Graduate job application cover letter

[Your name]
[Your address]
[Date]
[Contact's name]
[Company address]

Dear [name],

I am forwarding my CV in response to your job advert for [xxx] advertised in [xxx] on [date]. After reading the job description, I believe that my work experience has prepared me very well for the position you seek to fill.

I participated as a [xxx] for [insert company name]; from this I have gained [relay experience]. Specifically, I worked as [xxx] for [insert company name] where I was responsible for [writing and editing a monthly newsletter, developing promotional pieces, and publicising special and fund-raising events] [add relevant information]. Currently, I am working for [xxx]. This position has strengthened and enhanced my organisational and communication abilities. As a [position name], I have gained [relay experience, but don't repeat what is in your CV]. My CV highlights other attributes which apply to the position of [insert position you are going for].

I am very interested in the position that [insert company name] is offering. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss this opportunity and my qualifications in more detail. I may be contacted at [insert email, phone number].

Sincerely,

[Insert signature in black ink]
[Full name typed]