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City/State/Zip
Date
(2 spaces)


Contact Name
Title
Organization
Street Address
City/State/Zip
(2 space)

Dear Mr./Mrs./Dr. Last name: (Use Title if name is not available)
(1 space)
Opening Paragraph: (Capture attention, build a match) * State purpose, position seeking
* Use name of mutual colleague, person who recommended you
* Mention source of lead

Body Paragraph(s): (Explain why you are best qualified)
* Show enthusiasm
* Demonstrate your skills
* State your credentials
* Identify how skills were obtained
* Tell a brief story, give examples of achievements
* Use self-descriptive words
* Put adjectives with activities
* Use action verbs

Closing Paragraph: (Ask for the interview)
* Restate solid match
* Take charge . . . say you will call to follow up
* Explore potential meeting/interview
* Affirm confidence
* Express thanks for consideration of your interest
(1 space)
Sincerely,
(3 spaces)


Signature
(Type name)