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Motivational Cover Letter - Opening

Dear Sir,
Prezado Senhor,
Caro Senhor,
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
Dear Madam,
Prezada Senhora,
Cara Senhora,
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
Dear Sir / Madam,
Prezado(a) Senhor(a),
Caro(a) Senhor(a),
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
Dear Sirs,
Prezados Senhores,
Caros Senhores,
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
To whom it may concern,
A quem possa interessar,
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
Dear Mr. Smith,
Prezado Sr. Silva,
Caro Sr. Silva,
Formal, male recipient, name known
Dear Mrs. Smith,
Prezada Srª. Silva,
Cara Srª. Silva,
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
Dear Miss Smith,
Prezada Srtª. Silva,
Cara Srtª. Silva,
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
Dear Ms. Smith,
Prezada Srª. Silva,
Cara Srª. Silva,
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
Dear John Smith,
Prezado Vítor Silva,
Caro Vítor Silva,
Less formal, one has done business with the recipient before
I wish to apply for the post of…which you advertised in…on… .
Eu gostaria de candidatar-me ao cargo de... que foi anunciado em /no /na... em...
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…
Escrevo em resposta ao anúncio publicado em /no /na...
Standard formula used when responding to an advertisement posted online
I refer to your advertisement in…dated… .
Refiro-me ao seu anúncio em /no /na... datado de...
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.
Eu li o seu anúncio sobre um(a) ... experiente ... no(a)... edição de ... , e tenho grande interesse na vaga.
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…
Venho, por meio desta, candidatar-me à posição anunciada, como...
Standard formula for applying for a job
I would like to apply for the position of…
Eu gostaria de canditatar-me ao cargo de...
Standard formula for applying for a job
Currently I am working for… and my responsibilities include…
Atualmente trabalho para ... e sou responsável por ...
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…
Estou particularmente interessado neste trabalho /cargo, como...
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
I would like to work for you, in order to…
Eu gostaria de trabalhar para ...(nome da empresa), a fim de ...
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
My strengths are…
Meus pontos fortes são...
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.
Eu diria que a minha única fraqueza é/ as minhas únicas fraquezas são.... Contudo, estou tentando melhorar neste(s) aspecto(s).
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…
Acredito que sou indicado para o trabalho pois...
Used to explain what makes you a good candidate for the job
Although I have no previous experience in…, I have had…
Embora eu não tenha experiência anterior em ..., eu tive ...
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.
Minhas qualificações/ competências profissionais parecem estar de acordo com as necessidades da sua empresa.
Used to explain what skills make you good candidate for the job
During my time as ..., I improved / furthered / extended / my knowledge of…
Durante meu tempo como ..., eu aperfeiçoei / aprofundei / estendi / meu conhecimento em...
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
My area of expertise is…
Minha área de especialização é .../ Sou especializado(a) em...
Used to show in which field of work your main attributes and experiences are
Whilst working at… I became highly competent in…
Apesar de trabalhar em/com ... , tornei-me extremamente competente em ...
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 ….
Ainda que trabalhando em ritmo acelerado, eu não sou negligente e trabalho com precisão, sendo, portanto, adequado para as demandas do trabalho como ....
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.
Sou capaz de manter um alto padrão de trabalho, mesmo sob pressão.
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.
Desta forma eu teria a oportunidade de conciliar os meus interesses com esta colocação.
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.
Eu tenho especial interesse em /no /na... e gostaria ter a oportunidade/ chance de ampliar meus conhecimentos, trabalhando em /no /na...(nome da empresa).
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.
Como pode ser observado no meu currículo anexo, a minha experiência e qualificações correspondem aos requisitos desta posição.
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.
Minha posição atual como...de /do /da..., me proporcionou a oportunidade de trabalhar em um ambiente de grupo de alta pressão, onde é essencial ser capaz de trabalhar com colegas, a fim de cumprir prazos.
Used to display what skills you have gained from you current job
In addition to my responsibilities as..., I also developed…skills.
Além de minhas responsabilidades como ..., eu também desenvolvi habilidades/competências em....
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…
Minha primeira língua é ..., mas também falo ...
Used to show your native language, and also other languages in which you have fluency
I have an excellent command of…
Eu falo... com fluência.
Sou fluente em...
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to a high level in
I have a working knowledge of…
Eu tenho conhecimento intermediário de...
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to an intermediate level in
I have …years experience of working…
Eu tenho ... anos de experiência de trabalho em /como...
Used to show your experience in a certain business area
I am an experienced user of…
Eu tenho experiência em /com ...
Used to show what computer software you can use
I believe I possess the right combination of...and… .
Eu acredito ter a combinação adequada de ... e ....
Used to show how balanced your skills are
Excellent communication skills
Excelente habilidade de comunicação
The ability to share information with and explain things to your colleagues
Deductive reasoning
Raciocínio dedutivo
The ability to understand and explain things quick and effectively
Logical thinking
Pensamento lógico
The ability to construct one's ideas in a precise, well thought-out manner
Analytical skills
Habilidades analíticas
The ability to assess things in detail
Good interpersonal skills
Bom relacionamento interpessoal
The ability to manage and communicate with colleagues effectively
Negotiation skills
Habilidades de negociação
The ability to do business deals with other companies effectively
Presentation skills
Habilidades de comunicação
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.
Estou muito motivado e anseio pelo trabalho diversificado que um cargo nesta empresa proporciona.
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.
Eu vejo as novas atribuições / esta posição como um excelente desafio.
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.
Eu gostaria de ter a oportunidade de discutir mais detalhes sobre a vaga pessoalmente.
Used when closing to hint at the possibility of an interview
Please find my résumé / CV attached.
Meu currículo encontra-se anexo para sua apreciação.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that your résumé / CV is included with the cover letter
I can supply references from…if required.
Eu posso fornecer referências, se necessário.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references
References can be requested from…
Referências podem ser solicitadas à /ao...
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…
Estou disponível para entrevista em ..
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…
Obrigado por seu tempo e consideração. Aguardo a oportunidade de discutir pessoalmente as razões pelas quais sou apropriado para esta posição. Por favor entre em contato comigo via ...
Used to give one's prefered contact details and to thank the employer for reviewing your application
Yours faithfully,
Cordialmente,
Formal, recipient name unknown
Yours sincerely,
Atenciosamente,
Formal, widely used, recipient known
Respectfully yours,
Com elevada estima,
Formal, not widely used, recipient name known
Kind/Best regards,
Lembranças,
Informal, between business partners who are on first-name terms