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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 not-for-profit and commercial organizations

  • Proven record of initiative and success in project management

  • Motivating staff to peak performance levels

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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!

Aug 2018-To Date

Co- Founder & Executive Director - Neptune's Daughter

I have founded a boat charter brokerage and consultancy offering highly customized boating vacation experiences in destinations worldwide. Services include:

  • Destination selection - over 200 ports across 6 continents

  • Boat sourcing - using a proprietary state-of-the-art technology 

  • Curated itineraries - one or multiple days, including land and on-water unique experiences

  • Access to a network of internationally qualified captains and crews

Jan 2022-Jan 2023

Marketing Manager and Boating Community Subject Matter Expert - Ahoy! Boat Insurance

Worked as part of an insurtech company startup team providing US recreational boaters fast access to affordable costume boat insurance. 

  • Leveraged my community network to introduce new clients, resources, and partnerships

  • Developed the online marketing strategy - website, blog, social media, emails

  • Worked closely with the VP of Engineering and team on mobile app design

  • Worked closely with the VP of Operations  and VP of Insurance on customer management 

Nov 2012-To December 2021

Founder & Executive Director - Sailors NYC / Sailors Jersey City

Introduced hundreds of NY/NJ residents to the local waterways, through sailing instruction, charters, and building a community of sailors in the NY Harbor. 

  • Operations - formulated and implemented management standards 

  • Oversaw the schedule of the fleet, admin staff, and captains/instructors

  • Established partnerships with nonprofits and businesses benefiting the community

  • Promoted programs on board boats to empower underserved communities

  • Developed the Sailing Experience to advance corporate teams and leaders

Jun 2017-Dec 2022

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - NY & NJ

Manhattan, NYC

Hudson County, NJ

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

Work Experience

Volunteer

Apr 2023 -To Date

Rear Commodore - Liberty Yacht Club

May 2018 -To Date

Sailing Instructor - New City Kids - City Sail Program

Nov 2020 -To October 2023

Marketing & Communications Officer - Liberty Yacht Club

Dec 2009 - Dec 2015

Board Chair of Young Professionals Leadership & Board Secretary

- ELEM - Youth in Distress in Israel

Volunteer
Education

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

Licenses & Certifications

Sailing

Apr 2019

Master of Vessels up to 50 Tons with Auxiliary Sail & 

Assistance Towing Endorsements -

United States Coast Guard

Mar 2023

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

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

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 

Military Service
Hobbies & Interests

Hobbies & Interests

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

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