Letter Accepting a Job Offer

Congratulations! You've been offered a job. Don't just stand there smiling — do something. First, of course, you have to decide whether to accept it. Jump ahead a bit and take a look at Chapter 17 to get help making your decision. Once you've decided this job is right for you, inform your future employer of your decision in writing. Thank her for the offer and tell her that you can't wait to get started. Then confirm the terms of the offer. This will help you avoid future misunderstandings.

Diane Fenton

22-B Liam Street

El Segundo, CA 90245

January 15, 2007

Jennifer Quinlan

Director of Marketing

SoCal Corporation

5 Preston Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Dear Ms. Quinlan,

Thank you for offering me a job as a marketing assistant at SoCal Corporation. I am accepting your offer and look forward to working with you.

As we discussed last week, my start date will be February 1st. The terms of the offer are as follows:

Salary: $30,000

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., with additional hours possible at least two days each week

Vacation/Personal Days: Two weeks' vacation and three personal days per year

Please let me know if that information is correct. I am enclosing the completed forms you sent to me.

Yours truly,


Diane Fenton

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