(print Job Application Letter on personal letterhead paper)
7-291 Pine Ave.
May 21, 20xx
Ms. Barbara Tilley
Director, Human Resources
Holt Renfrew Ltd.
1300 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H3G 1H9
Dear Ms. Tilley:
Please regard this as an application for the position of Collection Specialist – Giorgio Armani (womens) – TQC00077 that is currently advertised on the Holt Renfrew website.
Based on the description of duties, qualifications and skills that are posted there, I believe that my diverse experience in retail sales and service over the past six years makes me the kind of results-oriented sales and customer service professional that you are seeking. I am sure that my unique mix of experience, skills and abilities, as well as my proven track record, can definitely help Holt Renfrew in its ongoing quest to provide its customers with the best shopping experience and amazing service.
Experience, skills, and abilities that I offer your company include:
The enclosed resume provides more details on the above, as well as on my other related experience, skills, abilities, and qualifications.
More than five years of experience in direct customer sales and service of premium apparel and accessories for a diverse group of womens fashion retailers.
Experience in developing a personal client base and providing customers with superior levels of service and satisfaction.
Involvement in all retail sales and service activities including: direct customer sales and service, merchandising, sales team leadership, and client follow-up.
Excellent ability to: think and work analytically, identify and set goals/targets and achieve them, participate as member of a sales team, and communicate effectively.
When I read the ad posting on the Holt Renfrew website I was immediately excited by the position since I believe that it is excellent preparation for my career goal which is to eventually become a fashion buyer. Then, when I reviewed the amazing history of the company and its evolution as Canada’s leading specialty retailer, it confirmed that Holt Renfrew is the company for which I would very much like to work.
I will call your office early next week to see when we can meet to discuss my qualifications and how I can help Holt Renfrew achieve its sales and marketing goals.