In order to write an effective cover letter for secretary – with no experience in hand – make sure you draw attention of prospective employer towards your transferable skills gained through any part-time, volunteer, internship or summer jobs. Do not make any typos or grammatical mistakes; you must proofread your work and ask a friend to do it as well so that the chances of a error are minimized. Make sure that both the choice of words and the structure is flawless so that the employer has no reason to discard it!
The following cover letter for an entry level secretary resume will assist you achieving your career goals.
77 Morris Ave
Bronx, NY 55343
September 14, 2015
Mr. Abraham Linn
726 Woods End Road
Bronx, NY 01146
Dear Mr. Linn:
As a results-driven individual, I’d like to apply for the position of Secretary at Apex Co. My knowledge and skills in performing clerical work makes me a perfect candidate for this position. Through internet research, I discovered that Apex Co. is a leader in providing quality and diverse services to its clients.
As noted on my resume, I possess excellent organizational and planning skills with a great attention to detail. Through my summer internship at ABC Company, I developed strong skills in:
• Answering and processing incoming telephone calls
• Greeting visitors, answering their questions and guiding them to the appropriate department
• Maintaining client database
• Typing correspondence, writing memos, and collecting minutes of meetings
• Preparing client charts
• Maintaining computerized records
Furthermore, I have a demonstrated ability to use MS Office applications with typing speed of 60WPM. I also have a track record of managing files numerically and alphabetically. My passion to work in a fast paced environment along with a natural aptitude to tolerate and manage crisis makes me a strong contender for this position. The enclosed resume will provide you with further details regarding my strengths, education and skills.
I will call your office next week to find if it will be appropriate to arrange an interview. I can be reached at (000) 989-7665, if you need to contact me in the meantime. Thank you for your time and consideration.