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What is a Cover Letter Template

A cover letter template is a model document that you create and format to provide the basic structure for a job cover letter. All you have to do is simply edit the document template to include the information for any position you apply to.

Main Advantages of Using a Cover Letter Template

You get a sense of what information to include in your cover letter and how to arrange it. You also get a sense of what information you don't need to include.

Examples of a Cover Letter Template

Please note: you can change any of the following templates text as your need, all you have to do is to update it as your case.

Example #1: Cover Letter Template For a First Job

Note: It's very important that the cover letter for a first job is written stating your worth, your aspirations, skills and personal aptitudes.

To the HR department of the company (name):

I would like to integrate myself into the Finance Department of your company, since I'm trained and have the skills to develop different tasks, especially in the areas of finance and accounting.

I have recently finished my studies in Business Administration and Management at the University of Madrid. The methodology applied in the center, oriented towards action and results, has allowed me to develop a great capacity for resolution and acquire a global perspective of all areas of the company. Throughout my training, I've strengthened my spirit of teamwork, initiative and involvement in tasks, as well as my knowledge of languages, English and French, through intensive stays and courses in England and France.

I have also had the opportunity to develop my first work experiences through internships in different companies, the details of which you'll find in the attached resume.

I'm at your entire disposal to carry out an interview and the tests that you consider appropriate.

Thanking you for your attention, sincerely greets you

(Put your name)

Example #2: Cover Letter Template For a Posted Offer

Note: Even if you sign up for an offer, the cover letter is a resource that you should take advantage of to reinforce your motivation and show a willingness to fill the vacancy. In InfoJobs you'll have the opportunity to save up to five cover letters to send them to different companies when you consider it appropriate. It's evident that in this case, it will be necessary to adapt the letter to the requirements of the offer in which you are registering, relating your knowledge, skills and aptitudes with the requirements requested by the recruiter. It's a good way to let them know that you have the ideal profile to fill the position.

To the HR department of the company (name):

I have had the opportunity to see the offer published in InfoJobs in which they request a Marketing Manager for their organization.

I'm especially motivated to work in your company due to the prestige and reputation it has in the sector, and I'm qualified to fill the position they request, since my professional experience of 5 years is focused on the development of innovative loyalty programs and recruitment of new customers. I've a degree in Marketing and Communication from the University of Navarra, I've a high level of English and Italian and I've worked with different market research technologies, as required by the offer.

I would love to have a conversation with you at your best convenience to personally expand the information that I send you. For this you can easily reach me at the phone number (number) or by email to (address).

Waiting for your news, sincerely greets you,

(Put your name)

Example #3: Cover Letter Template For Self-Application

Note: If you feel especially motivated to work in a specific company and decide to send your application to the Human Resources department on personal initiative, you can also do so. In this case, attaching a cover letter is even more convenient, to contextualize your application and get the company to take you into account for future selection processes.

To the HR department of the company (name):

Although I've verified that at this time there is no open selection process for the physiotherapist profile, I would like to offer my candidacy, in order that they take it into account for future selection processes.

I'm especially motivated to work in a renowned and prestigious company like yours in the geriatrics sector and I'm also qualified to fill the vacant position of physiotherapist. I've more than three years of experience, in recent years I have worked in care centers for the elderly and have taken specific courses in Rehabilitation and geriatric physiotherapy: Assessment and therapeutic and preventive intervention at the Miguel de Cervantes European University, as well as the University Master's Degree in Physiotherapy of Aging Processes: Healthcare Strategies from the University of Valencia.

I would like you to take my candidacy into account for future selection processes because I would love to be part of your work team. I'll be happy to expand my professional profile if you require it, so that I'll be contactable by phone (number) or by email at (address).

Remains at your disposal and sincerely greets you,

(Put your name)

Example #4: Cover letter Template For Doing Professional Internships

Note: Interested in doing a professional internship in a company? If you have just graduated or are still a student and you are interested in doing an internship in an organization and you want to send them your resume, you should take advantage of this circumstance to write a good cover letter. This document will surely add to your application all the necessary value to be hired.

