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400C Santa Isabel Way • Costa Mesa, CA 92626 • 949.555.4343
Date: Tues, 15 May 2014 19:52:59 -0700 (EDT)
October 26, 2014
From: john watkins [email@example.com]
Ms. Glenna Wright
Subject: Experienced Sales Rep for Pharmaceutical Primary Care Sales
Human Resources Manager
Fashion Department Store
3333 Bear Drive
Dear Ms. Jones,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Having broken sales records and exceeded sales quotas in my previous positions and recently
completed my bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing,
Dear Ms. Wright:
I am an ideal candidate for the Pharmaceutical Primary Care Sales Representative position
I enjoyed interviewing with you during your recruiting visit to Vanguard University on Octo-
with Eli Lilly and Company. I found the position on the job board on the Vanguard University
ber 25. The management trainee program you outlined sounds both challenging and reward-
ing, and I look forward to your decision concerning an on-site visit.
As the leading sales representative for Campus Tours, I developed key sales material, trained
As mentioned during the interview, I will be graduating in December with a bachelor’s de-
new sales reps, and reinvented the way college vacation tours are sold. My team’s revenue was
gree in business administration with a concentration in marketing. Through my education and
more than double the average for the entire operation.
work experience I have gained many skills, as well as an understanding of retailing concepts
The pharmaceutical industry is dynamic and growing, and I am convinced I can apply my sales
and dealing with the general public. I have worked for seven years in the retail industry in
background and business education effectively, contributing to Eli Lilly’s success.
various positions from sales clerk to assistant department manager. I think my education and
I would appreciate the chance to meet with you to discuss ways I can contribute to your sales
work experience would complement Fashion’s management trainee program.
team. I will contact you in the next 10 days to arrange an interview. Should you have any
IEnclosed is a copy of my college transcript and the list of references that you requested.
questions before that time, please call me at 714 - 555 - 1111 or email me. Thank you for your
time and consideration.
Thank you again for the opportunity to interview with Fashion Department Store. The inter-
view served to reinforce my strong interest in becoming a part of your management team.
I can be reached at 949.555.4343or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org should you need