You have some retail experience already and have now decided you would like to be the Manager of a store. The role of a Store Manager comes with great responsibility for ensuring the premises are safe and secure to making sure sales are at the highest they can be through hard work, promotions and good quality customer service.
If you are ready for doing your application and have done your research into the company then below is an example cover letter which may help you.
Cover Letter: Store Manager
Re: Application for Store Manager
I have seen that you are recruiting for a Store Manager in the (where) and I would like to apply for this role.
I have worked in retail environment (doing what?) for (how long) and I feel that I would like to continue with my career and am ready for the role of a Store Manager.
In my current position I have a lot of Supervisory responsibilities which includes opening and locking up the store, balancing the till and ensuring the money is taken to the bank and deputising when the Manager is not in the store.
I have gained experience in putting on a sale, visual merchandising, promotions etc and feel that my customer service skills are second to none. I have (any achievements relating to sales?) and I have always had the respect of the other staff and dealt with any of their issues carefully and sensitively.
I am a very organised person with great enthusiasm towards my work. I like to be successful for the company I work for and this shines through in my day to day work.
Should you be interested in my skills please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you in due course.
Good luck with you job application.