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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at BCG


Entry-level consultant

Dear BCG,

I am writing to you to apply for theBusiness Consultant position at BCG in London. I came across the vacancy while researching consulting firms in London. I was attracted by BCG’s involvement in numerous exciting projects. I am eager to join BCG, as the company provides me opportunity to develop professionally, learn from the senior colleagues and work with different kind of companies in order to shape their businesses. With good knowledge of finance and business experience, I believe I can add value to your organization.

While completing MSc in Finance course at the University of Strathclyde I was involved in numerous projects, which developed my analytical and problem solving skills. In some of them I worked as a part of team and demonstrated motivation and drive to push the team to achieve high standards set by lecturers. I learned to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and nationalities and drive everyone towards the mutual goal shared by our team. I was among top scorers in key subjects like Management accounting, Corporate finance, which I believe are necessary for the position in BCG. I have also studied Management at Yerevan State University achieving excellent marks in management and finance related subjects.

Having worked in a family restaurant I learned the key principle of customer service, which is putting costumers need in the first place. The whole team was passionate about delivering the best service and was united to make sure the Restaurants serves every client according to pre required high standards. Having worked for a year, I initiating to design a new management system, which decreased the level of supervision putting the responsibility of ensuring high standards on the frontline workers. The system proved to be efficient and contributed to high level of motivation among workers. Besides customer service, I worked with the chief accountant to prepare cost cards and profit reports for senior management. I have also demonstrated organizational and leadership skills when I was the leader of Yerevan State University’s Union, which is the biggest student organization in Armenia. I lead teams and organized projects to encourage student participation in public affairs. Moreover, my team first introduced debate championship and stock-market stimulation game cooperating with NASDAQ OMX Armenia.

Finally, I believe that my skills and experience will be suitable for your requirements and I can have my contribution in the success of the company. Will be happy to demonstrate my strengths in the further stages of your recruitment process.

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