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Cover Letters for Banking Jobs

A cover letter is a short summary of your resume that highlights the essential parts of it in a positive manner. A cover letter acts as a catalyst in between the recruiter and job seeker. Basically, the cover letter is divided into 3 sections; the first is header or the introduction section that includes the objective of drafting the cover letter, the second is the main section or the information section that includes the professional and personal details of the job seekers and the last includes the salutation part, as we thank the recruiter for their consideration and valuable time in going through the cover letter and also try to show your eagerness in joining the organization, thereby compelling them to arrange an interview with them.

There are certain rules for drafting the cover letter i.e. the cover letter should be short and precise, it should contain correct and relevant information, it should have a professional outlook and there should be a particular sequence for drafting a cover letter. Let us now see some of the examples of cover letter that will give you a clear idea of how to draft a cover letter for a particular job and what are the things that need to be mentioned in the cover letter.

Sample Job Application Cover Letter for Entry Level

Duane M. Lovell,
2603 Water Street,
Moraga, CA 94556,
(925)-247 4837.

Date: October 12, 2011.

Mr. Joseph C. Rich,
HR Recruiter,
ABC Bank,
758 Bates Brothers Road,
Columbus, OH 43209.

Subject: Application for the post of Clerk in ABC Bank
Reference: Referred by Mr. John (Senior Manager in ABC Bank)

Dear Mr. Rich,

With the reference to Mr. John, who is a senior manager in ABC Bank, I am applying for the job of a clerk. I have just completed my graduation in Commerce with Statistics as the subsidiary paper from XYZ University. Currently I am pursuing Master's in Business Management (MBA) in Finance from ABC University. I have also undergone several projects i.e. some in-house projects and six months of internship from Royal Bank. The internship was a great experience and success, as I learned many things working under the seniors. I also learned how to handle the customer queries. I am very eager to join this organization to start my career with it. I also want to use my skills for the development of this bank, and want to be the part of its growth and success.

I have a strong educational background and good communicational skills. The rest of the details are contained in the resume attached with the cover letter. If you find me eligible for the post of clerk, please do call me up or rather drop a email at your convenience. I would be waiting for a positive reply from your side.


Duane M. Lovell,

1. Resume – myresume.doc
2. Internship certificate, International Bank – appletter.doc

Sample Cover Letters for Banking Jobs

Michael T. Smith,
4141 Pearcy Avenue,
New Berlin, WI 53151,
(262)-237 6079.

Date: October 12, 2011.

Mr. Demetrius C. Smiley,
HR Recruiter,
XYZ Bank,
4341 Southern Street,
Deerpark, NY 11729.

Subject: Application for the post of Clerk in XYZ Bank
Reference: Advertisement posted in employment newspaper dated October 10, 2011

Dear Mr. Smiley,

With the advertisement for the position of senior clerk posted in employment newspaper dated October 10, 2011, I am applying for the post of senior clerk in XYZ bank. I have a total experience of 6 years in this field and currently I am working in ABC Bank for the last 2 years, as senior clerk. The roles and responsibilities that I undertook includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing of the international customers, interacting with the customers, solving the customers query , opening of saving accounts, and various other things.

My professional experience and personal details is self explanatory. So if you find me eligible for this post, kindly call me up or send me an email, whichever is convenient for you. Thanks a lot for your consideration and precious time in going through the cover letter. Hope to meet you soon.


Michael T. Smith,


  • Resume.
  • Copy of certificates of graduation.
  • Copy of the relieving letter from the previous company.
  • Copy of the experience letter from the previous company.
  • Copy of the salary slip of last 3 months ( if required).

You can refer to these examples for drafting a cover letter for the post of clerk in any of the reputed bank. Best of Luck!

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