I am currently applying for jobs.
I am interested in applying for a particular job at ACME company. On their website, a job description is posted as a PDF, at the bottom of which is written:
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us on Facebook
How should I write my first e-mail to
In my first e-mail to them, I want to find out what is their hiring process, and what documents they expect me to send to them?
Am I expected to send my resume or other materials immediately in the first e-mail?
I also want to know whether they are currently hiring. In case they currently do not have any openings, I don't want to waste my time customizing my application for that job. Is it OK to send a first e-mail saying:
To whom it may concern,
I am a PhD student in University X, graduating in August this year. I would like to apply for this job. Could you please tell me more?