Resume Cover Letter

Director of Professional Services, University Cover Letter

This letter was a response to an ad. The writer used a Your Requirements… My Qualifications format to draw attention to the excellent match between the applicant and specific ad requirements.

Sample Director of Professional Services, University Cover Letter

Joseph Hall
1902, X Street, Madison Avenue, • Los Angeles, CA-90001 • (123) 456-7890

January 14, 2010

Dr. Jack Martinez
456, X Street, Y Avenue,
Fillmore, UT-84631
(123) 456-7890

Dear Dr. Martinez:

It was with great interest that I learned about the opening for a Director of Professional Services, as my qualifications match your requirements for this position. Please allow me to explain briefly how my skills and abilities can contribute to the success of the University of Houston.

In reviewing the requisition for this position, I noted that you are seeking a candidate with the ability to "apply universal business principles to a variety of environments"; as the Director for my advertising firm and a General Manager in several other capacities, I have held full responsibility for a broad range of business disciplines and functions, including marketing, accounting, budgeting, sales, production, customer service, staffing, and general administration. In addition, I meet the following specific requirements:

Your Requirements: My Qualifications:
  • 7 years of management experience
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university
  • Knowledge of printing, copying, and mailing processes
  • High level of financial and administrative management skills
  • 15+ years of experience in various management positions
  • BS from the University of Houston
  • Experience in printing, mailing, and copying functions as Director of XYZ Advertising
  • Track record of meeting tight budgets, streamlining processes, and ensuring workplace efficiency

My resume is enclosed to provide you with additional details regarding my background and achievements, but I am certain that a personal interview would more fully reveal the diversity of my management experience and the unique contribution I can make to your university. Thank you, Dr. Woolforth, for your time and consideration.


Joseph Hall


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