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How To Apply for a Job via Email

  • What To Include in Your Job Application Email

Tips for Writing an Application Email

Job application email examples, frequently asked questions (faqs).

There are several different ways to apply for jobs, including by email. How you’ll apply will depend on the company and the position for which you’re applying. In many cases, you’ll submit your application through an online job site or the employer’s job site. For some jobs, particularly retail and hospitality positions, you may be able to apply in person.  

A common way to apply for jobs is by sending an application letter, along with a resume, via email. This is especially the case with smaller employers without automated application systems. If the employer wants email applications, it will be noted in the job posting.

Here’s how to apply for a job when an employer asks you to email your application, including what to send, writing tips, and examples. 

Key Takeaways

  • Take the time to write a cover letter and use it to show the hiring manager why you're a well-qualified candidate for the job.
  • Add a signature to your email, including your phone number, email address, and LinkedIn URL, so it's easy for the employer to get in touch.
  • Be sure to include your name and the job for which you're applying in the subject line of the message, so your email is sure to get opened and read.

What’s the best way to use email to apply for jobs? What’s most important is to follow the application instructions in the job posting and only send a resume and cover letter by email if the employer requests it. If the company requests additional information, be sure to include that as well.

Use a professional email account.   The email account you use to send your application should be a professional one. If you’re applying for a lot of jobs, you may even want to set up an email account just for job searching. You will be able to easily keep track of your applications because they won’t be mixed in with your personal email. If you use an online email service (Gmail, for example), you’ll be able to access your messages from any device. When you set up the account, try to use a variation of your name, such as firstname.lastname@email.com. 

Have your resume ready.  Most employers will ask you to send them a copy of your resume, and some will request a cover letter as well. Microsoft has a free version of Word (Word for the web) that you can use to create documents online.

You can use Google Docs to create and save copies of your application. If the employer requests Word or PDF documents, save your documents as Word documents or PDFs and then attach them to your email message.

Google Docs and Gmail are free for personal use, and you can store your application materials on Google Drive, which provides 15 GB of free storage.

Choose a file name for your resume.  When you save your resume, include your name in the title so that the employer will know whose resume it is. For example, CalibraKhan_Resume or MichaelCummingsResume.

Be professional.  Just because you’re sending your message via email doesn’t mean you can be casual or sloppy. Take the time to carefully compose your email message and the materials you send with it. Your objective is to get an interview, and you’ll need to make the best impression you can.

Include a cover letter.  When you send your resume, it’s a good idea to include a cover letter unless the company specifies not to send one. This can be included in your email message, or you can send your cover letter and resume as attachments. A cover letter highlighting your qualifications for the job will help get your application noticed by the hiring manager.

Attach your documents.  Before you click send, remember to attach your documents to the email message. In Gmail or Word, click on the paper clip icon to add your application materials to the message. It’s “Attach Files” in Gmail and “Attach” in Word.

Proofread and test your message.  It’s also important to write your correspondence as carefully and accurately as you would a printed letter. Proofread your email and send yourself a test message so that you can be sure that the formatting holds up and your attachments come through.

What To Include in Your Job Application Email 

Your email job application letter is a cover letter that accompanies your resume. This means that the intent of the email is to let the recipient know

  • Why you are writing
  • Which job you are applying for
  • What your qualifications are for the job
  • What you have to offer the company
  • How you will follow up or how the recipient can get in touch with you

When sending an email to apply for a job, it’s important to be concise and to grab the hiring manager’s attention with a well-written message that highlights why you’re a good fit for the job. Your message should include the following:

Subject line:  Since hiring managers receive a lot of emails, make it easy for them to filter application emails. Include your name and the job title you are applying for in the message's subject line. If a job has been assigned a posting number, provide this as well. For example:

Subject Line:  Margaret Hannon – Social Media Marketing Assistant Position (posting #1234)

Salutation:  If possible, address your email to a specific person. If the hiring manager's name is not mentioned in the job listing, you can sometimes discover it by reviewing the company's website. If a name isn't available, you can open with "Dear Hiring Manager," as in the sample letter below, or with the more formal “ To Whom It May Concern .”

First paragraph:  In the first paragraph of your letter, it’s important to explain why you're writing. Mention where you saw the job application, the date when it was posted, and how you found the posting (e.g., presented on the company's website, posted on a job board, etc.).

If you were referred by a friend or colleague, mention it at the beginning of your email. A referral can help you secure an interview.

Middle paragraphs:  This section of the letter is where you can make a pitch for your candidacy. Why would you be a good fit for the job? What can you offer the company? Highlight your most relevant jobs and responsibilities as well as your accomplishments. Make sure not to copy your resume directly.

Final paragraph:  Use this space to thank the recipient for reading your email, and mention that your resume is attached. This is also the place to thank the recipient for considering your application. State when and how you will follow up as well.

Closing:  Use a formal close such as "Best" or "Sincerely" to sign off your letter, then type your full name.

Email signature:  You can also include your email signature, which is an easy way to provide contact information to recipients. List your name, phone number, email address, and LinkedIn profile URL, if you have one. For example:

Margaret Hannon margaret.b.hannon@email.com 555-123-1234 linkedin.com/in/margarethannon

Don't forget about your resume. Attach it to the email message in the  format requested by the employer . If a specific format isn't required, send it as a PDF or Word document.

Review sample email cover letters to help you get started. Just remember to customize your message for every job opening. 

Sample Email Job Application Message #1

Subject : Assistant Communications Director – Joseph Green

Dear Hiring Manager,

Your job posting on Craigslist for an Assistant Communications Director piqued my interest. Your description of the work responsibilities for the Assistant Director role closely matches my experience, and I am excited to submit my resume to you for your consideration.

In my position as an Assistant Communications Director for ABC Company, I wrote articles for the company website, edited and posted contributed articles, managed the company's social media presence, and wrote and sent out a weekly email newsletter to subscribers. I also implemented an automated email tool that grew the company's subscriber base by 40% within six months.

While Assistant Communications Director for Assemblyperson Janet Brown, I researched, drafted, and amended legislation, wrote press releases, and was responsible for office communications and correspondence.

My resume is attached. If I can provide you with any further information on my background and qualifications, please let me know.

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

Joseph Green Joseph.Green@email.com 202-555-5252

Sample Email Job Application Message #2

Subject: Adjunct Instructor Position - Jane Lee

Dear Ms. Smith,

I was keenly interested in reading the job posting for the position of Anatomy and Physiology Professor at Middleburg University. I believe my experience is a strong match for the responsibilities pertaining to this role, and I’m pleased to submit my application for the position.

My most recent teaching position was at Amery University, where I taught both anatomy and physiology as an adjunct professor. In addition, I served on two faculty committees and participated in a research project.

I have attached my resume to this letter. Through it, I hope you will learn more about my background, education, achievements, and awards.

If I can provide you with any further information, please let me know. I look forward to hearing from you about this opportunity.

Thank you for your consideration.

Jane Lee Jane.Lee@email.com 454-555-4653

Do you need to send a cover letter when you email a resume to apply for a job?

If a job listing requests a cover letter, it’s important to write one. If it’s optional, a cover letter can help boost your application, but it’s not required.

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15 Cover Letter Templates to Perfect Your Next Job Application

Rachel Leist

Published: August 10, 2022

Are cover letters necessary? I'm not in HR, but I've been approached by applicants who wondered whether their cover letter would actually be read. My answer is one not many of them wanted to hear: "sometimes." Sometimes it will be read. Other times, you can get away with just sending in your resume — like when you network your way into applying for a position.

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The truth is, you can't really predict on a case-by-case basis — and you're better safe than sorry. For the most part, having a cover letter will give you an upper hand in ways your resume doesn't. It allows you to show off your writing skills, provide details that you couldn't fit on your resume, demonstrate your passion, and show your willingness to put in as much time and effort as possible.

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If you’ve ever rolled your eyes or balked at an application that required a cover letter, this guide is for you. We’ll go over how to write a cover letter and provide cover letter templates to help you perfect your own.

Application Letter

An application letter is a written document addressed to an employer by a job applicant, explaining why they're interested in and qualified for an open position. More commonly known as a cover letter, this document can come in the form of an email, MS Word document, or similar application template offered by the employer.

Seems fairly basic, right? Cover letters can hold different levels of importance to an employer depending on the industry you're in and the job you're applying for. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 49% of recruiters say sendign a cover letter along with your resume boosts your chance of landing the role.

If you do plan to write a cover letter, keep in mind there are certain qualities it should have that are not included in the definition above.

