6666 West 134th St.
• Hawthorne, CA 90250
• (555) 555-5555 • firstname.lastname@example.org
February 5, 2003
Hiring Agent Name, Title
City, State, Zip
Dear Hiring Manager:
I am writing to you because I believe my experience and expertise
in the areas of sales, business development, and management qualify my uniquely
for the position of Sales Director,
currently advertised as being open with your company. I am an award-winning sales and management
professional who has played a major role in promoting the growth and
profitability of every company for which I have worked. Now I would like to bring my abilities and
knowledge to work for your company.
My sales and business development experience has provided me
with a strong understanding of territory development, sales management, and
problem solving, as well as account management and customer service. I am able to identify, acquire, and develop
accounts, and have been recognized throughout my career for my ability to
increase sales and revenue. In my
present position, in addition to serving as Acting Sales Manager, I have
consistently exceeded all sales and revenue goals, and have earned several
major regional and national sales awards.
My past achievements are indicative of a dynamic leader who possesses
strong people and organizational skills.
My experience runs the gamut from account management,
personnel training, and strategy development to customer support and territory
management. What I would bring to any
position includes superior communication skills, the ability to prepare and
deliver effective presentations, and a proven commitment to first-rate customer
service and satisfaction.
The accompanying résumé can serve to provide you with
greater details of my background , and what I have to offer. I will call your office in a few days to
inquire about the possibility of a meeting.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
<<your name here>>