To the HR department of the company (name):

I'm a student of the Master of (degree / specialty) that I'll finish in September of this year and also, I'm a graduate in (degree / specialty). I've decided to send you my resume because I'm interested in doing professional internships in your company. Although I've verified that at this time they don't have an open selection process adapted to my vacancy, I consider that working in your company would be a great opportunity for the development of my professional career.

During my time as a student, I've had the opportunity to expand my knowledge and the Master has offered me the opportunity to deepen in different areas, which I consider of special value to be able to work in your company. In addition, I speak English fluently and have a B2 + level, having made two stays at Oxford.

I believe that the internships in your company could be very beneficial for my personal and professional development and specialization. Furthermore, I believe that I could bring them passion and enthusiasm for a job well done, responsibility, skills and knowledge.

I would like to be able to expand my profile as a candidate in a personal interview. For this reason, I'll be available by phone (number) or by email at (address).

Remains at your disposal and sincerely greets you,

(Put your name)

Example #5: Cover Letter Template After Being Off Work For a While

Note: If you want to apply for a new job, but you have been out of work for a while, you can let the recruiter know through the cover letter. In fact, the letter can be of great help to clarify that stage of your life in which you didn't carry out any professional activity. You may take the opportunity to take a year off, to train yourself more, to take a trip, volunteer, etc. Far from being an inconvenience, the true motivation behind that circumstance may be fundamental to explain who you are and what they are your values ​​beyond your resume.

To the HR department of the company (name):

I'm a registered nurse and I'm submitting my application for the advertised position of nursing supervisor for your facility. I've been trained and specialized at the University of Barcelona, ​​in addition to working for five years of my professional career at the Hospital Clínico de Barcelona.

However, during two years that I've not practiced as a nurse, I've been expanding my knowledge in the city of London. Thus, I've completed a Master in Public Health at the University of Liverpool and carried out internships in different centers in the country.

I believe that my experience in the UK and my passion for the profession in which I've been trained can be of enormous value to your company. So, I remain at your entire disposal for the position, waiting to expand my profile in a personal interview. I'll be contactable by phone (number) or by email to (address).

Remains at your disposal and sincerely greets you,

(Put your name)

Example #6: Cover Letter Template to Apply For an Executive Position

Note: The cover letter to apply for a managerial position is as important (or more) than the curriculum itself. Because in it you'll have the opportunity to define your profile quite accurately. This means that if the first few sentences fail to hook the HR team, the resume is likely to be discarded. As you can see, far from being a simple addition, the cover letter is perfectly complementary to the resume. Make sure you address the right person, as well as the requirements for the position. Take a look at this example for inspiration!

Dear Dear Mr./a (name), CEO of the company (name):

In relation to the vacancy of Director of Communication of (company name), I want to tell you about my career, capabilities, skills and values, which I'm convinced fit the needs of the company, especially at this time of taking on new business challenges.

With more than ten years of experience as an executive in companies in the sector, I believe that my profile is exactly what they are looking for.

In addition to my training and ample experience as a journalist, I've completed the Master in Communication and Advertising Management from (name of school). But without a doubt, the most valuable thing about my candidacy is the passion I put into everything I do, the taste for a job well done, the ability to obtain good results with all the teams I've worked with during all these years and for make my team grow both personally and professionally.

Without further ado, I hope you'll take my candidacy into consideration and we can arrange a personal interview. I'll be contactable by phone (number) or by email to (address).

Remains at your disposal and sincerely greets you,

(Put your name)

Example #7: Cover Letter Template After the Job Interview

Note: It's also called a thank you letter and you can use it, if you consider it appropriate, to send after you have completed a job interview. Some recruiters don't recommend it, but it may be successful in certain cases. It's important, in these cases, that the letter is addressed to the person with whom you interviewed. You can take advantage of some moment or information of the interview so that the selector sees that you are really interested in the vacancy.

Dear Sir / Madam (name):

After having formalized the first interview of the selection process for the vacancy of head of systems technicians in your company, I wanted to thank you for your time and dedication, as well as reiterate my interest in the position.

What I liked the most about being able to apply for this job vacancy was the possibility of assuming the responsibility of managing a technical team and doing it with a good number of projects and challenges ahead.

As I indicated in the interview, I remain at your entire disposal and awaiting your news. Yours sincerely.

(Put your name)

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