Meet James "Jim" Hobson
Jim Hobson, founder of E-Platform Marketing, is a seasoned sales and marketing professional who has helped companies all across the United States. He has over 35 years business experience with a degree in Industrial Marketing, and excellent leadership skills.
Real World Business Experience
We promote our real-world business experience as an advantage we have over almost every other marketing agency. Our business experience enables our agency to truly comprehend the needs of our clients, and create exact-fit marketing strategies, plans, and services. The following list of positions held will convey the level of business experience and acumen acquired by Jim Hobson.
- Founder/President - E-Platform Marketing
- Region Sales Manager - BellSouth Advertising
- Industrial Accounts Manager - Thomasnet
- Partner/Vice President - BLB Construction
- Director of Sales & Marketing - Steeltec Corp.
- Asst. GM Sales & Marketing - Besteel Industries
Beneath all of this, is the usual entry-level experiences of being a field sales person, sales engineer, national sales coordinator, and sales trainer. What this means for our clients is that they will be working with an agency that understands the challenges they face, and the urgency for finding solutions. We exist to help our clients' businesses grow and be more successful.
Skills, Knowledge, and Understanding
Over 35 years of corporate level experience in sales and marketing management for B2B and industrial organizations, ranging from small and mid-sized to Fortune 500 companies.
Solving & Marketing Sales Challenges
This experience was acquired while managing situations ranging from new business start-ups, financial turnarounds, new territory expansion, product diversification, acquiring national accounts, and building a national sales force.
Specialties: Senior sales and marketing management responsibilities including strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, developing sales processes, national account management, advertising, traditional marketing, digital marketing, compensation plans, market penetration and development, building and managing sales teams, project management, critical path scheduling, operational process improvements, and customer service. Additional general experience includes territory field sales, sales operations, business consulting, contract negotiations, cost estimating, advertising media buys, brand development, print advertising, trade shows, and internet marketing.
A Personal Message
If your company needs professional help with sales and marketing challenges, I invite you to contact me. Let's have a discussion about what you need, and discuss how our agency can help you achieve your goals. Simply call 770-429-5300.