Sales Assistant Cover Letter

Sales Assistants, or Sales Administrative Assistants, collaborate with sales department management in order to provide office support to field representatives.

Your resume and a cover letter are typically forwarded to an employer when you would like for him or her to consider you for a position in which you are interested. You can prove your worth as a viable candidate by remaining friendly yet professional and keeping your cover letter as accurate as possible and free of errors of either a spelling or grammatical nature.

Job descriptions for Sales Assistants contain detailed responsibilities like:

  • Processing sales data, sales progress reports and other sales-related records and reports
  • Providing administrative and business support to the vice president of the company and members of the executive managing team
  • Answering telephone calls, conveying messages, and monitoring the flow of e-mail while assisting management staff

An example cover letter for a Sales Assistant that articulates the skills and experience that are necessary for this position is shown below. Also, be sure to check out our extensive Sales Assistant resume samples.

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Dear Ms. Carol Garcia:

As a detailed oriented, focused and innovative professional, I offer 10+ years of broad experience supporting sales teams and senior managers as a “right hand” partner to their success.

Combining key strengths in technology, communications, planning and the ability to perform in a fast paced, time sensitive environment, I am now seeking the opportunity to utilize my expert skills as a Sales Assistant with your organization.

I am a proactive problem solver with strong business acumen. In the past, I have held roles with a wide range of duties including vendor management, leasing support, financial data reporting, and Sales support.

A sample of key contributions includes:

  • Designed and implemented the Incentive Recap Project, working in collaboration with divisional sales VPs, GMs, and sales reps to create a more robust sales incentive program.
  • Completed several web projects including re-design and organization of web content for Southern Wine’s Washington State web pages.
  • Oversaw creation of several process improvements including excel spreadsheets that streamlined reporting.
  • Served as Real Estate Broker and Sales Manager for multiple large scale developments.
  • Boosted online interest collaborated with sales teams to increase online traffic.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss my experience with you in more detail and included my contact information above for your convenience. Thank you in advance for your consideration and I look forward to our conversation.


Lena Walton

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