An email for employment, also known as a prospecting email or inquiry email, is sent to potential employers that might be hiring, however, haven’t listed an exact job opening to submit an application for.

Your Inquiry Email for Employment must be full of information on why the company should hire you and why your skills and knowledge would be beneficial to the company. Also give information how you will follow-up and where you can be contacted.

See the example below to get a better idea.



Sample Inquiry Email for Employment


Email Subject: Inquiry about Management Trainee Position

Email Body:

April 27, 2017

Ms. Sarah Jack
Hiring Manager
ABC Company
201 Some New Street
Houston, TX 21401


Dear Ms. Jack:

I read about ABC Company’s management trainee program in College Graduate Magazine and would like to be considered for any upcoming openings. I am interested in perusing a long term career in management field and am planning to move to Houston area soon. It will be great pleasure to learn more regarding the ABC Company’s mission and the potential job opportunities.

As indicated in the attached resume, I have recently completed my Master of Science Degree in Management with a focus on Personnel Administration. I also have some hands-on experience as a Management Associate and Key Holder. Besides, I have gained valuable experiences through two summer internships focusing on retail management.

My resume details further information regarding my education, experience and leadership capabilities. I would be grateful for the opportunity to discuss your management trainee program and my qualifications in detail. To follow-up on my job inquiry, I will call your secretary after two weeks. If you need further information about my qualifications, I can be reached anytime on my cell phone at (090) 202-2522 or via email at [Your Email Address].

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you soon.



Sara David

Attachments: Resume and Copy of Final Transcript