Write a Letter of Accepting a Job

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It's always exciting when you're offered a new job, and many companies allow you to accept a job offer, orally, after you've been interviewed. Future employers appreciate the courtesy you show when time is taken to compose a job offer acceptance letter. Writing a formal letter not only demonstrates your professionalism, it also shows that you fully understand and accept the terms and conditions of the presented offer. If you do have any questions remaining after the recruitment process, this letter will give you the opportunity to clarify any questions or concerns you wish to address before you start your new job. It's very easy to write a formal letter of acceptance for your new job once you learn the following essential tips.

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Include these four important points in any job offer acceptance letter:

  1. 1
    Expression of gratitude.
    Express your gratitude and appreciation for the job offer being presented.
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  2. 2
    Formal acceptance of the offer.
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    Clearly indicate your desire and willingness to accept the offer being given.
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  3. 3
    Starting date of employment.
    Include the starting date and duration of employment or contract, if applicable.
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  4. 4
    Salary and benefits.
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    Include the terms and conditions of the salary and benefits that were offered to you.
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Writing the Letter

Before you begin writing, make sure to read over all of the details of the job offer or contract to ensure that you don't miss any important points or details.

  1. 1
    Address the person who offered you the job.
    Include the person's name, position and company in the top left-hand corner of the letter. To begin the letter, indicate the name of the person who offered you the job. Address the person with a formal greeting, such as "Dear Mr. Smith".
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  2. 2
    Indicate your acceptance of the offer presented.
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    State your appreciation for the offer, and include the name of your position and the company.
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  3. 3
    Express your thanks for being selected or considered.
    You should also note that you're looking forward to working with the company, or something similar.
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  4. 4
    Confirm the details of your employment.
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    Be sure to include your agreed-upon salary, benefits, start date, contract end date, work hours and any other important details related to your position.
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  5. 5
    Clarify any issues.
    If you have any issues or questions concerning the terms of your employment, include them in the letter.
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  6. 6
    Briefly explain your goals.
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    Your goals and expectations may also include what you hope to accomplished at the company.
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  7. 7
    End the letter.
    Use a formal closing statement, such as "Regards" or "Sincerely", followed by your signature.
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  8. 8
    Add your contact information.
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    Beneath your signature, include your contact information such as your telephone number, address or email address.
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    Double-check for errors.
    Read and re-read the letter to make sure there are no misspellings, grammatical errors or typos. Remember that this letter speaks of your professionalism.
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Sample Sentences of Appreciation for Accepting a Job

  • I am pleased to accept the offer to join your Stock Department.
  • I am delighted to accept the position of Human Resource Assistant.
  • I am very excited to become the Director of your Sales Division.

Sample Sentences for Expression of Thanks

  • Your confidence in selecting me among the many applicants will be well founded.
  • I appreciate you choosing me out of the large number of candidates who applied.
  • I am glad that you found a way to make use of my experience in this area.
  • Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity.

Sample Letter

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Dear John Hickman,

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