Dear Ms. Flowers,
I am applying for the International Sales Manager position with Elavon, Inc. and I know that I am the best candidate for this job.
I have a degree in business administration and over four years of experience working as a sales manager. I also took classes in accounting, economics, advertising and business and I have completed two foreign language classes. My experience includes analyzing data, establishing contacts, delegating and organizing a sales team.
I have outstanding computer skills with knowledge of a wide variety of software programs and the ability to continue learning as technology advances. I have excellent verbal and writing skills, which are needed to communicate with clients and draw in more business.
I have the ability to work in this type of stressful environment while staying focused and professional at all times. I can work flexible hours and I can travel to different countries when necessary. I always present myself in a professional, polite and friendly manner and I treat clients and co-workers with the respect they deserve.
I am very persistent with a persuasive personality, which are excellent qualities to have when working in sales. I have the education and experience needed to coordinate your sales department operations and to establish a lasting relationship with clients. I have included a complete list of my educational background and work history, along with references that will confirm my ability as a sales manager in my resume.
I hope to meet with you in person to discuss this position in more detail and you can contact me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555.