RESUMES - Qualified Multilingual Israeli & Jewish Professionals in South Florida
SOL, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of commercial/industrial solar lighting systems, providing a renewable energy powered lighting resource to the private and public sectors in 61 countries. In addition to cultivating and managing business relationships to generate increased sales revenue year over year, serve as a consultant and educational resource on solar lighting technology to specifiers such as architectural/engineering firms, contractors, commercial lighting distributors and government/commercial/industrial end users.
As contracted consultant/employee provided valuable experience and expertise on projects for government, corporate and non-profit clients in the areas of business development, marketing communications, fundraising, corporate relations, content creation and publicity. Clients included: Avon Products, Inc.Comcast CableCity of West Palm BeachJewish Community Centers of the Greater Palm Beaches Palm City Chamber of CommerceStarr Construction, Inc.Sustaining Community Lands, Inc.
Treasure Coast Dance Club, Inc.
September 2011 – January 2012 (5 months)West Palm Beach, Florida Area
Created new corporate sponsorship program to provide partnership opportunities for local and national advertisers targeting high net worth audiences in the Palm Beach area. Secured $500K in sponsorship contracts within first five months of program launch from advertisers such as investment banks, financial advisors, legal firms and luxury brands. Developed and managed business via networking, relationship building, presentations to corporate decision makers and collaboration with marketing team to create advertisers' collateral materials and website content.
March 2001 – October 2007 (6 years 8 months)Palm City, FL
Built business from ground up with intensive and continuous marketing efforts including brand image development, creating direct mail pieces, newsletter, website, networking, print advertisement creation and developing comprehensive marketing strategies for each listed property. Specialized in re-sales and new home construction sales. Recognized for high sales volume, resulting in membership in The President’s Club. Managed ongoing business matters including negotiation of complex contracts, financing, insurance and closings.
1997 – 1998 (1 year)Greater New York City Area
Responsible for administering the office of the CEO of the US division of the Dutch multi-national beverage manufacturer, Heineken Corporation. Managed correspondence, travel plans, expense reports, meeting coordination, events and was liaison between CEO and senior management. Coordinated with in-house and external marketing/advertising staff to promote and advertise products, philanthropic sponsorships and programming. Supervised staff and volunteers to coordinate programs and organize promotional events. Produced weekly and monthly reports, as well as newsletters detailing latest consumer trends, marketing tactics and product launches.
1985 – 1997 (12 years)
XEROX CORPORATION Key Account Manager, International Banking, Investment and Finance Accounts, New York, NYKey Account Executive, Multi-National Government and Corporate Accounts, Budapest, HungaryMETROPOLITAN FURNITURE, Marketing Representative, New York, NYCORPORATE FURNISHINGS, LTD., Account and Project Manager, New York, NYWGBH-FM, Broadcast Intern, Boston, MASAATCHI & SAATCHI, Management Intern, Advertising Account Services, New York, NY
1981 – 1985
Activities and Societies: FOCUS Magazine, Associate Editor. Wrote and edited articles for monthly academic journal on Israel and Middle East current events and political issues. WBRS-FM, Brandeis radio station. Produced and presented on-air weekly classical music and discussion program
1983 – 1984
Activities and Societies: One Year Overseas Student Program in Jerusalem, Israel, Department of Middle East Studies. Studies included 3rd of 4 consecutive years of Middle East History, Arab-Israeli Conflict and Classical Arabic language studies.