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Director of Marketing Cover Letter

The unique first paragraph grabs the reader’s attention. Bullets and boldfacing highlight what the applicant can do for the company. This letter stood above the rest; in the end she got the job.

Sample Director of Marketing Cover Letter

Stela Wilson
1234 Main Court • Santa Cruz • CA, 95060 • Cell: 257-777-8989

March 3, 2004

Mr. Jack Conrad
27 Happy colony, Dallas, Texas 75326
Tel. No: 123-649-88877

Re: Director of Marketing

Dear Mr. Conrad,

I love a challenge!

Whether leading the marketing and promotional initiatives for the Canadian arm of one of the world’s largest management consulting firms, spearheading the corporate development efforts of a $25 million fundraising campaign to fight polio, or coordinating high-profile executive luncheons and promotional events with the “who’s who” of Canadian business, I approach each challenge with the same “get it done” attitude.

It is exactly this determination-combined with exceptional skills in marketing, promotions, business development, and executive relationship management-that has enabled my successes to date, and that in turn I can offer to your firm. From what I have read in the industry journals of your plans to enter new technology and telecom markets, you need someone who can step in now and create a singular market presence-and with the IT-Com Conference coming to Augusta this September, it needs to be done quickly.

In short, as my attached resume attests, here’s what I can offer you:

  • Expertise in creating high corporate visibility and brand recognition-proven ability to create the appropriate marketing vehicle or event, secure widespread media attention, and stimulate excitement around a product or service

  • A creative mind for promotional opportunities and marketing campaigns-solid track record for conceiving and organizing high-profile executive luncheons, industry roundtables, and special events

  • Exceptional market research and analysis skills-critical for appropriate market segmentation and targeted marketing/promotional campaigns

  • Strong project management and leadership capabilities-organized, focused, and able to pull teams together around a common goal

Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience to arrange a personal meeting, and I would be glad to discuss why I’m the person for the job. I already have a number of ideas that should interest you.

I thank you for your consideration and look forward to speaking with you soon.


Stela Wilson

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