Jodi Laginski

Freelance Data Entry Freelancer & Admin Support Freelancer

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Location:Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jodilaginski
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2 Skills
$15
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I am currently a Realtor / Stay at home Mom looking to supplement my income. I have a great deal of experience with computers, writing and data entry.

RELATIVE EXPERIENCE
Research, Development and Writing
• Research, development and writing of national sales operational manual.
• Sales report and analysis writing.
• Development and writing of supporting material, and software training guide for a CRM (Contact Management System).
• Content development and implementation of training program for staffing firm including all facilitator’s slide presentations and participant workbook.
• Newsletter and marketing material writing and editing.
• Writing coaching reviews and team reports.
• Freelance writing and editing for various projects.
• Writing of sales proposals.

CAREER HISTORY

REMAX REALTY SPECIALISTS
REALTOR May 2006 – Present

As a Realtor, I am a Sole Proprietor responsible for all sales, marketing and client interaction.
Accomplishments:
• Provide high level of customer services in all home sales and purchases.
• Successfully achieved President's Club Sales Levels for five years.

QUANTUM MANAGEMENT SERVICES
SALES TRAINING MANAGER December 2003 – May 2006
As Sales Training Manager, responsible for all training, development, design, facilitation and program implementation to all new and existing Sales and Recruiting Staff.

Accomplishments:
• Redeveloped sales and recruitment training program - identifying past relative material, researching new material, writing, and content design and implementation of new program.
• In-class facilitation of an ongoing 3 week sales program to all new sales and recruitment staff; providing individual assessment for management follow up post-training.
• Provide one-on-one coaching and support to all sales teams across the Region.
• Write individual and team reports and analysis.

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT December 2002 – December 2003 (and ongoing)
Consulted for small/medium businesses on a variety of projects including improving operational efficiencies and back-office re-organization; managing the research and development of a new product; various event planning projects; recruitment and resume re-writing and consulting services; coaching and facilitation; creation and facilitation of workshops.


CIBC (BizSmart)
MANAGER - SALES OPERATIONS AND EFFECTIVENESS April 2000 – Dec 2002

Reporting to the National Sales Director, I was responsible for all aspects of sales communications, operational efficiencies, and sales effectiveness for the in-store sales team which included 200+ Business Associates and 7 Regional Sales Managers.

Accomplishments:
• Designed and implemented a technology based sales tool used nationally to forecast sales goals, track all sales activities, and providing reports and analysis on sales trends.
• Facilitated and trained client relationship standards and operational components to all Associates and Sales Managers.
• Managed the development, customization and implementation of a nationally networked Contact Management System (CRM) designed for effective management of sales leads.
• Designed, implemented, and facilitated the National Sales Operations Manual to improve sales and client interfacing, operational standards and efficiencies at all levels of the sales and front line operations.


CIBC (President’s Choice Financial)
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (RSM) – GREATER TORONTO WEST Dec 1999 – April 2000
Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, I was temporarily appointed the Regional Sales Manager for the region during business restructuring.

Accomplishments:
• Provided strong leadership to a team of 50+ Customer Sales Associates during a business transition.
• Facilitated regular meetings with client partners (Loblaws), conducted conferences and sales rallies.
• Successfully increased overall morale of the region, retention of employees, and employee satisfaction.
• Provided input into regional and national sales strategies, revenue retention and identifying new product/service opportunities.


CIBC (President’s Choice Financial)
REGIONAL CO-ORDINATOR – GREATER TORONTO WEST Jan 1999 – Dec 1999
Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, I was primarily responsible for all coaching and training of team of 50+ Customer Sales throughout the Region.

Accomplishments:
• Facilitated regular coaching and training sessions with both groups and individuals in the areas of sales, new products/service launches, and superior customer service techniques.
• Produced a weekly newsletter as a medium to communicate sales results and initiatives.


CIBC (President’s Choice Financial)
CUSTOMER SALES ASSOCIATE 1998 – 1999
• Generated sales through prospecting and clientele referral base.
• Appointed as area leader to liaison between the Market Manager, area locations, and client partner.
• Provided client solutions with focus on delivering high quality sales customer service.


Other Employment:
ARMADILLO STEAKHOUSE (SIR Corp)
SERVICE MANAGER 1997 - 1998

RONDAR INC.
SALES CO-ORDINATOR 1995 - 1997

CASUAL LIVING - THE PATIO WAREHOUSE
GENERAL MANAGER – 5 RETAIL LOCATIONS 1993 - 1995

EDUCATION
Wilfrid Laurier University - BA (Majors: Communications Studies and English) graduated 1996

Queens University - International Studies Centre, Great Britain (Communications, International Studies) 1995

OTHER
Youth Director for the CBIAS (Canadian Baltic Immigration Aid Society) – Volunteer
• Organize camps and youth events for kids 2-18 years; brought participation for 0 to 50+ active members across Southwestern Ontario
• Plan fundraisers; participate in executive meetings, master of ceremonies.

Freelance Editing / Consulting
• Independent writing, editing, proofreading, desktop publishing, data entry, and resume consulting for individuals and small business.
Skills (2) Rating
Data Entry
Admin Support