Curriculum Vitae

Nitzan Levy

ENTREPRENEUR, VISIONARY, BUSINESS, CONSULTANT, SAILOR

Professional Summary

A multi-talented professional who decided to take her passion to the next level. Throughout my career I have gained experience in the planning and implementation of strategic marketing plans for businesses of multiple industries in different growth stages, with special focus on businesses in development. I am highly resourceful, passionate, persuasive and articulate by nature, and I am achieving results others believe to be impossible. 

As a small business owner myself, I have a first hand and deep understanding of the needs, budgetary constraints and challenges small businesses face. My focus is to offer affordable solutions to help my clients evolve their online presence - holistically, through creation of new websites, content and social media connections or by enhancing their existing online footprint.

 

Demonstrated success record in:

  • Branding, managing and positioning companies in early growth stages.

  • Re-branding and re-positioning of mature companies resulting in sales growth.

  • Planning and producing events both for non-for-profit and commercial organizations.

  • Proven record of initiative and success in project management.

  • Motivating staff to peak performance levels.

 

Work Experience

Aug 2009-To Date

Freelance - The Media Makeover

A passionate entrepreneurial marketer with over 20 years of experience in online marketing for small and medium businesses. Whether you are looking to start your online presence from scratch or do a makeover to an existing company - I am here to do it right, so that it actually works!

Jan 2020-To Date

Founder & Executive Director - Sailors Jersey City

Sailors Jersey City is a local Jersey City non-profit organization the introduces, trains and advances youth and young adults to develop self confidence and life skills through sailing.

Aug 2018-To Date

Founder & CEO - Sailors Around the World

Sailors Around the World (aka: SaW Vacations) is offering full service booking and consultation services for sailors of all levels who are looking to go on a sailing vacation anywhere in the world. We offer organized vacations/flotillas - where one could either sign up for a bunk on a captained boat or bareboat charter as part of the flotilla. In addition - we are offering booking services and charter preparation consultation for anyone who is looking to charter anywhere and anytime.

Nov 2011-June 2020

Founder & CEO - Sailors NYC

As CEO, of a small business, I oversee all aspects of small business management including: accounting/budgets; marketing; establishing partnerships/funding; community outreach. In addition to office tasks, I was actively involved in the development of innovative Sailing Programs, consisting of on-water training; online practicums and classroom instruction for all ages and competencies.

Oct 2020-To Date

Real Estate Salesperson - Compass

Specializing in Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ

Feb 2020-To Date

Real Estate Salesperson - Living NY

Specializing in Manhattan, NYC

Jun 2017-Feb 2020

Real Estate Salesperson - Mdrn. Residential

Specializing in Manhattan, NYC

Jan 2005-Dec 2015

Director of Marketing & Business Development -

Grand Enterprises O.L. Ltd

Planning and producing company events, Designing company's e-commerce websites selling food supplements and health products, Sourcing and developing vendor relationship with company's clients at the aviation industry

Jul 2009-Aug 2014

Freelance - Various Productions - Dancing In The Streets 

Assistant Producer, Stage Manager, Project Manager, Social Media & Online Marketing Consultant

 

Volunteer

May 2018 -To Date

Sailing Instructor - New City Kids - City Sail Program

Apr 2020 -To Date

Sailors & Seniors Helping Jersey City Homeless

https://www.gofundme.com/f/JCSailorsHomelessBoatbusters

An independent unaffiliated group of friends cooking and serving meals and hand-made masks to Jersey City homeless

Nov 2020 -To Date

Marketing & Communications Officer - Liberty Yacht Club

Jan 2014 - Dec 2016

Co-Founder & Secretary Lower Hudson Boat Owners Association

Oct 2015 - To Date

Founder & President - The Courage Regatta Cup

Dec 2009 - Dec 2015

Board Chair of Young Professionals Leadership & Board Secretary

- ELEM - Youth in Distress in Israel

 
 

Education

2000-2003

IDC - The Interdisciplinary Center Hertzliya, Israel

The Arrison Business School

Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in Business Management – major in Finance

 

Licenses & Certifications

Sailing

Apr 2019

Master of Vessels up to 50 Tons with Auxiliary Sail & 

Assistance Towing Endorsements -

United States Coast Guard

Mar 2019

American Red Cross - First Aid/CPR/AED

Apr 2018

Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor American National Standards Assessor and SLC instructor - NauticEd

Feb 2013

Merchant Mariner Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel - United States Coast Guard

Real Estate

Oct 2020

New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson

Jun 2017

New York Real Estate Salesperson

 

Skills

Computer & Software

Microsoft Office PC suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook 

MAC OS

Sales Force

Quick Books

Website builders: Wix, SquareSpace, Wordpress

Canva

Marketing 

Writing, Content Strategy, Social Media Campaign Management, Creative Initiatives, Branding, Merchandise, Fundraising, Community Engagement

Misc.

Translation - Hebrew >> English / English >> Hebrew, Understanding the basics programing and design softwares, Experience with call center operation, Customer oriented, A Natural Leader who is also a Team Player, Analytic and Articulate

 

Languages

English

Fluent in speaking, reading and writing - my second language growing up

Hebrew

Fluent in speaking, reading and writing - my mother tongue 

Military Service

1996-1998

IDF - Israel Defense Forces

Youth Counseling in frame work of HaShomer HaTza'ir Youth Movement, Israel 

 
 

Hobbies & Interests

Sailing, Diving, Long walks, Yoga, Hiking, Outdoor activities, Writing, Music, Art, Dance, Cinema, TV, Travel, Environmental and Social Activism