Cover letter template

 (My Address)_________





(Company Address)






Dear Sir / Madam,

I am writing in response to your recent advertisement on the (State the place where you saw the add) for the position of (Job title). I am very interested in this position because (Mention your passion for this type of work, why have you picked this position over any other / what did you really enjoy about similar roles).

I have worked as a (Job title) with (Name of Company). During my time working as a ( Job title) with (Name of Company)  My main duties included (List relevant duties and relevant hard and soft skills developed).

I have studied (State a relevant course that you have studied) with (State the college)While studying ( Course title) my subjects included (List the subjects).

I am very interested in working with (Name the company)(Give reasons why). I am (List your skills e.g fluent in English / Excellent communication skills). (List your personality traits e.g friendly/hardworking).

Please find enclosed a copy of my C.V. I am available for interview at any time that is most convenient for you. I look forward to discussing this position with you further.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully



Name Printed

Breda Hegarty – Career Counsellor

If you would like to work on making your cover letter more impressive, contact Breda today!

Breda Hegarty is a fully qualified career guidance counsellor based in Dublin. Breda has been providing expert career counselling and guidance for 15 years, supporting adults to choose the right career and identify their skills. Her expertise is in the area of successful CV and cover letter writing, career planning and interview preparation.


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