Sample Administrative Assistant Cover Letter

 Dear Sir, 

 
I am interested in applying for the full time position as an administrative assistant as posted on craigslist.  Enclosed is my resume for your reference. 
 
I have completed my Bachelor's degree on Communicative Disorders and Science at San Jose State University ("SJSU") on May 2008.  Although it may appear that my educational background does not relate to this job opportunity, my previous work experience will compensate the qualifications needed for this particular position. 

 
Working as a front desk assistant at the Disability Resource Center at SJSU has prepared me well to work as a supportive role in professional and challenging office environment.  I have shown my competency in clerical duties such as filing, typing, answering phone calls, and dealing with public.  Besides, I have taken responsibilities to assist in developing and implementing projects and events for the department and by that, I have demonstrated the willingness to do whatever it needed to complete tasks given. Last but not least, my cheerful personality is highly valued by my previous employers.  I believe I can contribute these skills effectively to your company and prove myself to be a valuable employee. 
 
I might not have all the qualities of a "Super" administrative assistant; however, I am always ready and willing to learn.  I would sincerely appreciate an opportunity to have a personal interview with you.  Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience in order for me to provide more information.  You can reach me at 408.887.5732 or lamwaii@hotmail.com.  Thank you for your consideration. 
 
Yours faithfully,