Sample Usher Cover Letter

Notice how the applicant in this usher cover letter focuses on her interest and understanding of the responsibilities of this job which is to assist patrons at entertainment events by performing duties, such as collecting admission tickets and passes from patrons, helping to locate seats, and passing out programs. Such positions are often voluntary but some are offered as part-time jobs for pay. If you apply for such a job, be sure to know what is expected and required so you will win an interview and get the position you want.

Claudia Burnhardt
934 Union Street
City Side, USA 23417

April 14, 2006

Mr. Garth Broadman
Hiring Manager
Old Town Theater
452 Old Town Drive
Libertyville, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Broadman:

I saw your listing for part-time ushers on JobBankUSA.com. This is the kind of position I am interested in since I have evenings available as well as weekend days. I am good with people, enjoy the theater, and would welcome being part of a team of ushers who help make the performances a success with patrons. I also have experience with ushering, having held such a job in the past.

I am writing this cover letter today to apply for one of the openings as usher. If you'd like to meet me to talk over the duties and let me know what you are looking for, I'd be happy to do so. Just name a time and place that works for you.

Please call 888-888-8888 to reach me during the day. I hope you will consider my resume and give me a chance to show you what I can do.


Claudia Burnhardt

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