A secretary cover letter can be a sure way to a new job if written with clarity and conviction. The sample below displays this job seeker's ability to focus on the tasks involved and to carry them out. They include making appointments, filing, using the computer to create business letters, reports, and charts and graphs, if necessary. It's important to mention these tasks and traits in all secretary cover letters.
Mary Ann Florien
45 Gaines Road
Cityville, USA 56734
March 9, 2006
Mr. Taylor Schmidt
Jones and Harder Printing Company
51 Hilbert Drive
Cityville, USA 99999
Dear Mr. Schmidt:
My three children are now in school and I'm ready to return to the workforce. My previous experience as a secretary included working for two different professionals, a dentist and a sign maker. Both were very interesting. I learned a lot and I took pride in being able to handle whatever came my way, including the tasks that all secretaries are familiar with: writing letters, making reports, tracking and filing information as it flows into the office, using a computer, fax machine, and copier with efficiency.
The purpose of this cover letter is to introduce myself and to tell you a bit about my experience as well as to apply for the opening in your company listed on JobBankUSA.com for a secretary to the vice president, Mr. Alan Sparks. I also promise to work as a team with other secretaries within the company.
If you wish to meet me in person to discuss my ability to do this job, please phone me at 695-888-8756 and I'll arrange to come to your office at your convenience any weekday afternoon. Thank you for considering me for the job. I promise to deliver outstanding service.