Guidelines and Overview

Always write your Staff Assistant cover letter in simple language. Some people seem to think that using flowery language will score points with an employer – this is simply not true. An employer will look with some disdain at candidates trying to impress them with claims that may not ring true after meeting with the candidate.

Here is an example of a simple yet effective cover letter for staff assistant resume which will give you success in your employment hunting process.



Staff Assistant Cover Letter Sample


59 Example Street #2
Cambridge, MA 32214
(999) 999-9999
[Your Email Address Here]

October 7, 2013

Ms. Sally Davis
Senior Manager (Human Resources)
Mega Minds
673 Some Street
Cambridge, MA 36652


Dear Ms. Davis:

Upon hearing about an opening of the Staff Assistant position at Mega Minds, I decided to apply right away because my work experience and qualifications closely complement your criteria.

I have been working as a staff assistant in diverse office environments for four years, therefore, understand the ins and outs of this job. I am highly skilled in taking phone calls, managing inventory procedures and handling records. In addition, I have a demonstrated ability to work as a cashier from time to time owing to my aptitude to understand cash transactions and some basic accounting systems.

Furthermore, to meet your needs, I can bring a proven ability to:

• File correspondence and creating folders
• Sort and route incoming mail
• Create form letters and individually written letters
• Log and distribute messages
• Respond to simple email inquiries from clients

Please find my resume enclosed with this letter which gives complete details about my qualifications and skills. I am looking forward to an opportunity to contribute the expertise that I have developed over the years through my extensive experience. I will call you at the end of next week in order to set a date for a formal interview with you.

Thank you for taking out the time to read and considering my job application.



Amy Hurst

Enc. Resume