Dear [name]: I’m writing in response to your recently advertised position for a [role title].
I am very interested in this opportunity with [company] and believe that my qualifications, education and professional experience would make me a strong candidate for the position.
I believe I could bring valuable skills and experience to [company name] that would make me an ideal fit for this position.
I have [number] years of experience as a [your professional role/title] and in this time I have [briefly outline your experience in current or previous roles and mention key responsibilities and achievements].
Enclosed is my resume that more fully details my background and work experience, and how they relate to your position.
As you can see, [pick out a few key details or experiences that align with the specific requirements of the advertised role].Use this coveted space to demonstrate your experience, knowledge, and performance.Leave the hiring manager with no doubt that you could perform the job duties at the highest level.[In your opening, if you can draw any personal connection, such as a personal recommendation, recently attending one of their events or talks, or even reading about their company in the news, do so.] As a [insert your role title/function] with [number] years of experience in the sector, I believe I could make a valuable contribution to furthering your company’s success and goals.[Briefly outline your experience and emphasise any skills and strengths that would benefit the company.As a [insert your role title/function] interested in new positions in the [insert city] area, I would be keen to find out more about the positions you place and whether your agency might be able to assist me in my search.I have [insert number] years of experience in the industry and most recently I have [insert a brief outline of your recent professional experience].When you are a recent graduate applying for an internship or early in your career, your cover letter should contain appropriate scenarios that demonstrate your ability to perform the responsibilities listed in the job description.Refer to a time you took the lead on an important project or how you introduced a new system to improve productivity.When crafting the content for your cover letter, it's critical that you keep it concise, even leveraging bullet points to point out key messages.The hiring manager does not have time to sit down and read a memoir, they may only have a few short minutes to review your application in its entirety.