Project Management Resume Cover Letters

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  1. Project Manager Cover Letter Sample
  2. Product Manager Cover Letter Sample

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1. Project Manager Cover Letter Sample

Our project manager cover letter template emphasizes the applicant’s achievements with three bullet points. Use the samples to help you format your own cover letter.

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Project Manager Cover Letter Sample

Project Manager Cover Letter (Text Format)

August 1, 2016
Jeff Lebowski

187 Maybrook Street
Orlando, Florida 94000
(407)597-7891
j.lebowski@systemsplus.com

Dear Mr. Lebowski

I am writing to apply for the IT Project Manager position at Systems+, as advertised on Linkedin.com. I am confident that my 3 years of solid experience and diverse capabilities in project management make me an ideal candidate to successfully fulfill this position.

During my time working as a Junior IT Project Manager at XConnect, I was the second-in-charge to the Project Manager in leading a medium-sized development team. I was charged with the responsibility of helping oversee a range of critical projects from conception to delivery.

I was commended by my manager for demonstrating strong skills in: proactively managing important and time-sensitive projects; developing innovative solutions to critical problems; balancing stakeholder expectations with those of the company; and working collaboratively with other team members to establish an efficient and effective systems of operation.

In my time at XConnect, I was noted for having achieved the following:

  • Executing a number of highly profitable projects with budgets over $200,000
  • Working with my team to manage the accounts of prestigious international brands and clients
  • Strong understanding of statistics, quality improvement techniques, FMEA and RCA
  • Successfully contributing to Q & A testing, product SOW, integration and user documentations.

Furthermore, I have strong academic background to ground my work. After completing my Bachelor of Information Technology Management at the University of Minnesota, I went on to score in the top 2% in my Master of Information Systems at the University of Maryland. I plan to draw on these methodologies at Systems+ to effectively complete project scheduling, issue tracking and resource management tasks.

I believe that the above qualities and experiences would make me a valuable addition to your company. If there is any more information you would like me to provide, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Sylvia Swanson

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2. Product Manager Cover Letter Sample

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Product Manager Cover Letter (Text Format)

Oct. 30, 2015
Hiring Manager’s Name

341 Company Address
Palo Alto, California, 94301
(xxx)xxx-xxxx
hiring.manager@gmail.com

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to apply for the Product Manager position at Central Bay Software. I have more than 8 years of experience working as a Product Manager for technology companies similar to yours where I have accumulated an extensive skill set. My professional expertise aligns perfectly with the goals of this position in your respected company.

My duties at CityTech include balancing an ever-changing product line while seeking to coordinate and connect the appropriate teams in order for product development to run as smoothly as possible. Central Bay Software would benefit from my skills in the following areas:

  • Driving the determined solution cross the necessary development teams with good communication and leadership
  • Understanding market requirements for current and futue products
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product

Having studied your job description, I am aware that Mallard’s Technology is looking for a Front Desk operator that can handle more than the occasional visitor and phone call. Given the wide range of my responsibilities at my previous job, I believe I have the requisite skills and abilities to handle any tasks that you require.

Given the chance, I would be a valuable asset for the next line of products being launched over the coming year. It would be a privilege to discuss your Product Manager position in more detail. I would be happy to come by whenever it is most convenient for you. Thank you for your time, and I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Your Name

Edwin Richards
462 Home St.
New York, NY 25435
(123) 456-0987
erichards@emailprovider.net

[Date]

Mr. Ronald Smith
Senior Human Resources Manager
International Company Corp.
1 ICC Ln.
Houston, TX 78682

Dear Mr. Smith,

It is with great interest that I write directly to you about the advertised opening in your company for the position of Project Manager at International Company Corp. The prospect of working with such a celebrated industry leader as International Company Corp is extremely exciting, and it would be an honor to contribute the myriad skills I’ve gathered and honed throughout my six accomplished years of experience to your organization.

For the past four years, I have been working as a project manager at Domestic Business Co. with a tremendous amount of success in all aspects of project management, from detailed budget analyses, performance reviews, and overseeing and approving resource allocation, to coordinating directly with clients on behalf of the company. My success at DBC has been recognized on a number of occasions, including being awarded the ‘Most Productive Project Manager of the Year’ distinction in 2012 as well as 2013.

According to my research, International Company Corp. has consistently managed to increase its project load each quarter and strengthen its already laudable position in the industry. Moreover, an increasing number of those projects focus on two areas in particular: renewable energy and the economic revitalization of low-income urban areas. I have overseen a number of projects from inception to completion that deal directly with both of those endeavors, about which I am very passionate. In fact, I have direct experience with two specific projects wherein renewable energy and urban revitalization efforts intersected. In light of both my expertise and ICC’s recent endeavors, I strongly feel I would be quite an asset to International Company Corp.—a highly respectable company wherein I feel my particular skillset will make a real difference in keeping ICC ahead of its competitors for years to come!

Thank you, Mr. Smith, for taking the time to consider my qualifications and the potential value I would bring to ICC. I look forward to speaking with you further, and am available at (123) 456-0987 for any additional information or to discuss anything specific.

Once again, thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

(Signature)

Edwin Richards

Sample Cover Letter for a Project Management Resume

According to most hiring managers, cover letters are just as important as resumes. This isn’t because most hiring managers read them (they’ll admit they often don’t), but they do remember who didn’t bother to send a cover letter.

Cover letters should not be condensed resumes, they are an opportunity for you to write directly to the hiring manager overseeing the position you desire and to capture his or her attention. Your goal is to demonstrate that you are not only qualified for the job and a potentially valuable contributor, but that you are also aware of the company, its values, aims, and recent projects, and that you would be excited to be a part of the team.


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