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Dear Sir/Madam OR Name as given on advert,
APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF ……. (as per advert)
1ST PARAGRAPH (THE PURPOSE OF THE LETTER AND HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THE POSITION) I hereby apply for the above referenced position as circulated on the website/social media/ newspaper this month. Please find accompanied with this application letter, curriculum vitae and reference letters (documents indicated on the advert).
2ND PARAGRAPHY (WHO RE YOU AND QUALIFICATION RELAVANT TO JOB POST) I am the founder and Managing Director of Career Coaching (Pty) Ltd, a social enterprise delivering skills and youth employability programs in partnership with private sector across Africa. I have facilitated and trained on entrepreneurship development programming, carried strategic planning, proposal writing and stakeholder collaborations. I have facilitated youth work readiness and entrepreneurship workshops at the invitation of Ministry of …., Universities and Schools across Botswana.
3RD PARAGRAPHY (WHY ARE YOU THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR THIS JOB) I believe I am suitable for the position of …. as I have the relevant qualification… and experience…. (number of years) in running a business, stakeholder management, networking and engaging youth in business. As a competent communicator who has presented at the African Union Headquarters in Ethiopia and trained at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) through the YouMatch Initiative, I have great people and negotiation skills, which has enabled me to work very well with various stakeholders in advancing work readiness and entrepreneurship development youth activities across Africa. I am an enthusiastic fast learner who enjoys working and learning in different professional setups.
4TH PARAGRAPHY (HOW THEY CAN REACH YOU) I would be delighted to meet to discuss my application in more detail. I can be reached either on my mobile …. or email me on …. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to hearing from you.
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… (Your Name)