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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Local News Paper

POSITION:

Assistant

Dear ______,

My name is _______. I have over 6 years of experience in sales for various industries, ranging from electronics to online software. I came across your job posting in the newspaper, and was immediately interested in the position. I believe that I could provide a valuable service for your company, and that my abilities would suit the role you need filled perfectly.

I believe this for several reasons. Over the course of my career, I have proven myself to be a dependable source of income for the companies I have worked for. I have a natural ability to convey trustworthiness, and also possess strong persuasive abilities. As a result, I consistently surpass the sales average among my co-workers. This has been true across a range of different companies, in different markets, with different customer bases.

My skill base and industry knowledge makes me a particularly strong candidate for this job role. Having researched your company, I can see that you’ll be targeting wealthier customers in the south-east of the United States. Not only have I previously worked within this industry segment, I myself am a native of that area, giving me keen insight into how people in this region tend to think.

I would love to have the opportunity to interview with your company, and explain my capabilities in more detail. I am certain that you are very busy, and would happily interview at your convenience. I can be reached at (xxx)-xxx-xxxx any time of normal working day, including weekends. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

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