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Accounts Sales Executive Cover Letter Example for Jobs
« on: February 20, 2014, 08:10:18 PM »

Writing a cover letter for the job role of an Accounts Sales Executive.

The route to getting into Accounts Sales is usually through general experience and knowledge within a particular industry and of managing accounts.

As Accounts sales you will be responsible for increasing the volume of sales/business with new and existing accounts.

You will need to gain good knowledge of your clients and the industries they work in and become an expert in these areas to be able to increase sales for these accounts. The bulk of your work will be business and client development building strong and effective relationships with them.

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As well as a sales background you will need to be very proactive and efficient in your work, you will need to be able to use every effort in your work to improve.

Typically you will receive a base salary for this role which could be between £18-20,000 per annum and with targets and potential earnings this could increase to £40,000+ per annum depending on how well you perform.

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Within this role you will be expected to:
  • Liaise with existing clients on a regular basis to build relationship and keep up to date on their requirements
  • Develop new accounts through referrals, cold calling etc
  • Look at ways of developing business through brainstorming meetings and recommendations
  • Liaise with other departments  as to key information and within the business
  • Working to set targets and beating them where ever possible
  • Passing on information to colleagues more relevant to their accounts
  • Introduce new sales people into the role and teach them the company information like a shadow role.
You will need to be an excellent sales person to do this role well and may come from a Telesales or even field sales background and now want to manage and sell accounts which allows you to develop relationships with clients better and longer term.

Accounts Sales Executive Cover Letter

Dear Recruitment Manger,

Please find enclosed my application form and CV for the post of Accounts Sales Executive as advertised in the (where you found vacancy). With a solid accounting background, I am certain that my qualifications and related experience would be of benefit to your company.

I have worked in my current position as an Accounts Sales Executive for five years, however, due to redundancy, I am seeking a new and exciting role within the industry.  I also possess a Degree in Marketing of which I achieved at the (University) to a 2:1 award classification.

My current role is based within an insurance firm, of which has given me extensive knowledge of the industry that I will bring with me to your organisation. I work very well under stress, having had tight deadlines to reach in my previous position. I have good time management skills as well. I am able to easily ascertain the customer’s needs in order to ensure that they get the results that they are looking for. I understand the importance of working together with the customer to closely attend to their needs and ensure that they are always happy.

I have excellent communication and negotiation skills. I also have good leadership skills having previously managed a small team of three people and relish the idea of doing something similar again.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I am available for interview at any time, and look forward to hearing from you shortly.

Kind regards

Applicant

Good luck.

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« Last Edit: March 08, 2014, 11:51:43 AM by Learnist Careers »

 

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