Adriana Thompson

Adriana Thompson

Operational Director Paarlberg Consulting (Pty) Ltd

I'm looking for new opportunities

Currently employed at Paarlberg Consutling (Pty) Ltd

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    I am a highly professional, committed, resilient and tenacious Sales and Marketing professional. My biggest contribution will be felt in areas of the business where I can develop and enhance relationships with existing and new clients and gaining referrals resulting in business development and growth in sales. I possess strong leadership skills, social and emotional intelligence, business acumen with an active interest in understanding businesses. I exhibit a dynamic business approach at all times, astute networker and extremely results driven. KEY STRENGHTS • Sales track record of consistently meeting and exceeding sales targets • Excellent at Relationship building • Active interest in understanding business • Completed Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management with Distinction • Good with in integrating my marketing skills with my ability to reason with numbers to develop robust solutions based on facts and figures • Creative problem solver • Inherently driven to grow and develop myself and implementing my learnings in my work • Exceptional planning and organising ability • Independent self-starter • Confident communicator and presenter • Adept at using social media to drive marketing and sales • Experience in managing a team Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office.


Operational Director

At Paarlberg Consutling (Pty) Ltd

From October 2016 to Present
As an operations manager I fill a pivotal role in Paarlberg Consulting (Pty) Ltd. I have a wide range of business and interpersonal skills. Planning and overseeing day to day activities in the company and keep a smooth communication flow throughout is but one of my tasks. Management of Resources As...
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Store Owner/Manager

At Chantilly Lace Costume Jewellery and Fashion Accessories

From August 2013 to June 2015
Owner * Small Business venture started in August 2013, as an extra income. ; * The store immediately showed potential and we used a boutique type concept to introduce various types of costume jewellery to the local market. * Complimented with high fashion hand bags, scarves,...
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Trade Marketing

At British American Tobacco SA

From August 2001 to June 2013
* Played an active role in Trade and Distribution of product plans to Wholesale, Retail, Key Accounts, Hotels, Restaurants Café's small to medium retail business. * Trade and Marketing focus on brand positioning, FIFO principle, Push and Pull of products. * Branding, implementing...
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From November 1999 to July 2001
Various Temp assignments with Kelly Personal West R Kelly Girl Temp * Due to past experience most of my knowledge was put to good use during Temporary Kelly Girl Assignments at Major Companies such as Clover, International Spice Importers, and Glaxo Smith Kline on the West Rand as well as...
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PA Secretary

At Measurtronic Wynberg Sandton

From December 1995 to October 1999
* Fantastic Career boost and development into Sales and Marketing. * Starting off as a junior Administrator and General Secretary developed into internal sales administration as well as Personal Assistant to Managing Director of Measurtronic PTY (LTD). * Contributed to internal...
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Depot Manager & Sub Depot Dairy Manufacturer Manager

At Denor Sales and Marketing

From February 1992 to March 1995
* Sub Depot Dairy Manufacturer Manager, managing stock and stock ordering for the Hotels, Restaurants and Café fast moving consumer goods trade. * Acting as a middle man to the smaller HORECA retail outlets in accurate order taking and maintaining shelf life rotation with low retention levels...
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George Technical College, George

National Certificate Secretarial, George Technical College

From January 1987 to November 1988
* National Certificate Secretarial/Administration and Communication * Matric


  • Business Development
  • Cafes
  • develop myself
  • excellent time management
  • Exceptional planning
  • Financial Planning
  • marketing skills
  • Microsoft Office
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