Sample ad for an retail opening  

We are an Australian T-shirt printing company based in Melbourne. Our company provides affordable custom T-shirt printing. We are seeking a sales assistant to join our vibrant team in our busy Melbourne city store. There are potential opportunities for progression to management roles.

Your responsibilities will include:
– providing customer service
– giving design advice to customers

To be considered for this role you will have:
– excellent customer service and sales skills
– experience in a sales assistant role

Sample cover letter in response to the above ad

Andy Murray
3 My Street
Geelong, Victoria
Phone xxxx xxx xxx

1st February 2015

Allan Border
Retail Manager
WorldCup Cricket Tees
11 May Street
Melbourne, Victoria

Dear Mr Border,

I write to apply for the Retail Sales Assistant position in WC Tees Melbourne city store, advertised in the The Australian on Saturday, 22 January.

My current job as a marketing assistant at Qtshirts means I could quickly adapt to WC Tees and make an immediate impact in this position because I know what is currently in demand and what customisations fans would need for the upcoming cricket world cup.

I hold a Certificate III in Retail Operations and have excellent sales and customer service skills.

I am a sports enthusiast and would love to work for a related company that offers a diverse range of opportunities for career progression.

Please refer to my attached resume that further outlines my skills and experience. I am looking forward to discussing the position and how I can contribute to your business at interview.

Yours sincerely
Andy Murray

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