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Looking for [[job name]] in [[job location]]

Hi {{first_name}},

I see that you are currently looking for a [[job name]] in [[job location]].

I am reaching out to see if you have built a pipeline of a-players for the role. At {{company}}, we focus on building top class sales teams for B2B software companies.

We’ve been operating in the space for 6 years and have a combined experience of more than 30 years. As former sales leaders, we understand the space really well. Last quarter, we’ve placed top sales people at companies like Salesforce, Oracle, SAP and many more!

On an average, 98% of the people we place hit their quota and stay with you for 4.1 years average compared to 2.3 years industry average.

I would love to speak with you about how we can help you achieve your sales and recruiting targets. Are you open to speak tomorrow at 2:30PM?



[[mutual connection]] recommendedation

Hi {{first_name}},

[[Mutual connection name]] recommended I get in touch.

I recently helped [[referral’s company]] hire for a similar role to the [[position]] that you are currently recruiting for. I’m getting in touch to see if you’d be open to a quick discussion to see if I can offer you the same service?

I am flexible with my availability. Let me know when works for you.



{{first_name}}, quick question?

Hi {{first_name}},

I saw that you are looking for a [[open job]] in [[job location]].

We are specialist sales recruiters located in [[your city]]. We help great B2B software companies build world class sales teams.

In the last quarter, our placements have brought in more than 100 million dollars in revenue across multiple growth stage SaaS companies. I am positive that we can help {{company}} do the same.

Let me know if you’re looking to engage some top class talent for your open roles. We can have three super qualified and vetted candidates in your inbox within a week.

Let me know if you’d be open to talk about your hiring targets for this quarter. My calendar looks fairly open for tomorrow.



Let's build your A-team

Hi {{first_name}},

It seems like {{company}} has recorded a phenomenal growth over last couple of quarters.

At [[your agency name]], we specialise in recruiting top class sales talent for B2B firms. We’ve recently placed great sales leaders at firms like Salesforce, Oracle, Nutanix. We have a history of identifying top sales talent which has resulted in 98% of our placements hitting their quota in their very first year.

I would love to speak with you to understand your recruiting plans for this quarter and see how we can help you build your A-team. Let me know if you’d be up for a quick chat tomorrow at 5PM?

Kind regards,


2 candidates for [[position]]

Hi {{first_name}},

I noticed you have had a role for [[position name]] open for a few weeks

We have helped [[company 1]], [[company 2]],and [[company 3]] fill similar roles in the past and I’m getting in touch to see if we can be of help in filling your open roles.

I have 2 candidates that match your job description. Would you be open to a call this week to learn more about our services and see how we can be of help? Do let me know a time convenient for you and I can schedule a call.



Candidate for {{company}}

Hi {{first_name}},

Are you looking for a [[job name]] candidate at {{company}}?

I am currently talking to an exceptional candidate who has indicated that {{company}} as a target he wants to work for. In his current role as an account executive, he has:

- Consistently hit 125% of quota for three consecutive years
- Was the highest performing AE in the North eastern region.
- Won President’s award for 2 our of the three years
- Hired and mentored a stellar team of 5 Sales Reps
- If you are still looking for a fantastic software sales leader to join {{company}}, I would love to talk. We work with leading B2B software firms in [[city name]] and have helped them build great teams.

Let me know if you’d be up for a quick chat tomorrow at 3PM Eastern?



Experienced customer story writer available

Hi {{first_name}},

Hope your week is going well. I read about [positive company news, like a write-up in TechCrunch or a new product launch]. Congrats!

I was checking out {{company}} website and noticed you don’t have any [outcome of service you’re offering; this is the identification of the problem].

Do you need help with this? As an experienced [[expert in service you’re offering]], I [[what you do for clients]].

With your [[company news]] and need to build trust and growth, I imagine [[statement of how it could be very easy to fix the problem you’ve identified]]. For example, [[free tidbit of advice]].

As you may know, research has shown that [[stat to answer your prospect’s "so what?" and "why should I care?" questions]].

Recently I helped [[similar company]] achieve [[X result]] with a [[service you’re offering]]. You can check the details out here.

Because of my background as a [job position], I can clearly [[insert your USP or relevant work experience to provide credibility]] to get {{company}} [[your reader’s business goal]].

When are you open for a 15-minute call next week to chat about how we can work together? Looking forward to hearing from you.


[[Your name]]

[[open job]] role at [[company name]]

Hi {{first_name}},

I saw that you are looking for a [[open job]] for company.

We have extensive network and experience placing exceptional sales reps at B2B Software firms. We have worked with other B2B software firms like Salesforce, SAP, IBM and Microsoft.

As a team of former sales reps, we deeply understand B2B software sales and have the network and experience to spot the top 10% talent and bring them home. Here’s how our placed candidates perform:

- 96% of our sales reps hit their quota
- 70% of our candidates hit 125% of their quota
- Less than 1% of our candidates have left within 1 year compared to industry average of 22%
- Average tenure for candidates is 4.1 years compared to 2.3 years industry average

If you are still looking for a stellar [[job name]] in [[job location]] I would love to talk and get a better understanding of your priorities. Are you available for a call tomorrow at 2:30PM Eastern?



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