Assume that you have recently interviewed with the company from your cover letter assignment. You feel that your initial interview went rather well, and you would like to thank your interviewer for his or her time and professionalism. However, you should also use this opportunity to reinforce your desire to fill the position. Be sure to touch upon specific details from your interview. You should make use of all of the information you collected for your cover letter assignment to personalize your thank-you letter. You can find a list of the most commonly asked interview questions on pages 375-376 (Figures 14.3 and 14.4) in your text. You can then use these questions to help you decide what details to include. Note: Your letter should be written in a block business format, following the structure and format of the example provided.
711 Travelers Way
Birmingham, AL 35242
July 27, 2009
Mary Bright, Vice President of Marketing
Stephens Global Marketing
900 Buckhead Plaza, Suite 101
Atlanta, Georgia 35001
Dear Ms. Bright,
Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to interview me personally. Your
well-structured interview afforded me ample time to highlight the talents I could bring to
your organization. It was also gratifying to learn more about the exciting opportunities
Stephens Global Marketing provides for its employees.
I believe I would be a perfect fit for your marketing team, especially in contributing to
the product development of your premier client, Mountain Extreme Soda. During our
interview, it seemed my concept for a new packaging design was greeted with some
Once again, I very much appreciate your time and professionalism. I will look forward to
learning your list of finalists. I am available for any follow-up questions you or other
members of your team may have.
[Handwritten signature here]