Secretary – PA Job Application and Cover Letter Example

Last updated : 22 December 2011

Secretarial roles are incredibly important in the office environment, and new employees should be computer literate and flexible to cover a variety of different responsibilities, but above all, they should be reliable and professional.

If you’re interested in a secretarial role then it is vital that your CV and covering letter are presented in a professional way and of course highlights your relevant skills and experiences.

Dear [Name],


I have noticed the advertisement for a Secretary at your Head Office, advertised on, and write to apply for this role. Please find my CV enclosed herewith.

I am very excited about this role within your team where my adaptable attitude and experience in prioritising workload is a vital strength. I have always had a strong passion for providing excellent customer service both to clients and work colleagues.

“A confident and very adaptable individual who has frequently identified and solved problems with initiative.”

I am proficient in using Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and also have experience in making arrangements with travel agents and client entertainment.

“An excellent communicator with customers, managers and junior staff, including assisting in a supervisory and training capacity.”

I would be delighted to be considered for this role and look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

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