Dear Ms. Terri Murch,
I am writing to apply for the position of Fundraising Manager now available with National Parkinson Foundation.
I have a bachelor’s degree in public relations and I am familiar with your organization and its commendable reputation. I would consider it an honor to be a part of your team and to have the opportunity to help so many individuals through the services you provide.
I have three years of fundraising experience, so I understand the challenges ahead if selected for this position. I also have four years of management experience and outstanding organizational skills with the ability to supervise the staff and monitor operations successfully.
I have the drive, experience and skills to meet the yearly dollar amount required by your organization. I have outstanding writing skills with the ability to create proposals designed to secure endowments from potential donors that will help your organization meet its goals.
I have the skills to set short and long time goals, create a budget plan and do research to identify potential donors. I will evaluate existing fund raising programs, make changes where needed and help create new programs that will get results. I have the experience needed to help organize and host fundraising events and to generate revenue using a variety of sources.
I have an outgoing and very persuasive personality and I am free to travel when needed. I am confident that I am the best choice for this position and I hope to meet with you soon to discuss this job in more detail.
My contact number is (555)-555-5555.