Receptionist Cover Letter

You can easily adapt this receptionist cover letter for your own use. Send a stand out application cover letter, get the employer's attention and increase your chances of getting the receptionist job.

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Package your background and experience into a professional and powerful cover letter that stands out and gets you the job interview. Highlight your strengths and skills as they relate directly to the job opportunity.


Your Name
Your Address
Your Contact details (phone and email)


Mrs Mary Stevens
Hiring Manager
ABC Company
y15 South Parkway
Long Island, NY 11551

Dear Mrs Stevens

Your job posting for a receptionist caught my attention straight away as my skills and experience are a close match to your requirements for this position. I would appreciate careful consideration of my credentials as outlined below and within the enclosed resume.

I have three years work experience as a receptionist in a large organization responsible for handling all calls and visitors in addition to providing extensive organizational and administrative support.

I am a self-directed and independent worker who has taken the initiative to learn as much as possible about the company I work for in order to become a valuable information resource.

Among my particular strengths are my organizational and planning skills. I have developed a number of processes to manage my many work tasks and make sure I meet the demands of a fast-paced work environment. I utilize technology to assist me wherever possible and have a good working knowledge of a number of computer applications including MS Office.

My strong communication skills and an outgoing, energetic personality ensure first-rate customer service to both clients and colleagues. I thoroughly enjoy dealing with a wide variety of people and take pride in being a receptionist.

ABC Company enjoys an excellent reputation and I am confident that I would be an asset to your company. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my abilities in more depth and am available for an interview at your earliest convenience.

Please contact me via phone or email to arrange a convenient time for us to meet. Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to speaking with you soon.


Jane Jobseeker

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  • read through the job posting carefully to ensure you know what the employer is looking for before you start writing your cover letter
  • Find out the name of the person to whom it should be addressed and avoid general salutations
  • customize each cover letter to the target job opportunity
  • Focus on your skills and strengths as they relate directly to the job requirements as stated in the job posting
  • close your cover letter strongly

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