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Secretary Cover Letter Sample

A secretary cover letter sample is provided below to show how a job applicant can apply for a secretarial position in a variety of businesses. Experience and/or training in secretarial duties would be considered a plus. Secretary cover letters should reflect the job seekers' knowledge and background in this field and be clear about his or her ability to support management with word processing, correspondence, filing, fielding phone calls, etc.

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Allison Jones
305 Tenth Avenue
Any Village, USA 33333
Home: (555) 555-5555
Cell: (555) 555-1234
[email protected]

May 10, 20--

Mr. Donald Masterson
Hiring Manager
Any Town Construction Company
112 Dover Drive
Any Town, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Masterson:

I saw on that you are currently in the market for secretaries for various departments in your company. I was happy to read the description of duties, including handling correspondence, fielding phone calls and e-mail, drafting letters, and other tasks related to being a secretary. I am familiar with and experienced in all of these areas. In writing cover letters, my purpose is to state in detail my qualifications for this type of work and my eagerness to fill one of the open positions.

I have been a secretary to the sales manager at Happy Feet Shoe Company in Any Town. I'd like very much to join your firm at this time if one of the positions is still available you and I agree that I'm a good fit.

Are you free to get together in person to talk over how I can add my skills to your organization and learn more about what you expect from the people you hire? Please call me on my cell phone: (555) 555-1234 so we can set up a time for an interview that fits your schedule. Thank you for reviewing my cover letter and resume. I look forward to meeting you soon.


Allison Jones