Apprentice earns permanent role at 21Digital

Blackburn digital marketing agency 21Digital has appointed Declan Porter as a full-time PPC & SEO specialist after he completed his level 3 apprenticeship with the firm.

21Digital specialises in services services such as web design and development, SEO, Google Ads, digital consultancy, social media marketing and email marketing. The agency employs 11 at its offices in Blackburn and counts Farley’s Solicitors, PM+M and Euro Garages among its 40-strong client roster.

Managing director Sam Fletcher said: “We are very proud to provide an apprentice scheme to help younger starters get a foothold in the ever-growing digital marketing industry.

"With the sector permanently evolving at such a fast pace, an apprenticeship provides training on the job which can translate into skills for life, and so we’re really pleased to welcome Declan as a full-time member of the team.”

Declan said: “There’s a great team atmosphere at 21Digital and they have got a fantastic approach to offering clients bottom-line benefits through their digital services, so it made absolute sense to stay on after completion of my apprenticeship."

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