Area Sales Manager Cover Letter
The sales field needs a person who has the ability to work in a hectic work schedule and target based environment. The sales personnel always work on achieving their targets, and the more they achieve, the more they earn. There are many levels in this profile beginning with 'Sales Executive' moving upwards to 'National Sales Manager'. One such level in this hierarchy is 'Area Sales Manager' (ASM). The ASM is responsible for managing a team of Sales Executives and getting the sales target achieved by this team. He/she is assigned an area and is responsible for the sales generated from this field. If you have the required skills and experience for this position, apply sending your resume and an effective Area Sales Manager cover letter.
You must note that this position will not be assigned to any fresher. The person has to have some experience in sales to work at the position of ASM. We have written two sample resume cover letters below to give you an idea of how your cover letter should be.
1. Sample Cover Letter - Area Sales Manager
Dear Mr. Lorence,
I am Zia Jack, a Masters in Marketing Management, working as a Sales Team Lead for the past 1.5 years. I wish to apply for the post of ASM in your esteemed organization.
I joined my current organization as a Sales Executive after completing my Masters. I managed to move up the ladder with my hard work and dedication. I believe that in this span of time, I have developed the skills required to work at the position of an ASM, and would successfully manage a complete area. Currently I manage a team of 15 people. My team has always achieved the targets, and adhered to my teachings.
AXA is the biggest organization in this field. Working with AXA is an excellent opportunity for any aspiring candidate in this field. You have always nurtured talent and ability, and provided an opportunity of growth to your employees. I would love to be a part of such an organization.
I have enclosed my resume, which gives the details of my qualification and work experience. However, I believe that you can judge me better, based on an interview. Please spare some time for an interview, and let me know the time and date as per your convenience.
Hope to meet you soon, and have a healthy professional relationship with you.
2. Sample Cover Letter for Area Sales Manager - Sector Change
Sometimes some candidates request a sector change. A Sales personnel working in the financial sector would wish to work in the manufacturing field. He/she might thus apply for the post of an ASM, in some other sector and explain the reason for the change of sector.
Dear Mr. Lorence,
I am Zia Jack, an ASM working in the financial sector, and I wish to apply for the post of ASM in your organization. I have a total work experience of 4 years, and now wish to switch to the manufacturing sector.
Woodland is providing this job opportunity in New York, and I wish to relocate to New York. Besides, I have been working in the financial sector since four years, in a very hectic work environment. I am married and have a child, and now I wish to switch to the manufacturing sector wherein I could do justice to my job and family. The area assigned to me has seen a constant growth during my work tenure. I believe my experience and skills will not go in vain, and would be equally useful in your organization as well. Some things might be completely new to me, but I assure that I would grasp things better, and never let my personal life affect my work.
I believe that you would go though my resume thoroughly and give me a chance to meet you in person to discuss this job opportunity further.
Looking forward to meet you soon.
These two sample letters drafted for two candidates in different situations will help you get an idea of how your letter should be, and which sample letter is relevant to you.