Generic Cover Letter Template

If you’re looking to apply for jobs, we can help get your cover letter ready with our handy template. If you also need to go over the basics of cover letter writing, be sure to check out our how-to here.

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Cover Letter Example


98 Park Hill Gardens
M20 3XU


9 March 2016

Application for role of [insert job title and reference if given]

Dear [insert hiring manager’s name],

As a [insert profession here] with over 5 years’ experience, I am eager to put my skills to work in a fast-paced, buzzing company like [insert company name]. I would like to apply for your [insert role] as advertised in [insert jobsite/newspaper] as I would prove a perfect fit for your business.

You’ll see from the attached CV that I’m diligent, creative and adept at delivering to tight deadlines. Having led group projects at [insert old work place] and completed a successful campaign on [highlight an achievement], I offer valuable practical experience to back up my strong marketing credentials.

A few examples:

  • Created an integrated launch campaign for a luxury travel website – from brand development and communications planning to response tracking.
  • Managed the retail marketing team in one of Manchester’s busiest agencies to create client pitches, direct mail and sales collateral.
  • Organised the launch of [company name] mobile app which has generated over 50,000 downloads so far.

Thank you for considering my application. I hope to have the opportunity to interview for the role and look forward to hearing from you. You can reach me on [insert mobile] or [insert email].


Yours sincerely,