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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"טבלה רגילה"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} HILLEL WEISS   Uri Bar-On 15/6, Ariel  44837 Tel: (052)3856220   E-mail:   Position Desired: International Marketing/Customer Service specializing in face-to-face, on-line and telephone sales generation, with more than 10 years sales/service experience.     Education    BSc, Marketing & Communications (USA) 1976    Certificate, Computer Programming (USA) 1983   Work Experience and Accomplishments   Diamond Sales for Israeli Firm at the Israel Diamond Exchange 10/08 to 7/09 * I made telephone, fax , & email presentations to West-Coast North American, Hawaiian, New Zealand and Australian jewelery firms, assisting customers in accessing the company's interactive database.    Improtec – Barkan 12/07 to 10/08 * Production Assistant, helping to organize the production line for efficiency and comfort of the workers.   Jerusalem Post – Tel Aviv 09/06 to 12/07 * International subscription sales/customer service at the company call center during 3rd shift (10PM to 6AM) to North American Market.   IDT Jerusalem , Sales/Customer Service 01/06 to 09/06 * Work at AOL call center, doing outgoing sales, retrained for Customer Service remained until project began closing down.   International Market Research, for CLP Industries (Kibbutz Negba) 4/05 to 5/06 * I made calls to Potential International Consumers verifying them for the Sales Dept.   Private Teacher, Ariel 5/03 to present * I give drum lessons to Israeli youth, ranging from beginners to advanced students.  I worked for a year with the Ariel municipality (Matnas), and the rest of the time I have been giving private lessons in the homes of students.   Diamond Sales for Israeli Firm at the Israel Diamond Exchange 6/04 to 4/05 * I made telephone, fax , & email presentations to North American jewelery firms, working under high pressure and difficult conditions. I averaged $25,000 a month during my time there.   Business Intelligence Expert, IFTRIC/BSSH (Israel Foreign Trade Risk Insurance, Tel Aviv) – 5/94 to 3/05   * I brought the company into the Internet Age (in 1995) by establishing their first e-mail system, saving significant costs compared to the former telex message system. * I located and acquired access to new vital databases. * I initiated negotiations with foreign BI suppliers, convincing several to switch from faxing to electronic reports and saving significant expenses for my company. * In 2001, I initiated a low-cost program called "Buyers", an electronic archive for the benefit of all company underwriters and the Information Department. Over 3-1/2 years, I added more than 20,000 active files. * I worked as a salaried employee until 4/04. Due to company cutbacks I was laid off, but because of my expertise and experience I was rehired as an independent contractor to continue for another year.   Jerusalem Post Ad Rep, Tel Aviv – 5/93 to 5/94 * Starting from nothing, I built a regular customer base of both regular display and classified ads. Special sections included classified real estate, help wanted, resturant and entertainment ads. I sold ads for the regular Jerusalem Post, the Tel Aviv Metro,  tourist magazines, Youth Jerusalem Post, and the International  JP. * I urged one of my managers to launch the JP on-line, since electronic media was just beginning, but there was no interest at that time.   Independent Consultant – 10/90 to 4/94 * I assisted small and medium-sized clients in developing their business information resources by access to on-line communication and databases.  *I installed necessary programs and trained clients in searching and downloading information. Clients included: Dun & Bradstreet-Israel, IFTRIC, DCI, BDI and Caspari Center.   Manager Int'l Communications (Dun & Bradstreet-Israel, Tel Aviv) – 9/86 to 10/90 * I was responsible for locating and downloading business and market reports from abroad, which increased company's annual revenue by 40%. *After one year of employment, I received the "outstanding employee" award for 1987. *As consultant for marketing information, I coordinated with the marketing staff in acquiring marketing reports that met the demands of clients. *I installed and operated 10 new and vital databases, also training large clients in their use and serving as technical support.   Computer Salesman and Operator (Computer Heaven, Raanana) – 9/83 to 8/86     Advertising Salesman (various companies, USA) – 7/76 to 9/83       Personal Details    Born: 15/1/54, USA    Aliyah: 26/9/83    Citizenship: USA/Israeli    IDF Service: 1985 (miluim)    Family Status: Married +3