Ilse Bernthal

Freelance New Business Development & Lead Generation

Thame, United Kingdom
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About me

I am a specialist in new business development and lead generation. Have worked across most markets and sectors creating new opportunities and lead generation for over 20 years. With the perfect combination of both strategic new business expertise combined with my creative knowledge and background, I have honed and perfected my skills and techniques to help ensure successful outcomes for your company. Strategic and forward thinking, I enjoy developing and executing new business development initiatives and relationship building activities whether it is through outbound calls, telephone marketing, emails, social media or remote web demonstrations. Undertake each project as if it were my own with a strong drive to produce results. I will work within your company vision to create genuine quality new business opportunities that will help you to reach your targeted goals. ​

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  • New Business
  • Lead Generation
  • Strategy
  • Building Relationships
  • Business Networking
  • Communication
  • Account Management
  • Analysis
  • Research
  • Cold Calling

Companies I’ve worked with

  • InQubee


    • Marketing & PR
  • R

    REPL Group Worldwide & Tinderstone (now REPL Digital)

    • C

      CPM UK Lrd

      • S

        Stoneworld (Oxfordshire) Ltd

        Work history


        Freelance New Business & Lead Generation Specialist


        Apr 2016
        • Thame, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Strategic planning and executing of new business development initiatives, relationship building activities whether it is through outbound calls, emails, social media, direct mail or remote web demonstrations. My objective is to get genuine quality meetings, appointments & introductions to help companies grow to where they want to be. Undertake each project as if it were my own with a strong drive to produce results. Will work within your company vision to create genuine quality new business opportunities.


        Business Development & Showroom Manager

        Stoneworld (Oxfordshire) Ltd

        Nov 2014 - Oct 2015
        • Thame, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Business development and sales including devising and implementing new strategies and sales growth initiatives in line with the vision of the CEO. Build B2B and B2C relationships to encourage future and cross sales. Help raise the profile of the company in collaboration with the Marketing Manager. Manage and train a team of two assistants. Manage the day to day running of a kitchen and flooring showroom. Meet or visit potential business or consumer customers to discuss their kitchen design needs. Put forward creative design solutions along with suggesting suitable styles, ranges, products that best fits their specifications. Help to produce kitchen CAD visuals. Maintain a relationship with suppliers and keeping up to date with new products and services. Market research and analysis to identify new business opportunities. Manage and monitor CRM including staff training.


        Nov 2011 - Oct 2014
        • Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • TINDERSTONE (now REPL Digital) - Mobile Apps, In-store Digital Innovations, Bespoke Technology Solutions, Augmented Reality, 3D Photo Capture and Games REPL - Warehouse & Workforce Management Systems, Back Office, POS, eCommerce, Card Systems, PCI/EMV Compliance, Software Translation along with other retail IT related services Key Achievements: Successfully introduced new and prospective clients and diversified the client base. Manager and monitor CRM for clients, prospects, targets and training of colleagues. Duties: Helping to devise and implement new business development and sales growth initiatives for the companies within the REPL Group. Building and developing effective relationships with potential customers. Product demonstration, outbound calls, email campaigns, relationship building, lead generation, event attendance and networking. Research and market analysis to identify new business opportunities within new target markets for new products/services. Building business cases. Helping to identify emerging client needs to assist development of appropriate products/services in response to this. Helping to raise the profile of the REPL Group and Tinderstone in collaboration with the Marketing Director.



        Sep 1984 - Jul 1987
        • Swansea, United Kingdom



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