Cover Letter Sample
100 Main Street La Palma, CA 90632
(714) 555-5678 firstname.lastname@example.org
May 09, 2012
Mr. Calvin Melendez
Consumer Products Inc.
2661 Caballero Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90621
Dear Mr. Melendez:
Please accept my resume for the Sales Management Trainee position listed on California State University, Fullerton's Titan Connection. My skills, drive, and determination make me an ideal candidate for the position. Key strengths which I possess for success in a management position include:
- Leadership skills - While working as a server and bartender, I was rapidly promoted to Restaurant Manager based on my ability to lead in a fast-paced work atmosphere.
- Competitive disposition - Consistently exceeded sales quotas by 15% at the restaurant, and our restaurant won Outstanding Site of the Year.
- Excellent communication skills - Both personally, and as a student, I have established and maintained positive relationships with customers, classmates, and professors. In group projects, I am trusted with the responsibility of final edits of written work and presentations. My professional development includes a series of workshops and trainings on public speaking and presentations.
- Solid team skills - As a student, an athlete, and an employee, I have been credited with fostering group energy and solid teamwork in order to accomplish aggressive goals.
My genuine interest in the position, in addition to my skills and experience, will allow me to contribute immediately to your organization. Consumer Products, Inc. is known for its collaborative, team oriented environment and a commitment to provide professional development to its employees, all of which I value in a work environment. Working for Consumer Products Inc. would be an excellent opportunity that is well aligned with my skills and career goals, but most importantly my work values.
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon so that we can further discuss how my skills and abilities are aligned with the Sales Management Trainee position.