It’s a good idea to write a job acceptance letter even if you’ve already accepted a job by phone. It’s a courtesy follow up to formally accept the job offer through written consent.
A job acceptance letter must clearly and briefly state the following:
- Express gratitude for the opportunity granted in employment.
- Formally accept the job offer through writing consent.
- Initiation date of employment
- Underline the terms and conditions of employment. (i.e. salary, benefits)
Directly address the person that granted you the position in the department. Include your contact information such as phone number, e-mail address, etc. (A formality that an employer will appreciate)
Proof-read and make sure your work is free of any mistakes. A well-written acceptance letter must be free of any typos or grammatical errors. The correspondence letter to a job offer must keep intact with a professional attention to detail and formality. Reinforcing a professional approach to each matter dealt with. An acceptance should be clear, concise, and up-beat.
Here’s a sample dictate the guidelines of how your letter should be structured:
Job acceptance letter template:
[City, ST ZIP]
Dear [Mr./Ms. Name]:
It is a delight to accept your offer to enter (Employer Name) as a [position title] under [Supervisor Name]. The core principles and goals you outlined for the position are well-apt to my abilities, and I consider it a privilege to join your team.
As we’ve discussed, my annual salary will be [salary], and medical benefits will commence after [date] of employment.
[Mr./Ms. Name], thank you for making the interview process enjoyable. I look forward to working with you and the [Employer Name] team. I will report to work on [date]. In the meantime, feel free to call me at (555) 555-5555.
Sample Job Acceptance Letters are below: