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Policy Advisor Cover Letter Example

117 Sutton Road
Gillingham
GR18 3DS

28 February 2017

Mr Jason Simpson
Director
LP Sanders Consultancy
19 Lonsdale Road
Halesowen
HN26 3AQ

Dear Mr Simpson,

Re: Policy Advisor (Ref: JJ934)

Your advertisement for the above vacancy captured my attention, and I wish to be considered for this position.

I graduated in 2016 with a 2:1 degree in BSc Politics and International Relations from the University of Birmingham. Some of the relevant modules that I studied include Understanding Politics, Introduction to International Relations Theory, Policy, and British Politics. My studies have given me a great insight into how government policies are initiated, formulated and passed into law. I have also worked as a voluntary Policy Assistant Officer at a local pressure group for the past three months, where I participated in meetings with various stakeholders and government officials.

My greatest passion in life is to make a positive difference in society, hence the reason for studying politics at the University. I enjoy keeping myself up to date with the latest developments in current affairs. I am an organised, punctual, and hardworking individual who can deal with a heavy workload and is willing to work overtime when required.

I firmly believe that my excellent writing and interpersonal skills, combined with my ability to conduct complex negotiations, put me in a great position to work as a Policy Advisor at LP Sanders Consultancy.

I hope that my attached CV further demonstrates that I am the ideal candidate for this role, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for considering me for this position. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require any additional information.

Yours sincerely,

~ Signature goes here ~

Brandon Payne.

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £27.000 – £47.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree and Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    37+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Communication Skills
    Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts
  • Writing Skills
    Excellent writing skills to write clear and concise reports
  • Analytical Skills
    Examine information and propose solutions based on the findings
  • Diplomacy
    Using appropriate techniques to move others to action or to gain agreements
  • Specialist Knowledge
    Possessing sound and specialist knowledge of policy, legislation and business
  • Foresight
    Having a strong foresight for the direction in which things are going

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