For Assistant Editor Position
Assistant editor cover letters are written while applying for the post of an assistant editor. A good editor should have excellent process knowledge and the skill to check errors to increase the quality of the product. For example, a language editor must have an excellent command over the language and should be able to point all the errors in writing.
Given below are samples of assistant editor cover letter. Candidates can refer these letters before writing for the post of an assistant editor.
Cover Letter for Assistant Editor Position
James A. Holman,
965 Don Jackson Lane,
Lapeer, MI 48446,
Date: May 1, 2005.
Mr. Craig S. Mendoza,
ABC Media Ltd.,
388 Werninger Street,
Houston, TX 77032.
Dear Mr. Mendoza,
I am responding to your advertisement in The New York Times, listing an open assistant editor position at ABC Media Ltd. I believe that I meet the qualifications for this position and would like to submit my name for consideration.
If you check my resume that is attached herewith, I have written for several local publications as a freelance contributor (see enclosed writing samples) and I have editorial experience from the time I joined the editorial board of The Banner - a weekly college newspaper with a circulation of 5,000.
I am also familiar with the accounting industry, having worked part-time for a local CPA while I was in college. This background could prove useful in understanding the needs and the perspective of your professional audience, who rely on your publications for insight into the trends in the accounting industry.
Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to the prospect of speaking to you further about this position.
James A. Holman
1. Resume attached
2. Sample Articles
Assistant Editor Cover Letter
John L. Meunier,
2237 Charack Road,
Bloomington, IN 47408,
Date: September 15, 2011
Mr. Timothy F. Snyder,
1908 Limer Street,
Norcross, GA 30092.
Dear Mr. Snyder,
With reference to your advertisement dated September 13, 2011, in the Times Group as well as Mid-day Express, inviting applicants for the post of an Editor, I offer my application for the same. Attached is my resume for your perusal.
I have been working with Sans Software Pvt. Ltd., for the past 4 years. The company basically works in the lines of developing websites and creates attractive and original content for the sites. In my four years of tenure I have been exposed to a lot of responsibilities and had the privilege to work for different sites. With the kind of work and the content I developed for the websites, within a year I was moved to writing for a news site called, currentnews.com. You can always visit this website to check my writing skills and style.
I was further promoted to be a sub-editor for the same site. As a sub-editor, my responsibilities include, checking the content of the articles; grammatical errors and the flow of the articles. I also check for latest news and trends from networking sites to allocate work for the writers. I have a random review of the site on a regular basis to see if the article is uploaded on a timely fashion and also the pictures chosen for the article are appropriate and of good quality.
Working for Times Group would be an honour and I hope my experience in this field makes me eligible for the position. If you have any queries or if you think I am the right candidate to be shortlisted for this post, please feel free to call me on the above number at your convenience.
I thank you for your time and consideration and I hope to hear from you soon.
John L. Meunier.