Cover letter sample 2

Posted by Manjusha. Filed in Business English

A cover letter is one that is sent along with your CV when you are applying for a job. Here is a sample cover letter that you can use as an outline to draft your own cover letters.

Sample cover letter

Your Street Address
City, State, Zip Code
March 5, 2012


Name of the recipient
Company name
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code


Dear (Recipient Name):

I am writing in response to your advertisement for a (job title) published in the Washington Times on (date). After reading your job description, I am confident that I have the skills and experience necessary for this position.

I would bring to your company a broad range of skills, including:

I would really appreciate it if you give me an opportunity to further discuss this position with you. If you have additional questions or would like to schedule an interview, please contact me by phone at (phone number) or by e-mail at (email id). I have enclosed my resume for your review.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

I look forward to hearing from you.


(Handwritten signature)
(Your name)

Enclosure: CV

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