What if I don’t know who to address the cover letter to? By Matthew Coppola


Occasionally a job advertisement will not mention a contact person. It may just ask for you to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.

So, what can you do in this instance?

One option is to call the company advertising for the role and ask who is the best person to attention your application letter to. Doing so, can show enthusiasm and a keen interest in the position, along with helping you to get noticed by the employer.

The other option is to just put: ‘To Whom It May Concern:’.


Matthew Coppola, Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions

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Author: Matthew Coppola - Career Coach, Employment Specialist and Professional CV Writer

Holding a graduate degree in Commerce, majoring in Economics at Curtin University, as well as a post graduate certificate in Career Education and Development at RMIT University, Matthew brings with him many years of experience working in the fields of business development, marketing, soft-skills training and employment services industry. He has gained significant exposure in working with employers in sourcing staff as well as assisting jobseekers in promoting and marketing themselves to employers and securing sustainable employment outcomes. He is currently working in Disability Employment Services where he assists clients with mental health disabilities in finding and keeping satisfying and gainful employment and helping them overcome and work around barriers to employment. He has helped many job seekers secure employment by training and coaching them in the art of being interviewed and giving the interviewer a positive and lasting impression. He knows how to sell and market a job seeker to an employer and he imparts this knowledge to his clients in helping them sell and market themselves in an interview. Matthew regularly writes new articles on a variety of employment related topics and posts these to his personal website blog matthewcoppola.com