Draft a sentence for each one of the assets on your list that will qualify you for the job.
Briefly include a reference point in your background such as course project, leadership role, internship, or personal experience that proves that you possess that strength.
You can merge more than one asset into each statement.
For example, “I utilized strong persuasive skills and leadership ability to recruit and attract new members to our sorority.” Quantify your accomplishments.
I thus understand how to collaborate with a team of writers, how to brainstorm engaging content, how to proofread manuscripts and perform line edits, and how to design page formats.
I am also currently completing a three-month internship as a Marketing Assistant with ABC Marketing, a role which has provided me with “real world” experience in conducting competitive market research, creating social media posts for client companies, and designing unique corporate newsletters.
Eager to learn more about your expectations for your next Editorial Assistant, I would welcome the opportunity for a personal interview.
Thank you for your time, consideration, and forthcoming response.
During my studies in the English Honors Program at Portland State University, I have honed strong analytical, writing, and grammatical skills that will serve me well in this position.
For the past four years I have been a book reviewer for our department’s literary journal, Chiaroscuro, and am now serving as its Senior Editor.