Example Cover Letter: Technical Writer

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of Technical Writer. With a degree in English from the University of California and several years of experience as a technical writer, I believe I am well-suited for this role.

In my current position, I create manuals for a variety of software products. My responsibilities include researching new features and writing up instructions in a clear and concise manner. Additionally, I often collaborate with other departments to ensure accuracy of the content within the manuals.

I have extensive experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). I am also a proficient user of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. As a technical writer, I believe that having outstanding communication skills is key.

I have excellent writing and proofreading abilities which ensure the accuracy of all content I produce.

Moreover, I am able to quickly adapt to new technologies, as well as work with minimal supervision and tight deadlines. I am confident that my experience, strong work ethic and attention to detail makes me a perfect fit for the position of Technical Writer.

I would be thrilled to discuss this opportunity with you further and can be contacted via phone at (555) 555-5555 or by email at My resume is attached for your review. Thank you for your time and consideration.


John Smith