Sample Oil Trader Cover Letter

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Carla Jackson
1560 Reppert Coal Road
Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
(111)-431-4977
[email]

Jan 23, 2013

Ms. Jeannine Thomas
Shell Oil Company
3000 Jefferson Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

Dear Ms. Thomas,

I am very excited about the Oil Trader job becoming available with Shell Oil Company and I hope that you will consider me a worthy candidate for this position.

I have a bachelor’s degree in business and I am finishing an internship where I learned valuable information about this job. While I do plan to earn my master’s degree over the next few years, I have the education and skills to fill this entry-level position now. I have the knowledge and training needed to conduct trades by phone or electronically and I am certain that I can be a great asset to your company.

I have outstanding computer and research skills with the ability to track the market to keep up with all movement within the industry. Keeping an eye on the world markets and financial news is vital in this business. I have the skills to collect relevant data and to stay updated on everything that goes on within this industry.

I have a great eye for detail, which is very important because I can notice even the smallest movement that can make a big difference in the decision-making process. I know when a good deal comes along and I have the ability to make fast decisions on when to buy and when to hold off for awhile.

I have the ability to stay calm and focused at all times, even when things become stressful and I also possess excellent time management and organizational skills. The attached resume contains a complete look at my skills, training and educational background.

Please call (111)-431-4977 to arrange an interview.

Respectfully,

Carla Jackson

Carla Jackson

Resume Attached as MS Word Document

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