- Research the company you wish to approach
- Tailor your CV/portfolio to reflect their work
- Contact the company to ask for the name of the most appropriate person to email your application to – this demonstrates initiative!
- Ensure that your email (cover letter) is well written, articulate, demonstrates your knowledge of the organisation/gallery and your desire to work for them
- Follow-up your email within a reasonable delay with a phone call if no response is forthcoming