Clerical officers work in offices undertaking general administrative duties like data entry, filing and answering the telephone. It is important to be organised and have a good standard of written English, maths and IT. You do not need formal professional qualifications for this role but good GCSE results are often expected.
Use this letter example if you are going to apply for a Clerical Assistant job. You should amend this letter as suitable before sending it to the employers. It’s important your covering letter to be unique.
Job Application Letter for Clerical Assistant
21 Any Street
22 April 2015
Re- Clerical Assistant
Dear Mr Manager
I am writing in response to your advertisement for the above post, and am attaching my CV for your information.
I am applying for this position because I am keen to develop a long term career in business administration and I feel I have a wide range of skills and experience that would make me perfect for this role. I have excellent administrative skills and am highly organised, numerate and literate. I thrive in a busy, fast paced office environment and enjoy getting tasks finished to tight deadlines. I have strong communication skills, working well as a member of a team and with the public and I am friendly and professional at all times. My IT skills are excellent and I have sound experience of working with a range of office based software packages including the Microsoft Office suite. I enjoy organising and filing and have excellent attention to detail.
I look forward to hearing from you.