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  1. Don Taylor

    Don Taylor

    Analyst, Manager, Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    In my 30+ year career I've picked up a wide variety of technical skills and professional experience areas. I've been successful in management and individual contributor roles. I want to help you succeed with your project goals! Here's a quick list of skills and technologies where I have at least some, and in many cases, quite a lot, of experience: Apple Xcode, Authorize.net, Back office processes, B2C e-commerce, Basecamp, Budget management, Business analysis, Business metrics, Business rules & logic, Certified Scrum Master, Change management, Client engagement, Codesion, Communication: interpersonal, written, verbal, ConstantContact, COPPA compliance, CRM, Creative problem solving, Customer satisfaction, Customer liaison & support, Data flow design, Design spec preparation, Design standards, DropBox, 8x8 phone system setup/admin, Feature rollout, GIS tools: ArcGIS, Google Maps, Google Apps, Google Docs/Drive, Graphical editors, HTML, Interviewing, IT liaison, JavaScript, Knowledge management, MailChimp, MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio, Word, Negotiation & issue resolution, Operations monitoring, Apple Mac desktop, PCI compliance, Policy definition, Process/protocol definition, Process improvement, Program execution, Project management – traditional & agile, Quality assurance & testing, R&D, RapidMiner (novice), Requirements gathering, Requirements analysis, Resource allocation, Salesforce setup/administration, Scrum product owner, SDLC, Service delivery, SmartBear AlertSite, Stakeholder voice, Statistical analysis, Strategic planning, SugarCRM, Team member & leader, Training, UNIX shell & C, Usability/UI design, Use case depiction, User stories, User acceptance test, Vimeo, Web app dev mgmt, WordPress, Workflow analysis, Zapier integrations, Zendesk setup/administration.

    $55.56 /hr
    612 hours
    5.00
  2. Isabel F.

    Isabel F.

    Business Consultant | LinkedIn Marketing | Branding | Content Writer

    Portugal - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/isabel-futscher-fernandes/b/37b/648 EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qcklsv2QA COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!

    $67.50 /hr
    581 hours
    4.99
  3. Natali Hetzroni

    Natali Hetzroni

    Planning/Forecasting/Inventory/Operations Mng, CRM/ERP Expert

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    I specialize in Supply Chain Management, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, Sales Forecasting and S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning). My mission is to satisfy my clients by bringing significant changes to their organizations which increase productivity, decrease cost and save time. I am passionate about improving business processes and motivating new businesses. This is the main reason I quit the corporate world and set up my own small business analysis and consulting company. If you are intending to improve your Supply Chain processes or/and create new efficiency standards of work for Inventory Control, Production, Sales and Operations or just forecast your sales/demands for any purpose, I can help you. You just need to provide me with relevant data and I will analyze it and give appropriate solutions in a short time. I have over 12 years of successful work experience in manufacturing and consulting companies. I do not only analyze, but can make summaries and conclusions based on the real and specific situation, like company nature/mission, market/production trends, competitive position, raw materials price increase, profit prospects, etc. precisely emphasizing the problems/faults root and points for improvements. - I implement process improvement changes in the organizations by writing standard operating procedure manuals and ensuring the duties/operations are performed correctly and efficiently. - I am proficient in Forecasting. I build sales forecast based on historical sales data applying statistical models, events, dynamic regression and judgmental approaches. I also develop sales/cash flow forecast for products combining statistics and financial modelling knowledge. - I help startup companies with their marketing plan, costs calculations, and all the aspects of the supply chain management. - I particularly specialize in B2B marketing and selling funnels. I can lead B2B development projects creating the most practical sales strategy and plan with a track/measurement of performance, return on investment and success. - I am competent with Zoho CRM software. I am experienced in customizing the software to any organization structure and requirements streamlining and automating business processes. I am experienced in integrating Zoho CRM and working with other apps within Zoho suit, such as Campaigns, Reports, SalesIQ, Survey, Projects, Docs, Invoice and Creator. I create business apps using Deluge scripting and functions. I apply my broad experience in supply chain management, ERP systems and analytics in order to build creative solutions in Zoho Creator. - I have experienced in implementing Odoo (OpenERP) and NetSuite software through supply chain organizations. I know how to configure these software as per customer specifications. I have been working with most of the modules of Odoo and NetSuite from Financial to Production and Supply Chain Management. I make sure the new ERP system streamlines processes, improves visibility, reduces costs, and efficiently changes the way the company does the business. - I am also skilled and experienced in ERP Systems: SAP B1, Infor/Baan, Epicor, QAD, Priority and Seradex. - I also help organizations to work efficiently saving money on not purchasing big and complicated software systems. I have already successfully completed four projects on Upwork of streamlining business processes through Google Sheets. I have completed online courses in business strategy, business development, business analysis, operations management and marketing from Udemy and ed2go. I am certified in Lean Management and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. I have strong analytical, making decision, planning and organizational skills with ability to lead projects independently. I am very practical and realistic while working on projects. I always use advanced methodologies and software to perform assignments. My areas of expertise: * Business Process Modeling * Business Process Re-engineering * Strategic Planning * Sales Strategy * Business Development * Startup Consulting * Marketing Plan * Product Pricing * Cost Analysis * Lean Management * Six Sigma * Process Improvement * Sales Forecasting * Revenue Forecasting * Demand Planning * S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) * Inventory Management * Supply Chain Management * Operations Management * Procurement * Purchasing * Data Analysis * Business Intelligence * Zoho CRM * Zoho Creator * NetSuite *Odoo * SAP B1 * Infor * Epicor * ERP * Google Sheets * Business Analysis * Financial Analysis * Technical Writing When working as Lean Leader and Business Consultant I have led tens of continues improvement and efficiency projects in different departments of organizations which included measurements, analysis, improvements and controls. These projects saved thousands of dollars to the organizations on a monthly basis.

