120 Vyse Street
14th May 2012
Dear Mr Johnston
In response to your advert on the ………………….. website, please consider my application in your search for a suitable ……………
I am very excited at the prospect of joining the finance department of a reputable, exciting and forward thinking company such as yours. As an experienced financial advisor I have a long track record of prospecting for clients, presenting effective financial proposals and closing sales. In addition to these I am also able to offer your company my extensive skills in the fields of ………….. and ……………. All of these competencies have convinced me that I would be a valuable asset to your company’s continued growth and success.
I am a self-motivated individual with a positive approach and the ability to lead and motivate others whilst delivering effective business results. Being a sociable person I enjoy meeting people and am comfortable at both formal and social networking events. I gain great satisfaction from seeing existing clients coming back to me for more financial advice. On a more personal level I possess the ability to engage with and motivate work colleagues to deliver a high level of results.
With my present employer I have been commended for being able to spot issues and opportunities before others, and use robust analytical rigour to frame situations, issues and opportunities in such a way that new perspectives can be found. You will also see from my resume I have a proven track record of increasing financial sales for all of the companies that I have worked for.
I thank you for your time and consideration, and look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.
123 Some Made Up Road
Tel: 00 44 121 638 0026