GT Writing Task 1: Sample 67 - Write a letter to the hotel manager expressing your interest for the job

IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You have seen an advertisement for a weekend work in a hotel in the town where you are staying. You have worked in a hotel before and think that the job would be suitable for you. Now you want to apply for the job.

Write a letter to the hotel manager expressing your interest. In your letter

  • introduce yourself
  • explain why you think you would be suitable for the job
  • ask what work you would be expected to do

You should write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear Sir or Madam,


Sample Answer:

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to apply for the part-time weekend job at your hotel that you advertised in the daily Sunday Times on 5th August 2018. I have similar job experience and I am hoping that you would look at my resume which I am attaching to this letter and consider me for the job.

I am Preeti Ghuraiya, studying general management course at Garden City College, Bangalore and I can fluently speak English and Hindi. This job opportunity looks very interesting and something in-line with my work experience.

I have worked as a receptionist and a front desk executive with Hotel Holiday Inn in Delhi from June 2015 till July 2017. I was responsible for interacting with clients, handling client check-in and checkout and so on. I also have some experience as a waitress. I believe my job experience would help me perform my responsibilities effectively in your hotel.

The job description in the newspaper does not give details of the responsibilities. Would you be able to let me know about the duties that I will be required to do and if you require any specific skills? I can start immediately and can work the whole day every weekend.

Please let me know if you need further information regarding my job experience and education. I will be able to provide references for my experience.

Looking forward to meeting you to discuss further.

Yours faithfully,

Preeti Arora

[ Penned by - Preeti] 
 
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0 # Sam 2017-07-19 17:57
Dear Sir/Madam,
I am writing this letter in reference to your advertisement on ABC for hiring a weekend support staff in your hotel. I am 20 years old and live in the southern area of the city. I am studying Hotel Management at MVT Institute and will graduate next year. I am looking for a weekend job which can add values to my resume and where I can contribute from experience and knowledge.

I have 1 year's experience as an Account specialist in Holiday Inn, Delhi. I was responsible for bookings, arranging team dinners, customising rooms to check-out for selected corporate clients. I am well versed with Hotel's day to day operations.

The advertisement was very brief and did not mention about job responsibilities. Can you please share the job description, any specific skill set you are looking for?
I will be happy to answer in person or over phone.

Yours sincerely,
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