The number of administrative job openings is increasing everyday as companies are becoming dependant on technology and need administrative staff to operate office operations. Due to departmental restructuring the job objectives of administrative clerk is not limited to usual clerical jobs but they are also responsible for decision making and have managerial responsibilities. To apply for the post of administrative clerk in any company, you must send a smartly written cover letter and resume. Your letter should be divided into three sections. The introduction, should clearly state the job profile you are applying for. In the body of the letter, explain your suitability for the job and why you choose to work for the particular company. End the letter on a positive note and request for an interview call.
Administrative Clerk Cover Letter
Robert P. Lightner,
1523 Park Avenue,
Sacramento, CA 95817,
Date: August 12, 2008.
Mr. Brian M. Parker,
Alpha Corporate Company,
3203 Clifford Street,
San Jose, CA 95113.
Dear Mr. Parker,
I learned about the job opening in Alpha Corporate Company for the post of administrative clerk through employment section of xyz newspaper. I have completed my high school diploma from University of California. I was excited to learn that Alpha Corporate Company is recruiting entry level candidates for administrative jobs.
During my diploma studies at University of California, I volunteered to help the staff in the administrator section. I have experience of maintaining large database of students. I helped the administrative staff to coordinate with the students during college competitions and events. Due to exposure to administrative work during my high school studies, I have learned database management using software like Ms Access and Oracle. I am proficient in using various computers and can generate various administrative reports. I feel that I fulfill all the prerequisites for this job profile.
Thank you for considering me for the administrative clerk job profile and spending time to go through this cover letter. I have enclosed my resume along with this letter. Please go through my resume as it will provide additional details about my academic achievements and professional experience. I would be earnestly waiting for your reply. Thank you for the time and consideration.
Robert P. Lightner.
Sample Cover Letter for Administrative Clerk
Martin C. Johnson,
1418 Bates Brothers Road,
Westerville, OH 43081,
Date: August 17, 2008.
Mr. Donald R. Vince,
Influx Corporate House,
3948 Hillcrest Drive,
Westerville, OH 43081.
Dear Mr. Vince,
I am Martin C. Johnson, currently working with William Corporation Limited as administrative clerk since past 1 year. Mr. Peter Samuel, your business associate told me about the job opening for the post of Influx Corporate House at Influx Corporate House.
During my tenure at William Corporation Limited, I was responsible for taking information, storing it and retrieving and distributing it to the client and staff of the company. Considering my excellent performance at work the employer awarded me best administrative team member award. I am looking for a job change as my current company deals with local clients. I want to move ahead in my career and work for a company with international clients. Even though I do not have work experience in dealing with such clients, I am ready to undergo training and give my best.
Thank you for taking time for your busy schedule to consider my application for this job. Please go through the attaches resume that will provide further details about my work experience and expertise. Thank you for your time and consideration. I would like to request you for an interview, so that I can clarify your doubts and explain my suitability for the job. I will be eagerly waiting for your reply.
Martin C. Johnson
The samples provided above can be used as guideline to draft effective cover letter to apply for administrative clerk job opening.