Sample Cover Letter

Joe Somebody
123 Main Street
Anywhere, IL  12345
(123) 456-7890

May 1, 2015

Mr. Alan West, Administrator
Pleasant Valley Community College
500001 South Pleasant Street
Anywhere, IL  12345

Dear Mr. West:

I am submitting my resume for the Admissions Clerk position.  I came across your job posting in the newspaper and was immediately interested in the position.  I believe that I could provide a valuable service for Pleasant Valley Community College and that my abilities would suit the role you need filled perfectly. 

I am a particularly strong candidate for this role because of my knowledge and experience in the industry.  With my abilities, I can perform core tasks of this job well.  I am an efficient, enthusiastic and honest person with good analyzing and organizational skills.  I am proficient in Microsoft Office as well as keyboarding.  Please refer to my attached resume for more details of my qualifications.

I would love the opportunity to interview with your company and explain my capabilities in more detail.  Thank you very much for your time and consideration.


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