A letter of introduction is used to write to a connection to refer a candidate for employment or to request career assistance. In many cases, the letter can be sent via email, because that's the quickest and easiest way to connect.
Another type of letter of introduction is used to write to someone introducing yourself and asking them to refer you to a job opportunity or requesting assistance with a job search. Review a sample referral letter.
Letter of Introduction Sample
Dear Bob, (this type of letter is typically sent to someone you know well)
I'm writing to introduce you to Janice Dolan. I know Janice through the Brandon Theater Group, where, as you know, I am the technical director. Janice and I worked together on several local theater projects.
Janice is interested in relocating to the San Francisco area in the near future and would appreciate any recommendations you could offer her for conducting a job search for a theater position and any help you can provide with the logistics of relocating to California.
I've attached her resume for your review and you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 555-555-5555. Thank you in advance for any assistance you can provide.
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