I'm writing to apply for... as advertised...?

Discussion in 'English Only' started by riglos, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. riglos Senior Member

    Argentina - Spanish
    Hi all!

    I'm writing my cover letter, and I'm in urgent need of help. I find trouble continuing the introductory phrase "I'm writing to apply for the position of X...". I should go on "...as advertised in X".

    The thing is, the job wasn't actually advertised, but sent to me by email. So how should I state this?

    Maybe: "as advertised in the X Mailing list"??

    I'm having a hard time here, would anyone be so kind as to help me out?


  2. mstewie08 Member

    I would put "I am applying for the position of X stated in email I recieved."
  3. jdenson

    jdenson Senior Member

    Houston, Texas
    USA / English
    Hi Mara,
    Would you consider changing the form of your reply. Maybe something like:
    In response to your e-mail notice, I am writing to apply for the position of _________.

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