Archivist Resume Cover Letter

A sample cover letter for archivist job.
Given below is a sample archivist resume cover letter. If you are applying for a archivist job, don’t forget to send such cover letter with it.


123, Park evenue
Boston, MA, 02123
(123) 456-7890

September 23rd 2008

Ms. Sally Cook
Zeus’s Museum of Science
418, East Street
San Francisco, CA 95521

Dear Ms. Cook,

In response to your recent advertisement in the Academy of Certified Archivists Journal, please accept this letter and enclosed resume in application for the Senior Archivist position.

I believe that my skills and varied background make me an excellent fit for the described job requirements. During more than 15 years of experience in the field, I have been both an archivist at the prestigious San Francisco Museum of Science and Industry and a corporate archivist at a Fortune 500 company. Planning and developing Billingsworth’s archive from the ground up was an invaluable experience. I was especially gratified when the archive was featured in Business Perspectives.

Also, in both of these positions I have had the opportunity to work on state-of-the-art cataloging systems and now have significant expertise in technologies relevant to an archivist’s work. Finally, I have successfully supervised numerous archival personnel and have taken postgraduate management courses to further augment my skills in this area.

I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the position and answer any questions you may have about my credentials.


Martha Klingman

Enclosure: Resume

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