My friends at CareerCloud aren’t hiring, but they got an unsolicited pitch they loved. Check it out here: We Just Got a Great Cold Pitch Jobseeker Email That Everyone Should Read
This is a great pitch because of many reasons. It is short, it talks about some pain points of both the job seeker (who is not the right fit for his current job) and the market (going towards social media), and is very honest.
In the intro paragraph he says what the (his) problem is, and why he would fit in well at CareerCloud (without saying those exact words):
Read the rest here. The candid message is refreshing. Can you think of someone you would send something similar to?