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Application Letter


Dear Sir or Madam (quand on ne connait pas le destinataire)

Dear Madam (femme dont on ne connait pas le nom)

Dear Sir (homme dont on ne connait pas le nom)

Dear John (amical)

Dear Mrs Burke (une femme dont on connait le nom)

Dear Mr Hill (un homme dont on connait le nom)



I am writing to apply for the position of assistant as advertised in the Guardian on 22nd May.

Further to your ad on the Hotel & Caterer website of May 12th...

Please find my CV in response to the job posted on the Le Monde website.

I am writing to enquire if you have any vacancies in your company.

I am interested in the post of assistant advertised in...

I have a lot of relevant experience.

I will be returning to the Brussels area after graduation in June and believe that I have the necessary credentials for the project

In response to your ad for a part-time assistant, I believe my experience qualifies me for the post.

I am writing to apply for the above internship, as advertised in...

I am a student, in my final year of a hospitality management course.

I would like to apply for the job [ or position] of salesman which was advertised in today’s Journal.

I would like to enquire if you have any openings for work experience during May and June this year.



For the past four years I have studied hotel management in a college/ high school in Toulouse

As indicated on my enclosed resume, I have worked as a receptionist.

I dealt with welcoming procedures, incoming calls and accounting tasks.

During my course, I have concentrated particularly on the housekeeper's duties and responsibility.

Since completing my internship in Brussels, I have been working hard to prepare my certificate.

This experience has been invaluable in putting into practice some of the theory I learned in my course.


I have experience of a variety of software.

I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others.

I’m reliable, punctual and eager to get an insight into the world of work and put my academic knowledge to use.

I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm.

My course has prepared me for this position.

My experience in the housekeeping department has afforded me the opportunity to become familiar with...

I also have extensive experience in...

I have always enjoyed working with people.



I believe I could fit easily into your team.

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail.

I'm keen to work for a company with a great reputation and high profile. 

I feel that your company's activities matches my own interests and values.

I feel that the skills I learned will be an asset to your organization.

I would like is to work for a company that has such an excellent reputation.

I am available as soon as needed

I am available for interview at any time and could start work immediately


I enclose my CV

Please find enclosed a copy of my CV for more information

Please find my CV attached

You can ask for references from my present and previous employers

For further information on he specifics of my background I am enclosing my resume

I can provide you with current samples of my work

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any more information

If you need any further details, please do not hesitate to contact me

I have excellent references and would be delighted to discuss any possible vacancy with you at your convenience

I can be reached on (06) 555-7670

I hope you will consider me for this position


I look forward to meeting with you and discussing my qualifications in more detail

I look forward to hearing from you

Thank you for your consideration

Thank you for taking the time to consider this application and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

I look forward to putting my knowledge and experience into practice in your company

Please don't hesitate to call with any questions you may have.

I am available for an interview on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

I will be in the Brussels area during the week of February 1st and would be available to speak with you then

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions


Yours faithfully( formel)

Sincerely yours ( formel)

Kindest regards(connaissance)

Yours (connaissance)

With best wishes (ami)

With kind regards (ami)


Last edited: 04/11/2014

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