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IT Cover Letter Examples - Samples
In the first of our sample it cover letter, Amit Singh, a senior IT management professional applies for an position. In the second example, Peter Calderwell, writes a cover letter for IT roles. Both letters follow the same rules in their construction. These letter writing rules apply equally for all IT related applications including IT Manager, Technician, Network Support, Developer, Project Manager and other IT related positions. Here are the guidelines to follow.
Both examples are concise and written in three short paragraphs. You should therefore aim to write your letters using 3-5 short paragraphs. Both letters start with the applicants stating their interests in the respective IT jobs and give reasons why they consider themselves ideal candidates.
The middle section of a letter is your opportunity to briefly explain your remit (current and/or past) highlighting use of relevant skills. This is exactly what both candidates do in the second paragraphs in our sample letters below. In the first sample cover letter, IT management professional Amit Singh highlights various skills he has honed in his professional capacity and lists the operational benefits arising from these highly developed skills. In the second example, Peter Calderwell demonstrates use of relevant IT support skills in similar fashion. When writing your own IT cover letters, try to mention use of relevant skills along with achievements and significant results.
IT cover letters should always conclude in a positive and confident manner. In the third and final paragraph, both candidates conclude their letter by repeating their interest in the jobs and go on to re-state why they are suitable for the posts. Both candidates also show that they have taken the trouble to research the employers and show their enthusiasm at the prospect of contributing as full team members within these organisations. Employers always like be appreciated and demonstrating that you have done your homework will put you in good stead in the recruitment process.
Both these IT cover letter examples can be used as a template for structuring your own letters.