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Richard O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 27, 2015

Richard O.

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   Australia
  |   Crows Nest, NSW
  |  3:02 pm Local Time

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Overview

I am a mature, creative & intelligent individual, with an extensive corporate & consulting background. Largely, in the past twenty years my focus has been business to business activities, from marketing, business development, blogging, communications & human resources.
Some of the businesses that I have worked with, both directly & in contracted positions are IBM, Data3, Stott & Hoare, Moncrief, Perfekt, Newsnet, Spirit Safaris, The Wise Academy, Axial Training, The Heart Foundation, Action Coach, Prodocom & Converging Solutions.

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Jan 28, 2015|Telemarketing|$350|Completed
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Jan 18, 2015|Marketing & Sales Consulting|$614|Completed
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Nov 27, 2014|Email Marketing|$500|Completed
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Portfolio

The blog article talks to human resource & organisational issues that enable us.
The article addresses some of the interpersonal issues that appear when we get together...
This article talks of the qualities of leadership, it is aspirational. It has backlinks...

Skills (15)

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Marketing
Marketing Management Test
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Outbound Sales Skills Test
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Selling Skills Test
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Business Writing Skills Certification
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Public Relations
Public Relations Skill Test
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing Test
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Management Skills
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Human Resource Management
Human Resource Certification
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Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
Search Engine Marketing Certification
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WordPress
Knowledge of Wordpress 3.0 Skills Test
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Adobe Flash
Java
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Service Description

Sales & Marketing services including lead development, sales generation, letter writing, digital marketing services, blogging, social media writing, with experience through my own business, Newsnet & a range of previous employers listed on my cv.
Writing services include blogging, business, marketing & email marketing development. I have delivered services to numerous clients including GlobalOne, Social Media Keys, The Thinking Corporation, The Heart Foundation, & The Wise Academy.
Human Resources, services include recruitment, psychometric appraisal services, organisational communication, conflict resolution, team coaching, & career counselling. Previous clients include FujiXerox, Sydney Water, Amber Tiles, RTA, Westpac Card Services, Creative Packaging, Devine Real Estate, & Brady Tiles, to name a few.

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Employment

Converging Solutions
Contractor
2009 - Present
A private company through which I deliver a range of sales, marketing, digital marketing, list development, human resource, consulting & writing services. Clients include Converging Solutions, One...
Newsnet Digital Marketing Solutions
Business Development Manager
2008 - 2009
Consulting and development of Digital Marketing solutions & platforms, clients included, AAPT, AAP, Carnival Cruises, Bendigo Bank, Bendigo Telco, Scholastic, PLM Australia.
Axial Training
Business Manager Brisbane & North QLD
2007 - 2009
Develop marketing (on & offline), advertising and promotional strategies to build a sound business platform for trade and business vocational training. Duties included develop functional team...
Straylight Corporation Pty Ltd
Manager
2004 - 2007
A private company through which I provided consulting services in human resources, IT and marketing and communications. Clients included Fuji Xerox, Amber, Brady Tiles (import wholesale) Activ8,...
Lionheart Recruitment & Consulting
Principal
1998 - 2004
A full service recruitment and consulting business whose clients included Amber Tiles NSW, ACT, QLD; Creative Packaging; Sydney Water; RTA; Baker McKenzie; Gilbert & Tobin; BHP Building Products;...
HeadStart Recruitment
Account Director
1996 - 1998
A flat fee recruiting services company. Clients included Westpac; Sydney Water; Merck Sharpe & Dohme; Osh Kosh; Quorum Advertising.
POL Corporate Publications
Executive Consultant
1992 - 1996
Responsible for two specialist areas: Training & Higher Education Tourism Activities: creating, writing & developing of features. Developing funding through sponsorship from government, top tier...
Previously
National Sales & Marketing Manager
1980 - 1992
Worked in various management roles from sales manager, state manager, regional manager, & national sales & marketing manager. Multi-Fill Australia Stimorol Tetley Korbond Industries Mars Confectionery

Education

Practitioner Certificate NLP
Beyond NLP
2012 - 2012
AICH
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
2012 - 2012
Sugar Group
Cert4 Micro Business Management
2011 - 2011
Sarina Russo
Cert4 Small Business Management
2004 - 2004
Charles Sturt University
Masters in Organisational Communication
1994 - 1997

Keywords

marketing
writing
business development
social media
publishing
PR
telesales
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