Page 33 of the Cover Letter Tutorial: Closer Examples
Examples of Good Proactive Cover Letter Closers:
- I am convinced it would be worthwhile for us to meet. I will contact you next week to schedule a meeting. Should you have questions in the meantime please feel free to contact me at 813/555-9293. Thank you for your consideration.
I am confident that we would find it mutually beneficial to discuss my qualifications face-to-face. I will phone your secretary at the end of next week to arrange an appointment. You are also welcome to contact me at 212/555-8283. I very much appreciate your consideration.
I would very much like to meet with you not only to discuss my qualifications but so that I can share my graphic design samples with you. I will contact you at the end of next week to arrange a meeting.
I would like to request an interview so that I can more fully demonstrate how well my qualifications align with the requirements of this position. I will be in Dallas in early September and will contact you when I arrive in town to see if we can arrange to meet. Please phone or e-mail me at the numbers on this letterhead if you have questions. I want to thank you for considering me.
I’m sure you agree that this letter and resume can’t make my case as comprehensively as I could in person. I would very much like the opportunity to review with you how well I fit with this position. I know you will be recruiting on my campus next month and I’d like to make sure I’m one of the students you interview. I’ll call your office before your recruiting trip here to confirm that I’m on your schedule. Thank you for your attention.
I would like to meet with you to further explore the contribution I could make at Pennyback Systems. I will call you in 10 days to confirm that you’ve received this package answer any questions and see if we can arrange a meeting or phone interview. I invite you to call me at 315/555-9293 if you need more information. I thank you most kindly for your consideration.
I am convinced that an exchange of information would be of mutual interest and benefit. Please review my background and allow me the opportunity to qualify my belief that I have the credentials and capacity for making important contributions. You have my commitment that I will ensure your time is well spent. I will contact you in a week to arrange a meeting.
I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how I might best assist your company in fulfilling its present corporate needs. I will be available for employment upon graduation in May of 1998. I will contact you in two weeks to see if we can schedule an interview.
Here’s a good proactive closer that attempts to seize the opportunity to interview with the employer at an upcoming conference:
- My resume and cover letter can convey only a limited sense of my qualifications. I will be attending the Nikon Sales Seminar in Dallas Texas in June and would like to schedule an interview then. I will contact you by May 15 to arrange a meeting either at the seminar or at another time. Should you wish to contact me before then my number is 510/555-7345. Please leave a message if I am not available. I look forward to meeting with you. Thank you for your time and consideration.
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