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Connect with Sarah Richards,

Partnerships Consultant, New Market & Channel Partner Strategist & Connector

from Vancouver, Canada

Connect with Sarah Richards,

Partnerships Consultant, New Market & Channel Partner Strategist & Connector

from Vancouver, Canada

Introduction

Headline:

Partnerships Consultant, New Market & Channel Partner Strategist & Connector

I am a(n):

Creative Partnership Curator New Revenue Channel Seeker Passionate Connector Business Consultant Remote Work Expert Entrepreneur Community Builder Network Referral Synergistic Collaborations World Traveller Clean Tech Cheerleader

I know a lot about:

Partnerships Travel Events Entrepreneurship Connections Community Building

I am the go-to for:

I help my clients discover, create and package their services, teach them how to sell into new markets, and help them curate mutually beneficial B2B partnerships.

Why me:

I love helping organizations take the next steps in growing their businesses with the right partners by creating unique partnerships that benefit both the organizations and their community in a positive way. Finding the right fit and playing an instrumental role in growing these partnerships brings me great joy and satisfaction.

New business and consultants are very knowledgeable about the service they have to offer but are not usually prepared to be pitching themselves & networking regularly or hearing No when they feel like their service is a good fit. You need to knock on a lot of doors to find the right audience for your service. I'm here to help focus your ask so you quickly engage with the right audience, have a compelling engagement strategy to warm cold leads, and get you in front of decision-makers to convert the sale.

I am available for:

📞 Telephone | 💻 Virtual | 🤙 In person

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Meet Sarah

Free


  • Over the phone
  • 20 minutes
  • 3 booking(s) remaining this month

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Coffee & Conversation

USD $75.00


  • Online
  • 30 minutes
  • 3 booking(s) remaining this month

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1:1 Session with Sarah

USD $149.00


  • Online
  • 1 hour
  • 5 booking(s) remaining this month

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Mentoring Session

USD $75.00


  • Online
  • 45 minutes
  • Currently available

About

My story:

I'm a Business Development & Partnership Consultant with a background in Events & Sponsorship Sales.

Business Development & Partnership Consultant
o Develop and Nurture Relationships with Current Business Partners
o Create and Execute Strategic Plans for New Partnership Development
o B2B New Market Sales Strategy
o Fast-track go-to-market Strategy for New Consultants
o Collaborate with cross-functional teams to maximize revenue opportunities

Saas Onboarding & Community Lead
o Relationship Management with Saas Community
o Onboarding new clients
o Corporate Profile Development Specialist
o Business Strategy Advisor
o Channel Partnership Business Development

My mission:

My Ideal Target Audience

o New Consultants needing support with creating services, packaging inclusions, and go-to-market strategy
o SME / Consultants looking to engage new market & development targeted outreach tactic
o B2B and B2C partnership strategy development & implementation
o SME requirement support with a customize partnership proposal
o Organization needing sales outreach and cold-call support

My core values:

Honesty Kindness Equality Fun

Fun facts:

I am a lover of the !!!! and capitalizing anything and everything (it may be a small Problem!). I am a direct and action-focused leader who loves to share a wine after achieving a big milestone.

Travel is my #1 passion and I love spending extended stays in countries and digging into local cultural experiences - which should always include good wine, good food, and good company!

I've lived in 3 Countries: Canada (West Coast, BC), Italy (Rome of course), and Ireland (Dublin). I've travelled to 30 Countries (and counting!).

My first solo travel adventure was a 35 days bus tour through 11 Countries in Europe with 3 Canadians, a hand full of Americans, and almost a bus full of Australians. It was crazy and amazing. Lifelong friends were made on these adventures.

