Below is an example of a cover letter. A cover Letter is an introductory letter that you send together with your CV and other documents when applying for for a job, learnership, or internship.
This is how you can construct your cover/application letter.
Date 12 January2014(Make sure your letter has a date)
Dear Sir/Madam (This is a salutation, you need a salutation to greet the people looking at your letter). This is a better way of making a salutation as opposed to “To whom it may concern”. That is old fashion, it is outdated, so don’t use it, rather use “Dear Sir/Madam”
Application for Admin Clerk Job Position
(This is an introductory heading of your application letter, it let’s the employer understand better what the letter is about.)
I hereby apply for the Admin Clerk Position that was advertised on www.livejobs.co.za (or mention any other source) on the 06th of June 2016. I believe that my experience and qualifications will make me a valuable asset to your organisation. Below are the reasons why I think I am the best candidate for this position. · I believe I have relevant skills, qualifications and experience for the position I am applying for.
I am able and capable of learning quickly and I will also contribute in making the company more successful. · I have acquired knowledge about this job through trainings attended and that has been well indicated on my curriculum vitae.
I can be reached at my mobile at 081 000 0000 or email address firstname.lastname@example.org I would appreciate if you alert me via email if you have received my application. I an available for interview during working hours from Monday to Friday.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Attached Documents: CV, ID copy, Certificates of my qualifications
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