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What to Include in a Cover Letter

So, what should you include? We'll let the 11 templates below this list do most of the talking. No matter which one you download, pay attention to the following elements — all of which should shine through in the letter you send to your future manager.

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1. contact information.

Cover letters shouldn't just carry your contact information, but also that of the company to which you're applying. Contact info includes your phone number, email address, and any social media accounts you're willing to share and receive connections to.

Home addresses aren't required, but they can be a helpful reassurance to the employer that you already live nearby and would have no trouble coming into the office.

Avoid offering phone numbers, email addresses, or actual addresses that belong to your current employer. Using your personal Gmail address over your work email, for example, ensures your correspondence with recruiters remains separate from all of your current work communication.

2. A Personal Address Line

For as often as you see "to whom it may concern" at the top of cover letters today, do your best to avoid writing this exhausted line.

Address lines that specify a person or company grab your reader's attention much more quickly, and show the employer that you've taken the time to tailor your application letter to them. Don't have the name of the hiring manager? "Employers at [company name]" will do just fine.

A "hook" is a clever introduction that "hooks" your reader into wanting to learn more. Think about yourself as a job candidate — what makes you unique? What about your career might a recruiter be intrigued by that you can package into an interesting first sentence?

4. Why You're Qualified

It's a no-brainer that you should summarize your professional experience in your cover letter. However, today's best applications describe why this experience qualifies the applicant for the job they're applying for. For example, don't just state that you spent three years writing for a company blog. Explain that this type of work lends itself to managing your new potential employer's content calendar every week.

5. General Knowledge of the Business

Grammatical errors could mean your application is thrown in the trash, but that's not the only thing that could get your letter tossed aside. Using a generic "one-size-fits-all" cover letter — especially if you forget to change the name of the company — will also hurt your chances of landing an interview.

So, if you take the time to write a cover letter, take the time to comment on the business itself. Why are you applying to this company? What about their business stuck out to you as a professional?

Now, let's take a look at an example cover letter , what makes it effective, along with 11 templates you can download or draw inspiration from.

Cover Letter Example

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The example above illustrates how to write a marketing cover letter using the elements we listed.

Besides the contact information and the address line, the first few paragraphs explain why the candidate is qualified for the position. This example uses specific data to show why they would be a good fit.

Additionally, in the second to last paragraph, the candidate discusses why they're interested in the specific company, demonstrating general knowledge of the business.

By combining all the elements to a cover letter, this is a great example to use for inspiration.

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14 Free Cover Letter Templates for Your Next Job Application

Template 1: basic.

Basic cover letter template with 7 qualities to learn from.

The example above is a basic (but great) cover letter. The numbered sections are explained in more detail below.

The level of formality your header has will depend on the company to which you apply. If you're applying to a formal business, it's important to use a formal header to open your cover letter, like in the sample above. Put your address, the date, and the company's address. But if you're applying to a company that isn't as formal, you don't need to include yours and the company's addresses. You can still include the date, though.

2. Greeting

Using "To Whom It May Concern" is okay, but you may want to take the time to research the name of the recruiter or hiring manager online. If you do your research and aren't confident you found the right name, then you should definitely use the generic greeting — but if you are sure, then it shows you put in the effort to find their name and it will catch the recruiter's eye.

If you have the recruiter's name, do you greet them by their full name, or by their courtesy title (i.e. Mr., Ms., or Mrs.)? Similar to the header, it depends on the company's level of formality. If you're applying to a corporate business, you may want to consider using "Mr. Snaper" instead of "Jon Snaper." If you're applying to a start-up or a business with a more casual culture, you can use "Jon Snaper," as shown in the example.

3. Introduction

Your opening paragraph should, in 1-3 sentences, state why you're excited to apply and what makes you the perfect candidate. Get right to the point, and don't worry about explaining where you found the posting or who you know at the company. This isn't a place to go into detail about why you're a great candidate — that's for the second paragraph. Here, simply list a few key reasons in one sentence to set up the rest of your letter. Keep in mind that the recruiter may cross-reference your cover letter with your resume, so make sure the two sync up.

4. Paragraph 2: Why You're a Great Fit for the Job

Next, sell yourself and your experience by choosing one or two concrete examples that show why you're a great fit for the position. What did you do at a previous company that gave you relevant experience? Which projects have you worked on that would benefit the new company? How will your prior experience help this company grow? Stay humble in your explanation of credentials while still showing that you would be an asset to the team. Use this paragraph to show you're genuinely excited and interested in the position.

5. Third Paragraph: Why the Company Is a Great Fit for You

While it's certainly important you're a good fit for the job, it's also important that the company is a good fit for you. "A cover letter typically describes why you're great for a company — but how will you benefit from getting hired?" asks former HubSpot Team Development Manager Emily MacIntyre . "We want to know why our company appeals to you, and how it will be a mutually beneficial working relationship."

In the third paragraph, show you're serious about growing and developing your career at this new company. What impresses and excites you about the company? Is there something that you feel strongly about that aligns with the company's goals? For example, the candidate in the sample letter used this space to show his personal commitment to environmental causes aligns with the company's green initiatives.

6. Strong Closer and Signature

Don't get lazy in the final few sentences of your cover letter — it's important to finish strong. Be straightforward about your interest and enthusiasm about the new position, and tell them you're available to talk about the opportunity at any time. Be sure to include your phone number and email address. At this point, the ball is (rightly) in the recruiter's court to decide how to follow up.

Last but certainly not least, thank them for their time and consideration. Use a formal sign-off like "Best," "All the best," or "Sincerely," and finish by typing out your full name. You don't need to sign it with a pen.

Template 2: Data-Driven Marketing Cover Letter

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Data-driven marketing cover letter template

When applying to a data-driven position, it might be tempting to inject your cover letter with, well, the data to describe what you've done for other employers. But in an application letter — particularly for the marketing industry — how you convey this data is just as important as the data itself.

The cover letter template above, which we created here at HubSpot, can help you present the data that's most important to you as a candidate such that it'll matter to your future employer.

Notice the three bullet points near the center of the letter above, preceded by the statement: "... I've developed a strategy that has helped the company achieve ..." This setup is important, because while you can add as many statistics as you want to this template, your data points should describe how your current/former business benefited from your work, rather than how you, yourself, benefited.

Template 3: Straight-to-the-Point Cover Letter

cover letter template: Straight-to-the-point

Harvard Business Review contributor David Silverman hailed the above cover letter example as "The Best Cover Letter I Ever Received." For context, Silverman believes there are only a handful of times when writing a cover letter is actually necessary:

  • When you know the name of the hiring manager.
  • When you know something about what the job requires.
  • When you've been referred to the job personally.

Under those three circumstances, a straight-to-the-point cover letter like the one above could be your best bet. Because it's so concise, however, make a point to add your own letterhead above the message itself. It might be easy for a recruiter to sift through a short and sweet cover letter like the one above, but it's just as easy for it to get lost in the shuffle of their application list without a unique design or format.

Template 4: Referral Cover Letter

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Just because a friend or colleague recommended you for a job doesn't mean the company is all set to hire you. Therefore, the cover letter template above is written specifically for referrals. We made this one here at HubSpot. Download it here (it comes with four other cover letter templates , too).

As you can see in the picture above, the first paragraph of the cover letter is dedicated entirely to acknowledging the circumstances of your applying: You know someone who works there — no harm in that. But there might be harm in not mentioning it to the hiring manager. Telling the reader about your connection at the company shows you're aware and confident of the actions you take to get the opportunities you're interested in.

Ultimately, it's better than the recruiter hearing about your employee connection from somebody else.

As for the rest of the cover letter, treat your message the same way you would if you had applied with no connection from within. Your skills and successes are no less important because of your internal referral.

Template 5: Photo Letterhead Cover Letter

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The cover letter template above was designed by Microsoft Office, and as comprehensive as it looks, it's completely free to download and modify.

As it looks right now, this cover letter contains about half photo, half text. Feel free to shrink (and change) the image to give yourself more room to tell your story. Of course, a nice washed-out image that expresses who you are can be part of that story ...

Template 6: Digital Creative Cover Letter

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This sixth template is perfect for the applicant who wants to emphasize the many different digital channels they areon. This template goes well with a resume of the same format.

As you personalize this letter with your own experience, make note of the social networks and industry software included in this template. You'll see there’s additional space along the top to add your LinkedIn and personal website to fill with your own information.

You can improve upon this template by formatting your most important highlights and accomplishments with bullet points. This will make the document easier to read for the hiring manager and emphasizes the value you provide.

Template 7: Marketing Manager Cover Letter

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Our seventh cover letter comes from Monster.com. This cover letter, shown above, is focused specifically on a marketing role.

