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Template 1

Dear (Name),

I am writing in regards to the opening position of (name of position). I was excited to see this (position name) open at (company name). I feel that both my skills and experience would prove to be extremely beneficial for your company.

As my resume indicates, I have (x amount) of years in this industry. I have experience in (give 2 or 3 examples of experience). I am a take charge person who takes initiative to get jobs done. I feel comfortable working with co-workers as well as independently. I take pride in my communication skills.

In doing some research on (job title) I have concluded that the position needs to have an individual with the following traits, (Name traits of the job ). A few of my accomplishments in those areas are; (name accomplishments).

I would enjoy the opportunity to discuss my qualifications with you in greater detail. I know that I have a lot to offer your company.

I can be reached at (111) 222-3333. I will contact you in the next few days to discuss a time we could arrange a meeting. I look forward to talking with you.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number


Template 2

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

I came across your position as (Executive Assistant) on (where you found the job listing). I felt that my job skills and qualifications were on par with the job description. I have enclosed my resume to show you my qualifications and experience.

Over the past (however many years in the industry) I have maintained the highest performance standards while growing my knowledge base. As (previous position) I have learned (name a couple of things you learned).

With excellent organizational and communication skills I know that I can tackle anything the position of Executive Assistant might bring upon me. I can work in both a team orientated and self executed environments.

I would welcome an opportunity to meet with you and discuss my qualifications for the job. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number

Template 3

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

I have been waiting for an opportunity like this to come up. Please take into consideration my application for ( Name of position). This opportunity is one that matches my qualifications. Your company would greatly benefit from my problem solving skills and my ability to be a leader.

Some of my qualifications are (list your qualifications).

For the last (amount of time) I worked as (describe job position). What I most enjoyed about my job is/was (list of job enjoyments).

I would sincerely appreciate an opportunity to speak with you to discuss my qualifications. You can reach me at (999)999-9999. I look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number

Template 4

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

It is with great interest that I am applying for the position of (position name) at (company name). I feel that your company would offer me a great opportunity to expand my career and experience.

I have experience with supporting executives at different levels. I have experience with administrative tasks such as; answering phone calls, updating databases, planning travel, managing calendars, and helping reduce travel expenses (or list your own experiences).

Over the past (amount of years), I have seen many examples of great leadership. As a result I have learned how to take charge of various tasks, making organization a priority.

I sincerely hope to hear from you so that we may discuss my qualifications in greater depth. You can reach me at (111)111-1111. Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number

Template 5

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

Over the past (number of years) I have managed the front and back desk at a very faced paced business. I feel that my experience would be beneficial for your company and I would like to have an opportunity to join your team.

As a hard working, multi-tasked person I feel that I would quickly fit into your work world. Some of the other qualities that I possess are listed below.

I know that it would be beneficial for us to meet and discuss my other qualifications and experience. I would appreciate the opportunity to grow with you and your company. My contact information is listed below. I look forward to communicating with you soon.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number

Template 6

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

I would be grateful if you would accept my application for employment as (position name) at (company name).

I have enclosed my resume and this letter to give you detailed information about my education, and experience.

I have worked for (company name) for (number of years worked there). While there I have gained knowledge that would help me to support any level of management and executives. I have great communication skills as well as organizational management. I am very detail oriented and have a great work ethic.

I would be thrilled to have a phone or in person meeting with you. Below you will find my contact information. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number

Template 7

Dear (Name of Hiring Manager),

I am writing in response to your advertisement for a store manager at (Retail store name). I would like to have the opportunity to work for you as a ( EX :Product store manager).

I have (number of years experience) in the retail business. I have had the following responsibilities at my previous jobs.

I have extensive knowledge in retail sales, marketing strategies, store operations, and store policies. I am a team worker and have a great work ethic. I have enclosed my resume to show my detailed experiences. I look forward to talking with you soon.

Sincerely,
Your Name here

Contact Email
Contact Phone number