Manager, National Sales & Development @ Canstar Community News Limited
CIM, P. Mgr. @
University of Manitoba
As a Senior Consultant in Management Search for Legacy Bowes Group, Gail brings with her over 25 years of experience in the recruitment, selection, supervision and motivation of sales professionals. Prior to joining Legacy Bowes Group, Gail held several challenging roles such as Senior Search Consultant, as well as Manager, National Sales and Development, Director of Advertising
As a Senior Consultant in Management Search for Legacy Bowes Group, Gail brings with her over 25 years of experience in the recruitment, selection, supervision and motivation of sales professionals. Prior to joining Legacy Bowes Group, Gail held several challenging roles such as Senior Search Consultant, as well as Manager, National Sales and Development, Director of Advertising and Senior Account Executive in the highly competitive print and distribution industry.
Gail’s natural ability to assess and determine the needs of clients enables her to quickly develop trusted relationships that result in numerous successful recruitment and executive search engagements. Her hands-on sales leadership expertise, her skill at employee development as well as her broad business and social network has earned Gail an enviable reputation for being able to successfully source and identify qualified professionals that result in long term and strong candidate/employer relationships.
Gail thrives on working with clients who are very quality and goal oriented and who want to develop excellence through enhancing their people resources. She knows how businesses run both from the sales and the operational side of the equation and can easily relate to the challenges that client’s experience.
Gail holds the Certificate in Management (CIM) from the University of Manitoba and the Professional Manager (P. Mgr) designation from the Canadian Institute of Management. In addition, she is an active member in the Canadian Institute of Management, Manitoba Chapter, a volunteer Account Executive for United Way and over the years, has been active in several industry associations.
Specialties: Broad range of Management Recruitment with specialty in Sales and Sales Leadership roles, Human Resource Management and Manufacturing recruiting.
Senior Recruitment Professional @ Your source for talent management solutions, Legacy Bowes Group offers local expertise, global reach and a comprehensive, full range of recruitment, retention and HR strategy services.
Executive and Management Recruitment, Employee and Labour Relations, HR & Organizational Development Services, Career Transition and Executive Coaching From 2009 to Present (6 years) Board Director @ AITC-M delivers curriculum-based programs, activities and tools for teachers and their students to learn more about agriculture and the role it plays in our province. From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Manitoba, CanadaSenior Consultant, Executive Search @ Held a professional sales and recruiting role specializing in Executive, Sales and Marketing searches. From 2008 to 2009 (1 year) Manager, National Sales & Development @ Launched a national sales division with a mandate to increase sales revenues and market share for community newspapers, flyer distribution and specialty products. From 2004 to 2008 (4 years) Director of Advertising @ Responsible for advertising sales, marketing and distribution for five weekly newspapers, flyer inserts and specialty products within Manitoba and Northwest Ontario. From 1991 to 2004 (13 years)
CIM, P. Mgr., Certificate in Management & Administration @ University of Manitoba From 2002 to 2006 Gail Eckert is skilled in: New Business Development, Research, Employee Hiring, Sales Recruitment, Sales Management, Social Media, Client Development, Client Acquisition, Team Building, Advertising, Recruiting, Executive Search, Customer Acquisition, Coaching, Organizational Development