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Job-Seeker Sample Story-Based Cover Letter: #3
Dear [specific named individual]:
My leadership experience in multiple roles in financial project management and profitability maximization along with my ability to deliver high performance identify me as a powerful cross-functional contributor equipped to perform proficiently as a Project Director for [name of company].
More than 10 years of accomplishment in project management in a financial setting have provided me with a comprehensive expertise that assures my continuing career success. In me you will find someone who applies unusual dedication and self-motivation and offers the focus drive and leadership skills to excel seamlessly in a high-pressure fast-paced environment. The project results below represent just a small sampling of what I can achieve for your firm:
Project Challenge Action & Results Enhancements to External Communication to Clients Customer correspondence was inconsistent with established brand image and noncompliance risk existed. First to visualize and implement new use for established internal customer set-up system. Designed/implemented automated customer letter trigger to ensure consistent brand image and that important correspondence is sent to client while contributing to operational efficiency; became the standard for all departmental products. ACH Risk Initiative Risk initiative designed to automate funding of ACH files and broaden credit policies to enable more customer penetration while managing risk. First in market. Developed strategies to address gap in training and simplify a complicated process. Exceeded expectations and goals of project garnering executive leadership praise on implementation success. Market studies showed lead in positioning and also exposed larger customer segment to product traditionally targeted for large corporate clients. Banking Bundles Initiative to create new product that included offering of products not traditionally offered to small-business clients. First in market exposing 200+ sales force to new products. Simplified product offering and backroom set-up for seamless implementation; sales steadily increased growing by 10 percent monthly.
My former employers can attest to my ability to deploy highly intricate strategic initiatives with precision and clarity. I’m intelligent goal-oriented and can quickly synthesize the mission and nuances of your organization and make an immediate tangible contribution.
I am the complete package and I am confident in my ability to consistently exceed company goals and deliver the same kind of extraordinary results to [name of organization] that I have in my many projects. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the contribution I can make to your organization. I will contact you soon to arrange an interview. Should you wish to speak to me before then you can reach me using the contact information atop this letter. I thank you for considering me and look forward to meeting with you.
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