Retail merchandisers work in retail stores where their main responsibility is to assist the buying team with purchasing products for the store. They decide the quantity of the items in accordance to budgets and do any bargaining that needs to be done.
Here is a sample of a cover letter for this position that shows us how a retail merchandiser will apply for a job.
Related: Retail Merchandiser Resume
Cover Letter for Retail Merchandizer Resume
288 E Wiser Lake Road
Lynden, WA 83939
robertr @ email . com
September 24, 2013
Mr. Christopher Gale
9033 W Jacobs Road
Lynden, WA 73833
Dear Mr. Gale:
I would like to apply for the position of a Retail Merchandizer with K-Mart, as advertised on your website. Owing to my hands on experience, knowledge of best practices that govern retail merchandizing activities along with excellent communication skills, I am positive that I would effectively contribute to maximize the efficiency of your Merchandising department.
As an extremely organized individual with a keen ability to be detail oriented, I have had quite some success in managing merchandizing activities over the years. I bank highly on my ability to build positive relationships with key retail accounts in order to execute timely and effective product merchandising initiatives. Apart from regular buying activities, I possess the insight for interviewing suppliers and bargaining prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements. Moreover, I am highly skilled in supervising distribution of stock to outlets and maintain sufficient stock levels. Since I am a meticulous professional, I comprehend the need to maintain ongoing communication with team members and the higher management.
This Retail Merchandiser position at the K-Mart is a very exciting opportunity for me to utilize my potential in the right direction. I would like to discuss my skills further with you, for which, I will call your office next Friday to ask for a time when we can meet in person. Besides, I will be available on my cell at (010) 666-6666 if you need to contact me.
Thank you for your time and consideration.