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Sample Job Resume Cover Letters

Cover Letter for Administration Jobs

Cover letter is an important document that you need to send accompanying your resume. The number of candidates applying for administrative jobs is increasing every day. Hence, to stay a step ahead of the competition you should draft an effective, smartly written cover letter. We have provided some readymade samples for you that you can use for reference, when you are creating your cover letter. You should send a customized cover letter as per the job specification and your skill sets suitable for the job. Therefore, take some time out from your schedule to jolt down important points that you wish to include in the cover letter.

Explain the recruiter how you are the suitable candidate for the job. Explain your work experience details to the employer. Highlight those skills that are required for the job. The reason for sending a cover letter is to grab the employer's attention and direct them towards the resume. Let the employer know that you have attached you resume along with the letter. Communicating appropriate details through your cover letter helps to improve your chances of receiving an interview call.

Cover Letter Application for a Job

Jacob C. Gray,
3476 Norma Lane,
Monroe, LA 71201,

Date: May 14, 2005.

Mr. Richard J. Foster,
HR Manager,
Alpha Group of Industries,
4018 Midway Road,
Monroe, LA 71201.

Dear Mr. Foster,

      I would like to apply for the position of Administrative Assistant that was advertised in last Wednesday's edition of the Times Classified.

      I have read the job requirements mentioned in the job advertisement and I feel that I fulfill the criteria for this job. I am looking for a job change as my current company is shifting its base to New York. I am looking for a job change as I do not want to move to a new city. My tenure at Regional Software Systems has helped me to gain thorough knowledge about administrative job. I am an efficient, well-organized and positive individual and will give my best to complete the work assigned to me.

      Please go through resume enclosed along with this letter. It will provide you complete details about my professional experience and educational background. My contact number is 4152367894. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you in advance and look forward to meet you soon.


Jacob C. Gray.


Sample Application for Job

Nathaniel J. Tedder,
2422 Graystone Lakes,
Bartow, GA 30413,

Date: May 8, 2005.

Mr. Julian P. Dixon,
HR Manager,
Influx Private Limited,
564 Berkley Street,
Bartow, GA 30413.

Dear Mr. Dixon,

      I found out about the opening for the post of office manager in Influx Private Limited through advertisement in yesterdays Pennsylvania Times. I am elated to apply for the post of office manager in your company.

      During my tenure at Office Supplies Company as an office manager, I was responsible for coordinating all the administrative work and ensure the smooth running of the administrative help desk. Please go through my resume that is attached along with letter. It will provide additional information about my work experience and academic achievements.

      I would like to thank you for providing me a chance to apply for an administrative job in such as prestigious company. I would like to thank you for the time and consideration.


Nathaniel J. Tedder


The samples provided above can be used as guideline, when you are drafting a cover letter. Proof read the cover letter at least twice so that you get rid of all the errors in the letter. It is important to send a well-written, error-free cover letter for any administrative job you apply for.


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