To: [IDENTIFY GROUP, ex. Sales Staff]
From: [YOUR NAME]
Date: [DATE, ex. July 5, 1998]
Subject: [POSITION, ex. Sales Manager] position opening
As I am sure you are aware, the [POSITION, ex. Sales Manager] position at our firm has become available. I would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to apply for this position. Specifically, I am interested in your [STATE SKILL/ABILITY/EXPERIENCE WHICH SUITS POSITION WELL, ex. five years of experience with our firm and your proven ability to manage and motivate people.]
Allow me to list the benefits this position offers:
[LIST BENEFITS, ex.
o Company expense account
o Health insurance
o Company pension plan
o Stock options
o Potential for promotion, etc.]
The duties involved with this position include:
[LIST DUTIES, ex.
o Management of sales staff of 45
o Development and implementation of marketing plans
o Development of sales budgets
o Reporting to Vice President, etc.]
[NAME, ex. John], we are willing to offer a negotiable salary of $[X]. Although we will be soliciting other potential applicants to fill this position, I urge you to contact me at XXX-XXXX so that we may discuss the possibility of hiring you for this position.