Application sample letter for an administrative assistant


  1. Relate where you learned of the job opening of administrative assistant.
  2. Express your desire to get the job and state the credentials that you have to back your application up.
  3. Reiterate your desire for the job and your capability for it.
  4. End positively and a bit expectantly or enthusiastically.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

I am writing to you to ask that you consider me for the job opening at your company for the administrative assistant position. I learned about this job opening while I was browsing the ads in the newspaper.

I feel like this job would be perfect for me since I have the necessary skills and experience to get it. Attached is the list of my credentials which I hope you will look over.

I hope that you do consider me for the job post. I am sure that I will not let you down if you do.

I look forward to your favorable response.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -