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Dear Hiring Manager
I have read your recent advertisement for the post of Assistant Editor currently available at Cambridge Editorial, Inc. I would like to apply for this position because I am thrilled about this opportunity. I would like to know more about the job requirements and specifications. I have completed my post-graduation in English and Journalism and I have developed strong literary skills after proudly completing my studies. I have a great passion for writing and possess sharp analytical abilities and perfect communication skills. In addition to my academic background, I possess real-life experience that pertains directly to the position.
Last winter, I interned at the Central Massachusetts publishing house. One of my duty was reviewing and editing reader submission regarding popular restaurants, music venues, and other cultural offerings. The cultural events were published in dozens of newspapers, magazines in the New England area. Additionally, I performed extensive research about various restaurants responsible for organizing my findings into a coherent report.
As a creative thinker, I have pioneered in the development of a university sponsored online blog that publishes student reviews about restaurants, clubs, bars, and entertainment activities. I was responsible for reviewing and editing the submission. I have also performed tasks independently to edit and present dinner reviews which helped me to sharpen my communication, editorial abilities, and organization skills.
In the past few months I have worked as an editorial assistant for a well-known publishing house. During that time I have learned in-depth about the publishing industry and polished my professional office administration skills. I possess excellent communication skills, editing abilities, and well familiar with editing software and tools. I have experience in the area of desktop publishing.
Please find my resume enclosed and I would be glad to discuss my qualification in the light of your specific needs and requirements. Thank you for your time and consideration.