Sample Email For Welcoming A New Team Member

When a new person is hired to be a part of your team, it is important to practice clear communication. To prepare your staff for new employee onbarding, consider sending out an email to inform everyone.

Here is an example:

To [staff in new employee’s work area/department]:

I’m very pleased to announce that [new employee] will be joining us as [job title]on [start day]. [New employee] will be responsible for [insert information about what he/she will be doing].

[New employee] has recently [information about recent relevant employment background.

Please come to [location of welcome gathering] on [date] to meet [new employee] and welcome [him/her] to our team!

You can reach [new employee] at:

  • [work address/office location]
  • [phone number]
  • [email address]

Thank you,

[Name of Supervisor]

Source: State of Indiana Human Resources