If you’ve been working at the same company for a long time and are due for a promotion, here’s a simple template you can use to write a letter requesting a promotion.
I have been working for [name of company] for [duration of time] now and feel that I’ve been highly valued in this company and have contributed a lot to its sucess. I feel that I’ve been treated well by [name of company]. I have really taken pleasure working for and being of service to this company. However, I feel that I have maximized my potential in my current position and that it’s time that I take on new and challenging roles.
I would like to share to you my ambition within this company. My ultimate goal is to [indicate your ultimate goal in this company, but don’t say that you want his/her position]. I believe that with my expertise, industry knowledge, professional experience, strong educational background, and admirable personal qualities, I can achieve this goal.
Thus, I am writing to notify you of my interest I applying of the [name of position] position that just recently opened in your [name of department]. I am confident that I can take on the role and perform well as a
[name of position]
in that department. I will make sure that I will be a good addition to the team and do my best. You know I won’t let you down.
Thank you for considering me as a good candidate for that position.