Job cover letter template

June 10, 2011

A job cover letter introduces an applicant to his/her potential employer. It should be brief, stating why you are applying for the particular position. Highlight a few strong achievements including the value you will add to the company. All information provided must be related to the job applied for. Ensure your cover letter is free from errors. Include your present contacts.
Sample job cover letter template


Name of applicant
City, street, state,
Zip code
Name of recipient company
City, street, state
Zip code

Dear Mr./Ms.

Re: Recruitment of (job position reference number)
Following your advertisement placed in (medium of advertisement and date) I would like to submit my application for the aforementioned position. You will see from my resume that I am a focused and experienced (professional field) with proven track record of meeting my targets and maximizing profitability in my previous stations of work.

An opportunity to work with your reputable firm will enable me utilize my leadership skills to inspire your employees in realizing the company’s goals.

Further qualifications include holding a Masters degree in (academic field), certified (professional body) and (degree). I am also a member of the distinguished (professional body) and (community based organization) where I have been involved in numerous projects aimed at helping the underprivileged in the society.

I would welcome an opportunity to discuss my qualifications at interview. Enclosed are copies of my resume and professional certificates.




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