A letter of appointment is a written offer of a specified position in an organization. After a candidate has gone through all the necessary interviews and pre-screening, they will be issued a letter of appointment if they are chosen for the job. It sometimes, but not always, confirms details of the said position and the start date. It may also include salary and bonus information.
Clearly state the position or title of the chosen candidate, and give a brief overview of what this entails.
Explain why the candidate was selected over other possible choices.
List any salary, benefits or perks of the position.
Cordially prompt the recipient to respond with their acceptance if necessary.
We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected for the position of investment manager at Sunrise Investments! We had many qualified candidates, but you seemed to be the best fit for our growing organization!
Your job appointment will begin on Monday, July 1st at 8am. You will receive the salary of $30,000 per annum, along with any possible bonuses. You will be given one month of paid leave per year, and will have the use of a company car!
We look forward to hearing back from you to accept this position!
LETTER OF APPOINTMENT OF AN AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR THE CONNECTICUT BOARD OF EDUCATION
APPOINTMENT AND PURPOSE
The Connecticut Board of Education hereby appoints you a member of the Audit Committee. As a Trustee member, your position can be held for up to 6 years and you are accountable to the Board of Education for reappointment each year based on performance.
If you complete a 3rd year you will then be reassessed alongside other potential candidates. If you are subsequently reappointed you may then serve another 3 years only.
As you are aware, the purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Education in objectively assessing the performance of the organization and its management.
To that end you will be required to spend between 20 to 30 hours annually in the role, excluding training or additional meetings.
This is an unpaid position, however all expenses will be reimbursed.
We were impressed by your exemplary standing in the community, which was far greater than other candidates, and we look forward to you accepting this important role.
Singed, Director of Education