A cover letter for receptionist position is a brief introduction of your resume and your interest in working for a specific employer. In your cover letter, mention why you want to work for the prospective company and what could you bring in terms of skills, experience and knowledge. A tailored cover letter persuades the hiring manager to take a look at the enclosed/attached resume.

Receptionist Cover Letter Tips

• Include your up-to-date contact details such as address, email, and contact number

• Address your letter directly to the hiring manager by mentioning their name

• Make a single page document in a clear and concise manner

• Use a plain font of size 10-12 size

• Proofread thrice for spelling or grammatical mistakes

See also: Receptionist Cover Letter No Experience


Receptionist Cover Letter Sample 1


Elizabeth Jones
92 West Street
San Diego, CA 90783
(000) 001-2588
elizabeth @ email . com

January 27, 2017

Mr. John Smith
Hospital Administrator
Apria Healthcare
325 Some South Street
San Diego, CA 65217


Dear Mr. Smith:

As a top-performing front desk professional with 8-plus-year verifiable track record, I am applying for a Receptionist position at Apria Healthcare. Utilizing my track record of providing exemplary reception services and performing secretarial tasks, I would be able to exceed your expectations.

Through my 9 years’ hands-on experiences, I have developed exceptional skills in performing all kinds of reception tasks such as greeting and directing visitors, providing them with relevant information and answering telephone and walk-in inquiries. I have a demonstrated ability to check visitors in, schedule appointments and meetings, maintain calendars, arrange travels, manage forms and maintain office records.

Customer Service, PABX management and cash handling are the areas where I excel. I perform data entry and general record-keeping duties timely and accurately. My enclosed resume details my talents and skills.

I believe my potential will help me succeed as a Receptionist for Apria Healthcare and would welcome the chance to meet with you to discuss this in detail. I will contact your office next week to inquire whether you need any additional information. In the interim, I can be reached on my cell phone at (000) 001-2588.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you in the near future.



Elizabeth Jones

Enc. Resume


Receptionist Cover Letter Sample 2



Alexandra Kevin

340 Some Lane • Green Field, WI 53221 • (008) 333-2222 • alexandra @ email . com

January 27, 2017

Mr. Jake Stuart
HR Manager
Intermountain Healthcare
604 Jaguar Ave
Green Field, WI 53221


Dear Mr. Stuart:

Customer Service, Communication and Problem-Solving. These are some of the many traits I would like to bring to Intermountain Healthcare in the capacity of Receptionist. My 5+ years of front desk experience coupled with exceptional customer service and communication skills makes me a great contender.

Through my diverse experiences, I have polished my skills in front desk management. Some of my professional strengths which directly relate to your needs include:

• Calendar management, correspondence handling and appointments scheduling
• Handling and forwarding incoming calls and guiding callers accordingly
• Bills generation and payments processing
• Managing electronic database systems effectively while adhering to the clients’ privacy and confidentiality laws

My attached resume further highlights my qualifications and achievements. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss my abilities in detail.

Thank you in advance for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.


Sincere regards,


Alexandra Kevin

(008) 333-2222

Attachment: Resume