Offer Letter Format Pdf Download
January 12, 2010
123 Main Street
Champaign, IL 61820
We are pleased to extend an offer of at-will employment to you as a Research Scientist,
at Company XYZ, Inc. (“the Company”), by way of and under the terms of this letter,
and the attachments and documents referenced herein (collectively, the “Agreement”).
You will report to the Chief Technology Officer. However, we reserve the right to
change your reporting relationship as needed.
Your employment will commence on ________________, and you will work in the
Company XYZ location at EnterpriseWorks in Champaign, Illinois.
Your salary will be $XX,XXX annually, paid in accordance with the Company’s
In addition to your base salary, you will be eligible to receive an annual
discretionary bonus in of up to 10% of your base salary.Any bonus paid will be
at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The bonus will be contingent on the
Company’s overall performance and your personal goals being met. Specific
individual goals shall be developed within 90 days of your employment. The
company reserves the right to amend or withdraw the bonus, at its absolute
As a full-time employee of the Company, you are eligible to participate in the
Company’s employee health benefits program.
Health benefits eligibility date is the 1st of the month following completion of
thirty (30) days of employment.
You are also eligible to accrue two (2) weeks of vacation, seven (7) holidays, plus
four (4) additional paid-time-off days; subject to the Company’s regular full-time
benefits accrual procedures.
The Company reserves the right to eliminate or modify any of its benefits at any
Conditions of Employment
in the United States. Such documentation must be provided to uswithin three (3)
Company may terminate its employment relationship with you at will at any time,
employment, and any such agreement with the CEO must be in writing and signed
the Employee Handbook.
the Company and by you.
Your employmentby the Companyisconditional uponand subjectto completion
approval thereof by the Company, in its sole discretion.
If any portion of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid or
the maximum extent possible.
This Agreement shall be binding upon you and yoursuccessors, legal
representative, heirs and assigns and shall inure to the benefit of the Company and
its successors and assigns.
You acknowledge thattheCompany or youmay suffersubstantialdamages not readilyascertainableor
Agreement.You thereforeagreethattheCompanyandyoushallbeentitled(without limitationofany
other rights or remedies otherwise available) to seek a temporary restraining order and/or an injunction
from any court of competent jurisdiction prohibiting the continuance or recurrence of any breach of this
Agreement. You hereby submit yourself to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Illinois
proceeding may bemadeby firstclassmail, certifiedorregistered,to youraddressas lastappearingon
bringsto enforceorinterpretthis Agreement shallbeentitledtoreasonableattorneys’feesandcostsin
addition to all other relief to which it/he/she may be entitled.
By executing thisAgreement, you waive the right to a jury trial for all employment related disputes. The
Handbook pertaining to the waiver of a jury trial and explicitly agree to the terms set forth therein.
To indicate your acceptance of the Company XYZ offer, please sign and date this letter in
the space provided below and return it to Tim Hoerr, via confidential fax (XXX-XXX-
XXXX) or by PDF. This offer of employment shall remain open until close of business.
We are looking forward to you joining the Company XYZ team. We feel certain that this
position will offer you an excellent opportunity for personal growth and provide a real
challenge in the evolution of the technology that we are creating. We trust you share our
vision and fully expect that you will make a major contribution toward the success of the
Should you have any questions regarding this offer, please feel free to contact my office.
Very truly yours,
President & CEO
ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO this __________ day of ______________________,