Formal Job Application Email

If you are unemployed, you will need to write quite a few job application emails to a number of different companies in order to find the best employment.

Address your email to the company’s Human Resource Department. Start the email by explaining the purpose of your email in a few lines and mention how you came across the job opening.

In the second paragraph, write details about your work experience and other skills that may be required on a candidate’s part.

Finally, conclude the email on a high note hoping that you will get the job.


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    Sample of Formal Job Application Email

    Subject: Job Application

    Dear Manager,
    Human Resource Department
    ABC Enterprises Limited

    This email is pertaining to the advertisement for the post of Customer Services Representative (CSR) at ABC Enterprises Limited. This post was advertised by your company in XYZ newspaper on May 12, 2013. Since I meet all the requirements mentioned in the advertisement in terms of work experience and qualification, I am applying for the aforesaid post.

    I am proficient at using Microsoft Office and my communication skills are according to your requirements as well. Furthermore, I have two years of work experience at KVP call centre as a Tele Sales Representative (TSR).

    I can assure you that you will be satisfied with my work if I am given the chance at ABC Enterprises Limited.

    Please find a scanned copy of my resume and all required documents attached.

    Looking forward to hearing from you soon,


    Allan Clarke

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    Template of Formal Job Application Email

    To: [Recipient’s email]
    Subject: [Subject of email]

    Dear [Designation or name of the recipient],
    [Name of the company]

    This email is a formal job application for the position of [Designation] at [Name of the company]. The position was advertised in [Name of the newspaper] on [Date on which the advertisement was published].

    I am applying for the aforesaid position because I meet all the necessary requirements. I have also attached a scanned copy of my resume and the necessary documents. I would be glad to provide any additional information that the company may require in order to evaluate me as a prospective candidate.

    Looking ahead to working as a [Designation applied for] at [Name of the company],


    [Your name]
    [Your email address]

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