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Unit 7: Assignment - Developing an Application Message
Due: Jul 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM


This assignment will guide you in the composition of an employment application message. You will utilize prior message creation knowledge, as well as information provided in this unit, to develop an employment email that serves as an application message based on a student selected job opening.


  • The email should formal formatting (salutation, closing, recipient’s name, accurate subject line). A minimum of three paragraphs with at least four complete sentences per paragraph should be provided.
  • Include the job description as an attachment when you submit your email.
  • Note: You are not sending an email to your instructor. You are creating an application message in the form of an email, addressed to the contact listed on the job opening, and submitting it as an attachment for grading. The email should be written in a Word document and submitted as an attachment.


  • Submit by 11:59 p.m. CT on Sunday

Directions for Developing an Application Message

For this assignment, you will write an employment application message in the form of a formal email. Use one of the websites listed in Table 18.1 on page 517 to find a job opening in your target profession. Select a job opening that you are currently qualified for, or a job opening that you will be qualified for when you graduate.

Write an email message that would serve as your application message if you were to apply for the job you selected. Base your application message on your actual qualifications for the position. Pay special attention to the Writing Application Letters outlined in Chapter 19 of the course textbook. Use Figure 19.1 Solicited Application Message on page 547 and Figure 19.2 Complementing Your Resume with an application Message as examples. Apply the AIDA organizational approach (see page 334) when writing your application message.


To: (recipient email address)
From: (your email address)
Subject: (Refers to the specific job opening using the company’s posting number)


In the first paragraph, tell why you are writing and how you heard of the position.< Single spaced paragraph with at least three complete sentences. Single space within each paragraph. Double space between paragraphs.

Describe how your education and work experience match what the company is wanting. Show how you will benefit their organization. Make sure to “echo” the requirements listed in the job description. Single spaced paragraph with at least three complete sentences. Single space within each paragraph. Double space between paragraphs.

Provide additional information describing how your education and work experience match what the company is wanting. Show how you will benefit their organization. Make sure to “echo” the requirements listed in the job description. Single spaced paragraph with at least three complete sentences. Single space within each paragraph. Double space between paragraphs.

Ask for an interview and tell them how to reach you. Single spaced paragraph with at least three complete sentences. Single space within each paragraph. Double space between paragraphs.


Please use my email address :

Attached is my resume, please use to match skills to job.

Please use this job posting:

Secretary (Office Automation)
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Salary: $42,198.00 to $54,859.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0318-7
Open Period: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Competitive service, Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Military spouses, Veterans

