Sean Conrad

Sean Conrad

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2004 - Aug 2009

Senior Vice President, Sales Coach

VisionQuest Marketing Services, Inc.

Marketing company assists clients with customer contact management.  Enhanced sales efficiencies, provided marketing/operation guidance for new service/company launch.  Primary responsibilities: Marketing call center services to B2B marketplace, development of new operational processes, implementation of new market strategies.  As Sales Coach: Designed, implemented structured sales approach for marketing call center operations to businesses across the US/Canada.  Evaluated sales/marketing infrastructure, operations, internal/external communications.

  • Secured relationship with national internet marketing company with network of 250 dealers.
  • Provided leadership/operational expertise for launch of a new, local internet marketing subsidiary.
  • Generated 95% of all new inbound business.
  • Recruited, trained company's first 'non-contract' sales force.
  • Designed first 'yellow page specific' lead generation program.  Increased customer base by 200%. 
Oct 2006 - Jun 2007

Divisional Sales Manager

PDC - Phone Directories Company

Independent yellow page publisher, 125+ markets.  Recruited by owner to design, plan, implement directory launches.  Wrote business plan of market trends, revenue expectations, sales team requirements, market strategies.  Built company's worth to $140 million+.

  • Designed market strategies to launch five directories in key Oklahoma markets.
  • Hired, trained, led sales team to total revenues of $500,000+ in first two market launches.
  • Recognized as top 5% contributor for expertise in sales, marketing, management.
May 1999 - Oct 2004

Division Sales Manager

Feist Publications, Inc.

Independent yellow page publisher, 20+ markets.  Recruited by owners to lead sales, training, product launch in new Oklahoma market.  Led four sales managers, 40 sales reps, strategic planning, marketing, operational oversight.  Built company worth to $120 million+.

  • Created, managed sales program.  Increased revenues from $5 million to $10.5 million in first year.
  • Devised strategies for reducing bad customer debt by 50%.
  • Served as company spokesperson for television, radio campaigns.
  • Initiated sales assessment, training program for company-wide sales force.
Jan 1997 - May 1999

Director - Business Development

Environmental & Safety Support Group (E&SSG)

Provider of EPA/OSHA regulatory compliance services.  Recruited to market proper EPA/OSHA training, testing, reporting; generate sales.

  • Developed, implemented new sales strategies.  Secured single largest client in company history.
  • Created partnerships with government agencies.
  • Used 'seminar approach' to communicate regulatory requirements to prospective customers.
Oct 1991 - Jan 1997

Major Account Representative, Account Representative

Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages

Provider of communication/advertising services.

  • Recruited to task force to launch new community initiative/advertising product sales.
  • Achieved 100%+ annual sales objective each year.



Graphic Design

New Business Launch Strategies

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Excel

Team Building

Advertising / New Media Strategies

Sales / Marketing

Training / Mentoring

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