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6 Free Google Docs Cover Letter Templates

Google Docs cover letter templates are notoriously hard to find. But we like such challenges. That’s why we combed the Internet and cherry-picked the best ones just for you.

Maciej Duszyński, CPRW
Career Expert
6 Free Google Docs Cover Letter Templates

Fancy working in Google Docs on whatever writing assignment you have? No wonder you want to write your cover letter there. However, after hours of futile browsing, you’re likely to conclude that no Google Docs cover letter template you found online is worthwhile.

See, this guide will change your mind. You’ll get:

  • Expert hints on where to find them and how to use them
  • And a curated gallery of the best Google Docs cover letter templates

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Before you dive into our selection of cover letter templates for Google Docs, check:

How to get cover letter templates in Google Docs

Your first stop in searching for a professional Google Docs cover letter template should be the template gallery. Learn how to access it:

  1. Make sure you’re logged into your Google account.
  2. Set your display language to English in Settings.
  3. Open your Google Drive.
  4. Click on the big New icon on the left.
  5. Highlight the small arrow next to Google Docs.
  6. Click on the From a Template option. 
  7. Scroll down to Letters.
  8. Click on the template you like and start editing.

Or use this link that take you directly to the Google Docs template gallery. Once there, look for templates for letters.

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Free Google Docs cover letter templates

1. Geometric

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This editable cover letter template for Google Docs uses geometric elements at the top and bottom of the page to immediately grab the reader’s attention.

Expert Hint: Studies say about 50% of the candidates decide to write a cover letter that accompanies their CV. If you do, make sure sure you know how to write a killer cover letter from beginning to end.

2. Modern Writer

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This cover letter template comes for free with Google Docs. Its simple letterhead accentuates your name and the black horizontal line gives your letter some character.

Expert Hint: One way of giving a serious boost to your chances of landing an interview is to personalise the cover letter. First, get to know what a cover letter is exactly, what its primary function is, and how to address your cover letter properly.

3. Swiss

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Thanks to its two-column layout, this cover letter template for Google Docs puts all your contact details in one place thus making it so much easier for the recruiter to find them quickly. And putting the right contact information on a cover letter is crucial.

Expert Hint: Even though all the cover letter templates come with preset margins and paragraphs, it’s vital that your cover letter format serves your purpose specifically. So make sure you include the right number of paragraphs and structure them for maximum impact.

4. Peppermint

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Simple, distraction-free, and content-focused. This business cover letter template for Google Docs can be further customised by changing its colour pattern.

Expert Hint: Looks matter. That’s why it’s crucial for your cover letter to look as it should, and have just the right length not to put the recruiter off before they even start reading it.

After you write your cover letter, you can export it to a PDF file. Just click on File > highlight Download > choose the file format for your document.

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Expert Hint: The download option gives you seven file types to choose from. But for the purpose of a job application, the real choice is only between two of them. Read our article on whether to send a cover letter as PDF or DOC

5. Black & Red

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With two vertical stripes along the edges, this cover letter will stick out in a heap of bland-looking documents. Thanks to classic text formatting and fonts, the letter looks professional and clean.

Download it here.

6. Navy Blue

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An addition of a navy blue horizontal line at the top can makes all the difference. This Google Docs cover letter template looks stylish and polished.

Download it here.

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Want to try a different look? There’s 18 more. A single click will give your document a total makeover. Pick a cover letter template here.

This is it! Hope you enjoyed our gallery of Google Docs cover letter templates. Need more templates? Check out these free MS Word Cover Letter Templates. If you have any questions or would like to share your finds, give us a shout out in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!

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Maciej Duszyński, CPRW
Experienced in the education management industry, Maciej shares his knowledge for every step of your job hunt, from landing an internship to moving to an executive position. Maciej has helped job candidates at all stages of their career paths, from interns to directors to C-suite members, to thrive in their job. His mission is to help you find the right opportunity and create a job application that gets you the career you deserve. Maciej holds a Master’s degree in English with a specialization in communication and education management.

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