While your resume for a hotel receptionist position is a summary of your qualifications, skills and expertise, your cover letter is your personal marketing tool. The purpose of writing a hotel receptionist cover letter is to demonstrate why your background uniquely qualifies you for the job. If the prospective employer likes your cover letter, there is a very good chance you will be considered for a particular job.
Here are some quick tips to make an effective cover letter:
❖ Give special consideration to the job description provided by employer; it will help you build a targeted cover letter
❖ Tailor your cover letter as per the requirements of a specific hotel
❖ Write meaningful and logical terms and phrases
❖ Build your letter using a standard business letter format
❖ Use 11 – 12 pt font size with simple typefaces
Related: Hotel Receptionist Resume
9 Example North Street
Bethel, CT 02311
June 14, 2016
Ms. Amy Hathaway
2 Some Quaker Ave
Bethel, CT 02355
Dear Ms. Hathaway:
As my education, skills and experience correspond with your hotel receptionist job description, I would like to be considered for this position. My resume is enclosed with this application for your perusal.
My inborn communication and customer service skills makes me the perfect candidate for a front desk job as I am able to maintain a friendly and welcoming attitude at all times. Moreover, my experience as a customer services representative polished my capability of handling customers with professionalism and resolving their queries and problems quickly to achieve the best of their satisfaction.
Specifically, I am highly skilled in:
– Informing guests about the availability of rooms
– Allotting the best room in keeping with the budget of guest
– Verifying the identity of the guests to make sure no unsavory guests are being permitted to lodge in the hotel
– Maintaining and updating guest information in company provided software as well as hard copies
Furthermore, I am familiar with PABX and computerized reservation and complaints system. I am an excellent communicator in English and Spanish which helps me deal with guests in a multicultural environment.
I will call you next week to see if are interested in my credentials. Meanwhile, if you have any queries, I will be available at (000) 333-9999. Thank you for your time and consideration.