(Name of Hiring Manager, Title)
(Name of Company)
(City, State, Zip)
Dear (Mr. or Ms.) (Last Name),
With great interest I am responding to the advertised position for a marketing assistant.
In my current position with Williams and Co., I assist a team of busy professionals with their needs, including developing presentations, reports and customized sales letters and scripts.
I am an excellent project manager and often am called upon to research clients and prospects to help develop compelling and innovative sales strategies.
As you mentioned in the ad, I am both a motivated self-starter, and a team player who can function well with diverse personalities. My technological skills meet your needs, and I have excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills. You will find that I am an effective time manager with a proven ability to work on multiple projects, simultaneously.
Finally, you will find that I am responsible and flexible, willing to take the time to complete projects above and beyond the required office hours.
Attached is my resume and two letters of reference. I look forward to meeting you and learning more about the position and how my skills and interests would be an excellent addition to your team.