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Cover Letters for Sales & Marketing Jobs

Cover letters are one of the most effective tools used by candidates while applying for a job. The reason behind sending a cover letter along with your resume is to highlight the candidate's skills and qualifications. In most cases only those skills, qualifications and experience that is suitable for the job, is mentioned in the cover letters. This helps the employer to shortlist the right candidate for the said job. Cover letters prove effective from the employer's point of view as well, as employers do not have to waste a lot of time in going through the entire resume of potential candidates to shortlist them for the job.

Before writing a cover letter the candidate need to do a proper research of the job requirement. This would help them to easily draft a cover letter from the employer's perspective. These kinds of cover letters prove very effective and carry a lot of weight. Cover letters for sales and marketing jobs like any other job profile should highlight the candidate's skills, academic profile and experience. Letters drafted in a professional manner, without errors on it, goes a long way in getting the desired job.

Job Application Sample

Stephen Cook,
918 F St. NW,
Washington, DC 20004-1400,
(202) 216-2400.

Date: May 1, 2005.

Mr. Michael Richard,
Zenith Sales & Marketing Inc,
176, Downtown Street,
New York, NY 12345-6789.

Dear Mr. Richard,

With reference to your advertisement in todays daily Local Employment News regarding the vacancies for the post of a sales representative for the export department, I hereby wish to apply for the post and am sending you herewith my updated resume.

As you can see in the resume enclosed, I have a very strong academic background in accounting combined with over six months work experience in sales & marketing. My recent internship at Major Sales, New York, allowed me to further develop and strengthen my communication and interpersonal skills. I believe that I could make a significant and valuable contribution in your firm.

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my education and experience will be helpful to you. I will ring you up tomorrow morning to talk about the possibility of arranging an interview. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Stephen Cook,
Senior Student, Accounts,
ISC, Washington.

1. Resume – myresume.doc
2. Letter of appreciation by The Head of Department, Accounts, ISC. – appletter.doc

Sample Cover Letters for Sales & Marketing Jobs

William Warne,
1435 Broadway,
New York, NY 10001,
(212) 807-8400.

Date: May 1, 2005.

Mr. Philips Hawking,
Apex Marketing and Sales,
257, Downtown Street,
New York, NY 12345-6789.

Dear Mr. Hawking,

I am writing with reference to your advertisement in the August issue of the local Employment News magazine for want of a sales manager. I consider that my credentials and interests match with your requirement and would prove a great help in the growth of the company. I therefore hereby wish to apply for the same post.

I have been working with the Regional Marketing and Sales, NY as a regional sales manager for the last two years. I'm responsible for the direct management of a store including profit and loss responsibility, asset management, customer growth, revenue production, personnel development, inventory control and key result areas.

Although I am happy with my present job, I am looking for new opportunities which would test my talent and abilities. I shall call you on Wednesday, May 7, 2005 to arrange a personal meeting and discuss the prospects.


William Warne.

1. Resume – myresume.doc
2. Experience certificate, Regional Sales. – expletter.doc


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