My 8 Week Placement at Hull Marketing and Design Agency – Diony
My Experience at Diony
Diony have kindly allowed me (Nathan) to take part in an 8-week work placement opportunity. To further my career progression and boost my employability.
My experience at Diony has been very educational. I’ve learnt about the fundamental aspects of web design and social media marketing.
Diony consists of a small team of skilled individuals, I have never worked at such a welcoming and friendly business. Despite me having a lack of knowledge in the industry, they are very keen to hear my ideas and opinions. Often involving me in various discussions regarding current projects. Always having plenty of tea and coffee to go around.
During my time here, I have gained a good understanding of how to increase a company’s outreach on social media. Along with successfully putting this experience into practice on the company’s own Twitter and Instagram accounts.
What I’ve been up to!
I have been quite fortunate, as my work placement is at a time where the new GDPR laws are taking place. Therefore, I have been researching and identifying how this law will affect Diony. Making sure that the company is 100% GDPR Compliant and how ensure this.
I have been carrying out various administrative duties such as file organisation and ensuring that all business information and documentation can be easily located and interpreted. As well as this, I have assisted in the production of various business documentation such as blogs, legal documents and recruitment information.
Along with, managing the company’s emails in order to stimulate an increase of sales and off-load some of the admin work. By doing this I have a better understanding of the service that Diony provides and have used this knowledge in other aspects of the business.
There’s also been many business discussions that involved me. That made me feel very much like part of the team, giving the opportunity to put forward my ideas and opinions.
Working Alongside the Team
I have been shadowing the team throughout their projects with various businesses and gaining an understanding of how Diony helps to alleviate some of the stress of managing their business online. This includes being involved in meetings and observing website creation.
I have had the pleasure of being involved in the re-vamp of the Diony website. This includes educational discussions regarding how the customer interacts with the website and interprets the information. I have gained a great deal of knowledge in terms of psychology and how it is incorporated within web design.
I have also been busy organising important business documents in order for Diony to access this quickly and easily!
Overall my experience at Diony has been one to remember. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with such an enthusiastic and passionate team of people. They pride themselves on providing a work environment in which everyone is valued equally. I have gained a lot of knowledge in the industry and have enjoyed learning new things every day.
I am very thankful for this opportunity and I am going to miss being a part of such an energetic workforce.