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Administrative assistant cover letter sample

This cover letter example for an administrative assistant will help you to sell your skills and professional demeanor.

Use these tips to write an administrative assistant cover letter.

To be the successful candidate for an administrative assistant job, it helps to have a cover letter that can sell your administrative skills, such as organization, communication, and time management, to employers. View our sample cover letter for an administrative assistant below.  

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Marnie Smith

1543 Elm St.
Sometown, NY 11111
Home: (555) 555-5555



John Short
General Manager
Action Company
1428 Main St.
Anytown, NY 12222

Dear Mr. Short:

Are you spending too much time handling administrative tasks? Would you like to free yourself from tedious detail work so you can focus on building your business? If the answer is yes, then we should speak.

I offer a five-year track record in office management and administrative support. You will benefit from my following key strengths:

  • Computer expertise, with proficiency in all MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access).
  • Broad-based experience covering a full spectrum of administrative duties, including executive support, office management, billing/invoicing, payroll administration, customer care, account management, database administration, document preparation, travel/meeting coordination and project/program support.
  • Superior multitasking talents, with the ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments and develop solutions to challenging business problems.
  • A proven reputation, with a consistent history of exemplary performance reviews and recognition for driving efficiency improvements to office systems, workflows and processes.

I am confident that if you hire me as your administrative assistant, you will have more time and energy to concentrate on growing your business. My resume is enclosed for your review, and I will follow up with you in a few days to discuss your administrative support needs. You may also call me at (555) 555-5555 or email me at marnie@somedomain.com. Thank you for your time, and have a great day.


Marnie Smith

Charlotte Collard
2355 Pearcy Avenue
Pokagon, IN 46703

Mr. Noel Kim
Human Resources Manager
690 Skinner Hollow Road
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Sep 23, 2010

Subject: Application for position of Assistant Buyer

Dear Mr. Kim,

I wish to apply for the position of Assistant Buyer as advertised. I have the necessary skills and qualifications for this post, as well as the necessary experience. I therefore believe that what I have to offer to Beachbody will be of great benefit to the company.

I have a B.S in Commerce and Business Administration from University of Maryland, College Park, MD. I also have experience working as an assistant buyer with a number of previous employers.

I am a diligent worker with an excellent track record and a desire to progress in my chosen career. I am driven by a desire to always succeed, and I always fit in well in a team environment, quickly accepting my role and giving support to all other team members where appropriate.

I have also worked as an allocation analyst and I fully understand the need for analysing markets to determine when and where it is best to purchase materials or goods. I believe this experience will put me in good stead in this position.

I have a lot of experience in researching and preparing the specifications and requests for price quotations. I am fully capable of maintaining and preparing documents for record purposes as pertains to buying, and I have a keen predictive sense of what should be bought and when.

I feel sure that my proven ability to manage and maintain the highest standards as an Assistant Buyer will be of the greatest benefit to Beachbody and I have confidence that I can make a significant contribution to the company.

I may be contacted at (333)-442-6630, or by email at c.collard@zmail.com. I look forward to the opportunity of meeting you at interview level, and I thank you for the opportunity to be considered for the post of Assistant Buyer.

Yours Sincerely,

(Signature hand written in blue pen ink)

Charlotte Collard

Encl: Resume

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