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The insurance and risk management firms are coming up with lucrative plans to attract the customers at the back end, different permutations and combinations are being chalked out vigorously, to maximize the revenue. It is here that the services of actuaries come in to play, and they help in computing the best of the rates, and other related figures such as dividend, premium, associated benefits, policy term periods, etc. The rising demand for actuaries, supplemented by the surge in the diversity of risk covers, has made it a competitive battlefield for candidates to outwit each other. Leaving no stone unturned, every available opportunity for promoting the candidature must be utilized to the utmost efficiency.

Sample Cover Letter
(For experienced candidates in insurance sector)

Arlene J. Moylan
3747 Kidd Avenue
Excursion Inlet
Alaska - 99826
Tel: (907) 866 6217

Date: January 24, 2014

Cherly B. Kahn
Chief Finance Advisor
Umbrella Risk Enterprise Pvt. Ltd.
4601 Poplar Street
Burr Ridge
Illinois - 61257

Dear Ms. Kahn,

As per your job advertisement in the local paper 'Illinois Times' dated January 24, 2014 for the opening of Actuary with your firm; I am interested in the position, and would like to present my candidature for the same. Please find enclosed my resume for your scrutiny and further consideration.

Working in the industry with reputed insurance firms for the past 7 years, I have gained comprehensive exposure and expertise at various actuary job responsibilities. I have planned new insurance products for the clients, and have even helped them to revise their existing policies as per the predicted marketing trends. My ability to critically examine the competitors' insurance plans and government policies has helped me provide valuable feedbacks for my clients and take precautionary measures. Being a professional actuary, I understand the importance of coordination and communication within the organization, and have also strived to be an integral member. Imbibed by experience, I have developed leadership skills, and can manage new projects effectively.

I would appreciate, if given an opportunity to meet you in person, so that we could discuss the job requirements, and find effective ways to utilize my skill-sets optimally for fulfillment of organizational goals.

Thanking you for your time and consideration.


Arlene J. Moylan

Attachment: Resume

Cover Letter Sample 2
(For inexperienced candidates)

Marion J. Mitchell
595 Weekley Street
San Antonio
Texas - 78213
Tel: (210) 349 6396

Date: January 24, 2014

Karina J. Jayne
Finance Director
State Department of Provident Fund
18 E Northwest Highway

Dear Ms. Jayne,

This is with reference to the advertisement by Local Job Exchange board in the Employment Paper dated January 23, 2014 - January 29, 2014, for the opening of an Actuary with the State Department of Provident Fund; I would like to present my candidature for the same. I have attached my resume along with, for your perusal.

I am a fresher and have recently completed M.A., in Economics. I have also done B.Sc. Mathematics for graduation. My strong mathematical knowledge, coupled with expertise on statistics, calculus and probability, would certainly help me to deliver the job responsibilities satisfactorily. Understanding the current economical changes, I am well aware of the need to regulate the Provident Fund rates, so that adequate balance is maintained. My ability to critically analyze and interpret statistical data, and take corrective measures, would certainly help to fulfill organizational objectives.

I would be thankful, if given an opportunity to meet you in person, and discuss the job profile, so that my skill-sets could be brought to effective use. For scheduling an interview, you may contact me at the above given details, or drop an e-mail to me at

I would request you to kindly schedule an appointment for an interview.

Thanking you for your time.


Marion J. Mitchell

Enclosure: Resume

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