Susie M. Smith
237 East 40th Street
Ogden, UT, 84408
Mr. Robert L. Gamrath
Executive Vice President
Amoco Oil Corporation
268 Lakeshore Drive
Chicago IL 60901
Dear Mr. Gamrath:
I was delighted to see your recruitment notice in the Career Services
Center at Weber State University. Your description of the director of Marketing
position fascinated me because I saw in it a reflection of my education background,
experience and goals. I believe that I would be an asset to your company.
I will complete my baccalaureate degree requirements with a major in
technical sales this December 2001. My education has provided me with solid academic
grounding in marketing. I have also developed excellent verbal and written
communication skills and can program in COBOL, Ada, and regularly use Lotus 1-2-3.
As part of my degree requirements, I participated in a three month sales internship at the
Equitable. During my internship I completed a comprehensive target market research
project by profiling potential industrial and professional markets. To do so, I
interviewed industry leaders and researched economic reports.
To finance 100 percent of my educational expenses, I also work part time
in regional sales for Walter Cribbin specialty Advertising Products. I have
increased sales more than 75 percent and netted over one million dollars in profits over
three years. I have successfully researched the commodity market, have been
responsible for major budget projections, and several times have been commended for
innovative ideas and follow-through in designing distribution objectives.
Enclosed is my resume for your review. I am interested in learning
more about this position and meeting with you for a personal interview. I will call
your office next week to find out when you expect to be setting up interviews. If
you have questions regarding my credentials, please call me at (801) 626-1234 after 5:00
p.m. Mountain Standard Time.
I thank you for your consideration and look forward to meeting with you
Susie M. Smith