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  • Northcoders continues to grow with three new appointments

    Northcoders – the coding bootcamp for the North – has made three new additions to its Partnerships and Growth teams. These latest starters follow the three tutors who have been appointed over the past couple of months.

    The first appointment is Hannah Bratley who is Northcoders’ newest Partnership Success Manager. Her new role will see her working closely with the firm’s hiring partners to match them with the very best graduate talent. Prior to joining Northcoders, Hannah worked for five years in sales at Dee Set – the technology focussed retail solutions business.

    Bethan Wafer, who has a degree in Criminology from Leeds Beckett University, has joined as an Onboarding Manager. Bethan’s focus is on helping prospective students understand what each course entails, answering any questions they may have as well as ensuring the process, from application to start date, runs as smoothly as possible.

    The final new starter is Frankie Buttons who is Northcoders’ new Content Manager. Before arriving at Northcoders, Frankie managed an independent wholesale accessories company for eight years – an important part of her role in the business was its marketing and communications activities. She will now be creating engaging digital content and will be working alongside the wider Marketing/ Growth team.

    Hannah said: “I discovered Northcoders through the Manchester tech scene and was inspired by its work around community, diversity, inclusion and quality; I instantly knew that I wanted to be a part of that journey. I’m now looking forward to supporting our hiring partners in finding superb Northcoders talent for their teams.”

    Chris Hill – CEO of Northcoders – added: “Hannah, Bethan and Frankie are great additions to the Northcoders family. Each one of them brings a fantastic mix of experience, talent and enthusiasm which is what we are all about.”

    Since its inaugural course four years ago, Northcoders has helped over 400 people switch career into tech on average starting salaries of £25,000. Over the past year, it has opened a brand new campus in Leeds, was selected as one of the country’s brightest tech stars in Creative England’s CE50 list and was named Business of the Year at the 15th Annual Chamber Business Awards. It has also launched scholarship schemes and a deferred payment programme aimed at women and gender minorities, as well as those who identify as BAME or LGBTQ+, have a disability or have had limited access to education, to help address diversity in tech.