Email Requesting an Interview for Job [Free Samples]

It’s a good idea to send an interview request email to numerous employers while looking for a new job or just entering the job market. 

This form of email will show the company that you are serious about the job, which may improve your chances of landing it. You can use these sample interview request emails as a template for your email.

Sample 1 - email requesting an interview for job

Subject: Requesting an interview for the post of art teacher

Dear [Name of Employer],

[NAME], the librarian at your school, advised me that your school has an opening for an art teacher. She encouraged me to apply since she knows how much I enjoy both fine art and teaching.

I am a certified art teacher in [STATE] with ten years of experience at [NAME OF SCHOOL]. I took a year off to work on my own craft in Paris and study art history in other European cities. I intend to relocate to this city after my return and would like to work at your school.

I feel my qualifications and experience qualifies me for the position, and I am excited to teach children about the practice and history of fine painting. More information about my qualifications can be found in the accompanying résumé.

I may be reached at [555-123-4567] or [name@email.com] if you have any questions. I’ll phone your office if I don’t hear from you by the first of [MONTH]. I am convinced that I would be a valuable addition to your school, and I am eager to meet you.

Sincerely,

Your Name
List of Attachments: resume

Sample 2 - email requesting an interview for job

Subject: Requesting a job interview for the position of Curator

Dear Name of Employer,

This letter is to request an interview for the position of curator of the Museum of Modern Art in City. I came to know that the position was open from your advertisement on the Museum’s website. 

I believe that my education and experience in the field of fine arts makes me suitable to become part of your esteemed staff at the museum.

In [DATE], I graduated with honors from [Name of University], and in [DATE], I earned my Ph.D. in Art History from the same institution. 

I spent the next two years in Europe, studying modern and classical art in museums such as the Prado in Spain, the Louvre in Paris, and the Tate Gallery in the United Kingdom. 

I spent the remaining six months of my time in England as the curator of [Name of Gallery], a small modern art gallery in London.

I’ve learnt the responsibilities of a modern art collection curator, including delivering a coherent, financially feasible, and long-term program for the museum, and I’ve managed three assistant curators. 

I’ve done curatorial research and put on a number of different exhibitions, as well as contributing essays to the academic journal [Name of Publication].

I like the local government’s and citizens’ strong support for the [Name of Museum], and I’d like to join your forward-thinking team. 

During my time as an undergraduate, I volunteered to support the city’s public art program and assisted in the recruitment of sculptures from internationally renowned artists from all over the world.

I’d like to schedule an interview for the post of Curator at your earliest convenience. I can be reached at [Phone Number] or [Email Address], and I will contact you to set up an appointment in 10 days.

Thank you for taking the time to consider my application.

Sincerely,

Your Name
List of Attachments: resume

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