Danish | Phrases - Application | Motivational Cover Letter

Motivational Cover Letter | Résumé / CV | Reference Letter

Motivational Cover Letter - Opening

Dear Sir,
Kære Hr.,
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
Dear Madam,
Kære Fru.,
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
Dear Sir / Madam,
Kære Hr./Fru.,
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
Dear Sirs,
Kære Hr./Fru.,
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
To whom it may concern,
Til hvem dette ankommer,
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
Dear Mr. Smith,
Kære Hr. Smith,
Formal, male recipient, name known
Dear Mrs. Smith,
Kære Fru. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
Dear Miss Smith,
Kære Frk. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
Dear Ms. Smith,
Kære Fr. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
Dear John Smith,
Kære John Smith,
Less formal, one has done business with the recipient before
I wish to apply for the post of…which you advertised in…on… .
Jeg ønsker at søge stillingen som... som I opslog i... den... .
Standard formula for applying for a job whose advertisement you saw in a newspaper or magazine
I am writing in response to your advertisement posted on…
Jeg skriver som svar på jeres jobopslag opslået på...
Standard formula used when responding to an advertisement posted online
I refer to your advertisement in…dated… .
Jeg henviser til jeres jobopslag i... dateret... .
Standard formula used to explain where you found the advertisement for a job
I read your advertisement for an experienced…in the…issue of…with great interest.
Jeg læste jeres jobopslag om en erfaren... i... nummer... med stor interesse.
Formula used when applying for a job having seen the advertisment in a magazine or periodical
I have pleasure in applying for the advertised position, as…
Det er mig en fornøjelse at søge den annonceret stilling, som...
Standard formula for applying for a job
I would like to apply for the position of…
Jeg ville søge stillingen som...
Standard formula for applying for a job
Currently I am working for… and my responsibilities include…
På nuværende tidspunkt arbejder jeg for... og jeg er ansvarlig for...
Used as an opening sentence to describe your current occupational status and what it involves

Motivational Cover Letter - Reasoning

I am particularly interested in this job, as…
Jeg er især interesseret i dette job, fordi...
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
I would like to work for you, in order to…
Jeg vil gerne arbejde for jer, for at...
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
My strengths are…
Mine styrker er...
Used to show what your key attributes are
I would say that my only weakness / weaknesses are… . But I am looking to improve in this / these area/s.
Jeg vil sige at min eneste svaghed/svagheder er... Men jeg vil gerne forbedre dette/disse område/områder.
Used to reflect upon your weaknesses, but show that you are determined to improve in those areas
I would be well suited to the position because…
Jeg vil være velegnet til stillingen fordi...
Used to explain what makes you a good candidate for the job
Although I have no previous experience in…, I have had…
Selvom jeg ikke har tidligere erfaring i..., har jeg haft...
Used if you have never had the chance to work in a certain business field, but can demonstrate qualities from other experiences you have had
My professional qualifications / skills appear to be well suited to your company's requirements.
Mine professionelle kvalifikationer/færdigheder virker til at være passende til jeres virksomheds krav.
Used to explain what skills make you good candidate for the job
During my time as ..., I improved / furthered / extended / my knowledge of…
I løbet af min tid som..., forbedrede jeg/ fremmede jeg/ forlængede jeg/ min viden om...
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
My area of expertise is…
Mit ekspertområde er...
Used to show in which field of work your main attributes and experiences are
Whilst working at… I became highly competent in…
Mens jeg arbejdede hos...Blev jeg meget kvalificeret i...
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
Even when working at high speed, I do not neglect accuracy and would therefore be particularly suitable for the demands of working as ….
Selv når jeg arbejder i et højt tempo, forsømmer jeg ikke nøjagtighed og vil derfor i særdeleshed være egenet til de krav der er for at arbejde som...
Used to explain why you would be good at the job using the experience gained from your previous employment history
Even under pressure I can maintain high standards.
Selv under pres kan jeg opretholde høje standarder.
Used to show that you can work in a demanding business environment
And thus I would have the opportunity to combine my interests with this placement.
Jeg vil derfor have muligheded for at kombinere mine interesser med denne anbringelse.
Used to show that you have a personal interest in the job
I have a lively interest in … and would appreciate the opportunity / chance to broaden my knowledge by working with you.
Jeg har en livlig interesse i... og jeg ville sætte pris på at få muligheden/ chancen for at udvide min viden ved ar bejde for jer.
Used to show that you have a personal interest in the job
As you can see from my enclosed résumé, my experience and qualifications match this position's requirements.
Som du kan se fra mit vedlagte CV, matcher mine erfaringer og kvalifikationer denne stillings krav.
Used to highlight your résumé and show how well the job would suit you
My current position as…for...has provided me with the opportunity to work in a high-pressure, team environment, where it is essential to be able to work closely with my colleagues in order to meet deadlines.
Min nuværende stilling som... for... har givet mig muligheden for at arbejde i et højt tempo, teammiljø hvor det er essentielt at være i stand til at arbejde tæt med mine kollegaer for at nå en deadline.
Used to display what skills you have gained from you current job
In addition to my responsibilities as..., I also developed…skills.
Udover mine ansvarsområder som..., har jeg også udviklet... færdigheder.
Used to show additional skills gained from your current job. Skills that may not normally be associated with your occupational title

