No company can operate without the support of an efficient secretary and a job application for such a role should reflect the candidate's understanding of the importance of clear communication. However, even the most experienced professionals can draw a blank when it comes to writing a cover letter, as it can be hard to find the best way to express your enthusiasm for a role without worrying that you are coming across as desperate or overly confident.

The wealth of information about how to write an effective cover letter is both a blessing and a curse: there is plenty of advice out there, but reading it all can leave you overwhelmed and none the wiser than when you started. Our secretary cover letter sample provides clear guidance, advice, and information on the best way to write your cover letter to ensure that you are doing everything you can to set yourself up for success.

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Dear Ms. Grace,

As someone who prides herself in providing a source of support and reassurance to both clients and the management team I report to, I believe I have what it takes to uphold the high professional standards for which Bright Times are known.

You need someone who goes above and beyond to make sure they have everything under control, and that's one of the areas that has consistently earned me praise in my current position at Wendell and Warner. I have not only revolutionized the process of managing the partners' diaries, but I also devised a new checklist for travel bookings that has all but eliminated errors in the process.

I understand that your secretaries act as the first port-of-call for clients who are trying to speak to a member of the management team. I take this responsibility very seriously, which is why I was instrumental in conducting research into and instigating the use of cloud storage for all our files to allow the partners to access data when they are away from the office. This has enabled us to significantly reduce the time that clients spend waiting for vital information and has been cited by some new clients as a reason for choosing Wendell and Warner over their competitors.

I see from your website that you are planning to move to new premises next year. In my previous position as office manager for Stock and Supply Inc., I was responsible for orchestrating the movement of an entire department to a new office. I believe I could make a significant contribution to this process as well.

I appreciate your time considering my application for this position. I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

Kendall Wetherby