Retail Assistant Job Application Letter



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  • Can-do, Will-do mentality;
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  • Structured and written to highlight your strengths;
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  • Immediately clear about your name and the position you are seeking.

Retail Assistant Job Application Letter:

Introduction

  • Dear {{Name}},
  • With reference to your advertisement on {{website}} this week, I wish to apply for the position of Retail Sales Assistant at your company.
  • Please accept my application for the position of Retail Assistant with {{Organization}}, as advertised in {{Newspaper}} on {{Date}}.

Body

  • I am writing to express a strong interest in the Retail Assistant position currently available at the {{Organization}}. My strong and focused approach towards customer service and well-developed people and computer skills make me a perfect candidate for this job.
  • In view of the requirements stated in your job description, I can perform all tasks of Retail Assistant efficiently. Particularly, I am highly skilled in greeting customers, handling cash drawer and register, conducting financial transactions with customers, refilling, and replenishing merchandise, and recommending customers on products features and benefits. My strong sense of responsibility will enable me to keep an eye on security risks during shifts.
  • I enjoy working in the sales and retail industry and feel I am most proficient in developing great rapport with the customers I deal with. I am trustworthy and reliable and take great pleasure in my work. Besides, I am a lively team player who works effectively with co-workers and always strives for obtaining sales targets.
  • To discuss how I can contribute to the bottom-line of {{Organization}}. I would like to meet with you in person. I will contact you next week to follow up on my job application. In addition, I can be reached at the contact numbers given on my resume.
  • I have two years experience in fashion retail, and I am dedicated to furthering my career in this field as I live and breathe fashion trends and design. My motivation is seeing the excitement on a customer’s face when I have assisted them to find a style and color that suits them. I recognize that fashion has a much greater effect on confidence and self-image than is sometimes recognized.
  • It is my aim to prove my exceptional sales ability on the shop floor, while developing my management and supervisory skills to the extent that I can move into a 2nd-in-charge role within the next 18 months. I have read on your website about the career development and support you provide your staff and I am confident that this is the ideal environment for me to build my career in fashion retail.
  • While working in the women’s wear department of {{Organization}} Department Store, I assisted customers in finding clothing and accessories to meet their individual tastes and style; trained new staff; resolved disputes between customers and staff; and assist management with stock merchandising. I was regularly praised for my enthusiasm and ability to apply the customer service principles we were taught during in-house training.
  • As a sales-driven and dynamic individual who has a long history of exceeding expectations through performance, I feel I would be able to contribute significantly to the ongoing operational success of your store. 
  • Some of the key talents I can bring to your company include ensuring the latest retail trends are identified, all sales opportunities are fully exploited, and accurately determining a customer’s needs before providing them with prompt service.
  • My present employment has helped me to develop my abilities in key areas such as meeting and greeting customers, putting away stock, retrieving stock, handling cash, and dealing with sales transactions.
  • Your company is a market leader in the retail industry, and I am very eager to become a part of your winning team. 
  • I am greatly confident that I can smoothly fit into your existing setup. 
  • I will be an excellent candidate for your vacancy as I have a proven track record of taking retail sales to the next level, and of resolving shop floor deficiencies that may be impeding growth and sales.

Closing

  • I am able and willing to do whatever it takes to deliver results, success, and the maximizing of a store’s profitability. 
  • I have extensive knowledge of brand integrity, market awareness, and delivering high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • I have enclosed my CV for your review and would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you soon to further discuss my application. 
  • In the meantime, I thank you for your time, consideration, and forthcoming response.
  • The in-house training gave me a thorough understanding of retail security, loss prevention, OH&S and merchandising. 
  • I am well-trained and experienced in retail policies and procedures.
  • I look forward to discussing this role with you.
  • Yours sincerely
  • Thank you for considering me for this Retail Assistant position. I look forward to meeting with you soon. 
  • Yours sincerely
  • {{Signature}}
  • {{Your Printed Name}}

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