Receptionists are usually the first point of contact for customers and guests of an organization. Apart from performing their regular front desk and tier-1 duties, they are expected to provide ongoing clerical and secretarial support.

A cover letter for a receptionist position contains information of applicant’s skills in performing basic front office administration tasks and providing support to the staff.

Take a look at the following example to get help with crafting a receptionist cover letter.


Free Sample Cover Letter for Receptionist Resume


Jennifer Bright
701 Claiborn Street
Danville, VA 36281
(000) 999-2356
jennifer @ email . com

January 18, 2017

Mr. Oliver Mater
Manager HR
Trinity Group
123 Shore Drive
Danville, VA 13242


Dear Mr. Mater:

Comprehending the need for excellence in front desk and administrative work and the ability to work efficiently with customers and coworkers, I would like to offer my services as a Receptionist for Trinity Group. As a highly-motivated and punctual individual with exceptional track record, I am eager to contribute to your ongoing success.

I am very proficient in managing day to day administrative and front-desk work. Particularly, I am talented in:

• Managing multi-line telephone exchange and routing calls to appropriate individuals

• Greeting visitors in a very polite and friendly manner

• Handling the visitor entry and security processes

• Writing, sending and receiving correspondence and emails

• Working effectively with coworkers in a healthy team environment

• Utilizing Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel to perform secretarial tasks

Moreover, I possess effective team building skills and a high level of accuracy that is the reason of my success as a receptionist.

My enclosed resume will provide you with more details of my relevant experience, accomplishments and skills. I will call your office after a few days to ask for an interview date and will be available at (000) 999-2356 if you need more information.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Jennifer Bright

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