Notice how the writer includes references to important marketing metrics and terminology. If you're applying to a data-driven role, you might not want to fill the page with a story of your experience in paragraph form, like Template 1 does at the beginning of this article. Instead, consider highlighting three (or four, or five) of your successes that you believe the hiring manager would resonate most with, in bulleted form.

As a marketing professional, breaking up your letter with bulleted details like the ones above shows a respect for the hiring manager's limited time — a mentality that all marketers must understand when communicating with a brand's audience.

Template 8: Career Day Follow-Up Cover Letter

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This is a unique kind of cover letter from Princeton University.

LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Monster, and Indeed might take the lion's share of your job searches online, but still some employment opportunities come out of a trade show, job fair, or similar networking event. For those occurrences, you have the follow-up cover letter template above.

This cover letter has everything you need to help an employer recall a conversation you had with him/her at a career fair. As you can see in the second paragraph, the letter is particularly useful to people who are about to graduate college.

Template 9: Logo and Watermarked Cover Letter

cover letter template: Logo and watermarked cover letter by Microsoft Office

Here's another cover letter template from Microsoft Office. This one has a light touch of color in the design just above the letterhead, but make no mistake — the template caters to any professional looking to make a good first impression on their future employer.

Don't let the logo space on the top-right of the page confuse you. This can be the logo of the company to which you're applying — to quickly get the attention of the recruiter — or your own logo. Perhaps you freelance on the side or simply like branding yourself. This cover letter template is meant for customization.

Template 10: Data Scientist Cover Letter

cover letter template: Princeton Data Science Cover Letter

This is our second template from Princeton University. While this is focused on a data scientist role, it is an excellent template to use for students applying to jobs prior to graduation.

The text emphasizes how the applicant’s academic research and projects makes them an ideal candidate for the position. The format is also simple enough to submit as a pdf, as text in an email message or an application text box.

Template 11: Business Cover Letter

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The cover letter template above is perfect for entry- and mid-level marketers who want to show a little extra professionalism in their opening note to a potential employer.

The multi-colored header (you can change the color if you wish) shows just the right amount of creativity and can go quite well with a resume of the same style. If you don't have enough experience to fill the entire page, don't worry. Feel free to write to a length you think is representative of who you are and what the hiring manager wants to see.

No matter how long your final cover letter is, the above template is your opportunity to show your attention to detail — from your contact information in the top header, to the personalized address line where you can include the name of the hiring manager. Like we said, "to whom it may concern" is pretty outdated, anyway.

Template 12: Entry-Level Cover Letter

Entry level job cover letter

The cover letter template above, written by HubSpot, is specifically designed for entry-level applicants.

When you only have a few years experience, it's important to display how you gained your skills and what you learned from your education or internships. Additionally, it's important to mention why you want to work at the company you're applying to.

No matter your experience, the template above will help you decide what skills you want to highlight and flesh out in your cover letter.

You can download it here (it comes with four other cover letter templates , too).

Template 13: Healthcare Cover Letter

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Additionally, phrases like "I'd love to put my skills to work for your clinic" and "Please contact me at your convenience and let me know how I can help you" focus on what the business will gain as a result of hiring the applicant, rather than what the applicant is looking to gain.

Template 14: Freelance Cover Letter

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If you're looking for freelance work, your biggest goal is to get your strengths across quickly, so busy clients won't pass by your cover letter entirely. Additionally, if you're sending out multiple cover letters to different clients, you'll want to target each one to that client's unique goals.

For instance, if one client is looking for SEO-optimized content related to marketing, you'll want to highlight past experience writing marketing content; this will change if, for instance, the client is looking for fitness content.

For this reason, it's a good idea to structure your cover letter so you start with a) past credentials or references, and b) bullet-point information related to the client's goal, as shown in the cover letter above.

Template 15: Director Cover Letter

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In the cover letter above, the candidate does a good job outlining how she succeeded in a leadership role previously: "For the past five years, I have successfully developed and maintained all data systems, including schedules and records for a business employing more than 100 people."

You'll want to demonstrate how your skills align with a Director position — both through organization and leadership — and, when possible, where you received recognition for your hard work (i.e. "I earned an award for Most Valuable Administrative Staff Member").

Write a Winning Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter is easier said than done. Don't hesitate to spend a lot of time writing and editing it. Or, ask a friend or family member to read it over and give you feedback. If the recruiter does end up reading it, you'll be thankful you did.

Editor's note: This post was originally published in November 2014 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

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In today's fiercely competitive job market, where countless resumes flood the inboxes of recruiters and hiring managers, how can you ensure that your application stands out?

The answer lies in the art of crafting a compelling application letter - a key weapon in your job-seeking arsenal that should never be underestimated.

Beyond being a mere formality, application letters act as your personal advocate, presenting your qualifications, experiences, and aspirations in a concise and persuasive manner.

While your resume showcases your skills and achievements, the application letter breathes life into those words, demonstrating your unique personality and genuine interest in the position.

But, what is a good sample of an application letter?

In this guide, we will unravel the secrets behind an outstanding application letter and provide you with various application letter samples for any position.

So, let’s dive in!

  • What is a job application letter and why should you write one?
  • How do you write an application letter?
  • What are some outstanding application letter samples?
  • What is a good application letter sample for a teacher?

What is a Job Application Letter and Why Should You Write One?

A job application letter, also known as a cover letter, is a formal document that accompanies a resume when applying for a job.

It serves as a more insightful introduction to the employer, providing an opportunity for you to express your interest in a specific job or position, and highlight your qualifications, experiences, and suitability for the role.

A well-written job application letter can significantly enhance a candidate's chances of securing an interview and ultimately landing the desired job. Here’s how:

Showcases Your Career Trajectory with More Details: While a resume provides a comprehensive overview of your education, work history, and skills, an application letter allows you to delve deeper into your qualifications and how you plan to leverage the same to help the company grow. By emphasizing these qualifications, job seekers can make a compelling case for their candidacy and demonstrate why they are the ideal fit for the role.

Demonstrates Motivation and Interest: A job application letter allows you to convey your enthusiasm and genuine interest in the position and the company. It provides an opportunity to explain why you are drawn to the organization, its mission, or its culture. By showcasing your passion and motivation, you can differentiate yourself from other applicants and leave a lasting impression on the employer.

Personalizes Your Application: A well-crafted application letter enables you to tailor your application to the specific job and employer. It allows you to address the hiring manager directly and explain why you are interested in the role. By customizing the letter, you can demonstrate their attention to detail, research skills, and understanding of the organization's needs.

Addresses Potential Concerns or Gaps: In some cases, job seekers may have certain concerns like career changes or gaps in their resumes that need addressing. An application letter allows you to explain any career transitions, employment gaps, or other circumstances that may require clarification. By proactively addressing these concerns, candidates can provide context and alleviate any potential doubts in the employer's mind.

Also Read: How to write a letter of intent for a job?

How Do You Write an Application Letter?

Given below are some highly insightful tips that will help you write an effective application letter for any position:

Tailor the Letter to the Specific Job Description

Carefully read and understand the job description to identify the key qualifications, skills, and experiences the employer is seeking.

Accordingly, tailor your application letter to highlight how your background aligns with these requirements. Doing so will significantly increase your chances of getting shortlisted.

Also, incorporate relevant keywords from the job description into your letter to demonstrate that you possess the desired qualifications and are a good fit for the position.

Also Read: What are the 4 types of request letters?

Research the Company

Familiarize yourself with the company's mission, values, products/services, and recent news or achievements. This information will help you tailor your letter to demonstrate your knowledge and genuine interest in the company.

You can check the company's presence on social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook, and look for recent updates, industry trends, or any other relevant information that can enhance your understanding of the company.

This can provide valuable insights that can be incorporated into your letter.

Use a Professional and Formal Tone

Follow a formal business letter format while writing your application letter and include a professional salutation and complimentary closing.

Ensure that the font, spacing, and alignment are appropriate and consistent throughout the letter.

If possible, address the letter to the hiring manager’s name rather than a generic "To Whom It May Concern." Avoid using slang, jargon, or overly casual language.

Also Read: How to address a cover letter without a name?

Proofread Carefully

Before submitting your application letter, proofread it multiple times to catch any grammatical or spelling errors.

Utilize software or online tools to help identify and correct any grammatical or spelling mistakes and check for consistency in formatting, punctuation, and verb tenses. Ensure that names, dates, and contact information are accurate.

Keep the Letter Concise

Limit your application letter to one page or less, focusing only on the most relevant information.

