Cover Letter Template

Here is a fill in the blank cover letter template from that should give you a leg up on the competition! The areas to be filled-in are in (bold font in the parenthesis).

We have actual samples of the cover letters we've written on our Cover Letter Samples page.



Your Name                                                                                                                       Date
City, State, Zip
Phone Number


First Name / Last Name
Title Of Contact
Name Of Company
City, State, Zip Code


Dear (Mr. or Ms.) Last Name:

I am writing in response to the advertisement that (Company Name) has posted regarding the position of (Name of Position).  I was pleased to see this posting appear for your company as I believe that my skills and experience would prove extremely beneficial to the (Company Name) team.


As my resume indicates, I have been involved in (Skill Group 1) and (Skill Group 2) serving in various positions for the past (Time Period) years.  I am experienced in (Skill Group 3 and another key skill that relates to this position you are applying for)


My background includes (Select one or two additional key skills from your resume that you feel would like your potential employer to know about based on the job description .)  I have been a (Description of one or two of your Key Qualities) most of my career.


In doing some research on (Company Name),  I can see that the a (Name of Position) will require experience in (Name of Skill and Name of Skill) A few of my accomplishments in those areas include (list two of your accomplishments at any of your jobs from your resume that relate to the skills you listed above) My communication skills have also allowed me to be effective in both working with customers and with other team members.


I would enjoy the opportunity to discuss my qualifications in more detail with you regarding this position.  I know I can offer (Company Name) a quick start with minimal training as well as (Time of Years Worked) worth of solid (Skill Group 1) experience and creative enthusiasm.


I can be reached at (Your Phone Number).  I will contact you in the next few days to see if we can arrange a favorable time to meet in person to discuss my qualifications in  more detail.


Best Regards,


(Your Personal Signature)


(Your Name Typed Out)





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