If you are applying for a Media Manager role then you will need some previous experience ideally in both Media and Management or looking for the next step up with some supervisory or management experience.
In your role, you will be responsible for managing the department and overseeing such roles as buying, planning etc. Ultimately the decisions made will be your responsibility and in the world of media, this could be very important. You will need excellent written and spoken English to perform well in this role.
If you have found a role for which you would like to apply for, please find an example below. Don’t forget to amend this example letter as suitable before using it for your job applications.
Media Manager Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
1st January 2015
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Media Manager
I have recently seen the advert you are running on (when) and in (where) for the role of Media Manager and I would be very interested in applying for this position.
I have had many years in the Media industry as a buyer, planner and lastly as a Media Officer and I now feel that I am ready for the next step up in the media world and would like to be a Media Manager. (Use this space to discuss what area in Media – TV, radio, newspaper etc and a little bit about the roles and places worked referring to your CV).
I am an outgoing person who can communicate in an effective manner to all kinds of people from all walks of life. I have spent some time in the field also talking to the general public and enjoyed this side of the media world.
I have had some supervisory experience and also some experience of managing my own department budget and I feel that I could perform well in this role.
Please find attached my CV which details my previous experiences. I am happy to answer any questions that you may have and can attend an interview at short notice.
May I take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.
Good luck with writing your cover letter and CV.