Dear Ms. Ela Thompson,
I am applying for the position of Compositor with Deluxe Entertainment and I am confident that I am the best applicant for this job.
The enclosed resume contains a complete look at my educational background, work history and skills relevant to this position but here is a brief description of what I have to offer your company. I have an associate degree in graphic arts and extensive knowledge of the computer programs and software used in this industry.
My experience includes working with text for newspapers and brochures and I know how to determine the correct layout to use and the appropriate text size. My experience also includes inserting spacers, leads, slugs, etc. in addition to cleaning and distributing type.
I have the ability to use proof press and to edit the text to make corrections as needed before printing the material. I also have knowledge of composition and printing processes. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen carefully to instructions. I also possess excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in this fast-paced environment.
I am very creative and I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to put my expertise to work for your company. I have included a portfolio of my work with my resume and I am confident that I have the skills and experience you are searching for in a Compositor.
You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555 and I look forward to meeting with you soon to discuss the details of this position in person.