Cover Letter Example
In the cover letter example below, you will see how to put together a cover letter in response to an advertised job vacancy.
Each cover letter you write must specifically match the job vacancy that you are applying for.
The closer your CV and cover letter matches the job you are applying for, the more likely you are to to secure a job interview.
Example Job Advert
The example cover letter (below) was written in response to the following job advert.
It's always important for you to analyse each job advert and pick out the essential skills and experience that the employer will expect to see in your cover letter and CV.
Quality Assurance Manager, Wilmslow - Ref QA267
Exceptional Foods Ltd is seeking a highly experienced Quality Assurance Manager to lead our Quality Assurance Department.
You must have experience with the manufacturing of both own label supermarket and branded canned products.
You will need proven leadership skills and must work well with the Manufacturing Department to help us solve any QA issues that arise.
You should also be experienced in maintaining ISO accreditations, as this is very important to our own label customers (major supermarkets).
To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Mrs Janet Jones, our Head of HR at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Example Cover Letter to Match The Job Advert
This cover letter example addresses the specific criteria that were outlined in the job advert above. When you write your cover letter you need to ensure that you have covered all the relevant experience, skills and achievements.
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