- Preston, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
I can provide Strategic or Tactical assistance with Sales, Marketing, Merchandising , Promotional projects and Events. A versatile freelancer with experience in Area Sales Accountmore...I can provide Strategic or Tactical assistance with Sales, Marketing, Merchandising , Promotional projects and Events. A versatile freelancer with experience in Area Sales Account Management covering the North West of the UK and Scotland; Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside, Greater Manchester. I am situated within easy access to all the North\'s major commercial centres. In addition I have over 10 years freelance experience in Qualitative & Quantitative Market Research and Focus Group Recruitment. I also have experience in general Office Management, Book-keeping, Payroll, Operations Management.
Area Covered: Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, North West UK, Scotland, West Yorkshire
Work Experience Summary: I thrive in a Sales orientated environment where I am allowed to use my broad general knowledge, skills and creativity.
I have been a Sales/Merchandising Area Manager with responsibility for 20 part-time staff, covering 230 stores (large superstores) on a weekly basis throughout Lancashire, Cumbria & Merseyside, managing staff and targets, recruitment, team building, customer care, auditing etc.
I also have a wealth of experience in Market Research and Interviewing and recruiting respondents for Focus Groups; in the past recruiting groups for government department projects.
A former Director of a Facilities Management company , I am also experienced in Accounts, HR, Payroll and operations, we employed over 500 people and achieved a first year t/o of around Â£1.3 m.
References can be provided.
Education Summary: I have a BA Honours Degree in Fashion/Textile Design and retain a flair and interest in this field.
I am also IQCS trained (Market Research- Interviewer Quality Control Scheme)
I have completed various in-house training courses over the years; sales, customer service, IT.
Salesperson, Merchandiser, Business Development & Accounts Manager