Sample cold email format

Sample cold email format below is an effective tool to inquire about unadvertised jobs in 2020.

sample cold email

Do cold emails work?

How do you write a cold email?

  • See the sample cold email format below and the cold email format tips.
  • Use this cold email format along with your call calling resume. Also use these to tap into the hidden job market.

Cold email format tips for 2020

  • Make sure your sample cold email is clear and to the point.
  • Send the sample call email to employers who don’t have a specific job opening.
  • Also use an attractive subject to encourage the employer to read it.
  • Keep your sample cold email as short as possible.
  • Find the name of the manager who can assist. Then find his or her email address.
  • Make a sample cold email. Then edit the sample email for each job.
  • Show that you know something about the employer.
  • Follow up after a few days.

Sample cold email

Date: September 28, 2020

Subject: Inquiry

Dear Adam

I am writing to inquire about possible accounting opportunities within your organisation. Per my resume, I have 5 years of accounting experience.

“In this part of your cold calling email format, highlight relevant keywords. Also include skills and strengths.”

Please feel free to call me if you have any questions. Also thank you for your time.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Your name

Phone number

More cold email format tips

  • Also, tap into the hidden job market by cold calling.
  • Avoid mentioning your expected salary, unless asked to do so.
  • This sample email is an effective tool to succeed in your job search.
  • The above sample can be used by applicants without experience and by those with experience.
  • You can also use the above sample for volunteer or part time work.
  • This email is also known as an email of inquiry or sample contact email.
  • Use the above sample email as a guide, then write a specific email.
  • The above sample is for accounting. However, you can use it for all jobs. And it is applicable for men and women, In addition to different countries.
  • Explore the hidden job market by cold calling and networking. Also this will increase your chances.
  • We’ll be adding another sample shortly. Please share the above sample cold calling email format and tips above.

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