Sample Cover Letter Closers


Linda Matias of Career Strides offers these sample paragraphs for closing a cover letter:
  • Sample #1: I will contact you within the week to follow up on this letter of inquiry. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or if I need to furnish you with additional documentation. Thank you for your time and consideration.
  • Sample #2: My resume is enclosed to provide you with additional details regarding my technical/supervisory skills and achievements. I would welcome the opportunity for an interview with your organization. Thank you for your time and consideration.
  • Sample #3: My resume contains additional details regarding my career accomplishments. I would welcome an opportunity for a personal interview to discuss your organization’s needs and the results you can expect from me in addressing those needs. And I thank you in advance for your time and review of my qualifications.
  • Sample #4: To provide you with details concerning my qualifications and accomplishments, my resume is enclosed. I will contact you next week to follow up on this letter of inquiry; perhaps we could arrange a meeting to discuss our mutual interests. Thank you for your time and consideration.
  • Sample #5: Thank you for taking the time to review my credentials. I hope you feel a personal meeting would be beneficial; I am available at your convenience. If you have any questions, Questions, or when you are ready to schedule an interview, please give me a call.
Certified in all three areas of the job search — Certified Interview Coach (TM) (CIC), Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC), and Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW)–Linda Matias is qualified to assist you in your career transition, whether it be a complete career makeover, interview preparation, or resume assistance. She is also the author of the forthcoming book, How to Say It: Job Interviews (Prentice Hall Press, August 2007). You can contact Linda Matias at or visit her website for additional career advice and to view resume samples.