As part of their commitment to the local London community, Simply London helps young people from Southwark, London, gain work experience to increase their chances of finding employment and accessing the career they aspire to. The scheme, called “InSpired to Work”, offers work placements and mentoring for young adults living in the South London borough of Southwark.
Lauren Stephenson, a young student at London South Bank University, is currently gaining marketing experience at Simply London, under the watchful guidance of her mentor, Sylvie Froger, the agency’s Director.
“The opportunity that I have been given to work with Simply London has provided me with invaluable experience that will be greatly beneficial to my potential marketing career”, says Lauren, “Sylvie has been a very supportive and encouraging mentor who has helped me to improve both my confidence and practical skills. It has been great to work with someone who is so committed to, and passionate about, their work”.
James Keen, Partnerships Coordinator at InSpired to Work, added: “The placement undertaken by Lauren at Simply London Relocation with Sylvie as mentor exemplifies the very best in what we aim to achieve in our mentoring and work placement programme!”.
Founder and Director, Sylvie Froger, said, “We are delighted to be able to give young people the chance to acquire real-life work experience. We can all learn from each other and Lauren has brought her enthusiasm, willingness to learn and great social media skills to the team. We really hope this experience will give Lauren the confidence and the skills to find the marketing job of her dreams in the future”.
Notes to Editors:
InSpired to Work
InSpired to Work is Southwark Council’s core youth employment support service for young Southwark residents. Through mentoring, work placements, training, bursaries and job searching, InSpired to Work has supported young people 18 – 24 into their careers over the last 6 years. They work to further interests of the young people we serve – connecting with like-minded businesses to give young people the best starts in life.
Established in 2012, Simply London is the leading London agency for residential relocations in and around the British capital for families and individuals. Services include property finding, school finding and a flexible programme of settling-in services for expats and their families. Simply London was awarded “Gold – Best Relocation Agency in the UK” by The Times and The Sunday Times in 2016.
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0775 234 3787
Inspired to Work
020 7740 6767