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Communications and marketing officer

I’m a communications and marketing officer because…

Laura Driver

The job is a fantastic fit for me, especially as everyone is deaf aware. I work at the National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind people (NRCPD) because I’m passionate about protecting d/Deaf and Deafblind people from bad practice by language service professionals. Born with severe to profound hearing loss, I understand the sector well. In other jobs, team meetings and telephone usage could be tricky, but being open about this and saying if I’d not heard made a big difference. I have a cochlear implant for my left ear and a hearing aid for my right ear. I use Microsoft Teams for team video calls as it comes with captions.

Before working at NRCPD, I lived in New Zealand. When I wasn’t working, I sky-dived, bungee jumped, hiked and swam in hot springs. It was a life-changing experience.

I’ve found that the more experience you have, the easier it is to land a job. Do internships and voluntary work. The sky’s the limit!

Laura Driver