Writing a cover letter for the position of receptionist – when you have no experience in hand – is a tricky task. For your ease we have designed a sample cover letter for those who have little or no prior experience.

Receptionist Job Scope

Receptionists greet guests and visitors entering in the office, hospital and alike establishments. They direct visitors to suitable person or service, reply and forward phone calls, get messages, plan appointments and carry out other secretarial duties. These professionals are usually hired by hospitals, medical and dental offices, schools, and private and government sector offices.

Alternate Job Titles of Receptionist

1. Medical Receptionist
2. Reception Clerk
3. Dental Receptionist
4. Front Desk Clerk


Sample Cover Letter for Receptionist Resume – No Experience


Kelly Smith
326 New East Street
Austin, TX 32311
(119) 000-9999
kelly.smith @ email . com

September 5, 2015

Mr. Charles Andrew
Hiring Manager
325 Windsor Street
Houston, TX 26325


Dear Mr. Andrew:

I came across your advertisement for the position of a Receptionist at Hyatt and would like to apply for the same. Due to Hyatt’s standing as a prominent, innovative and rising company of the USA, I am inspired to pursue my customer service and front desk interests at your organization. My diverse and strong academic and clerical background would make me a precious asset to Hyatt.

During my internship as a receptionist at East West Company, I gained practical experience in greeting people coming into office, directing them to the exact employee and giving information in person and by phone. In addition, I am well versed in performing clerical duties and able to maintain front desk security and access lists. Please refer to the enclosed resume which contains details about my skills and attributes highly relevant to your requirements.

I will contact you after January 10th to set up a meeting time in which I might further discuss my qualifications for the receptionist position. In the interim, I can be reached at (119) 000-9999 or via email at (Email).

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Sincerely Yours,

Kelly Smith

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