If you are ready to apply for a Sales Associate role then ensure that you have the relevant skills that match to the job description. The role of a Sales Associate is one of a cashier type role so you will have to have experience in working on a till, dealing with products and customers.
If you would like help in writing a covering letter to go with your application then the following example may help you.
Cover Letter: Sales Associate
Re: Sales Associate role
I would like to apply for the Sales Associate role that I have seen advertised in (where) on (when).
I have worked in (where if relevant to this role) and have gained experience in (list what) and I am now looking for a change in environment and from what I have researched about your company I feel that it is a forward thinking successful business to work in.
I am very hardworking, dedicated and loyal. I like to keep my skills up to date and am happy to learn anything that is relevant to my role and to make me more efficient for the business I work for.
I am a team player and also able to work on my own initiative, I have excellent communication skills and a great can do attitude. I learn new products and systems fast and I am always happy to help others.
If you would be interested in my skills please find enclosed my up to date CV. Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
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