Vice President Of Sales Cover Letter

Here’s a sample cover letter for an experienced sales/marketing professional, Marie, who is sending her resume to an IT firm. The job she seeks is Vice President of Sales. Marie is currently unemployed, a fact that she is hoping will play in her favor since the employer is in dire need of filling the VP … Read more

Event Coordinator Cover Letter

Gary knows the name of the manager but has never met her and, therefore, is not on a first-name basis. So, he uses the formal “Mrs. Spence” to address her. He starts his letter by dropping the name of a mutual associate, Charlotte Suarez. This is a great way to catch the reader’s eye and … Read more

Executive Marketing Cover Letter

Harry opens his letter by telling his reader that a mutual associate has told him about a challenge the company is facing. It’s a delicate issue, but Harry feels certain his reader wants an answer so he’ll want to keep reading. Also, by mentioning the mutual associate’s name, Harry establishes a connection and starts to … Read more

Cover Letter For TV Host

Sometimes you meet someone at a networking event or other social setting and he or she says, “Send me your resume.” That’s when you need a good follow-up cover letter to use as an email with your resume attached. In Paula’s case, she had a casual phone conversation with John, the Program Coordinator at an … Read more

Multimedia Consultant Email Cover Letter

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, … Read more

Construction Project Manager Cover Letter

Eric is the former co-owner of a construction firm that closed due to the slow economy. He’s now looking for a project manager position at another construction company — one of his former competitors. He sent his resume along with this cover letter via email. His email message was the same as the Word cover … Read 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. … Read more

Cover Letter For Environmental Scientist

A colleague told Franco about a job opening for an environmental scientist at a research center in California. Franco is very interested, even though it would mean relocating from France if he got the job offer. The colleague told Franco he could drop his name in the cover letter, so Franco decided to give it … Read more

Cover Letter For Employee Trainer

Mitchell is using the following cover letter (and resume) to follow up on a phone call he had with someone in his professional network, Carol Pilsner. Carol is the Director of Human Resources at a company Mitchell would like to work for. The good news is that Carol has a job opening and she wants … Read more