Cover Letter Sales Template

By The Diversity Employment Team - Published on: Feb 10, 2024

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Your Email Address]
[Your Phone Number]
[Today’s Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Company’s Name]
[Company’s Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]

Subject: Application for Sales Position

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the Sales [Position Title] role at [Company’s Name] as advertised [where you found the job posting]. With a [Your Degree] in [Your Major] from [Your University] and a rich background in sales, I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your team and help achieve [Company’s Name]’s objectives.

In my previous role as a Sales Manager at [Your Previous Company], I [mention any significant achievement, milestone, delivered results, or any notable project you led]. I have honed my skills in communication, customer relationship management, and negotiation, which I believe will be instrumental in driving sales and exceeding targets at [Company’s Name].

Here are a few highlights of my career that I believe demonstrate a strong fit for the [Position Title] role:

  • Managed a dynamic sales team, consistently achieving and surpassing sales targets through strategic planning and effective communication.
  • Proficient in using various CRM tools, ensuring a seamless and effective sales process tailored towards individual customer needs.
  • Certified as [mention any relevant certification] which has equipped me with [mention any specific skill or knowledge relevant to the position].

I am particularly drawn to [Company’s Name] because of [mention any remarkable facts about the company, its culture or projects that attract you to it, and explain how it aligns with your career goals or interests]. I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to [mention any how you plan to contribute to the company and the sales team].

Enclosed is my resume that further outlines my qualifications. I look forward to the opportunity of discussing my application with you further. Thank you very much for considering my application.

Warm regards,

[Your Full Name]
[Your LinkedIn Profile (Optional)]
[Attachment: Resume]