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When writing a cover letter, should it be addressed to the supervisor or director?

I am writing a cover letter for my resume, and I don't know who to address it to. The supervisor is listed on the job information sheet I received, but the director is listed first on the website, and the supervisor is listed as the junior creative director on the site, not supervisor. Also, if I do not know their marital status, would it be informal to address the cover letter using their full name?

Asked By: - 8/30/2011
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The cover letter is very crucial because it represents you professionally. Some problems may get in the way of writing a perfect cover letter, though. Despite all of your research, you may not be able to find the name of who should be addressed. Sometimes companies don't have enough information in the public realm and... More
Answered By: Obama is a loser - 8/30/2011
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Most likely, Human Resources is the one that will be reading it, not the director. I address mine with "To Whom it May Concern". "Dear Sir or Madam" could be used, too.
Answered By: Emma - 8/30/2011
 
you can address it to the H.R department.
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Answered By: Mark Reynolds - 8/30/2011
 
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