When you draft a cover letter along with your resume, you will surely stand out from other job seekers. You should understand the requirement of the employer and then start writing your cover letter. In your cover letter, you should be able to convince the employer that you have the skills and knowledge he is looking for and can be a beneficial asset for his organization. Cover letters are short and should convey the purpose of forcing the recruiter to read your resume. These are the professional letters so you cannot change the format of these letters but the content within the letter should not be same for all the employers.
Career Profile for Photographer
Photography can be pursued as a hobby or as a profession. Photographers can work in organizations or they can work independently. Creativity and originality is very essential to be successful in this profession. To become a professional photographer one has to pursue a course in photography. These people get opportunity to work with fashion industry, television industry, news channels and with other successful photographers. Photographers should also have good technical knowledge of using proper camera and lens for photographs. They should also be able to edit and develop photographs. Technologies used in photography keep on changing so it is necessary that these people upgrade themselves regularly.
Photographer Cover Letter 1
268 Green Den Street
Texas – 27990
E-mail id.: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact number: 728-257-2890
Date: August 17, 2011
Human Resource Manager
Texas – 27990
Subject: Application for the position of photographer
Reference: Advertisement on graffitijobz.com
I am writing this letter with reference to the advertisement posted in graffitijobz.com looking for the position of photographer for your news channel. My accuracy and knowledge of photography will help your news channel in taking clear and unique pictures. This will surely add to the importance of the news.
I understand the quality of images required by the viewers to visualize the incident clearly and I am confident that I can meet their expectations. Through my experience of 4 years in photography I have gained desired level of perfection and confidence in working in all circumstances. I can tackle any emergency technical problems individually and would be able to work independently if necessary.
The resume enclosed with this letter will give you details about my background. You can use the contact details mentioned above to reach me.
- Salary slip from previous employer
- Sample photographs
Photographer Cover Letter 2
910 Western Blue Rd.
Texas – 29990
Phone number: 588-689-3565
E-mail id: email@example.com
Date: August 17, 2011
Current Affairs Newspaper
Texas – 82900
I am zealously interested in working with your newspaper as a photographer. I would like to know if you have any vacancies for this position. I have attached my resume with this letter for your review and I am aware of the working style of your organization which will help in making a positive contribution for the company.
I have experience of 5 long years in photography. I am skilled at taking high quality images or visuals of news stories and edit them to bring perfection. I am willing and devoted towards work and like to upgrade myself regularly with best technologies used for photography. I am always ready to experiment with the advanced methods and ready to accept challenges.
Looking forward to get positive reply from you. I will be comfortable to come for interview on weekends. You can call me on my personal number 588-689-3565 or mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can use any of the two photographer cover letter examples to write your letter. Once you write your letter proofread it.