January 1, 2006
58879 Second Ave.
New Castle, CA 91360-0396
Dear Ms. Gordon:
I would like to apply for the ___________(TITLE) position, and have enclosed my resume for your consideration. My ability in _______________(ACTIVITY) and the skills I have developed in ______________(SKILL) represent unique qualifications for this position. I would appreciate an opportunity to discuss my background in greater detail.
Based on my research, your company is in need of someone with skills in ________________(SKILL), ________________(SKILL), and ________________(SKILL). In my career as a _________________(TITLE), I have demonstrated these skills through achievements in _______________(ACTIVITY) and ______________(ACTIVITY). I believe I can achieve the same high standards in the position of __________________(TITLE) at your company.
My career as a/an ________________(TITLE) has given me the proper foundation for success in _______________(FIELD). After reviewing my resume, I believe you'll agree that I am a strong candidate for the job opening. I will contact you next week to discuss the possibility of an interview, or you can reach me directly at ____________(PHONE/E-MAIL) or ___________(PHONE/E-MAIL).