Example of a Cover Letter

A simple but effective example of cover letter for job application



John A. Smith
52 Caledonian Road, Manchester, M11 7RP
H:0161 123 4567 M:07587 123 456 Email:jasmith@internet.com



5 May 2010

Jane Jones
Capital Recruitment
11B Victoria Street
M3 7PL


Dear Ms Jones

Job reference 123456 – Training Manager


I am responding to your 5 May advertisement in The Manchester Evening News for a Training Manager.

Here is a summary of how my qualifications and experience match the requirements for the position:


Your Requirements My Qualifications/Experience
1. Experience of the full training cycle. 1. Five years training experience including preparing, delivering and evaluating training.
2. Proven track record within a sales or customer service environment. 2. Last two years within a call centre environment.
3. Educated to degree level. 3. BA History Hons.
4. Previous managerial experience and ability to develop training team. 4. One year’s experience in Training Manager role. Demonstrated excellent leadership skills and developed a team of three trainers.
5. Strong commercial focus. 5. Introduced proposals resulting in 20% reduction in training costs.



You will find more detail in the enclosed CV. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss the position in more detail. Please contact me to arrange an interview.


Yours sincerely

John A. Smith

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