General Training Writing Task 1 Sample 73 - You have seen an advertisement in an English newspaper for a job working in the City Museum

IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You have seen an advertisement in an English newspaper for a job working in the City Museum shop during the holidays.

You have decided to apply for the job. Write a letter to the director of the Museum. In your letter:

  • introduce yourself
  • explain what experience and special skills you have
  • explain why you are interested in the job

Write at least 150 words.

Sample Answer 1:

Dear Sir,

I am, Mrs. Shanthy, working in a private organization as a Clerk. I have seen an advertisement published in the Newspaper on last Sunday about the vacancy available in City Museum shop. I would like to apply for the above post as part time employee to work on holidays.

I am a graduate on accounting and I have sound knowledge on customer care. Since I am currently involving in business field, I could manage the position which will be taking over from your organization. Also I have a background on antique collection during my school days. I know the value of a museum and its advantages to the public. In this way I could increase number of customers attend to the museum every day. I could ensure to implement a security system in the museum to protect valuable item.

The reason for applying this position is to involve in an interesting field of job. At the same time to utilize my holidays as meaningful. I would be thankful if you could kindly consider my application for above mentioned post.

Thank you

Sincerely,

Shanthy

[ by - Niro Devi] 
 
Sample Answer 2:

Dear Sir/Madam,
I am writing to apply for the holiday job at your City Museum shop that was posted in newspaper last week.  I am a student at the local Lincon College studying history major. We are currently in our summer break and I was hoping to gain some valuable work experience related to my field during this time.

We will have summer holidays from 1st June to 30th August. I will be free during these days so I would be able to work full time or part time as per your requirements. I worked in a local history Museum in my hometown for 6 months. In addition to that, I am quite good with computers and numbers. I believe I would be a great asset for you.
I have been interested in history since I was a child. There is no Museum in this city that I haven't been to. I love your Museum as it has wide variety of historical objects and abundant audio-visual library to read in.

I believe that my enthusiasm for history and relevant skills will make me a good candidate for this position. Please let me know if I am suitable for the job. I am able to appear for interview at any appointed time.

Yours Faithfully,
Sandeep Parekh

[ by - Sandeep Parekh] 
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+1 # Sweta Singh 2016-02-27 13:01
You have seen an advertisement in an English newspaper for a job working in the City Museum shop during the holidays.

You have decided to apply for the job. Write a letter to the director of the Museum. In your letter:

- introduce yourself
- explain what experience and special skills you have
- explain why you are interested in the job

Hello Sir/Madam,

I am writing with reference to your advertisement in a daily English newspaper for a job opening in City museum shop and I would like to apply for the same.

I am a student of the archaeological stream and I have just finished my 2nd year exams. I would like to utilize my summer holidays by gaining some good experience which will be helpful in my future studies and work at your museum shop will add advantage to it.

Apart from this, as I am an archaeological student and can explain the importance of historical things and your museum in a much better way to customers which will be helpful in increasing the sales of the shop and hence I consider myself as the best candidate for this job.

I have 2 years’ experience as a museum officer at National Museum and I have good experience and exposure to the methods of preservation of such antiques and therefore I will be handle them better than a non-experienced employee. I am also multilingual and can speak English, German and Dutch, which will add benefit in communicating international customers. I am also a computer literate and can easily handle the computer work at the shop. Please find my CV herewith attachment for your perusal.

I hope you will find my resume best for this position.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

With Regards
Yours sincerely
Sweta
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-1 # Dimuthu 2015-06-19 09:29
Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing in regards to the City Museum shop job vacancy which was published in the daily newspaper last week. I would like to apply for the post of assistant manager and please consider me as a deserving candidate for this position.

I am an educated youngster with high management skills and good knowledge of history. I have a five years degree for management and marketing in the University of Colombo. Apart from that, I am currently working as an assistant manager in a private sales company on weekdays. I have four years of experience in marketing in my current job and also I have six years of previous experience in several private companies. I have managed well because of my knowledge of three different languages. As I am available in full-time on holidays, I would like to join this shop and enhance my experience further more in sales and marketing field as well as the history.

I have attached my CV here with this letter. If you find it more suitable for this position, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you in advance.

Yours Sincerely,
Dimuthu Udayanga.
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