SAMPLE COVERING LETTER



Writing a covering letter is no simple task. Below you will find the most appropriate things to include in a covering letter.
Pay attention to the layout of the letter as well. Then write your own covering letter.

My name (first name and last name)                                                                               date                                                                                                                

My street address

Postcode and city

 

(Ms) (Mr) contact person

Company name

Street address

Postcode and city

 

Your job opening for … (here I specify the job I am applying for)

or: Unsolicited application for….                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                    (2 blank lines)

 

Dear Ms/Dear Mr … (here I fill in the last name of the person to whom I am writing)

                                                                                                                                     (1 blank line)

1. Introduction: the reason I am writing you:

    - Where did I find the job offer?

    - For which job am I applying?

                                                                                                                                      (1 blank line)

2. Middle: I write why I feel that I am the right candidate for the job – briefly and to the point:

   - Why am I applying for the job?

   - A few of my qualities and skills that closely match the job description.

     (tip: you can use your CV for inspiration)

                                                                                                                                       (1 blank line)

3. Conclusion:

   - I would like to close by requesting an interview so that I might personally introduce myself.

                                                                                                                                       (1 blank line)

The close (example: Yours faithfully)

                                                                                                                            (about 5 blank lines)

(Signature)

 

 

 

My name (first name and last name)

                                                                                                                                    (2 blank lines)

 

Enclosure: CV