Highlight only the most notable achievements and qualifications that you possess in terms of the job description and focus them on describing how you plan on leveraging them to benefit the company.

Also Read: How to ask for a professional letter of recommendation?

Application Letter Sample

Given below are different versions of application letter samples for different purposes:

Scholarship Application Letter Sample

[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State, ZIP Code] [Email Address] [Phone Number] [Date]

[Scholarship Committee Name] [Scholarship Organization] [Address] [City, State, ZIP Code]

Dear [Scholarship Committee Name],

I am writing to apply for the [Scholarship Name] offered by [Scholarship Organization]. I am honored to have the opportunity to compete for this scholarship and would like to express my sincere gratitude for considering my application.

As a senior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in [Your Field of Study] at [Your School Name], I have maintained a consistently high GPA, demonstrating my commitment to academic excellence. I am deeply passionate about [Your Field of Study] and aspire to make a significant impact in this field.

Beyond my academic achievements, I have actively engaged in community service and leadership activities. As a dedicated volunteer at [Community Organization], I have had the privilege of supporting and mentoring underserved youth, fostering their academic growth and personal development. I believe in the power of community involvement and aim to continue making a positive impact on society.

Receiving the [Scholarship Name] would greatly alleviate the financial burden associated with my education, allowing me to fully dedicate myself to my studies and pursue opportunities that enhance my professional growth. Moreover, it would serve as an affirmation of my potential and inspire me to continue striving for excellence in all my endeavors.

Thank you for considering my application. Enclosed, please find the required documents, including my academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a detailed resume, which provide further evidence of my qualifications. If there are any additional materials or information needed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

I am sincerely grateful for the opportunity to be considered for the [Scholarship Name]. Your support would not only contribute to my educational journey but also empower me to continue making a difference in my field and community.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely, [Your Name]

Also Read: What is the best scholarship resume template that you can use in 2023?

Short Application Letter Sample for Any Position

[Recipient's Name] [Company Name] [Address] [City, State, ZIP Code]

Dear [Recipient's Name],

I am writing to express my keen interest in joining [Company Name] in any available position. I am impressed by the company's outstanding reputation and commitment to excellence, and I am confident that my skills and qualifications would make me a valuable asset to your team.

With a [number of years] of experience in [relevant industry/field], I have developed a strong foundation in [relevant skills/areas]. I possess a diverse skill set, including [specific skills or areas of expertise], which I believe would be highly beneficial in contributing to the success of [Company Name]. Additionally, I am a quick learner with a strong work ethic and a passion for delivering exceptional results.

Throughout my career, I have consistently demonstrated my ability to [mention key achievements or responsibilities that align with the company's needs]. I am adept at [specific tasks or responsibilities], and I have a proven track record of [mention relevant accomplishments or projects]. I thrive in fast-paced environments and excel at collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve common goals.

I am excited about the possibility of joining [Company Name] and contributing to its growth and success. Enclosed is my resume, which provides further details about my qualifications and experiences. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss how my skills align with the needs of [Company Name] and how I can contribute to your team.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity of discussing my candidacy further.

Also Read: How to find a job you love in 2023?

Application Letter Sample for Teacher

[Principal's Name] [School Name] [Address] [City, State, ZIP Code]

Dear [Principal's Name],

I am writing to apply for the position of teacher at [School Name], as advertised on [source of job posting]. I am excited about the opportunity to join your esteemed educational institution and contribute to the academic and personal development of students.

With [number of years] of experience in the field of education, I am confident in my ability to create a stimulating and inclusive learning environment. I am passionate about fostering a love for learning and supporting students in reaching their full potential.

Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of teaching students at various grade levels, including [mention relevant grade levels or subjects]. I have a solid understanding of curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional strategies that cater to diverse learning styles. I strive to create engaging and interactive lessons that encourage critical thinking, creativity, and active participation.

In addition to my teaching experience, I am proficient in incorporating technology into the classroom to enhance student engagement and facilitate a dynamic learning experience. I stay updated with the latest educational advancements and continuously seek professional development opportunities to further enhance my skills as an educator.

I am eager to contribute to the exceptional reputation of [School Name] and work alongside a team of dedicated professionals who share the same passion for education. Enclosed is my resume, which provides further details about my qualifications, certifications, and accomplishments.

Thank you for considering my application. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss my candidacy further and demonstrate my commitment to educational excellence. I am available for an interview at your convenience.

Also Read: How to write a compelling cover letter?

FAQs on Application Letter Sample

  • Is an application letter a formal letter?

Yes, an application letter is a formal letter that follows a specific format and tone. It is typically used to apply for a job, internship, scholarship, or admission to an educational institution, and requires professional language and structure.

  • What is an application writing format?

An application writing format typically includes a formal salutation, an introduction stating the purpose of the application, body paragraphs providing relevant information or qualifications, and a conclusion expressing gratitude and willingness for further communication. It is important to maintain a professional tone, use proper grammar and punctuation, and follow any specific guidelines or requirements provided by the recipient.

  • How do you start a formal application?

To start a formal application, begin with a professional salutation, such as "Dear [Recipient's Name]," or "To whom it may concern." Follow the salutation with a concise and clear introduction that states the purpose of the application and captures the recipient’s attention.

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How to Write an Application Letter

How do you write an application letter that can get you the job you desire?

Many job seekers don’t always see the reason why they should write an application letter when they are applying for a job because they feel they can just send their CVs.

Your CV indeed contains all the necessary information that the recruiter needs to know about you, but sometimes your CV alone may not be able to do the job of helping you land the job of your dreams.

Your CV may do a great job of showing that you have the skills and education required to excel in a particular position, but it may not be great at telling your prospective employer that you are the best person for the job.

This is what an application letter does for you. An application letter expresses your interest in a job and shows the employer why you are the best person for the position. Writing an application letter is one of the hidden job search hacks that help you  apply for fewer jobs, but land more interviews .

If you are tired of getting  rejected every time you apply for a job vacancy , then you should consider writing an application letter that will help you express your sincere interest in the job of your dreams. In this article, we will be looking at:

  • What is an application letter
  • Importance of an application letter
  • Difference between an application letter and a resume letter
  • How to write an application letter
  • Application letter examples


What is an Application Letter?

A job application letter is a formal document that is sent to a prospective employer to express your interest in a position. An application letter is usually sent alone and not attached alongside another document.

Most times, an application letter is not sent after you must have seen an advertised position but sent whether or not a vacancy was advertised. The application letter serves a purpose that is similar to that of the CV.

Read:   How to Write an Application Letter in Nigeria for a Teaching Job

When You Should Write an Application Letter.

Yes, it is true that you should write an application letter when you are interested in a job, but that is not all you consider before you decide to write an application letter.

When you see a job advert that you are interested in, you send your CV and cover letter, right? But this does not quite work for application letters. Employers will not replace the CV and cover letter with an application letter.

The approach of an application letter is different from the CV and the cover letter. You should write an application letter when the employer does not solicit your interest in the position. This simply means when there is no job advertisement or posting.

For example, if you are searching for a job and you have a list of top companies that you would love to work for, you don’t necessarily have to wait for a job posting to declare your interest in that particular job. You can simply email an application to different companies.

This is a way for you to extensively and formally introduce yourself to the prospective employer of the companies that you would love to work for.

letter for application sample

Why You Should Write an Application Letter for a Job

Just like we have discussed earlier, there are many reasons why people write application letters. If you are actively searching for a job, then this is why you should consider writing an application letter:

  • It serves as a formal introduction between you and your prospective employer.
  • It can help you access hidden jobs.
  • It can help you to be a step ahead of other job seekers.
  • It puts you in a less competitive circle in comparison with what happens when jobs are advertised with thousands of applicants showing interest.
  • It can help you boycott the process of applying for a job online, and writing a resume letter because most times application letters stand alone.

Difference between a Job Application Letter and a Cover Letter

Many people use the terms application letter and resume letter interchangeably because they think that they mean the same thing. Even though the application letter and the cover letter perform almost the same function, they are different.

  • An application letter is intended to stand alone, while a cover letter is usually accompanied by a CV or resume.
  • A resume/cover letter will contain a brief introduction that consists of three to four sentences about the job seekers' experience, education, accomplishment and why the job seeker feels he/she is the best candidate for the job. On the other hand, an application letter may have a more extensive introduction because it is meant to stand alone just like the CV.
  • An application letter often can substitute for a resume and, therefore, requires that the job seeker include specific information about her work history and professional competencies. A cover letter, on the other hand, should not contain too much information about the job seekers because it is merely an introduction to the resume.
  • A cover letter is like an elevator pitch. It is intended to capture the reader's attention enough to make the recruiter or hiring manager want to review the CV.
  • A cover letter is usually used by a job seeker to show interest in a job vacancy after which the job seeker will attach a detailed document (which is usually a CV). An application letter is mostly used by a job seeker to show interest in an unsolicited job.

