I am writing this in response to an ad in the (newspaper)
dated (---) for the post of a systems analyst position. I am confident that this position
seems to fit well with my education, experience and career interests.
As stated in the ad, the post requires experience in computer
systems, financial applications software, and end-user consulting. As my resume indicates,
I have majored in economics and also studied computer science. I have adequate training on
a wide variety of software programs and applications, and also have practical experience
as a programmer and as consultant for system users. I have also worked as an intern in
computing operations for an international bank.
My background and career goals seem to match your job
requirements well. I am confident that I can perform the job effectively. I shall contact
you within a week's time to further discuss this position and the possibility of an
interview. Kindly feel free to contact me at (phone no.) in case you have any queries.
Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.