Mahmoud Bassam Itani Jaraf, Ajman, UAE 00971 55 462 5400 [email protected] Objective The ability to use my skills to seek employment in embassies, governmental institutions, international organizations as well as private companies. My leadership and charismatic personality has found me challenging posts, and I will take on more opportunities to reach new heights. Experience Entrepreneur (Self-Employed) October 2011-Present , Lebanon Buy, restore, and sell old classic cars. Dealing with different people every day, allowing me to enhance my cultural background. Managing resources of varied use. Administration, Research and Consultant July 2011-November 2011 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Beirut, Lebanon Assisted the supervisor in handling daily documents from organizations and embassies and reporting to the ambassador on daily activities. I was able to achieve high standards of accomplishment within the department based on excellent reviews. Read and advise on several public policies mainly corruption and terrorism Administration Assistant Librarian February 2010-September 2011 Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon Manage all aspects of day-to-day operations on multi-floor with assigned projects and deadlines. Facilitate loan and return Book scheduling, shelf reading and double checking book's quality and correct place, re-arrange book places to maximize space and allocation of other resources. Public Relations Summer of 2009, 2010, and 2011 UAE Embassy, Beirut, Lebanon Assisted citizens of UAE during their stay in Lebanon. Managing their trip details from arrival until departure. Diplomatic work inside the embassy. Sales Officer July 2006-August 2006 Gulf Craft Inc. Ajman, UAE Represented the company in selling boats and yachts. Regular visit to the assembly in order check on each boat's status and its approximate completion date. Met and reported to director and other supervisors regarding daily sale updates from regional and international retail stores and needed parts. Voluntary Work Languages Education Lebanese American University 2011: Coordinated the university in organizing for an event that was held regarding NGO’s and UN organizations. Municipality Elections 2010: I monitored the Municipality elections with the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE). Parliamentary Elections 2009: I monitored the June 2009 Lebanese Parliamentary elections under the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE). English, Arabic Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon 2007-2011 Bachelor of Arts Political Science/ International Affairs Economic Development Diplomacy and Consular Services Minor business courses Nationality Interests American and Lebanese My interests are challenging, since I am keen on increasing my knowledge. References References are available on request.