In response to your advertisement in the newspaper of January 15, I wish to apply for the position of (secretary, accountant, clerk, salesman, etc). I am twenty-five years old and a graduate of ____ college. My experience in this line of work includes six years as an assistant accountant with the ABC Company. The reason for leaving my present employment is because they are closing their office. I am enclosing my resume together with my photo, and believe that they may be found satisfactory. With respect to salary, I shall expect HK$5,000 a month. I assure you that if appointed, I will do my best to give your satisfaction.
Very truly yours,
本人正在寻求一份工作，但不是任何公司的任何工作，而只能是贵公司的一个职位。贵公司不仅仅是商业机构，而是当 地的一个知名组织。贵公司的公正和诚实无论在雇员心中还是 在顾客心中都享有崇高美誉。在大学主修国际贸易的四年中，我一直有一个秘密的心愿， 渴盼能到贵公司工作。今年七月本人即将从大学毕业，写此信时，确实不知贵公司目前是否有缺职位，但随函附寄的资历 却使我冒昧提出申请。如能为贵公司效力，本人将不胜荣幸。阁下耐心读完这篇申请，本人至为感激，并请尽速惠函示知。
I am securing a job. Not any job with any company, but a particular job with your company only. Your organization is more than just a business house. It is an institution in the minds of the local public. It has a reputation for fair play and honesty with both employees and customers alike.
For the past four years, while specializing in international trade at college, I have had a secret ambition to work for your organization. I will graduate in July this year. As I write this letter, I do not know that there is an opening at present in your company. I am enclosing my qualifications which prompt me to make application now. I would be very happy to work under your supervision if it is possible. Thank you very much for your kind attention. Please send me an answer at your earliest convenience.