Job Prospecting Letter to Human Resources Department with Referral
[DATE, ex. Wednesday, June 11, 1998]
[NAME, COMPANY AND ADDRESS, ex.
1234 First Street
Anycity, Anystate 85245]
Dear [NAME, ex. John Smith],
I am writing you after hearing from [REFERRAL NAME, ex. Mr. Dick Johnson] that [STATE NATURE OF REFERRAL, ex. your firm is considering expanding its sales staff].
Allow me to introduce myself, [NAME, ex. Jill Jones]. [RELATE HOW THE HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR RESUME CAN BENEFIT THE FIRM, ex. Having had seven years of experience in sales and marketing of manufacturing supplies, I am confident my network of contacts in the field will be of great value to your firm. During my previous work experience, I have had close relations with several major manufacturers, which could be potential customers of your products. Accordingly, I am certain that I can increase your customer base.]
I have taken the liberty of including my resume with this letter. I am confident that you will find my strengths, abilities and experience of use to your firm. Allow me to call you sometime next week to determine a convenient time to talk.
I look forward to speaking with you.
[YOUR NAME, ex. Jill Jones]