A cover letter for receptionist position is a brief introduction of your resume and your interest in working with a specific employer. In your cover letter, you should emphasize why you want to work for the prospective company and what could you bring in terms of skills, experience and knowledge.

A good cover letter persuades the reader to take a look at the enclosed/attached resume.

Quick Tips

➜ Include your contact details on the top of letter: name, address, email, and contact number
➜ Address your letter to the hiring manager by mentioning their name
➜ Make a single page document in a clear and concise manner
➜ Use a plain font of size 10-12 size
➜ Proofread thrice for spelling or grammatical mistakes

See also: Receptionist Cover Letter No Experience


Receptionist Cover Letter Sample 1


Elizabeth Jones
92 Example Street
San Diego, CA 60783
(100) 001-0001
elizabeth @ email . com

March 20, 2016

Mr. John Smith
Hospital Administrator
Apria Healthcare
325 Some South Street
San Diego, CA 65217


Dear Mr. Smith:

With my track record of providing exemplary reception services and demonstrated ability to perform secretarial tasks, I am eager to exceed your expectations in the role of a Receptionist at Apria Healthcare.

As per your requirements stated in your job description, you are looking for a professional who possess exceptional customer service skills, telephone handling expertise and computer knowledge. I am very skilled in performing all kinds of reception tasks such as greeting visitors, providing them with relevant information and relaying and resolving telephone and walk-in inquiries. Moreover, I am well versed in performing data entry, scheduling calendar and meetings, making journey arrangements for executives, managing forms and maintaining office records. My exceptional skills in MS Office applications and PABX management will be a great asset to Apria Healthcare. Besides reception work, I am also able to carry out general housekeeping duties. The enclosed resume contains complete details about my qualifications and skills.

I am excited about putting my capabilities for the growth of Apria Healthcare and would welcome the chance to meet with you to discuss this in detail. I will contact your office by phone next week to inquire about whether you need additional information regarding my credentials. In the interim, I can be reached on my cell phone at (100) 001-0001.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you in the near future.



Elizabeth Jones
Enc. Resume


Receptionist Cover Letter Sample 2


Alexandra Kevin

340 Some Lane • Green Field, WI 53221 • (008) 333-2222 • alexandra @ email . com

March 20, 2016

Mr. Jake Stuart
HR Manager
Intermountain Healthcare
604 Jaguar Ave
Green Field, WI 53221


Dear Mr. Stuart:

Customer Service, Communication, Problem-Solving

These are some of the many traits I would like to bring to Intermountain Healthcare in the capacity of a Receptionist. My relevant education accompanied by 5+ years of front desk experience would enable me to work efficiently and exceed your expectations.

Through my diverse experiences, I have polished my skills in front desk management, correspondence handling and appointment setting. Some of my professional strengths include:

• Expert in managing calendars and scheduling appointments
• Demonstrated skills in transferring incoming calls to the required person/department and guiding callers accordingly
• Well versed in handling bill generation and payment processing tasks
• Track record of handling electronic database systems effectively while adhering to client privacy and confidentiality laws

My attached resume further highlights my professional qualifications and achievements. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you in order to discuss my abilities in more detail. To make an appointment, I will call you next Thursday. If you wish to communicate in the interim, my digits are (008) 333-2222.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. I look forward to talking with you soon.


Sincere regards,

Alexandra Kevin

Attachment: Resume