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Elise Barlow

Brand development manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLeicester, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsBrand Development Manager - Account Manager - Administrator

About me

I am tenacious, conscientious and reliable, I have excellent negotiation and inter-personal skills and work confidently both independently and as part of a team. I am highly motivated to transfer my skills over to the creative and digital industry and I feel that my account management experience and drive to deliver the highest level of service with a more business development approach would be a great fit.

Skills

  • Brand Developent
  • Account Management
  • CRM
  • Target Driven
  • Analysing Data
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Communication Skills
  • Tenacity
  • Conscencious Reliable
  • Team Player

Work history

Currently

Brand Development Manager

Style Library

May 2017
  • Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Key responsibilities • Develop, execute and drive strategic sales and business plan to achieve & exceed sales target. • Regular and proactive source of communication between key accounts, the sales force and heads of sales. • Regular analysis of sales information for future business development. • Drive and secure new brand opportunities. • Record, analyse, report and administer using CRM to maintain comprehensive customer records. • Utilise appropriate social media. • Ensure all 6 brands are fully and appropriately represented in line with the brand values. • Assist and drive business through trade shows. • Assist with product displays within a variety of retail settings.

2017

Regional Area Manager

The Harlequin Group

Mar 2014 - Apr 2017
  • Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Key responsibilities • Manage existing Harlequin customer base and develop business with new clients. • Develop a strong partnership with clients. • Manage own diary/journey plan. • Assisting customers with client/job specifications (project management). • Carry out sales analysis and act on the findings. • Report on current marketplace conditions.

2014

Sales Administrator

The Harlequin Group

Sep 2011 - Mar 2014
  • Loughborough, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Key responsibilities • Speaking with businesses over the phone to place orders and help with enquiries. • Entering telephone, fax and email orders onto a computer database. • Dealing with complaints and issuing replacement fabric and wallpaper. • Communicating with couriers as well as product warehouses. • Assisting clients with product information and offering support and suggestions. • Working one to one with a regional rep and managing the companies within their designated area.

Education

2009

BA Honors Degree

Sheffield Hallam University

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009
  • Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies at Sheffield Hallam University - 2.1 (62%)