Sample Cover Letter for a Financial Editor

This sample cover letter is for Roger, a Financial Editor who is looking for a contractual job for a financial news publication. He is responding via email to a job posting. We also have Roger's matching resume: Chronological Resume Example: Financial Editor. (This link will open in a new window so you can toggle back...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 »

Email Cover Letter for Docent

Bruce wants to work at the Exploratorium as a docent. He sends this email cover letter to entice the reader to download his attached resume. A big part of why this email cover letter works is that in just a few short lines, Bruce reveals his humor and personality, which are key to being a...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 »

Email Cover Letter for Website Designer

Kristen saw a job on Craigslist that she wants to apply for. The job is for a website designer, which is right up her alley. And the company is small, which is also the kind of friendly environment Kristen wants to work in. She sent a somewhat casual email cover letter with her resume attached....more »

Follow-Up Email Cover Letter for IT Position

Often a job application for an IT or other technical job doesn't require a formal cover letter. A brief cover email may be all you need to introduce your attached resume. In fact, many technical job postings say "Send resume" without mentioning a cover letter. This implies that an attached cover letter is not needed....more »

Email Cover Letter for Office Manager

Here's a cover letter email and matching resume sample that Laura wrote to find an office management job in the holistic health and beauty field. Notice how Laura uses some good writing techniques and email formatting to highlight her office management strengths and her passion for holistic health. Be sure to also take a look...more »

Email Cover Letter for Employee Training

This is Mitchell's second email cover letter in this collection. For each of his emails he attached his resume for employee training. Take a look at both of Mitchell's cover letters to see how he took a slightly different approach with each one. (See Cover Letter for Employee Trainer, along with my notes on it.)...more »

Email Cover Letter for Medical Sales Associate

The following email cover letter is a brief intro to Sarah's attached resume (see Resume Example: Medical / Pharmaceutical Sales) and cover letter. Sarah knows her email cover has to be good, and it needs to be concise. Recruiters are busy people. So she makes her email quick to read by inserting dash points that...more »

Cover Letter for Insurance Claims Consultant

This is a concise follow-up email to a phone call Cyndy had with Mr. Percy, a hiring manager at an insurance agency where Cyndy would like to work. She sent it off early the next morning to remind Mr. Percy of what they had spoken about, as well as to send her resume, which he...more »