Northeast Virtual Marketing Society Student Award
A member of the team at Scotland’s first virtual marketing agency has been awarded for her role in the thriving Aberdeen-based company.
Sarah Kelly, a student at Robert Gordon University (RGU), has been named a finalist for the inaugural award for Best Student Placement in the Industry which was presented by the School of Creative and Cultural Business during a ceremony at P&J Live on Wednesday July 13.
Sarah first joined the team for a 12 week internship where her initial goal was to work with the experienced team to build two client websites so that during her tenure she could sample different stages of development. Web and view projects. become reality.
However, realizing that Sarah was too good to say goodbye after 12 weeks, Prospect 13 General Manager Cerri McDonald quickly offered Sarah a full-time summer job that will become part-time during the term, giving her valuable industry experience as she completes her studies. to RGU.
Commenting on her award, Sarah said: “I jumped at the chance to be part of a dynamic team and I am grateful to Cerri for the opportunities I was able to pursue during my internship.
“I’m really looking forward to honing my skills in an industrial environment over the summer and continuing to enjoy a positive balance of academic and hands-on learning in my senior year.”
Cerri McDonald said, “Investing in the next generation of creative professionals is critically important, not only to our company philosophy, but also to ensuring our industry attracts and nurtures the right people.
“Sarah embodies the best of the wealth of up-and-coming talent out there, and we’re thrilled to have her on the team.”
Prospect 13 was created by MD Cerri McDonald in 2018 and helps the organization better manage marketing and communications activities, as well as increase their visibility through effective stakeholder engagement using a suite scalable services.
The company is active across the UK and also supports clients operating in the Netherlands, Norway, Kazakhstan, Malaysia and Australia.