Write a job transfer request letter by describing your history with the company, stating the reason you desire a transfer, and the position you hope to obtain. End the letter with a request to meet. You need writing supplies or a computer and printer. Composing the letter takes under an hour.
- State your purpose
Begin the letter by identifying yourself and the purpose of the letter. State that you desire a transfer, and if applicable, request the time frame when you would like the transfer to occur.
- Summarize your history with the company
Briefly describe your current position and a few of your contributions to the company.
- Explain why you want a transfer
Explain your reasons for wanting a transfer. Be honest, informative and detailed in your explanation, and keep the tone of the letter professional.
- State the position you want
Identify the type of job you are seeking. If there is a particular job you hope to obtain, mention the job in the letter. However, keep your options open, since there may be other positions available that suit your skills and abilities.
- Request a meeting
Extend an offer to meet with a manager to discuss your desire for a transfer. State that you plan to contact the hiring manager to inquire about the transfer, and thank the reader for his consideration.