120 Vyse Street
10th May 2015
Dear Ms Graham,
Your posting on Dayjob.com for a Retail Sales Manager position caught my eye because I am currently looking for just such an opening.
You can rely on me to utilize my knowledge and experience to maximize results and move your business forward.
I possess all of the competencies your advert stipulated a candidate should have, in particular I want to point out my capacity to achieve superior sales results by keeping an eye on market trends and by growing and developing future Sales Representatives. In addition to this, you can rely on me to play a hands on leadership role when it comes to partnering with marketing teams to bring new business to our company. Furthermore, as a true professional I will always be at the forefront of championing your company’s values and commitments.
During my career I have learnt how to drive customer loyalty, win new customers, establish action plans to drive performance, collaborate with sales reps and take charge of major retail initiatives. In addition to this I have become very good at calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
As you would expect of someone of my calibre I am proficient in interpreting and using retail financial metrics to drive key performance indicators. Furthermore I have strong computer skills including a fundamental understanding of standard office applications.
Since January 2012 I have been employed by ……………………….., where I am primarily in charge of overseeing the day-to-day sales efforts of an assigned Retail Team.
As regards my personality, I like to think of myself as someone who always listens to the other side and who is committed to engaging in a two-way dialogue.
If this brief account of my competencies intrigues you enough to invite me for an interview then feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.
Tel: 0044 121 638 0026
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