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A Guide to a Stellar Cover Letter: For a Dream Mate Job

The following cover letter is an excellent template to use when applying for a mate’s position.

     Remember, a good cover letter should be concise, well-structured, and tailored to the specific job you are applying for. It should complement your resume and provide additional information that helps you stand out as a qualified and enthusiastic candidate. As a courtesy of InTheBite’s Career Services please feel free to copy and paste the following cover letter.

Important: make sure you personalize the letter and fill in the blanks as needed. Good luck!

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I am writing to express my strong interest in the position of a mate on your boat. With my [number of years] experience working in the cockpit, my solid understanding of fishing tackle, professionalism towards boat owners and guests, and passion for travel and fishing, I believe I would be a valuable asset for you.

I am well-versed in numerous fishing techniques, [add or subtract techniques here such as trolling, live baiting, and kite fishing], and possess comprehensive knowledge of the equipment and tackle required for successful fishing trips.

Professionalism is of utmost importance to me, especially when interacting with boat owners and their esteemed guests. I understand the significance of creating a welcoming and enjoyable environment, and maintaining a high level of professionalism at all times. I take pride in my work and understanding the needs of owners and their guests, ensuring that their experiences  are memorable, and exceed their expectations.

I am confident that my combination of experience and friendly attitude make me an ideal candidate to be a mate on your boat. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my qualifications further, to provide details on how I can contribute to the success of your team.

Thank you for considering my application, I have enclosed my resume for your review. I look forward to the possibility of joining your boat and contributing to its success!


[Your Name]

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