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Include These Data Collector Skills
- Mathematical acumen
- Active listening skills
- Public speaking skills
- Written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency in spreadsheet and database software
- Social perceptiveness
- Critical thinking skills
- Persuasion skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Organizational skills
Below is a sample Data Collector cover letter that exhibits some of these skills and achievements.
Dear Mr. Martin,
I have recently heard that your organization is in need of a Data Collector, and I am writing to you to submit my resume for review. As a Data Collector with three years of experience executing data collection and refining strategies, I think I am fully prepared to succeed in your organization.
My professional experience includes collaborating with Data Analysts to determine which data is needed and then crafting and disseminating surveys designed to collect this data. I think this experience makes me a good fit for Quest Research.
The following is a list of my most relevant skills and qualifications.
Earned Associate’s degree in Statistics from SUNY Orange
Developed and disseminated surveys with strategic selection of participants based on relevant demographics and psychographics
Recruited participants successfully using a wide range of interpersonal skills
Collaborated with Data Analysts to help write reports and create data visualizations
In addition to these accomplishments, I believe I have the perfect blend of an analytical mind and personable personality necessary to thrive as a Data Collector. If you are interested in scheduling an interview, then please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Barbara J. Goldstein