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Case Manager Cover Letter

A poorly worded, "loose" want ad asked for a lot of generic skills. The applicant had little experience in the field. The writer played up the applicant's communication skills and team-player achievements.

Sample Case Manager Cover Letter

Thomas Dickens
2365 S Mayfield Ave • Chicago, IL 60652 • Cell: (123)-555-1234

April 9, 2010

Cargill Animal Nutrition
123,25th Street,
MA, 011, Boston
Cell: 132-234-9856

Dear Hiring Professional:

The Cargill Animal Nutrition management position you advertised recently accurately describes my skills and abilities. I am a professional with a strong track record of success who would love to join your company!

Your Needs Examples of My Qualifications
Team Player
  • Currently a case manager for a juvenile offender release program after completion of boot camp. Have to create a team environment with the juvenile, drill instructor, psychologists, teachers and parents to ensure postrelease success. Our program has the highest success rate in Florida.
  • Adaptability
  • Ran a retail store and performed any and all functions that had to be completed, from sales to administrative to customer service.
  • Set up and ran a new branch of a company that provided auto financing. Had to adapt rules and procedures to accommodate car dealers and customer needs.
  • Communication Skills
  • Have developed and given numerous presentations and classes to groups and organizations.
  • In Human Resources position, gave new-employee orientations, completed and filed paperwork and answered employee questions.
  • Decision-making skills
  • All my jobs have required exceptional decision-making ability: from developing case-management and release plans to running a store or managing human resource benefits for employees.
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Currently supervise and oversee the cases of up to 30 juveniles who are in different phases of release, simultaneously managing their needs, program plans and paperwork.
  • Background in Human Resources, where conflict management and multitasking were essential to successful performance.
  • Conflict-resolution skills
  • As case manager for a youth offender program, am constantly resolving and mediating conflicts among the juveniles, their parents, the system, teachers and other authority figures.
  • My resume provides further details of my accomplishments. I look forward to discussing a new career opportunity with you. I will contact you next week to arrange a meeting to discuss your company's needs in greater detail.


    Thomas Dickens

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