Please remember that this is only an example and you have to change it to the specific job you are applying for as well as your own circumstances.
I suggest that you always use a cover letter with a CV as it is more professional and it gives the person reading it more insight.
Your phone number
The name of the company or recruitment agency
(If you do not have the address then just something like "Head Office, Pretoria" will be fine)
Dear Mr Smith,
Application for Marketing Assistant position
I am hereby applying for the Marketing Assistant position advertised in the Sowetan of 15 January 2013 (Reference: ABC123). As requested, I am enclosing my curriculum vitae (CV), a copy of my matric certificate and a copy of my driver's license.
Marketing has always been a passion of mine and I immediately knew that I had to apply when I noticed your vacancy. I do believe that my creative nature and outgoing personality will make me the ideal candidate for this position. Some of my key strengths include:
- strong writing and language skills,
- creative and enjoys generating new ideas,
- outgoing team player and
- attention to detail
Please see my CV for additional information on my studies and work experience. I can be reached anytime on my cell phone at 082 999 9999 or my email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your time and consideration. I am looking forward to meeting with you and I hope you will consider me for an interview.
Yours sincerely or faithfully,
Add your signature here
Your name and surname here
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