One thing that you must take care in your Development Assistant cover letter is to stay away from lie or exaggerate statements which do not go along with your qualifications – you will be found out! Any trait or skill that you do not possess and is written on your resume is sure to bring you down – if not at the interview then later down the road.
Use the following cover letter for Development Assistant Resume to get the basic idea and customize it per job requirements.
12 Williams Street Apt 55
Denver, CO 55431
July 18, 2015
Mr. Edward Phillips
4441 Alton Street
Denver, CO 77672
Dear Mr. Phillips:
My friend Darla Baton who is working as an Administrative Assistant at ABC FED told me that there is a vacancy for a Development Assistant is present in your organization. I am excited at the prospect of working in this capacity for you as I am confident that my expertise can prove to bring about positive change and exceeded development work.
I am an experienced individual and quite familiar with organizing fundraising procedures and events that are the core of a Development Assistant’s work. I have worked as a chapter liaison to support volunteer programs and devised strategies to support program planning and fundraising execution. Additionally, I am experienced in providing logistic support to all services and administrative support to development staff. My experience in preparing proposals for grantees and funding organizations has been polished immensely since I have worked for this industry for five years. My excellent analytic skills and strong organizational skills make me just the perfect candidate for this position as communications is the base for development work.
I am confident that my experience and knowledge can go a long way to benefit your organization, I would like to meet with you in person to discuss the possibility of my working for you. I will call you after the weekend and will be available on 555-333-9999 if you need to contact me.
Thank you for your time and consideration.