Several offices look for office assistants and place advertisements in the newspapers. You must write an office assistant cover letter in response to the advertisement, in case you want to apply for the position. The letter must be formally addressed to the person in the administration in charge for hiring. Provide all necessary details and your contact information.
Sample Office Assistant Cover Letter
Mr. George Watson,
ABC Marketing Enterprises,
54 Lansdowne Road,
Dear Mr. Watson,
Subject: Office Assistant Cover Letter
This letter is in response to your recruitment advertisement in a local daily, dated 27.7.2014, for the position of Office Assistant. My employment background and qualification makes me suitable for the position as per your job requirement.
I am aware of the requirements of the position as I have prior job experiences, working as a Office Assistant at ADC industries for a year and then at XYZ Chemicals for three years. The core functions of this job will help me explore my clerical capabilities as I endeavor to enhance my performance at your organization. I am a diligent and energetic worker with exceptional prioritization and multitasking skills. I am proficient with computer and administrative softwares which is an additional advantage. I possess excellent communication skills and have a good hold on international languages such as English, German and French. I am skilled in reviewing and assortment of large amount of data and internal documents. I can execute the assigned tasks in projected time precisely and love new challenges.
Interacting with people, interacting and informing them regarding the ongoing schemes, team work, solving problems, and learning new things are what incentivizes and motivates me. My detailed resume comprising of my job experiences and related qualifications have been attached herewith for your consideration. Anticipating a positive retort and further negotiation on the issue.