Dear Mrs. Flaherty,
I am very interested in the Merchandise Assistant position I found advertised on your company website, as I have just the experience and knowledge of the industry to make a success of this position. This is why I have included my resume today.
I have a degree in Fashion Merchandising and have worked the past five years as a Store Manager at Gilt Group. I am looking to grow with a company that succeeds and also one that I am passionate about as a customer. This is why I submit my application today, along with the promise that I will make the most of this position if hired. I have a thorough knowledge of the fashion industry, have the education of how a fashion business work, and know who to work with small and large teams of people.
I would love to talk to you more about your plans for the upcoming seasons. Would you give me a call at (555)-555-5555 at your earliest convenience? Thanks for considering me for this position, and I look forward to your speaking with you.