Can I see a cover letter example to send to an employer in response to a job posting?

Here’s a cover letter example for you to use as a guide for creating your cover letter.

When responding to a job posting, be sure to always include your cover letter along with your resume.

Your cover letter should be a single page.

Please note that your cover letter should include the job title of the position you are applying for, your phone and your email address for an employer to be able to reach out to you, and a top-level summary of your qualifications for the position you are applying to demonstrate that you are a good fit for the position.

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Employer Cover Letter Example

John Doe
1234 Main Street, Apt. A
Any City, CA 12345

July 7, 2011

Employer Name
Attn: (If to a specific person or department)
Employer Address
Employer City, State Zip Code

To Whom It May Concern:

Please consider me an applicant for the [Insert Job Title Here] position you recently posted on [Insert Location of Job Posting Here]. I believe I have the proper qualifications for the job.

I am an experienced pre-sales systems engineer with a track record of success in preparing and conducting software sales demonstrations. I am skilled in serving as the technical point of contact for major accounts, providing onsite technical support as well as assisting customers by telephone, and presenting to both technical audiences and C-level executives. In addition to my experience as a pre-sales system engineer, I have extensive knowledge of Enterprise Management, including servers, application, and databases performance.

I enjoy a challenge, whether it involves developing training materials, conducting product training, assisting with product testing and implementation, or training less experienced internal staff.

The skills I’ve gained are the ability to learn new software applications quickly and to a level of detail that allows me to serve in a troubleshooting or training role, the ability to adapt my communication style to fit the audience’s level of knowledge and areas of interest, and the ability to convey complex information in a manner that others can understand.

My resume is attached. It will provide you with further details regarding my background. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


John Doe



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