Michael Twist

Business Development Specialist

Thornton-Cleveleys, fy55qa, United Kingdom


New Business Development

New TLD Consulting

Sales Management



With over 12 years professional experience, I have worked nationally and internationally across a variety of industries such as Design, Advertising, Finance, Retail, FMCG, Professional Services, Legal, IT&T, Domain Name, Communications and Hospitality. I have been responsible for Sales targets and New Business Development as well as managed teams of professionals and driven them to achieve daily, weekly and monthly KPI’s at both an activities and a budgetary level. Currently I am focused on the Domain name industry and more specifically the introduction of New Top-Level Domains. I am looking to work with an innovative and leading organisation within this space. Phone: 07554 977518 skype - michael.twist


Ringwood Secondary College

December 1997 - December 1997


Business Development Manager

Citrus , Melbourne

February 2012 - May 2012

Citrus, a digital agency that helps forward- looking brands craft meaningful connections with consumers. Innovation, creativity and hard work make us tick. We combine strategic thinking, brilliant creative and leading edge technology to drive our clients’ success, in doing this the Citrus team offer a full and comprehensive digital service offering which includes; • Digital and Ecommerce strategy (including acquisition and eCRM strategy) • Website design and development • Information architecture design • Measurement, tracking and analysis (data &analytics) • User testing • Social media marketing & monitoring • Email and mobile marketing • Application development Our clients demand a wide range of innovative and creative ideas as well as comprehensive and holistic visionary thinking. Whatever the brief or approach we are provided, Citrus always delivers fresh thinking to help our clients succeed in a digital world.

New Business Development
Tender/Proposal Writing
Account Management
Business Development Manager - New TLDs

ARI Registry Services , Melbourne

May 2010 - January 2012

Leveraging 10 years of experience as a provider of Domain Name Registry Services, ARI Registry Services is currently responsible for the technology, software and consulting services that support the Internet in five countries around the world. This includes the .au (Australian), the .ae (United Arab Emirates), the .qa (Qatar), .om (Oman) and .za (South Africa) country codes. . ARI Registry Services is an influential leader in the revolutionary new Top-Level Domain Program and is one of only a few companies in the world with the technology and expertise to activate, implement and manage new ‘.anything’ domains.

New Business Development
Tender/Proposal Writing
New TLD Consulting
National Manager

Crewe Sharp Corporate Human Resources , Melbourne

January 2009 - May 2010

The Crewe Sharp group of companies has 23 years experience in the market. The group provides Management Services, Corporate Human Resources, Medical Recruitment, Management & Skills Training and Information Technology services to assist a wide range of growing organisations. In my capacity as National Manager of the Crewe Sharp Corporate Resources business i oversee recruitment specialists in fields such as Construction, Engineering,, Manufacturing & Logistics Finance, HR and Office Support. Each consultant has the skills and ability to add value to their client and candidate with a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. My focus outside of Management is in developing and maintaining a network of quality HR professionals to assist them in their careers and partnering with them to reach their profesionals goals.

Sales Management
New Business Development
Principal Consultant

TurnaroundHRM , Melbourne

May 2008 - December 2008

Turnaround HRM are industry leaders in the recruitment of HR professionals to a multitude of businesses acrossa variety of industries. During my time here i specialised in the recruitment of Contract HR professionals, mainly within corporate, blue chip, CBD based companies.

New Business Development
Team Leader

Aquent , Sydney/Melbourne

September 2004 - April 2008

Aquent is a International leader in the recruitment of Creative, Marketing, Communications and Business Support Staff to a variety of different industries and sectors.

New Business Development
Sales & Marketing Manager

Butler & Blackberry , Sydney

September 2003 - September 2004

Marketing for Hospitality recruitment agency

New Business Development

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