Sample Marketing Cover Letter
Mr. James D. Saylor
P.O. Box 95
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Dear Mr. Saylor:
Ron Schooley spoke with me yesterday and suggested I contact you. As I
believe he mentioned to you, we worked together at Winchester Furniture
until I was affected by the major downsizing that we went through in
January of this year. As a result of that process, I am actively seeking
new employment. Ron told me that you expressed possible interest in my
background and that you might be aware of potential opportunities with
My experience with Winchester Furniture has exposed me to a variety of
areas and responsibilities. As a Marketing Buyer, I worked in Marketing,
Procurement, and with Logistics, as well as with new product
development. I am interested in pursuing opportunities that will enable
me to continue my career in project management, perhaps in the areas of
Now that I am in the job market, I am eager to return to north-central
Pennsylvania, as I am originally from that area. We are flexible to
relocation opportunities. As you undoubtedly have discovered, I am
enclosing my resume.
I would very much appreciate the opportunities to have a brief
conversation with you regarding ideas you might have about my background
and names you might be willing to share with me for networking purposes.
To that end I will call you early in May to see if we could arrange a
short meeting in Lewisburg at your convenience.
Thank you for your interest and consideration. I look forward to
speaking with you.
May 29, 1998
Director of Human Resources
Saint Joseph Hospital
1212 N. Seville St., 10th Floor
Springfield, CA 60661
Dear Mr. Smith:
Enclosed is a copy of my r�sum� in response to your advertisement for a
purchasing manager in the May 29 Middletown Gazette.
With more than 15 years of experience in health care purchasing and a
proven record of accomplishments, I believe I am qualified for this
In the past two years, as the Assistant Director of Purchasing at
Brodsky Memorial Hospital, I have honed my communications and teamwork
skills. In that position, I have helped develop hospital-wide policy and
procedures for supply procurement, capital equipment and service
agreement purchasing. I also am responsible for a staff of 20, and have
worked with several key departments in the hospital. My experience
o Purchasing, receiving, inventory control and distribution
o Contract negotiations, supplies and equipment
o Logistics, patient and equipment transportation
o Capital equipment evaluation and purchasing
o Expertise in computerized management of materials, spreadsheets,
databases, word processing and other projects
o Maintenance agreement analysis and purchasing
o Health care materials management and systems consulting
I look forward to discussing my background and accomplishments with you
and learning more about your needs. I will call next week to arrange a
time to meet. I can be contacted during the day at (219) 555-1244, or
you may leave a message with my answering service at (219) 555-5285.
Thank you for your consideration.