Wesley Richard Bradley

Wesley Richard Bradley

Account director and business development manager

  • Ponsonby, Auckland

With a background in sales and business development, helping grow a start-up business from zero to $200,000/year over a three year period, I wish to move away from project management and further develop my sales and business development skills. Helping not only the company I work for succeed, but ensuring success in my own life.

Work History
Work History
Oct 2014 - Present
Account Director and Business Development Manager
ZingSEO / Reasonate Digital

As Account Director, I am responsible for leading strategic communications approaches, ensuring optimal performance and excellent client service.

I also develop exceptional internal and external relationships.

Working closely with our Project Manager on work flow management, is an important aspect in delivering ongoing high levels of client satisfaction and sustained profitability.

The role requires:

  • The ability to move with speed and professionalism in response to all sales leads.
  • Developing new sales opportunities and maintain key relationships, qualify and accurately forecast on business development opportunities.
  • Identification and creation of solutions, negotiating contracts, closing sales and managing relationships during project lifecycles.
  • The management and coordination of resources to meet our customer's investment objectives in coordination with our business lines.
  • To work with other technology companies to partner for the development and sales of complex solutions.
  • Anticipating and identifying complex business needs and recommend possible solutions.
  • Working closely with the project manager to ensure an exceptional quality of work is maintained.
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
Project and Sales Manager
ZingSEO

As the Project and Sales Manager, I was responsible for coordinating and implementing SEO & SMM strategies for our clients, along with creating and implementing sales strategies for our own growth.

Success in this role came down to being goal oriented, possessing exceptional attention to detail, and having outstanding interpersonal skills.

There is considerable emphasis put on the interaction with clients, as well as working closely with internal stakeholders to make sure that the goals of the client are achieved.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Development and execution of sales plans. 
  • Setting internal KPIs. 
  • Define requirements, tasks, and resources associated to SEO strategy.
  • Manage and execute implementation of SEO strategy.
  • Communication to clients, team, and management on strategy/project development, timelines, and results.
  • Collaborate on client strategy and goal definition for success.
  • Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and development.
Jun 2013 - Dec 2013
SEO Specialist
ZingSEO
  • Monitor, on an on-going basis, website SEO results and manage projects to ensure continued rankings.
  • Provide ongoing support of all SEO initiatives.
  • Fix duplicate listings issues.
  • Update the store locations addresses in Google places.
  • Contact websites with outdated locations addresses and request fix or claim profiles to edit.
  • Keyword research and recommendations.
  • Update meta-tags for specific pages.
  • Link building reporting and analysis.
  • On-going online reputation management and monitoring brand related keywords.
Education
Education
2008 - 2012
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Otago

Majoring in Management with a Marketing Management Minor. 

References

Mark Smith

  • Creative Director at Latch Digital 
  • 0273589944


Craig Fox

  • Owner at Sidecar Menswear
  • 02102264637