Government records manager sample cover letter

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Philippa Page
72 Manilla Cr
Paperbark NSW 2746
T: (02) 8888 0000
M: 0400 888 000
E: [email protected]


Cathy Egan
NSW Register of Births, Deaths and Unions
Bureaucracy NSW 2100

Dear Ms Egan

Re: Government Records Manager position

I am writing to apply for the position of Government Records Manager at the NSW Register of Births, Deaths and Unions as advertised recently on

I am an organised and self-motivated professional records manager with a Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives, a Bachelor of Arts in Librarianship and Corporate Information Management, and six years of experience in a records management environment.

In my current role with Stapleton City Council, I am responsible for the development and management of the department’s electronic document and records management system. This involves swift and accurate document and data storage, retrieval and delivery, overseeing and training records management personnel, and being the chief point of contact for records department queries.

It also encompasses the development, maintenance and monitoring of the archives database, managing the records budget, and ensuring legislative compliance in all records management, mail handling, disposal procedures and retention schedules.

During my time with the department, I have overseen the transition of all RM and DM systems to an SSD digital system, and the concomitant implementation of department-wide RM training so that all staff are able to easily access the records they require.

In addition to excellent organisational skills and a strong attention to detail, I am an exceptional communicator with well-honed team supervision and management skills. I am thoroughly familiar with the State Records Act and other relevant legislation, including the Public Service Act and the Archives Act. I also have a solid understanding of AS ISO 15489.

My resume is attached and I look forward to being able to discuss the position with you further.

Yours sincerely,

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Philippa Page

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