Cameron, a learner on the LLDD bespoke programme, has been on work placement at Citizens Advice Gateshead for two months. Citizens Advice is a charity that offers free and impartial support with issues such as employment, housing, immigration, tax, benefits, disabilities, human rights and relationships.
Cameron has been working with the Design and Marketing department to create banners and posters to display around the centre. He has also been generating content for the organisation’s social media accounts and posting live updates for their audience.
Cameron attends his placement every Monday and Thursday where he works with a small team. Cameron says that he has received excellent support from the team and is learning a lot about the role of marketing and design. He is now considering this line of work as a career as he feels as though it is something that he could excel at and enjoys.