People working on administrative positions are key contributors to the success of the company. This is due to the fact that they provide substantial support to each department in order to fulfill its needs for functioning appropriately.

Let us take the example of an administrative officer. Administrative officers are usually the first point of contact and are required to fill each department’s need for administrative support. They draft correspondence, man telephones, maintain calendars and manage clients when required.

The following cover letter sample will provide you with a base to write your cover letter for administrative positions.


Administrative Cover Letter Sample


2008 Courthouse Road
Gulfport, MS 99933
Cell: (999) 999-9998

April 6, 2016

Mr. Bud Newton
Manager Human Resources
Stipend Technologies
332 Baird Avenue
Gulfport, MS 83902


Dear Mr. Newton:

Please accept my resume as an application for the position of an Administrative Officer at Stipend Technology. I have two years of experience in providing extensive administrative support to different departments in fast paced environments.

I offer expertise in administrative support backed by enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work in a multifaceted setting. Owing to excellence in communications, I can understand and deliver proposal writing and correspondence management along with preparing and reviewing expense reports to ensure compliance with the company’s rules and regulations. My specialty is in ensuring the smooth functioning of an office in terms of over all orderliness and day to day tasks.

My work speaks for itself – I have enclosed a letter of recommendation which will provide you with information on how well I worked in my previous position. I believe that I can further add to it if we meet in person. Thank you for your valuable time in this regard!



Catherine Hepburn

Enc. Resume