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Lecturer, HR, Marketing, Education

Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
January 24, 2018

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Linda Eid

Al Rawdah District, Jeddah- K.S.A.

Telephone (Mobile): +966 56 776 33 55


Professional Profile

A multi-lingual Modern International Business graduate with a unique combination of skills and capabilities acquired during studies and work experience. Articulate and proactive, combines a professional, customer driven and confident approach with outstanding interpersonal skills and can communicate concisely at all levels. Creative and innovative with a methodical and thorough approach to work; enjoys being part of a successful and productive team and thrives by delivering results in a challenging working environment. Able to work well both independently and as part of a productive team, demonstrating the motivation and multi- tasking abilities required to meet demanding deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards. Analytically strong and logical with well-developed tactical thinking skills and excellent attention to detail. Objective

Currently looking for a new and challenging position that will make best use of existing skills and experience yet enable further personal and professional development. The type of role which really excites is one with the opportunity to contribute to an organisation's success as part of the senior leadership team. Career Summary

05/2006 –06/2016: Adult Literacy, Remedial and Self-Enrichment Education Specialist Berlitz International, Jeddah, KSA

• Reporting to Centre Director; with responsibility for interviewing and assessing prospective and current clients, ages 3-65 that include clients with special needs and ranging disabilities

• Implementing and executing business strategies to acquire new clients; identifying relevant courses designed specifically to meet their needs

• Offering guidance and communicating information of various options available to clients, according to their needs; providing clients with individualised support and assisting in the decision making process

• Gaining constant recognition for high sales levels, marketing and consistent cohesive team work

• Instructing in training sessions; teaching basic and higher levels of Business and Social English to adults and young learners

• TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses

Key Achievements:

• Presented with the company’s Certificate of Appreciation after re-enrolling the greatest number of customers and attaining the highest customer satisfaction score during the first two quarters of 2012

• Awarded Instructor of the Month in June 2008 and gained a second Certificate of Appreciation again for continuous self-development, dedication and professionalism 03/2009 – 06/2012: Business Development in Creative Industry (Consultant) VTWO, Jeddah, KSA

• Consultant for a production house company with accountability for the creation and implementation of overall business plan; company mission; vision and corporate branding

• Directing translation work in Arabic English for art websites 03/2005 – 03/2006: Office Manager: International Trade United Company for Development, Damascus, Syria

• Overseeing the smooth operation of the procurement process; liaising with potential product buyers and dealing with the negotiation of securing raw materials from suppliers

• Managing financial procedures and administration with banks and organising shipments including processing relevant documentation and handling customs processes and enquiries

• Responsible for general office management; including creation and maintenance of documentation and office procedures; also maintaining positive working relationships with clients and colleagues alike Page 2


2007: Volunteer for physically and mentally challenged children; Open Skies, Jeddah 2005: Volunteer for homeless youth and adults; ‘Project Way Out’ Centre; Denmark 2003: Volunteer for ‘Children of War-Stricken Countries’ campaign; Denmark 2001: Volunteer speaker for Breast Cancer Awareness and Dangerous Drugs campaigns;Denmark Education and Qualifications

Degree: BSc (Honors) in Business Administration with International Business, 2013 Royal Holloway, University of London

A Levels: 6, including English (A) and Mathematics (A), 2003 Certificates: Human Resources Management Certificate, 2014 IPMA, U.K. Key I.T. Skills

Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint; Internet search engines and Email Personal Details

Languages: English (Fluent), Arabic (Advanced), Danish (Fluent) Other: Driver; full clean licence

Interests and Activities

Including: Travel, Piano, Performing Arts, Sketching, Nature, Human Rights, Fashion & Design For Fundraising

References are available on request

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