Use this sample letter as a guideline for writing your own job offer acceptance letter.
Awesome! You got the offer! Even if you’ve accepted a job offer over the phone, it’s important to write a formal acceptance letter. Stating in writing your understanding of the terms of employment will help clear up any misunderstandings before they can snowball. Your acceptance letter is not a contract, but if any legal question ever arises over the terms of your employment, it certainly cannot hurt to have your understanding of those terms in writing.
Here’s a Sample Job Offer Acceptance Letter
7 Shawnee Road
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Mrs. Walter Mellish
Greenley Corp., Inc.
1010 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
Dear Mrs. Mellish:
It was certainly wonderful news when you called this afternoon to offer me the position as assistant buyer for Greenley Corp. Please consider this letter my formal acceptance.
I am pleased to accept your offer at a salary of $34,000 annually.
As we agreed, my starting date will be July 28 to enable me to finish a summer computer class that will enhance my skills for Greenley Corp.
I also understand that I will receive full company pay and benefits during the 12-week training program and that I am considered probationary during that time.
Thank you again, Mrs. Mellish, for offering me this wonderful opportunity, and do let me know if I can do anything in advance of my start date to facilitate the paperwork, or if there are any areas you’d like me to be reading up on.
What a delight it will be to work with you and the Greenley team!
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