Download: Free Cover Letter Template

A cover letter will be the first thing an employer will see when you apply for their job so it’s important that you make a good first impression.

Most employers will be looking for key information in your cover letter as a way of shortlisting applications and seeing if you have the relevant skill set or experience for the job so highlighting these specific skills in your cover letter will increase your chances of being considered for the job.

If you’re struggling with your cover letter don’t worry, we have made a simple yet effective template for you to download for free.

Overview of the cover letter download

[Your Name]

[Professional Title]



[Hiring manager’s name]

[Company name]

[Company address]


[Today’s Date]


Dear Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms [Name], (If you don’t know their name, simply use Sir/Madam)

I wish to apply for the [Job Title] position, currently being advertised on Please find enclosed my CV for your consideration.

In my CV attached, you will see I have over [X] amount of years’ experience in the [Sector] industry and believe I have the right skills and knowledge for your vacancy [Job Title].

I am currently working/was previously working at [Employer Name] as a [Job Title] and want to progress my career using the skills and experience I have gained. I was responsible for (list day to day tasks you were responsible for) and during this time I furthered my experience in the [Sector] industry and learned the following skills [Skill List] (Try to make these relevant to the role you’re applying for)

With my previous experience and expertise, I believe my contribution will have an immediate impact on the business and I would be great match for the role. I am very interested in applying for the role and would love to work for your company.

Thank you for reading my cover letter and consideration. I look forward to discussing my CV with you and furthering my application.


Yours Sincerely/Yours Faithfully,

[Your Name]

[Contact Phone Number]