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A   Personal Qualities

B   Skills / activities

C   Useful phrases


communication skills
interpersonal skills
organisational ability
I was responsible for
... co-ordinating
... developing
... implementing
... initiating
... liaising
... monitoring
... negotiating
... organising
... reviewing
... setting up

I can work / perform well under pressure.
I am willing to take the initiative.
I have proven track record in ...
I have extensive knowledge in / of ...
I am able to delegate ...
I can work effectively in a team.
I am fluent in ...
I have a good knowledge of ...

Complete the letter using suitable words and phrases from the Useful language box. The letter in brackets indicates which column you should check to find the correct word or phrase. 


Dear Ms Walker,

I am writing to apply for the position of Managing Director which you advertised in the International Herald Tribune, dated 22 April.

I am currently employed as Marketing Director in a medium-sized company. However I am seeking a position which will offer a greater challenge and more responsibility.

In my last job, I was responsible for developing (1) (B) a sales strategy for the firm and for _____ (2) (B) the work of the advertising, sales and marketing personnel. I was also involved in ______ (3) (B) contracts with overseas agents and distributors, setting their sales targets and ________(4) (B) their performance. In the last six months, I have been engaged in ______(5)(B) franchising networks in Eastern Europe.

I have ________(6)(C) in the cosmetics industry, having worked for three companies dealing in health and beauty products. I think that I work well ________(7)(C) as I have organised several product launches when I had to meet tight deadlines. Although I never avoid responsibility, I am able to ____ (8)(C) authority when necessary.

As for my personal qualities, I am ____(9)(A) person, with many ideas for exciting new products which would interest your company. Most people say that I am very ____ (10)(A), with the ability to motivate staff and get results. I consider myself to be extremely ______(11)(A) because I always make the most of the resources available to me.

Since you are an international company, it may interest you to know that I am _____ (12)(C) in English and Spanish, and I have a working knowledge of Portuguese.

I would welcome the opportunity to meet you to discuss my application at greater length.

Yours sincerely

Gabrielle Gerard

(Ms) Gabrielle Gerard


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