If you have seen a role for an IT Sales person that you are interested in applying for, then you should have some experience of both IT and also preferably combined with sales and be looking for a fast paced and high targeted role in sales. You may have previously done some internal sales, or field sales roles and be able to sell new IT equipment, systems and software depending on what the company sells.
Any employer looking for an IT Sales person will be looking for the ideal person to be confident and enthusiastic about the product or service that they are trying to sell and be keen to work to targets and be successful.
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If you are looking for an example cover letter to send with your CV, please see the below letter that you can use as a guide.
IT Sales Cover Letter Example
Application for the role of IT Sales
I have recently seen your advert for the role of IT Sales which I have seen advertised in (where) and (when) and I would like to submit my CV in application for this role.
My background is within IT providing IT support and general IT advice within a company. I have also had some previous experience in Sales from a store point of view but am now looking to combine both of these skills and very keen to work in IT Sales.
I am very interested in working in a Field based role and believe that I have excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of IT and feel that I would make an excellent sales person.
I enjoy working to targets and I have a competitive nature which makes me want to be successful for myself and my employer. I have a full clean driving licence and a good working knowledge the general areas as mentioned on your job advert.
Please find enclosed my CV for your consideration, should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In the meantime I would like to thank you for taking the time to read my application and I look forward to hearing from you.
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