The first official document that impresses your recruiter is your cover letter. In many organizations and industries short listing is done on the basis of cover letters. A recruiter gets lots of applications for the same post and it is practically impossible for him to go through every resume and then the cover letter plays its part.
An impressive cover letter is not difficult if certain things are taken care of. These are:
To make your job easy, we provide you with a sample cover letter of district sales manager written abiding all the above said points. Use this sample to create your cover letter that is remarkable and effective.
Date: MM/ DD/ YYYY
Sub: Application for the post of District Sales Manager
Ref: Your ad in the New York Times dated June8, 20XX
With reference to your ad in the classified of The New York Times dated June 8 2011, I would like to apply for the post of district sales manager. I know that the post is of responsibility with managerial skills. I am well qualified for this post and do wish to offer my services to your company as a district sales manager.
I have done MBA in finance and marketing. With distinction in both the subjects I have won 'best student award' too. I have attended many workshops and training sessions as a student. As intern, I worked in small companies and learnt the entire process of sales and, marketing. I have done certificate courses on marketing ethics and strategies.
I have excellent team building; managerial skills can manage time very well, able to handle stress, capable of meeting deadlines and devoted to profession. I am working with ASD Company for last 6 years. I have been handling entire 'A" district sales and marketing presently along with the responsibilities of recruiting and training the new employees. I have made and presented reports. I have taken and attended many workshops regarding marketing skills and communication skills.
Because of my dedication and hard work the sales of the company grew from 76% to 89% in one year. I assure you that as a district sales manager I would never disappoint you. I request you to give me a chance to prove my abilities.
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