We have a number of projects and each has an issue type of quote. When an issue of this type is created we would like an email/notification to go to a selected user, however, there is no need to have that user added as a watcher on the issue and to assign the issue to them would only add steps in the process and slow things down.
Perhaps you can use a notification scheme?
You can select the event that you want to trigger the notification and the users that will receive it. You can also associate the notification with a project.
Notifications by issue type are not supported in JIRA out of the box but there are some workarounds available. See the links below for details:
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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