• Rebecca W
  • Retail Sales Assistant
  • Last/current workplace: Foodland IGA
  • 25 years old from Adelaide, SA


To whom it may concern: I am writing to you today in response to your company’s casual job advert for a Retail Assistant. I am looking to gain this position as I am looking for a change in career, as I am unable to progress within my company due to lack of available positions. It is my intention to join your company as I enjoy working in a fast paced, team focused environment, while still being autonomous and providing the best service I can offer. I have been working consistently for Valley View Foodland IGA, since 2009, where I started as I junior sales assistant. I have proven myself to be an honest, hardworking staff team member with reliability that is second to none as, I’ve never missed a shift and have been never late. In my last 7 years at Foodland I have made it my mission to be the hardest working employee with my kind hearted, welcoming nature renowned within the company. I have shown and developed a multitude of skills, including but not limited to; I have excellent communication skills in both verbal and written forms. My passion for writing small novels has help develop my memory and accuracy for attention to details, which has proven to be an invaluable skill with stock take and confirming cash transactions with customers. I have accurate data entry and documenting skills. My TAFE studies has assisted me develop and refine my data entry and documenting skills by making sure I have everything the project and the customer has requested within my design. However, I am willing to leave this for an opportunity within your company. I have advanced knowledge of copious amounts computer software packages including but not limited to; Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and Notepad C++. I quickly build a positive rapport within any team with my kind hearted, approachable, inclusive nature. I am additionally capable of being flexible in any task assigned as I have worked alongside managers, fruit and vegetable staff, deli staff and the floor boys. Furthermore I am willing and able to undergo any training that your company would like me to do. I am also able to work on a seven day rotating roster if required. I look forward to hearing from you and to become an integral part of your team. Sincerely, Rebecca heeler

Employment History

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    Foodland IGA

    • Jan 2009 - Current
    Skills acquired at Foodland; • Balancing Tills • EFTPOS Transactions • Cash transaction • Stock rotation • Complaint management • Risk assessment • Adherence to roster


  • Shop Assistant
  • Merchandising and visual merchandising
  • Point of Sale
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Customer Service

Education History

  • Modbury High School

    • Jan 2008 - Jan 2013
    Modbury High School Completed SACE Stage 2
  • TAFE SA current

    • From Jan 2014 - Current
    TAFE SA 2014-Current Certificate Diploma in Digital Media Technologies