Prestigious win for Visit Somerset Apprentice

16 Jun 2023

Toby Jones, Visit Somerset's first apprentice, completing his apprenticeship last year, was recognised for is incredible innovation and talent last night, winning the Digital Apprentice of the Year 2023 Award.

Toby said. “To win the Digital Apprentice of the year award means the absolute world to me. To know that my skills and knowledge has affected the business in a positive way. To be recognised for my dedication and efforts during my apprenticeship is a great feeling. I am incredibly lucky to work within a small but excellent team and to be able to walk away with this award is the cherry on top.”   IMG_4233-(3).JPG

Giles Adams Visit Somerset Chairman has said, - “I am delighted that Toby has been recognised for the brilliant work that he has achieved, particularly during the testing times of the last few years. He is a huge asset to the Visit Somerset team, and we are particularly proud that he represents the ethos of our Community Interest Company, re-investing back into Somerset. It is people that make the visitor economy and having young talent such as Toby and the many other apprentices developed by Weston College sends such a positive and inspirational message to all those seeking a rewarding and valued career."

John Turner Visit Somerset's CEO said, "Toby has completed an outstanding job, helping our digital communications stand out as being some of the best. This is not only a reflection of Toby's talent but is a mark of the incredible team that he has helped develop and encourage over the last four years. I have big aspirations for Toby, as the organisation, looks to take further technological advancements on behalf of Somerset and beyond. For the moment though I am deeply proud of our boy, he is an absolute credit to the business, Well done Toby, you don’t know how proud I am of you."        
Prestigious win for Visit Somerset Apprentice
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