Sam Takla
Sam Takla
571 Worcester Rd View on Map
Business Info

Coldwell Banker Framingham/Natick office

(Commercial and Residential) Real Estate Agent

Sept.2016 till now

  • Participate in active marketing initiatives, from cold calling to attending industry events.
  • Interview clients to determine their precise wants, needs, budgets, and geographic limitations
  • Prepare and proofread real estate documents, from leases to closing contracts.
  • Organize and oversee open houses.
  • Advise clients about mortgage options and help them complete the requisite paperwork to expedite home-buying.
  • Represent landlords who own multiple properties and must keep a consistent occupation rate.
  • Attend closing dates and provide support for clients.

   Wyzant One-to-one Italian Tutor:

  • Create and maintain a positive and academically focused learning environment.
  • Develop and implement the Components of an Effective Lesson for instruction.
  • Analyze student progress and provide appropriate instruction.
  • Develop a classroom climate that promotes favorable learning conditions.
  • Ensure the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
  • Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.


  Wadjet Artifact Inc. Boston Director of External Relations (IVV Italian Handmade Glass).           

   June 2010 to Feb.2016

  • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage, and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

   Translator for CPS Cambridge Public Schools; Cambridge, MA          Jan 2011 to 2012

  • Freelance translator for school documentation
  • Documentation is for informational notifications used throughout the school year



    Sales/Customer Service                                                                              Nov. 2010 to 2013

         Macy’s; Burlington, MA

  • Responsible for assisting customers with purchases
  • Balance cash draws in the evening for several locations within the department
  • Accountable for returns, exchanges


 Travel Tour Coordinator & Italian Guide (Freelance)                                     April 1995 to July 2010

   Flash Tour CompanyCairo, Egypt

  •  In charge of the company’s program/scheduled tours throughout Egypt, including hotel accommodations
  •  The main speaker in lectures concerning Pharaonic civilization focuses on a comparison between

Pharaonic and present civilizations

  •  Responsible for sales of the company’s Egyptian products to tourists, including papyrus, Egyptian cotton, and perfumes
  •  Traveling/describing various tourist attractions throughout Egyptian towns.


  Assistant Photographer                                                                                 June 1992 to Sept. 1993

   Donna Moderna Magazine, Roma & Milan, Italy

  •  Freelance photographer


   Sales Rep                                                                                                         Oct. 1991 to May 1992

   Amway Co., Milan, Italy

  •  Sales Representative for weight loss products
  •  Catalog purchases


   Sales Rep                                                                                                           May 1990 to Oct. 1991

   Benetton; Roma, Italy

  •  Global Clothing retailer