Field Interviewer Cover Letter

Field interviewers conduct face-to-face interviews with participants to solicit information and feedback, utilizing their excellent communication and interpersonal skills to gain trust and encourage openness and honesty. Typical work activities include questioning participants, distributing surveys, resolving inconsistencies in responses, reviewing data, and submitting and coding results. An outgoing and engaging personality is highly advantageous for success in this role.

Cover letters for this position often mention the following:

  • Data solicitation and review
  • Information gathering and organizing
  • In-person interviews
  • Surveys and questionnaires
  • Results analysis and coding
  • Report preparation
  • Daily paperwork and logs
  • Participant relations and communications
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Rapport building

Please find a sample cover letter for a field interviewer below including comparable skills, qualifications, and experience.

Dear Ms. Beltran:

With this letter and the attached resume, I would like to express my sincere interest in the field interviewer position you have available. As a personable and gregarious individual with three years of experience obtaining participant information and data through strategic questioning and discussion, I possess the qualities and abilities that will allow me to contribute toward the success of Denali Adventures.

My background includes excellent experience as a field interviewer with Glacier National Park for the past three summer seasons, soliciting productive commentary and feedback from park visitors. Throughout this experience, I successfully handled responsibilities such as collecting specified data, distributing surveys, conducting interviews, and coding results. Additionally, my excellent interpersonal and time management talents position me to make a significant impact on your organization.

The following achievements demonstrate my qualifications for this position:

  • Instrumental in informing and shaping the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program (NVUM), conducting in-person, face-to-face interviews with visitors to Glacier National Park and soliciting feedback on park facilities, recreational offerings, accessibility, and visitor activities, among other topics
  • Recruiting individuals to participate in surveys and interviews, interacting courteously and engagingly with a wide range of people from varying cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Achieving an increase in participation of 32% over the previous summer during my first year of employment due to superior interpersonal skills
  • Logging survey and interview results, preparing corresponding reports, and submitting feedback and findings to senior management and park officials
  • Leveraging superior communication abilities to secure trust, boost participation, and build rapport; converse easily in Spanish, French, and Italian

My proven dedication to conducting field interviews and optimizing participant engagement will contribute immensely to the success of Denali Adventures. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,

Jessica T. Stern