Learn  how to write a stunning cover letter  now.

How to Write An Application Letter in 10 Easy Steps

These tips will guide you on how you can write an application letter:

  • Write an Outline
  • Write your first draft
  • Use a friendly tone
  • Make it concise
  • Tailor the job application letter to the job specification and company requirement
  • Use typed and not handwritten documents
  • Use quality paper
  • Write a mind blowing ending

Are you applying for a security job, but don't know how to write an application letter? Read how to write an application letter for a security job in Nigeria

1. Write an Outline : Just like you write an outline when you want to write an essay, it is also important that you write an outline when you want to write your application letter. The outline is the structure of what you want to write in your actual application letter. It is good that you make clear what you want to achieve, and all the things that you want your prospective employer to know.

An outline of your application letter will make it easy for you to write your application letter because you have the structure planned out already.

2. Write a Draft : After you must have done a structure for your application letter, then it is good for you to do a rough draft of the application letter before writing the original one.

When you are drafting your application letter, you can make use of the outline that you did earlier to serve as a guide for your application letter. At this point, you may not worry about grammatical mistakes and punctuation errors. This is to help you develop a prototype application letter.

3. Salutation : Salutation is one aspect of the application letter that is obvious. Most times that is what the employer will likely see first as soon as they open the letter. Since this is an important aspect of the application letter, you need to be careful.

It is important for you to know some tips on salutation before you start writing your application letter:

  • You should put a comma at the end of your salutation
  • If you are addressing more than one recipient, you should address the recipient as ‘Dear Sirs/Madams’.
  • If you don’t know the name of the recipient, you should address the person as ‘Dear Sir/Madam’.
  • If the recipient's gender is not known, you should address the person with the full name. Like; ‘Dear David Houston’.

 4.  Tone : Employers can sense your tone from the way that you write. When you are writing your application letter, you must treat the recipient with respect. Be polite and use formal language when you are writing. Be careful not to use slang or ambiguous words.

5. Be Brief : As much as you need to give your prospective employers reasons why you think you are the best person for the job, it is equally important for you to as brief as possible.

Employers are very busy and may not be able to spend time reading your application letter. Mention the purpose of your letter in the first paragraph because this is where the employer will likely look at first.

6. Tailor the letter to the job and the company : Tailoring your application to the job that you are applying for and the company will give your prospective employer the mindset that you are passionate about the job and the company.

Employers look forward to hiring people that are passionate about the job. Tailoring your application letter may be all you need to land the job of your dreams.

7. Use typed and not handwritten documents : Unless a handwritten letter is requested, you should send a typed and computer-generated document. Typing your document will help you present a well-aligned, clear, and easy to read the document.

8. Use a high quality Paper: If you are sending a hard copy application letter, make sure you use a good and quality paper. Don’t tear out a sheet of paper from your notepad and use that paper to write your application letter. If you do that, your application letter will look scrappy and rough.

9. Proof-reading : proof-reading your application letter will help you see errors that you would need to fix before you send your application letter. You can read your application letter out loud to yourself to see some errors.

Check the spellings on your application letter and punctuation errors. You can use Grammarly.com to check your spellings and edit your errors.

 10.  Ending your application letter : When you are sending your application letter, you should make sure that your tone matches the tone of the letter. A formal letter closing is polite, courteous, and respectful.

These are common closing that you can use to end your application letter:

  • ‘Sincerely’ or your ‘faithfully’
  • ‘Your Truly’
  • ‘Faithfully Yours’

Application Letter Example for Any Job Vacant Position

Application letter format

Writing an application letter can be easy and straight forward if you follow some rules. From salutation, closing, to the overall organization of your letter some rules makes your application letter appear good.

Your application letter should begin with the contact information. The contact information should include your contact and that of the employer.

The contact information should include; name, address, phone number, email, and date. If it is an email application letter, you can put your contact at the end of the letter after your signature.

The heading of your application letter includes the contact information and the salutation.

Contact information

(Your contact information)

City, State Zip Code

Phone Number

Email Address

(The employer’s contact information)

Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name,


Salutation is the polite greeting that is usually at the beginning of the application after the contact information of the. The common salutation format is ‘Dear Mr./Ms’ followed by the person’s last name.

The body of the application letter

The body of your application letter lets your prospective employer know the position that you are applying for, why they should consider your application and how they would finally follow you up if they consider you for the position.

The body of your application letter is made up of different paragraphs leading up to the conclusion. Here we are going to look at the different paragraphs.

First paragraph

The first paragraph of your application letter will include information about why you are writing the letter in the first place. It is in this paragraph that you will mention the job that you are applying for and where you saw the job application.

It is in the first paragraph that you create a lasting impression on the employer. This is where you sell yourself to your prospective employer.

Second and third paragraph

The second and the third paragraph of your application letter should tell your prospective employer what you have to offer the company and what you have to offer performing the job.

These paragraphs are the most important in your application letter because this is where you have to prove to the employer that you meet the need of what the employer is looking for.

This is where you would have to share the experience, skills and accomplishments that suggest you as the best person for the job.

Remember to state how your qualification makes you the best person for the job.

Note : You should research the company and find out some information that will help you emphasize that you are the best person for the position. You can research the role that you would love to fill to find out the company’s expectation for the role, and then tailor your application in that regards.

You should also not forget to make use of specific example where possible. If you say that you are a skilled at marketing products, you should be able to give examples that would emphasize that.

Last paragraph

The last paragraph of your application letter should summarize your application letter. You should also thank your employer in this part of your application letter. You should conclude this paragraph by thanking your employer for considering you for the position.

You can also include information on how the employer or the company will follow you up.

Complimentary close

You should sign off your letter with a polite close. For example;

Signature (for a hard copy letter)

Typed Signature


Job Application Letter   Example for an Experienced Job Candidate

Writing an application letter for a job may not be an easy thing to do especially when you are writing one for the first time.

Looking at an application letter example will help write your own without much stress. This application letter example will guide you to write your application letter.

David Emmanuel

11 South Street

Ocean View Estate, Lekki,

Lagos, Nigeria.


[email protected]

November 13th, 2019.

Judith Peterson

Human Resources Director

Capital Solutions, Inc.

101 Admiralty Way

Lekki, Lagos,

Dear Mr. Judith,

I was very happy when my friend, Daine James, told me that Capital Solutions are searching for a Human Resources Specialist with a minimum of two years experience.

From my research on the company, I learned that Capital Solutions see team work as an important aspect of performance that can help the company reach its goals, and how much the company needs a Human Resources specialist that would join the team and start performing at once. I believe that I am that ideal candidate for your team.

I am David Emmanuel, a graduate of Human Resources and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos. My 5 years of experience in Human Resources practices has made me become a Human Resources specialist.

In my current as the Human Resources Manager, I manage a team of 20 staff members, organize on-boarding program for new staff, and prepare pay role for the company. I also have experience in:

  • Data entry and data reporting on HRM software
  • Recruiting and hiring processes (which includes; creating job descriptions, posting job vacancies, creating candidate awareness on available job vacancies, screening CVs and scheduling interviews).
  • Organizing company event. (Organizing end of the year party and team bonding events).

I would love to speak with you about my qualifications and what I can do for your team. Thank you for your consideration.


David Emmanuel.

Job Application Letter   Example for Job Candidates with No Experience

Jane Aderinsola

11 Ajayi Close,


John Samuel

Dear Mr Emmanuel,

I was extremely excited when a friend mentioned the opening for the role of a customer service intern. I recently graduated from the University of Lagos, where I studied Mass Communication. I am very passionate about customer service, which is why I am excited about this position.

As a first-class graduate of Mass Communication, and as a one-time public relations officer for the students’ Union. I have learned how to effectively communicate and manage relationships with diverse people.

Asides from my graduate program, I have also taken different certificate courses and training in customer service practices and public relations. I recently attended a 2-weeks customer service training where I learned: The ethics of customer services, telephone etiquette, and I improved my written communication skills.

From my education, training and experience, I have been able to build the following skills:

· Excellent communication skills

· Good listening skills

· Improve my writing skills

· People management skills

· Interpersonal skills

· MS Office

I believe that my education, experience, and training in Mass communication and customer service practices has prepared me for this internship role.

