Pat Carroll - Marketing /PR/ Social Media Consultant

Founder at Touch Communications

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Marketing

Education

Higher Diploma

I am a highly motivated, goal focused, self-starter, with excellent interpersonal skills.

I thrive on working in the dynamic environment of On-line Marketing that constantly presents new and exciting challenges.

I am applying my many years of Sales and Marketing to the exciting new area of Digital Marketing .

When not involved in selling & networking ,I enjoy social media & doing 'techie' stuff ,

I also love to follow Munster Rugby.

Pat Carroll's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

Touch Communications - Founder

Communication between businesses and consumers is no longer one-way.

A conversation has begun and the new media is social.

#Digital Marketing -the promotion of brands using digital advertising channels to reach consumers.

#Social media -channels of social interaction,turning communication into interactive dialogue.

#PR -the practice of managing communication between an organization and its publics.

http://www.touchcommunications.ie/

Key Skills
digital advertising Digital Marketing HTTP Marketing,PR,Social Media,Digital,Consultancy
2010 - 2011

Rendezvous353.com - Business Development Manager

As Business Development Manager at RendezVous353, my role involves identifying and attracting new members of mainly Irish connected people, from all over the world, to join our Global Irish Network. In practice, I am doing what we Irish naturally do well, which is to network, but to do this the 21st century way; via social media.

RendedezVous353 is an Irish, Global, Business & Social networking website, the aim of which is the link our island with the Diaspora of 80 Million worldwide. My task on being appointed to this position was to establish and build an online community of Irish connected people globally

In order for our project to grow,and be a success,we must follow traditional business practices.We hope to achieve this by working with our members and partners and leveraging the network to promote their businesses and causes, to support our scalable business model.

Key Skills
Business Development community management Networking Site Evangelist
2007 - 2010

G&A Manifold Ltd. - Sales Manager

On taking up the post of Sales Manager, I introduced sales reporting, call planning and bonus scheme structures, thereby increasing the motivation of the team to achieve sales and margin targets, which resulted in growing company revenue.
Managing the redesign of the company website, thereby ensuring(through detailed planning and ongoing monitoring) that the Search Engine Optimization produced the desired results, in terms of attracting maximum traffic of new customer enquiries to boost overall sales.

Key Skills
Sales Manager
2003 - 2007

Progressive Surgical - Sales Manager

• After my first year covering all this territory on my own ,I built up the business sufficiently to justify taking on an additional Sales Representative and gradually further splitting up the territory and recruiting and managing a team of three Sales Representatives, to help achieve further market penetration.

• Providing six-figure sales of capital equipment into new hospitals such as The Galway Clinic, The Whitfield Clinic, Waterford and the Hermitage Clinic, Dublin and expansions at St. Vincents,The Bon Secour Hospitals,Cork,Dublin & Galway and Cork University and the Mid West Regional Hospitals.

• Managing the promotion of a complete product portfolio, while identifying and introducing new products to expand the product offer.

Key Skills
Sales Representatives

Pat Carroll's Education and Qualifications

2000

Higher Diploma - Purchasing Management (IIPMM)

Limerick Institute of Technology

1983

Higher Diploma - Industrial Engineering

School of Professional Management Studies,Limerick