McAdam Cover Letter

Please accept my application for your open position. I found your job posting on, and I’m pleased to say that my skills match your requirements. I have had more than eight years of experience in administrative roles. I am well-versed in all the miscellaneous duties this job can entail. I am extremely well organized and have a proven track record working with people from all walks of life.
I have recently been working as an administrative assistant for George Washington’s Mt. Vernon. I am currently helping with the 17th Annual Spirit of Mt. Vernon event being held on October 9, 2018. I am working with database entry; Microsoft Excel; invoicing; writing and editing for program and auction materials; and many other administrative jobs. The event will have about 600 corporate attendees as well as Members of Congress and other important guests. It stands to raise over $400,000 for Mt. Vernon educational programs.
In my previous roles as an executive assistant, I handled all of the required duties, and more, with great capability. I was frequently praised for my ability to handle complex tasks and solve problems without requesting input, but also maintain an awareness of when input may be desired. In short, as an executive assistant, I am efficient, attentive, and competent. Finally, I have all the basic skills necessary for the role
I am eagerly anticipating having a follow up conversation with you about how I can help make the lives of your company executives easier. Please feel free to contact me at any time.
Lura B. McAdam
(703) 597-1571

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