I am responding to your employment notice published on the [insert newspaper name] last [date]. I am applying for the position of [job position].
I have worked as a [job position] for [company] for over [number of years]. I was responsible for [insert job tasks]. Enclosed is my resume, which will further detail my basic qualifications for this position.
If you would like more information, or would like to set up an interview, please contact me at [insert contact details]. I look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you very much,