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Work experience

Jun 2008Present

International Correspondent

Bespoke International Magazine

Foreign correspondent, travel writer and contributor to travel articles and photos. Feature out of the ordinary destinations and experiences in VIP locations around the globe. 

Nov 2009Jun 2011

International Sales Directress

Jupi London Limited

In charge of finding International clients, building relationships and selling our products to leading department and boutique stores across the UK and abroad. Personally introduced the company into the Swiss and Saudi Markets. Jupi is a brand of Pashmina shawls.

The company is no longer active as of June 2011.

Jul 2007Oct 2008

Marketing Assistant

Luminous Publicity

Supervised a team of 3 Marketing and Public Relations Assistants. Delegated and oversaw tasks as required. Created a database with clients and prospective clients' information, mailing list and financial reports. Communicated progress, proposals and objectives to General Directress. Set up interviews and appointments for General Directress. 

Feb 2004Jan 2005

Manager

Sadeco Agropecuaria Ltda.

Manage 8000 hectares of farming land and cattle farm. 

Jun 2004Dec 2004

Assistant to International Accounts Director (Intern)

Synthesis Bank

In charge of managing workstation, paperwork, diaries and Outlook. Able to manage time and use email effectively. Kept the routine of Accounts Director organised, handling appointments and correspondence. In direct contact with high profile clients, taking calls and meeting in person. Giving fiduciary orders, money transfers and trading orders. Arranged meetings between the bank and clients. 

Synthesis Bank has been sold to Saxo Bank in 2005

Education

Oct 2011Dec 2011

Credits Transcript

Oxford University

The Number Mysteries (Online)

Course introduced skills on how to discuss mathematical ideas competently, aid intuition through mathematical insights, transform known solutions to new problems, suggest possible applicable branches of mathematics to new problems and clarify and evaluate assumptions based on their applicability.

Sep 2011Dec 2011

Credits Transcript

Oxford University

Critical Reading (Online)

Course introduced me to key concepts in criticism and theory. Allowing for acquired skills of close critical analysis that help to study, write about, appreciate and enjoy literary texts. 

The main outcome of this course provided basic concepts of the critical idiom, key arguments relating to literary value, the ability to produce close critical analyses of prose and poetry.

- discuss reading with confidence and enjoyment.- produce written work utilising academic conventions of format and referencing.- make effective use of online resources in English Literary Studies.

Sep 2011Dec 2011

Credits Transcript

Oxford University

Greek Mythology (Online)

Course developed skills of observation and analysis with further applications in study, work and leisure, and provided an interesting, enjoyable and relevant course of study.

Course developed the following skills: 

• The ability to assess the context and importance of varying types of evidence• An ability to think laterally across a range of issues, to see how different types of evidence interrelate, and to have an awareness of the potential diversity of response to any given problem• The facility critically to discuss issues and evidence in a clear, balanced, and effective manner

Apr 2011Jul 2011

Credits Transcript

Oxford University

Getting Started in Creative Writing (Online).

Course provided insights into the major aspects affecting the writing of fictional works and enabled the use of these features in writing own fiction.

Jan 2007Mar 2007

Certificate

Le Cordon Blue

Course included culinary and hospitality instruction with prominence on French culinary technique. Simultaneously to taking the course, worked at the Cordon Bleu kitchen along with renowned chefs as a volunteer during the trimester.

Sep 1997Sep 2000

BA

Parsons School Of Design
Sep 1993Jul 1997

High School Diploma

Institut Le Rosey

Member of the photography club. Performed at the theatre for the charity community.

Skills

Turkish
Arabic
Studied Classical Arabic for 3 years. Lived in Lebanon for 1 where the language was used on a daily basis. 
English
Educated in English at the International School of Curitiba from age 4 to 14.
Brazilian Portuguese
Mother tongue. 
French
Studied french in boarding school while in Switzerland. Lived in Paris for 5 years, Switzerland for over 10 years and have worked in a french speaking institution. 

References

Jose Eduardo Vieira

Mohammed El Khereiji

Malcolm Higgins

CHÂTEAU DU ROSEY1180 Rolle, SwitzerlandTel. 00 41 21 822 55 00Fax 00 41 21 822 55 55

Sunny Maker

Nicolas Shammas

Bespoke Articles

Summary

Diversified background, with a lot of exposure to different cultures and experiences. Worked in a variety of fields and held wide range of positions. Fast learner with ability to be promoted quickly. 

Interest

Travel, Photography, Religion, History, Literature, Marine Life Conservation.

Objective

To gain experience in the travel industry. Share knowledge and learn. Build a strong career in journalism and be up to dated with new up coming destinations world wide. Aiming to be able to fully communicate and transmit local habits and rituals to a global audience seeking unique travel experiences. 

Covering Letter

With great passion for travel and boutique hotels, together with the urge to transmit and share local knowledge gained, I have visited over 50 countries worldwide and have written several travel articles. As a client of Mr and Mrs Smith I have experienced first hand the level of quality offered by its services and meticulous choice of hotels. Together with my travel background and Mr and Mrs Smith opportunity I would bring into the company the level of service quality it expects to maintain and improve with its new and current clients.