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.
Ever since attending a Google-hosted workshop on diversity and inclusion during my time at XYZ University, I have been captivated by the company's approach to fostering inclusive work environments. As a Diversity and Inclusion Manager with a track record of increasing underrepresented minority representation by 25%, I am eager to contribute my skills and passion to Google's ongoing mission of organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful.
Working in the non-profit sector as a Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, I have long been inspired by how IBM has consistently prioritized corporate social responsibility and championed diversity efforts. Given my experience in driving a 25% increase in underrepresented minorities at my organization, I am excited about the prospect of utilizing my skills to amplify IBM's commitment to inclusion and innovation.
While reading a Forbes article featuring Airbnb's commitment to creating a world where everyone can belong anywhere, I was struck by the resonance with my own values and goals as a Diversity and Inclusion Manager. With an experience of increasing underrepresented minorities by 25% in my previous role, I believe joining Airbnb would be an incredible opportunity to contribute to a company that shares my passion for inclusivity and making a meaningful impact.
As someone who has not only led diversity and inclusion initiatives but has also personally benefited from them, I was delighted to learn about the Diversity and Inclusion Manager position at Amazon. My career has been driven by a passion for fostering inclusive work environments, and I believe my experience of increasing underrepresented minorities by 25% would make a significant contribution to Amazon's dedication to being Earth's most customer-centric company.
Having witnessed the transformative impact of inclusive work environments firsthand, I have developed a strong commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in organizations. I am thrilled about the opportunity to bring my experience, including a 25% increase in underrepresented minorities, to a company like Tesla, which is not only at the forefront of technological innovation but has also made a substantial commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workforce.