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Education Plan New Plan Revised Plan (This is not a registration form) Student Procedures: • Create or adjust your education plan in consultation with your Academic Advisor or submit a copy for your Advisor to review. • • • List classes to be taken in each session. Do not leave a session blank; instead write “Stop Out” and a brief explanation. Register for classes only after your Advisor has reviewed the plan to make sure choices satisfy program requirements. Course registrations must match your ed plan. Changing your plan may alter your financial aid award and degree-completion deadline. If you must deviate from your agreed-upon plan, notify your Advisor and One Stop personnel. Your Advisor will give a copy to you, forward a copy to One Stop for financial purposes, and retain a copy for reference. Our schedule of courses is a living document and subject to change. If scheduling changes affect your ed plan, your Advisor will make every effort to contact you and to arrange alternate course selections. • • ID # B00478048 Student Name: Agnew, Jessica (Last) Advisor Name: Online Campus: Phone: (First) Alan Cranis Email: BBA w/HR Emphasis Academic Program Anticipated Graduation: (1/9/20) Date: 210-347-2020 (MI) Catalog Year: 2/23/17 2016-17 Financial Aid Recipient? Yes No TA VA KEEP THIS PLAN ACCESSIBLE, YOU’LL NEED IT TO REGISTER! Academic Year: 2016-2017 Fall 1 Fall 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2 8/29 – 10/23/16 10/24 – 12/18/16 1/9 – 3/5/17 3/6 – 4/30/17 5/1 – 6/25/17 6/26 – 8/20/17 OLCU 350 ACCU 201 Total units: Total units: Total units Total units: Total units: 3 Total units: 3 Academic Year: 2015-2016 Fall 1 Fall 2 8/28 – 10/22/17 10/23 – 12/17/17 1/8 – 3/4/18 ECNU 202 PHLU 104 ACCU 202 Total units: 3 Total units: 3 Spring 1 Total units: 3 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2 3/5 – 4/29/18 4/30 – 6/24/18 6/25 – 8/19/18 MATU 203 MGTU 301 COMU 410 Total units: 3 Total units: 3 Total units: 3 CREDIT BREAKDOWN: 3 credits needed for GE 69 credits needed for BBA (mp/ju 11-2013) Jessica Agnew QUALIFICATION SUMMARY Five years of experience in the United States Armed Forces with over three years of administration and clerical experience. Coachable individual who possess the ability to make independent decisions in the absence of orders. Developed, coordinated, implemented, advised, and evaluated confidential and secret documentation. Granted Secret security clearance by the Federal Government. Promoted four times and recognized on numerous occasions for leadership, customer service, technical knowledge, and outstanding mission accomplishments. Key Skills Include:  Proficient in MS Office  Retrieve information  Exceptional researching skills efficiently  Team Building & Leadership  Excellent communication skills  Attention to detail PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Quantech Services Inc. Executive Assistant, JBSA Randolph AFB January 2016 – March 2019 Provide overall support to a branch chief, division, staff office and readiness program to include disaster preparedness that results in specific deliverables such as correspondence, finalized reports, and completed briefings. Mange calendars for conference room reservations and Department Chief using Microsoft Outlook. Apply proper style and format to draft products, to reflect specific needs of the customer. Create, deliver, and generate briefings, reports, correspondence, and/or files in direct support of programs. Compile briefing materials in preparation for meetings and conferences. Track and report information and prepare logs related to suspense systems. Prepare, track, and file reports and various program office documents. Coordinate, document, monitor, and support a variety of meetings and conferences to include, but not limited to, scheduling and set up of physical and virtual meetings. Prepare background information and invite required meeting participants ensuring documentation of the meetings are filed IAW organizational policy. Documentation may include but is not limited to attendance logs, minutes and/or action items with corresponding action officers. Maintain scheduling documents and requirements for video and online conferencing set up and execution. Work closely with project management cybersecurity team to develop application processes for numerous software access. Schedule and coordinate interviews. Maintain suspense control on incoming and outgoing correspondence. Attend weekly staff meeting to record meeting minutes. Coordinate travel arrangements in the Defense Travel System/electronic travel system for staff within the office, to include scheduling, itinerary details, reservations, preparation of travel vouchers, pre and post-trip reports, and other related correspondence as required for the Senior Leadership Team. Review and evaluate completed staff actions (memos, reports, information papers, etc.) for administrative correctness, to ensure proper levels of coordination, consistency, logic, soundness of recommendations, and compliance with administrative policy. Set up and maintain required files and records for department. Act as records custodian alternate. United States Army Administrative Assistant- Fort Riley, KS August 2011- June 2013 Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, voice mail systems, and personal computers. Maintained and updated filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using office software such as Microsoft Office exercising Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Individually resolved customer complaints or customers’ questions regarding policies and procedures. Provided information and advice to visitors and callers. Performed cash register duties such as issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers. Kept records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions being taken. Resolve customer service or billing complaints by performing activities such as exchanging items, refunding money, or adjusting bills. Completed building finance reports, while communicating effectively with higher-ranking officers while maintaining full accountability of finances with zero-dollar loss. File Clerk-Camp Humphreys, S. Korea November 2010 - August 2011 Performed general office activities, such as typing, answering telephones, operating office machines, processing mail, or securing top secret and classified documentation. Input data, such as file numbers, new or updated information, or document information codes into computer systems to support document and information retrieval for a more organized filing system. Scanned or read incoming materials to determine how and where they should be classified or filed. Responded to telephone inquiries, providing quality service to customers and associates Ensured customers were satisfied with every part of the flooring experience, from initial greeting through completion of service. 2020 2015 2010 2010 EDUCATION Pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with Human Resources Emphasis, Park University Certificate, Human Resources Assistant, American Business & Technology University Diploma, Food Service Specialist Course, U.S. Army, Ft. Lee, VA United States Military Security Clearance: Secret Clearance AWARDS Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Spot Award, U-Rock Award
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Application Message Outline

I am writing to express my interest in the job position listed above as I recently saw it
available on your website
Currently, I have a certificate in Human Resource Assistance, and I am pursuing a
Bachelor of Business Administration with Human Resources emphasis.
I believe that I will be of significant value to your team as I have the administration and...

Goes above and beyond expectations!


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