Natalie Lowde 166, St Hughes Avenue
High Wycombe,
Buckinghamshire
HP13 7UA
07593304490
natlowde@hotmail. co.uk
PERSONAL Da...
by mutual agreement).
Heading up the CIO Practice within the Executive
Recruitment Division of a global IT Recruitment Com...
home improvements company. From basic
recruitment processes with my team to organising
training courses and running all sa...
selling to CXOs.
Shared services and outsourcing executive
Global Business Events Ltd
September 2011 – May 2012
Ran the SS...
EDUCATION
SKILLS
Cranfield University/Cranfield School of
Management
2002
Management course in Business Management
London ...
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  • 1. Natalie Lowde 166, St Hughes Avenue High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP13 7UA 07593304490 natlowde@hotmail. co.uk PERSONAL Date of Birth: July, 14th 1979 Place of Birth: Oldham, Lancashire Citizenship: British Visa Status: Permanent Resident OBJECTIVE EMPLOYMENT A long-term fulfilling career preferably working in Sales/Business development or Marketing within Events delegate or sponsorship sales, IT/ITO/Managed Service sales, IT product sales or IT Recruitment. I pride myself on being able to not only sell to but also understand the CIO and world of technology frequently keeping abreast of new technologies, ideas and concepts… Sales and Marketing Director LK Global Business Solutions ltd. November 2014 – May 2015 I was a founder director of this company and dissolved it due to a lack of focus on our Event/Roundtable revenue stream pushed by the other directors. I was responsible for setting up and delivering on ALL our event platforms from bespoke roundtables to larger one day programmes. I was solely responsible for all marketing activities and brand building… the company was valued at over 5ok after three months of trading so I achieved success in this regard. I had sole responsibility also for delegate recruitment and sponsorship sales having exceeded targets in this respect and being able to understand the world of the CIO to effectively translate a sponsor message in a more relevant and less intrusive way and attract a higher level attendee. I also sold all sponsorships at an above target rate of 12k per month on my own. This reflects in my passion for the event concept and how business can be done effectively face to face. My CIO network still remains one of the largest worldwide and covers all verticals. Head of CIO Practice Networkers International PLC September 2014 – November 2014 (this role was dissolved due to a shift in company strategy and I left
  • 2. by mutual agreement). Heading up the CIO Practice within the Executive Recruitment Division of a global IT Recruitment Company. I am responsible for creating and maintaining CXO relationships and have developed one of the most impressive global CXO networks available. Tapping into said network to fill vacancies for the following roles CIO, CDO, CTO, SVP IT/Digital and similar on both a permanent and interim basis. Also providing key strategic IT/Tech roles to large global outsourcers/advisory firms in terms of Enterprise Architect, Snr Project Manager, Solutions Architect, Digital specialists and Data Analytics/Data Scientist. I also offer free career and branding advice to CIOs seeking their next challenge. Founder/Director #changetheratio June 2014 – Present Founder member of a Women in Technology group which is designed to aid the cause of women in STEM from the classroom to the boardroom. I have spoken at events and in schools and share this movement with many of the top female IT/Tech Executives in the world. This a self funded project and very close to my heart. Head of Creative Marketing Allied Worldwide Ltd September 2013 – September2014 Running the marketing and aspects of business development for a Tier 2 global IT Outsourcing company. Setting KPIs creating sales and social media campaigns and leveraging my considerable Linkedin contact base. I am specifically working with CIOs and IT Directors on a consultative basis to provide bespoke solutions to their IT challenges. I also run a telesales team based in our Indian centre. My responsibilities also include PR, business related animation, marketing strategy and aligning our value proposition to be relevant to the CIO audience. Also spearheaded the IT Apprenticeships programme creating jobs and positive publicity. We ranked highly in the Southern Tech 100 and appeared with MP Steve Baker in The Bucks Free Press. Managing Director The CFO Breakfast June 2013 – October 2014 This is a start-up project providing bespoke events for sponsor companies wishing for greater leverage within the higher echelons of the C-Level finance community. Recruitment and Communications Director Coldseal Ltd June 2013 – October 2013 I controlled all recruitment activities for a national
