Sample Cover Letter (Professional)

XX Month Year

Dear Recruiting Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of ADD JOB TITLE, advertised recently on ADD WEBSITE.

For recent graduates:

I recently graduated from XXX University having completed my Bachelor/Master in ADD SUBJECT.

I am currently employed by ADD COMPANY, a position I have held since ADD DATE. Previously, I worked for X years’ at ADD COMPANY where I was responsible for ADD DETAIL.

My key skills that relate to this position are:

(Look closely at the Position Description and add relevant details)

  • I have a Bachelor/Master’s in ADD SUBJECT
  • I have excellent communication skills – both verbal and written – and find it easy to quickly build rapport with individuals at all levels within an organisation
  • I am proficient in Microsoft Office/ADD SOFTWARE/OTHER SKILLS
  • I have experience leading/managing a small team of X people
  • I am confident working working as part of a team or independently with little or no supervision
  • I am detail-focused and have proven time-management skills
  • I am competent in completing a wide-range of administrative tasks

I am known as a reliable and hardworking professional who has strong skills in ADD CATEGORY and a high level of knowledge about ADD DETAIL.

Please find attached a copy of my CV for your consideration. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss this opportunity further.

Yours sincerely,

Your Name

Your contact number