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Sample Targeted Cover Letter for a Resume

Example of a Cover Letter Matched to a Job Description

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Sample Targeted Cover Letter for a Resume

Targeted Cover Letter Example

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This cover letter takes the position requirements and matches the applicant's skills to those requirements. This way, the resume reviewer can see the candidate's relevant qualifications at a glance.

Also review how to write a targeted resume, a sample targeted resume, and more cover letter samples.

Sample Targeted Cover Letter

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email

Date

Name
Title
Organization
Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name:

I am interested in the Coordinator position advertised on XYZ. My resume is enclosed for your review. Given my related experience and excellent capabilities I would appreciate your consideration for this job opening. My skills are an ideal match for this position.

Your Requirements:

  • Responsible for evening operations in Student Center and other facilities, including managing registration, solving customer problems, dealing with risk management and emergencies, enforcement of department policies.
  • Assists with hiring, training, and management of staff. Coordinate statistics and inventory.
  • Experience in the supervision of student staff and strong interpersonal skills are also preferred.
  • Valid Minnesota driver's license with good driving record. Ability to travel to different sites required.
  • Experience in collegiate programming and management.

My Qualifications:

  • Register students for courses, design and manage program software, solve customer problems, enforce department policies, and serve as a contact for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Hiring, training, scheduling and management of staff, managing supply inventory, and ordering.
  • Minnesota driver's license with NTSA defensive driving certification.
  • Extensive experience in collegiate programming and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

I appreciate your taking the time to review my credentials and experience. Again, thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Your Signature (for hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

How to Send an Email Cover Letter

If you're sending a cover letter via email, list your name and the job title in the subject line of the email message. Include your contact information in your email signature, and don't list the employer contact information. Start your email message with the salutation. Here's an example of a formatted email cover letter.

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