Motivational Cover Letter - Skills

My native language is…, but I can also speak…
Mit modersmål er..., men jeg kan også snakke...
Used to show your native language, and also other languages in which you have fluency
I have an excellent command of…
Jeg råder fremragende over...
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to a high level in
I have a working knowledge of…
Jeg har en fungerende viden om...
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to an intermediate level in
I have …years experience of working…
Jeg har... års erfaring indenfor...
Used to show your experience in a certain business area
I am an experienced user of…
Jeg er en erfaren bruger af...
Used to show what computer software you can use
I believe I possess the right combination of...and… .
Jeg mener at jeg besidder den rigtige kombination af... og...
Used to show how balanced your skills are
Excellent communication skills
Fremragende kommunikations evner
The ability to share information with and explain things to your colleagues
Deductive reasoning
Deduktiv argumentation
The ability to understand and explain things quick and effectively
Logical thinking
Logisk tænkning
The ability to construct one's ideas in a precise, well thought-out manner
Analytical skills
Analytiske evner
The ability to assess things in detail
Good interpersonal skills
Gode interpersonel evner
The ability to manage and communicate with colleagues effectively
Negotiation skills
Forhandlings evner
The ability to do business deals with other companies effectively
Presentation skills
Præsentations evner
The ability to communicate ideas effectively in front of a large group

Motivational Cover Letter - Closing

I am highly motivated and look forward to the varied work which a position in your company would offer me.
Jeg er meget motiveret og ser frem til det varieret arbejde som en stilling i jeres virksomhed kan tilbyde mig.
Used when closing to reiterate one's desire to work for the company
I see new tasks / this position as a welcome challenge, which I look forward to.
Jeg ser nye opgaver / denne stilling som en velkommen udfordring, som jeg ser frem til.
Used when closing to reiterate one's desire to work for the company
I would welcome the opportunity to discuss further details of the position with you personally.
Jeg tager gerne imod muligheden for at diskutere yderligere detaljer om stillingen med dig personligt.
Used when closing to hint at the possibility of an interview
Please find my résumé / CV attached.
Du kan finde mit resumé / CV vedlagt.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that your résumé / CV is included with the cover letter
I can supply references from…if required.
Jeg kan skaffe referencer fra... Hvis nødvendigt.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references
References can be requested from…
Referencer kan rekvieres fra...
Used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references and who they can contact for these
I am available for interview on…
Jeg er ledig til et interview den...
Used to indicate when you are free for an interview
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to the opportunity to personally discuss why I am particularly suited to this position. Please contact me via…
Tak for din tid og overvejelse. Jeg ser frem til muligheden for en personlig samtale om hvorfor jeg i særdeleshed passer til denne stilling. Kontakt mig venligst via...
Used to give one's prefered contact details and to thank the employer for reviewing your application
Yours faithfully,
Med venlig hilsen
Formal, recipient name unknown
Yours sincerely,
Med venlig hilsen
Formal, widely used, recipient known
Respectfully yours,
Med respekt,
Formal, not widely used, recipient name known
Kind/Best regards,
Med venlig hilsen
Informal, between business partners who are on first-name terms