If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
As a visual merchandising enthusiast, I couldn't help but be drawn to the Visual Merchandising Manager position at Nordstrom. The company's dedication to curating beautiful and functional retail spaces, such as the one I encountered during a trip to the Nordstrom Seattle Flagship store, piqued my interest and made me realize that this is where I could put my passion for innovative display designs into action.
Having grown up watching my family run a small clothing boutique, I developed a passion for visual merchandising at a young age. I knew I wanted to work for a company that shares the same values and emphasis on creating visually inspiring retail spaces, which is why I'm excited about the Visual Merchandising Manager position at Target.
I was thrilled to discover the Visual Merchandising Manager position at H&M, a company that's known for its strong commitment to sustainable fashion. I believe that my skills in crafting impactful visual displays and my passion for eco-conscious retail practices make me the ideal candidate to contribute to H&M's ongoing mission of making fashion more sustainable and accessible to everyone.
I recently attended a Zara store opening and was fascinated by the intricate visual merchandising that contributed to the store's inviting atmosphere. As someone with a strong background in visual merchandising, I was inspired by the creativity displayed at the event, which led me to apply for the Visual Merchandising Manager position at Zara.
While exploring the Visual Merchandising Manager opportunity at IKEA, I was impressed by the company's dedication to creating functional, affordable, and visually appealing living spaces. Having spent the last five years working in visual merchandising, I'm eager to join a company that complements my passion for designing inspiring environments while also prioritizing sustainability and affordability.