101 Text Message Templates for Sales and Recruiting Professionals


You’re probably a pro when it comes to using email templates and honing your email communication strategy. But, text messaging is a different tool entirely. You want to be engaging, casual, and friendly. You want to excite your contacts, maintain professionalism, and pack in a whole lot of information — in just 140 characters.

Here are our suggestions on how to do just that. From ideas on tapping dormant candidates in recruiting to warming up leads in sales, these text templates will help you send the right message, every time.

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Staffing


Introducing Text Messaging [1-6] Cold touch [7-12] Warm touch [13-18]

Relationship-building [Download] Appointment-setting [Download] Quick follow-ups [Download] Dormant candidates [Download] Referrals [Download] Group Broadcasts [Download] 
Conferences & job fairs [Download] Announcements [Download]


Sales


Introducing Text Messaging [60-64] Cold touch [65-71] Warm touch [72-76]

Relationship-building [Download] Appointment-setting [Download] Quick follow-ups [Download] Group Broadcasts [Download] Free Trials [Download]


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Want to preview these templates? Check out some of our favorites below! 


Introducing Text Messaging


Guidelines: Introduce your audience to text touches.


1.

Hi Bo, Nick from XYZ Staffing. We’ve added a texting platform as a quick, easy way to keep in touch with travelers. Is texting good for you?


2.

Hey Sally, we’ve partnered w/ the staffing-focused texting platform TextUs to bring you quick, confidential texting. Is this the best number to text to?


3.

Wesley, Dom from XYZ – we’re wagering you love to text as much as the next guy and we’re excited to announce our recruiters are now just a text away.


4.

Hey Teddy! Ask and you shall receive — text me to your heart’s delight at this number. My response time is pretty impressive 🙂


5.

Recruiters! Texting through the TextUs app is now live throughout the company. Feel free to text your supervisor or coworkers for quick communication.


6.

Hello Team! We’re excited to announce we’ve paired up with TextUs, the stellar texting platform. Now you can text any sales manager at our business number!


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Cold touch


Guidelines: Deliver value and introduce yourself.


7.
[Text 1] Hi John, Erich from XYZ. I’m reaching out because I wanted to make sure you saw this post on how to improve your resume: tinyurl.com/resume


8.
[Text 2, if no response to Text 1] Realize you’re busy, just wanted to make sure you got my last text. I think this report could help boost your job-search game: tinyurl.com/resume


9.

Hey Zamora, came across your LinkedIn profile and think this eBook could really help you find the admin position you’re searching for: tinyurl.com/ebook


10.

Hi, just shooting you a text because I noticed you were checking out our California jobs. Here’s an article on TN salaries in cities in Cali: tinyurl.com/cali – Ty from XYZ


11.

Sam, curious how XYZ Staffing outperforms MNO Pros? Check out this case study we did with 15 UX experts just like you. tinyurl.com/MNOno


12.

Tara, this is Erich from XYZ. Our latest holiday suggestions for contingent workers is up and thought it’d help you round out a great year.


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Warm touch


Guidelines: Be friendly, introduce yourself, and use a call-to-action.


13.
[Text 1] Lucy, thanks for downloading our job search guide! Are you available at 2 pm or 3 pm today? — Erich from XYZ


14.
[Text 2, if no response to Text1] Realize you’re busy, wanted to make sure you got my last text — I think we have the perfect job for you. Are you free at 12 pm to connect?


15.

Gabby – saw on LI that you’re looking for a new position. I’m searching for a strong traveler like you with L&D experience. Are you interested?


16.

Babs, your LinkedIn is enticing but missing a few crucial pieces. Are you available at 1 or 2 pm Wed or Fri to chat about quick fixes?


17.

Hi Raul, this is Ty from XYZ, the leader in STEM staffing. Saw you’re in the market and wanted to put you in touch with a top hirer. Are you free to chat?


18.

Your Ted Talk was amazing. I have an idea on how our STEM team can help you out. What’s the easiest way to get 10 mins on your calendar?


Sales


Introducing Text Messaging


Guidelines: Introduce your audience to text touches.


60.

Hi Bo, Erich from Acme Co. We’ve added a texting platform as a quick, easy way to keep in touch with our customers. Is texting good for you?


61.

Hey Sally, we’ve partnered with TextUs, a business-class texting platform, to bring you quick, confidential texting. Is this your best number to text?


62.

Wesley, Sam from Acme – we’re wagering you love to text as much as the next guy and we’re excited to announce our sales team is now just a text away.


63.

Mr. Grant, just wanted to announce that Acme is available by text now. Any quick questions, appt scheduling, or info requests – just send a text to our business number.


64.

Hey Teddy! Ask and you shall receive — text me to your heart’s delight at this number. My response time is pretty impressive 🙂


Sales


Cold touch


Guidelines: Deliver value and introduce yourself.


65.
[Text 1] Hi John, this is Erich from Acme. I’m reaching out because I wanted to make sure you saw this post on how to improve your web reach: tinyurl.com/website


66.
[Text 2, if no response to Text 1] Realize you’re busy, just wanted to make sure you got my last text. I think this report could help you boost your web traffic: tinyurl.com/website


67.

Hey Zamora, came across your website and think this eBook could really help you with prospecting leads: tinyurl.com/ebook


68.
[Text 1] Hi, Ty here from Acme, just shooting you a text because lots of folks are asking about AI lately and thought you might be curious in learning more.


69.
[Text 2] Here’s an article on boosting efficiency with a bot: tinyurl.com/bot


70.

Sam, curious how Acme outperforms Emca? Check out this case study we did with 150 top execs just like you. tinyurl.com/Emca


71.

Tara, this is Erich from Acme. Our look at 2017 CRM trends is live! Thought you might want to look into the future with us. tinyurl.com/crm


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Warm touch


Guidelines: Be friendly, introduce yourself, and use a call-to-action.


72.
[Text 1] Lucy, thanks for downloading our benchmarking report! Are you available for 5 mins at 2 or 3 today to discuss the results? — Erich from TextUs


73.
[Text 2, if no response to Text1] Realize you’re busy, wanted to make sure you got my last text about our benchmarking report. Are you free at 2 pm to connect?


74.

Gabby – saw on FB that you’re looking for a website designer. Let’s find a few minutes to chat about cutting-edge design options.


75.

Babs, your website is enticing but missing a few crucial lead gen pieces. Are you available at 1 or 2 pm Wed or Fri to chat about quick fixes?


76.

Hi Raul, saw in Forbes you want to boost annual growth by 30%. We recently helped TRN do just that. Are you available to chat tomorrow at 2 or 3?

 

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You’re probably a pro when it comes to using email templates and honing your email communication strategy. But, text messaging is a different tool entirely. You want to be engaging, casual, and friendly. You want to excite your contacts, maintain professionalism, and pack in a whole lot of information -- in just 140 characters.

Here are our suggestions on how to do just that. From ideas on tapping dormant candidates in recruiting to warming up leads in sales, these text templates will help you send the right message, every time.

Download Templates Now