Sample Cover Letter
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I am responding to your advertisement in the New York Times of August 13 for the entry-level position as a sales associate. As my resume will indicate, I appear to fit the candidate description as outlined in your advertisement. I have a strong interest in the position and I believe my background, qualifications and work experience appears to be well suited to your company's specific requirements.
I received my Bachelor of Marketing from Winchester College last month. In addition, I have worked as a summer intern with several computer companies in the Winchester area during the past three years.
Please accept my enclosed resume in consideration for this position. I will plan to contact you the week of June 1st to find out if we can arrange an interview.
Thank you for your time. I am looking forward to hearing from you.