How to Write an Application Letter in Botswana

Most of you are still sending emails with no body/message which is most probably why you never get feedback. So I thought I should share examples of how you can draft your email when applying for a job.


Dear Employer/ HR Manager

I am very interested in applying for the {insert job title} position you advertised on {state where you saw the advert from} recently. My qualifications and experience match your specifications almost exactly. Please take a moment to review my attached supporting documents

It would be a sincere pleasure to hear back from you soon to discuss this exciting opportunity.

Sincerely/ Kind regards/ Regards

{your first and last names}


Dear Employer/HR Manager {if you know their name then put it here} :

I hope this email finds you well.

I was keenly interested in reading the job posting for the position of {insert position}. I believe my experience is a strong match for the responsibilities pertaining to this role, and I’m pleased to submit my application for the position.

My most recent position was at {talk about your recent experience related to the vacancy you’re applying for. Make sure it’s 1/2 sentence}.

I have attached my resume to this letter. Through it, I hope you will learn more about my background, education, achievements, and awards.

If I can provide you with any further information, please let me know. I look forward to hearing from you about this opportunity.

Thank you for your consideration.


{your name and surname }


Dear Hiring Manager,

I would like to apply for the {insert title of the position} as advertised on {state where you saw the advert from}. Please find a copy of my resume and cover letter attached, outlining my suitability for the role.

I have more than two years of experience in the industry and I feel that I would be a great fit for the position.

I look forward to hearing back from you regarding my application.

Sincerely/ Kind regards/ Regards

{your first and last names}

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How do I start an application letter?

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4. The Most Effective Strategies to Start a Cover Letter

  1. Start With an Accomplishment.
  2. Inform the Company of What You Can Offer Them.
  3. Show That You Love the Company.
  4. Name-Drop by Saying You Know Someone Relevant.
  5. Exude Enthusiasm, Excitement, and Passion.
  6. Refer to Their Current Events.
  7. Display Some Creativity & Humor.

How do I write a short application letter example?

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Basic Cover Letter Structure—Checklist

  1. Dear (hiring manager name)
  2. Paragraph #1: introduction and a big job-fitting achievement.
  3. Paragraph #2: key skills and why you fit the job.
  4. Paragraph #3: your passion + why you want in.
  5. Paragraph #4: your call to action.
  6. Formal closing.
  7. Add a P.S. to add value.

What is the format of the letter of application?

This is what a letter of application should include:

Hiring manager’s address. Opening paragraph introducing yourself and your application. Two body paragraphs explaining why you’re a great candidate and your motivation behind the application. Closing paragraph with a call to action directed at the employer.

What are the 7 parts of an application letter?

Key Elements of a Cover Letter

  • Information about you. Begin your cover letter with your contact information.
  • Date.
  • Contact Person’s Name, Title, Employer, and Address.
  • Salutation.
  • Opening Paragraph.
  • Middle Paragraph.
  • Second Middle Paragraph.
  • Contact Information and Closing.

How do you introduce yourself in a letter?

Writing a Letter of Introduction for Yourself

  1. Opening – Use a formal salutation.
  2. Paragraph 1 – Introduce yourself by telling the recipient who you are and what you do.
  3. Paragraph 2 – Explain why you’re getting in touch.
  4. Paragraph 3 – Give your contact details.