If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
As someone who discovered their love for podcasting during a cross-country road trip, I was thrilled to find the Content Creator role at SiriusXM. Having kept me company on endless stretches of highway, it's exciting to think about joining a company that's been a pioneer in providing diverse, engaging audio content to millions of listeners like myself.
When I first began exploring podcasting as a creative outlet, the first platform I turned to was Apple Podcasts. Now, as a seasoned content creator, I am eager to apply my skills and passion for storytelling to the very platform that sparked my journey—the Content Creator role at Apple Inc.
As a content creator who has developed a passion for amplifying underrepresented voices, the opportunity to join NPR as a Content Creator caught my attention. With a long history of producing informative and diverse content, NPR has always struck me as a company that values creative freedom and journalistic integrity—values that I wholeheartedly embrace.
It wasn't until I stumbled upon an enthralling podcast produced by Wondery that I truly understood the power of captivating storytelling. Thus, when I learned about the Content Creator opening at Wondery, I was eager to contribute my own creative abilities to a company that consistently pushes the boundaries of immersive audio content.
As a devoted fan of Gimlet Media's Homecoming and the engaging, innovative storytelling it exemplifies, discovering the Content Creator role at Gimlet felt like a serendipitous opportunity to unite my passion for audio content with my aspiration to work for a company that continually raises the bar in podcasting.