Write a Diving Cover Letter
A Cover Letter is your link between your CV and the employer and should always accompany your diving CV / resume in your application. This gives you a chance to write about why you are the most suitable person for the position. A Cover letter should also be tailored to the dive job your are applying for. It is important to match your skills and experience to the dive center`s requirements. Do you know how to write a cover letter? Take a look at our Dream Dive Job Cover Letter Guide to give you a few hints and get you started.
A Good Covering Letter
First impressions last. When you’re searching for a dive job, your cover letter is your introduction to a prospective employer so this will be the first impression they have of you.
Putting together a good cover letter will help to ensure that your diving resume/ CV and application are forwarded to the right person. A cover letter is also designed to entice your potential employer into granting you an interview.
Your diving cover letter should offer quick and concise information highlighting your assets but should never exceed one page in length. It should be written in a formal business style – never use a casual tone as it will come across as being unprofessional.
But before writing your actual dive job cover letter, you’ll need to conduct a little bit of research. Make sure you have the full mailing address along with the name and title of the contact person to whom you should send your resume.
The format of your cover letter should follow this basic design:
- Name and full mailing address of the dive operation
- Contact person name and title
- Salutation (Dear Mr./Mrs.)
- First paragraph of a direct opening statement identifying your objective with the dive operation (see below)
- Second paragraph highlighting your experience (see below)
- Third paragraph with a brief conclusion, a call to action, and your contact information (see below)
- Closing salutation (Yours Truly/Sincerely,)
- Ending with your signature and typed written name below