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Dear Theo-what name to put in email

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by maireadmairead, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. maireadmairead

    maireadmairead New commenter

    Hi everyone,

    I;m probably being really fernikity now but don't wanna make any mistakes.

    If sending an email application do I use the head's name or say Dear Sir/Madam?

    The email address is admin not the head's

    Thanks,

    Mairéad
     
  2. tigger82

    tigger82 New commenter

    Have you completed a form or is it a CV and cover letter?
     
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Read the Shortlisting clickables! Get the Head's name, spell it correctly,find out if it's Ms Mrs Mr or Dr . . .
    Good luck Mairead rhyming with Parade . . . .
    ___________________________________________
    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    I do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the Job Application Seminars. We look at application letters, executive summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really appreciate.
    I shall be doing the Win That Teaching Job seminar on Saturday February 25th
    www.tesweekendworkshop87.eventbrite.com
     
  4. maireadmairead

    maireadmairead New commenter

    I have the head's name on the letter of application but I'm just wondering if i should say dear 'head's name' in the email body too as the email goes to admin

    thanks
     
  5. I always put the head's name in the email too, even if it is an admin email address. :)
     
  6. Yep, unless it specifies otherwise I would address the email to the head.
     
  7. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Yes.
    It is just for convenience that the admin staff are receiving it, just as they would open the envelope if it were snail mail.
    Best wishes
    ___________________________________________
    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    I do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the Job Application Seminars. We look at application letters, executive summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really appreciate.
    I shall be doing the Win That Teaching Job seminar on Saturday February 25th
    www.tesweekendworkshop87.eventbrite.com
     

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