Tampa, FL, March 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- AnswerFirst Communications, an international telephone answering service and customer service solutions company specializing in answering & messaging services, virtual receptionist and call center solutions, is pleased to welcome Teri Erickson to the AnswerFirst team.
Teri joins the AnswerFirst team as Business Development Director for the Tampa, FL operations center under the guidance of National Sales Manager, Jim Smith.
Teri will be responsible for identifying business opportunities, approaching prospective clients and, building and maintaining client relationships. Aside from her work with AnswerFirst’s clients she’ll be developing business plans and marketing strategies to gain better recognition of AnswerFirst’s brands and services. Teri will place any additional focus on building relationships between AnswerFirst and local grassroots organizations and other community-oriented groups and projects.
Prior to joining AnswerFirst, Teri gained over 10 years of experience in Business Development as a Sales Associate for Verizon and Marketing Director for Sclafani Williams, Inc. She also has over 15 years of experience in business administration and marketing that she gained working with various small businesses. Jim Smith, National Sales Manager for AnswerFirst said, "We feel that the economy is still weak but we’ve been able to adjust and maintain through the downturn and we’re currently focused on increasing our market share and improving sales. Teri brings us the experience and skills that we need to achieve these goals."
As the demand for answering service and call center solutions increases, AnswerFirst continues to invest in Business Development to increase market share, gain brand recognition and create jobs. For more information about AnswerFirst's answering service and call center solutions please visit their website or call Teri at 1-800-645-2616.