Introduce yourself and summarize why you are writing in your first few sentences. Express your interest in the specific position, and briefly explain the most important aspect that makes you the ideal candidate for the job.
Here is where the main body of your article will be. Take this opportunity to further expand on those skills, accomplishments or qualifications that are listed on your resume, but that need further description. Write using an enthusiastic tone, so that the employer can easily see your interest in the job. By demonstrating your most important talents and achievements, and employer will be sure to read your resume.
Thank the recipient for their time and consideration. Let them know that you expect an interview by stating that you look forward to it.
Always use simple fonts that are easy to read, and avoid using fancy or colored stationery. You want your resume cover letter to look crisp, clean and professional.