I have a call with an internal recruiter tomorrow and we're going to discuss a role that I think is a strong fit for my background, and that is somewhat interesting to me.
However, there's another role that I might be a better fit for, but that isn't available on the job site right now. I was made aware of the role 4 months ago (when it was just filled), and was told by someone who works at the company that new ones may open in January.
That hasn't happened yet.
When on the call tomorrow, how do I ask about whether that role will be opening soon? I'm concerned it would be seen as a bait-and-switch since the call is to discuss the already-open role, but my main message is "I like this role and would be happy to interview, but think I might be a better fit (and more interested) for this role and wonder if a) you feel the same based on my background and b) foresee that role opening up soon."
I'm wondering if it's a common thing to ask and the best way to ask.