Considering the great milestone that ABC company has achieved over time, I am certain that this company will be a great environment for me to grow my career as well as contribute to the success of the organization.

I look forward to a scheduled time where we can discuss my qualification as regards the internship.

Thank you for your consideration .

Application Letter FAQ

1: should my cv be accompanied by an application letter .

The answer is yes, your CV or résumé should always be accompanied by an application letter. It's an important self-marketing tool which you shouldn't fail to utilize.

2:  How Should I Format My Application Letter?

Your application letter should be formatted the following way: ●    Heading (hard copy) or Subject (Email) ●    Salutation Check this post for more infomration on how to format your application letter

3:  What Should I Include In My Application Letter?

Your application letter should include relevant work history and skills, the significant role you played in your previous job which matches the job you are now applying for, why you would be a  good fit for the role, achievements, and any industry certifications you possess

4: How Long Should My Application Letter Be?

Typical, a cover letter should be half a page, or one full page in length. Break it into paragraphs, so that the information can be easily and quickly absorbed by the recruiter.

Having a professional application letter can help you land the job of your dreams without having to wait for years. Companies receive loads of application letters daily, but learning how to write an effective application letter can help stand out from other job seekers.

Looking to land your dream job? See  100 interview questions and answers  to get you prepared for the big day.

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You have explained well. But what if the person doesn't have any working experience? 

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It is the section before the application letter FAQ.

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Job Application Letter Format - Check Out How to Write and Sample Letters

Are you a person who has completed their degree and is looking for a job? Have you been sending out job applications but have not heard back from the employer? If so, going through this article on job application letter writing format is what you should do now. Read through the following topics to understand the areas you are missing out on and what recruiters are looking for in a job application.

Table of Contents

Writing a job application letter – what recruiters expect.

  • Formal Letter for Job Application for the Position of Cryptographer

Sample Job Application Letter for the Post of High School English Teacher

Sample job application mail template.

  • FAQs on Job Application Letter Format

Every individual needs a job that pays them well so as to be able to live a comfortable life. In this competitive world, people find it really hard to get themselves placed in a good company due to the little things they thought were not that important and did not take into consideration. According to many, how you perform at the interview is all that matters, but that is not true. The employer builds an opinion about you from the very beginning. From the time you send in your job application, or your profile gets noticed on an online platform, the employer notices each and every little detail. Your job application letter is one of the first things that creates an impression about you in the eyes of the recruiter, so it is vital that you understand how to write a job application letter and draft a good one.

There are a few main aspects that recruiters look for when going through a job application letter. They try to analyse how passionate you are about taking up the particular job. Being genuine is one of the qualities that they look for in a potential candidate. How your skills and experience would add value to the company or organisation is one of the most important pointers they would be interested to know. You have got to convince the recruiter that you are the right person for the job in the way you present the job application letter.

Sample Job Application Letters for You

When you start writing your job application letter, keep in mind that a job application letter is not something casual. It has to be written in the format of a formal letter . Know how exactly you should write a job application letter by going through the sample job application letters given below.

Formal Letter of Job Application for the Position of Cryptographer

589/22, Srilakshmi Nagar Block 3

Subbanna Palya Extension

Banaswadi, Bangalore North

January 7, 2022

The HR Manager

Anton Technologies

Electronic City

Bangalore – 560012

Subject: Job application letter for the position of Cryptographer

Respected Sir,

This is with reference to the job posting on LinkedIn for the position of Cryptographer in your esteemed organisation. I have carefully read the job description. I have also browsed through your official website to understand the kind of work you do, and I am interested in working with you.

I am an MSc Electronics graduate, and I have completed multiple diploma courses in Cyber Security. I have hands-on experience of working in the field of cyber security for five years. Planning and executing various security means, analysing and documenting security systems, rebuilding and making arrangements for the safety of the security system, writing and developing security codes are some of the areas I have good experience with. I believe that I will be a good fit for the role in your company and that I can do justice to the responsibilities I will have to take up.

I have enclosed my resume and work samples for your kind review.

Thank you for your time and consideration. Hoping to hear from you.

Yours sincerely,

28 C, K K Nagar


Coimbatore – 641045

12 th January, 2022

The Principal

D A V Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Chennai – 600012

Subject: Job application letter for the post of High School English Teacher

Dear Mr. Sishir Kumar,

I am writing to you to express my interest in the job opening for the post of High School English Teacher in your prestigious institution. I have reviewed the roles and responsibilities in the job description you have posted on the Naukri employment portal dated 09/01/2022.

I am an MA English graduate. I have also completed my Masters in Education. I have a teaching experience of three years at the Indian Public School, Coimbatore. I have handled students from Class VI to X. I have experience in teaching the IGCSE syllabus. I have also been a part of the curriculum development team. I am looking for better opportunities where I can use my skills and expertise to help and mould students and their communication skills. I believe that I can do well and play a good role in providing quality education.

I have attached my resume and experience certificate for your kind perusal. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for taking the time to review my application.


Receiver’s mail id: [email protected]

Subject: Job Application for the Role of (Mention the job role you are applying for)

Respected Sir/Ma’am,

I am (Mention your full name) and I would like to apply for the role of (Job role) at your prestigious company.

I have completed my (Mention your degree) in (Mention the subject/specialisation). I have (Mention the years of experience) years of experience in the field of (Mention the field of work) at (Mention the name of your previous company). I have an in depth knowledge of the duties that I will have to perform and expertise in the particular field of work that would help me accomplish all the assigned tasks in the event of me being placed in your company.

I have enclosed herewith my resume, my detailed profile and a certificate of experience for your reference and review. I have also provided my contact information. Please feel free to contact me in case of any questions. I am looking forward to meeting with you in person for an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Your full name

Contact number : 123456

Email id: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions on Job Application Letter Format

How do i write an application letter for a job.

Tips to write a job application letter:

  • Mention the job position you are applying for and where you found the information about the job opening.
  • Introduce yourself and highlight your skills and qualifications.
  • State strongly why you would be right for the job.
  • Use a polite tone throughout your letter.
  • Stay genuine and professional.
  • End the letter on a positive note.
  • Proofread the letter before you send it to the concerned hiring manager/employer.

What is a job application letter?

A job application letter is a cover letter that is written to the potential employer to provide them with information about your qualifications, skills and experience. It is sent along with your resume and other necessary documents.

How do you end a job application letter?

You can end your job application letter by thanking the employer for the time and consideration in going through your job application. You can use a complimentary closing such as ‘Yours sincerely’, ‘Sincerely’, ‘Best regards’, etc.

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A job application letter is a document that a person writes to their potential employer so as to give them information about their qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge. It is also known as a cover letter and is sent along with a resume and other necessary documents to the employer.

The basic role of a job application letter is to introduce your potential to employers and highlight your suitability for the job vacancy. It is one of the first things that make an impression on you in the eyes of the employer. While hiring, recruiters try to analyze how passionate a person is about taking up that particular job, thus, being genuine and truthful is one of the essential qualities that they look for in the candidate. The applicant needs to convince the employer that they are right for the job by presenting a detailed and clear job application letter.

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Job Application Letter: Tips and Guidelines

  • A job application letter should provide information about educational qualifications, career, goals, projects and other key details in a very crisp manner.
  • A job application letter should be professional in appearance.
  • It should be addressed to a specific person and their position should be mentioned.
  • One should attract attention to their skills, experience and knowledge in the job application letter.
  • Any kind of additional documents provided along with the application letter should be addressed/mentioned clearly.
  • The willingness for an interview ahead of the application should be expressed.
  • The applicant should write in such a tone which sounds enthusiastic and positive to the employer.
  • One should avoid mentioning repeatedly the skills and experiences which are already mentioned in the resume.
  • Write persuasively and proofread before submitting.

Format for Job Application Letter

Address of the Applicant

The employer/HR,

Salutation (Respected Sir/Ma’am),

Body of the letter

Thanking you,

Yours Sincerely/Truly

(Details of the applicant)

Sample for Job Application Letter 1 – Applying as a Fresher/Graduate

  142, 12th Floor,

Vibrant Tower,

Andheri, Mumbai.

12th September 2021

The HR Manager,

ABC Technologies,

Action Tower,

Subject: Job application for the position of Software Engineer

Respected Ma’am,

I hope your day is going great. I am writing this to you regarding the software engineer position that has recently opened up in your company. I came across this position on a website and I believe that I qualify for the majority of the requirements.

I have completed my graduation in electronic communication from IIT Delhi in which I hold a CGPA of 8.65. During my graduation, I also pursued certificate courses in Java processing, front-end development and backend development.

I also recently completed a three-month internship with Sigma Technologies where I was a part of their front-end team.

