The settings available on the Email tab of your directory plugin settings allow you to control how email notifications appear.

Email Settigns - General and Admin Notifications

New Listing Notification
This is sent to the administrative email (will default to WordPress settings if not configured) and is to notify site owners that a new listing is pending their review. Available macros include:

{approve_link} This will provide a clickable link straight to the dashboard for reviewing and approving listings.
{title} This is the title of the newly submitted listing.
{description} This is an excerpt of the the listing description.

Author Receipt
This is a receipt sent to the author of a new listing, and a good place to keep them informed of your terms, and approval times. Available macros include:

{site_title} The site title as defined in your WordPress settings.
{directory_title} The directory label, set on the General tab.
{directory_email} The from email address set on the Email tab.
{title} The title of the listing they submitted.

Listing Approved
Sent to the listing author when their listing status is updated from Pending Review to Approved. This will only be sent once, so if a listing status is changed and later set back to Approved a second email will not be sent. Available macros include:

{site_title} The site title as defined in your WordPress settings.
{directory_title} The directory label, set on the General tab.
{title} The title of the listing they submitted.
{link} A clickable link to view the newly approved listing.