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Include These Content Writer Skills
- Excellent writing skills and creativity
- Strong grammar and spelling abilities
- Computer proficiency and knowledge of content management systems
- Being able to take constructive criticism and client feedback
- Time management and deadline orientation
- Effective communication
- Self-promotion and marketing abilities
Candidates interested in a Content Writer position can check comparable assets in the sample cover letter displayed below.
Dear Ms. Tyner:
Upon review of your posting for a Content Writer, I hastened to submit the enclosed resume for your review. As a creative and accomplished content writer and editor with comprehensive experience developing rich, compelling content for a variety of websites, I am confident in my ability to surpass your expectations for this role.
My background in developing and editing original web articles and features on a variety of subjects positions me to substantially impact your organization. With my commitment to cultivating strategic relationships to encourage future connections and stimulate ideas, I am prepared to extend my record of writing and editing accomplishments to your company.
Highlights of my experience include the following…
Writing more than 380 articles and blogs to date for websites and social media channels across diverse industries and topics; adhering to style guidelines and driving maximum audience traffic to content.
Performing research, embedding links, presenting succinct and clear information, and communicating effectively with clients.
Employing exceptional editing skills to generate professional, error-free copy; holding a Bachelor of Arts in English as well as a post-graduate Certificate in Editing from the University of Washington.
Developing trusting and lasting connections with peers, management teams, and community / business members to facilitate future partnerships and spark story and contact leads.
With my expertise in writing a broad range of content, combined with my outstanding interpersonal skills and commitment to exploring innovative and newsworthy story ideas and comprehensive topic coverage, I am positioned to significantly benefit your team. I look forward to discussing my qualifications in more detail. Thank you for your consideration.
Alexis D. Williamson