Before you announce a promotion internally, make sure you’ve formally discussed it with the employee and came to a verbal agreement. Always give the employee and their manager the chance to ensure the promotion aligns with the employee’s long-term career goals.
After that, it’s time to celebrate! 💃
Get the employee excited about their new role by keeping the email brief, friendly and positive.
Sample email internal promotion offer
Subject line: Congrats on your new role! Contract inside.
Hi [Employee’s name],
We’re excited to officially promote you to the role of [Senior Marketing Manager / Team Leader] as of [date].
Attached you’ll find your updated contract covering your new employment terms along with your compensation package and benefits. Please sign and return by [date]. Of course, feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
We appreciate your hard work and commitment! We look forward to seeing you achieve great things in your new role.
[Your email signature]