Assistant To The President Cover Letter

Senior Executive Assistant Cover Letter

Senior Executive Assistants provide a wide range of support services for high-level corporate management. A Senior Executive Assistant’s responsibilities often encompass both organizational and administrative functions, and they can be typically found working in large corporations.

Your cover letter can make the difference when it comes to whether or not you are hired for a position. The cover letter serves as a mini interview, as the company to which you are applying can get a basic feel for who you are as a person, both personally and professionally, and they can decide based on that information if they want to take the next step in the interview process and bring you in the meet face to face.

Job descriptions for Senior Executive Assistants highlight certain responsibilities, such as:

  • Preparing draft letters, memorandums, and proposals
  • Preparing and arranging practice functions for external and internal clientele
  • Reviewing and adhering to the practice budget, relative to expenses
  • Preparing and controlling confidential matters and documentation

A sample cover letter for a Special Education Teacher that expresses the skills and expertise required for the position is shown below. Also, be sure to check out our extensive Senior Executive Assistant resume samples.

Dear Mr. Johnathan Holloway:

As an innovative and detail oriented Executive/Senior Administrative Coordinator with diverse skills and 15+ years of experience in the financial services industry, I am an extremely focused and results-oriented leader. I am able to offer your firm proven expertise in the coordination, planning, and execution of complex daily operational support for CEO and Executive level staff in addition to keen technology and project coordination experience.

My roles in the past ranged from Senior Administrative Coordinator, Executive Assistant, and Project Coordinator. I have achieved significant results by identifying process improvements and motivating staff to streamline processes.

A sample of key contributions includes:

  • Provide administrative support and reporting of a highly complex nature to the CEO and the Executive Management team, shareholders, and Board of Directors.
  • Exercise judgment to reflect the CEO’s style and company policy; working independently to manage priorities, solve problems and complete high volume tasks with little to no supervision.
  • Direct management of monthly Board of Directors meetings and various committees compiling accurate preparation of materials, including agendas and minutes, and distribution of materials maintaining confidentiality.
  • Ensure charters, policies and governance documents are updated within regulatory requirements.
  • Led requirements and scheduling of all phases of ASP implementation projects.

I am a proactive problem solver with a passion for growth and learning. Combining key strengths in complex research and report development, data analysis, and the ability to perform in a fast paced, time sensitive environment, I am now seeking the opportunity to utilize my expert skills as Senior Executive Assistant with your organization.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss my offerings with you in more detail and included my contact information above for your convenience. Thank you in advance for your consideration and I look forward to our conversation.

Sincerely,

Eva Adkins

The two cover letters on this page are for an administrative assistant and executive assistant. Both applicants are seeking a managerial position. These cover letters have been written based on real resume samples hosted on our website.

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  1. Administrative Assistant Cover Letters
  2. Executive Assistant Cover Letters

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Administrative Assistant Cover Letters

The cover letters below are based on the resume example on the left. Click on the image of the resume to get tips on how to write a resume that supports your cover letter.

The cover letters below include three bullet points that highlight the applicant’s past work experience. Download the template pack below and use the samples to help you customize your own cover letter.

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[Today’s Date]

[341 Company Address

Company City, State, xxxxx

(xxx)xxx-xxxx

hiring.manager@gmail.com]

Dear Mr./Ms./Mrs. [Hiring Manager’s Name],

Please accept my enclosed application for the position of at [Company Name]. Having read through your job description, I am thrilled to be applying for this position as my 6 years of experience and skillset match the requirements you’re looking for.

At my current company, Redford & Sons, I am valued by the CEO and his staff as a critical support pillar for the team, keeping meetings, papers, travel arrangements, and office items organized at all times. I have spearheaded the effort to “go digital” for almost all planning and paperwork, increasing office efficiency to the point of saving $3,000 per year in contracted labor expenses. Allow me to highlight three bullet points from my resume that I believe demonstrate why I am the perfect candidate for this position:

  • Trained two assistants during a period of company expansion to ensure attention to detail and adherence to company policy
  • Maintain utmost discretion when dealing with sensitive topics
  • Typed documents such as correspondence, drafts, memos, and emails, and prepared 3 reports weekly for management.

My resume goes into more detail about my daily job duties and achievements during my tenure as an administrative assistant at two companies. However, I believe that these bullet points demonstrate that I have the ability to perform the major duties, and train others in how to perform in this role effectively, should the need arise.

I would love to have to opportunity to join the team at [Company Name] and use my skills to create an efficient and stress free office environment for your executives. I believe I can meet and exceed the expectations you have for this role. I look forward to speaking more with you about my candidacy. Feel free to contact me at any time.

Best,

[Your Name]

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Executive Assistant Cover Letters

The cover letters below are based on the executive assistant resume example on the left. Click on the image of the resume to get tips on how to write a resume that supports your cover letter.

The executive assistant cover letters below discuss the applicant’s skills that match the employer’s specific job requirements. Download a template style — Park, Elegant, or Classic — and begin customizing it to match your resume.

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[Today’s Date]

[341 Company Address

Company City, State, xxxxx

(xxx)xxx-xxxx

hiring.manager@gmail.com]

Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. [Hiring Manager’s Name],

Please accept my enclosed application for the position of executive assistant. I found your job posting on [Website Name], and I’m pleased to say that my skills match your requirements perfectly. According to your job posting, you need an experienced executive assistant who can schedule meetings, prepare agendas, and take care of daily issues without supervision.

In my current role as an executive assistant at PaxWay Incorporated, I handle all of these duties, and more, with great capability. Allow me to point to three bullet points from my resume that demonstrate both my abilities and achievements:

  • Perform a variety of accounting activities, such as preparing between 10-20 check requests, expense reports, purchase orders, and invoices a week
  • Handled all domestic and international travel reservations, cutting company’s travel expenses by 12%
  • Organized 3+ monthly meetings and their logistical elements (scheduling, preparing the facility, organizing handouts and/or binders for attendees, etc.)

I also spearheaded the movement to “go digital,” which has proven to be a significant efficiency boon for the company. I am frequently praised for my ability to handle complex tasks and solve problems without requesting input, but also maintain an awareness of when input may be desired. In short, as an executive assistant, I am efficient, attentive, and competent. Finally, I have all the basic skills necessary for the role. I type at 80WPM, am familiar with CRM systems, and have a mastery of the MS Office Suite.

I am eagerly anticipating having a follow up conversation with you about how I can help make the lives of your company executives easier. Please feel free to contact me at any time.

Best,

[Your Name]

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