Sample Cold Email

Sample cold email below is an effective tool to inquire about unadvertised jobs. Make sure your cold email is clear and to the point.

sample cold email

  • Send this 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: October 8, 2019

From: Tim Jones

To: Lisa Farr

Subject: Inquiry

Dear Tim

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, 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

  • Also, tap into the hidden job market by cold calling.
  • This sample email is an effective tool to succeed in your job search.
  • You can use the above sample for volunteer or part time work.
  • This email is also known as an email of inquiry or sample contact email.
  • Avoid mentioning your expected salary, unless asked to do so.
  • 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.

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