How To Write A Job Letter [With Sample]

A Job Letter is a letter written to indicate interest in a particular position or job. This type of letter is characterized by a formal tone only.

The writer should be concise but explicit. S/he should highlight his/her relevant skills, experience, and accomplishments in the letter, making sure not to duplicate the information available within his/her curriculum vitae.

1. Sample of Job Letter

No. 253 Herbert Macaulay Way
Yaba
Lagos
Nigeria
August 11, 2016

Vanguard Newspaper Company
No. 16 Emole Street
G.R.A
Lagos
Nigeria

Job Letter

Dear Sir/Ma,

I am writing to apply for the post of Editor in the company to supplement my income. I want this work immediately because my financial condition is not good at this time. As requested, I have enclosed my Curriculum Vitae which offer all the needed details. I am a graduate of English Language from Lagos State University. I attached herewith the Recommendation of the Head of the Dept. of English Language, Lagos State University.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I very much look forward to speaking with you further regarding this work.

Yours Faithfully,

___________

Akinbaode Abideen

 

 

2. Another Sample Of Job Letter

No. 253 Herbert Macaulay Way
Yaba
Lagos
Nigeria
August 11, 2016

Vanguard Newspaper Company
No. 16 Emole Street
G.R.A
Lagos
Nigeria

Job Letter

Dear Sir/Ma,

I saw your ad in yesterday’s edition of your newspaper for a journalist. I, Akinbaode Abideen, am therefore writing to apply for the said post of a journalist.

My entire details are in the Curriculum Vitae attached in the envelope that came with this letter.

I hope I would be seen fit for this post and gotten back to for an interview appointment.

Yours Faithfully,

___________

Akinbaode Abideen

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