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Kristen B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2013

Kristen B.

Sales & Business Development Specialist
   Canada
  |  6:14 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Growing your business is my passion! I enjoy people and I love sales; wrapping my head around a product or service and strategically developing a plan to increase brand awareness, market share or simply to test a new market is what I love to do. I have over 12 years of business development and account management expertise working in both a corporate and a small business environment. I have successfully lead business development efforts in difficult economic times with an understanding that challenge creates opportunity. Sales is a numbers...

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Dec 3, 2012|Lead Generation|$175|Working

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Skills (9)

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Sales
Management Skills
Negotiation
Business Analysis
Business Planning
Market Research
Marketing
Project Management
Event Planning

Service Description

My services include but are not limited to:
-Sales and business development consulting
-Sales plan development including SWOT analysis
-Sales team management including mentoring, coaching and keeping your team (or outsourced team) on track to meet goals and quotas.
-Lead generation including: call campaigns and email campaigns.
-Lead management: Handling incoming leads including initial response, proposals and lead nurturing for those that aren't quite ready to buy
-Social media contact development i.e: Linkedin contacts
-Market research; Understanding if a certain market is ready for your product or service and the approach to tackle that market.
-Industry Intelligence; Sales involves research. Making calls to qualified prospects is key in growing your business but finding those qualified prospects can take a great deal of time.
-Database clean up and entry.

Project management and admin work; Working with a virtual support company the last year has provided me with many skills and abilities that I am happy to utilize. I am a professional and will complete any job/project I take on focused on quality work providing results.


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Employment

Private Company - Small Business
Business Development Consultant
2011 - 2012
Prospect, build sustainable relationships and sell the companies virtual business support services to small businesses. -The sale was complex and by using a consultatative sales approach I...
Large Hotel/Resort
Senior Regional Sales Manager
2001 - 2011
Grow the conference and group event business at the property.
Conference Centre
Director of Sales and Planning
2007 - 2009
Direct and oversee the sales and marketing efforts in a unique and innovative hotel/conference and adult learning centre in early 2008.

Keywords

Business development
lead generation
sales plans
sales consulting
market research
database clean up
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