what we’re looking for? Include links to any online content, websites, blogs, social media etc that support your application (100-200 words)

Q2. Tell us about a time when you had to hustle to achieve a goal (100-200 words)

Q3. What’s the worst supermarket advert you’ve seen in the last 10 years and why? (100-200 words)

Q4. Describe a situation when you’ve persuaded someone to do something they don’t want to, which you know will be for their greater benefit (100-200 words)

Q5. What’s your guilty pleasure and why? (100-200 words)

The small print:

  • To apply, you need to have at least five grade A*-C GCSEs or equivalent including English grade B or above
  • You can have a degree to be an apprentice but it must not be in a related field of study to Advertising/Digital Marketing
  • Any experience in the media industry is strongly preferred