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Office Assistant Job Application Cover Letter Example
« on: February 17, 2014, 12:03:24 PM »

Writing a cover letter for the job role as an Office Assistant.

The role of an Office  Assistant is an entry level role within the Office industry, and is largely aimed at individuals starting out in the industry, returning to the industry, or a part time role.

Progression from an Office Assistant is easily achieved, and experience can lead to roles such as Administrators, Secretaries and Office Managers. There are many available qualifications within the Office industry, such as NVQ's and Various specific industry related qualifications.
Duties to Expect:
  • Depending on the sector, the role may also include many of the following...
  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Access
  • Assisting with the maintenance of office systems
  • Booking rooms and conference facilities
  • Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment
  • Sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post
  • Filing and organising various paperwork
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues.
Office Assistant Cover Letter Example

Dear HR / Recruitment Manger,

I was very interested to read about the Office Assistant vacancy within your organisation, and have enclosed a copy of my CV for your consideration
Having finished my secondary education, I am now keen to pursue a career within the office industry. I have gained various GCSE level certifications, including Information Studies, Mathematics, English and Business Studies, and am hoping to continue my education onto a Business Administration NVQ.

I understand the importance of office procedures and am confident individual with the will to learn. I am also an effective team worker who can develop good working relationships with colleagues and managers alike.

Many thanks for your time, and I hope to hear from you in the near future.

Applicant Name


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