James Barnes Curriculum Vitae

Personal Profile:

Able to add value to business through the following key characteristics:

•        Skilled and persistent in Sales. Have a natural desire to provide great customer service

•        Very outgoing, enthusiastic, creative, friendly, pro-active and flexible

•        Willing to tackle any challenge thrown at me, enjoy learning new skills

•        Strong computer skills, especially Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and InDesign

•        Fluent in Spanish

Work History:

Self Employed Web Marketing Consultant for Barnes eVentures. 2010 - 2014
These past few years I have had the great fortune of working with some marvellous individuals and small companies, primarily advising them on the best forms of Internet Marketing Strategies & Online Advertising for their businesses. I give out tons of free advice and always keep up to date with the latest Internet marketing trends, so please Get In Touch with me now for a chat.

Business Development Manager for Selling People Ltd. 2009 – 2010
Since being founded in 2003, Selling People has rapidly become Europe’s leading business
development, sales outsourcing and market entry specialist. They are part of a network of Branch
offices in 20 countries with over 50 sales executives, and I am based in the main UK office. I was in
charge of developing new business as well as sales management for client Citadela for their digital publishing software, eDition while at the same time I managed relationships with several WSI franchisees as a lead generation supplier.

Marketing Consultant for BestVenue.com. 2006 – 2009
Main achievement has been to make a significant contribution to starting up a new web based
business, which soon became the UK’s largest venue finder. Responsibilities were to help get the
company up and running by finding new venues to feature on the site, identifying the most effective
online advertising and the most profitable ways to charge venues for featuring their websites.

Member of Client Solutions Team at Oncura (former subsidiary of GE). 2006
Main achievements included achieving excellent customer service KPIs. Responsibilities included
communicating directly with the distributors in Spain, managing their customer service and also
using SAP orders management for different clients throughout Europe.

Marketing Team Leader for Fresh Image Studios. 2004 – 2006
Main achievement was to successfully boost revenues significantly. Responsibilities included
conducting recruitment activities to set up a direct marketing team. Progressed to the role of 'Private
Viewer', selling photographs and negotiating prices for copyright sales of professional images.

Sales Team Leader and Trainer for LPC Marketing (The Studio London). 2003 – 2004
Main achievement was to generate highest sales per employee performance on several occasions.
Responsibilities included handling promotions organizing and booking new clients for the business.
I was promoted to train new sales reps, took people on observation days, handled telesales,
recruited staff, and held team talks to motivate and train sales reps.

Part Time Catering Industry Roles 2007 – 2009
I have worked in a broad range of catering activities, learning & successfully practising new skills.
With Duco Personnel I have served silver service wedding dinners at The Leander Club in Henley on Thames, organised conferences for corporate executives at The Chartridge Conference Centre in Chesham, and awards ceremonies for golfers at Beaconsfield Golf Club. Among other roles I have also worked part time as Commis Chef for The Sugar Loaf Inn, Waiter / Bartender for The Ivy House, Chalfont St. Giles, and Waiter / Sommelier at the Pizza Express in Amersham.

Education:

Complete US High School Degree. (CDS, Maya, MLHS, ACS) (SAT Score: 1390) – 2003
Brunel University Business Management (1 year) – 2004

Additional Information:

Full C.O.S.H.H. (Care Of Substances Hazardous to Health) Training

Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver member of PADI

Hobbies include Gardening, Cooking, Reading, Photography, Travelling, Swimming, Scuba & Snorkeling, Social Media, and more.

References available upon request