Letter of Appointment

This formal letter of appointment will serve as an assurance
to a prospective employee of a position with the new company,
in order to tender his/her resignation at a current place of work.

An employment offer letter would typically be issued first.

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If an employment offer letter was not issued first, you may want to include the remuneration details of the position in this appointment letter. (See information lower down on this page.)

Please note, the letter of appointment is not a substitute for an employment contract.

Note: Visit our Employment main page for links to all the relevant free legal forms for the work place.

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Letter of Appointment

Employer/Company Details:

Date: ______________________

Applicant's Details:

Dear Mr. Jones

We have pleasure in confirming your appointment as _______________________ subject to the terms and conditions of your Contract of Employment as well as the Company's Policies and Procedures


We urge you to familiarize yourself with all the relevant documents and to keep these in a safe place for future reference. Any changes will be communicated to you in writing.

Please indicate your acceptance of this appointment and the terms thereof by signing below and by returning this letter to us by close of business on ________________________20____.

We look forward to a mutually rewarding association with you.

Yours faithfully

Name and Title of Employer

Name of Applicant


Our written offer of employment sample letter covers the following which you may want to insert before your closing sentence.

We would like to confirm the remuneration terms of your appointment as follows:

Place of Employment: E.g. Head Office, Regional office location or another country

Commencement date: Starting date of employment

Salary: E.g. $80 000 per annum, payable weekly/monthly etc.

Vacation: Number of weeks/days paid leave per year

Bonus / Incentives: Outline of the bonus and/or incentive structure

Allowances: E.g. Amount allowed for automobile, entertaining, out of pocket expenses etc.

Benefits: E.g. Any Company contributions towards medical insurance or retirement funds not covered in the salary

Signing Bonus: E.g. $1000 (if applicable)


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