But as a consultant, I know the best approaches and the direction proposal submissions are going in.
Proposals are secret by definition.
I’m a full-time, self-employed sales and communications consultant.
I specialize in writing proposals, RFPs, bids and other technical sales documents. I onboard quickly and I can join a running sales team to support them with a large bid or proposal on short notice.
Adding marketing spin into technical answers
Rewriting and editing material from different SMEs to create a single voice
Helping clients position negative facts in a positive light
Working with SMEs and multiple departments to source facts
BMO Capital Markets
Industries served: 15
Value of largest proposal written: $6 billion
Shortest ramp-up time: 24 hours to get familiar with a new industry
Years of experience: 18, 6 of which as a self-employed proposal specialist
17 years, 5 jobs, many industries
2008 - Present | Sales and Communications Consultant
I can help you with proposal writing, sales support, marketing, sales deck development, communications and business coaching.
2008 – 2011 | Assistant Product Manager, Canadian Market
Reader’s Digest Canada
P&L responsibility for 4 major continuous product lines: condensed novels, non-fiction books, music, and children’s books (including Sesame Street ABCs, Read with Pooh, and Disney Storybook Favourites).
2007 – 2008 | Manager, Sales Offer Strategy
Yellow Pages Group
Created local, provincial, and national discount and value-added sales promotions to meet corporate sales objectives.
2006 – 2007 | Manager, Business Development
Yellow Pages Group
Initiated, developed, launched, and managed non-core marketing products.
1999 – 2005 | Various operations management roles
Apollo Microwaves Ltd.
Production Planner, Project Manager and Supervisor, Production Planning & Procurement.
2005 – 2006 MBA, Marketing and Corporate Finance
Université de Montréal - HEC Montréal
1996 – 1999 Bachelor of Commerce
Major in Supply Chain Operations Management
Concordia University – John Molson School of Business