Sample Merchandise Clerk Cover Letter

A merchandise clerk cover letter is essential if you wish to land a job as a clerk handling customer concerns, complaints, orders, returns, etc. in a department, variety, or specialty store. All merchandise clerk cover letters should let the hiring managers know the applicants' experience and ability to work with customers.

Amanda Wickstrom
676 Stardust Lane
Any City, USA 23232

January 9, 2006

Mr. Leighton Manion,
Big-Mart Department Store
35 Lexington Avenue
Any Town, USA 78956

Dear Mr. Manion:

I am aware of your listing on JobBankUSA.com for a merchandise clerk for Big-Mart. I am writing this cover letter today to apply for that job. I can meet the hours you requested and I have experience in clothing sales and returns and customer service-which I acquired while working a Winslow's Sporting Goods for two years.

If you wish to set up an interview in order to find out if I am the one for the job, please contact me at 786-909-8976 and I will be happy to come to your office.

Thank you very much for considering me among the merchandise clerks who have applied for this job.


Amanda Wickstrom

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