You know I'm on the record as being "Pro-Cover Letter". But, if you're struggling with putting one together that's modern, exciting, and effective, I've got help for you!
Here's a great, no-fuss template for you:
As a [title] known for [your expertise/problems you solve], I'm confident I possess the expertise required to excel as your [advertised position].
Throughout my career, I have developed proficiencies in [key skills and strengths relevant to the job]. ***or**** Throughout my career, I have consistently [outline accomplishments/value].
For example, I have:
Additionally, my practical experience is complemented by [relevant degree, training, conference presentations, publications, etc.].
[Company Name] is of particular interest to me because of [company's reputation, specific news/expansion plans, unique insight/connection you have to that specific business].
I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your needs and answer any questions you may have about my experience.
You can reach me at: [Your Phone Number]
Want a second pair of eyes for your cover letter? Send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll review it for you!
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