Meyers-Briggs: ENFJ "The Protagonist"
Enneagram Type Eight with a Seven-Wing: "The Maverick"
Strengths Profile Top Strength: Honesty, Kindness, Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence, Leadership, and Love of Learning

Resume

Professional experiences:

  • Principal, Partnership Sales Consultant at Sarah Richards Consulting
  • Partnership Manager at Ashville Media (Ireland)
  • Project Account Manager (Sales & Sponsorship) at Prime Event Partners
  • Manager, Conferences & Events at Canadian Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association
  • Manager, Ride to Conquer Cancer at BC Cancer Foundation
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Educational experiences:

  • Marketing Communications Management with Distinction at British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Event Management with Honors at British Columbia Institute of Technology

Portfolio

My Platforms:

My portfolio:

It was a pleasure to work with Sarah on sponsorship sales. Sarah is really creative and has a unique ability to design sponsorship packages around clients' goals and deliver exciting partnerships. Sarah has extensive event experience which enables her to ensure delivery of client expectations

Tracey Carney
Former Events Director
Ashville Media (Ireland)

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I had the distinct honour working side-by-side with Sarah over a 3-year time frame on intense event programs in the tourism, healthcare, and aviation industries. Sarah is the most spirited, kind, and motivated individual I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with. She is a trusted team member who is superb at building and maintaining strong sponsor and vendor relationships. Her clients have faith in her creativity, strategies, and problem-solving abilities. She is honest to her core and organized in all she executes. I could consistently rely on Sarah to provide detailed reporting, support, and an infectious laugh.

Melissa Moskal
Former Program Manager/Communications & Creative Services Manager
PRIME Event Partners

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Sarah is focused, dedicated and results-driven. Her strategic approach to sponsorship development delivers on the goals of both the event and the sponsor. Sarah is a strategic and creative thinker who embraces new ideas, ensuring the delivery of sponsored activities are fresh and trend-setting.

Jo-Anne Rockwood
Former Business Development Manager
PRIME Event Partners

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Reviews

My Overall Rating:

(8 Reviews)

Written Reviews I've received:

Jenny Paul, Film/TV Producing & Organic Branded Content Creation
March 8, 2021 | Meet Sarah
Review:

She was delightful! She was fully prepared for the meeting, and was very helpful in supporting and responding to all of the questions I had for her.


Cecilia Gruber
February 22, 2021 | 10-week Accountability Group for Science of Well-Being Course
Review:

I can’t recommend this course and Sarah enough! She was energetic, friendly and skilled at facilitating the discussion group and keeping us accountable and on track with our goals. She was great at motivating us, offering ...

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Janice Roberts, Social Media Brand Strategist, Social Media Technology Trainer, Retail & Online Consulting
December 18, 2020 | 5 Hours of Sarah's Time, Knowledge & Experience
Review:

It was great working with Sarah. She helped with identifying my offers based on my passions and work experience.

We spent time going over each part of my profile which allowed me to really have a clear picture of my s...

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Amanda Cage, Change Management, Operations Wizard, Employee Engagement Specialist & People Developer
December 18, 2020 | Half Day Session
Review:

Sarah has played an integral role in the growth of partnerships on many of my past projects. Her ability to identify untapped areas of opportunity for both your business and your partners is exceptional.

This made her a...

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Dr Marion Piper, Hell bent on making you FEEL creative
October 19, 2020 | Meet Sarah
Review:

Sarah's energy is infectious! She is brimming with ideas and resources, is a great sounding board and shares her knowledge easily and with excitement. We had an amazing talk about a creative passion project I want to start...

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Faith Presley
August 29, 2020 | Meet Sarah
Review:

Sarah had a fantastic solution for me on our call! Now I know exactly how to create a new offer that gives people the solutions they are looking for while also valuing my time and curated knowledge. What a fantastic mindse...

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Pick My Brain ., Pick My Brain
July 22, 2020 | Private Session with Sarah
Review:

Efficient, effective, hits the ground running.


Pick My Brain ., Pick My Brain
June 28, 2020 | Meet Sarah
Review:

Sarah is FUN to work with. She is smart, passionate, a team player, a value add, a collaborator, and the queen of partnerships. She knows her self, is a self-starter and can go faster than you can. We are hiring Sarah for ...

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