July 15, 2016
15 Elm Avenue
Warrington, Illinois, 66666
Dear Ms. Jones:
I want to be a Public Relations Specialist in order to create and maintain a positive public image for ABC Company. I want to design media releases to shape the perception of your organization and to increase awareness of your goals and objectives. I can achieve these goals by writing press releases for the public. The ultimate goal is to positively impact the image and the identity of the corporation.
I am sensitive to time management issues and I enjoy meeting deadlines. The aspiration is to set goals and prioritize my workload in order to meet deadlines. I get a sense of achievement when I complete a project on time. In addition, I have a strong foundation in print journalism where I always completed an article by the deadline when working as a staff writer for the campus newspaper. I also met deadlines when I studied copywriting, media planning and public relations.
Considering my studying of public relations, I worked as a specialist in the office of a state senator where I handled issues that pertained to the treatment of inmates in a prison. While working in the office of the senator, we received letters from constituents about the conditions in a prison. Inmates with mental disorders were being housed with the general population. This led to unsafe conditions for the mentally challenged inmates.
I contacted the warden of the prison and asked him to explain the living conditions of inmates. He confirmed that the inmates were housed with the general population. I asked him to re-evaluate the mental status of the prisoners. During this process, I was in contact with constituents in order to let them know the progress of their concerns. We achieved a positive result in that we had these inmates moved into the psych ward in the prison.
I hope that you consider my education and experiences intriguing enough to justify an interview. I am confident that I could provide value to your team. Feel free to contact me at 555-555-5555 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.
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