Applying An Assistant Editor Position In A Newspaper


Dear Mrs. Smith,

I have read your recent announcement of the Assistant Editor position in the ABC Post. I would like to kindly request more information about the job`s requirements and specifications.

I have extensive experience in the area of desktop publishing. In addition, my outstanding verbal and written communication skills contribute to the delivery of first class publications. My recent accomplishments include but are not limited to:

  • Held positions as a graphic artist, journalist, and editor in the Endeavors Magazine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • The 2007 Best Associate Editor Award of the Information Systems Research Journal.
  • Successful completion of visual communications course (desktop publishing) with focus on Adobe InDesign and Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Fluent in MS Office and PageMaker.

Please find my resume enclosed for your review. I would be glad to discuss my qualifications in the light of your specific needs and requirements. I will call you on Wednesday, 14 March, to schedule meeting at a time of your convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Best regards,


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