Receptionists greet guests and visitors entering the office, hospital and other business establishments.
They direct visitors to appropriate person or department, take and forward telephone calls, answer emails, get messages, schedule appointments and perform other secretarial duties.
These professionals are usually hired by hospitals, medical and dental offices, schools, private companies, and government offices.
Alternate Job Titles
1. Medical Receptionist
2. Reception Clerk
3. Dental Receptionist
4. Front Desk Clerk
Writing a cover letter for receptionist position – when you have no experience in hand – is a tricky task.
For your ease, we have designed a sample cover letter for those receptionists who have little or no prior experience in hand.
Sample Cover Letter for Receptionist Resume – No Experience
326 New East Street
Austin, TX 32311
December 16, 2018
Mr. Charles Andrew
325 Windsor Street
Houston, TX 26325
Dear Mr. Andrew:
I came across your advertisement for a Receptionist position at Hyatt and would like to be considered for the same. My diverse and strong academic and clerical background fits perfectly to your needs. Due to Hyatt’s fame as a prominent, innovative and rising company of the USA, I am inspired to pursue my customer service and front desk interests with your organization.
Through my internship as a receptionist at East West Company, I gained hands-on experience in greeting clients and visitors, and directing them to the exact employee while giving information in person and by phone. Also, I am well versed in performing clerical duties and able to maintain front desk security and access lists.
Particularly, my skills include:
- Knowledge of office operations
- Administrative & communication skills
- Computer (MS Office, Front Desk Software)
- Approachable and friendly manner
- Attention to detail
- Information Confidentiality
Please refer to the enclosed resume which details my attributes.
I will contact you after December 20 to set up a meeting time in which I will be able to further discuss my qualifications for the receptionist position. In the interim, I can be reached at (000) 584-8965 or via email at (Email).
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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