MindSumo allows students to solve real-world projects from the world’s largest companies. Propose the next big idea and gain experience for job opportunities.

Applying for a scholarship? Check out our scholarship essays database>

Sample cover letter for Full Time position at an embassy

POSITION:

business development

Dear Sir/Madam

I should like to apply for the position of Head of ..... I enclose a CV. I believe that my skills and experience closely match the requirements for the job, as follows.

I have extensive private sector experience in ... and have recently published research on the ICT sector, available here:

......................

I am able to design a business strategy, having had much experience of long-term forecasting, see for example here:

......................................

I have an excellent business network in the UK. I understand the constraints on SMEs, having been involved in a start-up business (“xxxxxxxxxxxxxx”) and with my partner running a small xxxx business.

I have led many teams in my career and have an excellent record of inspiring and empowering experienced staff, see CV for details.

I have much international experience, see CV. I worked in xxx for two years, living and working in xxxx, so I have a good knowledge of the xxx business community. I have also worked in London for xxx a xxxxxxxx bank.

I have also worked in the public sector and have a good understanding of UK governmental procedures.

My mother tongue is English, I have fair German, French and Spanish.

References can be obtained from the Human Resources Department, xxxx. Also from xxxxxxxx who was Director of Research at the xxx where I was a Principal, xxxxxxxxx.

I look forward to discussing this exciting opportunity in detail.

Yours faithfully



See our template for making your own punchy cover letter
Fact: Google is more likely to hire you if your resume includes side projects. Explore company projects on MindSumo
Want to stay up to date with new challenges? Follow us on Instagram under @mindsumo!