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Sample Acceptance Letter

Letter to Acknowledge a Job Offer

It is professional courtesy to acknowledge a job offer within a day or two of its receipt. Indicate the date of the job offer, the specific position offered, and the salary stated. If any unusual benefits are offered, such as a longer vacation period or higher commission rate, confirm that in your letter.

Reconfirm your interest in the position and indicate the date you will contact the employer with your decision. An offer often includes a decision date. If no date is given, suggest a date five to fourteen days in the future.

Letter to Accept a Job Offer 

Notify the employer as soon as you decide to accept a job offer. Confirm your acceptance in writing even if you've already accepted the offer by telephone. Restate the date of the offer, the position, the salary, and the starting date. Do not be afraid to express enthusiasm for the company and your position and future with it.

If you are relocating, let the employer know your travel plans and expected date of arrival. If you will be moving before you start work, let the employer know you new (or interim) address and telephone number.

Sample:

192 Beta Drive
Davis, CA 95619
(530) 75x-xxxx

March 28, 19xx

Mr. Kevin Jones
Personal Manager
ABC Corporation
3 Wallaby Place
San Francisco, CA 10010

Dear Mr. Jones:

Thank you for your letter of March 25,19xx in which you invited me to become a member of your organization following graduation. I am pleased to accept your offer of employment.

It is my understanding that this is a 12-month career position and that I will begin employment on (date). I have read the benefits package and concur wit its policies as well as my salary of ($ amount). If any of this information is in error, please contact me at your earliest possible convenience. I can be reached at (530) 756-xxxx.

I look forward to a satisfy and mutually productive career with ABC Corporation.

Sincerely,

(signature)

Robyn Ryan

 

 

 

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