  • 3. home improvements company. From basic recruitment processes with my team to organising training courses and running all sales and marketing training. I also ran all corporate business development including local authority contracts as well as B2C and B2B sales. Company size grew from 1 to 12 branches nationally under my stewardship. Shared Services and Outsourcing Director Global Business Events Ltd April 2013 – June 2013 (2 months)Newport, United Kingdom Selling corporate sponsorship to enterprise organisations. Recruiting C-Level delegates to attend high level corporate investment summits. Specifically involved in the running of global CIO and CFO projects. Revenue generated from global projects is now $500k- $1m per event. Head of Sales UKAF January 2013 – March 2013 (3 months)London, United Kingdom UK Accounting & Finance Limited (UKAF) works with its clients to maximise success by making things simple leading to sustainable profitability. I am specifically responsible for driving sales in our training division and also developing this brand. We offer finance training for non-finance managers specifically within the oil and gas sector. I was working on a contract basis. Senior International Sales Manager Purple Cow Media Ltd November 2012 – January 2013 Working on a short term contract within print media to increase global sponsorship. Professional Outsourcing is the hard-hitting, investigative magazine for strategic decision makers interested in outsourcing to vendors and service provider either now or in the future. Professional Outsourcing stands out because it is the leading independent outsourcing focussed magazine and no other title tells it like it is in the real world of work in a challenging economy whilst being at the leading edge of business debate, controversial, complex and touching on all sectors and at every level of expertise. Head of Shared Services and Outsourcing CIO Summit. GDS International May 2012 – November 2012 International summit sales dealing specifically with the Outsourcing sector on the CIO strand. Specifically
  • 4. selling to CXOs. Shared services and outsourcing executive Global Business Events Ltd September 2011 – May 2012 Ran the SSO strand within the CIO Event specifically dealing with CXOs. Sponsorship and delegate sales responsibility. I was instrumental in growing event platforms with an avaerage revenue of £500k. Also advised on marketing and social media strategy, wrote non invasive vendor content and advised on how to engage with CXOs. Area Manager and Field Sales Manager Scottish and Southern Energy January 2009 – September 2011 Ran a sales team. Trained, motivated and managed a large sales team for some time. Taught various direct sales techniques and systems. Was also fundamental in the sales success of SSE due to my innovation and ideas. I could also compliment senior management by streamlining their ideas and bringing practical sales solutions to help realise those ideas. Managing Director Dragon Promotions Ltd October 2005 – January 2009 Ran my own outsourced sales/marketing company both under the umbrella of The Cobra Group and also independantly. Ran a staff of over 100 “feet on the ground” salespeople. Owner and Group Sales Director WMS at The Cobra Group The Cobra Group 2007 – 2008 I was responsible for building both the utilities and the charities divisions within the Cobra Group. Divisional Marketing Manager Zenith Staybrite/Bowater Home Improvements Jan 2000 – October 2005 I worked my way up to running all the marketing activity for a 200m home improvements company. I also set up their call centre in The Phillippines from scratch.
  • 5. EDUCATION SKILLS Cranfield University/Cranfield School of Management 2002 Management course in Business Management London School of Business 1998 – 2000 Bsc Marketing Ousedale School A Level Eng Lit, Theatre Studies, French and Sociology Languages French and conversational Spanish Professional Microsoft Office, Sales Training, Motivational Techniques, Sales Management, Marketing, Social Media. Interests Reading, Writing poetry, Fine wine, Pub Trivia and I am a MENSA member. My biggest interest is supporting the Women in STEM movement. I speak at events and in schools frequently. I also run a network called #changetheratio which is made up of senior IT Executives.

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