Cover Letter Example For a Product Manager Position (2021)

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Cover Letter Example Product Manager

[Scott Clark]
[Number, Street Name]
[Seattle, WA 52312]
[(00)-000-0000]
[Email Address]

[December 3, 2020]

[David Harris]
[Hiring Manager]
[Company name]
[Number, Street Name]
[Seattle, WA 37281]

Dear Mr. Harris,

I was pleased when hearing about your recent job posting for the Product Manager position on [LinkedIn] at [Company name]. As someone with 5+ years of experience with SaaS, I have both the technical know-how about [Product X] and product management skills. In this cover letter, I will highlight my qualifications and motivation that can add value to your product management team in Seattle, WA.

To shortly introduce myself, my name is [Scott Clark] and I have extensive knowledge (and interest) of digital market and industry trends. I wasn’t actively looking for a job switch, but I became interested after [Colleague name] referred me to your job posting. The open position drew my attention because I am an active user of [Product]. In addition, I was pleased to see that data is an integral and deeply embedded part of your decision-making processes.

My professional career in [Industry] has spanned a total of ten years, and much of the time has been spent setting up and tracking KPIs. In my current role as product manager at [Company name], I decreased user attrition by 47% by redesigning the customer account portal, and increased new user acquisition by 53% by streamlining the e-commerce listing creation process. My accomplishments have not gone unnoticed, in 2020 I received recognition for my efforts. According to my managers, I am being perceived as an excellent communicator with great technical expertise (see references).

It would be a pleasure to discuss [Company name]’s needs and discuss my potential contribution to product development. To arrange a meeting, please contact me at [123-4567-8910]. My references and CV are attached. Thank you for taking the time to review my cover letter. 

Kind regards,

Scott Clark