1/F, Block A
1 January 2014
Human Resources Manager
XYZ International Company
13/F, 57 Rocky Road
Dear Sir / Madam,
Application for an Administrative Position
I am writing to inquire if there is a vacancy in the Administrative Department. With my relevant working experience and educational background, I believe I am qualified for the position in your company.
I am a fresh graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Business Administration. I am proficient in languages and know how to use various computer software for handling documents. Being attentive to details, I am able to work with people in any levels.
In the summer vacation last year, I worked for a large food company as administrative assistant. In this summer job, I contributed to setting up proper work procedures for workers in mainland China to follow, and revising the HR system for the headquarters in Hong Kong.
At present, I am studying an MBA at the Chinese University of Hong Kong to further upgrade my knowledge in the field and plan to take other language course to enhance my language skills.
Enclosed please find my resume for your reference. My contact number is 9898-7676. Feel free to contact me if you would like to meet me for an interview. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Peter Lee (Mr)
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1543 Elm St.
Sometown, NY 11111
Home: (555) 555-5555
1428 Main St.
Anytown, NY 12222
Dear Mr. Short:
Are you spending too much time handling administrative tasks? Would you like to free yourself from tedious detail work so you can focus on building your business? If the answer is yes, then we should speak.
I offer a five-year track record in office management and administrative support. You will benefit from my following key strengths:
- Computer expertise, with proficiency in all MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access).
- Broad-based experience covering a full spectrum of administrative duties, including executive support, office management, billing/invoicing, payroll administration, customer care, account management, database administration, document preparation, travel/meeting coordination and project/program support.
- Superior multitasking talents, with the ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments and develop solutions to challenging business problems.
- A proven reputation, with a consistent history of exemplary performance reviews and recognition for driving efficiency improvements to office systems, workflows and processes.
I am confident that if you hire me as your administrative assistant, you will have more time and energy to concentrate on growing your business. My resume is enclosed for your review, and I will follow up with you in a few days to discuss your administrative support needs. You may also call me at (555) 555-5555 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your time, and have a great day.