Generic Cover Letter

Career Letter

Dear …

RE: __(Name of Position)__

I am writing in response to the ad that you had in the __(Name of)__ newspaper dated __(date)__ for the position of __(name of position)__.

I believe that I would be an excellent candidate for this position based on my previous experience and my willingness to take on new challenges. Working __(length of time)__ in the __(name of)__ industry has given me a strong background in __(type of work)__. I am confident that I would be able to make a significant contribution to your organization.

Something I believe strongly in is professionalism and as a result, I have an excellent work ethic. One of the reasons that this position is so appealing to me is because of the exciting challenges it presents. I’m always up to a good challenge, willing to take any educational courses to help me do my job better.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to review my enclosed résumé. I look forward to meeting with you in person to discuss this opportunity that your company has available. Please feel free to contact me at __(phone #)__ during the day or at __(phone #)__ evenings.


Enclosure: Résumé