With extensive sales and marketing experience in corporate, medium and small business environments including Campbell’s Soups, L’Oreal and Pauls/Parmalat, Jim brings a practical, sales and customer-focused approach to your marketing or sales challenge.
With over 35 years of sales and marketing experience, Jim can help you to focus on profitable business growth. His experience covers many industries and business types, so it is likely he has experience in your category.
When not masterminding cut through sales and marketing strategies, our resident car enthusiast likes to enjoy an evening relaxing with family and friends, perhaps with a glass of red.
With marketing, sales and event-management experience at The Schaefer Group for the past 10 years, Liz has developed events, conferences and training days for small, medium and large businesses.
Multi-talented, Liz can be found on any given day negotiating with Melbourne’s best venues to put on spectacular events.
When not wining and dining over the freshest seafood in town, Liz can be found following the MotoGP or taking her staffy Zoe to the beach.
Senior Account Manager
As an account manager with 5 years’ experience, Kelsi has worked across a number of industries including retail, professional services, manufacturing and not-for-profit. Kelsi’s qualifications include a Business and Commerce degree from Monash University majoring in Marketing and Management, and an additional course in Account Management from Ad School.
Away from the office, Kelsi enjoys social catch ups with friends, family weekends away, and taking her dog for a run.
HR & Training Consultant
When you need a human resources guru, talk to Belinda Rose. After more than 10 years with The Schaefer Group, her clear, concise and logical take on HR, career counselling and business mentoring has helped businesses – corporate and private – refocus on customer and staff relations.
Attuned to small business challenges, Belinda coaches managers on efficient process implementation, staff recruitment, growth management, occupation roles and audits and has Accreditation in numerous psychometric Assessments including:
MBTI® Step 1 & 11 – Personality Reports,
Majors Elements TM – Personality Reports
Emotional Intelligence (EQi 2.0®) – Individual/teams/360
Interpretive Organisational Reports
Our newest addition, Matthew holds a Bachelor of Business with a major in Marketing from Victoria University. Matthew has previous experience in sales, as well as various roles within the retail and hospitality industries.
In his spare time, Matthew takes to both the basketball and handball courts, enjoys drinks with friends, and fervently support his Essendon Bombers.
With a Masters in Finance and Banking from University of Wollongong and a specialisation in Marketing during her Bachelors, Shilpa brings in a wide range of technical expertise to
The Schaefer Group table.
It’s through her prior experience in the stock market that Shilpa has cultivated the practice of consistently being on the go while being acquainted with the marketing strategies and sales performance of international brands in industries as diverse as FMCG and technology.
When not thinking of a strategy for a client, Shilpa is on the lookout for new places to explore and capture all the beautiful landscapes, be it with a camera or a paintbrush.
Having managed accounts for large corporate businesses right through to smaller enterprises, Samantha oversees the day-to-day bookkeepings and administration for The Schaefer Group.
With impeccable attention to detail, Samantha assists to stay on top of the many projects with help proofing and checking details.
When not in the office, Samantha likes to spend her time reading a good book, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.
The Schaefer Group provides a range of creative services to meet our clients’ individual requirements. From a wide range of backgrounds that cover every industry, our Creative Panel includes qualified, experienced and professional Graphic Designers, Website Developers, Copywriters, Public Relations Consultants, Social Media Experts and Promotional Product Suppliers. Whatever your marketing or creative needs are, we are here to help.
Here’s what they said
“They took the time to understand our business and people, provided great marketing and branding advice, and presented us with some wonderful concepts. We received fantastic feedback on our rebranding, and continue to use The Schaefer Group for other marketing initiatives.”
“The combination of extensive experience, insightful and pragmatic ideas, detailed execution and effective yet efficient campaign contributions were important to the overall success of the campaign and the brand. I have no doubts in recommending their services to any business”
“I have relied on The Schaefer Group for market ing, branding and IT projects. Jim and his staff are very hands-on and as one small business to another they immediately understand what we need. I recommend them highly.”
“The Schaefer Group has assisted Menzies Inc on a pro-bono arrangement. Their expertise in strategic marketing, branding and media have been invaluable as we change our name from Menzies Inc to Menzies Caring For Kids. I heartily recommend Jim and The Schaefer Group to take your business to the next level of public awareness. His enthusiasm and clear thinking prove he is one of the best.”
“I can thoroughly recommend The Schaefer Group to a business that is looking for an innovative & astute business professional. They provided some excellent ideas and work where a unique approach was required and timelines tight. Jim and his team always delivered on time and to a very high standard.”
“I have been fortunate to have worked with The Schaefer Group and have found them to be very logical and insightful. Their ability to understand issues and find a solution is really exceptional.”
“Clients have achieved fresh, unique and defining brands. I am very pleased to recommend Jim and The Schaefer Group.”