When someone gives you the reference to apply for a job, then you should clearly mention their details in your job application email. When you are applying for a job through reference then the chances of getting the job are high when compared to direct application.
Here you can find some sample email formats to send your resume with reference to the HR or recruiters.
The person who gives reference to you is known as “Referrer” and you will be known as “Referee”.
Sample Email to Send Resume with Reference for Freshers (Format 1)
Sub: Referred by _________ (Referrer), Resume for the post of ___________(job position).
My name is _________(your name) referred by Mr./Mrs. _________(referrer name) who is my ___________(your relation with referrer) currently working as _____________(referrer job position) at your company.
I have been referred for the position of __________(job position). I recently finished my _______(your education) and I believe I have all the required skills and knowledge that this job requires.
So I would like to take this opportunity to apply for this job and kindly find the attached resume with this email.
Thanks in advance.
Sample Email to Send Resume with Reference for Experienced (Format 1)
Sub: Job application for the post of ____________(job position), referral from ______(referrer name)
My name is _________(your name) having 2 years of experience as ___________(your present job role).
I have been informed by my friend / my relative Mr./Mrs. ____________(person name who referred you) that there is a vacancy in your organization for the post of _________(job position).
Hence I have been already working in the same position, I am looking for some better opportunities. I hope this is the right one for me.
So kindly consider my application for the vacant job position and find the attached resume with this email.
Sample Email to Send Resume with Reference for Experienced (Format 2)
Sub: Referred by __________, application for ___________(job position name)
I am ___________(your name) referred by my ________(your relation with referrer) Mr./Ms.__________(referrer name) currently working in your company as ___________(referrer job designation)
I have been informed that there is a vacancy for the position of __________(job position) in your company.
I have 5 years of experience in a similar job role and I strongly believe that I have all the required skills, and experience. Here I am attaching my resume so kindly consider my application for the post of ______(job position.)
Tip to Write an Email to Send Resume with Reference
- Subject line is the key to get noticed by the recruiter to know who has referred you to the vacant job position, so you should put the referrer name in the subject line.
- Mention how you are related to the referrer i.e are you a friend or relative to the referrer.
- Also write the current position of the referrer in their organization, so that the recruiter can easily identify your referrer.
- Emphasize your skills and experience which makes you the right person for the job.
- Finally attach the resume and keep the email as simple as possible.
Sample Email Subjects to Send Resume with Reference
Subject line 1: Referred by _________(referrer name) for the position of __________(job position)
Subject lIne 2: Referral from ________(referrer name) for the __________(job position)
Subject line 3: Application for the post of _______(job position) with reference from _________(referrer name)
Subject line 4: Applying for the post of ________(job title) with the reference of __________(referrer name)
Subject Line 5: Referred by _______ (referrer name) to apply for the post of __________(job title)