Actually, the first question you should be asking yourself here is should you apply for the same job twice?
If you previously sent in an application and never heard anything back, then you potentially don’t have anything to lose by trying again. What’s the worst that’s gonna happen? You’ll get ignored again?
If you got to the interview stage and didn’t get the job, you also have a chance here. If you truly think you’ve got the right skills for the job - or perhaps you’re the right cultural fit for the company but would be better suited in another role - then by all means get in touch with the recruiter and try again.
Fact is, you can apply for the same job twice, as long as you’re careful about it. Follow these basic guidelines if you really, really, really want to try again:
At the end of the day, the worst thing that could happen is that you don’t get hired - again. So, what’s the harm? Good luck!