Barber Cover Letter

Barbers provide barbering services to their clients either in a barbershop, hair salon, or from their own home. Barbers perform activities such as shampooing, trimming hair and beards, giving shaves, styling hair, and massaging face, scalp, and neck. They are also responsible for sanitizing equipment and collecting payments.

Based on a review of successful Barber cover letters, a strong candidate should demonstrate some of the following skills and attributes:

  • Barbering experience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards

Scroll down to find an example cover letter that does a great job of highlighting these key Barber skills to a potential employer.

Dear Mr. Salazar,

When I heard of your barbershop’s opening for an experienced new Barber, I felt compelled to send along my resume for your review. With more than 11 years of excellent experience serving as a Barber at Kenny’s Barbershop, I am confident that I could make a significant contribution to your business in this role.

My professional expertise lies in performing all barbering tasks with skill and always exceeding client expectations, whether I am making styling recommendations, trimming a beard, or keeping a clean workstation. I make ure to always actively listen to clients and ensure outstanding levels of customer service and satisfaction. With my talent for consulting with clients and providing a broad range of barbering services, I am excited to put my knowledge and skills to work for your barbershop and improve your bottom line.

The following skills demonstrate my qualifications for this position:

  • Providing a large and returning clientele base of over 80 customers with quality hair styling, coloring, and perming services.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized workstation Completing necessary paperwork for each scheduled session to ensure appropriate timing and billings are met Maintaining knowledge of current cutting techniques and styles to meet client needs and recommend and implement new styles.
  • Personally handling customer problems or concerns to ensure appropriate resolution steps are taken to maintain customer satisfaction.

I am eager to discuss what I can offer Salazar’s in this position. I am confident in my ability to provide outstanding barbering services to new and existing customers, and will be sure to enhance client satisfaction and exceed your expectations for this role.

I look forward to discussing my candidacy with you in person, thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Eugene R. Wilde