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Samples of Job Application Letter for a Job Advert

Most Nigerian company advertise for  job vacancy will always request for cover letter or application letter and Curriculum Vitae. However, there are also Cases where Companies do not publicly advertise for job vacancies yet they accept job application letter. In this case, you apply for any position you want to occupy in the company.

So, do you need samples of Job application letter to help you prepare your own cover letter? Do you want to know how to write a good application letter? Below are samples of Application Letter for an Advertise Job  and job not advertised in Nigeria. These samples of application letter can serve as template for you to create your own stunning job application letter.

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Samples of Job Application Letter for Job Advertised in Nigeria


                                                                          Plot 323 Aminu Crescent,

                         Wuse II,


                         26th May, 2018.

The Manager,

Department of Human Resources,

Airtel Nigeria Limited,


Dear Sir/Madam,
I, Emmanuel onuh do hereby apply for the above mention post as advertised in the daily Times Newspaper dated 28th May 2018.

As requested, I am enclosing my certifications, my resume and three (3) references along with my application.

The opportunity this vacancy presents would enable me utilize my technical experiences as well as my educational qualification to the greatest maximum.

My experience as well as technical experience makes me a very competitive candidate for this position.

It is my earnest expectation that I will be favourably replied and invite me interview.

Yours faithfully,

Nnenna Igwe.

Samples of Job Application Letter for Job Not Advertised

SAMPLE V of Job Application Letters

                                                                             No. 20 Lagos Street,
                                                                             Imo State.
                                                                             28th May, 2018.

The Principal,

Girls Secondary School,

Uzoagba Ikeduru,


  Dear Sir,

I am interest in applying for teaching position in your district

I am well qualified and would be an asset to the school because of my experience working as a teacher of English Language at Owerri Girls Secondary School.

I have worked with both elementary and middle school teacher as well as camp direct curriculum that meets the need of students. I enjoy teaching and helping them build confidence in their abilities to achieve both academically and socially, in addition I have computer skills that will be an asset when developing class project.

It is my goal to combine my range of experience with my ability to a compassionate, enthusiastic, and intelligent teacher who will make a positive contribution to your school in English Language. I would welcome an interview and hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.

Yours faithfully,

Emmanuel Nzem

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The above samples of job application letters serve as a template for writing your own job application letter or cover letter. Edit them to create your own cover letter. If you submit a good job application letter; it will boost your CV, and increase your chances of being called for an interview.

2 thoughts on “Samples of Job Application Letter for a Job Advert”

  1. Who needs this money most, NCs NGOs or the beneficiaries?
    NGOs and NCs have made fortune already, therefore SEM should first attend to beneficiaries who have not tasted a dime since inception of the programme and whose life depend solely on the grant after much fraustrations , dissapointments and untold sufferings and hardship encountered while expecting the grant since two years ago.

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