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I would like to apply for a role in the sales function on the Functional Trainee Programme advertised on your website. I am graduating in July with a BA (Hons) degree in French and German Studies from the University of Warwick and am currently predicted a 2:1. Being culturally open-minded and having such a passion for new experiences, I would love the opportunity to work within a large, international company like Pegasus and feel I have the skills, experience and personality necessary to be able to contribute in return.

I feel that my grasp of the German and French languages fits perfectly with the international nature of the company. As part of my degree I worked in Germany for nine months as an English Language Assistant, teaching students aged 16-23 years old. As part of my job I had to plan and deliver lessons in an interesting way to engage the students, and I also ran my own conversation class in which I encouraged discussion and debate on current issues.

In addition, I have experience within the retail industry where I have worked as a sales assistant in a high end women’s boot store from the age of sixteen. As a teenager, I was bored every weekend, so I took it upon myself to find a job. Despite my lack of experience, I was determined to succeed and ultimately I became one of the longest standing and highly respected members of staff: customers often commented that they remembered me, brought gifts as a symbol of thanks and I was once embraced by a customer who claimed I had changed her life! The company was very unique and innovative, balancing fashion and the latest trends with a great fit and a product that enhances people’s lives, much like Pegasus does. Such an environment really inspired me and I believe that at Pegasus the bar will be raised even higher, but I amcapable, ready and willing to step up. My passion and persistence fits well with…...

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