Cover Letter Generator

Speed up the job application process with Grammarly's AI-powered cover letter generator. Just enter a prompt, and you'll instantly get a standout cover letter that can help you land the job you want.
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A Better Way to Write Cover Letters

Crafting a quality cover letter doesn’t have to feel daunting. Grammarly’s AI writing assistance makes it easy to create a professional, personalized cover letter in seconds.
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Write a short prompt and get an entire draft suited to your needs.
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Achieve the right formality, tone, and length by adjusting your text in just a few clicks.
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Tips for Generating Your Cover Letter with Grammarly

Download Grammarly, open a document, and click the green lightbulb beside the Grammarly button to launch GrammarlyGO's AI writing assistance. Then, enter a prompt with instructions and key information to help personalize your cover letter.
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In your prompt, consider including:

• Specific details about your past work experience

• Specific details about the role you’re applying for

• The tone you’d like your cover letter to have

• The information you’d like to include in the header and/or footer of your cover letter, such as your name and email, the date, and the company’s name and address

Find Inspiration in These Cover Letter Examples

These cover letter examples were created with Grammarly's AI writing assistance. You can adjust any drafts you create to further tailor them to your needs.

Cover letter example #1


Write a cover letter for a data science role at Hilotet. Talk about how my current position at AcmeCo gives me an understanding of how to do large-scale data queries and how my passion for aerospace will help me succeed in the role at Hilotet. Include my name, Marisol Doe, email address,, and today's date, 04/28/2023, in a header at the top of the cover letter.

Draft generated by Grammarly:

Marisol Doe


Dear Hiring Manager,

I am excited to apply for the data science role at Hilotet. As a current employee at AcmeCo, I have gained valuable experience in performing large-scale data queries and analyzing data to provide insights into customer behavior. My knowledge and skills will enable me to make significant contributions to your team. My passion for aerospace has been a driving force behind my desire to work at Hilotet. 

I have always been fascinated by space exploration and the potential for new discoveries. I believe that my passion for this field will help me excel in the role at your company and contribute to the success of your mission. At AcmeCo, I have been responsible for analyzing large data sets to identify trends and patterns that could be used to improve our customer experience. I have also worked on developing predictive models using machine learning algorithms to forecast customer behavior. These skills and experiences have prepared me well for the data science role at Hilotet.

Furthermore, my experience in data visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI has enabled me to communicate data insights to stakeholders effectively. I am confident that I can leverage these skills to create meaningful visualizations that will aid in decision-making at Hilotet. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how I can contribute to your team.


Marisol Doe

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a cover letter?

A cover letter lets you introduce yourself to potential employers and describe why you’re a good fit for an open role. Unlike a résumé, which summarizes your work history and skills in more of a list format, a cover letter provides space for you to illustrate how your prior experience applies to the role for which you’re applying. It also allows you to showcase your soft skills and explain why you’re excited about the company and role. Employers use cover letters to help gauge if you’re a good fit for a position and their culture and values.

What info should a cover letter include?

Your résumé’s cover letter should start with an introduction that includes the job title and a summary of why you’re interested in the job and the company. If someone at the company is referring you to this role, you should also mention that person’s name in your introduction.

Next, include one to two paragraphs about your qualifications and skills and your interest in the company. Opt for a narrow focus, highlighting your most applicable skills and explaining how they will help you succeed in the role. When you talk about the company, show you’re familiar with its mission and values and explain how its goals align with your own.

Wrap up your cover letter with a paragraph that restates your interest in the company and the role. You may also wish to thank the reader for their time and for considering your application.

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How should a cover letter start?

When writing a cover letter for your résumé, you should start with a greeting, like “Dear hiring manager,” and then launch into a short introduction. In the introduction, include the job title you’re applying for and write a summary of why you’re interested in the position and the company. If someone at the company referred you to the role, mention their name here too.

Some people also include a brief header at the top of their cover letter. Headers typically contain your name and contact information, links to your website or online résumé, and the date.

Who should a cover letter be addressed to?

If possible, address your cover letter to the hiring manager. (You can sometimes find their name on the job application.) For example, if the hiring manager is Anita Kawfee, start your letter with “Dear Anita Kawfee.” To avoid misgendering, use the hiring manager's full name without adding a title like Mr., Ms., or Mx.

If you don’t know the hiring manager’s name, you can use a general salutation such as ”Dear hiring manager.”

How should a cover letter end?

Wrap up your cover letter with a short paragraph that thanks the reader for their time and reaffirms your interest in the role and company. Follow this paragraph with a short sign-off such as “Sincerely,” “Thank you,” or “Best,” followed by your full name. Some people choose to add their contact information (email, phone number, and website) under their name instead of putting it in a header at the top of the cover letter.

Should I write a cover letter if it’s optional?

It’s a good idea to write a cover letter even if a job post lists it as optional. Not only does this show you’re willing to put in extra effort, but it also gives you a place to tell the hiring manager why you’re a good fit for the company and the role. Additionally, writing a cover letter provides an opportunity to show off a bit of your personality, which can help you stand out from other applicants.

If writing isn’t your forte or you’re wondering how to write a cover letter, you may want to use a cover letter generator.

What is a cover letter generator?

A cover letter generator is a tool that uses AI to help you create a professional, personalized cover letter in seconds. You don’t need to know how to write a cover letter or the standard cover letter format to use a cover letter generator. You just need to enter a prompt stating what you’re looking to write and what information you’d like to have included in your cover letter.

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Names used are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, events, or places is coincidental.