Along with your Retail Assistant resume, your cover letter is the primary “meeting” with the prospective employer. Therefore, it must be rightly written in standard business format on a high quality paper without any kind of spelling or grammatical errors. Get additional blank sheets of your resume paper hence cover letters can be printed on identical paper.
Following is a good sample of retail assistant cover letter. In addition to experienced candidates, this template will be very useful for entry level candidates having no or very less experience in retail industry.
43 Melbourne Street
Cairns, QLD 5847
February 1, 2016
Mr. John Peter
457 Some Street
Cairns, QLD 5449
Re: Retail Assistant (Position ID 6675)
Dear Mr. Peter:
I am writing to express a strong interest in Retail Assistant position currently available at the Kings Meadows. My strong and focused approach towards customer service and well-developed people and computer skills make me a perfect candidate for this job.
In view of the requirements stated in your job description, I am able to perform all tasks of Retail Assistant efficiently. Particularly, I am highly skilled in greeting customers, handling cash drawer and register, conducting financial transactions with customers, refilling and replenishing merchandise and recommending customers on product features and benefits. My strong sense of responsibility will enable me to keep an eye on security risks during shift.
I enjoy working in the sales and retail industry and feel I am most proficient in developing great rapport with the customers I deal with. I am trustworthy and reliable and take great pleasure in my work. Besides, I am a lively team player who works effectively with co-workers and always strives for obtaining sales targets.
To discuss how I can contribute to the bottom-line of Kings Meadows, I would like to meet with you in person. I will contact you next week to follow-up on my job application. In addition, I can be reached at the contact numbers given on my resume.
Thank you for considering me for this Retail Assistant position. I look forward to meeting with you soon.