Unsolicited Application Letter


An ‘Unsolicited Application Letter’ is a type of application letter written to apply for a job, even though the particular company that has not advertised any job vacancies in any newspaper or other forums. Since it is inevitably an application letter, it has to be written carefully, politely and should highlight those qualities of yours that you think are important. It is structured in three parts, comprising of an introduction, the main body, and a conclusion.

In the introduction, explain clearly that this is an unsolicited application letter. Praise the company and explain why you have applied to them. Include your previous work experiences as well. Do not forget to attach your resume. If you have any other inquiries about the company, the main body is the best place to incorporate all your doubts. Make sure you don’t make any sorts of error in the letter.

Sample Letter

The following is a sample of an ‘unsolicited application letter.’


Sidharth Sudheer,

453 MRA Lane,

Moolavilaakam Junction,




Bindu Paniker,

Managing Head,

ABC Newspapers,


Subject: Unsolicited application letter

Dear Ma’am,

I hope this letter finds you in the best of health. Let me introduce myself as Sidharth Sudheer, a journalist with over ten years of experience in the journalism field. I am writing this unsolicited application letter with the intent of applying for the post of a Special correspondent at your esteemed newspaper.

Ever since my career started, it’s been one of my biggest dreams to work with your newspaper, Ma’am, considering how it is undoubtedly one of the best news forums in Kerala as well as India. I had refrained from applying from much before since I had considered myself inexperienced to work with such a reputed news forum. In the past, I have worked with regional dailies such as the Mathrubhoomi and the Malayala Manorama. I have also worked as a visiting faculty for Journalism at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. Overall, I have about ten years of experience in the field.

With this experience, I am assured that if employed in your organization, I would be a valuable asset. I would be able to do justice to your organization. I am attaching my resume along with this letter so that you can take a detailed look. In the case of further clarification, please don’t hesitate to call me at the number 943858845935285439 or drop a mail at sidharthsudheer@mail.com

Thanking You

Yours sincerely,

Sidharth Sudheer.

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