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The Serjante Group - Our area of expertise is focused on, but not limited to the following sectors. - Renewables and Environment - Destination Management - Hospitality - Travel - Culinary and Wine - Event Marketing and Management We provide a wide range of services all of which can be customized to the unique needs of our client. The Serjante Group is dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurial efforts of independent contractors as well as local and small business groups in an effort to continue to reinforce our economy and the workforce within.
.The Serjante Group is the parent company for any and all Green Light Development Projects and Communities. Founded by Paula Jansen, The Serjante Groups mission is to develop sustainable residential and commercial communities which incorporate the highest level of green building strategies, renewable and waste- to-energy technologies and processes while providing the highest quality of life through affordable housing solutions, smart growth, community benefits, job creation, and environmentally sound practices.
Duties include oversight of all management and operations, interfacing with admissions representatives, directors and executive management within Career Education Corporation regarding live chat operations. Creating and executing training and professional development opportunities and directing the live chat department in exceeding enrollment goals and operational excellence. Selected Contributions: Increased chat specialists conversion rates from 30% to 50% through strategic sales and customer service training sessions and communication methods. Currently holding a steady enrollment trend of 154% of budget for live chat to enrollment statistics. Garnered the respect of team members by providing honest, solid and ethical leadership. Setting an example through understanding, patience, encouragement and belief in all team members as seasoned professionals and key components to the success of Live Chat. Designated senior chat specialists as project managers to individually and collectively oversee and orchestrate team growth projects. The intention is to create an environment where senior and junior team members are able to collaborate on professional development and operational resources specific to the unique nature of live chat dynamic and goals. Currently developing a peer to peer mentoring program designed to encourage a cohesive support system through continuous cross monitoring, coaching and evaluation of individuals performance and production. Trained admissions representatives throughout all Le Cordon Bleu campus locations on the operational function and goal of Live Chat Transfer. This feature provides the chat visitor with an immediate resource to assist them with their educational plans and enrollment.
Define strategy for and develop, execute, and manage comprehensive marketing plan encompassing integrated marketing initiatives designed to penetrate and grow targeted markets. Communicate with customers, management, internal departments, and vendors to coordinate overall marketing effort in accordance with corporate goals. Developed creative print and online marketing collateral. Plan and carry out international market research and analyses. Provided leadership and direction to team associates to guide the creation of marketing materials and ensure congruence with objectives. Selected Contributions: Drove up target-market product awareness by 80% through designing and launching new marketing strategy. Increased product inquiries and RFQ's by 75% within a 7 month period by spearheading the creation and implementation of highly effective marketing campaign. Conducted market research and implemented strategic plan to launch and support newly opened operations in Calgary, Canada. Created and launched a re-branding strategy and campaign in an effort to introduce DryVac Environmental Solutions as the preferred technology for today's environmental needs.
Worked within a team environment to resurrect a neglected sales force and reinforce efforts through calculated and strategic research and target strategy. Work closely with the marketing department to create and implement complimentary support materials and market positioning. Selected Contributions: Successfully cultivated a solid client base by designing and implementing strategic promotional events and trade show presence, therefore capturing a fresh and new prospect audience for future communication. Increased client proposal activity from $300,000 to 25 million within a 7 month period by spearheading creation and Implementation of a highly effective sales campaign. Cultivated a customer base of over 1500 in the Canadian market within a two month period thus enabling the sales team to effectively present technology to the Oil Sands industry. Demonstrated immediate talents upon hire and excelled quickly to become recognized by management as key member of the sales team. Confidently entered an unfamiliar industry with little or no knowledge of the processes and maintained successful progression to proposal and close of sale within a 9 month period.
Created a diversified extension of a Destination Management Company to incorporate and specifically address all components of corporate communications under one call. Cultivated a seasoned and talented collection of industry professionals to lend their iindividual and collective expertise to projects generated though Jansen & Associates efforts. Selected Contribution: Implemented a unique concept of combining individual contractors and independent small businesses operators to maximize our collective exposure and market presence though increased advertising and networking contributions. Designed and coordinated a re- branding and product launch campaign for a new land development in Northern California's Sacramento Valley. Interfaced with Sacramento's political officials and local dignitaries garnering support through their attendance and endorsements of the development. Assisted in the formation and development of the first Sonoma Jazz Plus Festival by interfacing with community leaders and coordination of promotional events and activities. These events have generated over 5 million in revenue for local music programs and hospitals over a 4 year period.
Developed and implemented a newly formed Destination Management Department in an effort to capture potential new business by offering an extended menu of services to an elite corporate clientele. Created, marketed and operated all incentive group packages and itineraries to grow our brand in an already competitive market. Cultivated a seasoned and skilled group of support vendors, part time staff and event specialists to complement and enhance a new enterprise. Selected Contributions: Generated 1 million in gross sales by 3rd quarter of first years activity. Positioned Beau Wine Tours as one of the most sought after Destination Management Companies in Northern California.
Developed and executed corporate driving programs for this company in an effort to generate additional revenue streams and promote their already successful Racing School to an elite clientele. Responsible for creation of programs, direct marketing campaigns, sales and execution. Worked closely with racers and instructors to create a safe, authentic and rewarding program for all corporate clients. Created a cause marketing element to racing programs where non profit organizations could benefit through promotional opportunities, auctions and continuum giving. Selected Contributions: Achieved 1.5 million in gross sales within first year. Established Jim Russell Racing as the premier Corporate Driving Experience drawing participants from all over the US.