Sam King

Successful Campaigns

Marketing | Finance | Technology

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

I am a Mother of one challenging 18 year old son who keeps me on my toes.

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick:

I love holidays, skiing, running and yoga. I would say my favourite food has to be roast lamb.

Tell us about your career history

Overall, I’ve spent 28 years in sales, 15 years in the travel industry, last 8 years in telemarketing.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Grace Kelly

Your perfect highlight

Watching the company grow, being the longest serving Perfect Pitcher.

Your telemarketing top tip

Tenacity.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The Perfect People.

Mike Brooks

Successful projects

Lead Generation.

How long have you been working at Perfect Pitch?

 3 years.

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

I love tennis and anything to do with football. My favourite football team is West Ham United. I keep fit with my 4 young grandsons. I love Italian food or anything Mediterranean. My party trick would be yodelling.

Tell us about your career history

Long and varied career, been around the block a few times, mostly in the music industry as a musician, and on the business development and marketing side.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Cliff Richard.

Your Perfect highlight

Working with our Telemarketing Manager, John Gallacher.

Your telemarketing top tip

Keep it simple!

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

Great atmosphere, great people and great fun!

David Ralph

Successful Campaigns

International Lead Generation | Banking & Finance

Tell us about your life outside Perfect Pitch

 I try to keep fit and enjoy cycling, whilst I would ardently deny any claims that I am a full blown M.A.M.I.L ( middle aged man in Lycra), worryingly, I have to admit that I am often dressed up to the waist in the stuff!

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

In the main I enjoy spicy, aromatic foods and on occasion enjoy a Phaal curry. Party Trick?  Getting through a Phaal!

Tell us about your Career History

Graduated from the Mountview Theatre School ( Now The Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.) many…MANY moons ago, subsequently working in Theatre and Film, both at home and overseas.  Recently returned to UK, having lived and worked in Mallorca since 2006.

Who would play you in your life story film

Christoph Waltz, now that would be flattery indeed.

Your Perfect Highlight

Being accepted into the fold and working on the Spanish campaigns!

Your telemarketing top tip

Try to keep it fresh, enthused.  Each call will be different.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch

The positive ambience generated by the diverse and supportive people here.

Fran Downes

Successful Campaigns

Banking & Finance | National Membership Organisation

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

Mother of two children aged 9 and 10, and wife to a City lawyer. Following our recent return from 12 years living in the Middle East, our weekends are spent outside as much as possible in the glorious Surrey countryside walking our gorgeous black Labrador Molly!

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

Horse riding, social golf (ie more chatting than hitting dimpled balls!), skiing and walking. My favourite food would be roasted turkey dinner with all the trimmings, yum!

Tell us about your career history

All my hardcore sales techniques were learned at an insurance company and then honed to perfection within an advertising agency. I then worked within a web based IT startup company, at the height of the dot-com boom, and went on to rubbing shoulders with Michelin starred restaurants with a very high-end hand wash manufacturer!

Who would play you in your life story film?

Angelina Jolie.

Your Perfect highlight

Every time you get that golden YES at the end of the phone, it never gets tiring!!

Your telemarketing top tip

Start each call with fresh enthusiasm: you can’t predict the outcome.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

All the warm welcoming staff – I love coming into work everyday!!!

Peter Blackshaw

Successful Campaigns

Lead Generation | International Lead Generation

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

Angela and I have been married for 43 years; no pets, but three children and four grandchildren.

Hobbies, favorite food, party trick

Hobbies – the grandchildren, gardening and exploring new holiday destinations; favorite food by a mile is curry; party trick is falling asleep after a great dinner party!! I’m well known for it amongst our circle of friends.

Tell us about your career history/where have you worked previously?

I have been in sales for over 50 years with 22 years in the brewery industry.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Roger Moore.

Your Perfect highlight

My Birthday surprise!

Your telemarketing top tip

The more calls you make, the more people you’ll talk to; The more people you talk to, the more leads you’ll get.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The people I work for and work with.

John Appleby

Successful campaigns

Finance | Technology

How long have you been working at Perfect Pitch?

Over a year.

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

I am a keen golfer with a handicap well into double figures. My favourite food is paella.

Tell us about your career history

Prior to Perfect Pitch, I have mainly worked in the telecommunications, leisure and advertising industries in either a sales or marketing capacity.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Tom Hanks.

Your Perfect highlight

Working on successful campaigns.

Your telemarketing top tip

Persistence pays off.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The variety of work and people.

Craig Morgan

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

My life is relatively empty outside of work.

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

Ear wiggling (party trick and hobby).

Tell us about your career history/where have you worked previously?

Lots of sales and managerial roles within Idis Pharmaceuticals, Nuffield Health Club, Cool Magazine.

Who would play you in your life story film

Dolly Parton.

Your Perfect highlight

Getting 2 appointments in 3 calls for a client, with the MD sitting next to me. Proving that telemarketing does work.

Your telemarketing top tip

Simply, listen.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The people – aww!

Paul Bryant

Successful Campaigns

Sales Training | Pitching & Presentation Training

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

I have a young son and another one on the way, live with my partner in Ripley.

Tell us about your career history

Trained professional actor for the past 12 years working in film, television and theatre. Teaching LAMDA at private schools throughout the surrounding counties.

Tell us about being the Training Manager at Perfect Pitch

My role as Training Manager involves providing our staff and clients with workshops on telemarketing, presentation and networking skills. We run courses that combine business skills and drama techniques. We coach on key aspects ranging from how to introduce your company effectively and convert leads to clients, through to correct posture, breathing methods, confidence building and mindfulness.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Mackenzie Crook

Your Perfect highlight

Staff trip to Florida.

Your telemarketing top tip

Clarity.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The friendly, family feel.

Stephanie Napier

Tell us about your life outside of Perfect Pitch

I live with my wonderful other half Elliott in the lovely town of Farnham. In my spare time I sing in a wedding function band, and act in local plays and independent films.

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

I love to dance like nobody’s watching, sing and dance on stage when I get the chance, eat lots of sugary sweets and my party trick would be some basic contortionism to freak people out!

Tell us about your career history

I have previously worked in Customer Service for the Lawn Tennis Association and helped re-start and build an Acting and Performers Agency.

Who would play you in your life story film?

Emilia Clarke (Young me) Helena Bonham Carter (Older me)

Your Perfect highlight

Winning the staff quiz at the Christmas Do last year and following it up with another victory this year!

Your telemarketing top tip

Smile when you speak.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

The people. We have such a great team here and I love every single one of them! I also love my job, making sure the office runs smoothly and ensuring that everyone from our clients to my colleagues are happy at all times!

John Gallacher

Hobbies, favourite food, party trick

I spend the majority of my free time enjoying the nightlife in London, watching live music and comedy nights, as well as enjoying time with friends either in Brighton or down the local pub.

Tell us about your career history

Whilst at university I was DJ at a local nightclub as well as working behind the bar. I would also frequently submit pieces to the University magazine, though that was unpaid!

Who would play you in your life story film?

George Clooney, obvs!

Your Perfect highlight

Working through the night calling America and having a well-deserved pizza at the end!

Your telemarketing top tip

‘Is now a good time to talk?’ – The outcomes are either we talk now or we schedule another time to talk again.

What do you like about working at Perfect Pitch?

I like working with the different people in the office and there is always someone around to either cheer you up or tell you something interesting.

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