If you’re applying for a retail/shops position,use the following example to draft an application letter then submit it together with your resume.
“Dear Ms. Victoria Maemu
When I learned of Molina’s need for a new retailer to join his team, I eagerly decided to submit my resume for his consideration. As a motivated retail sales professional with experience in merchandising efforts, store operations, and customer service, I am confident that I would be a valuable asset to his team.
My experience includes organizing inventory and stock levels, assisting clients with picking and sales, and managing check-in operations at popular retail establishments (Old Navy, The Children’s Place, Bartleby’s, and Anthropologie). With strong internal motivation, a friendly and approachable demeanor, and an intuitive sales vision, I excel at assessing customer needs, leveraging effective sales strategies, and ensuring excellent customer service and satisfaction.
Highlights of my qualifications include …
Working for Bartleby’s San Francisco flagship store for six years as a retailer, designing visual merchandise displays, counting and reconciling daily sales, and building strong customer relationships; exceeding commission targets by 24% each week
Gained recognition as a premier customer service producer and marketer with Old Navy and Anthropologie; recognized as employee of the month on five separate occasions
Great knowledge of effective sales strategies, marketing efforts, and successful team collaboration to achieve dynamic sales and improved revenue.
Proven dedication to providing exceptional customer service, resulting in strong customer loyalty and a referral business.
With my proven experience in achieving sales success in busy retail environments, I am well prepared to extend my record of service to your team at Molina. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this position with you further. Thanks for your consideration.
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