The cover letter example below is that of a non-profit support coordination specialist. The applicant started the cover letter with a series of bullet points. This has the effect to differentiating her application from the start and conveying the impression that she is dynamic, confident and goal-oriented. The second paragraph of the cover letter discussed the applicant's 10 years of experience in administration. The third paragraph lists some of her key qualifications and knowledge that she can bring to the position. The final paragraph of the cover letter makes a last pitch at why the applicant believes she is the best candidate for the job and reiterates her interest.
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(Contact Job Title)
(City, State, ZIP)
Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. (Last Name):
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: SUPPORT COORDINATION SPECIALIST WITH EXPERTISE IN:
- Coordination of Care
- Catastrophic Event Management
- Child Literacy
- Proposal Preparation and Coordination
As an organized and detail-oriented individual with more than 10 years' experience in administration, I believe my qualifications match your requirements. My strengths also include independent working habits and superb customer service skills. As a System Point of Entry Region 7 Office Manager for Early Steps, I was in charge of coordinating authorizations of care for children ages birth to 3 with disabilities and/or developmental delays. As a Case Manager Intern, I helped to facilitate the provision of social, medical, and housing needs of more than 2,300 Hurricane Katrina evacuees in two major shelter sites.
The qualifications and professional knowledge I can bring to your organization include:
- Highly astute, energetic, and team-spirited with a strong work ethic able to tackle difficult social services cases
- Solid knowledge of Louisiana's social services providers, private and free medical clinics, and private care providers
- Superior service skills for internal and external customers as well as for individuals in crisis situations
- Preparing and coordinating writing responses to Requests for Proposals to maintain or initiate contracts
- Planning and organizing home and external team members' training documentation and conferences
In review of your company's objectives and possible openings, I believe that my experience is in perfect line with your current needs. If your company is looking for a dependable, results-oriented professional with a solid performance track, I would be interested in speaking with you to discuss the value that my strengths and experience can bring to your company. I can be reached in confidence at the above telephone number or email address and I look forward to hearing from you.
See the corresponding non-profit support coordination specialist resume.
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