I have attached my resume with this letter and I certainly believe my educational qualifications will be satisfactory as per your expectations and will meet all the requirements.

Looking forward to discussing my skill set in an interview.

Yours truly,

Sakshi Mittal

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Sample for Job Application Letter 2 – Applying for a New Job

  14, Balwant Nagar

Janpath Road,

9th January 2022

Karan Nayak

HR Manager,

Potent Solutions,

Subject: Application for vacancy of Customer Service Manager

Dear Mr Nayak,

I hope you are having a productive day. I am excited to contact you about the customer service manager vacancy posted on Potent solutions’ website. I find myself a potential candidate for the position, given my career experience, education and core skills have prepared me to thrive in this role.

In my prior experiences involving marketing and sales, I have worked successfully with my team in converting clients and making core decisions. I have strong communication skills and can readily identify and resolve customer needs.

As my resume mentions, I have 4 years of experience in sales and marketing. And though I enjoyed my job a lot, with time I have realised that my customer care skills were more effective. This interest in customer care was strong enough to lead me and pursue a career in customer services.

I would love to continue this conversation with you over an interview and I believe that I can play an essential role in providing you with quality results. Looking forward to discussing more over an interview.

Thanking You,

Yours sincerely,

Viraj Mathur

FAQs on Job Application Letter

Question 1. What is a job application letter?

Answer. A job application letter is a professional document which allows your recruiter to know about your experiences, education, skills and knowledge about a particular field. It introduces you to your potential employer and highlights your suitability for the position you are applying to.

Question 2. What is important to include in a job application letter?

Answer. At the top of the letter:

  • Mention your contact details and address
  • Address properly the company/organisation you are applying to
  • A formal greeting (using the appropriate title and name of the addresses).
  • A clear and brief subject of the letter

At the bottom of the letter:

  • An appropriate sign-off eg. Yours truly, yours faithfully etc.
  • Your name and signature

Question 3. Is a job application letter important?

Answer. Yes, a job application letter is an essential part of a written application. In many cases, an application letter is just as important as a resume. It is unlikely that your resume will be read if your application letter does not make a good first impression.

Question 4. What are the things that an applicant should avoid in their job application letter?

Answer. Following are some mentioned things that an applicant should avoid in the job application letter:

  • Job application letter should not be copied from any other resume publication sites
  • An applicant should always proofread their application letter and should not make any grammatical mistakes.
  • An applicant should put highlights on what the organisation will gain from hiring them, instead of just focusing on what the applicant will gain from the organisation.


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Your resume reflects your suitability for a role but a job application letter would enable you to showcase your desire to work with a company. In this technologically advanced era, the initial processes of hiring are often carried out virtually. Thus, attaching a job application letter along with your resume will surely reflect your willingness to work with a particular organization. This blog brings you the essentials of writing a job application letter that can help you successfully land your dream job. Let us read this blog to know all about job application letter!

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What is a job application letter, what to include in a job application letter, important tips, job application letter sample.

A job application letter is a formal document submitted by a job seeker to a prospective employer as part of the application process. In around 100 words, it introduces the applicant, highlights their qualifications, skills, and relevant experiences, and expresses their interest in a specific job vacancy. The letter serves as a persuasive tool to convince the employer of the applicant’s suitability for the position. It should be well-structured, concise, and tailored to the job requirements, showcasing the applicant’s enthusiasm and professionalism. A compelling job application letter can significantly enhance the chances of securing an interview and ultimately the desired job opportunity.

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A job application letter is attached alongside the candidate’s resume or CV . Let’s first take a look at the integral elements to include in a Job Application Letter:

  • Heading: Start with adding information about your employer as well as your own address along with the date, email address and phone number
  • Salutation: Politely greet the concerned person with a salutation like Dear Mr./Ms, etc.
  • Body of the Letter: Begin by mentioning the job position you are applying for and from where you got to know about it. Then, in the second paragraph, mention why you are suitable for this position and align your candidacy with the skills and expertise mentioned in the job description. In the third paragraph, thank the employer for their time and provide follow-up information, if any. 
  • Closing Line: After the main body of content, end the letter with a complimentary close like Regards or Sincerely.
  • Signature: End with your handwritten signature and put your name underneath it.

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To help you craft an impressive job application letter, here are some important pointers and tips we have compiled to assist you in understanding its format and the content you need to include in this letter. 

Research About the Company 

Before you start drafting your job application letter, make sure you thoroughly research the essential details related to the job profile and company. Mentioning the achievements of the company which inspired you to be a part of it will showcase your zeal and interest in working with the organization.

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Follow the Format

One of the most important points you must ensure while writing a job application letter is to follow a formal format to convey your interests and inclination towards the job profile. This letter will cater for the impression on your behalf, thus, you must follow a professional format including single spacing, Times New Roman font, 10-12 font size, left alignment etc. 

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Address it to the Hiring Manager 

Regardless of the position you are applying for, it is essential to address the letter to the hiring executives. While writing the letter avoid using ‘To whom it may concern’ or ‘Dear Hiring Manager’, research about the particular executive and address it to them.

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Elucidate Your Experience and Qualifications

Although your resume will have educational qualifications mentioned in it but describing your skills and achievements and how they align with the job description can also help you in carving an effective job application letter. Briefly explain your academic and professional journey and mention some important achievements and work experience which can highlight your candidature from the crowd. 

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List Your Interests 

Collaborating your interests and passion along with your academic milestones and professional skills will help you have an extra edge over other candidates. Do not refrain from mentioning your interests and hobbies as well as how they help you deliver the best.

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BONUS: Along with the aforementioned pointers, you can also use the following tips and tricks to craft a good job application letter. 

  • Keep it concise. Do not make it lengthy.
  • Do not forget to proofread the letter. Make sure that it is free from any spelling or grammatical errors.
  • Incorporate important keywords mentioned in the job description of the profile you are applying for.
  • Strictly follow the formal tone and avoid using casual language or slang.

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Now that you are aware of what should be included in a job application letter, let us go through the below-mentioned sample to understand the tone and writing style of this letter. 

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A formal application is one in which the applicant submits any and all paperwork or information that the City must consider before issuing a license.

An application letter, also known as a cover letter, is a summary of your best and most relevant talents and abilities, which will be expanded in your CV or selection criteria. It presents you to potential employers and highlights your qualifications for the position for which you are applying.

Traditionally, an application letter or cover letter is a formal letter that is sent with your résumé when applying for a job. Its objective is to supplement your résumé by offering more specific facts and to explain why you are a strong fit for the specific post to which you are applying in writing.

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In today’s competitive job market, your job application letter is often your first opportunity to make a lasting impression on a potential employer. It serves as your initial introduction, a glimpse into your qualifications, and a chance to showcase your enthusiasm for the position. Whether you’re a fresh graduate embarking on your career journey or a seasoned professional looking to take the next step, mastering the art of crafting a compelling job application letter is essential.

In this article, we will reveal the tricks to write job application letters, exploring the key components that make up an effective application. We’ll provide valuable insights and practical tips that can help you stand out from the crowd and increase your chances of landing that dream job. From understanding the purpose of the letter to tailoring it to the specific job you’re applying for, we’ve got you covered.

So, if you’re ready to unlock the secrets of writing a job application letter that grabs the attention of recruiters and HR managers, read on. Your next career opportunity might be just a well-written letter away.

Advertised Job Application Letter Sample (Vacancy)

See the following vacancy application letter sample:

Dear Mr. Williams,

I am aware of the driver position advertised in today’s local newspapers. Therefore, I would like to put forward my application for the position.

See also a concise resignation letter sample and  an email resignation letter sample here. 

Inquiry Job Application Letter Sample

Recommended job application letter sample.

I am writing to express interest in the Registered Nurse position recommended by one of your doctor at your hospital, Dr. Rubyleen.  She and I were colleagues when we were working in Makati Public Hospital.

In October 2015,  I graduated from Makati Health College with an Associate of Science in Nursing.  In my resume, you will see that my experience matches the qualifications listed for this position. I heard about this job through Dr. Rubyleen who gave me a recommendation letter attached with this application letter.

You might need a professional resignation letter sample or a polite resignation letter sample before you apply for a new job.

How To Write An Application Letter

The Format and the Paragraphs

Your detailed information and your interest in the job.

Your application letter should provide detailed information on what position you are applying for, why you are qualified for the job you are applying for. In addition to that, your application letter should explain the reasons for your interest in the certain organization.  It should also state your most relevant skills or experiences. 

