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Create a Cover Letter in 3 Simple Steps

Choose an eye-catching template to personalize.

Recruiter-friendly cover letter template created by designers, engineers and HR professionals who know what employers want to see.

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Fill out a few questions and let our cover letter generator do the rest.

Pick and choose from industry-specific, pre-written phrases and content suggestions to help you impress a future employer.

Add finishing touches and save.

See the first draft of your cover letter, test different template designs and color combinations, and re-edit it to make it perfect!

Download your first free text file or sign up to download a professionally designed, application-ready cover letter.

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Cover Letter Creator FAQ

Can a cover letter generator help with resumes, too?

Our Cover Letter Builder subscription includes complimentary access to our award-winning Resume Builder. We wanted to create a job seeker mecca where you can easily create multiple job-winning documents with a single service.
With our two builders, you can:
  • Choose sleek, professionally designed cover letter templates
  • Create resumes and cover letters quickly by answering a few questions.
  • Get step-by-step writing advice for each section.
  • Unlock research- and pre-written content suggestions based on your career goals.
  • Easily customize each document within our builder.
  • Get a 14-day trial without feature restrictions.

Who is our cover letter maker for?

Any job candidate could benefit from using a cover letter builder –– but some job seekers will find more use in it than others.
Candidates who would benefit most from creating a cover letter online include those who are:
  • Hesitant about their writing skills: Builders suggest text based on your previous experience, taking a massive weight off if you fear the blank page.
  • Applying for multiple jobs: With a builder, you can adapt your cover letter to each position you are applying for in a matter of minutes, so you won’t miss out on applying for that dream job.
  • Trying to target specific roles: A builder will help you come up with the correct language to target any position, offering up specific language for each version of your cover letter.
  • Changing careers: If you find yourself switching career paths, you may not know exactly what to say to pitch yourself. A cover letter builder can help.
If any of that sounds familiar, try Cover Letter Builder. You can use a stylish, employer-ready template and fill it with recruiter-approved, job-specific language from our database.

What features does your builder include?

We worked hard to make a great cover letter generator. Here are some of our favorite builder features.
  • Suggested text based on job title.
  • Auto-generated key phrases that you can customize.
  • A skills database to choose your skills from.
  • Employer-approved work history descriptions.
  • Spell check and autocorrects for your document.
  • Ability to save your document in a variety of file formats.

Is the JobHero Cover Letter Builder free?

Our resume and cover letter templates, including one free text download, are free to try. You can also study multiple cover letter samples created with our builder! Sign up for our monthly subscription to unlock the full power of our auto-generated cover letters and resumes. We offer a 14-day trial subscription at a fraction of the cost to let you sample both builders and the previously mentioned perks!

Is it OK to use a cover letter builder?

Absolutely! You can use a cover letter builder to generate professional, employer-ready cover letter templates that can be edited and personalized for each job. The builder simply makes the process faster and easier.
Most importantly, you should customize your cover letter to your target job by closely reading the job description. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced job seeker, you’ll find helpful tips on acing your letter in our comprehensive cover letter writing guide. And you can peruse our library of resume skills to find wording that might also be appropriate in your cover letter.

Is there a completely free cover letter builder?

No cover letter builder is entirely free — these tools require a subscription. However, everyone can try our builder before committing to a subscription fee!
Our cover letter maker is completely free to try. Once you're happy with your first draft, you even get one free text download. If you’re satisfied with our step-by-step builder and want to unlock all of our templates, additional content and access to our matching Resume Builder, sign up for our monthly subscription to help you excel over other job seekers.

Should I use a cover letter builder?

Whether this is your first job search or you're a seasoned professional, using a cover letter builder can help reduce the stress and effort you usually experience during a job search. Experts design our templates, our automated content suggestions are written and optimized by seasoned resume writers, and HR professionals and career coaches routinely test our builder.
If you fit into one of these scenarios, using a builder will be even more critical:
  • You have no time! Our builder works fast. Once you have the hang of our online tool, you can generate a cover letter in minutes.
  • You’re applying for several jobs! Writing a new cover letter for every job is time-consuming and tedious. Our cover letter maker does the bulk of the writing for you, with pre-written content suggestions based on the open job and the company you’re interested in.
  • You’re changing careers! Some hiring managers might hesitate to hire someone without exact experience in a specific field. Our builder suggests templates to explain why you’re leaving a career tract, which transferable skills you possess, and what unique insights you can bring to the role.