Cover letter

From looking online I have found cover letters are job specific and for that reason will have prepare a new one, for each role that requires it.

As an example of what I could write if i was applying for a photography job I have prepared a basic template of things I may include and how I could word and structure it.



Elizabeth Chandler
100 Tweedle Hill Road
Higher Blackley

07716089410 / 01617950432 OR  (depending on role)

LINK to online portfolio/website (if appropriate)

(of prospective employer)

(DATE 00/00/00)

To whom it may concern / Dear Sir/Madam (OR name if known)

I wish to apply for advertised post (—————-) with your company.
Please find attached a copy of my current CV / completed application as requested (And examples of work – if appropriate)

I am applying for the above post as I feel my experiences and personal attributes would be an asset to your company.

Having studied the specification for this position, I am confident I am able to fulfil the role, whilst meeting all the essential and desirable criteria listed.

After looking into your company, I am excited at the potential opportunity to work and develop my career within your company.

(could outline relevant experience as applicable)

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I’m flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm. I’m keen to work for a company with a great reputation and high profile like [insert company name].

Thank you for taking the time to consider this application and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

I have excellent references which I would be delighted to provide upon request.

Yours sincerely,
Elizabeth Chandler.



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