An international partnerships management professional with almost 7 years of experience in the airline business. Highly skilled in intercultural communication and negotiations resulting in win-win deals. Currently looking for a challenging career opportunity in the field of aviation.
International Relations & Agreements Specialist
at Turkish Airlines, Inc.
January 2013 - September 2019
One of the most important parts of this role was to maintain the coordination with almost all of the business units within the company; therefore, it provided me with the overall knowledge of how a commercial airline operates, along with the role-specific expertise in the airline partnerships. Tasks & Achievements: • Worked with more than 20 partnering airlines; managed and evaluated various types of partnership agreements, and negotiated with partners when needed; • Prepared regular partnership analysis reports, and carried out market research to explore potential partnerships; • Coordinated with all relevant departments for the handling of partnership matters; • Mentored and trained new team members; • Earned the company a special partnership generating US$ 1.5 million annual revenue; • Introduced a hybrid partnership model which brought in US$ 2.00 million incremental revenue; • Managed the whole negotiation & strategic partnership process with an Indian low-cost carrier.
Sales Support & Operations Responsible
at Selten International Exhibitions Co.
October 2011 - December 2012
Tasks & Achievements: • Coordinated the national pavilion organization process in 9 different international trade shows; • Supported clients for completing required paperwork for government subsidies for 8 trade shows; • Designed master templates in MS Excel to facilitate the workflow, which expedited the processes by 30%.
Graduate Certificate in International Business Management
at Fanshawe College
2019 - 2019 (1 year) Ontario
Airline Management Diploma
at International Air Transport Association (IATA)
2015 - 2017 (2 years) İstanbul
Leadership School Diploma
at Turkish Aviation Academy
2014 - 2015 (1 year) İstanbul
B.Sc. Diploma in International Relations
at Middle East Technical University
2006 - 2011 (5 years) Ankara
Knowledge and keywords
- public speaking
- effective communication
- critical thinking
- detail orientation
- microsoft office applications
- market research & analysis
- data management tools
- international trade law
- air transport management
- international partnerships
- international business strategies
- international air law
- airline & aviation software tools
- international market expansion strategies