Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Marketing & Sales Consultant

Meow Vintage & Jewellery Ltd
  • Establishing online shop, organising and participating in sales events, handling PR related activities and creating company’s positive image.

  • Managing business development and international trade communication, planning procedures and researching competitors.

Jul 2006 - Present

Entrepreneurial Endeavours

World Around

Knowledgeable and motivated individual, passionate about guiding visitors around several areas using extensive local knowledge. Possessing capability to help people navigate unfamiliar areas and to make their trips special. Capability to motivate different sets of audience with high degree of energy and enthusiasm. Organised tourist tailored trips to South-East Asia and Africa. Apart from working as a tour guide, serving as a diving instructor and currently as a taxi driver. Excellent photography and travel writing skills helps in arranging and organising tours for Trevelers Community. As co-owner of this community, accountable for below-mentioned activities:

  • Worked in very busy environment, providing high standards of customer service and client care.

  • Responsible for preparing Itineraries and processing payment of tours.

  • Organising tours according to clients’ requirements and budgets.

  • Preparing photography reviews and reports as well as responsible for travel writing.

  • Handling Travellers’ Forum.

Oct 2005 - Aug 2006

Trade & Marketing Advisor

Proto-Fan
  • Promoted new business operations for sister dental practices company to orthodontic and prosthetic firm Orto-Fan.

  • Defined operational processes and practices, sourced strategic alliances with international partners and prepared new business releases while spearheading marketing and e-commerce activities.

  • Successfully completed short-term contract to initiate new business partnership with American and German companies.

  • Efficiently represented company in exhibitions, trade market events and conferences.

  • Promoted business relationships among business and scientific authorities.

Sep 2005 - Mar 2006

Sales & Marketing Manager

Infinite Information Systems, Ltd.
  • Effectively directed marketing activities and sales campaigns as well as drove public relations for innovative new customer relationship management solution software product. Led 5-member team to achieve personal and group targets.

  • Conducted market research and analysis, prepared new business releases, pursued funds and investment opportunities and facilitated strategic relationships with international business partners.

  • Utilised polling techniques and analysed competitors and competitive product offerings; evaluated technologies and matters involving exclusiveness and availability.

  • Led new business development efforts including organisation and execution of trade recognition events and symposia.

Interest

Key Achievements

Effectively established new businesses and signed multiple contracts in Poland.
Successfully introduced new technologies for Polish market like Galvanoforming and received few prizes at local exhibitions.
Launched new and modern products/brands such as C. Hafner, Ortho Technology, Masel and Detax in Poland.
Recognised locally and internationally when meeting co-operators and business partners on exhibitions, trade fairs, congresses and other events as a decision-maker in the field of new technologies.
Selected as the winner of Photo of the Month; please visit http://www.lightandcomposition.com/an-exclusive-interview-with-ryszard-wierzbicki/ to check an exclusive interview.

Core Competences

▪ New Account Development

▪ Acquire Referrals

▪ Account Service and Management

▪ Developing Customer Profiles
▪ Entrepreneurial Spirit

▪ Hospitality Management

▪ Leadership Skills

▪ Strategic Planning

▪ Strong Project Management

▪ Strong Understanding of Profits and Loss

▪ Autonomous and Self-driven

▪ Creative, Innovative and Analytical Thinking

▪ Team Player

▪ Professional and Executive Presence

▪ Executive Level Briefs

▪ Effective Communication and Presentation Skills

Skills

Skills

Stakeholder Liaison and Relationship Building

Outstanding ability in maintaining trusted working relationship with external and internal stakeholders and establishing productive collaboration with end users. Capable of improving organisational excellence while gaining trust of the team.

Project Management and Consultation

Expert in assigning, scheduling, training, reviewing and monitoring project work to ensure progress to set guidelines within a time and budget. Counselling team members on planning and execution of projects.  

Public Relations

Competent in developing PR strategies in association with designated PR specialist(s) to achieve overall objectives for the country/region. Proficient in creating appropriate atmosphere for growing products and services such as dental toothbrushes and irrigators, laser welding units and impression materials. Occasionally conducting slide show presentations, trainings and lectures for doctors and dental technicians during official events like exhibitions. Taking part in meetings, talks, events and negotiations and at times organised activities and assisted VIP's during business trips, congresses, events and ceremonies.

Business Development

Accomplished professional, striving towards achieving business targets through existing growing business and developing new business opportunities. Skilled in capturing competitor’s accounts through networking and research in order to target and solicit customers to generate new business. Effectively searching for new technologies and companies in order to collaborate with them and expand prosthetic and orthodontic business as well as leading all business talks and negotiations to the final agreement of cooperation

Strategic Planning

Expertise in strategising and implementing a distribution strategy to maximise revenue and minimise cost of sales in the form of channel costs. Analysing, presenting and discussing distribution strategies for taking decisions in new business development opportunities. Developing market analysis to identify customer needs, price schedules and discount rates. Analysing prices, rebates, offers and other customer's needs to increase company revenue while enhancing its image. Monitoring, analysing and responding to competitors strategies by focussing on trends. 

Education

Education
Oct 1986 - Jun 1991

Masters Degree

Gdansk University

Certifications

Certifications

Travel & Tourism Photographer

Society of International Travel & Tourism Photographers SITTP

Diving Instructor

PADI