Whether you are applying for your dream job, making the next big career move or just applying for a fresh job just out of college, a job application letter will be your first communication and the first step in impressing your recruiter. A typical job application will have three main parts – your job application letter, your resume or a CV and a short cover letter describing your profile and suitability for the position.
A professional job application letter is basically a persuasive letter which should convince the interviewer to give you an interview. So it should also contain a very brief description about your qualification or experience which will make you a good candidate for the role.
Following is a sample application letter for a job of an administrative assistant, you can you this as a template to fill in details relevant to your purpose.
MLL Engineering Corporation
44-06 48th Ave
Queens, NY 11377
26 September, 2015
26 September, 2015
Subject: Application Letter for administrative assistant
Dear Mr. Donald,
I am writing to apply for the Administrative Assistant position advertised in The New York Times dated 10th December, 2015. As requested, I am enclosing a job application, my certification, my resume, and three references. The opportunity presented is very interesting, and I believe that my experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position.
I have been working as Administrative Assistant at Drake and Luby’s Incorporation for three years. I support three engineers plus the head of the department. I'm an expert level Excel and MS Project user. I prepare project plans, status reports, identify areas that are behind schedule. I also assist as necessary with scanning engineering drawings, the filing and proper coding of originals.
Thank you for your consideration.
Job applications are tricky so you should give a considerable time to write a good one. Also check out the Top 10 Must Haves on your Resume and Cover Letter.
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