Cover Letter Sample – Secretary

CV & Profile sample – Secretary

If you are looking for a secretary position, read and live by this cover letter sample featuring some of the most basic elements that recruiters look for in a cover letter. Customise them accordingly to fit your specific needs and qualifications. 

[Your name]
[Your address]


[Recipient’s name] (if any)
[Job title]
[Company name]
[Company address]

Dear [Salutation & name],

With reference to your posting for a General Secretary, I am writing to submit my application for your consideration. Being a dedicated and outgoing secretarial professional with 7 years of experience offering personal and administrative support to managers, as well as expertise in general office management and communicating with internal and external stakeholders, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your company’s success.

Concerning secretarial expertise, I excel at supporting management, maintaining daily schedules and event calendars, and developing effective communication channels for internal and external parties. As an efficient administrator with proven organizational and multitasking abilities, my strengths lie in fulfilling diverse administrative tasks, enhancing office efficiency, preparing business correspondence, coordinating conferences and business trips, and managing office management systems.

Highlights of my significant achievements include:

  • Keeping confidentiality of highly sensitive corporate and financial documents
  • Developing, reviewing and updating administrative policies and procedures
  • Streamlining and maintaining office management systems to enhance office efficiency and productivity
  • Performing full secretarial functions for a company of 200 employees, covering conference and meeting arrangement, requisition and order processing of office equipment, departmental payroll and financial records processing, inventory management and event coordination

As shown in my CV, I attained a Diploma in Business Administration and Secretarial Studies at HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education and received formal secretarial training in various settings. I am well equipped with relevant skills which will suit the needs of this role. I am looking forward to an opportunity to discuss my qualifications in more detail. Thank you for your consideration.

Yours sincerely,

[Your name]
[Your email address & contact number]


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