Royal Mail Cover Letter Example

If you are looking to work in the Royal Mail then you could be looking to be a postman or woman or working in the post office serving customers or working behind the scenes sorting the mail, delivering the mail across the country etc.

You will need to be an organised and thorough person. You may need to be used to working different hours, early starts mainly and if working as a postman or woman then you may be required to carry a heavy load of mail and deliver in different areas on foot.

If you are seeking an example letter that you can use as a guide, please see the below example. Royal Mail is recruiting for the busy Christmas period so you should visit their career site to see available temporary positions and learn more about how to start a career with Royal Mail. You can use this example letter during the application process if not directly to the company.

Royal Mail Cover Letter Example

Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Any Street
This Town
PO57 3DE


Mrs. A. Manager
The Company
Employment Street
That Town
PO57 3DE

Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for the position of (job title)

Please find attached my CV in the application for the post of a postal worker which I have seen advertised in (which publication and when).

I am a very organised and thorough individual who takes pride in sorting and keeping my own personal things in an organised and methodical manner. I have had responsibility in previous roles where I had to keep files up to date in the right order and location at all times.

I am a hardworking person and I am able to work different shifts as required and I can also work more hours as necessary at busy seasonal times of the year. I pay great attention to detail in my work and thrive on making sure that I do things following correct procedures and ensuring they are completed on time.

I am physically fit and able to walk and deliver mail across any area. I have good knowledge of (local area).

If you have any questions regarding my skills and experience, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely


royal mail cover letter

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