Sample Cover Letter: Project Manager for Airline

Here's a sample cover letter for a special type of job search: Anna wants to work for the same airline at the same airport she worked at six years ago. There's a new hiring manager now so she has to sell herself all over again, using her cover letter and resume (see Combination Resume Example:...more »

Sample Cover Letter for a Dental Student

Linda is a first-year dental student who is looking for a job as a dental hygienist at a dental clinic. Her cover letter is brief and to the point since the basics of her dental schooling are well known to the Human Resources Director who will be reading her resume and cover letter. So, instead...more »

Sample Cover Letter for Alternate Strategies Analyst

This cover letter sample to a recruiter for an Alternate Strategies Analyst goes with one of our resume examples: Chronological Resume Sample: Alternate Strategies Analyst. (This link will open a new window so you can easily toggle back and forth between the two examples.) By reading both the letter and resume, you'll get a sense...more »

Sample Cover Letter for Senior Sales Account Executive

This cover letter sample is so compelling, I can't imagine that the employer would not want to interview and hire this job seeker. Anja hits every bottom line and emotional button in the book, showing off her good sales skills in the process.

Cover Letter Sample for Distribution/Warehouse Associate

Here's a cover letter sample that uses one of my favorite techniques: the "call and response." It's hard to miss, but I'll point it out anyway. In the body of the letter, Ricardo (not his real name) has two groups of bullet point statements. The first is JOB REQUIREMENTS, which is the "call" from the...more »

Cover Letter for Nursery School Teacher

Here's a cover letter sample for a nursery school teacher who is fresh out of school. With her new childcare credential, Belinda is ready to get to work. Notice how she says that she's open to any role that the school's Human Resources director needs to fill. This hardcopy letter would also work well as...more »

Cover Letter for Contract Negotiator

In the following cover letter example, you'll see how Heather wrote a target message without knowing the manager's name. Instead of starting with "To whom it may concern" or "Dear Madam or Sir," Heather wrote "Dear Manager." In the first sentence, she grabs her reader's attention by talking about a hot-button issue he or she...more »

Cover Letter for Management Consultant

This cover letter sample shows the power of good research. Francis did some snooping around online and through her professional network to learn that Merk Howard Consulting is opening a branch in her hometown of Atlanta. She wants to be first in line for a job as a consultant at the firm, so she sends...more »

Cover Letter for Customer Service Rep

Here's a brief resume cover letter sample sent to a recruiter. Kenya is responding to a Help Wanted ad she found in the newspaper. The ad doesn't give the name of the employer, only a little information on the job opening for a customer service rep. Since Kenya doesn't know the name of the recruiter,...more »

Email Cover Letter for Multimedia Consultant

Here's a cover email to a nonprofit that serves hearing impaired clients. When Christine saw that the organization had posted a job opening for a multimedia consultant, it struck a chord. Christine is hearing impaired and has a strong technical background. She's skilled at on- and off-line media such as website design, webinars, PowerPoint presentations,...more »

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