This is with reference to your advertisement in today’s ____________ (Place Name) Times regarding requirement of a travelling salesman in your organisation. I take this opportunity to place before you the following particulars regarding my qualifications, experience, etc.
During the last ____________ years I have travelled extensively throughout ____________ (Place Name) as the chief representative of ____________ (Company Name), ____________ (Address). In this period I happened to come across with all types of dealers from the smallest to the biggest. I used to draw a salary of ____________ (Amount) per month with first class fare and stay in a three star hotel. Besides, I used to get actual conveyance and a commission of ____________% on net sales. However, due to unforeseen problems arising out of the sudden illness of my mother, I could not remain in service nearly for ____________ months. During my absence my employers appointed another person and hence could not accommodate me.
They were, however, much pleased with my work as you can see from the enclosed certificate.
I shall be obliged if you grant me an opportunity to appear for the interview.