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

A tailored 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 i.e. name, address, email, and contact number
➜ Address your letter directly 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) 001-2588
elizabeth @ email . com

November 11, 2016

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


Dear Mr. Smith:

As a dedicated front desk professional with 8-plus-year verifiable track record, I am applying for Receptionist position at Apria Healthcare. Utilizing my ability to provide exemplary reception services and efficiently perform secretarial tasks, I would be able to exceed your expectations.

Over 9 years, I have developed exceptional skills in performing all kinds of reception tasks such as greeting and directing visitors, providing them with relevant information and answering telephone and walk-in inquiries. I have a demonstrated ability to check visitors in, schedule appointments and meetings, maintain calendars , make travel arrangements, manage forms and maintain office records.

Customer Service, PABX management and cash handling are areas where I excel. I am also able to perform data entry and general record-keeping duties. My enclosed resume details my talents and skills.

I believe my potential will make succeed in the position of Receptionist and would welcome the chance to meet with you to discuss this in detail. I will contact your office next week to inquire whether you need any additional information. In the interim, I can be reached on my cell phone at (100) 001-2588.

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

November 11, 2016

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


Dear Mr. Stuart:

Customer Service, Communication and Problem-Solving. These are some of the many traits I would like to bring to Intermountain Healthcare in the capacity of 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
• Competent at transferring incoming calls to the required person/department and guiding callers accordingly
• Well versed in generating bills and processing payments
• 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 to discuss my abilities in detail. To arrange 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