Cover Letter, Unsolicited, Free Sample Cover Letter

Sample cover letter for the unsolicited application.

This sample cover letter is to accompany your CV when you are sending your application to a company who has not notified its job openings.


Recruitment Manager's name,
Company Name,

Dear Sir/ Madam,

XYZ company enjoys the reputation of being one of the most sought after employers in India .
After XYZ has revealed its expansion plans in North West India to cater to its growing clientele,
I expect you will need technically skilled employees to manage and lead the development team.

Can I assist you in this important area?

My skills include:
  • Experience in managing full lifecycle of software projects within an SDLC framework.
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles, portfolio management, resource optimization, value and cost analysis and management.
  • Deep knowledge of software development lifecycle and methodologies.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills.
  • Successful track record producing results with limited supervision.
I have attached my detailed CV with this cover letter, for your reference. It would be my pleasure to discuss the details in a personal meeting with you. Perhaps I may call you next week to seek an appointment.

Yours Sincerely,
Your Name

Sample Cover Letter to a placement agency
Sample cover letter to accompany your CV while you are sending your application to a placement agency.
Begin with Name and Contact Details in your CV
Make this information available at the beginning of your CV...
Write an appealing Career Summary in your CV
This is your chance to bring forward your relevant strengths and skills in front of the recruiter....
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Cover letter for the unsolicited application - tips
Begin your unsolicited letter as you would a normal cover letter.
List your contact information
The salutation should be addressed to the person.
Use your first paragraph to explain why you have chosen to contact the organization
Describe your skills in one or two paragraphs and how they may fit into the company's needs
Close the letter by reaffirming your usefulness to the organization
Kirit 11-5-2011