People working in a retail setting work with a diverse population and manage a hundred things at the same time.

There are many jobs that you can apply for in the retail environment depending on what your expertise is and what you actually want to do.

Here is a sample cover letter for a retail manager which is also effective for other positions in retail environment.



Retail Cover Letter Sample


6511 Fairfax Drive
Riverton, NJ 16353

June 25, 2016

Ms. Amelia Cox
Manager HR
4343 Pacific Avenue
Riverton, NJ 03431


Dear Ms. Cox:

I am interested in the position of a Retail Manager at K-Mart that you have advertised on Kmart’s website. My relevant experience and skills combined with professionalism and business acumen makes me an ideal candidate for this position.

During my work at Tesco, I have had the opportunity to work with a diverse populace and have learnt lots of new skills everyday. My ability to promote exceptional customer care in an expedient manner along with the capability to make decisions independently will be very beneficial for K-Mart’s ongoing success. Managing a retail business and its personnel is not easy but I have mastered the art by employing exceptional leadership qualities and team development abilities. Since I am a self motivated individual, I seldom need supervision. My aesthetic sense assist me in managing displays and marketing activities in a professional manner.

I am quite excited at the possibility of sharing my experience with the staff and management of K-Mart and would like to meet with you in person to discuss this position. I may be reached at (000) 222-1122 if you need to get in touch with me.  I will call your office after 10 days to follow-up and possibly to set up an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Carl Mendosa

Enc. Resume