CIO Cover Letter Sample

Updated on: April 19, 2019

Grand openings, action closes and power phrases in between make CIO cover letters all the more interesting to read for employers who have “seen them all” and are really not interested in wasting their time.

Employers look for people who can provide them with an energetic factor. And that is not easy to do! But easy is not something we are looking at here.


We are looking to get hired by the best company, so we have to give them the best in return as well.

By best, we do not mean that you have to have a lot of experience under your belt. You just need to be skilled enough to be able to contribute to an employer.

And be able to show this in your cover letter. Remember that a cover letter for chief information officer resume is probably the only communication you will have with an employer prior to him or her deciding on calling you for an interview. And the conversation is one-sided. So you have to be eloquent in what you tell the employer about yourself.


But don’t tell the employer everything about yourself. Leave a little mystery. Keep the employer guessing.

Make him curious about you so that he calls you in for an interview, even if it is only because he was merely inquisitive. Once you are at the interview stage, you can show him some more magic!

See also: Chief Information Officer Cover Letter


CIO Cover Letter Sample


William Phillips
5455 Hilton Street
Clinton, MD 25214
(000) 333-3333
william @ email . com

April 19, 2019

Mr. Jayden Turner
Hiring Manager
GE Energy Management
12 Wannis Road
Clinton, MD 10282


Dear Mr. Turner:

This letter is a strong expression of interest in the CIO position at GE Energy Management.

I was recently going through a piece written on the technological advances of GE Energy Management and I must say that it was highly impressive! The numbers are astounding! As a road-tested information technology professional, I believe that I can actually add to these figures.

Here is how I am qualified for this:

  • Track record of analyzing the company’s current technology infrastructures and aligning them with strategic business plans
  • Documented success in developing communication systems such as wide area connectivity
  • Proficient in ensuring optimum allocation and utilization of technological resources
  • Qualified to establish and build upon the information technology department’s operative goals and objectives

I look forward to meeting with you soon in order to discuss my experiences and qualifications and how they suit the needs of your organization. I will be in touch with your office next week. Please feel free to contact me at (000) 333-3333 if you require further information regarding my suitability.

Thank you for your time and consideration.




William Phillips

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