The Employer’s Benefit If They Choose You

Your application letter should also inform the employer what benefits  they will get if they select you as their employee. In addition to that, please make sure that you state the time comfortable for the employer and you to have an interview, and how you will follow-up. Get a recommendation letter sample from an employer here.

Some people state how much salary they expect when they write a job application letter. You can also do this if your intention is to increase your salary. However, if you are between jobs or unemployed, it is advisable that you do not mention this matter in it. 

Job Application Letter Opening Sentences


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You can begin with:

“I just met with Susan Doherty from your firm, and she strongly recommended that I send you my resume. She is sure that I am the ideal candidate for the position of System Manager.”

If you write a letter based on someone’s suggestion, you can start with these:

“I enjoyed our meeting at the Big Motorcycle Club. As you suggested,  I am sending you this additional information to review before we get together. Victoria Ltd suggested I contact you regarding opportunities in your warehouse division. My background documents considerable success in the areas of loss prevention and asset recovery, which I understand are high on your list of requirements.”

Website’s Info and Someone’s Recommendation

This one is based on website’s info and someone’s recommendation:

“I am writing to express my interest in the International Marketing position open at Business.com. My colleague Amanda White recommended that I contact you directly about this position.”

Based on recommendation:

“I have the pleasure of being acquainted with one of your staff, Rachel Jones. She let me know about the open position, and recommended that I contact you. I graduated from ………”

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Highlighting Skills and Qualification

  • These sentences are also good to open the letter while highlighting your skills and qualification: “As a fresh University of Seychelles graduate, I am confident that my computer skills plus my well-honed interest in technology advances, and my recently completed education in computer science make me a strong candidate for a position as an entry-level software engineer at your highly regarded company.”

Setting Similarities With Recruiter

  • If you have the same background with the recruiter, you can write: “Before deciding to apply, I did some research and discovered that we’re both Philippines University grads. I hope this will be a harbinger of good things to come and that we will be doing our best in the workplace. As a new graduate, I’ve been hoping to find the kind of position you’re staffing because I have exactly the background you’re asking for.”

Inquiry or Advertised Vacancy

Many business owners advertise their vacant positions in their company to get the best employees. In that case, you have to write your application letter accordingly.

Known Available Vacancy

When you know there is an available position, you can begin with this: “I am very interested in the entry level position that is available at Jakarta Investment Partners. I recently graduated from University of Indonesia and my courses in investments, finance and business have given me a solid base upon which I plan to build my career.”

Vacancy Advertised on Newspapers

Based on newspapers: “I’m writing to express my interest in the Editorial Assistant position listed on Finance Newspapers. I am confident that my related experience and excellent capabilities will meet your requirements for this position.”

Also based on advertisements on newspapers: “I am writing to apply for the Dining room Manager position advertised in the Times Herald. I graduated from Bandung International Hotel University five years ago and I am sure my experience in Hilton Hotel will enrich the company’s standard of services.”

For Teachers

This is for teachers: “I have a very strong interest in pursuing a teaching career. With experience working at both the elementary and high school levels, as well as in activities outside of the traditional classroom, I have a diverse background with much to offer.”

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Application Letter Format

Applicant’s personal identity, body of the letter, the first paragraph, the second paragraph, the third paragraph, complimentary close.

The last thing we have to put in our application letter is our signature. Learn more about  parts of business letter here.

More Tips on Writing Application Letters

Tips on Writing Application Letters.  As a conclusion, pay attention to the following tips on writing an application letter : 

  • Why you are writing – mention the job you are applying for and where you found the listing .
  • What you have to offer the employer – mention why your skills and experience are a good fit for the job .
  • Express your gratitude to the personnel   manager for considering you and note how you will follow up.

See the following application letter samples. They are written in Full Block Style.

Teacher Application Letter Sample

Teacher Job Application Letter Sample

Sultan Haruddin

Jl. Sukaindah no. 5 Sukarajin I

Kel. Cikutra Kec. Cibeunying Kidul

Bandung, 40124

January  01, 2021

Dr. Mark Harrison Bandung International High School Bandung, 40120

Dear Mr. Harrison,

Please accept my application for the position of English Trainer in Bandung International High School you offered. Since I have an educational background and experiences matching your criteria,  I am enthusiastically ready to be a part of your team. At the beginning of this humble proposal, please allow me to highlight my qualification in teaching English. Recently I have just got two Teaching Knowledge Test certificates from Cambridge English Language Assessment.

For your information and considerations, please allow me to give you my background and experiences. From 2010 to 2015 I worked as an English tutor in American Prep, an educational institution delivering home tutoring to different international school students such as Binus, BSJ, Tiara Bangsa etc. From 2016 to 2017, I worked for English First PT Summa Harmony.  Finally, from October 2017 up to present time,  I am working in SD Al-Azhar 46, Depok.

I thank you for offering me this position. Should you need to contact me, you can call me at this number 0813 8000 5555 or preferably email me at [email protected].

Download the letter here.

See also an English teacher resume example or a pharmacist resume example here.

Driver Application Letter Sample

Driver Job Application Letter

I am aware of the driver position advertised in today’s local newspapers. Therefore, I would like to put forward my application for the position. I have a proper driving license and have been working as a bus driver for ten years in Miami.  

I am a reliable and trustworthy employee and am ready to work long hours. In addition, I am punctual and capable of driving safely and carefully under any circumstances.

Please let me assure  that I could do very well in your company as I usually did in my former employer.

I thank you very much for considering me for this post. Should you need to contact me, you can do so by calling or emailing me at the number or email address in my attached resume.

Sincerely yours,

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Financial Research Assistant

Application Letter  Sample for Marketing Manager

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Reporter Application Letter Sample

John Magellan 35 King Albert Park Singapore 2159 Telephone 7785427

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Application Letter Sample For System Manager

Application Letter Sample For System Manager

Human Resources Department Carnival Cruise Line Copenhagen, Denmark

Dear Sirs, I am writing to inquire whether your company will have any available position to  be  opened in  the  near  future which is in line with my skill and educational background.  My name is George Martin and I am 23 years old Graduated from Harvard University  majoring in Information Technology.

I have had two years of experience as a System Manager at Boston University of Computer in Boston. I am confident that I will perform a job which will meet your standard.

For further information, I attached my CV and Reference.  I would be grateful if you could give me an opportunity for an interview at any time available.   Thank you for considering this application and I am looking forward to hearing from you. 

Yours sincerely,

George Martin

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Scholarship Application Letter Sample

[Your Name] [Address] [City, State, Zip Code] [Email Address] [Date]

[Scholarship Committee Name] [Organization Name] [Address] [City, State, Zip Code]

Dear Members of the Scholarship Committee,

I am writing to express my sincere interest in applying for the [Scholarship Name] as advertised on [Source of Scholarship Information]. As a dedicated and driven individual, I believe that this scholarship would greatly assist me in pursuing my educational and career goals.

I am currently a [Your Current Year] student at [Your Current College/University], majoring in [Your Major]. Throughout my academic journey, I have consistently maintained a strong GPA and have actively participated in extracurricular activities related to my field of study. I am particularly passionate about [Highlight a Relevant Area of Interest or Achievement].

This scholarship would significantly alleviate the financial burden of my education and allow me to focus more on my studies and professional development. It is my sincere aspiration to excel in [Your Career Aspiration] and make a meaningful contribution to [Relevant Industry or Field].

I sincerely request the opportunity to be considered for the [Scholarship Name] and kindly ask for your support in making my educational dreams a reality. Enclosed, please find my completed application form, academic transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of being awarded this scholarship and will be extremely grateful for your support.

[Your Name]

[Your Contact Number]

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    Use it to explain your motivation and why you believe you would excel in the new role. Build My Cover Letter. Why this cover letter works: Mentions notable contributions, e.g., 15% revenue increase. Establishes a sense of devotion and passion for the company. Identifies top skills that make the job seeker qualified.

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    Application Letter Sample for Teacher [Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State, ZIP Code] [Email Address] [Phone Number] [Date] [Principal's Name] [School Name] [Address] [City, State, ZIP Code] Dear [Principal's Name], I am writing to apply for the position of teacher at [School Name], as advertised on [source of job posting]. I am excited ...

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    10. Ending your application letter: When you are sending your application letter, you should make sure that your tone matches the tone of the letter. A formal letter closing is polite, courteous, and respectful. These are common closing that you can use to end your application letter: 'Sincerely' or your 'faithfully'.

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    1. Create an outline. Before writing your letter, it can be useful to create a clear, simple outline to plan each section of your cover letter. Start with an introductory paragraph in which you state your full name, the title of the job for which you're applying and the name of the hiring organization.

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