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Ray Gralewski | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 27, 2013

Ray Gralewski

Marketing & Management Consulting
   United States
  |   Sterling Heights, MI

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Overview

Do you have a small business that needs help increasing sales, increasing efficiency, introducing a new product or service into the market? Whether you are a restaurant or a manufacturer, I can help!

I have over 20 years of experience in the business world, which includes the food and manufacturing industries. I have experience in Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Customer Service, and Inside Sales. I know every department has to work together to create an effective and efficient work environment.

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Skills (10)

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Customer Service
Market Research
Marketing
Sales
Business Planning
Business Analysis
Inventory Management
Management Skills
Negotiation
Time Management

Service Description

Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.

Identify, develop, and evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors.

Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.

Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services.

Work with distributors to manage product distribution, establishing distribution networks and developing distribution strategies.

Consult with product development personnel on product specifications such as design, color, and packaging.

Compile lists describing product or service offerings.

Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products, lines, or services, analyzing business developments and monitoring market trends.

Select products and accessories to be displayed at trade or special production shows.

Coordinate and participate in promotional activities and trade shows, working with developers, advertisers, and production managers, to market products and services.

Advise business and other groups on local and national factors affecting the buying and selling of products and services.

Initiate market research studies and analyze their findings.

Consult with buying personnel to gain advice regarding the types of products or services...

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Education

Baker College
Bachelor in Marketing/Business Management
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Marketing
Procurement
Customer Service
Management
Business plan
research
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