Free cover letter samples

Posted by Manjusha Filed in Business English

While applying for a job a cover letter should be sent with your resume. Avoid using generic cover letters. Instead write one specific to the position you are applying for. Here are some free cover letter samples.

Free cover letter sample 1

Dear Sir or Madam

I am responding to your advertisement in the Times of India inviting applications for a position in chemical engineering. I am currently a chemist for Alchemy Corporation. Although I enjoy my work there, I have been looking for a more responsible position and that is the reason I decided to apply for this job.

I am quite keen on participating in your research program on polymers and I believe that I have got the necessary qualifications. My interest in polymers began during my university years. I hold post graduate degree in polymer chemistry and have years of experience in researching applications of polyethylene products.

I am enclosing my resume and look forward to an opportunity for a personal interview.



Cover letter sample 2

Dear Sir or Madam

I am writing to you in response to your advertisement requesting applications for the position of content writer for an ecommerce company. I hold bachelor‘s degrees in English and journalism and have years of experience in writing content for traditional as well as electronic media. In addition I have published two books on the challenges that ecommerce companies face.

I can write on any niche. The years that I spent in this field has prepared me for the challenge of writing for a variety of readers. Furthermore, I am proficient in the use of computer programs like HTML, Java and PHP.

Please see the attached resume for further details of my qualifications. I will be happy to provide references at your request. I can be reached at (phone number). I look forward to meeting you in person so that we can discuss my eligibility for this position.

Thanks for your time.



Free cover letter sample 3

Dear Sir or Madam

I am applying for the teaching position you advertised in the Washington Times. I hold post graduate degree in physics. As you will notice from my enclosed resume, I have years of experience in teaching higher secondary students. While doing MSc. In physics I was particularly interested in thermodynamics and did my thesis research in this area.

During my years of teaching, I have developed instructional materials for students preparing for engineering entrance examinations. What‘s more, I possess excellent leadership abilities and interpersonal skills that enable me to work either independently or with a team.

I am quite confident that my experience and qualifications will benefit your organization. I look forward to meeting you in person so that we can discuss my eligibility for this position.

Thanks for your time.



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