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Include These Retail Assistant Manager Skills
- Customer service orientation
- Good verbal communication and presentation abilities
- Computer literacy
- Good numeracy skills
- Selling and promotion skills
- Problem-solving and creativity
- Being able to work under pressure
- Self-motivation and enthusiasm
- Responsibility and confidentiality
Comparable Retail Assistant Manager assets are emphasized in the cover letter example provided below.
Dear Mr. Willis:
When I discovered that True Spirit Apparel was in need of a new Retail Assistant Manager to join its team, I quickly realized that my experience in assisting all facets of retail store management positions me to significantly impact your store’s success. My resume is enclosed for your review.
My background in delivering comprehensive operational and administrative support to retail managers is sure to render me an immediate asset to your store. I excel in overseeing merchandise displays, goal achievement, work schedules, and sales reports while leading sales staff to peak performance levels. Additionally, I have the proven ability to enhance sales and brand exposure, build and motivate teams, and achieve the highest rate of customer satisfaction.
Consider the following highlights of my experience:
Recruiting, training, supervising, and retaining high-quality sales team members to ensure outstanding merchandise presentations, planogram creations, and world-class customer service.
Designing and implementing impactful visual displays to drive sales and revenue while adhering to corporate guidelines and standards and ensuring a meaningful and positive brand experience.
Educating employees on POS, product knowledge, customer service techniques, and effective sales strategies to accelerate store profitability and revenue growth.
Meticulously managing inventory control functions and meeting all objectives.
Enforcing cash handling policies and procedures to mitigate loss.
Utilizing finely honed communication, organization, and competitive task management skills to consistently achieve sales and customer service success.
With my proven history of providing superior customer service, maintaining stock and sales floor standards, and motivating teams to accomplish merchandising and promotional display success, I am ready to extend my record of exceptional service to your team at True Spirit. I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position and my qualifications with you further. Thank you for your consideration.
Brandi D. Fusco