i have learned from that there is a vacancy in your firm, and i wish to apply for the position. i am a graduate of hong kong polytechnics, class of 1980. for the last four years i have been working as a salesman for hong kong trading company, and i am quitting that firm in a few days.
enclosed you will please find a letter of recommendation from my present employer who likes my service very much but have to let me go, for his firm is going to be closed. while working with hong kong trading company, i have a good chance to know all the leading chemical product manufactures in this area. my connections built with them in the past may also enable me to get more business for your firm if you will employ me as a salesman. i am sure that these manufacturers would equally welcome my service if i work for you.
i shall appreciate a personal interview at your convenience.
i have seen your advertisement in the for an accountant, and should be grateful if you would consider a short account of my character and capabilities.
for the last two years i have been employed as a junior accountant by a firm of import and export merchants where the wide field of work to be covered has given me a good all-round knowledge of accounts. to supplement my practical knowledge, i have taken an evening course in the hong kong polytechnics. i feel that you could safely entrust a set of books to my care.
you will find enclosed a testimonial from the head professor of hong kong polytechnics who has kindly offered to provide you with any further details you may require.
i trust that you will consider this application favourably and i wish to assure you that i should make every effort to be worthy of the confidence you may place in me.
please consider me as an applicant for the position of an assistant secretary in your bank which is advertised in . i am twenty-four years of age and graduate of the tokyo commercial university, where i have completed the four-year course. besides, i have had two year’s training in stenography, and typewriting and also studied the english language, including a year of business english. i have also completed, with a grade of a. a year’s course in business practice, but i have had no experience in office work outside our university.
in regard to my character and general ability, i refer you to mr. alden b. russel, president of the tokyo commercial university, and mr. a.h. newell, dean of the business administration faculty.
i should welcome a personal interview.
in reference to your advertisement in the for a playground director, i believe that i have the qualifications to fit your position.
i hold a degree in physical education from the university of south dakota. along with my physical education courses,i also selected many courses in psychology and child management. during the summers, i worked as a volunteer playground director in several suburban areas surrounding the university.in the summer of 1983, i was an assistant in charge of organized sports for younger boys in walton, south dakota. the year after that,i was placed in charge of a large summer program for under privileged children in the large city of millon, south dakota. my supervisor during this time was william johnson. he has consented to act as a reference for me.
my additional experience includes working as a city park recreation director in rockford, south dakota for the years of 1985 to the present time. in this position i am responsible for the programs in all the city park, including all organized recreation and night-time sports.
if you feel that i am suited for the job that you have in mind, please inform me of the time convenient for an interview. i hope to hear from you in the near future.
four years as a senior clerk in sales department of the new world products company have, i believe, given me the experience to qualify for the job you advertised in .
since 1981 i have been responsible for all office details in the administration of sales, including writing much of the correspondence. in the course of my work, i have become familiar with the various sales territories, and have also in my spare time experience of handing business problems other than my proper sphere.
the years before i was employed at the new world, i was a secretary for long brother, an accounting firm. there i become familiar with accounting terms and procedures.
i was graduated at wah yan college, in june 1974. i am twenty-five years of age and single.
i am leaving my present position because i can use my capabilities more fully in a position with wider scope. my present employer knows of my ambition and is helping me to find a new place.
may i see you at your office to tell you more about myself and show you just how well i can do the work you require.