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Your Contact details (phone and email)
Mr Adam Grey
Human Resources Manager
Jackson, Bell and Associates
15 South Parkway
Long Island, NY 11551
Dear Mr Grey
In response to your job opening in the New York Times please consider my resume in your search for a Paralegal. I believe my background and skills closely match your job requirements and I am confident I can make a positive contribution to your firm.
Some key points that are relevant to this opportunity include:
If you are looking for a highly motivated paralegal I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you for an in-depth discussion. I am available for an interview at your earliest convenience, please contact me via phone or email to arrange a time and date for us to meet.
Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
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