Richard L. Ruffalo
New York, NY 10007
RE: “Strategist/Planner” position
Dear Mr. Ruffalo,
I am responding to your listing for the position of Media Strategist/Planner on the Yahoo!hotjobs Web site. I believe my background, education and life experience make me a good fit for this position. I am a creative thinker with the ability to stay current and keep foundational teamwork alive. My education at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has prepared me in current trends of the media production field. I possess a creative thought process that has served me well in class studies and group projects. My military career afforded me the opportunity to live abroad, and I am confident in my ability to relate in a global network.
Twenty years of military service taught me leadership and time management skills while giving me the opportunity to work with people dependent upon teamwork for mission accomplishment. I have excellent problem-solving and leadership skills and know the importance of teamwork. As a pharmacy technician in a military hospital/clinic environment my duties required attention to detail, the ability to work quickly and efficiently always ensuring patient safety. As an officer of the law for both military and civilian agencies, I had to assess situations quickly and make life and death decisions. My highly effective customer service and communication skills have benefited my career development. As a musician for 30 years I am experienced in