As an Assistant Manager you will manage team of people and you will be the first point of contact in case of any issue. For this reason, great leadership skills and sense of responsibility are an asset for this position.
Main tasks will include: supervise team members, ensure that they are meeting department/company targets, administering team’s daily life (schedule changes, unexpected absences,..) and you need to be always ready to pick up the situation quickly and efficiently.
As key person for the team you need to have excellent people management skills and to be able to recognize any upcoming issue; i.e. training and recruiting staff.
Previous experience in managing people and customers is more than welcome, along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Related: Manager Cover Letters
Assistant Manager Cover Letter
Dear HR / Recruitment Manager,
Application for the vacancy of Assistant Manager.
I am presenting my CV for the position advertised in (where the job was found). As soon as I have known about this open position, I thought it was a perfect match for my career aspiration and background.
I have worked as Assistant Manager at XXX and I possess more than X years of solid and proven experience.
I am a passionate worker, able to multitask and to drive the business and the team towards the business targets. I have always worked in fast-paced environments and I have performed at my best when challenging times and task were coming through.
My previous experience – which you can find better detailed in my enclosed resume – along with my enthusiasm and love to exceed expectations, makes me the ideal candidate for your company.
I am available for interview at a time convenient for yourselves, and I would be pleased to attend for interview at your convenience to allow me to discuss my experience and qualities further. My full contact details can be found on my CV.
Many thanks for your time, and I hope to hear from you in the near future.