Translator Cover Letter: 4 Templates

The role of a translator is to convert written material from one or more source languages into target languages, ensuring that the translated version conveys the meaning of the original document or piece as clearly as possible.

When you are framing an application letter for such a post, mention your academic qualifications, capabilities, and previous job experience. You can also take references from this effective sample letter of mine if you want, as following it, you will be able to write yours perfectly.

Template: 1

Translator Cover Letter

[Mention date]

To,

[Mention name of Hiring manager]

[Mention name of the company]

[Mention address of the company]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Manager’s name],

 I {mention the name of the candidate] find myself perfect for the post of the translator in your company.  I found the information about the job post on one of the well-known job sites in the US, which are [mention job site].

Alluding to the requirements stated in the advertisement for the translator position, I find my skill sets, knowledge, and qualifications perfectly align with yours. 

Moreover, I want to grow professionally and make [mention the company name] earn revenue with my high skilled translating activities.

In my overall professional career as a translator, I always aimed to raise clients’ satisfaction. I have been working as a translator with a leading company in the US for [mention the experience period]. 

Initially, I was associated with [mention the previous company name] for [mention employment tenure] as a freelance translator. With my verbal and written communication skills in [mention the foreign language], I have expertise in converting English text to [mention the foreign language] text.

With my high-quality listening skills, I could work on translating and documenting audio files effortlessly.

Observing my translating qualities and ability to manage verbal and written skills with proper sentence construction and minimum grammatical errors, and good vocabulary knowledge, I was absorbed as a full-time employee in the post of translator.

I assisted in serving the clients of [mention the foreign countries] in the sales team and also sending the documents in [mention the foreign language].  

I also assisted the company in documenting the legal letters in [mention the foreign language] and maintaining another copy in the English language for a better understanding and dealing in business.

At the same time, I was also helping converse with the usual English-speaking clients. This has contributed to increasing [mention the previous company name]’s sales volume and gross and net profit. 

With my fluency and ability to communicate with specific dialects of [mention the foreign language], I got the opportunity to make business tours to [mention the country name where that language is spoken] through [mention the previous company name].

With deep knowledge of ethnicity and command over that particular language of [mention the country name where that language is spoken], I could win several promising projects and channel partners to benefit [mention the previous company name].

Besides my professional experience, I am a [bachelor/ master] degree holder with specialization in [mention the area of specialization] from the [mention the university name]. Overall, I am trustworthy, punctual, and always towards the goals and prove my worth as an outstanding translator for [mention the company name].

Sincerely,

[Mention your name]

[Mention your address]

[Mention your contact details]

Template: 2

Translator Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager]

I [mention the name of the sender] a responsible citizen of [mention the name of a place] am writing this letter to apply for the position of the translator in your company which was published on [mention the name of a website] on [mention a date]. I say I find myself a perfect fit for this job position because as per the requirement criteria, I have all of them and with my perfect skill set, knowledge, and qualifications I think I am eligible for this job position. 

Currently, I am working with [mention the name of a reputed company] as a translator for more than 7 years. Working for so long has made my verbal skills and written skills smoother in [mention the name of any foreign language]. My experience as an intern in [mention the name of a company] as a translator has helped me to improve my listening skills, and now I can translate any sentence from English to [mention the name of the foreign language mentioned before] effortlessly.

In [mention the name of the company the sender is currently working for] I also help the company to write legal letters in [mention the name of the foreign language mentioned before] and also translate it in English and keep a copy with ourselves. Regardless of my educational background, I have a master’s degree on [mention a subject] and I must say I have completed training on spoken and written communication on [mention the name of the foreign language mentioned before].

I hope this letter reaches you on time and you can give it a read. I have attached my resume with all my certificates and I hope you find me worthy of this position. Have a nice day.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

Template: 3

Translator Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager]

I [mention the name of the sender] am currently working with [mention the name of a company] as a translator. I am writing this letter to apply for the translator job position in your reputed company. I came across an advertisement which was published in [mention the name of a website] on [mention a date] which clearly mentioned that [mention the name of the hiring company] is searching for a translator.

When I completed my master’s, I got [mention a good CGPA] and in [mention a year such as 2012 or 2013] I was given a chance to work with [mention the name of the best company in US] as an intern for about 8 to 9 months as a translator which has helped me immensely to grow my knowledge and gain more experience. As people say knowledge is the utmost power and I have gained experience and knowledge as an intern as well as an employee of [mention the name of the company the sender is currently working for].

I must say I am a very punctual and trustworthy employee you can ever have. I also took an additional training on spoken [mention the name of a foreign language] and now I can write, speak and read fluently in [mention the name of a foreign language mentioned before].

I have attached my resume with all the other important documents with this letter and I hope you will take some time out to give it a read and find me a suitable match for this job position. I hope to meet you soon. Have a nice day. Thank you in advance.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

Template: 4

Translator Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager]

With due respect, I [mention the name of the sender] a resident of [mention the name of a place] am writing this letter to apply for the translator job position in your reputed company. As I was searching for jobs near me I came across your company’s website and saw there is a vacancy for a translator and I couldn’t wait a moment to apply for the position as it is my specialized field.

Currently, I work as a translator with [mention the name of a company except for the hiring company] and I have joined the company in 2016. I have also completed my post-graduation from [mention the name of a university] and passed out with flying colors. As I scored the highest marks in my university, I was offered to work as a trainee with [mention the name of a very big company], and I received a certificate after completing my training. 

I specialize in [mention the name of 2 foreign languages] and in my current workplace, I help to write legal letters and later translate them into English and keep copies with us. I also go to business meets in different countries as I am not only fluent in English but also in [mention the name of the 2 foreign languages mentioned before]. My skills help me to grow each and every single day.

With my fluent speaking and writing skills and of course with my knowledge and experience you will give me a chance to work with [mention the name of the hiring company]. Please go through the resume that I have attached with this letter. I hope to meet you soon. Have a nice day. Thank you in advance.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

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