A sales executive's job involves selling goods and services for a company. They are basically involved with selling goods such, consumer durables e.g., washing machines, stationery, heavy machinery for industrial supplies, services that include insurance, to name a few. The job of a sales executive is a skill based job. They need to gauge the consumer's requirements and mood. Effective communication is very important in this field and a love for this profession. Cover letter for a sales executive job needs to highlight these skills. It should effectively communicate the candidate's achievements in the previous organization. A good previous record and experience in the field does most of the trick for the candidate. The letter should be professionally drafted and should convince the employer the candidate is the best from the lot to get shortlisted for the next round.
Given below are sample cover letters for a sales executive's job. Candidate's can use these letters as reference before drafting a cover letter for this profile.
Sales Executive Cover Letter
Arthur H. Greenlee,
2003 Peck Court,
Pomona, CA 91766,
Date: August 18, 2008.
Mr. Kevin N. Belanger,
BMD Sales Group,
457 Rogers Street,
Los Angeles, CA 91766.
Dear Mr. Belanger,
Mr. Phyllis Kramer, the Chief Associate form the sales department, informed me that there is a vacancy for the post of Sales Executive in your company and you are seeking for the individual, who will contribute his experience, innovative ideas and efforts for the future betterment of your company.
I feel I am the best candidate for the post of sales executive as my qualifications and skills match your requirements.
Some of my major accomplishments include:
If you are really seeking for someone who can dedicatedly raise your organization's market value, then I would like to meet you in person. Please contact me at above telephone number. I am waiting for your reply. Thank you for your consideration and valuable time.
- Developed corporate sales goals and increased the forecast numbers by an average of 120% for three successive years, as vice president of direct sales.
- As the head of New Product Development team at Capitol Sales Company Inc, started and introduced several new software products into the market and was responsible for rise in overall corporate revenue.
- In the competitive environment, closed many long-term contracts in business to business environment that resulted into multi-million dollar revenue stream for Capitol Sales Company Inc.
Arthur H. Greenlee.
Sales Executive Cover Letter Sample
Christopher M. Villa,
1208 Polk Street,
Tucson, AZ 85701,
Date: October 4, 2011.
Mr. Jesse C. Espinoza,
53 Heather Sees Way,
Tulsa, OK 74116.
Dear Mr. Espinoza,
With reference to your advertisement dated September 28, 2011, for the post of a Sales Executive, attached is my resume for your reference. Although I do not have much experience, I have been working as a Sales Executive for the past one year promoting and selling Computer Systems and its hardware. Your requirement in the same section makes me quite eligible for the post.
My past experience in this profile has taught me what the job demands. I am quite passionate about my career as a sales executive. I possess excellent communication skills and have a strong awareness of the market trends. I carry a very confident and determined attitude while approaching clients and also have the ability to cope with rejection. I am highly self motivated and have the ability to work independently as well as being a part of a team.
I have also developed a great relationship with a lot of customers and I am quite well versed with the costs and configurations of most products. Providing customers with quotations, negotiating the terms and conditions of an agreement, gathering adequate market, providing feedback on the buying trends, representing the organization at various events and trade exhibitions are some of the job responsibilities that I efficiently handle. I am quick learner and can also perform well under pressure.
My track record in this department shows a gradual increase in sales in the past 8 months. I was also awarded the Star Performed for the Quarter for the kind of work done in September 2011.
I would like to meet you for an interview to discuss my skills and achievements in details. If you have any queries, please call me on the above telephone number to set a mutually convenient time to meet.
I thank you for your time and hope to hear from you soon.
Christopher M. Villa.