    $42.22 /hr
    757 hours
    4.70
  4. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  5. Ruth Kemmish

    Ruth Kemmish

    MBA Grad -- Expert in Marketing & Communications

    United States - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Corporate communications professional with five-year proven track record of delivering cost-effective strategic research and planning for a Fortune 500 company complemented by recently completed MBA. -Analysis: Well-developed ability to assess raw data from myriad sources to gauge success of marketing programs, understand customer behavior and industry trends, and plan future strategy. Adept in creating high-impact marketing materials that drive audiences to desired action. -Business Process Re-engineering: Visionary strategist with success analyzing organizational structures and business processes, identifying capability gaps and cost-saving opportunities, making strategic recommendations, and working cross-functionally to institute key process improvements. -Project Leadership: Success guiding projects to targeted objectives, organizing and inspiring teams, and managing client expectations. -Communication: Skilled communicator, writer, and speaker.

    $75.00 /hr
    47 hours
    4.98
  6. Dave K.

    Dave K.

    Business Writing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 6

    To help business owners experience more success through better communications including writing business plans, marketing plans, sales tracts, grant proposals, blog, article and web post editing. I have many years of experience in writing and selling comprehensive financial plans, making the technical and mundane easily understandable to enhance sales. More recently I have served successfully as a business consultant in all of the above listed areas. I can help your ideas be communicated clearly in an inspirational manner!

    $38.89 /hr
    116 hours
    4.81
  7. Zoe M

    Zoe M

    Marketing Communications / Strategy / Consulting / Graphic Design

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a passionate strategic marketing communications specialist and help businesses to market effectively and to achieve their Return On Investment and growth in their businesses with strategic advice and putting marketing processes into place. I am a Chartered Marketer ( BA Hons CIM DipM) with 16 years of integrated marketing experience as well as a qualified Graphic Designer (Cert 4.). I consider myself a problem solver in the area of strategic marketing and design and can help you with you marketing and design requirements - solving problems you may have in this area as well as getting the right message to the right target market across in the most effective way. I have helped many businesses to understand the power of marketing and how to adapt it to their businesses effectively and have worked in a variety of organisations in different industries including retail, health and fitness, civil engineering, business to business and business to consumer, property, and purely online businesses. My specialities include marketing strategy and marketing communications, digital marketing - content marketing, social media and website strategy, creation and design, email marketing, graphic design for a wide variety of materials and mentoring in these areas.

    $88.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  8. Stacie Doyle

    Stacie Doyle

    Business Planning, Process Development & Project Management

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have a diverse background in business development based on my experience in helping to develop two software development startups and adding innovation to a co-op. I am the go to girl for developing streamlined and efficient process, enabling a team to achieve success through clearly define goals, objectives, users, system requirements and of course defined success metrics. In addition to developing process I confidently communicate the advantages and strategies of products and services through written and oral communication. I have produced countless presentations for investors, business executives, clients and internal business teams. My skills took form during my education at the University of Kanas where I received my BFA with emphasis in Graphic Design. My education provided me with the discipline to identify a concept and then execute the elements to clearly communicate that concept through typography, color and imagery. In the field I expanded my knowledge about user experience and user information design. I am passionate about understanding the target audience's intended use for a given product or service and ensuring that the appropriate features are in place to satisfy the needs of that user. I would love to help you develop and communicate your business strategy!

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Vinnie R.

    Vinnie R. Agency Contractor

    Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Start-up Consulting, Finance & Marketing

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    A strong business leader, I have 15 years of senior management experience with several Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a top performer and contractor for oDesk Enterprise Solutions and a recipient of the oDesk Top 10% Award. My expertise includes: -Business strategy/pitch decks -Business plans & proposals -Financial Forecasts, Analysis, Business Valuations -Marketing Strategy and Plans -Project Management & Six Sigma My objective is to build a consulting practice and deliver to you, the client, the best knowledge, expertise and results that our team has to offer. I am energetic, dedicated and will deliver 100% to each and every project. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you, sharing my expertise and making us both a success! Skills Summary: Business Strategy/Business Plans; Start-up consulting, Business Plans, Investor plans, Pitch decks, Market Research, Executive and Investor presentations Finance; Financial Budgeting and Forecasting, Business Plan Development and Financial Analysis, Margin, Income Statement & Balance Sheet Management, Month End Closing, Analytical Expertise, Audit and Internal Control, Marketing; Online Channel Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Development, Mass Media Strategy and Execution, Management of Direct Marketing and Telemarketing Channels, New Product Development, Market and Consumer Research, Retail Marketing, Marketing and Statistical Analysis Project Management: Recruitment, Business Process Development and Facilitation, Vendor Management, Team Management, Lean Six Sigma, Senior Project Management

    Associated with: CORE Consulting Services Inc.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,811 hours
    4.94
  10. Garland Coulson

    Garland Coulson Agency Contractor

    Time Management, Social Media & Internet Marketing Coach & Trainer

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Not enough time? I'll show you how to get more done in less time. Not sure how to make your web site sell? Wondering how to set up a cost effective Internet marketing program? Let me help. I can coach you, train your team or act as a consultant for your productivity and online marketing programs.

    Associated with: Garland Coulson Agency

    $72.22 /hr
    512 hours
    4.90