Address
Russington
West Sussex
BN16 2AT
United Kingdom

Contact Details
Telephone: 07941 426807
Email: bob.francis@sgba.co.uk
Skype: bobabio

Bob Francis

Skills

  • Business growth development
  • Coaching, mentoring and supporting management
  • Sales and Marketing strategy development
  • Training in social media, digital marketing and sales management

Specialties

Working with the owners and managers on strategic planning for the profitable long term growth of their business.

Developing sales and marketing plans using cost effective digital marketing , social media and ecommerce solutions.

Key Account sales management and distribution channel development

Coaching and Mentoring key senior management personnel

Services

Currently helping companies in the South of England achieve their growth and business development objectives.  Covering a range of sectors in the Dinks market including breweries, vineyards, our services include coaching, mentoring consulting and training.

o   Business planning and growth

Craft Ale Brewery – looking to double the size of the brewery and enter new markets. In addition to helping create the strategy we are also helping them to access grant funding for purchase of equipment.

o   Digital Marketing & Social Media Workshops

Wine industry organisation – Delivered a series of digital marketing workshops to vineyard owners who were supported by grants from DEFRA

o   Marketing, distribution & sales planning

Vineyard – Developing an Ecommerce strategy to target specific high end markets

Vineyard – Working to develop increased cellar door sales, oenotourism strategy including increased footfall at events andgrowth in trade sales.

Career

o   20 years in senior corporate sales and marketing management positions including Director level.

o   8 years in start ups.

o   14 years in business growth consulting providing support to SMEs in S.E England