Summer Sales Associate Cover Letter Example

laptop on table
Aping Vision / STS / Photodisc / Getty Images

When applying for a seasonal sales associate position include any previous experience, along with your relevant skills, in your cover letter to emphasize your fit and interest in the position. While the position may be listed as seasonal, you never know what the role may develop into, so putting your best foot forward now can help set you up for success later.

Below is a sample cover letter for a seasonal sales associate position to use as a guide.

Also review a summer sales associate resume example.

Summer Sales Associate Cover Letter

Dear Ms. Paloma,

Please accept my enthusiastic application to the position of Seasonal Sales Associate at your clothing store, Bonita. My passion for customer service, organizational skills and attention to detail make me an ideal candidate for the position.

I believe that every customer deserves exceptional service.

As an administrative assistant, I continue to provide customer service, assisting students who have questions about classes and course registration. I love making people’s lives just a little bit easier with my thoughtful and thorough customer service. As a sales associate at Fashionista clothing store, I provided high quality service to every customer that walked through the doors. I answered fashion questions, provided information on our store’s credit card and assisted customers who wanted to return or exchange items.

You state in your advertisement that you want an employee with strong organizational skills. As secretary for my high school’s volunteer organization, I maintained a detailed, accurate record of our budget. While I was secretary, no funds were ever lost or unaccounted for, and we always had extra money at the end of the school year.

My responsibility and organizational skills ensured that we had a healthy budget.

I also have a strong attention to detail. For example, when I ran our volunteer organization’s annual fundraiser, I never let any details slip through the cracks.

My customer service, organization and attention to detail are qualities that would make me an excellent Seasonal Sales Associate.I assigned specific duties to each volunteer, and even created individualized hourly schedules so everyone knew their assignments on the day of the fundraiser. I know I can apply this detail to a job at Bonita, whether I am running the fitting room or helping a customer open a store account.

I have enclosed my resume, and will call in the next week to find a time for us to speak.

Thank you so much for your time and consideration.


Madeline Little
555 Maple Dr.
Hartford, CT 06105
phone: 860-555-0820

More Sample Cover Letters


Cover letter samples for a variety of career fields and employment levels, including an internship cover letter sample, entry-level, targeted and email cover letters.