Several users of the LJINig. Job portal has asked the question do you write a cover letter in an email or attach it. The answer is simple you have to understand the job role you are applying for. Some job applications would state explicitly that you should attach a cover letter to the application. But when it is not stated clearly do attach a cover letter and also use the cover letter sample below in the email body.
The below formats stated the step by step way in writing an email cover letter especially for advertised job roles in Nigeria.
Dear <Name or hiring manager or Sir/Ma>,
I am writing in regard to your advertised job opening of <Target Role>. As a professional with extensive experience in <job title>, I am highly skilled in <Hard Skills to JD>.
My solid background in <People Skills> has allowed me to manage teams with exceptional performance. The opportunity to join <Organization> greatly interests me because <Reasons>. As a holder of <Degrees, Certs>I can competently execute <JD Responsibilities>. I believe that I would make a valuable asset to your team and I offer my resume for your review.
As per my professional summary, my qualities and experience make me highly suitable for the role of <Target Role>. I am highly regarded for <Transferable Skills>. I am proficient in <Systems>. Throughout my career, I have demonstrated the highest levels of service and commitment to the mission of any organization I have worked for. <List 3-4 achievements relevant to the JD>. Thus, if you are looking for an organized <“What”> you are welcome to contact me to arrange an interview.
I am eager to learn more about how your organization can benefit from my contribution.
Thank you for your time in reviewing my application and consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.
Trust the format has been able to help you create a cover letter email.