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Write For Us Cover Letter Video Producer

To grab a hiring manager’s attention, you need to make sure you always include a powerful cover letter that showcases your industry expertise and speaks directly to the employer’s needs. Take a look at our video editor cover letter template to begin building your new brilliant cover letter. Use the free samples and strategic advice to understand how you can craft this vital document today.

What to Include in a Video Editor Cover Letter

Begin your cover letter with a powerful opening paragraph that makes an immediate and confident case for you getting the job you want. State your basic background, the target job title, and why you are certain you can benefit the company in this role.

The body of your resume, which can be three to five paragraphs in length, should start by comparing your background directly to the employer’s requirements as listed in the job posting. If they need someone with extensive Adobe experience and you have that, include this. After you have made clear that you have the expertise they need, then feel free to add additional relevant abilities or knowledge that you know will benefit the employer.

In all, the cover letter should be no more than one page in length and have a positive, professional tone throughout. Make sure it is error-free and end on an upbeat note with another confident statement about what can do for the company.

Sample Cover Letter

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Cover Letter Content
I was excited to learn that MusterD Productions is seeking a video editor. With my strong and diverse production background, I am confident that I would be a valuable asset to your high-performance team.

With more than 10 years of experience supporting production needs with my technical and editing skills, I am confident I would be a strong asset to your company. My strengths include HD video editing, compositing, and graphics design. I am proficient in numerous relevant computer programs; specifically, Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop.

My excellent career history is built on well-developed analytical, communication, and interpersonal abilities as well as my project management skills, self-directed nature, and attention to detail. I thrive under pressure and work well in busy, high-volume environments where my focus and dedication are keys to success.

I am convinced that I am just the person you need to handle your video editing needs. I’d like to meet with you to discuss how I can benefit your team as I’ve done for my previous employers. I thank you for your time and consideration.

Need to take action on your own resume? See how this nontraditional grad highlights her film production experience in this example resume below, and download the film production sample resume in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation today from the experts at Monster's partner TopResume.

  • Film and Television Production: Wide-ranging knowledge of film and video projects from inception to completion. Effective at organizing and coordinating shoots; experience using production equipment. Conduct script analysis and contribute to script changes. Ability to write and edit scenes, treatments, and scripts; competent in film and sound editing.
  • Administration and Communication: Provide efficient administrative support for a diverse array of program participants and staff. Prioritize and organize workloads to meet strict deadlines; train and support team members. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with management, staff, and internal and external groups.
  • Technical Proficiencies: Adobe Premiere, ProTools, Final Cut Pro X, AVID, Flatbed Editing, Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling, iMovie, MS Office, Arriflex 235 and Sony Digital Video Cameras, Studio Floor Camera.
  • Strengths and Accomplishments: Enthusiastic and creative; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and objectives. Excellent organizational and communication talents; solid skills in improving productivity and efficiency while reducing costs. Served as Production Sound / Sound Editor for Student Emmy Award-winning film.

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film/Video Production (2015)

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Art (2013)

University of California, Berkeley, California

  • Director/ Director of Photography
  • “Life” – Digital Video Short Film
  • “Locked In” – Digital Video Short Film
  • “Unfaithful” – Digital Video Short Film
  • Director of Photography / Edito
  • “Uncomfortable” – 16mm Short Film
  • “The Journal” – 16mm Short Film
  • Writer/Director/Sound Editor
  • “Chronicle” – 16mm Short Film
  • Production Sound / Sound Editor
  • “Working the Inner City” – Documentary
  • “Blast” – Student Emmy Award-Winning Documentary
  • Producer
  • “Resonance” – 16mm Short Film
  • “Swan” – HD Short Film
  • Assistant Producer
  • “No Hope” – 35mm Short Film

University of Southern California,

School of Cinema – Los Angeles, California   2013 − 2015

Film and Production, Graduate Student

Cast, directed, and co-produced numerous film and video projects. Planned, organized, and budgeted film shoots utilizing Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling. Edited projects and assigned scenes using Adobe Premiere and AVID. Performed sound editing in ProTools. Wrote scenes, treatments, and portions of scripts.

  • Located and secured approval for land at low cost, assisted in casting, and provided input on final picture and sound edit for Senior Project.
  • Commended by Directors for sense of humor that played a key role in diffusing tension and ensuring successful shoots.

Lucerne Publishing, Los Angeles, California  -  2010 − 2013

Production Coordinator (concurrent with education)

Organized information and edited and composed text for “The Entertainment Guide” (750-page publication). Assisted in determining interview questions in accordance with Production policies.

  • Frequently worked numerous additional hours to meet strict deadlines.

University of California, Berkeley, California  -  2006 − 2008

Academic Advisor

Evaluated petition requests for exceptions to general program requirements, ensuring consistency of policies. Tracked student progress in degree programs. Provided administrative support for over 100 Ph.D. students, 500 Master’s Degree students, and faculty. Resolved billing and registration problems. Responded to more than 50 e-mail messages daily. Oriented new employees to departmental policies and procedures. Communicated extensively with the Dean, other offices and program coordinators in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

  • Improved efficiency and reduced costs by introducing automated communication processes.
  • Successfully organized induction ceremony for Beta Gamma Sigma international society of business school honors graduates.
  • Instrumental in major improvement of relations between Student Affairs Office and students.