Clerk typists are highly demanded in different kinds of organizations such as schools, colleges, hospitals and other government and private sector firms.

They perform all kinds of clerical work such as typing, filing, photocopying, performing calculations and handling record-keeping tasks. In addition, they are responsible for answering phone calls and taking messages and greeting guests, visitors and public to provide excellent customer service.

The basic element of your clerk typist job application package is your cover letter.

It is very important to target your clerk typist cover letter to the specific company, and relate your unique interests and skills to the exact job description provided by employer. The task of writing a new letter for every position may be difficult, but hardship will bring fruitful results for you.

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Clerk Typist Cover Letter Sample


Susan Smith
68 Example Street
Cleveland, OH 65287
(251) 000-9333

October 28, 2017

Mr. Arnold Jackson,
Human Resources Manager
STG International
352 Main Street
Cleveland, OH 32110


Dear Mr. Jackson:

I am responding to your job posting for a Clerk Typist. With my good typing speed, exceptional clerical expertise and great attention to detail, I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to STG International in the role of a Clerk Typist.

I am a strong candidate for this position because I am very skilled in:

❖ Typing reports, business mail and application forms.

❖ Filing mail and correspondence, sorting and distributing mail and answering telephone.

❖ Compiling information using computer

❖ Performing regular clerical duties to organize business records and reports.

Furthermore, I have good communication skills and have a significant knowledge of contemporary office practices, procedures, and tools, and very capable in using MS Office Suite. My enclosed resume will provide you with the further details about my qualifications and abilities.

I am excited about putting my skills to work for STG International, and would like the opportunity to further discuss this position with you in an interview at your convenience. I will call your office next week to follow-up. In the interim, you may contact me on my cellular phone at (000) 000-9333.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Susan Smith

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